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In ‘Denim Doves’ Women Get The Shaft

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move The biggest 'huh?' about Denim Doves written by Adrienne Dawes and directed by Rosie Glen-Lambert, currently being presented by Sacred Fools Theater Company, is that in almost two hours with no intermission, and... Continue Reading →

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Antaeus Theatre Company’s Presentation of Pinter’s ‘Hothouse’ Is Blisteringly Perfect

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move For their second opening night Antaeus Theatre Company (Ducks cast) presented a wildly buoyant version of Harold Pinter's full-length tragicomedy, The Hot House. The lunatics are running the nut house and its anyone's guess what... Continue Reading →

‘The Heart of Robin Hood’ Is A Woman’s At The Wallis

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Theatrically, 2017 has certainly been the year of the woman. And just to drive the point home The Wallis Annenberg  is presenting a Robin Hood aerialist redux with Maid Marion as the badass... Continue Reading →

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move A definitive second act hit. Although, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum at the Garry Marshall Theatre, had a not-quite-so-slapstick start. First weekend up and running, and things seemed... Continue Reading →

‘Mr. Burns a post electric play’: Ferocious and Thrilling

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Hands down the best, 2nd-act dance choreography I've seen, to date, in L.A. Intimate Theater! Yes, Mr. Burns, a post-electric play, gets a huge notation right at the beginning for a so-exciting-I-didn't-want-to-sit-in-my-seat, technically... Continue Reading →

‘Poker Night’ Screens at the NY/LA International Film Festival

Poker Night, the first cinematic project from the partnership of local Los Angeles film and theatrical producers/writers, and Hollywood Fringe veterans Tom Cavanaugh (Inland Empress, Under The Jello Mold, The Shift) and Matt Ritchey (Angel's Flight, Martha Washington Killed A... Continue Reading →

A Balance of Power in Loft Ensemble’s ‘Social Darwinism’

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move It was exciting to see a solid full house at Loft Ensemble's production, Social Darwinism by playwright Angela Gant, directed by Adam Chambers, who were both in attendance for this past weekend's special... Continue Reading →

Carolyn Hennesy Living La Divina in ‘Master Class’ at the Garry Marshall Theatre

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Every actress who has ever played this role has indelibly made it her own. It is the only way. Maria Callas was one of a kind. In the Garry Marshall Theatre's inaugural production,... Continue Reading →

South Coast Rep’s ‘Once’ Is An Exhilarating Extravaganza

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move Yes, one could rhapsodize ad infinitum, all the facets and faculties physical, emotional and audible, of lead hunkola, Rustin Cole Sailors (Guy) appearing in South Coast Rep's musical Irish extravaganza, Once. And I will...in a... Continue Reading →

Melissa McCarthy Turns Up The Heat In ‘Cook Off!’

Reality-show shenanigans mix with the fiery-and-fierce world of competitive baking in the deliciously sly mockumentary Cook Off! As a buffet of quirky contestants prepare for the renowned Van Rookle Farms Cooking Contest, the heat is on to win a one... Continue Reading →

‘Pterodactyls’ Examines Severed Family Connections

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move A classic dysfunctional family. A descent in to nothingness. A single question. “Why are we here?” Pterodactyls, written by Nicky Silver (The Lyons), directed by Melanie Weisner, currently being produced by Pop Up... Continue Reading →

The Wallis Announces 2017-18 Theater Season

Turn Me Loose, a timely tribute to legendary comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, takes center stage this season as the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis) presents some of the finest work from local, national... Continue Reading →

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