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Theatre review: Fiddler on the Roof at Long Beach Playhouse

July 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments · theatre

Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer The Long Beach Playhouse doesn’t attempt major musical productions very often, but I don’t know why not. Whenever in recent memory the venerable community theater has done so, it has met with success. But there is no denying that a musical can be a daunting proposition for a theater of […]

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Theatre review: Other Desert Cities at ICT

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · theatre

Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Our “reality” often amounts to little more than what others want us to know. Hence, authors of non-fiction must verify facts, and stick to the facts, or risk distorting truth beyond recognition. But what of writers of personal memoirs, who draw so little from verifiable accounts and so much from […]

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Theatre review: Night and Her Stars at the Garage Theatre

June 6th, 2014 · No Comments · theatre

Heidi Nye Culture Writer If you could make a lot of money doing something that is not illegal but of questionable ethics, would you do it? That is the $64,000 question posed in Night and Her Stars, playing through June 28 at the Garage Theatre. Inspired by the quiz-show scandals of the mid- to late […]

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Theatre review: Ravenscroft at Long Beach Playhouse

April 25th, 2014 · 1 Comment · theatre

Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Imagine entering the Long Beach Playhouse’s Mainstage theatre to behold a dimly lit stage, at the center of which sits a staircase of exaggerated angular proportion. All around are Victorian-era furnishings, and the haunting strains of Albinoni’s “Adagio in G Minor” fill the space. All this is more than enough […]

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Theatre review: Flyin’ West at International City TheatreTheatre review Flyin’ West at International City Theatre

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments · theatre

Cory Bilicko Managing Editor Exploring territory that is seldom traversed in fictional work or popular culture, Pearl Cleage’s Flyin’ West has as its main characters a group of black women in the late 1800s who have taken advantage of the Homestead Act of 1860 to venture west from Tennessee to make a home for themselves […]

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