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About Bonnie Priever Curtain Up!

I am a theatre reviewer extraordinairre. I attend and cover theatres ranging from large to small venues, and every subject from musical theatre to dramatic presentations. Also please check out my reviews at www.examiner.com and www.tolucantimes.com my email is bonniedeb13@hotmail.com

Anne Frank imagines Life Beyond the War…in Anne, A New Play

The year is 1945 and the war is approaching its end. “Anne, a new play rediscovering Anne Frank,” now in its run at the Museum of Tolerance, starts out with an idealistic, wishful thinking scene, where Anne (Ava Lalezarzadeh) and … Continue reading

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Summertime…and the living is dreamy

Summertime means peaches and plums, lazy day lounging, sun bathing, popsicles, and most of all, California dreamin.’ Such was the theme of the 2019 Concern Foundation 45th annual Block Party, serving up summer foodie delights galore, and raising millions of … Continue reading

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Nancy Reagan- no aide to AIDS…in “Nancy F***ing Reagan”

Many a profound work of theatre has been written and presented on the AIDS epidemic, which include Angels in America; And the Band Played On; A Normal Heart, and Rent to name a few. Now comes “Nancy F***ing Reagan, with … Continue reading

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No aide to AIDS…in “Nancy F***ing Reagan”

Many a profound work of theatre has been written and presented on the AIDS epidemic, which include Angels in America; And the Band Played On; A Normal Heart, and Rent to name a few. Now comes “Nancy F***ing Reagan, with … Continue reading

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Survivor Instinct Prevails…in “Love, Madness, and Somewhere in Between”

James J. Cox (producer, actor, writer) is a true one man dynamo and survivor, in every sense of the word, as evident in his recent run at the Hollywood Fringe Festival in his solo show, “Love, Madness, and Somewhere in … Continue reading

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JWT rings true with flying colors

These are my true colors…shining through.  My true colors…and that’s why I love every production of the Jewish Women’s Theatre even more than the last one!  Each of their poignant vignettes manages to leave no Jewish story untold or untraced.  In “True Colors,” … Continue reading

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5 Years The Charm…in “The Last Five Years” @ Actor’s Company

After Hours Theatre Company presents Jason Robert Brown’s “The Last Five Years, now playing at the Other Space at the Actor’s Company. It is a production like no other, providing the audience with an immersive multi sensory experience pre-show (curated … Continue reading

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