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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 […]

North Coast Rep Theatre Launches 33Rd Season With “Fallen Angels”

North Coast Rep Theatre Launches 33Rd Season With “Fallen Angels”

When a theatre decides to present a Noel Coward play be it in the San Diego area, or anywhere else for that matter, it had better have a director with the understanding and appreciation for the gifted and prodigious playwright (more than 50 plays), from Teddington, Middlesex England. Coward was not only a bold and […]

Love Is In The Air At San Diego Old Globe Shakespeare Festival

Love Is In The Air At San Diego Old Globe Shakespeare Festival

If you haven’t seen a production of the Old Globe’s Summer Shakespeare Outdoor Theatre Festival this year you still have time to catch “Two Gentlemen of Verona” in the Lowell Davies Outdoor Theatre in Balboa Park. Whether Shakespeare is writing stories about comedy, drama or tragedy, the subject of love is never far away.   It’s […]

Comedian Robin Williams found dead in suspected suicide

Comedian Robin Williams found dead in suspected suicide

Oscar winning actor Robin Williams has died in his home in California at the age of 63. “Robin Williams passed away this morning. He has been battling severe depression of late. This is a tragic and sudden loss. The family respectfully asks for their privacy as they grieve during this very difficult time,” the comedian’s publicist said […]

Mark Taper Forum Hits A Home Run With “Buyer & Cellar”

Mark Taper Forum Hits A Home Run With “Buyer & Cellar”

Los Angeles’ Mark Taper Forum’s current West Coast premiere production of “Buyer & Cellar” is just a few miles from Dodger Stadium, home to those lovable lugs and expats from Brooklyn who are now in their fifty-fifth year of being the LA Dodgers   It just seems appropriate to stretch the baseball metaphor of hitting one […]

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