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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

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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Bravo for Richard Shelton “the essence of cool”

Richard Shelton belts his heart out yet again, in tribute to one of the most iconic, greatest singers/crooners of the 20th century, Frank Sinatra. Recently, at a first class show at the intimate venue, Hollywood’s Catalina Bar and Grill, Shelton, … Continue reading

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Life is But A Dream… In “Merrily”

  “Merrily We Roll Along” graces the stage at the Wallis Annenberg, as the story, written by George Furth comes to life, recalling Broadway playwrights and actors following their dreams through the decades. The show features memorable first rate songs … Continue reading

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Schtick Gone Holiday…in “Santasia”

“Santasia, A Holiday Comedy,” now playing at the esteemed Whitefire Theatre, is a musical song and dance compilation that is hilarious, captivating and gaudy in one.  This journey through the tawdry side of Xmas is brilliantly captured by the all … Continue reading

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Waiting to wed; Grace under pressure in “Waiting for Grace”

Grace’s (Sharon Sharth) only wish is to find true love and have it all, not necessarily in that order. The story and fairy tale wish that she has told herself forever , was a guy who’d promise to love and … Continue reading

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