Kay Kudukis

Kay Kudukis

Former lead singer in a disco cover band turned Gaslight girl, turned actress, turned author of two produced, and wildly unacclaimed plays, and one likely-unseen teleplay, Kay Kudukis is a pragmatic optimist (read: Libra) who has found her bliss in Palm Springs offering honest and "meh"-revered written opinions to anyone who has an interest. Thanks for asking, you're swell.






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Review: POTUS at CVRep
Review: POTUS at CVRep
March 1, 2024

What did our critic think of POTUS at CVRep? POTUS or Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying To Keep Him Alive, now playing at CVRep, premiered on Broadway at The Schubert Theatre in 2022. I

Previews: MR. PARKER at Dezart Performs
Previews: MR. PARKER at Dezart Performs
February 27, 2024

In acclaimed playwright Michael McKeever’s MR. PARKER, an inter-generational relationship leads to a complex web of family soul searching. This “Gay to December” romance finds a widower trying to come to terms with the loss of his longtime spouse while balancing a new potential love interest against the disapproving glares of his overpowering sister-in-law. 

Review: THE NEW CENTURY at The Bent
Review: THE NEW CENTURY at The Bent
February 10, 2024

What did our critic think of THE NEW CENTURY at The Bent?

Review: WITCHLAND at Revolution Stage Company
Review: WITCHLAND at Revolution Stage Company
February 9, 2024

Producing innovative, provocative work is part of the Revolution Stage Company’s DNA, so it is not surprising they chose Witchland for their first new production of 2024.

Previews: TRUMAN TALKS TENNESSEE Comes To Revolution Stage Company
Previews: TRUMAN TALKS TENNESSEE Comes To Revolution Stage Company
February 7, 2024

Palm Springs’ newest professional theatre, REVOLUTION STAGE COMPANY (RSC), presents veteran Broadway performer, JOEL VIG, who becomes TRUMAN CAPOTE in his acclaimed one-man show, TRUMAN TALKS TENNESSEE as the RSC celebrates the 100th anniversary of Capote's birth with a ‘FAT TUESDAY' fundraiser at 7 PM!

Feature: WITCHLAND at The Revolution Stage Company
Feature: WITCHLAND at The Revolution Stage Company
February 1, 2024

Witchland startles at The Revolution Stage Company on February 7th. Richland, Washington is a real place where playwright Tim Mulligan grew up, and it’s where he set his first play, Witchland.

Casting Announced For Desert Theatricals 2024 Broadway Series
Casting Announced For Desert Theatricals 2024 Broadway Series
January 24, 2024

Desert Theatricals returns with the City of Rancho Mirage to the beautiful amphitheater with their 2024 Broadway Series!

Review: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at Dezart Performs
Review: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at Dezart Performs
January 21, 2024

What did our critic think of WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at Dezart Performs?

Review: AVENUE Q at Revolution Stage Company
Review: AVENUE Q at Revolution Stage Company
January 13, 2024

Ten actors and nine puppets (created by Laura Stearns) took Palm Springs by storm last night when Revolution Stage Company opened Avenue Q. The buzz is strong with this one and it’s all true.

A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Comes To Dezart Performs In March
A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Comes To Dezart Performs In March
January 10, 2024

A philosopher once posited that “God is everywhere: sometimes you can even find him in church.” In playwright Samuel D. Hunter’s “must-see heartbreaker of a play” (The New York Times), A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD, Divine compassion is found in a work-a-day back office in Idaho near the Canadian border where two broken men “find what connects us all and Holiness in humanity” (The Observer). 

Previews: CINEMA ON ICE at Palm Springs Cultural Center
Previews: CINEMA ON ICE at Palm Springs Cultural Center
January 10, 2024

Deserted Films returns to the Historic Camelot Theatre (at the Palm Springs Cultural Center) Jan 21 - Feb 25 for a fun, winter-themed film series on the big screen culminating in a special screening of Dr. Zhivago (1965)… the first film to screen at the Camelot when it opened!  

Revolution Stage Company Presents the California Premiere of Dayna Steele's Dark Comedy THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR
Revolution Stage Company Presents the California Premiere of Dayna Steele's Dark Comedy THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR
January 5, 2024

Revolution Stage Company has announced the California premiere of THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR, a dark comedy about navigating Alzheimer's with love, laughter, and wine, adapted from Dayna Steele’s best-selling book Surviving Alzheimer’s with Friends, Facebook, and a Really Big Glass of Wine.

Previews: WITCHLAND at Revolution Stage Company
Previews: WITCHLAND at Revolution Stage Company
January 5, 2024

Palm Springs’ newest theater company, REVOLUTION STAGE COMPANY (RSC), announces the premier engagement of Tim Mulligan’s thriller, WITCHLAND.

Previews: TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL at Revolution Stage Company
Previews: TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL at Revolution Stage Company
January 2, 2024

Palm Springs’ newest, professional theater company, REVOLUTION STAGE COMPANY (RSC), announces its inaugural TEN-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL on Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend, January 13-14, 2024, showcasing the exciting new plays of TEN WRITERS from London, New York, New Jersey, Seattle, Hollywood, Port Townsend, Morongo Basin in addition to local playwrights from Palm Springs and Cathedral City.

Review: IT'S ONLY A PLAY at The Bent
Review: IT'S ONLY A PLAY at The Bent
December 16, 2023

What did our critic think of IT’S ONLY A PLAY at The Bent?

Review: SUMMER SESSION WITH THE BONES BRIGADE at CV Rep
Review: SUMMER SESSION WITH THE BONES BRIGADE at CV Rep
December 17, 2023

What did our critic think of SUMMER SESSION WITH THE BONES BRIGADE at CV Rep?

Previews: AVENUE Q At Revolution Stage Company
Previews: AVENUE Q At Revolution Stage Company
December 13, 2023

Palm Springs’ newest, professional theater company, REVOLUTION STAGE COMPANY (RSC), presents the Tony Award-winning smash hit musical, AVENUE Q!

Dezart Performs Launches Campaign To Fund New Theatre
Dezart Performs Launches Campaign To Fund New Theatre
December 12, 2023

After a long strategic planning process, Dezart Performs identified a new 4,400 square foot space in Cathedral City’s Canyon Plaza South. The campaign, called the NEXT STAGE CAMPAIGN, is headed by Co-Chairs and founding donors Ann Sheffer and Nancy Bleiweiss-Nevil. This new home will be called the Dezart Playhouse. “The productions that Dezart Performs puts on are not only extraordinary, but they are compelling,” said Cathedral City Mayor Rita Lamb. “I believe the introduction of Dezart Performs to Cathedral City is going to be transformative. It will add vibrancy and intensity, making that area of the community completely compelling.”

Previews: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at Dezart Performs
Previews: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at Dezart Performs
December 12, 2023

Heidi Schreck is Dezart Performs first production of 2024, running January 19 – 28. Part history lesson, part family drama, the Tony Award Nominee and Pulitzer Prize Finalist is a “boundary-breaking play that breathes new life into our Constitution and imagines how it will shape the next generation of Americans” (Forbes).

Review: CHARLES DICKENS WRITES A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Revolution Stage Company
Review: CHARLES DICKENS WRITES A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Revolution Stage Company
December 10, 2023

What did our critic think of CHARLES DICKENS WRITES A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Revolution Stage Company?



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