Where there’s a Will (Rogers) there’s a way

Sep 07

East Bay publicist Robert Rezak shares the following item with us from the current production of Will Rogers Follies: He’s appeared in 22 productions of The Will Rogers Follies, a Life in Revue. But Shane Partlow’s performance in Diablo Light Opera Company’s production, continuing through Sept. 27, will be only his second in the title role. One...

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Live from Las Vegas: `Blue Man Group’

May 03

Second night of the Theater Dogs Vegas adventure took us to Blue Man Group at the Venetian next door, and I have to say, I wasn’t overly impressed. Can a Vegas show full of so many bells and whistles really be boring? Maybe boring is too strong a word, but there are dull stretches in this nearly 100-minute show involving the three blue men of the title...

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Vegas query: Broads or Broadway?

Jun 27

REPORT FROM LAS VEGAS Calling Las Vegas the Broadway of the West is really pushing it. Sure, Mama Mia! has blossomed into a hit, and it looks like Spamalot and The Phantom of the Opera have a chance of success of long runs in the hot desert, but Chicago, Avenue Q and Hairspray didn’t live up to expectations. The lesson from those shows is that Vegas – like the...

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