Monthly Archives: December 2018

The more the merrier…in “Holiday Problems Anonymous”

The cast of characters in “Holiday Problems Anonymous,” now in its run at Theatre 68, in NoHo, has certainly made a big deal of Christmas festivities with family, friends, and colleagues, and all the tensions therein. This new, original comedy, … Continue reading

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Carol’s Christmas” makes the Yuletide gay

Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is a tried and true clsssic, yet in the whimsical holiday spirit, it’s always a treat to see a creative take on the original story. Such is the case in “Carol’s X-mas,’ as Ebenezer Scrooge … Continue reading

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Choose Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol” @ The Geffen

The messages in stories like “Scrooge” and “It’s A Wonderful Life” come to tell us of the importance of gratitude, friends, family , and community, especially at the holiday time, when we may feel most alone and vulnerable, rather than … Continue reading

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A Magical Transformation…in The Nutcracker @ Dorothy Chandler

For those who can never get a full “fix” of holiday music and dance, Christmas luckily comes early at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion with George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, performed by the Miami City Ballet. The familiar (exquisite) Tchaikovsky score , … Continue reading

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