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SAFE AT HOME: AN EVENING WITH ORSON BEAN at Pacific Resident Theatre

Photo by Vitor Martins

Photo by Vitor Martins

Pauline Adamek  – Stage Raw

“There’s a danger with one-man shows. What if you don’t like the performer? You’re screwed.” I’m paraphrasing, but this is a sentiment that Orson Bean articulates early into his own one-man show. The ironic implications just hang in the air, unanswered. Before and after this line, however, Bean’s efforts indicate his intent to entertain rather than leave us with regrets. Read more…

Paul Birchall – Stage and Cinema

When you go to Pacific Resident Theatre in Venice, one of the great pleasures is seeing performers Orson Bean and his wife Alley Mills hanging out in the lobby either manning the concession stand or assisting in helping folks to their seats (that is, if they aren’t actually in the show).  Read more…

Now running through November 29.