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DIRECTOR SPIKE LEE RETUNS TO THE BIG SCREEN WITH A POWERFUL MESSAGE

Just when some people were beginning to think that filmmaker Spike Lee, known for his outspoken harsh and bold, assessment of race relations in his movies was fading from the forefront of black film directors, Lee (now 61 years of age), once again surprises...

A CONVERSATION WITH ACTOR/WRITER SYDNEY WEISMAN

Coachella Valley music producer Les Michaels is known for presenting new and favorite Cabaret musical artists through his popular “Sundays In Summer Series”, performed in the Arthur Newman Theater, at the Joslyn Center in Palm Desert. Michaels is smack dab in the middle of his...

NEIL SIMON COMEDY BAREFOOT IN THE PARK ON STAGE AT SAN DIEGO’S OLD GLOBE THEATRE

Whenever the subject of comedy comes up in polite company it’s almost impossible not to include the name and career of America’s unchallenged King of comedy playwright Neil Simon.  Simon is one of the world’s most successful and prolific playwrights.  His stage play canon...

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...