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Schtick Gone Holiday… in a Night of Xmas Comedy at Feinstein’s @ Vitello’s

‘‘Tis the season to laugh and be merry, and what could be a better treat than “A Night of Kosher Comedy” at Feinstein’s @ Vitello’s.  Hosted by the talented Dan Frischman, he took the stage and opened with a witty monologue, … Continue reading

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Take a Dip in Matthew Bourne’s “Swan Lake”

Matthew Bourne brings a new twist to the classic favorite ballet of all time, “Swan Lake,” now in its run at the Ahmanson.  He artistically brings his own interpretation and imagination to the characters of the Prince, the Swan, and the … Continue reading

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Migenes’ Musical Memoir “La Vie en Rose” @ The Odyssey

The term ‘La Boheme’ completely resonates with me, as it does with the French diva extraordinaire, Julia Migenes, in her riveting one woman operatic musical show, “La Vie en Rose,” now in its run at the Odyssey Theatre.  Her repertoire includes … Continue reading

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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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