In London Noël Coward’s “Brief Encounter” Maintains Its Ambition

Ambition counts for a lot in my book. Working with the much loved Noël Coward production this musical works to blend the cinematic within a live stage production. But it also attempts ... Continue Reading →

Opening Night – A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

North Coast Rep is closing out their 36th season with its biggest production. With a fine cast and able musical accompaniment, David Ellenstein has directed a great production of this ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Hypnosis Catherine Hickland’s mind-bending amazements on Debbie Reynolds MainStage, El Portal Theatre, July 28

The entertaining mind-bending show, Catherine Hickland’s Comedy Hypnosis and Other Mind Amazements is at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, California, on Saturday, ... Continue Reading →

The Sorting Room nightclub has great mix of talent at The Wallis in Beverly Hills

An intimate nightclub atmosphere to enjoy great talent. That’s The Sorting Room at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. This summer the popular place ... Continue Reading →

Sweet Charity launches Reprise 2.0 Productions at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse June 1 to July 1

  The title character in the 1966 musical SWEET CHARITY is a blissfully naive girl in search of love. Well, the incurable romantic Charity Hope Valentine has finally found the ... Continue Reading →

Drunk Shakespeare – Off Broadway

Proving that Shakespeare’s work is malleable enough for almost anything, along comes Drunk Shakespeare. Proving that at least the lead actor is indeed starting with four quick shots ... Continue Reading →

“Long Day’s Journey Into Night” shines with Jeremy Irons and Lesley Manville at The Wallis

Brilliant actors need brilliantly written roles to shine in the spotlight. Thus seeing Academy Award-winner Jeremy Irons (Reversal of Fortune) and Olivier Award-winner Lesley Manville ... Continue Reading →

A Bronx Tale – Now on Broadway

In the midst of so many existing productions being turned into Broadway plays, it was an intriguing journey taken by A Bronx Tale. Chazz Palminteri started the ball rolling, with ... Continue Reading →