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A Walk in the Woods

A WALK IN THE WOODS @ International City Theatre

Published on May 4th, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

In the 1960s fear and ideology brought the U.S.A. and the U.S.S.R. perilously close to nuclear war. But rather than responding to such brinksmanship by backing away from the precipice, both countries responded by raising the [&hellip... Read More


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Table Manners-Little Fish Theatre

TABLE MANNERS @ Little Fish Theatre

Published on May 2nd, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

Although Annie is terribly fond of Tom, he seems to lack the courtship gene. As she confesses to sister-in-law Sarah during Table Manners‘s opening scene, her romantic frustrations with her would-be suitor led her to yield [&hellip... Read More


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South Coast Repertory presents the world premiere of “Office Hour” by Julia Cho, directed by Neel Keller. Cast: Sola Bamis (Genevieve), Corey Brill (David), Raymond Lee (Dennis), Sandra Oh (Gina). Julianne Argyros Stage, April 10-30, 2016

OFFICE HOUR @ South Coast Repertory

Published on April 21st, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

If it walks like a future school shooter and talks like a future school shooter, should we treat it like a future school shooter? This is the starting point for Office Hour, essentially a one-act play portraying [&hellip... Read More


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LA VOIX HUMAINE @ Long Beach Opera

Published on April 12th, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

The human voice is a compelling means of connection, especially when it’s all you have left. That is the situation for Elle, the sole onstage character in La voix humaine, in relation to her cheri. Recently [&hellip... Read More


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Choosing Us, Jackson Alexander Kelly

Evolve Creates Change through the Power of Theater

Published on March 25th, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

Jackson Alexander Kelly as Daniel in the stage production of Choosing Us. Photo by Francis Gacad Theatre & Dance Photography, Courtesy of Evolve Theatre By Melina Paris, Contributing Writer Evolve Theatre Co. is on a mission to [&hellip... Read More


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Hump

Long Beach Got Humped

Published on March 25th, 2016 | by Reporters Desk

By Mike Botica, Editorial Intern The 11th annual Hump! Film Festival recently returned to Southern California. On its third international tour, the festival will make a pit stop at the Art Theatre in Long Beach, on [&hellip... Read More


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FALLUJAH — world premiere @ Long Beach Opera

Published on March 15th, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

We all know the broad strokes. After 9/11, the George W. Bush administration misled Congress into authorizing the Iraq War, one of the most ruinous missteps in American history, costing the U.S. over $2 trillion and [&hellip... Read More


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DOMESTIC TRANQUILITY @ Little Fish Theatre

Published on March 12th, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

Like so many 1950s suburbanites, Herbert, Ethel, and their daughter Cindy like Ike, and—on the surface, at least—they revel in the predictable, button-down ethos is the rule in Orchard Grove. But three escaped convicts upset their [&hellip... Read More


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(Photo credit: Keith Ian Polakoff)

RENT @ Cal State Long Beach

Published on March 4th, 2016 | by Greggory Moore

by Greggory Moore I may have been the only theatre critic in America who’s almost totally unfamiliar with Rent. All I could have told you prior to now is that it was a big hit, has [&hellip... Read More


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