October 22, 2014

“Forever” at the Kirk Douglas Theatre – Los Angeles theater review

Forever was, to quote an elderly gentleman leaving the theatre, “not my cup of tea.” The latest creation of writer/actress Dael Orlandersmith, this one-woman show is
October 13, 2014

“The Man Who Planted Trees” – a delightful puppet show at the Wallis – Los Angeles theater review


Now playing at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is a charming puppet show that is super sweet as well as instructive. The
October 13, 2014

Los Angeles Philharmonic – Beethoven concert review


It has been almost a year since I last attended a concert by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Yesterday’s concert of Beethoven and John Adams reminds
October 10, 2014

FOUR SHOWS REMAIN – “Swan Lake” – Graeme Murphy and The Australian Ballet company’s sublime ballet – Los Angeles ballet dance review

Astonishing. Breathtaking. Exhilarating. There probably are not enough superlatives in the English language to describe the The Australian Ballet company’s stunning rendition of Swan Lake, now