Monthly Archives: June 2017

No Filters: Ronnie Marmo is Lenny Bruce

  A one man show on the brilliant life (and tragic death, age 40 of an overdose); and legacy of the ‘god of comedy,’ Lenny Bruce just had to be made, and the perfect combination to do it are actor … Continue reading

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A Lesson on Women…in “The Female Brain”

Such a mystique to understand the inner goings on of the female brain and neurology, and Whitney Cummings tackles it hands on in her new film, “The Female Brain,” premiering at the Los Angeles Film Festival 2017. In a q&a … Continue reading

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Bewildered, Bedazzled, “Beguiled”

The Los Angeles Film Fest 2017 recently premiered the new film by esteemed Oscar winning director Sofia Coppola at the LACMA Bing Theatre.  “The Beguiled” is a remake of Don Siegel’s 1971 Civil war drama starring Clint Eastwood.  It is … Continue reading

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The Writing’s on the Wall… in “Building the Wall”

The audience is the captivated 4th wall in Robert Schenkkan’s gripping, all too timely masterpiece, “Building the Wall,” recently premiering at the Fountain Theatre, Hollywood.  Upon considering attending this politically charged performance, I first thought it may be too soon … Continue reading

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Heavenly Monologue…in “Talking With Angels” Hollywood Fringe ’17

In every generation, Judaism has had its share of martyrs. Hannah Senesh, a Hungarian Jew and poet/writer of the profound “Blessed is the Match,” is one such example.  A lesser known heroine is Gitta Mallasz, whose story and poetry is … Continue reading

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Magic, Cabaret… and All That Jazz

Master of magic, illusions, and jazz, Jonathan Sky dazzles onstage in his current show, “Rhapsody,” at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival.  Billed as “50 minutes of musical magic,” this show has all the elements to wow the crowd, including 12 … Continue reading

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Breathe Deep…and give praise…to “Trixie: The Musical

“Trixie: The Musical” pays homage to the art of psychotherapy in its many creative forms, from cognitive behavioral therapy, expressive art therapy; to motivational interviewing and empathic reflective validation.  Under Elizabeth DelloRusso’s superb direction, ensemble members, Emily Decker (Trixie); Elizabeth … Continue reading

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