Theatre

SAN DIEGO REP PREMIERES AN INTRIGUING DRAMA ON COGNITIVE ROBOTICS

SAN DIEGO REP PREMIERES AN INTRIGUING DRAMA ON COGNITIVE ROBOTICS

Chasing immortality by downloading one’s thoughts and memories into an everlasting human-shaped computer may sound like science fiction, but current research in robotics and artificial intelligence make it possible now. The challenge is to get past the “uncanny valley,” the discomfort-zone people experience when seeing electronic recreations of human beings that are not quite believable. […]

COMPELLING STORY OF ONE MAN’S COURAGEOUS STAND FOR JUSTICE IS ON STAGE AT CV REP THEATRE

COMPELLING STORY OF ONE MAN’S COURAGEOUS STAND FOR JUSTICE IS ON STAGE AT CV REP THEATRE

Courage, principle, and perseverance to stay the course despite all odds and pressure is not easily achieved by many people. Also, it’s very intimidating for any individual to stand up and legally challenge The United States of America, whatever the circumstances. Following the December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor attack by Japan, war-time America and its […]

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 […]

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