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At Theatre Palisades, ‘Ruthless! The Musical’ Is The Perfect Entertainment for Out-of-Town Guests

With Thanksgiving just around the corner and out-of-town guests arriving and wanting to be entertained, take them to “Ruthless! The Musical” at the Pierson Playhouse. This is the perfect musical for that fault-finding aunt or the uncle who is driving … Continue reading

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Talented Youth Sought for ‘Frozen’ Audition Dates Begin November 19 at Pierson

This winter, Theatre Palisades Youth will present “Disney’s Frozen Jr.” Youth in third through eighth grade are invited to attend an upcoming audition and are asked to prepare a one-minute musical selection from Broadway or Disney and come dressed for … Continue reading

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PaliHi’s Fall Drama, ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog,’ Is A Terrific Production; More Shows Thursday through Saturday

      Many people have read the critically acclaimed mystery novel, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” since it was published in 2003. A neighbor’s dog is murdered and Christopher Boone, who appears to be on … Continue reading

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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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