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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

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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‘Rock n Roll’ Back the Years in“Rewind- A New 80’s Musical”

It’s ‘Heaven Can Wait’ meets ‘American Idol’ in “Rewind- A New 80’s Musical,” where a talent manager Nigel (Nelson Haynes) gets a second chance to undo his selfish deeds of the past and Gina (Gi-Gi) (Suzanne Slade) gets a second … Continue reading

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It Takes One To Tango

“Invisible Tango,” now showing at the Geffen, is created and performed by the amazing Helder Guimaraes, and directed by Frank Marshall. Guimaraes is a magician with sleight of hand and ‘tricks up his sleeves’ that surpass the finest at the … Continue reading

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JWT: My 2nd Home for Outstanding Theatre

So many adages come to mind when thinking of home: ‘you can’t go home again,’ ‘be it ever so humble, there’s no place like it,’ ‘home is where the heart is,’ ‘home sweet home.’ At the end of the day, … Continue reading

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Hershey Felder’s Debut of Debussy @ The Wallis

The fabulously talented Hershey Felder returns to the stage at the Wallis Annenberg in A Paris Love Story: featuring the music of Claude Debussy. Felder has performed his musical impressionist (sui generis) genre of one man shows many times (over … Continue reading

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No Looking Back… in “Moving On,” EST/LA’s one act plays @ Atwater Village Theatre

‘Movin’ On,’ ‘Let it Go,’ ‘Life Goes On,’ many a song and poem has been written on said topic. Now a series of innovative, poignant one act plays are presented by Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST/LA) at the Atwater Village Theatre. … Continue reading

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Fairy Godparents to the Rescue…in “The Prom”

In today’s complex world, adolescents are faced with difficult tasks of discovering their self identity, clarifying their sexual roles, assenting independence, learning to cope with authority and searching for goals that would give their lives meaning. Cyber bullying and small … Continue reading

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