Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Hats off to the creators of Avenue Q for a delightfully unique audience experience. Not only do the musical’s puppet characters express a full range of emotion, but so do their human puppeteers. The overall effect of this high-profile Long Beach Playhouse production is a doubly satisfying performance for the […]
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October 4th, 2013 · No Comments · theater
Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer In the case of the Long Beach Playhouse’s production of The Foreigner, I could talk about how the play’s flawed characters bring out the best in one another. Or the way their humanity and goodness inspire us to be better people. The play certainly entertains with its plentiful funny lines […]
Daniel Adams Culture Writer With its current production of Equus, Long Beach Playhouse (LBPH) is providing a whole new level of entertainment that thrills (and even chills) the audience. As a psychological thriller, Equus contains dramatic, thought-provoking issues regarding humanity, religion, and the question of whether a person’s devotion to his beliefs should be tamed […]
September 13th, 2013 · No Comments · theater
Gregory Spooner Culture Writer Saturday, Sept. 7 marked the first performance of Long Beach Opera’s 2013 “Outer Limits Series.” This year Long Beach Opera (henceforth LBO) chose the late Peter Lieberson’s King Gesar as their way of presenting opera “outside of the box,” and it was indeed a pleasant and unique operatic experience. I was […]
August 19th, 2011 · No Comments · theater, theatre
Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Steve Martin’s contribution to The Underpants was actually a 2002 adaptation of Carl Sternheim’s 1910 German expressionist play.
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