October 13, 2016 RSS feed / On the Town

Company conjures up spooky ‘Sorcerer’ just in time for Halloween

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Sorcerer’

For Gilbert & Sullivan fans, two shows work well to commemorate the Halloween season: “Ruddigore,” with its spooky gallery of ghosts come to life, and “The Sorcerer,” with its mystical love potion and its catastrophic effe More...

Putting the mock in democracy

Capitol Steps takes satire show to T.O.

The Capitol Steps brings its new show, “What to Expect When You’re Electing,” to the Kavli Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Tues., Oct. More...

‘Bring It On’ cast deserves cheers

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘Bring It On’   Teen musicals like “Footloose,” “Hairspray” and “Camp Rock” have only become a musical theater sub-genre during the past 20 years as producers attempt to attract you More...

All aboard for thoughtful thriller

This movie is based on the fastest selling adult novel in publishing history, so chances are good you’ve read the book. More...

Cohen songs take wing at T.O. concert

The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Scherr Forum Theatre will feature Grammy-nominated vocalist, composer and arranger Perla Batalla at 7:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 22 at 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.  More...

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Melanie recalls rainy Woodstock night

On a rainy Friday night in August 1969, 22-year-old Melanie Safka inspired some 400,000 people to light candles at the historic Woodstock Music Festival in upstate New York. More...

‘Goldilocks’ goes on trial

Tale will be told from 3 perspectives

The Young Artists Ensemble’s Hillcrest Players will present “The Trial of Goldilocks” Sat., Oct 15 and 22 at 1 and 3 p.m. at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive.  More...