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Theater Review (LA): ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ at Actors Co-op


A game cast, a terrific production and capable direction enrich the Actors Co-op’s revival of Ken Ludwig’s award-winning 1989 farce. Read More »

Theater Review (Westport, CT): ‘Room Service’ by John Murray and Allen Boretz at Westport Country Playhouse

L-R:   Ben Steinfeld, Eric Bryant, and Jim Bracchitta in “Room Service” by John Murray and Allen Boretz, directed by Mark Lamos, at Westport Country Playhouse, now playing through October 27.  (203) 227-4177. 
Photo by Carol Rosegg

The laughs just aren't there. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): Boeing Boeing at Seattle Repertory Theatre

Seattle Rep's perfectly executed farce is a kinetic marvel. Read More »

Reviewing El Cid’s Monthly Short Film Night (January)

The El Cid short film night offers a fun mix of movies, networking, and partying. Read More »

Book Review: Skios by Michael Frayn

Skios is a fun summer read, but may leave one wishing for more than just a few good jokes and great pacing. Read More »

Movie Review: The Arrivals

This documentary about Islamic prophecies feels more like a mockumentary Read More »

Movie Review: Dinner for Schmucks – Farce or Fail?

Dinner for Schmucks is a farce, which is probably good to know when you pay money to see American comedy. Read More »

Movie Review: Dinner for Schmucks

A Dinner worth the price of admission. Read More »

Movie Review: The Swimsuit Issue Is Not At All What You Think It Is

What's the fuss about a bunch of men in swimsuits swimming around a pool? Read More »

Blu-ray Review: The Mel Brooks Collection

A treasure trove of parodies and farces from this comedy juggernaut. Read More »