Tag Archives: theatre

  • An Awesome and Moving ‘Stop Kiss’ at The Pasadena Playhouse

    Nov 17, 14 by By DeBorah B. Pryor 1 Comment

    *A lone figure stands on the dimly lit stage of the Pasadena Playhouse looking out at the audience. The only thing you can decipher from the persons’ expression, is that they seem troubled. But then the scene changes abruptly, and the immediately identifiable exterior of a New York City apartment building rises up to reveal the interior […]

  • Sharon Leal Stars in ‘Stop Kiss’ at The Pasadena Playhouse

    Oct 30, 14 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby 1 Comment

      *With same sex relationships being more public and even politicized, it is not uncommon to see more of these romantic story lines on screen and on stage.  The Pasadena Playhouse welcomes “Stop Kiss” a play written by Diana Son that has been widely received and is the winner of the GLAAD Media Award for […]

  • The West Coast Premiere of Choir Boy Soars at the Geffen Playhouse

    Oct 15, 14 by Geffen Playhouse Leave a comment

    *At the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys, a young black man knows what is expected of him. Work hard, fall in line and if you’ve got the voice for it, use it to praise God in the school choir. Within these walls, Pharus Young (with the voice of an angel and a keen mind) […]

  • Wayne Brady Leads Energetic Cast in ‘Colorful’ Pasadena Playhouse Production, ‘Kiss Me, Kate!’

    Sep 29, 14 by DeBorah B. Pryor 1 Comment

    *”Celebrated for its ability to attract talent from television and film who want to return to their theatre roots, there is “Another Op’nin Another Show” at the Pasadena Playhouse – which brings multi-Emmy Award winning actor Wayne Brady to its stage in the Cole Porter musical, “Kiss Me, Kate.” Brady, an entertainer of seemingly limitless […]

  • ‘Soul Train’ Could Become a Broadway Musical

    Apr 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *“Soul Train” may soon become the hippest trip on Broadway. Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create “Rock of Ages,” has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV show and says he’s hoping to turn it into a musical that attracts both die-hard Broadway fans and those who can’t stomach the theater. […]

  • Keith David, Two-Time Emmy Award Winner, As ‘Paul Robeson’ at Ebony Theatre in LA

    Feb 12, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment

    *LOS ANGELES, CA Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT –  Founder/Producer Wren T. Brown) will present Phillip Hayes Dean’s (Drama Desk-winner for The Sty of the Blind Pig) powerful and moving play PAUL ROBESON.  Dean will also stage the ERT production, which will mark his Los Angeles directorial debut. Two-time Emmy Award-winner Keith David (Fox’s new series […]