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CV REP LAUNCHES SECOND PRODUCTION OF 2016 SEASON WITH “A CLASS ACT” – A MUSICAL ABOUT MUSICALS

I doubt very few people under the age of fifty even know who Edward Kleban was let alone what he did for a living....

WORLD PREMIERE COMEDY AT NORTH COAST REP THEATRE

Loyal fans of the brilliant, and idiosyncratic fictional English sleuth Sherlock Holmes, know from memory that he never visited Alaska to solve a case. That...

27th PALM SPRINGS INTERNATONAL FILM FESTIVAL (PSIFF) WRAPS

With the 2016 Oscar nominations now announced we are in the dark, same as the general public as to which Foreign films will take...

Mexico captures fugitive drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman – president

The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been arrested after his scandalous prison break last year, the Mexican president announced via...

A CONVERSATION WITH PAKISTANI ACTOR SHAZ KHAN AT 2016 PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

As a theatre and film critic, I have the good fortune of being able to attend various festivals around the country. I get to...

PROVOCATIVE AND INTRIGUING DRAMA TESTS BELIEF TENETS

As the old saying goes, two subjects considered to be off-limits for discussion by polite people and friends at social gatherings or at dinner...

AHMANSON LAUNCHES A LUSH ROMANTIC MUSICAL

On opening night, December 10th, celebrities and actors sprinkled throughout the audience were easy to spot in Center Theatre Group’s largest venue the 2000-seat...

KIRK DOUGLAS THEATRE PREMIERES NEW COMEDY PLAY

Plays can have hidden agendas, veiled or guarded plot points, and various twists on the endings. Usually, it’s a device to keep the narrative...