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Entries Tagged as 'theatre'

The Wild West comes to LB Playhouse in the form of The Taming of the Shrew

April 29th, 2011 · No Comments · theater, theatre

By Stephanie Raygoza Editorial Intern Giving an Italian-themed, Shakespearean classic a Western twist could easily rustle up the spurs of any literary enthusiast. However, Gregory Cohen’s adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew at the Long Beach Playhouse delivers brazen performances partnered with witty, drawl-filled lines and a brilliantly brash shrew.

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MTW’s Footlighters Guild awards five $1,000 scholarships to high-school students

April 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Arts, theater, theatre

Musical Theatre West’s (MTW) Footlighters Guild recently announced the winners of its annual Footlighters Scholarship competition.

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Waiting for Godot at Long Beach Playhouse leaves lots of room for interpretation

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer There was a time when, upon seeing Waiting for Godot, I would have been awed by the cryptic nature of the play. I guess I was once duly impressed with what I didn’t understand. As if to say, if I don’t “get it,” it must be awesome.

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Late-life romance distilled in Southern Comforts at International City Theatre

March 25th, 2011 · No Comments · theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Sappy? A little. Predictable? To a great extent. Simplistic? That, too.

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Romance states quirky case in LB Playhouse’s heartwarming Almost, Maine

March 18th, 2011 · No Comments · theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer The dozen or so vignettes included in Almost, Maine possess a common thread.

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