BY CARY GINELL One important and valuable aspect of Cabrillo Music Theatre’s long tenure in Ventura County is its devotion to casting talented young local performers in as many of its productions as it can.
BY CARY GINELL Larry Raben is an accomplished actor and director who has added his prodigious abilities to a multitude of productions around the world. In addition to acting in a command performance before Queen Elizabeth
BY CARY GINELL In the Heights, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical about community and family in a Dominican-American neighborhood in New York City, has a multi-layered meaning for its talented cast. The production, which is currently
BY CARY GINELL We continue with our visit with Kevin Repich, Malissa Marlow, and Leah Dalrymple, three of the stars of California Lutheran University’s production of The Drowsy Chaperone, which closes this weekend at the
BY CARY GINELL Playing a character is hard enough for many actors and actresses who are starting out in musical theater, but The Drowsy Chaperone throws its performers a curve because of the complicated nature of
BY CARY GINELL The Addams Family has hit Ventura County with a vengeance. Recent productions by Actors’ Repertory Company of Simi and the Ojai Art Center are being followed in succession by performances at Santa
BY CARY GINELL Last night’s opening of Cabrillo Music Theatre’s Children of Eden was every bit as enchanting and magical as anticipated. After the debacle of Theater League’s Ragtime, in which two synthesizer players were hidden