Theatrical Musings

Theatrical Musings

HOLLYWOOD—There are currently two revivals worthy of revisiting, playing at the same time, at the Music Center: August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” at...

HOLLYWOOD—“Grey Gardens,” the musical version of the story of Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter, “Little Edie” Beale, written by Doug Wright, starts...

NEW YORK—It was indeed a somber night for the American theatre community as the Tony Awards were held on Sunday, June 12 from the...

NEW YORK—Well, it’s the musical that nearly everyone in the world has been talking about: “Hamilton.” And the biggest day in the theatre arena...

HOLLYWOOD—For those who love any of the “Real Housewives” on TV, there are now Real Housewives, live, and singing and dancing, in Toluca Lake,...

HOLLYWOOD—It’s a thankless job. Playing understudy to the star, playing second fiddle to the top banana. Being on the B Team, sitting on the...

WEST HOLLYWOOD—The classic Greek tragedy Phaedra is being performed at the City Council Chamber/Public Meeting Room at West Hollywood Library located at 625 N....

LOS ANGELES—In its most notable revival since its 1979 premiere, "Bent" at the Mark Taper Forum sheds light on the devastating realities of homosexual...

NEW YORK, NY—Following a successful 2014 tour in their home town of Los Angeles, the Deaf West Theatre Company will head to Broadway for...
The cast of Much Ado About Nothing humbly requests donations after the performance.

GRIFFITH PARK—The Independent Shakespeare Company's second play of the summer, "Much Ado About Nothing," brought a hearty dose of laughs to Griffith Park's Old...
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HELLO AMERICA!—During the '60s I was asked to appear with Broadway-famed film and stage actor David Wayne, who was the original star in the...

SANTA MONICA—Theatre by the Blind is the only entirely blind theater company in the country, according to their artistic director Greg Shane. They are performing...

NEW YORK—The 2015 Tony Awards were held from the famed Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 7. The festivities which were hosted by...

HELLO AMERICA!—One could not ask for a better opening for the summer’s Hollywood entertainment season than that of "Lost Girl" starring the beautiful, talented Wanda...

NEW YORK—The 2015 nominees for the Tony Awards were announced on Tuesday, April 28 and leading the pack of all nominees was the musical...

LOS ANGELES—The Actor's Equity Association, the national labor union for theatrical performances, attempted to impose a $9 hourly minimum wage on Tuesday, April 21 for Los...

BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN—Broadway acting legend and singing sensation Elaine Stritch passed away at her home in Birmingham, Michigan on July 17. Born in Detroit, Stritch grew to fame with...

HOLLYWOOD—What does billionaire investor Warren Buffett have in common with rock legend Sir Paul McCartney? They both like sitting on a bench and having...

NEW YORK—Awards season may not be in effect, but June 8 marked the celebration of all theatre, as the 2014 Tony Awards were held...

NEW YORK—Theatre junkies get ready.  The 68th Annual Tony Nominations were unveiled on Tuesday, April 29 by actress Lucy Liu and actor Jonathan Groff....

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WEST HOLLYWOOD— Jessica Alba celebrated her 36th birthday on Friday, April 28, in West Hollywood. The birthday bash honored music icons, Michael Jackson and...