ANYONE CAN WHISTLE, BUT VERY FEW CAN WRITE A SCORE LIKE THIS According to Collins English Dictionary, a cult classic is “a work of art with a small but passionate fan base”. It can be a novel, TV show, or movie, all easily accessible to the enthusiast: you buy the book or watch the show […]

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On April 10 and 11, 2021, REDCAT, CalArts’ center for contemporary arts in downtown Los Angeles is presenting DRAGÓN (THE RETURN OF THE DRAGON), the newest work from internationally renowned Chilean playwright and director Guillermo Calderón (see Stage and Cinema‘s review of Calderón’s Neva). Presented in Spanish with English subtitles, the story is about a group […]

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The York Theatre Company has announced an all-star cast for its upcoming virtual benefit presentation of The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!). The event will raise funds to help the York recover and rebuild after devastating damage from a water main break on January 4. The performance will premiere on Sunday, April 18, at 7pm and will […]

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Antaeus Theatre Company is gearing up for Season Two of The Zip Code Plays: Los Angeles with six original audio plays, each set in a different Southland zip code. Season Two is set to launch May 20. This would be a good time to check out Season One, which is not only fascinating, but well-acted, wholly evocative, and extraordinarily […]

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Laguna Playhouse is presenting Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years) and Wendie Malick (Just Shoot Me) in the Southern California premiere of Sitting and Talking, which was created and written specifically for the zoom platform. Lia Romeo’s charming, deeply heartfelt play follows a man and woman in their 60s as they navigate the vulnerable, awkward, and […]

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Remy Bumppo Theatre Company presents… Artist Descending A Staircase a radio play by Tom Stoppard Available for streaming April 5 – April 18, 2021 Artist Descending A Staircase is one of Stoppard’s brilliant early radio plays, written in 1972 and a precursor to Travesties, The Real Thing and The Invention of Love. The story, full of sparkling wit, heart-wrenching romance and modern art, […]

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The Off-Broadway musical, A Letter to Harvey Milk, presented at Theatre Row in 2018, will be presented as a benefit online beginning April 22-25, 2021, featuring members of the original cast’s 6-month run. San Francisco. 1986. What could Harry, an amiable but lonely retired kosher butcher, have in common with Barbara, his young lesbian writing […]

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Opera Maine is preseting live opera again this summer at Merrill Auditorium, with two performances July 28 and 30, 2021. Under the direction of Artistic Director Dona D. Vaughn, the company will stage an original production of Gaetano Donizetti’s endearing comic opera, L’elisir d’amore (The Elixir of Love). Because of covid safety considerations, the opera […]

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The Actors Fund, Doyle Auctioneers  & Appraisers and Christine Baranski are teaming up on an auction event without precedent: “Stage & Screen.” Featuring a diverse array of memorabilia from the performing arts including Theater, Hollywood, Opera, and Dance, lots include original drawings, scenic and costume designs, photographs, meaningful wardrobe and one-of-a-kind memorabilia. Collectors and fans around the […]

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GET FAY Chicago’s New American Folk Theatre is bringing us The Summer of Daisy Fay, the inaugural production of its “season of audio theatre,” featuring new recordings of three of the company’s past productions. The one-woman show stars Charlie Irving, who returns to her 2016 role of Daisy Fay Harper. Based on Fannie Flagg’s novel […]

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