January 26, 2015

“Billy Elliot The Musical” – Los Angeles musical theater review

Based on the Stephen Daldry/Lee Hall 2000 film (which starred Jamie Bell), this 2008 musical version, Billy Elliot The Musical (music by Elton John, book and
January 21, 2015

Shen Yun 2015 – the Chinese spectacular – Los Angeles culture, music and dance report


As a gong strikes, sounds from 5,000-year-old Chinese instruments rise to blend with a 40-piece Western orchestra. Sixty dancers take the stage in front of
December 30, 2014

On the silver screen – “Into the Woods” – Los Angeles movie review

Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony award-winning musical comes to the screen in a lavish and beautifully mounted version.
 
Sondheim purists always wince when a
December 11, 2014

“Into the Woods” – Los Angeles theater review

Steven Sondheim’s masterpiece of intelligent writing (music and lyrics), Into The Woods, has been given a substantial production by the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and imported to