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WINNING COMEDY DRAMA ON STAGE AT WESTCHESTER PLAYHOUSE

WINNING COMEDY DRAMA ON STAGE AT WESTCHESTER PLAYHOUSE

The Westchester Playhouse, home of L.A.’s Kentwood Players, celebrates sixty-five years of continuous production; making it one of the oldest community theatre venues in Southern California, launches its 2015/2016 season with “4000 Miles” by Amy Herzog. Herzog is a 2012 Obie winning playwright for Best New American Play “4000 Miles. She has been listed as […]

SAN DIEGO REP PREMIERES AN INTRIGUING DRAMA ON COGNITIVE ROBOTICS

SAN DIEGO REP PREMIERES AN INTRIGUING DRAMA ON COGNITIVE ROBOTICS

Chasing immortality by downloading one’s thoughts and memories into an everlasting human-shaped computer may sound like science fiction, but current research in robotics and artificial intelligence make it possible now. The challenge is to get past the “uncanny valley,” the discomfort-zone people experience when seeing electronic recreations of human beings that are not quite believable. […]

G.B. SHAW’S “PYGMALION” ON STAGE AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE

G.B. SHAW’S “PYGMALION” ON STAGE AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE

The brilliant, irascible and prickly Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw never met an upper-class Englishman that he didn’t want to skewer is some way.  Mainly, he did it with his blistering wit and biting sense of humor with particular emphasis on the upper-class Edwardians and their way of life and language snobbishness. Drop that “h […]