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POWERFUL DRAMA “AGNES OF GOD” A TRIUMPHANT MUST SEE AT THE ANNENBERG THEATRE IN PALM SPRINGS

POWERFUL DRAMA “AGNES OF GOD” A TRIUMPHANT MUST SEE AT THE ANNENBERG THEATRE IN PALM SPRINGS

Whoever says one has to go to New York or LA to see great theatre obviously hasn’t seen, but should see, the current Coyote StageWorks production of “Agnes of God” currently on stage at the Annenberg Theatre in Palm Springs. The serious, thought-provoking play written by John Pielmeier examines not only the core issue of […]

NATIONAL TOURING COMPANY OF ‘A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER’ OPENS AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE

NATIONAL TOURING COMPANY OF ‘A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE                              AND MURDER’ OPENS AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE

Music maybe the food of love per the Bard, who urges us to play on. However, it’s devilishly difficult when everyone is laughing and having a great time to think about squaring the circle concerning the murderous aspects in the title of the brilliant and entertaining musical comedy/farce production now on stage at the Ahmanson […]

US PREMIERE OF COMEDY/FARCE “NOW YOU SEE IT” ON STAGE AT NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE

US PREMIERE OF COMEDY/FARCE “NOW YOU SEE IT” ON STAGE AT NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE

Farce, in general, as a theatrical genre has always been a tough sell to American audiences.   Lately, we’ve seen a noticeable upswing in the plays of the masters of the genre – playwrights like the great Moliere, and the “Belle Epoque” favorite Georges Feydeau – being staged again, albeit, via translations mainly by British playwrights, […]

SAN DIEGO REP THEATRE SCORES WITH IRISH ROM/COM “OUTSIDE MULLINGAR”

SAN DIEGO REP THEATRE SCORES WITH IRISH ROM/COM “OUTSIDE MULLINGAR”

The Irish are known for being great storytellers. The bigger the tale the better the story. In America today one of the best practitioners of Irish wit and comedy is the colorful New York-born writer John Patrick Shanley. The Academy Award-winning screenwriter of “Moon Struck” and the Tony-winning playwright of “Doubt: A Parable”, Shanley, also […]

AHMANSON LAUNCHES A LUSH ROMANTIC MUSICAL

AHMANSON LAUNCHES A LUSH ROMANTIC MUSICAL

On opening night, December 10th, celebrities and actors sprinkled throughout the audience were easy to spot in Center Theatre Group’s largest venue the 2000-seat Ahmanson Theatre. They were there along with an eager audience waiting to see an honest-to-goodness tear-jerker about the choices people the world over make when it comes to love. The cynics […]

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