As "Gypsy" director Patti Finley noted last Friday evening, just before the opening performance of the production, "It's a fun show. The music is terrific. People know the songs but don't even know they came from this show."
Super Bowl XLVI (46) will kick off at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time this Sunday, Feb 5. And, unless you will be in Indianapolis, actually attending the game, you'll probably be watching it via the NBC broadcast.
It has only been six months since my last review of "Jewtopia," which opened, for the second time, at the Repertory East Playhouse in Newhall last Friday night. Now, I had enjoyed the show quite a bit the first time, so the bar was set pretty high, and the likelihood of me being surprised by anything was pretty, well, unlikely, considering it was the same story and script. However, the same story and script, in a beefed up production, with a mostly-new cast, works just as well. So, if you couldn't get a seat for the adult comedy last ...
Reality television has already left the gate for midseason. Fan favorite "American Idol" has already begun its new season.
Greg Amsler has always dreamed of a Salt Creek Grille private label wine.
By Jim Walker
"Peter and the Wolf" comes to the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons this Saturday, Jan. 28, at 2 p.m. An adaptation of the beloved children's classic, this production is the story of a young boy who must use his creativity and bravery to protect his animal friends from a threatening wolf. When Peter's grandfather warns him to "stay inside the garden gate of the cottage," Peter finds he can't resist the temptation to unlock the gate and romp through the meadow with the animals and insects. Unfortunately, this act of defiance ...
Fritz Coleman will be the special guest at J.R.'s Comedy Club tonight and tomorrow night, Jan. 27 and 28, joining Willie Barcena. Shows are at 9 p.m. both nights and there is a $15 cover. Dinner and show start at $27.99.
Two new productions begin their runs at the Canyon Theatre Guild this weekend. "Gypsy" opens tonight at 8 p.m. and "A Little Princess" opens tomorrow at 2 p.m.
By Jim Walker
Jewtopia, written by Bryan Fogel and Sam Wolfson, is a comedy where stereotypes collide, cultures clash and chaos ensues, and it's back at the Repertory East Playhouse. The production, cosponsored by Friedman, Thompson and Co. and Wild Flour Gourmet Baking, is the longest running comedy ever to come out of Los Angeles.
Larry Miller will be making a return appearance to J.R.'s Comedy Club in Valencia tonight and tomorrow night, Jan. 20 and 21. Larry's act is clean, insightful and brilliantly funny. He has made countless appearances on HBO, "The Tonight Show," "The David Letterman Show," Comedy Central and "The View." He was in the recent hit, "New Year's Eve," "Pretty Woman," "10 Things I Hate About You," "Best In Show" and "Waiting for Guffman."
The start of a new year is always flush with possibilities. This year, along with some of the usual resolutions - eat healthier, get more exercise, spend more time with friends, get better organized - why not add "try something new" to your list?
Patrick Fernandez of Santa Clarita looked around the Santa Clarita Valley and realized that what we needed, what we craved, was a taste of authentic New York.
A guided tour of the local section of the San Andreas Fault near the Devil's Punchbowl in Pearblossom is held on Sundays at 1 p.m., with the caravan meeting at the Devil's Punchbowl Nature Center. The historical aspects of the fault, predictions of future earthquakes and the general geology of California will be discussed.