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University Players presenting Webber-Rice rock opera ‘Evita’

March 12, 2010

Filed under Art, Arts, Entertainment

Cal State Long Beach University Players will present Evita, the world-renowned musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, on Friday, March 19 through Saturday, March 27. Directed by theatre department chair Joanne Gordon, ...

Thoughts from the Publisher

March 12, 2010

Filed under Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre, Thoughts From The Publisher

When I learned I would have the opportunity to see opening night of CATS at the Pantages Theatre I couldn't help but squeal. Having never seen the play/production before and not even really knowing much about the story-line I was ex...

Behind the TV screen at CSULB

March 5, 2010

Filed under Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre

A Human Interest Story (or The Gory Details and All), by Carlos Murillo, is an unflinching portrait of a nation obsessed with voyeurism. Directed by Edgar Landa, this intriguing play opens Friday, March 5 at the Players Theater ...

“The Ladies of Motown” to perform at POPS! concert

March 5, 2010

Filed under Art, Arts, Entertainment, Leisure

There will be “Dancin' in the Streets" when the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra (featuring guest POPS! conductor Michael Krajewski) teams up with “The Ladies of Motown" on Saturday, March 13. Radiance, a talented vocal quartet...

LBP’s ‘Betty’s Summer Vacation’!

March 5, 2010

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Warning: This is NOT your typical play review. By Neena Strichart Publisher I have been intrigued by “Recommended for Mature Audiences" (RFMA) movie and play warnings since I was old enough to know about the birds an...

Nixon in China

March 5, 2010

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On Saturday, March 20 at 8pm and Sunday, March 28 at 4pm at the Terrace Theater, 300 E. Ocean Blvd., the Long Beach Opera will present Nixon in China, America's landmark opera by Pulitzer Prize- and Grammy-winning composer John...

Found Theatre getting SASSy again

January 29, 2010

Filed under Entertainment

Found Theatre will continue to let an ancient art form step into the modern world with its Sunday Adult Storytelling Series (SASS!), storytelling by adults for adults, on four Sundays in 2010. On Feb. 21 at 7pm, Ellaraino, the Tell...

LB Playhouse celebrating its 80th with speakeasy

January 22, 2010

Filed under Community, Entertainment

The Long Beach Playhouse will “turn the clock back" to 1929 to celebrate its 80th anniversary at Joey “The Saint" Valentine's Speakeasy on Saturday, February 13. Vintage attire is encouraged at the celebration, which will...

Long Beach Playhouse deserves its own prize for and the winner is!

January 15, 2010

Filed under Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

by Vicki Paris Goodman Entertainment Writer Imagine dying before the biggest night of your life. You fall down a chute into a way station in the form of an Irish pub devoid of liquor and beer. The proprietor, Seamus, resemble...

A winter wonderland returning with Snow Day 2010

January 15, 2010

Filed under Community, Entertainment, Leisure

Councilmember Patrick O'Donnell has announced the return of his annual Fourth District Snow Day. This free event will take place Saturday, Jan. 23 from 11am to 3pm at Whaley Park, 5620 Atherton St. Snow Day 2010 is expected...

Broadway performer bringing Billy Joel’s hits to Long Beach Arena

January 8, 2010

Filed under Arts, Entertainment, music

The Long Beach Symphony Orchestra continues its 2009-2010 POPS! season on Saturday, Feb. 6 with "Michael Cavanaugh sings Billy Joel and More!" featuring new Principal POPS! Conductor Steven Reineke. Michael Cavanaugh— star of...

LB Ballet mounts stellar production with star-studded Nutcracker

December 30, 2009

Filed under Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

by Vicki Paris Goodman Entertainment Writer “But everything was beautiful at the ballet!" So goes the reflective musical number from the Broadway show A Chorus Line. And the character singing those dreamy lyrics could wel...

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