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Entries Tagged as 'Vicki’s View'

Delightful Moon Over Buffalo shines at Long Beach Playhouse

January 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Whenever I review farce, I’m compelled to “apologize” for my review with an admission that the genre is my least favorite.

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Cunning royals vie for throne in The Lion in Winter at Long Beach Playhouse

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Call me a product of contemporary American culture. I am guilty as charged, as I couldn’t help imagining Star Trek’s Kirk and Spock outsmarting opponent after wily opponent as I watched The Lion in Winter at the Long Beach Playhouse.

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ICT’s world premiere musical When Garbo Talks! gives voice to career of movie icon

October 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Richard Kaye promised his dying father, lyricist Buddy Kaye, that he would see that the elder Kaye’s last work made it to the stage. Knowing of the son’s earnest vow, how could one help wanting When Garbo Talks! to be a great success?

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Mamet’s Boston Marriage masterfully weds comedy with emotional power

October 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Boston Marriage is a surprisingly good play. Who would have thought playwright David Mamet could write about women, especially late 19th century New England women? Not I.

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ICT’s The Clean House just scours the surface

September 10th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Some might feel cheated that the opening joke in The Clean House is uttered in Portuguese.

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