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Review by Peter Foldy Homelessness is a situation that devastates lives. Most of us avoid thinking about it. We look away as we pass the ever growing army of homeless souls the now seem to have become a permenant fixture in Los Angeles. We avoid eye contact, even as we...
Los Angeles: October 5, 2018 Performances of the Los Angeles engagement of the first national tour of Tony Award-winning musical “Dear Evan Hansen” begin Wednesday, October 17, at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre. The opening is set for Friday, October 19. The winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical,...
By Peter Foldy Be warned, your face may hurt from laughter after seeing, Fairy Tale Theatre 18 & Over: The Musical. This show is frinkin' hilarious. Originally inspired by a hot date gone wrong (and who can’t relate to that), “Fairy Tale Theatre 18 and Over” took Los Angeles by storm...
Selected for the Munich, Montreal and Camerimage film festivals, Swansong won best drama at the Galway Film Fleadh and was nominated for six ITFAs in 2011. The film was adapted from Conor McDermottroe’s one-man theatre play Swansong which won raves worldwide and was translated into German and Swedish. Swansong...
A lifetime of family memories and five years of rewrites has garnered Leslie Ayvazian’s “100 Aprils” a spot in Rogue Machine’s 2018 season. The run has been extended twice and the schedule encourages audiences to stay after matinee performances on Sundays, for talkbacks with special guests. The play packs a...
Review by: Peter Foldy From 1902 to 1951, Bimini Baths was the premiere hot springs resort in Los Angeles. It served everyone from movie stars to maids. Admission was just 25 cents, but only if you were white. At the end of each month, before the filthy water was about...
If you keep a list of rock solid A-list stage actresses in Hollywood, then you’re already familiar with the name Tracie Lockwood. Winner of a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Featured Performance (A Permanent Image at Rogue Machine), Tracie also garnered two nominations for Supporting Actress from...
May 14, 2016 Ammunition Theatre Company is a fairly new, and young, artistic group in Los Angeles, known for their diversity and passion for activism. They foster young playwrights, and champion works that are crafted with inclusivity in mind. Currently, they are presenting the world premiere of Bernardo Cubría’s latest work,...
Play Review by: Peter Foldy Three young cousins and a significant other spend the night together in a small apartment after the funeral of their beloved grandfather, a holocaust survivor they all call "Poppy" in Joshua Harmon's BAD JEWS, currently playing at the Oddysey Theatre in West L.A. Daphna (Jeanette Deutsch),...
Hollywood, CA: April 26, 2018 Writer/Director/Producer, JONNY WALLS and Producer AARON CHAMPION have announced the completion of the independent feature film, BLUEGRASS SPIRITS. The Comedy/Drama stars JAKE BUSEY (Starship Troopers, The Predator, Stranger Things) as a recovering alcoholic who owns a failing bourbon distillery. When he meets a ghost-hunter, their conflicting...