DISNEY THE LITTLE MERMAID

Moonlight Stage Productions treats audiences of all ages to its most kids-and-grownups-friendly Summer Of 2017 treat, a crowd-pleasing, big-stage, cartoon-turned-live-action production of Disney The Little Mermaid
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posted in Musical, Now Playing, San Diego County, Theater Review, WOW!

DEAD BOYS

An über-macho 20something and his not-nearly-so-manly former schoolmate find themselves possibly the only two people left alive on earth in Dead Boys, Matthew Scott Montgomery’s funny, touching, romantic, edge-of-your-seat hour-long look at racism, homophobia, and the apocalypse now.
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posted in Hollywood/West Hollywood, Now Playing, Two-Hander, World Premiere, WOW!

SEQUENCE

Lightning from up north strikes Beverly Hills for the second time this year as Theatre 40 follows January’s challenging-but-rewarding Late Company with another thrilling Canadian import, the West Coast Premiere of Arun Lakra’s brain-teasing, mind-blowing Sequence.
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posted in Drama, Now Playing, Theater Review, West Side/Beverly HIlls, WOW!

BORN FOR THIS: THE MUSICAL

Gospel/R&B Grammy winner BeBe Winans tells his story, and his sister and recording partner CeCe’s as well, in Born For This: The Musical, a Broadway-scale crowd-pleaser now earning exuberant audience cheers at Santa Monica’s The Broad Stage as it did last year in Atlanta and DC.
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KING OF THE YEES

Chinese-American playwright Lauren Yee pays affectionate, rib-tickling, ultimately quite touching tribute to her dad Larry in King Of The Yees, a Center Theatre Group World Premiere now both delighting and illuminating audiences of all racial-ethnic-cultural persuasions at Culver City’s Kirk Douglas Theatre.
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LEND ME A TENOR THE MUSICAL

The entire cast of zanies populating Ken Ludwig’s phenomenally popular Lend Me A Tenor launch into both song and dance in PCPA Theaterfest’s Lend Me A Tenor The Musical, one of the best Broadway shows never to have been seen on Broadway, or at least not yet.
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posted in Musical, Santa Barbara County, Theater Review, WOW!

HAIRSPRAY

Laguna Playhouse transports audiences back to the ‘60s with its infectiously tuneful, delightfully entertaining summer staging of the Best Musical Tony-winning Hairspray.
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posted in Musical, Now Playing, Orange County, Theater Review, WOW!

WELCOME TO YOUR ALTERNATIVE REALITY

Open Fist Theatre Company gives late-night-TV-style sketch comedy an entertaining go in Welcome To Your Alternative Reality, a more-hit-than-miss collection of Trump-era-inspired sketches that could stand a trim but serves as an often quite funny showcase for company members in SNL-meets-MadTV mode.
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posted in Comedy, Los Angeles, Now Playing, Theater Review

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