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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

Whitefire makes beautiful ‘moves’ in “Martha”

“Martha,” by Ellen Melaver, tells the story of one of the most iconic dancers/choreographers our world has ever known : the one, the only Martha Graham. Starring Christina Carlisi in her one woman show, she gives voice to this incredible … Continue reading

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Come to the Cabaret…at Brickhouse Theatre Noho Arts

  There’s no doubt that composer extraordinaire Michael Antin has a vivid story to tell, amidst the dark backdrop of early World War II (1932), in “Lili Marlene,” set in Berlin, Germany. This original musical, directed and choreographed by Mark … Continue reading

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Family Ties Run Deep…in “April, May and June”

  “April, May and June,” a new play written by Gary Goldstein , directed by Terri Hanauer, and produced by David Lee Stafford, makes its debut at Theatre 40 Beverly Hills, bringing together 3 sisters: April (Jennifer Lee Laks); May … Continue reading

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“Life is a Cabaret” @ Rockwell Bar &Grill

The Rockwell Bar  And Grill in Los Feliz presented a spectacular post holiday star studded cabaret extravaganza , sure to warm up a cold winter January evening and bring sizzle and pizzazz to all in attendance . The show, hosted … Continue reading

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Rain Pryor is Twice Blessed… in “Fried Chicken and Latkes” at the Braid

With food fusion of different cultures being all the rage , such as “kasha wontons, ” or “spaghetti and matzah balls, ” Rain Prior’s one woman show at the Braid , “Fried Chicken and Latkes” serves up humor, compassion and … Continue reading

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Adolescent Angst as Charlie Brown and Gang Grow Up

In the title of his perennial best selling book, “All you ever need to know you learned in kindergarten,” Robert Fulghum holds steadfast to this philosophy. This is pretty much the case in “Dog sees God – confessions of a … Continue reading

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Master of magic: Ilusionist Ivan Amodei

On a magical, mystical evening, none other than New Year’s Eve, ringing in 2017, something of almost supernatural, magical, other worldly realm took place.  All were in awe at the Grand Trianon room at the Beverly Wilshire, as the esteemed … Continue reading

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