Greggory Moore

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Trapped within the ironic predicament of wanting to know everything (more or less) while believing it may not be possible really to know anything at all. Greggory Moore is nonetheless dedicated to a life of study, be it of books, people, nature, or that slippery phenomenon we call the self. And from time to time he feels impelled to write a little

New “King Arthur”: Half Baroque, Half Contemporary Political Commentary, Mixed Results

By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call Columnist Don't know much about Henry Purcell's King Arthur? That's just as well for seeing Long Beach Opera's new

Brisk “A Christmas Carol” Good to Give Your Dickens Fix

By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call

Before A Christmas Story

“Holiday Inn” a Perfect Performance of Typical Irving Berlin

By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call Columnist

Most movie musicals are adaptations of shows originating on the stage. Not so with Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn

Youthful Cal Rep Movement Piece Doesn’t Deliver as Advertised

By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call columnist Walk into a show with a title like MOVE: The History of a Hand, and the only thing you expect more than movement is something at least loosely historical about everyone's favorite extremity. A discourse on the opposable thumb? An overview

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley a Fine Sequel to Pride and Prejudice

“Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley” a Fine Sequel to “Pride and Prejudice”

By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call Columnist Exactly one year ago, Long Beach Playhouse was staging a superfine adaptation of Pride and Prejudice

New Theatre Company’s “Macbeth” Comes Up Short

By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call Columnist; Photo by Steven L. Sears. Every time I go to the theatre, every single time, I very much hope for a great show. Sure, I want to be entertained (moved

Operation Ajax

“Operation Ajax” is an Uneven, but Engaging, Primer on the U.S. Meddlings in Iran

By Greggory Moore, Curtain Call Columnist Ask even passably educated Americans who Mohammad Mosaddegh is, and you're likely to receive a blank stare in return. But thanks to dec

Lack of Subtlety Leaves This “Othello” Feeling Dated Despite Contemporary Social Relevancy 

Over the past four centuries we've come a long way in our understanding of psychology, and audiences have become a lot more sophisticated ― developments that make Othello

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