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“Revenge Song,” Rollicking Fun @ the Geffen

Praised as the “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” of the new millennium, “Revenge Song, A Vampire Cowboys Creation” graces the stage at Geffen Playhouse.  A blend of pop opera, pop art, and pop culture, the show was a perfect Valentine’s Day treat, … Continue reading

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A New Day, “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” @ Nate Holden Performing Arts Center

With a “new day” upon us, for women making history, the Ebony Repertory Theatre’s presentation of “Lady Day at the Emerson , Karole Foreman as Billie Holiday, is heartwarming, nostalgic, empowering, and bittersweet in one. Foreman’s portrayal of Holiday is … Continue reading

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Lula Washington Makes Beautiful Moves @ The Wallis

“To Lula With Love,” created and choreographed by Christopher Huggins, and an homage to growing up in Los Angeles, by Tommie Waheed Evans, recently graced the stage at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.  The show presented some of … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap in JWT’s Mapping of the Mind

Jewish Women’s Theatre, presents “Mapping of the Mind,” co-produced by Ronda Spinak and Laura Ornest. a series of vignettes dealing with mental health, and completely gets the mind right.  A once taboo subject, mental illness now is predominant in many a … Continue reading

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Dance Tapestry in Contra-Tiempo @ The Wallis

The Los Angeles based urban Latin dance company brought tremendous joy to Wallis audiences with their recent performance of Contra-Tiempo: joyUS justUS, presenting a fusion of salsa, Afro-Cuban, and contemporary dance styles.  A highlight of the show was the exquisite setting … Continue reading

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Live, Laugh, Love… in “Isn’t it Romantic”

In the timeless, funny comedy, “Isn’t it Romantic,” by Wendy Wasserstein,  and directed by Stan Zimmerman, two uncommon women, among others,  Janie Blumberg (Lucy DeVito) and Harriet Cornwall (Andrea Bowen), set out to prove the unpopular premise of their time that young … Continue reading

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Om Meets Shalom in Amanda Miller’s “The Jew in the Ashram” @ the Whitefire Theatre

Playwright, performer, and yoga instructor, Amanda Erin Miller was at a point in her life, where she had defined herself as ‘lost,’ and went as far away as possible, namely an ashram in India, to find herself and seek spirituality … Continue reading

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