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It Just Came Up in Class, #1

The room my C block class meets in has suddenly acquired a large faux-leather chair that made me think of Sesame Street’s Monsterpiece Theater, which made me think of this American Monster Classics classic:

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Dramaticules, by Brighde Mullins

My friend and former boss, playwright and poet Brighde Mullins, has a new blog about literature, plays, Los Angeles, and who knows what else.  Anything she writes about will be interesting. Here’s a recent post by Brighde on endings, “How … Continue reading

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Comedy of Errors update

Back from Napa, and back to the Beehive State to visit Matt.  Not a surprise, but the USF version of Comedy, directed by Kirk Boyd, is an excellent, swift-paced production.  (Swift-paced is key, as this play, though short, can really drag  if allowed.) … Continue reading

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Comedy of Errors

Once again, Matt is spending the summer at the Utah Shakespearean Festival.  He’s playing Dromio of Ephesus in Comedy of Errors, which starts previews on Monday (the Festival has posted some photos; check out this one of the two Dromios, … Continue reading

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L.A. Stage Scene Examiner

Evan Henerson (Matt’s brother), who reviewed theatre all over Los Angeles and the Southland for years as the L.A. Daily News’ theatre critic, is now the L.A. Stage Scene Examiner on Examiner.com.  He blogs about the Los Angeles theatre scene, one of … Continue reading

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January at the Hammer

The Hammer Museum features Frank Bidart, Jim Shepard, David Lehman, and Sven Birkerts in January.  First up is Frank Bidart on January 15 at 7 P.M.  I remember the first time I heard him read–around 1990, in the Sunset Canyon … Continue reading

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