NoHo’s El Portal Theatre’s music concerts & comedy shows, feel-good affordable entertainment

Feel-good affordable entertainment— great music concerts & jubilant comedy shows at NoHo’s historic El Portal Theatre through the end of 2019.  Exciting shows are coming to ... Continue Reading →

Fritz Coleman at Garry Marshall Theatre Sun Oct 13, comedy blessing break from soul-crushing news

 The timing is perfect for Fritz Coleman’s hilarious, non-divisive, clean comedy show. Aah, what a feel-good blessing from the relentless soul-crushing news cycle.  “People just ... Continue Reading →

Amadeus: A Monumental Production at North Coast Repertory

    The remarkable delivery of numerous soliloquies marks Tony Amendola’s magnificent performance as Antonio Salieri. Complacent in his seemingly fulfilling role as Imperial ... Continue Reading →

Kiss My Aztec! At La Jolla Playhouse

In a bawdy, boisterous and clever musical, John Leguizamo has rebirthed his decades old play as “Kiss My Aztec!” If a comparison is needed, I’d say it is a cross between “Spamalot” ... Continue Reading →

LA Theater Sept. reviews & previews: shows big & small–Frankenstein, Witch, The Chinese Lady, Saugerties, & Blue Man Group!

 As Fall approaches, Los Angeles offers something for everyone in theaters big and small, from the powerful production of Frankenstein, to inspiration and entertainment from The Chinese ... Continue Reading →

LA theater reviews & previews, musicals big & small–Miss Saigon, Spitfire Grill, Firebringer, & Friends!

 Musicals in Los Angeles continue to offer something for everyone in theaters big and small, from the powerful production of Miss Saigon, to the inspiring Spitfire Grill the Musical ... Continue Reading →

Another Roll of the Dice – World Premiere at North Coast Repertory Theatre

Journalist Damon Runyon romanticized the underworld characters on whom he reported, unspooling a series of stories that became wedded to the music of Frank Loesser. “Guys and Dolls” ... Continue Reading →

A Walk in the Woods

Not a day seems to go by without the news reminding us of ongoing negotiations between governments. Whether it is another visit to the DMZ in Korea or trade talks with China, we are ... Continue Reading →