Rachel Galvin

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  • 11 years ago

    The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue uses the flair of an old Ziegfield Follies show to amiably exaggerate the story of the legendary folk philosopher. The piece highlights Rogers' transformation from do-nothing ranch boy to world celebrity, Z...

  • 11 years ago

    Romeo and Juliet, the classic Shakespearean tragedy, comes to life as part of the Hollywood Shakespeare Festival. Two banners flank the stage designed with family crests -- one bearing the name Capulet, the other Montague. The rest of the staging ...

  • 11 years ago

    The Sounds of Simon cast light on master songsmith Paul Simon's poignant words. Five players on a darkened stage make Simon's music come alive through a mix of defiance and stillness. Songs like "I Am a Rock," "Hazy Shade of Winter," and "American...

  • 11 years ago

    Some Enchanted Evening is missing something -- not surprising, considering that the director quit halfway through rehearsals, leaving the cast to do its own direction and even build the set. The multitiered, blue-and-green, no-frills set would be ...

  • 11 years ago

    The Boys Next Door is a heartwarming look at the lives of four mentally challenged men who live together. The actors brilliantly depict four unique, charming, and quirky personalities. Arnold (Michael Collins), in a colorful mismatched wardrobe an...

  • 11 years ago

    Enchanted April lives up to its name, with enticing characters and an engaging plot. The tale begins in 1922 in dreary England, where a frumpy Lotty Wilton (Cary Anne Spear) finds herself dissatisfied with her humdrum existence. She finds escape t...


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