Theatre

FASCINATING MEDICAL EMERGENCY ROOM DOCUMENTARY ON THE BIRTH OF THE “ER”

FASCINATING MEDICAL EMERGENCY ROOM DOCUMENTARY ON THE BIRTH OF THE “ER”

Unless one is a health professional, one only gets to view the Emergency Room (ER) either by walking into one as a patient or, on a gurney while being transferred from an ambulance. Either way, the documentary film written and directed by first time filmmaker Dr. Ryan McGarry, MD, is a fascinating and eye-popping journey […]

World Class Classical Pianist Hershey Felder Becomes Irving Berlin

World Class Classical Pianist Hershey Felder Becomes Irving Berlin

Many are called to become piano virtuosos, but few, very few, are chosen.  Fortunately for audiences of LA’s Geffen Playhouse, Hershey Felder likes the intimate confines of the Gil Cates theatre. Hershey Felder, the brilliant and creative concert pianist also had theatrical ambitions to go along with his life as a world class entertainer. Fifteen […]

SUPERB AMERICAN MUSICAL PREMIERE OF                 “THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME” AT LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE

SUPERB AMERICAN MUSICAL PREMIERE OF                  “THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME” AT LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE

The La Jolla Playhouse, one of the country’s leading Tony Award Regional Theatres, is a recognized leader in the art of transferring its productions from La Jolla to Broadway, and they have a genuine, bona fide candidate with the Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Peter Parnell production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”. The libretto by […]

Cv Rep Launches 2014/2015 Season With Poignant Drama “The Chosen”

Cv Rep Launches 2014/2015 Season With Poignant Drama “The Chosen”

The desert’s most intimate and quality Equity theatre CV REP, launched its 6th season with the insightful, drama “The Chosen” adapted by Aaron Posner and the late Chaim Potok, based on Potok’s novel of the same name. Directed with intelligence and sensitivity by CV REP’s founding artistic director Ron Celona, the poignant coming of-age-story between […]

 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 […]

 Geffen Playhouse Offers Intellectual Comedy Satire Play

 Geffen Playhouse Offers Intellectual Comedy Satire Play

Sometime the only way to communicate controversial or ambiguous ideas is to employ the theatrical conventions of comedy and satire as the messenger of enlightenment. In the Geffen Playhouse’s current production “The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord”, written by Scott Carter and directed by Matt August, three of […]

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. […]

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