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Men of the Desert Fashion Show and Charity Luncheon

Ellen Wolf, Barry Manilow, Lorna Luft. Photo Pat Krause Story and Photos by Pat KrauseThe 9th Annual Men of the Desert Fashion Show and Charity Luncheon was held on Sunday, December 2nd at the Westin Mission Hills Resort...

GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS A MASTER CLASS ON ACTING THANKS TO BRIAN DENNEHEY

There’s good things happening again at LA’s premiere Westside theatrical venue The Geffen Playhouse.  Change and/and or progress, however, can come at a cost; regret, and pain.  But change and growth are part of the human journey be it theatre, or the world of...

SMART COMEDY “THE UNDERSTUDY” POKES AFFECTONATE FUN AT THE WORLD OF THEATRE

Coyote StageWorks co-founding Artistic Director, actor, producer and stage director Chuck Yates, confided to me at the closing last Sunday of his highly successful comedy production of “The Understudy”, written by Theresa Rebeck, that this has been his only directing assignment in the ten...

“KING KONG” NOW A MUSICAL ON BROADWAY IS A “HUGE” SPECTACULAR PRODUCTION

Whoever said that size didn’t matter was speaking about something other than what appears on the stage of NYC’s Broadway Theatre in the form a 20 foot tall, 2000 pound puppet, who goes by the name of “King Kong”.  And, yes size is definitely...

“DEZART PERFORMS” LAUNCHES “CHURCH & STATE” A “SERIOUS DARK COMEDY”

Is there such as thing as a “serious” comedy?  The phrase itself is an oxymoron of sorts. And yet there is a certain validity to the concept mostly from writers of literature, and definitely in the work of playwrights. Think Eugene Ionesco, Jean Genet, Samuel...

POTENT AND RELEVANT DRAMA “HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE”AT CV REP THEATRE RANCHO MIRAGE

These are troubling times in America for many reasons:  Political, economic, social unrest, along with the proliferation of new crises that seem to pop up every day.   Half of the population of America has been experiencing these issues, in some form or another, that...