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Archive for Stage Happenings

MARAT/SADE at the Long Beach Playhouse


Shirle Gottlieb – Stage Happenings

“Marat/Sade” (subtitled “The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the direction of the Marquis de Sade” was written by Peter Weiss, set in 1808 after the French Revolution was over, and directed by Andrew Vonderschmitt. A Long Beach Playhouse production, it was not as successful as previous LBP Studio Theatre dramas have been. Read more…

Now running through July 9

SISTER ACT at Musical Theatre West


Dany Margolies – The Daily Breeze

Mix mobsters, doctrinarians, disco and polyester, and the last thing this farrago should produce is a story about finding one’s blissful true self. But somehow the musical “Sister Act” does just that, particularly in the hands of Musical Theatre West, under Michael Matthews’ direction.   Read more…

Shirle Gottlieb – Stage Happenings

Following the knock-out production of “West Side Story,”  Musical Theatre West has done it again! “Sister Act” is another smash hit, with all performances during the opening weekend entirely sold out!  Take a hint: The run is so short (it ends April 24); so if you want to see “Sister Act,” you should call the box office immediately.  Read more…

Now running through April  24