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“AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” at North Coast Repertory Theatre

“AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” at North Coast Repertory Theatre

Aired on KSDS-FM on 1/26/18 RUN DATES:  1/10/18 - 2/4/18 VENUE: North Coast Repertory Theatre  These days, it’s possible to circle the planet in 67 hours. So going “Around the World in 80 Days,” as Jules Verne imagined in his 1872 novel, seems a bit quaint. The book was a sly but affectionate satire of British manners, captured in the 1956 movie and various stage versions. Though slapstick comedy never seems to go out of style, ethnic humor and racial or cultural Read More →

  “around The World In 80 Days” – Lamb’s Players Theatre

  “around The World In 80 

Days” – Lamb’s Players Theatre

Center Stage with Pat Launer on KSDS JAZZ88 October 19, 2012 Phileas Fogg lives his life with clockwork precision. In fact, when we first meet him, we see his strictly regimented, punctilious daily schedule -- three times. That’s the opening of Laura Eason’s 2008 adaptation of Jules Verne’s “Around the World in Read More →

Sdnn: Feature “a Weekend With Pablo Picasso”

Sdnn: Feature “a 

Weekend With Pablo Picasso”

SDNN: Feature “A Weekend with Pablo Picasso” Pat Launer SDNN.com 3/16/10 http://www.sdnn.com/sandiego/2010-03-16/things-to-do/weekend-with-pablo-picasso-premieres-at-san-diego-rep   “Weekend with Pablo Picasso” premieres at San Diego Rep: One-man show stars Culture Clash’s Herbert Siguenza He was 7 years old when he was given a life-changing book, an intimate photographic essay entitled Read More →

“curtain Calls” Tell About The Rabbits…

“curtain Calls” Tell About The Rabbits…

By Pat Launer www.sdtheatrescene.com 01/19/05 A super-wild weekend that exceeded five plays And on TV, Candide , Malashock — and the Pattés. There were Mice and Men, and Wrinkles galore, The Playwrights Project and Burn This, and more: Read More →

“ROZ AND RAY” at the San Diego Repertory Theatre

“ROZ AND RAY” at the San Diego Repertory Theatre

Posted at TimesofSanDiego on 9/19/17 RUN DATES: 9/7/17 - 10/1/17 VENUE:  San Diego Repertory Theatre There’s an inherent challenge in writing a play about health, medicine or science: a considerable amount of talking and stage-time has to be allocated to exposition, explanation and terminology. So it is with “Roz and Ray,” the 2016 drama by former San Diegan Karen Hartman, who got her start as a ‘professional’ writer when she was a 16 year-old high school student here, winning Read More →

NT LIVE “ANGELS IN AMERICA”

NT LIVE “ANGELS IN AMERICA”

Aired on KSDS-FM on 7/28/17 RUN DATES:  July-August 2017 VENUE: various local movie theaters It was a knockout and a blockbuster when it opened in 1990. A jaw-dropping, theatrical game-changer. Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America” knocked everyone’s socks off, and garnered every honor imaginable, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play. Set in the 1980s, at the peak of the AIDS crisis, the play, which is presented in two parts, considers the complexities of Read More →