At The Wallis in Beverly Hills– music, dance & great performances

This Autumn the Los Angeles theater scene was launched with a big “bang, bang” thanks to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presenting the ultra-impressive For ... Continue Reading →

Fritz Coleman’s DEFYING GRAVITY, hilarious “Baby Boomer support group” show

Fritz Coleman’s DEFYING GRAVITY is a hilarious look at the comical calamities of aging. It’s for the delight of Baby Boomers and all those who hope to become part of the 50-plus ... Continue Reading →

Kinky Boots: Al Hirschfeld Theatre NYC

Who knew the saucy girl from Queens who blew into the MTV scene of the 80s would decades later join with one of the multi-talented artists from that era to create a delightful Broadway ... Continue Reading →

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical: Stephen Sondheim Theatre NYC

Disproving the theory that there are no second acts in America, Beautiful artfully unfolds the story of Carole King. King went from unknown success writing hit songs for other singers ... Continue Reading →

Sense and Sensibility – West Coast Premiere – Old Globe Theatre

Jane Austen’s novels have resonated down the years, through two centuries, and have been the foundation for myriad interpretations. The latest version is an ambitious musical now ... Continue Reading →

The Last Tiger in Haiti – La Jolla Playhouse: World Premiere

The venerable La Jolla Playhouse continues its tradition of exploring new voices. With the world premiere of The Last Tiger in Haiti, the audience is thrust into pre-earthquake Haiti ... Continue Reading →

Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Ethel Barrymore Theatre

I try to avoid reading reviews until I can see the show, so I don’t know if most articles about this ambitious and successful production mention the situation of the main character. ... Continue Reading →

The Effect (Barrow Street Theatre)

The play received the UK Critics Circle award as best new play, and its new American production in NYC remains thought provoking. Successfully combining the improbably related themes ... Continue Reading →