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Entries Tagged as 'Long Beach Playhouse'

Editor/painter invites viewers into his dark world

June 14th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Brandy Soto Editorial Intern Cory Bilicko talks about New Orleans with great nostalgia. The Southern artist says although it is a celebratory and upbeat place, there is darkness hiding in the forms of untimely death, natural disaster and other misfortune. Not long after he graduated from the University of New Orleans, in 1995, he decided […]

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Colorful characters, flowery plot in The Violet Hour at LB Playhouse

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Entertainment Writer I sometimes grow weary of characters who “like to hear themselves talk.” And to that extent, The Violet Hour, by no fault of cast or director, bogs down in places. So shame on playwright Richard Greenberg for his self-indulgent dialogue. Still, The Violet Hour has much to appreciate. In […]

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LB Playhouse announces its new staff of directors

June 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre

David Haberbush, president of the board of directors of the Long Beach Playhouse, recently announced that Lauren Morris has accepted the position of managing director as of June 7. In addition, Sue Snead has been named the marketing director and Andrew Vonderschmitt, who served as the interim managing director, will continue as the artistic/technical director. […]

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Killer cast in LB Playhouse production has audiences dyin’ with laughter

May 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

Wanna forget about politics, the economy, natural disasters and all of life’s other stresses? See a performance of Daddy’s Dyin’–Who’s Got the Will? The last time I saw a cast this spectacular on the Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage was, well, I’m not sure when. But my friend and I were in stitches for a full […]

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Van Hooten resigns as LB Playhouse executive director

April 30th, 2010 · No Comments · News, theater, theatre

David Haberbush, president of the board of directors for the Long Beach Playhouse has announced the appointment of Andrew Vonderschmitt as the interim managing director effective immediately. Vonderschmitt replaces Joan Van Hooten, who has resigned from her position as executive director effective May 3, 2010.  “I feel that much of what I was hired to […]

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