Reviews

“LIFE AFTER” at The Old Globe

“LIFE AFTER” at The Old Globe

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 4/5/19 RUN DATES: 3/22/19 - 4/28/19 VENUE: The Old Globe Loss, grief and guilt. Alice Carter just lost her famous father, Frank, a nationally –known motivational speaker who died in a car crash shortly after they had an argument on her 16th birthday. She thinks it’s all her fault, but there are aspects of that snowy Canadian night that just don’t hang together. All she wants to find is the truth. “Life After,” a 2017 chamber musical Read More →

“SWEAT” at the San Diego Repertory Theatre

“SWEAT” at the San Diego Repertory Theatre

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 5/10/19 RUN DATES: 4/18/19 - 5/12/19 VENUE: San Diego Repertory Theatre The broken heart of America Read the full review here.http://www.jazz88.org/CenterStage/ Read More →

“ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART 2: PERESTROIKA at Cygnet Theatre

“ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART 2: PERESTROIKA at Cygnet Theatre

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 3/26/19 RUN DATES: 3/22/19 - 4/20/19 VENUE: Cygnet Theatre True confession:  I’ve always thought that “Millennium Approaches,” Part 1 of Tony Kushner’s magnum opus, “Angels in America,” was a bona fide work of genius. But Part 2, “Perestroika,” always seemed a lesser effort, more overstuffed with ideas and philosophical disquisitions, more rambling and loquacious. But at Cygnet Theatre, under the masterful and imaginative direction of Sean Murray, with all its depth, expanse and complexity, Part Read More →

“ANGELS IN AMERICA PART I MILLENNIUM APPROACHES at Cygnet Theatre

“ANGELS IN AMERICA PART I MILLENNIUM APPROACHES at Cygnet Theatre

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 3/11/19 RUN DATES: 3/7/9 - 4/20/19 VENUE: Cygnet Theatre If you’ve never seen it, you must. And if you’ve experienced it before, this is the perfect time to re-up, since it’s more pointed and relevant than ever. This is the 25th anniversary of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America.” The most lauded, brilliant play of the late 20th century (Pulitzer Prize, Tony Awards and dozens more), is political, spiritual, philosophical, historical and hysterical  -- that is Read More →

“CHURCH” at InnerMission Productions

“CHURCH” at InnerMission Productions

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 4/8/19 RUN DATES: 4/6/19 - 4/20/19 VENUE: InnerMission Productions When you go to “Church,” you go to church. The audience is the congregation, being preached to (and sung to and danced for) by four traveling clerics who aim to minister to our souls. More or less. But first, they have to degrade and shame us into submission – and belief in Jesus Christ. The show begins with hellfire-and-brimstone. We can’t even see the speaker, but he’s demeaning Read More →

“HAMILTON” in Puerto Rico

“HAMILTON” in Puerto Rico

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 2/1/19 RUN DATES: 1/10/19 - 2/1/19 VENUE:  Centro de Bellas Artes, San Juan, Puerto Rico  When an unexpected opportunity presents itself, you just have to grab it. So, when a friend called and said she had an extra ticket to “Hamilton” – in Puerto Rico, starring Lin Manuel Miranda, I leapt at the chance. Two days later, we were in the air and on our way. Miranda, the Pulitzer Prize-winning MacArthur ‘genius’ who created the Read More →