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Review: MR. PARKER at Dezart Performs Photo Review: MR. PARKER at Dezart Performs
by Kay Kudukis - April 16, 2024

Death tends to affect those who remain differently. Some take time to grieve, then march boldly forward, while others live in purgatory, their grief so overwhelming they only function within the pain of their loss. Mr. Parker by Michael McKeever is very much about just that - as was Daniel’s Husband...

Review: SHERLOCK HOLMES CONFIDENTIAL at Desert Ensemble Theatre Photo Review: SHERLOCK HOLMES CONFIDENTIAL at Desert Ensemble Theatre
by Gilmore Rizzo - April 13, 2024

There is no mystery here! Three actors were caught running away with a priceless & humorous hit at DET...

Review: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at CVRep Photo Review: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at CVRep
by Gilmore Rizzo - April 11, 2024

When a successful theatre company presents a period musical they pray for a hit. With good actors, a witty script, great music, excellent direction, and clever choreography that can transport an entire audience back in time; Coachella Valley Repertory has compiled such a hit....

Review: DAMN YANKEES at Desert Theatricals Photo Review: DAMN YANKEES at Desert Theatricals
by Gilmore Rizzo - April 06, 2024

What did our critic think of DAMN YANKEES at Desert Theatricals?...

Review: MEAN GIRLS at The McCallum Theatre Photo Review: MEAN GIRLS at The McCallum Theatre
by Gilmore Rizzo - April 01, 2024

Through the zany situations, there is a message about “girl power”; a timeless message. Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer TINA FEY, composer JEFF RICHMOND, lyricist NELL BENJAMIN and original director and choreogr...

Review: THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR at Revolution Stage Company Photo Review: THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR at Revolution Stage Company
by Kay Kudukis - March 17, 2024

What did our critic think of THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR at Revolution Stage Company?...

Review: ELLIE at Desert Ensemble Theatre Photo Review: ELLIE at Desert Ensemble Theatre
by Gilmore Rizzo - March 10, 2024

What did our critic think of ELLIE at Desert Ensemble Theatre?...

Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Desert Theatricals Photo Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Desert Theatricals
by Gilmore Rizzo - March 10, 2024

Desert Theatricals 'Fiddler' stands tall and breathes LIFE into old TRADITIONS....

Review: CHICAGO at The McCallum Theatre Photo Review: CHICAGO at The McCallum Theatre
by Gilmore Rizzo - March 04, 2024

What did our critic think of CHICAGO at The McCallum Theatre? There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, thousands of standing ovations, and now the #1 longes...

Review: A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD at Dezart Performs Photo Review: A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD at Dezart Performs
by Kay Kudukis - March 04, 2024

What did our critic think of A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD at Dezart Performs?...

Review: POTUS at CVRep Photo Review: POTUS at CVRep
by Kay Kudukis - March 01, 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...

Review: RED HOT MAMA: THE SOPHIE TUCKER SONGBOOK at The Revolution Stage Company Photo Review: RED HOT MAMA: THE SOPHIE TUCKER SONGBOOK at The Revolution Stage Company
by Gilmore Rizzo - February 22, 2024

What did our critic think of RED HOT MAMA: THE SOPHIE TUCKER SONGBOOK at The Revolution Stage Company? Gary Powers and James Owens, in association with producer Michael Alden, gave their audiences Sharon McNight’s RED HOT MAMA: The Sophie Tucker Songbook at The Revolution Stage Company. ...

Review: THE NEW CENTURY at The Bent Photo Review: THE NEW CENTURY at The Bent
by Kay Kudukis - February 10, 2024

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

Review: WITCHLAND at Revolution Stage Company Photo Review: WITCHLAND at Revolution Stage Company
by Kay Kudukis - February 09, 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....

Review: CABARET at CVRep Photo Review: CABARET at CVRep
by Gilmore Rizzo - February 02, 2024

The musical Cabaret is a classic for many reasons, and no matter who produces it the dark foreboding story never fails to pack a gut punch. The impactful way Cabaret shows the divide of a country, the hate crimes of anti-Semitism and neo-Nazi white supremacy, and the meteoric rise of one of the most...

Review: JOE CROYLE IN MONDAY MONDAY: A MUSICAL JOURNEY at The Revolution Stage Compan Photo Review: JOE CROYLE IN MONDAY MONDAY: A MUSICAL JOURNEY at The Revolution Stage Company
by Gilmore Rizzo - January 31, 2024

Joe Croyle Sings with Beautiful Strength and Affection; Content Falls Short Of Full Potential....

Review: LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Desert Ensemble Theatre Photo Review: LIFESPAN OF A FACT at Desert Ensemble Theatre
by Gilmore Rizzo - January 29, 2024

Quality Actors In A Timely ‘Lifespan’; Conflict Between Journalistic Integrity And Poetic License; When Facts Matter....

Review: The McCallum Theatre Hosts an Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth Photo Review: The McCallum Theatre Hosts an Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth
by Gilmore Rizzo - January 29, 2024

From the moment her iconic voice could be heard singing a gentle ballad version of 'Que Sera Sera' from off-stage the audience could feel that familiar warmth of authenticity fill the entire theatre.  A friend, an ally, a spiritual powerhouse of talent was about to enter. When the gorgeous 4'11' fra...

Review: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at Dezart Performs Photo Review: WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME at Dezart Performs
by Kay Kudukis - 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 Photo Review: AVENUE Q at Revolution Stage Company
by Kay Kudukis - 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. ...

Review: IT'S ONLY A PLAY at The Bent Photo Review: IT'S ONLY A PLAY at The Bent
by Kay Kudukis - 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 Photo Review: SUMMER SESSION WITH THE BONES BRIGADE at CV Rep
by Kay Kudukis - December 17, 2023

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

The Holiday Spirit Is Alive And Well At Palm Canyon Theatre WIth A Hilarious And Char Photo The Holiday Spirit Is Alive And Well At Palm Canyon Theatre WIth A Hilarious And Charming ELF THE MUSICAL
by David Green - December 13, 2023

Palm Canyon Theatres “Elf” will definitely get you in the holiday spirit! Santa (David Brooks) brought Christmas cheer for all to hear! With his charming smile and stage presence, I almost believed in Santa again!  If you’ve seen the movie “Elf”, you can expect this production to be just as hilariou...

Review: CHARLES DICKENS WRITES A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Revolution Stage Company Photo Review: CHARLES DICKENS WRITES A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Revolution Stage Company
by Kay Kudukis - December 10, 2023

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

Review: CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS Puts The 'Fun' Back In Dysfunctional at Desert T Photo Review: CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS Puts The 'Fun' Back In Dysfunctional at Desert Theatreworks
by Charlie Thomas - November 28, 2023

What did our critic think of 'CHRISTMAS WITH THE CRAWFORDS' PUTS THE 'FUN' BACK IN DYSFUNCTIONAL at Desert Theatreworks?...



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Disney's The Little Mermaid
Jean Henderson Perf Arts Center (6/21 - 7/14)
Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical Jr
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