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The Wonderful Whacky World of “Murder for Two” on Stage at the Geffen Playhouse

The Wonderful Whacky World of “Murder for Two” on Stage at the Geffen Playhouse

Beverly Cohn Murder for Two is an Agatha Christie-style whodunit on speed. With an original fun book and entertaining music by Joe Kinosian and book and lyrics by Kellen Blair, under the superb split-second timing and staging by director Scott Schwartz, fasten your seat belts for a non-stop 90 minutes of unabashed, high spirited, comic […]

North Coast Rep Theatre Has A Triumph With “Freud’s Last Session”

North Coast Rep Theatre Has A Triumph With “Freud’s Last Session”

At last, a thinking person’s play about the vexing concepts and issues concerning the philosophy of science versus the philosophy of faith in today’s society.  It wasn’t much of an issue, say, 5000 years ago.  Then again, there wasn’t much of a scientific community or advocates to challenge the established order.  But, today it’s a […]

 St. Joseph Players Present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs”

 St. Joseph Players Present Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs”

St. Joseph Players of Yucca Valley are presenting Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical nostalgic comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs”.  It’s one of Neil’s personal favorites even to the point of writing the lead character of Eugene Jerome based directly on his own experiences growing up as a teenager in Brooklyn, NY during the 1930’s and the Great Depression. […]

Old Globe Theatre Presents World Premiere Of Steve Martin Musical

Old Globe Theatre Presents World Premiere Of Steve Martin Musical

Life is a journey and every journey has a story to tell.  The musical fable now on the stage of the Donald and Darlene Shiley theatre is the new musical “Bright Star”, co-written and composed by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, and deftly directed by Walter Bobbie. The immensely multi-talented Steve Martin – actor, playwright, […]

Top 12 Tips To Overcome Procrastination

Top 12 Tips To Overcome Procrastination

“How many times do you make a promise to do a certain task and then do – nothing? “ “How often do you set a goal but never seem to make any progress towards achieving it?” “Are you a writer who doesn’t write, a painter who doesn’t paint or an entrepreneur who never starts a venture?” […]

 Pasadena Playhouse Stage Sizzles With “Kiss Me, Kate” Musical

 Pasadena Playhouse Stage Sizzles With “Kiss Me, Kate” Musical

Any time a theatre presents a Cole Porter musical, expectations run high.  After all, we’re dealing with a giant of the American musical theatre.  Porter is one of the most iconic and sophisticated composer/lyricists in Broadway history.  A Cole Porter show borders on being almost bulletproof in the hands of a skilled director with a […]

Paradise Ranch 1st Annual WORLD DAY of PEACE Outdoor Music Festival

Paradise Ranch 1st Annual WORLD DAY of PEACE Outdoor Music Festival

Paradise Ranch  1st Annual WORLD DAY of PEACE Outdoor Music Festival and Kitty’s Wildlife Rescue Fundraiser 21900 Penny Lane, Sky Valley, CA 92241 Sunday, September 21st From 2pm until we’re done!! with The Most Incredible Gathering of Music & Musicians That you’ve heard in a very long time – maybe ever!! for A Worthy Cause […]

The Sandwich Spot Continues To Hit The Spot

The Sandwich Spot Continues To Hit The Spot

Palm Springs – The sandwich is not exactly the culinary equivalent to the Mona Lisa. Sandwiches get a bad-wrap. They are considered simple; they are to-go food – something has only to be eaten when in too much of a hurry to get something better. Proving these notions wrong, The Sandwich Spot in Palm Springs […]

Non-Human Aliens Are Now On Earth:

Non-Human Aliens Are Now On Earth:

“Contact In The Desert,” a four-day conference at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center held at the beginning of August 2014, attracted 2,000 people to its discussions of alien visitations to earth, sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFO’s), unexplained crop circles and the relations between the alien visitors and the U.S. Government. 30 speakers, including many […]

Geffen Playhouse Premiere’s Neil Labute Drama

Geffen Playhouse Premiere’s Neil Labute Drama

Playwright Neil LaBute is a prolific writer of plays and screenplays.  But he rarely appears on the radar screens of mainstream American theatre goers. Some accuse him of being a misogynistic playwright on steroids. That label may be a little unfair.  They said the same thing about G.B. Shaw’s take on women, but Shaw performed […]

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