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Theatre Review: Katerina McCrimmon Can Never Rain on Streisand’s Iconic Parade

April 15, 2024

April 15, 2024

Before I launch into a review of director Michael Mayer’s touring production of Funny Girl,  currently on stage at the...

Favorite Films Screened at the 39th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF)

April 2, 2024

April 2, 2024

Capsule Film Reviews While SBIFF ended a few weeks ago, this is the first chance I’ve had to write about...

Film Review: Amerikatsi

September 26, 2023

September 26, 2023

FILM REVIEWAmerikatsiUnrated117 MinutesReleased September 8, 2023 A storyline predominantly based on voyeurism is not a new cinematic concept, and here...

Theatre Review: Arthur Miller’s “A View From the Bridge” Dazzles at Ruskin Group Theatre

August 23, 2023

August 23, 2023

On Stage With… Lady Beverly Cohn, Editor-at-Large Playwright Arthur Miller is considered to be one of the most prolific and...

A Riveting Revival of the Pulitzer Prize-Winning “A Soldier’s Play” Now Playing At The Ahmanson Theatre

May 31, 2023

May 31, 2023

On Stage With… Murder mysteries, whether cinematic or theatrical, are one of the most popular subjects. The list is quite...

Elizabeth McGovern Lights Up The Stage in “Ava – The Secret Conversations”

April 26, 2023

April 26, 2023

Play About Legendary Screen Star Runs Until May 14 At The Geffen Playhouse By Beverly Cohn Ava Gardner, born Ava...

William Inge’s “Picnic” Poorly Staged at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

April 11, 2023

April 11, 2023

In the last century, America gave birth to the greatest playwrights of all time. Included in that rarified category are...

Lee Edward Colston II’s “The First Deep Breath” Joins the List of Memorable Family Dramas

February 14, 2023

February 14, 2023

Plays with a dysfunctional family theme have been part of the theatrical landscape going as far back to the ancient...

Israeli and Arab Women Join Together in Orit Fouks Rotem’s “Cinema Sabaya”

February 13, 2023

February 13, 2023

It’s a commonly accepted truism that mathematics and perhaps dancing are international “languages” and can be practiced most anywhere in...

“Ain’t Too Proud” Electrifies Audience on Opening Night at the Ahmanson

December 23, 2022

December 23, 2022

At approximately 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 15th, the curtain went up on opening night of “Ain’t Too Proud –...