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Audition for A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS in Santa Ana – News

Auditions for children to play the dwarves in A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS at Westfield Main Place shopping Mall in Santa Ana on Sunday, October 4, 2015. With special guest judge, “So You Think You Can Dance” creator and judge Nigel Lythgoe.

Auditions will begin with sign in at 12pm 2800 N. Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92705. Be prepared to dance. A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS, directed by Chris Baldock, plays December 2-27 at the Laguna Playhouse. Michael Orland of “American Idol” will serve as musical director and Spencer Liff of “So You Think You Can Dance” and the current Broadway revival of Spring Awakening will serve as choreographer.

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AMB Theatre Podcast #31 presented by OCR – Forbidden Broadway @ Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa – Podcast

“Forbidden Broadway’s latest round of fun-poking celebrates the current season of Tony-worthy musicals in an uproarious evening of lyric-twisting. The original New York production, with what Variety calls “an amazingly versatile cast of four,” is guaranteed to have you on the mat with laughter! Playing now @ Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Samueli Theater, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa” taken from the


Tune in every Friday to if you’re in the areas of Santa Ana, Irvine or Tustin turn your radio receiver to 88.9FM @ 4pm – 5pm for the AMB Theatre show in partnership with the Orange Curtain Review.

October 1, 2015 – October 4, 2015


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God of Carnage @ Modjeska Playhouse in Lake Forest – Review

Written by Daniella Litvak 

Have you ever watched an episode of television where the hero is trapped in a room with another character?  Most of the time the other character is someone the hero despises, or the trapped characters have unresolved romantic feelings for each other.  It could even be both.  Once trapped, secrets get revealed.  Feelings get shared.  However, at the end of the ordeal, the issues are resolved, and the characters have a newfound appreciation for themselves and for each other.  Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award winning play God of Carnage completely deconstructs this scenario.    

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photos courtesy Modjeska Playhouse (l to r) Keith Bush, Laura Flores, Cassidy McMillan, Wade Williamson

The cast consists of four characters –two pairs of husbands and wives.  Cassidy McMillan and Wade Williamson play Veronica and Michael Novak.  Veronica is a social activist who considers herself a “citizen of the world.”  Michael runs a hardware company and appears supportive of his wife’s ideals.  Keith Bush and Laura Flores bring Alan and Annette Raleigh to life.  Alan is an amoral attorney while Annette is increasingly frustrated with his unbreakable attachment to his cell phone and apathy towards everything else.  Together, the two couples meet in the Novak living room to discuss what they should do about the Raleigh’s son hitting the Novak’s son.  The conversation quickly steers away from the children and towards topics that shed light on everyone’s darker nature. Continue Reading

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Theatre Opportunity for OC Veterans! – News

Beginning on October 2, 2015, and funded through a $9,600 grant from the California Arts Council’s pilot Veterans Initiative in the Arts, Orange County veterans will be invited to participate in a free five-week theatre workshop.  It will culminate in a free public performance at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center in Anaheim on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11.

Through this program, Arts Orange County, Chance Theater and Veterans First intend to enable veterans to use theater to talk about their experiences and to share with their families, fellow veterans, and members of the public a better understanding of the life of a veteran–its challenges as well as its points of pride. 

October 2 – November 6, on Fridays from 12-3pm

Wednesday, November 11 at Chance Theater

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