Category: THEATRE

CELEBRATION THEATRE’S VIBRANT VOICE AWARDS

CELEBRATION THEATRE’S VIBRANT VOICE AWARDS

[ 0 ] April 17, 2014

  An appearance by the original ‘Golden Girl‘ Betty White, will highlight Celebration Theatre’s annual Vibrant Voice Awards benefit event taking place on Saturday, April 26 at Sound Stage 19, CBS Studio Center in Studio City. White along with her current co-stars from Hot in Cleveland, Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Wendie Malick will be […]

 CORONADO PLAYHOUSE presents SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE

CORONADO PLAYHOUSE presents SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE

[ 0 ] April 6, 2014

Like any good obsession, what it is focused upon lingers like a pervasive stench that never dissipates, it can’t be cleaned away and the desire to bring it to an end motivates all of the decisions made to be rid of it. “We are two men who share a shadow; our every move betrays us…” […]

RAGE REVIEWS: BARRY'S BABY - 'HARMONY'

RAGE REVIEWS: BARRY’S BABY – ‘HARMONY’

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014

by chris carpenter -  When not writing songs that make the whole world sing over the past 40 years, to the tune of 80 million records sold, Barry Manilow has spent a lot of time developing a stage musical with longtime collaborator Bruce Sussman. The pair’s Harmony is a theatrical bio of the Comedian Harmonists, […]

DEBBIE PRUTSMAN: THE PURR-FECT REFLECTIVE GRIZABELLA

DEBBIE PRUTSMAN: THE PURR-FECT REFLECTIVE GRIZABELLA

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014

by lisa lipsey -  San Diego Musical Theatre takes a daring feline leap into the world of CATS. Directed by James Vasquez and choreographed by Janet Renslow, this is the largest show ever put on by the company with 22 cast members from throughout Southern California. CATS, the iconic Andrew Lloyd Webber show based on […]

"I LOVE LUCY" LIVE ON STAGE

“I LOVE LUCY” LIVE ON STAGE

[ 0 ] March 11, 2014

 by tony reverditto -  WHO HASN’T HEARD OF THIS LANDMARK TELEVISION SERIES? I LOVE LUCY WAS AN AMERICAN TELEVISION SITCOM STARRING LUCILLE BALL, DESI ARNAZ, VIVIAN VANCE AND WILLIAM FRAWLEY THAT ORIGINALLY RAN FROM 1951 TO 1957 AND IS STILL SYNDICATED IN DOZENS OF LANGUAGES ACROSS THE WORLD.  I had the pleasure of attending the […]

MARCH MADNESS! AT LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

MARCH MADNESS! AT LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

[ 0 ] March 6, 2014

by lisa lipsey -  Some are crazy for basketball and some are crazy for the stage. For the latter group, there’s a reason to stand up and cheer! La Mirada Theatre is taking on the annual craze that is March Madness with its plethora of music and comedy—both live and impersonated. Everything from funny man […]

DIRECTOR SHANA WRIDE GETS VULNERABLE WITH 'BOYS AND GIRLS' AT DIVERSIONARY

DIRECTOR SHANA WRIDE GETS VULNERABLE WITH ‘BOYS AND GIRLS’ AT DIVERSIONARY

[ 0 ] February 18, 2014

by lisa lipsey  Written by Tom Donaghy, Boys and Girls is a comedy about gay family drama… Or is it?  The Diversionary Theatre dubs it as a tale of two couples in their early 30s, one lesbian and one gay. Each has complicated histories to overcome as they “struggle to grow-up, settle down and raise […]

LIAM BONNER PLAYING 'BILLY BUDD'

LIAM BONNER PLAYING ‘BILLY BUDD’

[ 0 ] February 13, 2014

 by chris carpenter -  In honor of gay composer Benjamin Britten’s 100th birthday, LA Opera is reviving one of his most renowned works this month. Billy Budd, a homoerotic tale of intrigue set on the high seas, will run for six performances only from Saturday, February 22 through Sunday, March 16 at the Dorothy Chandler […]

A HEART, A BRAIN, THE NERVE!

A HEART, A BRAIN, THE NERVE!

[ 0 ] February 10, 2014

 by tony reverditto -  Considered one of the most popular movies of all time, The Wizard of Oz, now celebrating its 75th anniversary, is a film we all know and love. Now the magic continues live on stage with a national tour developed from the original MGM screenplay. All the beloved songs from the Oscar-winning […]

TELLY LEUNG IN "THE UPS AND DOWNS OF LOVE"

TELLY LEUNG IN “THE UPS AND DOWNS OF LOVE”

[ 0 ] February 7, 2014

  Many of you might remember Telly Leung from his role as Sammy Kimura in the Old Globe’s 2012 production of Allegiance, A New American Musical, based on George Takei’s experiences in the Japanese internment camps during WWII. A stage and television star in his own right, Telly is known for his Broadway roles (Flower […]

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