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2015 MARILYN MONROE DOCUMENTARY REVEALS NEW CLUES TO HER 1962 DEATH

2015 MARILYN MONROE DOCUMENTARY REVEALS NEW CLUES TO HER 1962 DEATH

Fifty-three years after her death in 1962, Marilyn Monroe continues to make headlines.  The world’s most photographed movie star and iconic celebrity once again becomes the subject of a new film documentary: “Marilyn Monroe – Declassified”. The movie written, produced, and directed by Paul Davids received its world premiere screening last month at the San […]

OLD GLOBE PREMIERE’S KEN LUDWIG’S NEWEST HILARIOUS COMEDY

OLD GLOBE PREMIERE’S KEN LUDWIG’S NEWEST HILARIOUS COMEDY

Although he winces when people refer to his comedy plays as “farces”, there is no doubt that he is one of America’s finest practitioners of the genre.  Most famous for his Tony Award-winning comedy/farce plays “Lend Me a Tenor” and “Moon Over Buffalo”, prolific playwright Ken Ludwig, once again scores with his latest inventive and […]

MARK TAPER FORUM SCORES WITH A TRIUMPHANT AND POWERFUL REVIVAL OF “BENT”

MARK TAPER FORUM SCORES WITH A TRIUMPHANT AND POWERFUL REVIVAL OF “BENT”

The world learned about the holocaust in 1945, but many thought the millions murdered by Hitler’s Nazi Germany was directed solely at Europe’s Jews. There were, however, other targets on the Nazi’s radar screens. The “Pink Triangle” prisoners – Europe’s gay community were also scheduled for eradication. When playwright Martin Sherman came upon a reference […]

THOUGHT PROVOKING COMEDY HAS AUDIENCES TALKING

THOUGHT PROVOKING COMEDY HAS AUDIENCES TALKING

Nothing gets conversation started as quick and as passionate as aficionados of sports, or the divisiveness of political discourse, or, the radio-active subject of religion with its deep-seated tenets – even among families, let alone the general public. Which brings us to the highly entertaining but prickly subject matter embedded in the premise and dialogue […]

NATIONAL TOUR OF “MATILDA THE MUSICAL” BEGINS AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE IN LOS ANGELES

NATIONAL TOUR OF “MATILDA THE MUSICAL” BEGINS AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE IN LOS ANGELES

It’s a huge cast show that is colorfully uber-produced beyond belief. More than 30 actors, singers, dancers, and performers plus a world-class technical team of gifted, talented, and incredibly inventive theatrical wizards, all come together in support of one little girl: Matilda, who has a love and passion for books, words, and storytelling that transcends […]

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