Review: THE SOUND OF MURDER Echoes Within the Walls of Theatre 40Review: THE SOUND OF MURDER Echoes Within the Walls of Theatre 40
by Shari Barrett - Mar 22, 2019

THE SOUND OF MURDER by William Fairchild premiered in London in 1959, making the plot somewhat predictable now, given the abundance of murder mysteries written and being produced on local stages. But this one set play is exactly the kind of British murder mystery that Theatre 40 audiences enjoy, especially with the company's designers onboard who always create a visually stunning production. Skillfully directed by Adrian Cohen to keep the action interesting and a lot more than just a lot of talking heads with British accents, the cast of THE SOUND OF MURDER includes Roslyn Cohn, Gabriel Olivas, David Hunt Stafford, Peter Trencher, David Westbay and Kate Whitney. And why that title? There's some audio equipment involved that turns out to be a pivotal prop in the investigation! (more...)

THE SOUND OF MURDER Begins Performances This Week At Theatre 40THE SOUND OF MURDER Begins Performances This Week At Theatre 40
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Theatre Forty, in the Reuben Cordova Theatre, 241 S. Moreno Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Theatre 40 is Beverly Hills' professional theatre company. The venue is located on the campus of Beverly Hills High School. There is ample free parking beneath the theatre, which can be accessed from the intersection of Durant and Moreno Drives. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Read an Excerpt from Michael Riedel's New Book- RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE BATTLE FOR BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Michael Riedel, Broadway's most respected (and feared) commentator pulls back the curtain on its stars, its producers, and its mega-hits to reveal all the shocking drama, intrigue, and power plays that happened off stage in his new memoir, Razzle Dazzle (available today; Simon & Schuster; US $27.00). CLICK HERE to order today. (more...)