Hellcab
Posted By Harrison Held
by Harrison Held Hell Cab is a very entertaining & enjoyable quick running one act 70 minute show currently at the Elephant Stages on Santa Monica Boulevard. The show is back by popular demand for the holidays and well directed by David Fofi. The ...
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Oscar's Hollywood
Posted By Oscar
The recent news that media titan Viacom is moving its cable networks to Hollywood is truly a big time step forward in the on-going renaissance taking place in our town. The company is taking 180,000 square feet of space and moving their cable ...
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From the Editor
Posted By Nyla Arslanian
Isn't it amazing that the holidays come every year and always catch everyone by surprise-or is it just me? Don't get me wrong, I love this time of year especially the Thanksgiving kickoff. Heading into the season in the spirit of gratitude is the ...
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The Groundlings Holiday Show
Posted By Bill Garry
Review by Bill Garry The six improvateurs who rule the stage at The Groundlings Holiday Show were so talented that when they came out at the end to take a bow, I had lost track of who was who. Tony Cavalero, Allison Dunbar, Christ Eckert, Ryan Gaul, ...
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Almost, Maine - Theatre Review
Posted By Suzanne Birrell
By Suzanne Birrell Almost, Maine written by John Cariani is the Our Town of the 21 st century. If you haven't seen it, you should. Go with your best friend or significant other and you'll find yourself bumping shoulders as you recognize yourself. ...
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The Gun Show - Theatre Review
Posted By Bill Garry
The Gun Show by EM Lewis Review by Bill Garry Playwright EM Lewis tells a moving, personal story about growing up with, and being bitten by, guns in "The Gun Show," her one-person show now running in Los Angeles. The evening is set up like a ...
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The Vortex - Theatre Review
Posted By Harrison Held
Theatre Review by Harrison Held Another great play from director Gene Franklin Smith - Noel Coward's The Vortex first premiered on the London stage in 1924 and gets a mod 1960's reboot in this sizzling hot new production now playing at The Matrix ...
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Laundry & Bourbon/ Lone Star -Theatre Review
Posted By Bill Garry
James McLure (1952-2011) was a southern playwright whose works have become staples of Southern and Western schools and theatre companies. He wrote about small-towns, the plight of Vietnam veterans, and the consequences of celebrity and celebrity ...
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Women: Theatre Review
Posted By Suzanne Birrell
Women - Applause from Suzanne Birrell Click: HERE and get your tickets now. Only two more shows in this extended run of Women playing their last two shows Thursday and Friday, November 13 and 14. If you haven't seen it, you're missing out on a show ...
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The Aviation Cocktail -- Film Review
Posted By Bill Garry
The Aviation Cocktail -- Review by Bill Garry There's something going on around here; that nagging suspicion keeps you glued to the screen and interested in the lives of the extended Fisher family in writer/director David Higgins's The Aviation ...
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How I fell in Love-Theatre Review
Posted By Bill Garry
L-R: Kenny Liu, Meg Wallace, Austin Iredale, Desire Noel. Photos by Steve Jarrard There's a lot of wisdom in "How I Fell In Love," the romantic comedy playing through November 16 at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre in Larchmont Village. ...
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Re-Animator - The Musical
Posted By Suzanne Birrell
My grandmother used to say, "Laughter is good for what ails ye." This belief was later endorsed by a surgeon who prescribed comedies for me to watch after surgery and claimed that I was able to leave the hospital faster because I laughed a lot. I am ...
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Garbo's Cuban Lover at the Macha Theatre
Posted By Suzanne Birrell
Garbo's Cuban Lover, written, produced and directed by Odalys Nanin and co-directed by Laura Butler, opened at the Macha Theatre in West Hollywood on October 11, 2014, with Odalys Nanin also playing the role of Mercedes de Acosta. The play is Nanin's ...
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Jersey Boys at the Pantages Theatre
Posted By Suzanne Birrell
Jersey Boys - The Musical opened at the Pantages on October 5 th to a full house and, I'm here to tell you, no one was disappointed. Three times the members of the cast were forced to acknowledge show stopping applause-once accompanied by a standing ...
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Oscar's Hollywood
Posted By Oscar
If you want to be successful at anything, identify what's missing and then provide it! Essentially, that's why you have this magazine in your hands. Thirty years ago, I put together a small group of Hollywood stalwarts who thought, as I did, that the ...
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From The Editor
Posted By Nyla Arslanian
What is it about fall that makes it such a delightful time of the year? New beginnings as a new school year is launched, or the fun of creating a costume and all that goes into making Halloween a zany occasion and not scary even with all the ghosts ...
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Psyche: A Modern Rock Opera
Posted By Suzanne Birrell
The world premiere of Cindy Shapiro's "Psyche: A Modern Rock Opera" opened this week at the Greenway Court Theatre. Opera is an experience and in that "Psyche" does not disappoint. The orchestra which featured string instruments in addition to the ...
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We Will Rock You
Posted By Suzanne Birrell
After vaudeville became a thing of the past in the 1930's, composers such as the Gershwin Brothers, Moss and Berlin, Rodgers and Hart cranked out loosely structured musicals as showcases for their songs. The shows were witty, the stories simple. They ...
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Oscar's Hollywood
Posted By Oscar Arlsanian
Oscar's Hollywood June's Hollywood Economic Development Summit, An Urban Experience, presented in June by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, included an array of projects that have already broken ground or are in the pipeline. It amounts to $4.5 ...
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From The Editor
Posted By Nyla Arslanian
By the calendar, summer has definitely arrived, but this year the term "endless summer" really resonates as we've had an unprecedented warm winter. We're bracing for a warm and very dry season but don't expect dry if you visit Universal this summer. ...
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From the Editor
Posted By Nyla Arslanian
Beginning with a star-studded parade along Hollywood's famous boulevards-Hollywood and Sunset- and contining into the first week of January, the holidays in Hollywood are always a grand occasion. While some places mark the seasons with colorful ...
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From the Editor
Posted By Nyla Arslanian
Beginning the end of May, we begin seeing the gradual increase in visitors in and around our famous boulevard. It's always my dream that they come prepared to experience the realities of our urban core. Hollywood is not an easy place and "laid back" ...
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