Palm Desert

COLLEGE OF DESERT STAGES A COMPELLING MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF “RENT”

COLLEGE OF DESERT STAGES A COMPELLING MUSICAL PRODUCTION OF “RENT”

The College of the Desert (COD) hits all the right notes in its compelling production of “RENT” that opened last Friday at the on- campus Pollock Theatre. The rock musical loosely based on Giacomo Puccini’s 1896 opera “La Boheme”, has been updated to 1980’s New York City, and explores the lives a group of impoverished […]

Theresa Rebeck Comedy Satire On Stage At Palm Desert’s Arthur Newman Theatre

Theresa Rebeck Comedy Satire On Stage  At Palm Desert’s Arthur Newman Theatre

The lure of show business is magnetic and all-consuming if you’re an alpha male or female.  Plays and Hollywood movies are usually about young and hungry actors with a burning fire in the belly to perform anything, anywhere. Theresa Rebeck is a playwright and screenwriter with credits on and off Broadway, and on Television.  She’s […]

The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert held its annual fundraising dinner and Gala

The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert held its annual fundraising dinner and Gala

The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert held its annual fundraising dinner and Gala on Tuesday Dec. 3rd. There were full Gala Tickets available for a select number that included Dinner at four local restaurants prior to the concert. Restaurants were Cuistot, Jillian’s, La Spiga and Wally’s. Tickets could be purchased for the concert only. The […]

The Story Of Adam And Eve Viewed Through Different Lenses

The Story Of Adam And Eve Viewed Through Different Lenses

Playwright Paul Rudnick, the darling of Off-Broadway and on occasion, Broadway, is considered a satirical playwright who loves to poke fun at society’s sacred cows and WASPY values.  Needless to say, his 1998 comic-spoof on the bible’s Adam and Eve story entitled “The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told”, would not be very popular at an […]

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