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“HEATHERS THE MUSICAL” at OnStage Playhouse- copy

“HEATHERS THE MUSICAL” at OnStage Playhouse- copy

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 5/5/17 RUN DATES:  4/21/17 - 6/10/17 VENUE:  OnStage Playhouse Remember those popular mean girls in high school? Well, they’re back, nastier than ever – and not only bullying, but belting! OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista has snagged the local premiere of “Heathers the Musical,” the 2010 stage adaptation of the 1988 cult film, ‘Heathers.’ The show deals with serious topics like teen suicide, eating disorders and gun violence, not to mention homophobia and ridiculing fat girls. But Read More →

“I AND YOU” streaming from Moxie Theatre

“I AND YOU” streaming from Moxie Theatre

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 3/6/21 RUN DATES: 3/5/21 - 3/28/21 VENUE: Moxie Theatre Pronouns and poetry. Adolescents and angst. PopTarts and mortality. Lauren Gunderson, for a number of the past several years, the most produced living playwright in America, covers a lot of territory in her surprising 2014 play, “I and You.” The one-act won the Steinberg ATCA New Play Award from the American Theatre Critics Association and was a finalist for the prestigious Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, which recognizes Read More →

MALASHOCK DANCE “SIGNATURES”

MALASHOCK DANCE “SIGNATURES”

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Posted on TimesofSanDiego.com  on 1/24/16 RUN DATES: 1/21/16 -1/31/16 VENUE: Malashock Dance, Liberty Station Choreographer John Malashock has always been fascinated by the past. But in his latest evening of dance, in his 28th year of dance-making, he’s also taking a hard look at our over-stimulated Present. In “Signatures,” he’s balanced two old favorites (Act One) with two world premieres. The old favorites touched me more than the new, but all four pieces are filled with beautiful stage pictures Read More →

“COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME, JIMMY DEAN” at Vista’s Broadway Theatre

“COME BACK TO THE FIVE AND DIME, JIMMY DEAN” at Vista’s Broadway Theatre

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 5/12/17 RUN DATES:  5/4/17 - 5/21/17 VENUE: Vista's Broadway Theatre Denial and self-delusion run deep. But “Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean,” a 1956 drama by Ed Graczyk, is getting a buoyant revival at Vista’s Broadway Theatre. The action is set in two timeframes in a tiny West Texas town, not far from Marfa, where “Giant” was filmed. That was the last movie of heartthrob and cult icon James Dean. In 1955, Read More →

Theatre Review: “proof” At South Coast Repertory Theatre

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Published in Gay and Lesbian Times January 16, 2003 Don't worry about the math. You may have heard that "Proof" is all about the surprising solution to an incredibly elusive mathematical theorem. Relax. There's so little about numbers here even math-phobics can breathe a sigh of relief. Of course, Math-ophiles will probably be disappointed. But that's the way the numbers fall. Of much greater concern Read More →

”the Snow Ball” At The Old Globe Theatre

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KPBS AIRDATE:   MAY 16, 1991 For me, it could've been called "The Snowflake," because it was light and delicate, lacy and lovely, but it melted away into nothingness the minute you tried to touch it -- or let it touch you. "The Snow Ball" is a beautiful collaboration -- between the Old Globe Theatre and the Hartford Stage Company. Read More →