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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

Five Shorts worth their weight in gold

Los Angeles Jewish Film Fest 2016 presented an evening of five extraordinary shorts, each profound in their own way.   “The Setup,” a story of a blind date gone awry.  At first, the young man, a seemingly perennial bachelor on … Continue reading

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Richard Shelton Sings His Heart Out….

Richard Shelton is quite the performer extraordinaire…as he sings  of the Sinatra songbook and a treasure trove of jazz faves at a recent West Hollywood venue amongst friends and fans.  As part of Britweek 10, 2016, this enlightening Englishman swooned and … Continue reading

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Make a date to see “Stella’s Last J-Date” at the Whitefire

In biblical days, the world before J-Date, speed dating and meetups. it was all so simple and actually successful!  The romantic meeting place of choice was the well, springing up romance between Isaac and Rebecca; Jacob and Rachel; Moses and … Continue reading

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All the World’s A Stage at Britweek 10 2016

William Shakespeare, the Bard, is one of the greatest of creative spirits the world has ever known. Playwright and poet extraordinaire, he is remembered and revered worldwide for his prolific output and poetic lines that stymied one’s imagination. In any … Continue reading

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The New Babe in Town at Whitefire

“Baby, Oh Baby,” written by Phil Scarpaci and T.J. Shannon, and produced by Pattie Kelly,  takes fertility to the next level in this new, quirky, quite the edgy British comedy at Whitefire Theatre, Sherman Oaks.  This theatre yet again lives … Continue reading

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Making Connections @ “Connect”Noho Arts

Theatre 68 and the Noho Arts Center present a wonderful play, “Connect,” written by Robert Lawrence Nelson and directed by Ronnie Marmo.  It is essentially about matters of the lonely hearts’ affairs and the desperate need to connect whether in … Continue reading

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A Standing Ovation For Altman’s Last Stand

This inventive, eye opening piece of theatre is created by genius extraordinaire, the mastermind playwright Charles Dennis, who delves into the mind of Franz Altman (portrayed by Michael Laskin), who was in analysis  at the age of 7 with Dr. … Continue reading

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