Theatre Review: “Curtains” @ Foothill Musical Theatre, 7/22/11

Written by: Jill Podolsky Curtains, the last musical collaboration between Kander and Ebb (Fred Ebb died of a heart attack in 2004 before Curtains was finished) felt like a combination of Noises Off; an Agatha Christie murder mystery (Mousetrap, maybe?) and just the tiniest bit of The Producers. Noises Off because of all the backstage […]

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Theatre Preview: “Anything Goes” @ Foothill Musical Theatre

FOOTHILL MUSIC THEATRE PRESENTS TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL ABOUT HIGH JINKS AND HIGH ROMANCE ON THE HIGH SEAS “ANYTHING GOES” July 23-August 15, 2010 Smithwick Theatre at Foothill College 12345 El Monte Rd (El Monte exit West, off Hwy 280), Los Altos Hills For tickets and more information, please visit Tickets also available by phone […]

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Theatre Review: “The Illusion” @ Pear Avenue Theatre, 03/20/10

Written by Guest Writer: Walter Mayes In the hands of master dramatist Tony Kushner, the classic French comedy “L’illusion Comique” has been reshaped into a play where illusion is all but impossible to discern from reality. Playing with the concept of multiple identities and worlds-within-worlds, director Michael Champlin and his cast take audiences on a […]

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Theatre Review: “The Fantasticks” @ Sunnyvale Community Players, 11/15

Usually when I see a theatre, whether it be a play or a musical, I have a visceral reaction to the show – positively or negatively. I know I’ve seen something fantastic, when I’m so enraptured in the production (like American Idiot) that I’m not sitting there critiquing the performance or production qualities. (Just so […]

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