Monthly Archive:: March 2017

“Dogfight” Musical Explores A Mis-Matched Relationship at the Start of the Vietnam War

BY CARY GINELL On November 21, 1963, three Marines decide to spend their last night before their deployment to Southeast Asia for one final night of debauchery, partying and a little trouble. A “dogfight”

“Hamilton” Satire Makes Synagogue “The Room Where It Happens”

BY CARY GINELL His profession is as cantor of Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks. But David Shukiar is also a brilliant composer, arranger, conductor, choir director, and creator of Chamilton, a shpiel (Yiddish for “play”)

Victoria Sayeg Talks About Her New Children’s Play, “The Gone Deers”

BY CARY GINELL It’s time to check out the progress of our local children’s playwright, Victoria Sayeg. Victoria, who works at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, is also a natural storyteller with a

Four Star Theatre Alliance Awards Handed Out

A report from our far-flung correspondent from up north (Ojai). BY JOHN HANKINS While the film community was handing out Oscar awards somewhere in La La Land on Sunday, February 26, nearly a hundred