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Writer, critic and marketing expert whose passion for odd culture knows no bounds.

Theater Review (LA): ‘The Country House’ by Donald Margulies

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Margulies’ new Broadway-bound comedy premieres at the Geffen Playhouse with the feel of a work in progress. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘Linden Arden Stole the Highlights’ by Colin Mitchell at the Hollywood Fringe

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Actor/playwright Colin Mitchell brings his acclaimed one-man show to the Hollywood Fringe for a limited run. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘Meet & Greet’ by Stan Zimmerman and Christian McLaughlin at the Hollywood Fringe

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Stan Zimmerman and Christian McLaughlin’s new one-act comedy is a laugh-filled satire of the television casting process. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘Dorian’s Descent’

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Oscar Wilde’s cautionary tale from 1890 is adapted for the musical stage in an overlong and repetitive production. Read More »

TV Review: ‘The Normal Heart’

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Ryan Murphy’s film version of Larry Kramer’s Tony award-winning play is a powerful chronicle of the first terrible years of the AIDS crisis. Read More »

Gordon Willis: Master Cinematographer

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Gordon Wills worked with some of the top directors of the past five decades, creating visual styles for their films that propelled them to iconic status. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘The Ghost of Gershwin’

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This new musical with songs in the style of the legendary composer is a hit-or-miss homage to the '30s Broadway musical. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘A Delicate Balance’ by Edward Albee

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Edward Albee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play comes to the Odyssey in an first-rate production. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘Fat Pig’ by Neil LaBute

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LaBute's examination of relationships and body image receives a solid revival at the Hudson Mainstage Theater in Hollywood. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘Premeditation’ by Evelina Fernández

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1940s film noir and the war between the sexes are hilariously sent up in this well-mounted world premiere production at Los Angeles Theatre Center. Read More »