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Palm Canyon Theatre Stages Mel Brooks “Young Frankenstein”

Palm Canyon Theatre Stages Mel Brooks “Young Frankenstein”

If Neil Simon is the playwright with the greatest number of smash comedy plays on Broadway (over 30) Mel Brooks is surely the nuttiest, wackiest, and supremely muli-talented playwright/actor – with huge successes on Broadway from “The Producers” (1968) to “Young Frankenstein” (1974). And while we’re at it let’s throw in the movies “Blazing Saddles”, […]

 North Coast Rep Theatre Has A Triumph With “Freud’s Last Session”

 North Coast Rep Theatre Has A Triumph With “Freud’s Last Session”

At last, a thinking person’s play about the vexing concepts and issues concerning the philosophy of science versus the philosophy of faith in today’s society.  It wasn’t much of an issue, say, 5000 years ago.  Then again, there wasn’t much of a scientific community or advocates to challenge the established order.  But, today it’s a […]

St. Joseph Players Present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs”

St. Joseph Players Present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs”

St. Joseph Players of Yucca Valley are presenting Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical nostalgic comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs”.  It’s one of Neil’s personal favorites even to the point of writing the lead character of Eugene Jerome based directly on his own experiences growing up as a teenager in Brooklyn, NY during the 1930’s and the Great Depression. […]

Jim Gaffigan: The White Bread Tour

Jim Gaffigan: The White Bread Tour

RANCHO MIRAGE, CA – Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa is thrilled to announce Jim Gaffigan:  The White Bread Tour live at The Show, Friday, December 5, 2014.  Tickets are now on sale starting at $65. Jim Gaffigan is a Grammy nominated Comedian, New York Times Best Selling author, top touring performer, and multi-platinum selling father […]

Pasadena Playhouse Stage Sizzles With “Kiss Me, Kate” Musical

Pasadena Playhouse Stage Sizzles With “Kiss Me, Kate” Musical

Any time a theatre presents a Cole Porter musical, expectations run high. After all, we’re dealing with a giant of the American musical theatre. Porter is one of the most iconic and sophisticated composer/lyricists in Broadway history. A Cole Porter show borders on being almost bulletproof in the hands of a skilled director with a […]

Shari Belafonte Celebrates Her Stylish 60Th Birthday

Shari Belafonte Celebrates Her Stylish 60Th Birthday

By Pamela Price It was a nonstop desert birthday for one of America’ s classic fitness personalities and “cover girls” from the 1980s, Shari Belafonte. This multi talented woman modeled for magazines from Vogue to Vanity Fair during her career, portrayed Julie Gillette on ABC’s series “Hotel” and hasn’t taken a break, it seems until […]

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