Monthly Archive:: March 2017

“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