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Dropping the Disco Ball Early In Donna Summer, the Musical @ Pantages

When you think of a disco 70’s queen,’ the first  vocalist to come to mind is the iconic, dazzling Donna Summer.  Los Angeles theatre goers have  recently had the  pleasure to experience her eventful life onstage at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.  The show cleverly … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving for All…@ The Geffen

If one is not yet familiar with playwright Larissa Fasthorse’s impressive body of work (What Would Crazy Horse Do?; Urban Rez/ Native Nation/ Lakota Project Trilogy), all delving into the Native American people, then “The Thanksgiving Play “ now at … Continue reading

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“Ruthless, the Musical,” To Die For, @ Theatre Palisades

         My first experience with “Ruthless, the Musical,” was in 1993, when it made its west coast debut at the Canon Theatre in Beverly Hills.  Much to my pleasant surprise, a revival of this amusing but dark musical comedy … Continue reading

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Flexible Feet Perform Remarkable Feats in “Humans By Circa”

One of Australia’s leading circus arts companies, Circa, features ten outstanding acrobats, exploring the human spirit through strength, agility, vulnerability, and determination. The company’s repertoire combines contemporary circus skills with acrobatic dance, much like its French counterpart, Cirque Du Soleil. … Continue reading

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“Jesus Christ Superstar” proves Super Show Status @ Pantages

Jesus Christ Superstar is a dynamic musical composed by the iconic Andrew Lloyd Weber, with lyrics by Tim Rice, with an almost camp/cult like following and a worldwide fan base.  This spectacular, mesmerizing show from start to finish, in its recent … Continue reading

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Louise Reichlin’s Legacy of Dance: From Generation to Generation

Louise Reichlin & dancers recently presented two afternoon shows: “The Patchwork Girl of Oz” and later in the afternoon, “The Tennis Dances,” and “A Jewish Child’s Story.” Oz was a poetically choreographed presentation of L. Frank Baum’s classic story, featuring … Continue reading

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Keep on Dancing With Treya @ The Hudson

“Treya’s Last Dance,” now in its run at the Hudson Theatre,  is a stunning one woman show that amuses, tittilates, and disturbs us all in one.  It is written and performed by the multi talented Shyam Bhatt and directed sharply by Poonam … Continue reading

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