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Saturday, May 26, 2018

TEEN SUMMER POPCORN MOVIE JUGGLES VIRGINITY WOES

Another summer, another movie about 19 year-old males “losing it” before they turn twenty will be available before the end of the year. I’m...

HAROLD PINTER’S THOUGHT PROVOKING “BETRAYAL” AT NORTH COAST REP

The late British playwright and Nobel laureate in Literature, Harold Pinter, was a master of the oblique and sometimes even the opaque, when it...

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...

Hollywood Movies Of The ‘30’S From A Different Pov

Since her breakthrough play “Intimate Apparel” in 2003 (seen at the Mark Taper Forum in 2004), and her Pulitzer Prize winning drama “Ruined” in...

Neil Diamond Subject Of A Documentary On His Career

There is absolutely no doubt that Neil Diamond is an iconic singer/songwriter/performer and a genuine Superstar.  But it wasn’t always so.  The documentary film...

Quirky Tragi-Comedy At San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre

“Bethany”, written by playwright Laura Marks and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, is a dark, tragic-comedy that chronicles the efforts of a young single...