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NORTH COAST REP THEATRE SCORES BIG WITH HYSTERICAL HILARIOUS COMEDY FARCE MUSICAL

No matter how many times one sees one of the funniest, most hilarious, musical comedy-farce  productions of the last 50 years, one still cannot help but enjoy the sheer madness and outrageous comedy audaciousness of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the...

PROVOCATIVE DRAMA EXPLORES IMMIGRANT LIFE IN AMERICA AT LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE

The La Jolla Playhouse (LJP) founded in 1947 by Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, and Mel Ferrer, is one of America’s prestige regional theatres. It has sent more than thirty productions on to the stages of Broadway, nabbing many Tony nominations and Tony Awards in...

CV REP PRESENTED CABARET SINGER LESLIE PAGE IN HER NEW SHOW “A TAPESTRY THROUGH MUSIC”

I’m often asked if I would consent to reviewing Cabaret artists. I love cabaret.  The issue is not one of whether I would or would not, it’s a matter of timing.  The schedule for my newspaper outlets drive the decision. Usually, cabaret artists perform only...

PALM CANYON THEATRE STAGES THE MUSICAL COMEDY “THE WEDDING SINGER”

The Palm Canyon Theatre (PCT) of Palm Springs has a long and winning track record of producing musical theatre productions that please their audiences. The list of award-winning productions and Desert Theatre League (DTL) trophies is too numerous to list here. All of their winning...

A GLITTERING TRIUMPHANT “TEMPEST” ONSTAGE AT SAN DIEGO’S OLD GLOBE THEATRE

June marks the month the Old Globe Theatre of San Diego launches its internationally famous Summer Shakespeare Festival in the Old Globe’s Lowell Davies Outdoor Theatre. Opening Nights at the Globe are always eagerly anticipated.  But I feel there is a special sort of electricity...

DESERT ROSE PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS A NOIR-COMEDY HOOT IN “WOMEN BEHIND BARS”

Co-founders Jim Strait and Paul Taylor of the Valley's only LBTGQ live theatre company has a winning production on their hands making it a great way to announce their mutual retirement from the award-winning Desert Rose Playhouse (DRP), in Cathedral City. When the time...