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 23, 2014

“Bing Crosby Rediscovered” – DVD review


The crooner/actor, Bing Crosby (1903-1977), became an American cultural icon rather early in his career, when he sang (or crooned, a useful codeword for romantic
December 23, 2014

Latest theater review for Stage Raw – “The Snow QUEEN” – Los Angeles theater review

Dear readers and #LAThtr aficionadi,
Here follows my latest review for the critical website Stage Raw — which contains the latest arts and theater coverage from
December 17, 2014

City Ballet of Los Angeles presents “Nutcracker” – Los Angeles dance report

One thing is for sure: Los Angeles is not now, nor has it ever been, renowned for its whole-hearted support for the artistic world of ballet.