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The 2017 27th Annual Ovation Awards

By Sheryl Aronson On Tuesday evening, January 17th, the Ovation Awards lit up the Ahmanson Theater, first with a red carpet welcoming the nominees and presenters, then a fun filled ceremony which included music, dance numbers, humorous celebrity presenters and…

The King and I Classic Musical Graces the Pantages Stage

By Sheryl Aronson The King and I, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s original musical was revived on Broadway twice, in 1996 and 2015.  From the very first time this classic musical hit the stage, The King and I has been nominated and…

Dutchman Panel Discussion

By Sheryl Aronson Santa Monica… For three consecutive Wednesdays, July 15th, July 22nd and July 29th, Amiri Baraka’s Dutchman played at the Edgemar Theater in Santa Monica featuring Tanna Frederick and Siaka Massaquoi, directed by Levy Lee Simon.  I was…

Marilyn – My Secret Erin Gavin Personifies the Iconic Actress In the Theater Production

By Sheryl Aronson Erin Gavin looks radiant.  Her blonde wispy hair falls over the lovely face of alabaster skin, her red dress hugs the curves and shows off the delectable shoulders, and her voice is light, breathy, sensual…the actress has…

GARDEL’S TANGO OPENS AT ZEPHYR THEATRE ON NOVEMBER 25; WORLD PREMIERE ENGAGEMENT

Gardel’s Tango tells the story of the short life of composer, singer, musical innovator and international film star Carlos Gardel (1890-1935). Gardel is best remembered as the man who embraced the traditional Argentine musical form, the tango, and modernized and…

Casa 0101 & Angel City Theater Ensemble’s “MARIELA IN THE DESERT” – Review

By Linita Masters Mariela in the Desert is a stunning and mesmerizing story about sacrifice, family, love and regret with art and Mariela at its core. Playwright Karen Zacarías , Director Robert Beltran, Casa 0101 Theater and the Angel City Theatre…

“Sylvia” A Play About Connection In an Unconditional Kind of Way

By Sheryl Aronson Tanna Frederick, theater and film actress, directs and stars in the production of Sylvia, A.R. Gurney’s hit comedy, which opened on October 21st at the Odyssey Theater in West LA.  Stephen Howard, Beege Barkette and Matthew Marcy co-star. “I…

BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! WELL! WELL! For The Record Makes Its Way Back to L.A With A Bang!

By Michele Black and Dawn Deines Beverly Hills, CA (TheHollywood360.com) 10/13/2016 – The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Center presents under the direction of creative team Director Anderson Davis, Executive Producer Shane Scheel and Musical Director Jesse Vargas…

Breathe A Contemporary Tale Of How Far Man Has Fallen

By Sheryl Aronson Greenway Court Theater…Los Angeles, September 25th… Breathe, directed by ‪Levy Lee Simon and written by ‪Javon Johnson is a brilliant work of theater on very contemporary topics…racism, kids and guns, family disintegration, how in a moment our…

Tanna Frederick Stars in “Sylvia” At The Odyssey Theatre

By Sheryl Aronson Tanna Frederick, theater and film actress, directs and stars in the production of Sylvia, A.R. Gurney’s hit comedy, opening on October 21st at the Odyssey Theater.  Stephen Howard, Beege Barkette and Matthew Marcy will co-star. “At the…