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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Reykjavík – streaming theatre review by Terry Morgan

Plays that feature a series of short scenes with different characters whose relationships to each other become clearer as the story goes on have been popular since Arthur Schnitzler’s La R…

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Friday, May 7, 2021

“Someone Else’s House” – streaming theatre review by Terry Morgan

As the pandemic has worn on, artists have attempted to maximize the potential of streaming theatre, trying to make the experience more engaging for the audience. So far I’ve seen pre-taped…

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Monday, May 3, 2021

TCM Classic Film Festival by Terry Morgan

For years now, film lovers in Los Angeles have enjoyed the yearly TCM Classic Film Festival held at the TCL Chinese Theatre complex in Hollywood. That area of town becomes the cinephile cent…

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Thursday, April 22, 2021

“Jumbo” film review by Terry Morgan

The standard definition for the term “pathetic fallacy” is “the attribution of human feelings and responses to inanimate things or animals, especially in art or literature.” This is …

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

John Cullum: An Accidental Star – streaming theatre review by Terry Morgan

The thing about celebrity autobiographical one-person shows is that they’re bound to be interesting; if the subject in question hadn’t had a fascinating life, nobody would have put a sho…

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Monday, March 29, 2021

“This Bitter Earth” review by Terry Morgan

As the world slowly begins to pull itself out of the abyss of the pandemic, the theatre world is following suit. The concept of outdoor productions is being discussed for this summer, and th…

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Friday, March 12, 2021

“Lucky” film review by Terry Morgan

The use of genre films to deliver a social or political statement has a long history. They’re a convenient delivery device – the audience knows the rules, and without hitting them over t…

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Thursday, February 25, 2021

“UnRavelled” a new play now streaming by Terry Morgan

Traditionally, the power of theater derives from it being a communal art form – a group gathers in person for a performance that is live and ephemeral. It’s the sense that the combinatio…

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

"Blithe Spirit" and Lansbury on Tour by Terry Morgan

If this production hasn't already sold out, acquiring tickets to attend it would be one the best presents you could get or give this holiday season.

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Friday, June 20, 2014

"The Last Confession" at the Ahmanson by Terry Morgan

Roger Crane's The Last Confession has a doozy of an opening statement: "Forgive me, father, for I have sinned. I have killed the emissary of God."

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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Geffen "Death of the Author" by Terry Morgan

The domain of higher education has become more treacherous in unexpected ways, and Steven Drukman's clever new play Death of the Author charts the territory with pointed wit. It's unfortunat…

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Friday, May 9, 2014

"A Delicate Balance": A Must-See Revival by Terry Morgan

Although their marriage has withstood the test of time, Agnes (Susan Sullivan) still wants to repair some rather large damage in her relationship with Tobias (David Selby).

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Bristol Old Vic in association with Handspring Puppet Company presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream" by Terry Morgan

A production of Midsummer that can't make Puck work has a serious problem.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

"Recall" in L.A. by Terry Morgan

The Visceral Company, a group that specializes in horror and science fiction plays, is on a roll. Following the one-two punch of Lovecraft: Nightmare Suite and The Mystery Plays, the new pro…

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Friday, March 21, 2014

"Top Girls" at L.A.'s Antaeus Company by Terry Morgan

... the Antaeus Company is doing the community a great favor in reviving the playit's still smart and moving and funny, and the cast is terrific (the show is double-castthis review is of t…

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Friday, February 14, 2014

"Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at Mark Taper Forum by Terry Morgan

Parents who were admirers of Chekhov named their children after some of his famous characters: Vanya (Mark Blum), Sonia (Kristine Nielsen) and Masha (Christine Ebersole).

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Sunday, December 15, 2013

"Parfumerie" in new L.A. Theatre by Terry Morgan

It's quite a rare thing for a new mid-size theatre to be built and open in Los Angeles, so the presence of the Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts deserves its own celebration. T…

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