Gil Kaan

Gil Kaan, a former Managing Editor of the now-defunct Genre magazine, has had the privilege of photographing and interviewing some major divas of film, television, and stage in his career; including Ann-Margret, Diana Ross, Faye Dunaway, Carol Channing, Shirley MacLaine, Catherine Deneuve, Liza Minnelli, Sandra Bernhard, Glenn Close, Anna Nicole Smith, Margaret Cho, and three Catwomen—Eartha Kitt, Lee Meriwether and Julie Newmar. He had the fortuitous opportunity to conduct Lily Tomlin’s coming out interview. Gil has since reviewed movies and theatre for a number of local Los Angeles and national outlets. Check out his video interviews with the talented participants of S.T.A.G.E. @ http://apla.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=STAGE_Video
A montage of Gil’s Halloween Carnavale photos through the first decade of 2000 was selected to be included in the WeHo@ 25 juried exhibition in West Hollywood.
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BWW Reviews: Jovanka Bach's O'NEILL'S GHOSTS Rivets With Her Stark, Unapologetic Portrait of Eugene O'NeillBWW Reviews: Jovanka Bach's O'NEILL'S GHOSTS Rivets
Posted: Sep. 9, 2014


BWW Reviews: BURIED CHILD Makes for a Trying Visit to a Slice of Demented AmericanaBWW Reviews: BURIED CHILD Makes for a Trying Visit to a Slice of Demented Americana
Posted: Sep. 14, 2014


BWW Reviews: Rogue Machine Mounts a Strong COCKBWW Reviews: Rogue Machine Mounts a Strong COCK
Posted: Sep. 15, 2014


BWW Reviews: Playwright Jeff Gould Vividly and Hysterically Answers IS THERE SEX AFTER MARRIAGE at the Two Roads TheaterBWW Reviews: Playwright Jeff Gould Answers IS THERE SEX AFTER MARRIAGE?
Posted: Sep. 23, 2014


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BWW Reviews: Skylight Theatre Company Achieves Great Climax with its World Premiere THE SEXUAL LIFE OF SAVAGESBWW Reviews: Skylight Theatre Company Achieves Great Climax with its World Premiere THE SEXUAL LIFE OF SAVAGES
Posted: Jul. 7, 2014


BWW Reviews: Hats Off, Way Off to THE MOTHERF*CKER WITH THE HATBWW Reviews: Hats Off, Way Off to THE MOTHERF*CKER WITH THE HAT
Posted: Jul. 27, 2014


BWW Reviews: Boston Court Scores a Bullseye With Their West Coast Premiere of STUPID F**KING BIRDBWW Reviews: Boston Court Scores a Bullseye With Their West Coast Premiere of STUPID F**KING BIRD
Posted: Jul. 1, 2014


BWW Reviews: THE MAX FACTOR FACTOR - A Frothy Farcical Mixture of Frivolity Features Some Fine Phenomenal PerformancesBWW Reviews: THE MAX FACTOR FACTOR
Posted: Aug. 10, 2014


BWW Reviews: Neil LaBute's IN A DARK DARK HOUSE Built on a Solid Foundation in its Los Angeles Premiere at The Matrix TheatreBWW Reviews: Neil LaBute's IN A DARK DARK HOUSE Built on a Solid Foundation
Posted: Jul. 28, 2014


BWW Reviews: MELISSA ARCTIC Just Might Leave You ColdBWW Reviews: MELISSA ARCTIC Just Might Leave You Cold
September 28, 2014

Melissa Arctic, Craig Wright's re-imagining of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, doesn't quite jell, despite many good elements in this two-hour production.
BWW Reviews: Playwright Jeff Gould Vividly and Hysterically Answers IS THERE SEX AFTER MARRIAGE at the Two Roads TheaterBWW Reviews: Playwright Jeff Gould Vividly and Hysterically Answers IS THERE SEX AFTER MARRIAGE at the Two Roads Theater
September 23, 2014

In Is There Sex After Marriage?, a talented cast of six hysterically illustrate the pitfalls caused by a husband's off-the-cuff, but honest remark about sex with his wife.
BWW Reviews: Rogue Machine Mounts a Strong COCKBWW Reviews: Rogue Machine Mounts a Strong COCK
September 15, 2014

All the elements on this Rogue Machine production perfectly come together, much like a successful recipe for the delicious cheesecake presented for dessert near the climax of Cock.
BWW Reviews: BURIED CHILD Makes for a Trying Visit to a Slice of Demented AmericanaBWW Reviews: BURIED CHILD Makes for a Trying Visit to a Slice of Demented Americana
September 14, 2014

Close to three hours of crazy behavior, with doses of disgusting, despicable action mixed in, make for an extremely intense, but trying evening.
BWW Reviews: Jovanka Bach's O'NEILL'S GHOSTS Rivets With Her Stark, Unapologetic Portrait of Eugene O'NeillBWW Reviews: Jovanka Bach's O'NEILL'S GHOSTS Rivets With Her Stark, Unapologetic Portrait of Eugene O'Neill
September 9, 2014

Does genius have to be accompanied by totally a-hole behavior? John Stark directs his uniformly strong cast in a slick, strong-handed pace, in which they vividly exhibit the demons alternately possessing and inspiring the playwright's writings.
BWW Reviews: WOMEN Could Rule the World - Just Not in This VersionBWW Reviews: WOMEN Could Rule the World - Just Not in This Version
September 7, 2014

Those with an affinity for fast-talking Valley Girl-speak should find a lot to enjoy in Chiara Atik's Women.
BWW Reviews: IT'S JUST SEX Will Make You Cry Through Your LaughterBWW Reviews: IT'S JUST SEX Will Make You Cry Through Your Laughter
August 31, 2014

In It's Just Sex, producer Rick Shaw has concocted the perfect cocktail for the main soiree of this piece; expertly blending one part-genius script of Jeff Gould; one part-firm and slick-paced directing by himself (Rose); one part-clean, efficient, non-obtrusive production elements; and seven parts-talented troupe of actors.
BWW Reviews: LA Premiere of Pulitzer Prize Finalist BULRUSHER Gets a Sturdy Mounting At SkylightBWW Reviews: LA Premiere of Pulitzer Prize Finalist BULRUSHER Gets a Sturdy Mounting At Skylight
August 25, 2014

A trio of strong female performances anchor playwright Eisa Davis' Bulrusher; an intriguing story of a mixed-raced 18-year-old with psychic powers growing up in a predominantly white 1950s California town.
BWW Reviews: MotorCity Magic-The Next Best Vegas Lounge Revue You'll See!BWW Reviews: MotorCity Magic-The Next Best Vegas Lounge Revue You'll See!
August 18, 2014

Guiding a group of harmonious singers and a kick-ass band in their re-creation of past Motown hits, producer/director Michael Yorkell has transformed The Laguna Playhouse into a lively Las Vegas lounge.
BWW Reviews: THE MAX FACTOR FACTOR - A Frothy Farcical Mixture of Frivolity Features Some Fine Phenomenal PerformancesBWW Reviews: THE MAX FACTOR FACTOR - A Frothy Farcical Mixture of Frivolity Features Some Fine Phenomenal Performances
August 10, 2014

The Max Factor Factor boasts precision dancing and gorgeous harmonies amidst well-timed madcap shtick.
BWW Reviews: Neil LaBute's IN A DARK DARK HOUSE Built on a Solid Foundation in its Los Angeles Premiere at The Matrix TheatreBWW Reviews: Neil LaBute's IN A DARK DARK HOUSE Built on a Solid Foundation in its Los Angeles Premiere at The Matrix Theatre
July 28, 2014

Intense, riveting tale of two estranged brothers, and as expected with a Neil LaBute script, reveals the darker, deeper secrets of familial loves that maybe should have remained hidden. Yes, LaBute does go there. And how!
BWW Reviews: Hats Off, Way Off to THE MOTHERF*CKER WITH THE HATBWW Reviews: Hats Off, Way Off to THE MOTHERF*CKER WITH THE HAT
July 27, 2014

Hang on for the 100-minute ride of your life in the impeccably cast, tightly directed, stunningly acted Los Angeles premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis' very smartly written The Motherfucker With The Hat.
BWW Reviews: The Colony Theatre Manages a Good Effort at FAMILY PLANNINGBWW Reviews: The Colony Theatre Manages a Good Effort at FAMILY PLANNING
July 14, 2014

Great to see TV veterans (of 1980's hit dramas) Bruce Weitz (Hill Street Blues) and Christina Pickles (St. Elsewhere) really enjoy themselves treading the stages of the Colony Theatre.
BWW Reviews: Skylight Theatre Company Achieves Great Climax with its World Premiere THE SEXUAL LIFE OF SAVAGESBWW Reviews: Skylight Theatre Company Achieves Great Climax with its World Premiere THE SEXUAL LIFE OF SAVAGES
July 7, 2014

Very witty script, without one false note, by Ian MacAllister-McDonald; even strong-handed direction by Elina de Santos; and executed by a very abled cast of five make for a wonderful 90-minutes of very strong entertaining theatre.
BWW Reviews: The Stella Adler Welcomes the Telling Tales of Earthquake Survivors from Down Under in MUNTEDBWW Reviews: The Stella Adler Welcomes the Telling Tales of Earthquake Survivors from Down Under in MUNTED
July 6, 2014

A short and sweet informative narrative directly from the mouths of earthquake survivors comes to fruition in Munted (A New Zealand slang for 'busted, destroyed, ruined').
BWW Reviews: Boston Court Scores a Bullseye With Their West Coast Premiere of STUPID F**KING BIRDBWW Reviews: Boston Court Scores a Bullseye With Their West Coast Premiere of STUPID F**KING BIRD
July 1, 2014

Chekhov aficionados open to the humanizing of his high-brow archetypes will delight in playwright Aaron Posner's smartly written and irreverent take on Anton Chekhov's classic The Seagull.
BWW Reviews: The Antaeus Company Successfully Mounts the World Premiere of THE CURSE OF OEDIPUSBWW Reviews: The Antaeus Company Successfully Mounts the World Premiere of THE CURSE OF OEDIPUS
June 24, 2014

Playwright Kenneth Cavander's found the ideal collaborator in The Antaeus Company for finessing his original two night's worth of performances into its current smartly-written, easily comprehensible, two-and-a-half hour narrative.
BWW Reviews: How does Rogue Machine Solve a Dilemma Named Penelope?BWW Reviews: How does Rogue Machine Solve a Dilemma Named Penelope?
June 22, 2014

Can just imagine the excitement going through the minds of the four actors when they realized they would get the chance to work with a Tony Award winner's script and be directed by a multi-award winning director in its Los Angeles premiere .
BWW Reviews: ICT Mounts a Stunning OTHER DESERT CITIESBWW Reviews: ICT Mounts a Stunning OTHER DESERT CITIES
June 9, 2014

Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities receives a superb mounting at the International City Theatre (ICT) in Long Beach with streamline direction, expert acting, and top-notch technical accoutrements.