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Take a Prehistoric Trip at Universal

Jurassic World Ride Entices Fans By LAUREL BUSBY  Special to Circling the News Universal Studios’ newest addition, the Jurassic World: The Ride, is a fun revamp of the Jurassic Park ride, which originally opened on June 21, 1996. (Spoilers to … Continue reading

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‘La Traviata’ Highlights to be Featured

This Sunday with Palisades Symphony A concert version of highlights of Guiseppe Verdi’s opera “La Traviata” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 25, at the Palisades Lutheran Church, 15905 Sunset. Joel B. Lish is the music director … Continue reading

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‘And the Winner Is’ … Theatre Palisades

Holds Annual Awards Show/Meeting This was another strong season at Theatre Palisades, which produced “Bark! The Musical,” “Parfumerie,” “Twelfth Night,” “Clybourne Park” and “Lend Me a Tenor.” Gathering at Pierson Playhouse on August 11, various actors, technicians and TP members met … Continue reading

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‘Lend Me a Tenor’ Provides Lots of Laughs

At Theatre Palisades, Making It a Must See After the initial setup, this Theatre Palisades production of “Lend Me a Tenor,” written by Ken Ludwig, produces nonstop laughs and is absolutely delightful. If you continue reading, you’ll find that this … Continue reading

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Theater Around Town:

Noises Off Is a Delight By LAUREL BUSBY Contributing Writer Sardines, slamming doors, and silliness combine in Noises Off, a fast-paced farce that so delighted audiences last year that it has returned for an encore run at A Noise Within Theatre in … Continue reading

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‘Mistakes Were Made’ Produces Lots of Laughs

An Original Play by Palisadian Jerry Mayer If one of a playwright’s first writing jobs was on the Jonathan Winters television show, you know the play “Mistakes Were Made: Coulda – Woulda – Shouda” is going to have lots of … Continue reading

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Theatre Palisades:Play Opens, Playwright Festival Underway

‘Clybourne Park’ Examines Racial Attitudes “Clybourne Park,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2011, opened at Theatre Palisades this past weekend and will run through May 5 in the Pierson Playhouse. The play, by Bruce Norris, is in … Continue reading

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Theatre Palisades Presents “Twelfth Night”

‘Twelfth Night’ a Delightful Romp Theatre Palisades is to be commended for trying something outside the repertoire of standards that a community theater usually puts on its schedule. Playing weekends through February 17 is William Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night, or … Continue reading

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‘BARK!’ Produced by MacLeod and Wishnick

MacLeod, Wishnick Named Executive Producers Gavin MacLeod and Arnie Wishnick will serve as executive producers of “BARK! The Musical,” which will open on August 31 at Pierson Playhouse at Theatre Palisades. MacLeod, known for his role as Captain Merrill Stubing on the popular … Continue reading

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Theatre Palisades Review

‘Write Me a Murder’ Opens at Pierson By SUE PASCOE   The Palisades Theatre production of “Write Me a Murder” opened on June 8, and will run weekends through Sunday, July 15. Let’s start with what’s good. Sherman Wayne, who consistently wins … Continue reading

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