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“Road House” Parody Turns Garbage to Gold

By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call Columnist Road House, a Patrick Swayze vehicle typical of a 1980s Hollywood trend heavy on ludicrous hand-to-hand combat, groanworthy melodrama...

A WALK IN THE WOODS @ International City Theatre

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...

How a Little Long Beach Theatre Company Got to World Premiere a Tom Stoppard Play

Tom Stoppard has won more Tony Awards (four) than any playwright in history, and he got jobbed out of a fifth in 1995 when...

Observing a Sign of the Changed Times During Black History Month

At the center of Let's Misbehave, a recent musical built around the music of Cole Porter, are three friends who vow to fall in...

RIOTstage: Building a Theatrical Rock ‘n’ Roll Future in the LBC

Photo: Josh Fischel, center, and the cast of "The Brit" (credit: Hadrian Suciu) It was originally conceived solely as a theatre company. But founder Josh...

Teaching the Art of Compromise

By John Farrell Embraceable Me, is a slight but effective comedy that brings together two people, Victor Holstein as the reluctant male Edward and Lynda...

Looking Will Keep You Laughing

By John Farrell, Curtain Call Writer If you are looking for a great time, looking for a little — very little, actually —dating advice, or...

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Ode to a Bookman

James Bullard Kennedy, July 13, 2020 By Bondo Wyszpolski, Contributor For two decades, Easy Reader and...

Keeping the Beer Taps Flowing During the Pandemic

In this latest edition of Random Lengths, we picked up a column by Beer Paper L.A.’s David Mulvihill, “Navigating the Current Normal,”...

“How Trump Stole 2020,” and What You Can Do to Make It Not Come True

By page 3 of How Trump Stole 2020, where our 45th president is labeled as “an orange-stained, gelatinous bag of malicious mendacity,...

Protestors March in Defense of Portland BLM Activists

As a result of the nationwide solidarity marches, federal troops, under Department of Homeland Security control, have agreed to leave Portland. The...