Gia On The Move



Charlie and The Chocolate Factory at the Pantages Hollywood: Feels Like a ‘Speed Through’ But Hits The Mark

By Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move If you were hoping for the iconic, 1971 movie version Gene Wilder candy man who frighteningly taxis around a bunch of bratty kids and their hopelessly bullied parents through his über factory, resplendent... Continue Reading →

Theatre LA Cares Presents Benefit Concert for Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund

Press Release Theatre LA Cares (Susan Grace, Producer) has announced the second annual Twisted Broadway fundraiser for the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund. Directed by Karon Kearney with musical direction by Michael Lavine, the fun begins at 1:30pm on Sunday,... Continue Reading →

Broadway Child Star Jenna Gavigan Debuts Novel: ‘Lulu the Broadway Mouse’

This fall, Broadway veteran Jenna Gavigan makes her literary debut with Lulu the Broadway Mouse (10/9/18; Running Press Kids; ISBN: 978-0-7624-6461-6; Hardcover $16.99, Ages 8-12), offering young readers a fun and fanciful look behind the scenes of the world’s biggest... Continue Reading →

A Night at the Theater From Your Couch? No Apologies Needed.

New York Times Theater on television?! For stage purists this sounds like an abomination. But considering that not all productions make it to a stage near you, catching theater-on-demand might be the next best thing. And in truth, this could... Continue Reading →

And I Am Telling You… ‘Dreamgirls’ Has Hit La Mirada! 

Reviewed by Marc Wheeler I’m going out on a limb to predict your biggest questions and respond accordingly: 1. Her name is Moya Angela. 2. She nails it. Should you see it? Let’s get to that. The Tony Award-winning sensation... Continue Reading →

‘Spring Awakening’ Returns To Broadway

Ken Davenport, Cody Lassen, Hunter Arnold and Deaf West Theatre (Artistic Director David J. Kurs) announced today that Spring Awakening, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2007, will play a strictly limited Broadway engagement at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre with previews beginning... Continue Reading →

Saycon Sengbloh: She Holler’d – We Heard!

Straight off the summer Broadway musical Holler If Ya Year Me Saycon Sengbloh, released her hot new single  ŒEverything just days ago. ŒEverything is a an up-tempo hearty rock tome  that screams retro glam with its"Vintage Pop Soul."  The song comes roaring out of the... Continue Reading →

‘Rocky’ On Broadway Is a Knock-Out; The Model Critic Reviews

Reviewed by Carlos Stafford The Model Critic POW!  The famous Rocky body shot is once again delivering its victorious hook--this time the well-known franchise brings its dazzle down from the big screen and onto the great white way.  Don't worry,... Continue Reading →

Original DREAMGIRL Jennifer Holliday Is Back!

She's never gone anywhere really, but after leaving the public eye for over 23 years, Broadway's original DREAMGIRL Jennifer Holliday returns in January 2014 with a new solo album, "The Song Is You."  Album release is Tuesday, January 21st! Shanachie... Continue Reading →

The Model Critic reviews: The Language Archive

All this literal construction, gives the play an artificial feeling--Theatre of the Absurd-Light, and gets in the way of a theatrical piece that is very well crafted, clean, learned.

The Model Critic Theatre Review: ‘Brief Encounter’

"Brief Encounter" is a joyous, light-hearted bon mot to romantic love. With live music, film projections, vaudeville, pantomime, and puppetry, cliches of love fly through the theatre, breaking the fourth wall, and our resistance to its charm.

The Model Critic Theatre Review: ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’

Shaw, of course, is famous for poking fun at established shibboleths, false moral rectitude, and generally, for always pointing an accusing finger at hypocrisy. He accomplished this with his genius for keen, penetrating views on humanity, combined with a laser wit.

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