Theatre

College Of The Desert “Jekyll & Hyde” Production A Smash Hit

College Of The Desert “Jekyll & Hyde” Production A Smash Hit

One of the many benefits that live theatre enjoys here in the desert is the on-going relationship between the McCallum Theatre and College of the Desert’s (COD) theatre arts department.  Where else can one produce a first-rate musical production, which includes the theatre’s professional staff and equipment inside a magnificent 1100 seat auditorium?   For both […]

Unusual Musical “Scottsboro Boys” Launched At The Old Globe

Unusual Musical “Scottsboro Boys” Launched At The Old Globe

It’s rare to see a musical that had only forty-nine performances in its 2010 Off-Broadway New York debut, become the current production on the Donald and Darlene Shiley stage at San Diego’s venerable Old Globe Theatre.  Technically, it’s a revival and is not a re-imagining. “The Scottsboro Boys”, a daring, off beat show with music […]

A Provocative Look Into The “Infidelity War Zone” At Cv Rep

A Provocative Look Into The “Infidelity War Zone” At Cv Rep

“Love and Marriage” may be the title of a popular and light-hearted pop song from the 60’s, but a peek into the war zone of infidelity, now on stage at the Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre in Rancho Mirage, presents a deeper and a more complex look into the subject matter.      CV Rep’s mission statement, […]

“Good People” On Stage At Geffen Playhouse In La

“Good People” On Stage At Geffen Playhouse In La

David Lindsay-Abaire, the off-beat playwright of such plays as “Kimberly Akimbo” and “”Rabbit Hole” (a powerful story) debuted his latest effort “Good People” at LA’s Geffen Playhouse last week.  This time he takes a page from his own roots; examining the lives of South Boston residents or “Southies’s”, as they are affectionately known in  Boston’s […]