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Entries Tagged as 'theater'

Avenue Q at Long Beach Playhouse

October 25th, 2013 · No Comments · Culture, theater

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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The Foreigner at Long Beach Playhouse

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 […]

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Equus: Latin for horse, success for LB Playhouse

September 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment · theater

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 […]

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Pre-opera talk, remarkable music highlights of LBO’s King Gesar

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 […]

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Wardrobe malfunction the butt of humor in Steve Martin’s provocative The Underpants

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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