12 of the Best LA Theatrical Performances in 2016

I’ve been blessed to see some of the best theatrical productions in Los Angeles in 2016, as a guest columnist for an informative East to West Coast Theatrical Review and News site –  The Stage Review. Here are my top 12 shows that inspired me to write the following reviews – Beautiful at The Pantages…

Sam Harris Continues to Shine Onstage

I sat in the historic Pasadena Theater today to eagerly watch HAM: A Musical Memoir about Sam Harris, the dynamic singer who won the hearts of 25 million Americans, when he  won the title of  Grand Champion in the popular television show – Star Search. This was the ultimate talent show 30 years before American…

William Shatner & Wells Fargo Present Checks to Charities

Not only is William Shatner, one of America’s most versatile television stars, he is the CEO of the Hollywood Charity Horse Show and generous philanthropist. Shatner along with David DiCristofaro, Wells Fargo LA Metro/Orange County Regional Bank President, and Jonathan Weedman, Senior Vice President Wells Fargo Foundation recently invited 25 charities to a gifting ceremony…

Broadway Ready Breaking Throughy

At opening night of the edgy pop-rock musical Breaking Through, I sat in the Pasadena Playhouse mesmerized by lead actress Alison Luff’s melodic voice. She sat on an empty stage with a white spotlight shining down, and she played the guitar while singing the first song, Breaking Through. Later in the song a back curtain…

LA Foodie Events in June

CHAYA Downtown In addition to a beer garden at CHAYA this summer, the downtown location is offering a new Kaisen menu to its existing dinner menu. The Kaisen menu features the freshest local seafood available to Executive Chef Kenjo Atsushi, and varieties of seafood flown in from Japan. Fresh $1 oysters will be offered daily,…