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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

Forgive, and Never Forget … in “Daytona”

Daytona, written by Oliver Cotton; produced by John Perrin Flynn, and directed by Elina de Santos, is a story of three Holocaust survivors, exquisitely played by Richard Fancy, Sharron Shayne, and George Wyner, whose lives intertwine amidst many twists and … Continue reading

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Hold the Phone! It’s “Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally”

With Siri and Alexa becoming our new (albeit inanimate) best friends, “Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally”, now in its run at the Odyssey Theatre is both timely and innovative . This millenial and baby boomer oriented show, written by … Continue reading

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“In Mother Words” of Wisdom by Pam Levin

“Tales of Modern Motherhood” This Sh*t Just Got Real, written and performed by Pam Levin, played to a sold out crowd and standing ovation at the Whitefire Theatre, Wednesday Sept. 13th.  This one woman show is witty, entertaining, poignant, real, … Continue reading

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Find Yourself…”Lost In Yonkers”

  Neil Simon is one of the greatest comedic-dramatic playwrights of all time, and his Pulitzer Prize winning play, Lost in Yonkers, graces the stage at the Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre in Noho arts district. Although this … Continue reading

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‘The Nicest Kids in Town…’ in Act 1’s Hairspray

“Hairspray , the Musical,” comes to the stage at Theatre 68, presented by ACT-1; produced by Sierra Fisk and directed by Chera Marks. It is a paeon to the film cult classic, written and directed by John Waters. It dares … Continue reading

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Our Janis…forevermore

“My Janis,” recently playing to sold out crowds at the Hollywood Fringe Fest 2017, is the passionate one woman show of the iconic singer, who flamed out like a candle in the wind much like her counterparts in an entourage of … Continue reading

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A Royal Feast at Concern Foundation Block Party 2017

It was an evening fit for a king (or queen), set in the majestic backlot of Paramount Studios, all in the name of cancer research by the noble organization, the Concern Foundation.  Pulled brisket sliders and fried onion topping was … Continue reading

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