December 7, 2015
Andrew Thornton as Scrooge in ‘A Christmas Carol’ at the Playhouse San Antonio. Photo by Siggi Ragnar.

“A Christmas Carol” at the Playhouse, San Antonio

Since its original publication in 1843, Charles Dickens’ novel A Christmas Carol has been adapted many times for film, stage and television, in both musical and
September 3, 2015
Marie Sabouret and Jean Servais in Jules Dassin’s Rififi, 1955. Courtesy Rialto Pictures / Gaumont.

“Rififi” – Los Angeles film review

The heist movie that started an enduring trend — Rififi — is being revived. Rialto Pictures is theatrically re-releasing Jules Dassin’s seminal 50’s heist film, set
September 18, 2014
Photo by Craig Matthew.

“La Traviata” – opera review for Stage Raw – Los Angeles theater review

Hello opera and #LAThtr fans!
Here is an intro and link to our first opera review for the critical website Stage Raw — which contains
September 4, 2014
Photo by Barry Weiss.

“Psyche: A Modern Rock Opera” – latest theater review for Stage Raw – Los Angeles theater review

Dear #LAThtr fans,
Here follows the introduction to my latest theater review for Stage Raw.
Happy reading!
Psyche: A Modern Rock Opera by Cindy Shapiro.