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Capsule Film Reviews: “Decision to Leave,” “Holy Spider” and “Aftersun”

November 18, 2022

November 18, 2022

With the preponderance of international films vying for a variety of awards, including the coveted Academy Award as well as...

Act 2 – Matthew Lopez’s Extraordinary Epic “The Inheritance” at the Geffen

November 2, 2022

November 2, 2022

ACT 1 Recap: Under Mike Donohue’s exquisite direction of a sterling cast, Matthew López’s 6 hour and 25 minute sprawling,...

Matthew López’s West Coast Premiere of the Astonishing “The Inheritance”

October 21, 2022

October 21, 2022

ACT 1: The West Coast premiere of the internationally acclaimed “The Inheritance,” Matthew López’s six hour and 25 minute sprawling...

Rogers & Hammerstein Must Be Turning Over in Their Graves

September 22, 2022

September 22, 2022

Now don’t get me wrong. I encourage creativity and thinking of ways to present a classic in an unconventional manner....

“Gigi & Nate” – A Tender Family Dramedy

September 16, 2022

September 16, 2022

Nick Hamm’s “Gigi & Nate,”  is loosely based on the book by Ellen Rogers, which chronicled  the physical and mental...

“If I Forget” A Top-Notch Production Despite Directorial Overreach

August 1, 2022

August 1, 2022

With theatrical styles ranging from Naturalism, Expressionism, Theatre of the Absurd, to Modernism, Postmodernism, and Classical, in trying to identify...

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner”- An Exciting Hit at the Ruskin Group Theatre

June 9, 2022

June 9, 2022

Stanley Kramer’s 1967 iconic film, GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER, starring Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn, and Sidney Poitier, received mixed...

Amateurish Production of “Man of God” on Stage at the Geffen Playhouse

June 7, 2022

June 7, 2022

Once in a while, you see a play that is so bad you ask yourself if you should even review...

Murray Mednick’s “Three Tables”- Existentialism Meets Theatre of the Absurd

May 12, 2022

May 12, 2022

Murray Mednick’s THREE TABLES is the newest work from the famous poet/playwright who spearheaded New York’s off-off-Broadway movement in the...

Film Review: “HAPPENING” A Gut-Wrenching Look at Illegal Abortions in 1963 France

April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022

The Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade on January 22, 1973 stated that restrictive state regulation on abortion is...