Digital Lottery opens March 10 for Hamilton at the Pantages Theater

Producer Jeffrey Seller announced a digital lottery for HAMILTON in Los Angeles at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance, Thursday, March 12, HAMILTON is the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton, told through a score of hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway show tunes.. It’s become a revolutionary moment in theatre, having a profound…

LACC Honors Actor Morgan Freeman

Recently one of the finest American actors, Morgan Freeman stood inside the Cinema Building at Los Angeles Community College (LACC) and smiled. The last time he was on this campus was 60 years ago, and now his alma mater was rededicating a lecture hall to read The Morgan Freeman Theater. Walking across campus with Dr….

Sting’s “The Last Ship” sails into LA

Sting is quite a storyteller in his new musical “The Last Ship” now playing at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. It took him many years to write the hauntingly memorable songs that he sings with a stellar cast. His inspiration for this show is a collage of the men and women that he grew…

Cirque du Soleil VOLTA “WOW’S” LA

Attending the Opening Night of the energetic Cirque du Soleil VOLTA, I noticed the traditional blue and yellow striped tent was replaced with a zebra stripe looking white and black tent. Guests of all ages received a bright red foam nose, and those 21+ a wrist band to sip flutes of bubbly Nicholas Feuillatte Champagne from France….

“WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME”

While attending the opening night of “What The Constitution Means To Me” now at the Mark Taper Forum, writer Heidi Schreck encourages the audience to ponder about the importance and how dated the U.S. Constitution is today. Direct from Broadway, Director Oliver Butler has actress Maria Dizzia open the 100 minute show as an adult…

Rockin’ Fun ROCK OF AGES in Hollywood

In 2005 Matthew Weaver created the multi-genre entertaining musical Rock of Ages. It debuted as a new kind of musical in Los Angeles at the King King club on Hollywood Blvd. With its success, it was made into a motion picture, and also opened on Broadway. After performing over 2,350 shows, Rock of Ages earned…

Review: Cirque du Soleil R.U.N. at Luxor Las Vegas

From the moment you enter the lobby of the 1,463-seat theater inside the Luxor Hotel and Casino, you are transformed into an underworld of bright red lights spelling out the word RUN. It’s edgy, gritty, and filled with street art on every wall. What you see are clues to Hollywood filmmaker Robert Rodriguez (Spy Kids,…

American Ballet Theatre’s Annual Holiday Gala

One of the most spectacular annual events every December is the ABT Gala held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills. Attendees enjoy a one-night-only intimate dance program by many of the world-renowned artists of American Ballet Theatre, including Principal Dancers Isabella Boylston, Misty Copeland, Christine Shevchenko, Cory Stearns, Devon Teuscher and 17 other dancers…

Andy Garcia in Key Largo the Geffen Playhouse

Known for his stellar performances in the movies Ocean’s Eleven and The Godfather III, Andy Garcia takes on the role of a bigger-than-life mobster Johnny Rocco in a world premiere adaptation of the play “Key Largo” by Maxwell Anderson and the 1948 Warner Bros., film noir starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and Edward G. Robinson….