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G.B. SHAW’S “PYGMALION” ON STAGE AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE

G.B. SHAW’S “PYGMALION” ON STAGE AT THE PASADENA PLAYHOUSE

The brilliant, irascible and prickly Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw never met an upper-class Englishman that he didn’t want to skewer is some way.  Mainly, he did it with his blistering wit and biting sense of humor with particular emphasis on the upper-class Edwardians and their way of life and language snobbishness. Drop that “h […]

NEIL SIMON IS ALIVE AND WELL AT NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE

NEIL SIMON IS ALIVE AND WELL AT NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE

Neil Simon, one of America’s most prolific and successful playwrights, has all but disappeared from the radar screens of patrons, and from the stages of professional and regional theatres across the country.   Simon like other playwrights of his generation over the last fifteen years, have been caught in the crossfire of changing audience demographics. The […]

GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE STAGES CONOR MCPHERSON’S “THE NIGHT ALIVE”

GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE STAGES CONOR MCPHERSON’S “THE NIGHT ALIVE”

It’s been said that the Irish are great storytellers and spinners of mystical tales and yarns.  And this is very true. It’s also been said that the Irishman’s vice comes bottled and is readily available at every pub in the Emerald Isle, which also may be true depending on who is doing the talking. Their […]

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