Monthly Archive:: November 2015

Autumn Bodily Talks About Playing Sally in “Follies”

BY CARY GINELL Like many Ventura County performers, Autumn Bodily has a long career in local theater. She started as a teenager in 1986 with Young Artists Ensemble in one of their earliest productions.

Theater League’s “Elf” Is Sparklejollytwinklejingley Fun

REVIEW BY CARY GINELL At one point during the brilliantly┬ácolored musical Elf,┬áJovie, the disillusioned girlfriend of Buddy the Elf, tells him her philosophy on life: “Lower your expectations so you don’t get disappointed.” Well,

You think YOUR family is dysfunctional? Check out Elite’s “The Lion in Winter”

REVIEW BY CARY GINELL Two very different works by playwright James Goldman are currently being featured in Ventura County during November – and they couldn’t be more different from one another. In 1971, Goldman