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El Grande de Coca Cola and the Groundlings' Latest Show Bring Vaudeville to 2013
2 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
In 1973, the Mexican cabaret-parody El Grande de Coca Cola made its premiere off-Broadway, and it has been a micro-cult sensation ever since, proving itself and its comedy to be irrepressible, with productions cropping up all over t...
El Grande de Coca-Cola
2 years ago
This comic extravaganza, written by Ron House, Diz White, Alan Shearman and John Neville-Andrews and first produced in 1971, went on to become an international hit. Now the Ruskin Group brings it back, and to insure it retains its o...
Two L.A. Musicals Poke Fun at Religious Groups While Celebrating Them at the Same Time
3 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
Two new musicals that opened across town from each other last weekend provide an answer — a rebuff, really — to the idea that stories are at their best when they offer new insights. New insights are gleefully lacking in ...
Sideways the Play
3 years ago by Paul Birchall
The well-known saying may be In vino veritas, but in playwright Rex Pickett's adaptation of his novel, booze from a hundred bottles of wine flows around the stage, and the dysfunctional characters still all lie like shag rugs. Picke...