Palm Springs

COMPELLING DRAMA FROM NEW PLAYWRIGHT AT DESERT THEATRE ENSEMBLE

COMPELLING DRAMA FROM NEW PLAYWRIGHT AT DESERT THEATRE ENSEMBLE

  Playwrights promoting playwrights is not that unusual in the Coachella Valley. In business and creative endeavors, however, creators jealously guard their creations from industrial theft, art forgery, copyright plagiarism, and from screenwriters who recognize a good idea when they see one. Desert Ensemble Theatre founder and playwright Tony Padilla, is a playwright, who not […]

COYOTE STAGEWORKS DANCES ITS WAY INTO AUDIENCE HEARTS

COYOTE STAGEWORKS DANCES ITS WAY INTO AUDIENCE HEARTS

Coyote StageWorks, the professional theatre company of Palm Springs, is known for entertaining, brilliantly-produced and performed productions, has hit another home run with their current snappy, energy-driven comedy “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”. Insightfully written by Richard Alfieri, and inventively directed by Larry Raben, “Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks”, now on stage at […]

DEZART PERFORMS THOUGHT PROVOKING COMEDY IN PALM SPRINGS

DEZART PERFORMS THOUGHT PROVOKING COMEDY IN PALM SPRINGS

The American theatre has a real-life, intrepid, grownup playwright in Bruce Norris who is isn’t intimidated by questionable social mores that have been sequestered and festering under society’s radar screens for decades. “Clybourne Park”, is an in-your-face comedy under the clever direction of Artistic Director Michael Shaw that deftly navigates the turbulent waters of America’s […]

ALL COACHELLA VALLEY LOCAL INDIE FILM “DO IT OR DIE” DEBUTS IT’S WORLD PREMIERE AT PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

ALL COACHELLA VALLEY LOCAL INDIE FILM “DO IT OR DIE” DEBUTS IT’S WORLD PREMIERE AT PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Don’t ever let anyone tell you that the passion for the arts is just an ego trip and a passing fancy.  Au contraire. Case in point. A group of local professional and dedicated actors, writers, producers and a director, along with a savvy group of technical film professionals gave birth just a few months ago […]

MATT DAMON AS JASON BOURNE BACK IN ACTION

MATT DAMON AS JASON BOURNE BACK IN ACTION

When the Jason Bourne franchise was launched in 2002 with Matt Damon playing the super-secret, “black Ops” government assassin who didn’t know his own name or own life back-story thanks to amnesia, the producers realized they had a gold mine of action-driven series of films that they thought would go on forever: “The Bourne Identity” […]

ANGLO/INDIAN BIOPIC ENGAGES WITH ARTISTRY AND STYLE

ANGLO/INDIAN BIOPIC ENGAGES WITH ARTISTRY AND STYLE

In “The Man Who Knew Infinity”, the world of 1914 eerily resonates with thorny issues still plaguing the 21st century; especially when it comes to culture, ethnicity, diversity, and the meritorious acceptance of individuals. Most Americans don’t really understand or comprehend the English and their “tight little island” mentality. If one wants to irritate an […]

COYOTE STAGEWORKS BACK ON STAGE AT ANNENBERG WITH “ART”

COYOTE STAGEWORKS BACK ON STAGE AT ANNENBERG WITH “ART”

Who would have thought that a ‘white canvas painting’ three feet by four feet without a frame, could wreak such comedy havoc between three old friends? That in a nutshell is the gist of the story of the blisteringly funny comedy ‘ART’, written by Iranian-born, but French-raised, Tony Award winning-playwright Yasmina Reza. English playwright Christopher […]

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