Mike Birbiglia: “The Old Man & The Pool” – Mark Taper Forum

I was introduced to the concept of the one man show at The Mark Taper Forum with Spalding Gray’s epic “Swimming to Cambodia” in the 1980s. Over the years, I have seen the ... Continue Reading →

“ON BECKETT” – BILL IRWIN ENCHANTS US AT THE OLD GLOBE

Bill Irwin states at the outset that he is not a scholar of Samuel Beckett, yet his 90 minute exploration of the Irish writer‘s words belies the statement. You come away with ... Continue Reading →

Critics serious about classroom comedy Abbott Elementary for TCA awards

The kiddie classroom comedy Abbott Elementary is a favorite with TV critics across the US and Canada. Honoring the best in broadcasting and across all media platforms this past ... Continue Reading →

Review: KING LEAR stars Joe Morton with storm of emotions at The Wallis

 King Lear has been William Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy that covers themes of power, love, loyalty, treachery, and madness. It also showcases the most dysfunctional family ... Continue Reading →

Jazz great Steve Tyrell in concert at NoHo’s El Portal Theatre April 2, 2022

 The El Portal Theatre presents Steve Tyrell In Concert    For lovers of great music, a special swinging concert puts jazz great Steve Tyrell in the spotlight ... Continue Reading →

We deserve this swinging celebration: Big Band Holiday at NoHo’s El Portal Dec. 18 & 19

A swinging Christmas celebration is coming! The Big Band Alumni are incredible musicians who played with the greatest Big Bands of all time, like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Count ... Continue Reading →

Review: LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE the best ever at The Wallis in Beverly Hills

Christmas is all around thanks to LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, a stage musical that blends the greatly cherished film with live performances. It has been produced by For the Record for several ... Continue Reading →

Review: SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO MOTOWN at the Garry Marshall Theatre

 SANTA CLAUS IS COMIN’ TO MOTOWN is at the Garry Marshall Theatre, through December 24, 2021. Presented by the fantastic folks at the Troubadour Theater Company, it’s a new ... Continue Reading →