Monthly Archive:: October 2014

Heading to the Polls: Director Tom Eubanks and Actor Ron Rezac Talk About “November”

BY CARY GINELL David Mamet’s play November closes this weekend, just prior to the end of the mid-term election season, and it is just about as laughable (see our review in the October 19 edition

The Verdict Is In On Oak Park High School’s “12 Angry Men / Women”

REVIEW BY CARY GINELL Let me state at the outset that I am not a fan of tampering with classics. There has been a penchant of late to succumb to the demands of political

Oak Park High School Takes On “Twelve Angry Men”…and Women

BY CARY GINELL The play Twelve Angry Men is being presented this weekend by the Oak Park High School Drama Department in a production directed by Allan Hunt. Hunt, however, has decided to present

Director Andrew James Talks About “Dark Heart of Poe” Stars Austin Miller and Travis Winterstein

BY CARY GINELL Dark Heart of Poe continues its run this weekend as it moves from the Elite Theatre Company, where it was performed in the round, to the Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center,

Moorpark College Sinks Its Teeth Into “Dracula”

REVIEW BY CARY GINELL Undecided on what to do for Halloween? Well, forget about all those faux haunted houses and neighborhood ghost tours. Pack a valise, hop a train to Transylvania, and go see

Turkeys in the White House: Elite’s “November” Elicits Laughs

REVIEW BY CARY GINELL What would happen if Archie Bunker got elected president? David Mamet’s 2008 play November, which continues at the Elite Theatre Company through November 2, attempts to answer that question in a

How I Got to Play Mother in “Ragtime”

BY CHRISTANNA ROWADER This past May, I played Rapunzel in Into the Woods for 3-D Theatricals, and Rufus Bonds Jr., who was assistant directing, was brought in to play Coalhouse Walker in Ragtime, their

An Interview With “Dark Heart of Poe” Creator/Director Andrew David James

BY CARY GINELL Today, we present the first installment of an interview with Andrew David James, director of Dark Heart of Poe, an amalgam of Poe’s famous short stories and poems, accented by other elements

Win Two Tickets to Faith Prince’s Cabaret Concert at Agoura High School!

Faith Prince won a Tony in 1992 for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance as Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls. Miss Prince is presenting a special one-woman cabaret performance at Agoura High

Faith Prince To Teach Master Class in Musical Theater at Thousand Oaks Library

BY CARY GINELL On Saturday, October 11, aspiring theater arts students will get a valuable chance at learning tips about performing when Tony-award winning actress Faith Prince presents a master class on musical theater.