December 13, 2019 #1 Local News, Information and Event Source for the Century City/Westwood areas.

Author: <span class="vcard">Bev Cohn</span>


Andy Garcia Stars in “Key Largo” on Stage at The Geffen Playhouse

December 2, 2019

December 2, 2019

The first time I saw Andy Garcia was in “The Untouchables” I was mesmerized by his acting and powerful on-screen...

“Skintight” on Stage at the Geffen Playhouse

October 2, 2019

October 2, 2019

"My mother use to say, “Remember Bevie beauty is only skin deep. It’s what’s on the inside that counts.” Well mom, that theory is totally blown up in Joshua Harmon’s “Skintight” as the play grapples with the effects of aging and the worshipping of beauty inherent in youth," writes Beverly Cohn in her review of "Skintight" on stage at the Geffen Playhouse.

“An Inspector Calls” at The Wallis

February 6, 2019

February 6, 2019

When J.P. Priestley’s multi-award-winning chestnut “An Inspector Calls” makes its way across the pond, one cannot restrain one’s excitement at...

“The Humans” at The Ahmanson Theatre

June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018

When a Tony Award for the best play winner and finalist for a Pulitzer travels out west, one can’t help...

Pantages Theatre’s “Love Never Dies”

April 22, 2018

April 22, 2018

Some loves don’t die easily – especially the compulsive love of the disfigured Phantom of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Phantom of...

“Water by the Spoonful” – A Disappointment at Mark Taper

February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018

  A funny thing happened on the way to the Mark Taper Forum to “Water by the Spoonful,” Quiara Alegria...

“Freud’s Last Session” An Intellectual Debate – Does God Exist?

February 12, 2018

February 12, 2018

   Most of us have been well indoctrinated that in the interest of harmonious social interaction, that it’s best to...

31st Israel Film Festival Kicks off at the Saban Theatre

November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017

At the Movies Israeli filmmakers, actors, directors, and producers, walked the red carpet at the beautiful Art Deco Saban Theatre...

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” on Stage at the Ahmanson

August 24, 2017

August 24, 2017

Center Stage. Once in a while, a play comes down the theatrical pike that dazzles all the senses. From Mark...

Film Review: Lady Macbeth

July 27, 2017

July 27, 2017

  Beginning with a fascinating screenplay by Alice Birch and pitch perfect direction by William Oldroyd, this is not Shakespeare’s...