Gil Kaan

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BWW Interview: Lea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30thLea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30th
Posted: Sep. 8, 2016


BWW Interview: For The Record, Anderson Davis' Currently Making CRIME Pay Everywhere He CanFor The Record, Anderson Davis' Currently Making CRIME Pay Everywhere He Can
Posted: Sep. 19, 2016


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BWW Review: THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF TROOP BEVERLY HILLS - A Non-Stop, Two-Hours of HIGH-larity & Stunning VocalsPARODY OF TROOP BEV.HILLS - A Non-Stop, 2-Hrs of HIGH-larity & Stunning Vocals
Posted: Jul. 5, 2016


BWW Interview: Lea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30thLea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30th
Posted: Sep. 8, 2016


BWW Review: Such a Pleasure Being Lost in VARLA JEAN MERMAN'S BIG BLACK HOLESuch a Pleasure Being Lost in VARLA JEAN MERMAN’S BIG BLACK HOLE
Posted: Apr. 2, 2016


BWW Interview: For The Record, Anderson Davis' Currently Making CRIME Pay Everywhere He CanFor The Record, Anderson Davis' Currently Making CRIME Pay Everywhere He Can
Posted: Sep. 19, 2016


BWW Interview: What Attracts Michael Urie to BRIGHT COLORS, the Classics & Divas  LuPone & StreisandBWW Interview: What Attracts Michael Urie to BRIGHT COLORS, the Classics & Divas LuPone & Streisand
September 26, 2016

Known to millions of television viewers as the snappy and charming Marc St. James on Ugly Betty, Michael Urie has since carved out a steady, thriving acting - and now directing - career; most effectively utilizing his training from Julliard.In between his current hosting gig on Logo's Cocktails & Classics, Michael is directing fellow C&C mate Drew Droege in his one-man show BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS.
BWW Interview: For The Record, Anderson Davis' Currently Making CRIME Pay Everywhere He CanBWW Interview: For The Record, Anderson Davis' Currently Making CRIME Pay Everywhere He Can
September 19, 2016

For The Record has come a long way from their humble East Los Angeles small bar beginnings in 2010. With ongoing, full-scale productions in Las Vegas, a permanent venue on the Norwegian Cruise Line's Escape, and shows across the country; FTR has just contracted with dick clark productions and ABC to develop For The Record Live for television viewers.
BWW Interview: David Lee Sets His Sights on His DEAR WORLD With Tyne, Jerry & BroadwayBWW Interview: David Lee Sets His Sights on His DEAR WORLD With Tyne, Jerry & Broadway
September 19, 2016

Director David Lee's latest directorial projectDEAR WORLD stars Tyne Daly in a one-night-only concert performance at the Valley Performing Arts Center on September 30, 2016. The multi-lauded director/writer/producer of such television hits as Cheers, Fraiser and Wings continues his childhood passion in theatre.
BWW Interview: Colman Domingo on His Intervening BARBECUE, Hollywood & ControversiesBWW Interview: Colman Domingo on His Intervening BARBECUE, Hollywood & Controversies
September 19, 2016

Playwright Robert O'Hara's BARBECUE deservedly earned a rousing reception (and standing ovation) from The Geffen Playhouse's enthusiastic opening night audience September 14. BroadwayWorld and I had a chance to chat with O'Hara's frequent collaborator, actor/playwright/director Colman Domingo a few days after his directorial success.
BWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS  - Non-Stop Hi-jinks With Some Very Entertaining BitsBWW Review: AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS - Non-Stop Hi-jinks With Some Very Entertaining Bits
September 12, 2016

Those nostalgic for Three Stooges slapstick or old-time vaudeville will thoroughly enjoy playwright Mark Brown's AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS. The very committed cast of five enact 30+ different characters, sometimes within the same scene. Allison Bibicoff directs her talented cast in a relentless pace, never stopping in between the barrage of some funny physical comedy bits and clever sight gags with the available props.
BWW: Multi-Tasker Kerry Logan Gives His Insider Perspective on His HOLLYWOOD PREMIERE PARTYBWW: Multi-Tasker Kerry Logan Gives His Insider Perspective on His HOLLYWOOD PREMIERE PARTY
September 9, 2016

Kerry Logan - former caterer/event planner, now writer/director/producer - has combined his party throwing expertise and acting experiences into an audience-participation, behind-the-velvet-ropes evening titled HOLLYWOOD PREMIERE PARTY THE SHOW debuting October 7, 2016 at the Manor on Vine in Hollywood.
BWW Interview: Lea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30thBWW Interview: Lea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30th
September 8, 2016

Comedian/actress/jazz musician Lea DeLaria will be performing the Los Angeles premiere of LEA DeLARIA: HOUSE OF DAVID, her jazz-inspired David Bowie cabaret show to benefit Grand Performances' 30th Anniversary on September 17, 2016. Lea has been entertaining since the early 1980s, either performing stand-up, singing jazz, acting in film and TV, or gracing the Broadway stage.
BWW Interview: The Original Tom Jones Still Improving on His THE FANTASTICKS 50+ Years LaterBWW Interview: The Original Tom Jones Still Improving on His THE FANTASTICKS 50+ Years Later
September 7, 2016

The latest production of the classic THE FANTASTICKS arrived at The Pasadena Playhouse September 6, 2016, directed by Seema Sueko. With the book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, THE FANTASTICKS was awarded the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre in 1991, in its 33rd year of its 42-year Off-Broadway run (17,162 performances!).
BWW Interview: BUYER & CELLAR's Jai Rodriguez Loves Selling It Live OnstageBWW Interview: BUYER & CELLAR's Jai Rodriguez Loves Selling It Live Onstage
September 6, 2016

A Broadway Baby, Jai Rodriguez gained national prominence with the successful debut of the ground-breaking Bravo-TV's Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Jonathan Tolins' BUYER & CELLAR brings Jai back to the boards, this time on the West Coast at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank.
BWW Review: Dynamite Production of THE TWO KIDS THAT BLOW SHI*T UPBWW Review: Dynamite Production of THE TWO KIDS THAT BLOW SHI*T UP
August 26, 2016

The thoroughly involving world premiere of playwright Carla Ching's THE TWO KIDS THAT BLOW SHIT UP combines the potent mixture of a witty script with two totally dynamic actors directed in a steady, flowing, non-stop pace of a brisk 90 minutes. Jeremy Lelliott deftly directs his two brilliantly believable actors as they portray two people brought together by not any of their own doings.
BWW Interview: John Copeland on What Anita Bryant Did & Has Done for Him LatelyBWW Interview: John Copeland on What Anita Bryant Did & Has Done for Him Lately
August 25, 2016

Playwright/actor John Copeland's latest theatrical projectANITA BRYANT'S PLAYBOY INTERVIEW recounts a specific incident in the truth-is-stranger-than-fiction saga of the former Miss Oklahoma and runner-up to Miss America whose 'Save Our Children' campaign fought to repeal gay rights in Dale County, Florida in 1977.
BWW Review: DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL - A PC Sunset Blvd. Gone AwryBWW Review: DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL - A PC Sunset Blvd. Gone Awry
August 22, 2016

Playwright Peter Lefcourt manages to cram every current political hot topic into DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL, his two-act dramedy on the proposed re-make of the classic Sunset Boulevard. DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL's chronicling the beginnings of Gerard, an indie director's quest to cast his remake of the Gloria Swanson-starrer, has the benefit of the frequent witty one-liners, biting disses and smarting comebacks.
BWW Interview: Peter Marc Jacobson Climbing MOUNT VERNON on His Quest For the Perfect Broadway ProjectBWW Interview: Peter Marc Jacobson Climbing MOUNT VERNON on His Quest For the Perfect Broadway Project
August 19, 2016

Director/Writer/Actor Peter Marc Jacobson's latest directorial projectMOUNT VERNON re-opens August 26, 2016 at the Hudson Guild after its successful world premiere in this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival.
BWW Interview: PARALLEL LIVES' Jenny Sullivan on Family, Directing & Contributing HappinessBWW Interview: PARALLEL LIVES' Jenny Sullivan on Family, Directing & Contributing Happiness
August 18, 2016

Director Jenny Sullivan has made her birthright name her own; acting and directing since her early twenties. The daughter of actor Barry Sullivan, Jenny's latest project finds her directing Mo Gaffney and Kathy Najimy's comic piece PARALLEL LIVES at the Falcon Theater.
BWW Interview: For CHICO'S ANGELS' Kurt Koehler, It's All About the AngelsBWW Interview: For CHICO'S ANGELS' Kurt Koehler, It's All About the Angels
August 15, 2016

Kurt Koehler and Oscar Quintero partnered up in 2003 to give birth to the outrageous, laugh-inducing comedy troupe of Chico's Angels, a most loving homage to TV's crime-fighting Charlie's Angels. Kurt found some time readying CHICO'S ANGELS FIVE-O: WAIKIKI CHICAS!between juggling wigs, sequins and demanding divas to chat with BroadwayWorld and myself.
BWW Interview: Tom Jacobson Waxes Poetic on Theatre, Church & PlaywritingBWW Interview: Tom Jacobson Waxes Poetic on Theatre, Church & Playwriting
August 15, 2016

Prolific playwright Tom Jacobson will have the world premiere of his latest theatrical workCAPTAIN OF THE BIBLE QUIZ TEAM opening August 27, 2016 (weekends only) through October 3, 2016. This immersive piece (with the audience as the congregation) will be presented at venues to include the Lutheran Church of the Master, St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and Hollywood Lutheran Church.
BWW Review: BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE: Needs Less Hate and More EmpathyBWW Review: BLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE: Needs Less Hate and More Empathy
August 1, 2016

In the program notes, playwright Laurel M. Wetzork states one of her primary reasons for writingBLUEPRINT FOR PARADISE as, 'It's important that we don't make the same mistakes we've made in the past.' As well-intentioned of Ms. Wetzork to fictionalize the 1941 construction of a Nazi compound in the Pacific Palisades, her well-meaning 'message' does not come soon enough in the almost two-and-a-half-hour show.
BWW Interview: Baayork Lee - A CHORUS LINE Original Still Stepping Up to the LineBWW Interview: Baayork Lee - A CHORUS LINE Original Still Stepping Up to the Line
July 25, 2016

To any A CHORUS LINE aficionado, the mere mention of Baayork Lee will conjure up vivid memories of the original Connie Wong - the youthful-looking, 4'10' Asian-American, perky dynamo who repeatedly evaded revealing her biological age to Zach, the interviewing choreographer. Now in 2016, Baayork will be choreographing and directing her most recent production of A CHORUS LINE at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.
BWW Review: ROMEO & JULIET: LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD, VOL. 2 - A Masterful, Exhilarating Contemporary Take on A Shakespeare's ClassicBWW Review: ROMEO & JULIET: LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD, VOL. 2 - A Masterful, Exhilarating Contemporary Take on A Shakespeare's Classic
July 23, 2016

Prospect Theatre's inaugural production, Bradley Bredeweg's ingenious rock musical ROMEO & JULIET: LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD, VOLUME 2, simply WOWS with its cast of triple-threat performers singing the hell out of cleverly-chosen pop songs while many times dancing up a storm. Creator Bredeweg tightly directs his high-energy troupe with a fast, smooth pace.
Dinner & Show: PROSPECT THEATRE - a True Dinner & Show VenueDinner & Show: PROSPECT THEATRE - a True Dinner & Show Venue
July 23, 2016

Prospect Theatre, a combination restaurant/bar/cabaret/theatre has just recently opened up in the heart of Hollywood. A substantially sized venue seating 150+, Prospect Theatre plans to complement immersive entertainment (from full-production live theatre to jazz quartets to more intimate cabarets) with fine dining, overseen by Executive Chef Kyle Schutte.


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