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Bunny Bunny Is Funny Funny at the Falcon Theatre till March 2

Bunny Bunny Is Funny Funny at the Falcon Theatre till March 2

Of course Bunny Bunny is funny funny, it’s a show about the hilarious Gilda Radner of Saturday Night Live fame. And Bunny Bunny — Gilda Radner: A Sort of Romantic Comedy was written by Alan Zweibel, her devoted friend and the award-winning original SNL writer who had Gilda as his muse. The play also focuses […]

Made in America

Made in America

We define ourselves by blood and by country. What makes the U.S. so unique is that we are a composite of many different cultures, creeds, and nationalities. It is our greatest strength and also what causes the most conflict. The same differences that unite us have the potential to break us as well. Playhouse West’s […]

I only caught one production on the weekend. Mostly, I just hung out at home in front of the “boob tube” watching the Olympic Games

I only caught one production on the weekend. Mostly, I just hung out at home in front of the “boob tube” watching the Olympic Games

The dedication of these young athletes is commendable … as most of us “veg” on our couches totally in awe! Life Is…. Towne Street Theatre Presents Their 7th Annual 10 Minute Play Festival. Always entertaining, and looking at all sides of life … this year they chose from 200 submissions from all over the U.S. and […]

CART Presents Village Wooing Starring Norman Lloyd and Samantha Eggar

CART Presents Village Wooing Starring Norman Lloyd and Samantha Eggar

The day after Valentine’s, on Saturday, Feb. 15, two great actors will give all of us a Valentine by performing in a reading of a comedy, written by George Bernard Shaw. It is Village Wooing. Norman Lloyd and Samantha Eggar will appear in ONE performance at the Garland Hotel, on Vineland in Studio City, in […]

Inherit the Wind Shines Light on Curiosity

Inherit the Wind Shines Light on Curiosity

As timely today as when it was written, Inherit the Wind looks at a close-minded society that fears freedom of speech and independent thinking, preferring instead to live hermetically sealed inside a lockstep mentality. Featuring a terrific cast and creative staging, the production emotionally reveals that while time has moved on since the play’s 1955 […]

CART Presents Village Wooing Starring Norman Lloyd and Samantha Eggar

CART Presents Village Wooing Starring Norman Lloyd and Samantha Eggar

The day after Valentine’s, on Saturday, Feb. 15, two great actors will give all of us a Valentine by performing in a reading of a comedy, written by George Bernard Shaw. It is Village Wooing. Norman Lloyd and Samantha Eggar will appear in ONE performance at the Garland Hotel, on Vineland in Studio City, in […]

I only caught one production on the weekend. It was a Rockin’ n’ Rollin’ musical winner!

I only caught one production on the weekend. It was a Rockin’ n’ Rollin’ musical winner!

All Together Now – The All-New Beatles Musical Are you a diehard supporter of The Beatles, like trillions of other “forever fans”? If so, this humorous, nostalgic, and musically power-packed show is a must see! Produced by Ronald Kurtz and David Leon, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their American breakthrough on The Ed Sullivan Show, this […]

Picasso’s Women: The Darker Side of Genius

Picasso’s Women: The Darker Side of Genius

Can art consume more than just the artist? Can creative brilliance be so volatile that it damages all who are in contact with it? Like Zeus’s enigmatic glorious illumination, it destroys those who see. Picasso was an artist who needs no introduction. A painter extraordinaire who defined art of the 20th century and whose name […]

The Real Thing Explores Love

The Real Thing Explores Love

Combining thoughtful direction and outstanding acting, The Real Thing brings Tom Stoppard’s witty take on love and marriage to animated life. Stoppard’s brilliant wordplay and thought-provoking insights illuminate the sometimes rocky road of romantic relationships. Famous playwright Henry (Michael Robb) discovers that his life is echoing that of his latest play, turning his life and […]

As many of you know from my theater column of many, many years …

As many of you know from my theater column of many, many years …

I love live theatrical productions! Of course some are disappointing, but each one invites you to consider different lifestyles and situations. This vicariously broadens the tapestry of your life experiences, while enjoying a night out with friends. Last weekend was a particularly rewarding one. I caught a pair of excellent plays, offered by two long-successful […]