Archive for Theatre

Hershey Felder plays Leonard Bernstein at the Geffen

Nov 18, 2010 by Lisa Newton

On November 12th, I was privileged to watch one composer portray another. Currently playing at the Geffen Playhouse is Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a contemporary look at the personal and [...]

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See Love, Loss, and What I Wore – Before it’s too Late

Oct 20, 2010 by Lisa Newton

After a seven month run at the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater, at the Geffin, Nora and Delia Ephron’s scripted play Love, Loss, and What I Wore, weaves an intimate collection of stories by women, about [...]

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Ruined at the Geffen tells a Tale of War, Survival and Hope – It’s full of Life

Sep 23, 2010 by Lisa Newton

It isn’t often that I cry with sadness, jump out of my seat with shock, and laugh all in one evening, but that’s exactly what happened when I saw the Geffen Playhouse’s stage transform into [...]

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Hey LA, Give your Local Opera Some Love

Jun 23, 2010 by Lindsay Pullin

I’m not an opera critic and I can’t tell you which opera in the world is the best, or whether Placido Domingo’s voice has ripened with his old age. But I can tell you that [...]

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Shakespeare by the Sea is Coming to a Stage near You

Jun 03, 2010

Are you ready to see some Shakespeare? Well, even if you’re not, Shakespeare is almost ready for you. Yes, it’s time for Shakespeare by the Sea. Celebrating its 13th season, this year’s featured plays are [...]

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“Love, Loss, and What I Wore” is more than just plain Witty, it’s damn Funny

May 17, 2010

Have you ever looked at your life via your clothes?  Now, I’m speaking about this from a female perspective.  Throughout our lives, starting when we were very young, we have memories associated with our clothes.  [...]

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Nightmare Alley at the Geffen Playhouse

May 02, 2010

If you’ve always felt a few butterflies when attending a new play, you wouldn’t be alone.
But I’m talking about the audience, and not the actors! Last week was both my first time at [...]

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