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Entries by James Scarborough from 09/2010

Long Beach Poppin' Play Festival at the Alive Theatre

| Posted 09.08.2010 | Arts
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There is one word that describes the Thursday version of the Alive Theatre's cherry-less Poppin' Play Festival at The Lafayette Ballroom. The word is sweeeeeeet.

Bail Me Out, the Hudson Guild Theatre

| Posted 09.14.2010 | Arts

Structure-wise, Bail Me Out, written by Renato Biribin, Jr. and directed by Joshua Fardon for the Hudson Guild Theatre, does something barely noticeable but nonetheless nifty.

All the World's a Stage: National Identity

| Posted 09.15.2010 | Arts

National identity. We have flags that symbolize it, wars and struggles that forge it, and stories, by way of theatre, to articulate it. Whether it's a...

The Importance of Being Earnest, Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage Theatre

| Posted 09.27.2010 | Arts

Elaine Herman's The Importance of Being Earnest has the walkaway impression of a Faberge egg, painstakingly crafted, beautifully executed and, best of all, seemingly effortless.

Bent, Long Beach Shakespeare Company

| Posted 09.28.2010 | Arts

Bent reads as testament, describing the vibrant gay scene in Berlin that devolves into a tale of horror, of two men on the run in Nazi Germany, one of whom ends up in a concentration camp.