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2007 Stories by Robrt L. Pela

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  • Rave Revue

    published August 23, 2007

    Anyone who dares to wring some fun out of Alan Jay Lerner’s “How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I've Been... More >>

  • French Diss

    published August 16, 2007

    Has it really been three years since I last saw a production of The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the... More >>

  • Wes Martin

    published August 16, 2007

    He’s a Shakespeare fan, a one-time Bill Thompson impersonator (he played Wallace in a series of Ladmo-centric plays), and an actor/director... More >>

  • Theater Scene

    published August 16, 2007

    Pump Boys and Dinettes: It sounds like the name of an orgiastic furniture store, but Pump Boys and Dinettes is a... More >>

  • The Izzard King

    published August 16, 2007

    J. Edgar Hoover was a "weirdo transvestite," but when Eddie Izzard puts on a dress, he's an "executive transvestite." "I'm a... More >>

  • The Robbie Awards

    published August 2, 2007

    If it's true that all the world's a stage, then it's entirely possible that that world resides in a galaxy made up of phony awards programs, at... More >>

  • Theater Scene

    published August 2, 2007

    Beehive: What would summer in Phoenix be without an endless parade of jukebox musicals? Beehive is that genre’s quee... More >>

  • Sunnyslopetopia

    published July 26, 2007

    Mike Nielsen is talking about his dream again. It's about a Phoenix neighborhood so perfect he's not sure there's a single adjective that can do... More >>

  • Message in a Battle

    published July 26, 2007

    They’re the most underappreciated talents in theater, falling somewhere between the ticket taker and the lighting designer in the... More >>

  • Please, Louise

    published July 19, 2007

    My friend Michelle met me at Desert Stages the other night to watch its production of Footloose. I think Michelle looks exactly like Jodie... More >>

  • Xana-don't!

    published July 19, 2007

    There appears to be a conspiracy afoot, one designed to prevent people of a certain age from forgetting one of the worst movie musicals of all... More >>

  • Theater Scene

    published July 19, 2007

    Footloose: Kick off your Sunday shoes. No, seriously. Because the stage musical adaptation of Herbert Ross’ 1984 teen scen... More >>

  • King of Kings

    published July 5, 2007

    Here's the page where I habitually whine about done-to-death musicals; where I make pissy comments about the dreary state of summer stock; where I... More >>

  • The King (and Valium) and I

    published July 5, 2007

    I discovered Valium the other day. I know, I know — where have I been, right? But prescription meds and I don't get along well, so my... More >>

  • Theater Scene

    published July 5, 2007

    Footloose: Kick off your Sunday shoes. No, seriously. Because the stage musical adaptation of Herbert Ross’ 1984 teen scen... More >>

  • Wicked Revelation

    published June 21, 2007

    I guess I've been asleep on the job. I knew that Theater Works had, at last, moved into its new, permanent digs at the Peoria Center for the... More >>

  • Theater Scene

    published June 21, 2007

    Bat Boy: The Musical: Although Nearly Naked Theatre’s production benefits from Damon Dering’s darkly comic, crafty directi... More >>

  • Father's Day

    published June 14, 2007

    Growing up in South Dakota, Brian Boner remembers being surrounded by hummingbirds. "They were everywhere," he says, "and if you stood very still,... More >>

  • Mail Call

    published June 14, 2007

    Mail artists are fond of telling their fans that the mail-art movement began with Cleopatra, who had herself delivered in a rolled-up carpet to... More >>

  • Bat's Entertainment

    published June 7, 2007

    I ran from the theater during curtain calls for Nearly Naked's production of Bat Boy: The Musical the other night, but not because I was... More >>

  • Theater Scene

    published June 7, 2007

    The King and I: In Thailand, it’s illegal to own any memorabilia related to either this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical o... More >>

  • Disco Inferno

    published June 7, 2007

    I can tell it's summer because my left arm resembles a relief map of Utah. In middle age I've developed an aversion to sunlight, which causes my... More >>

  • My Bad

    published May 24, 2007

    The play Bad Seed opened recently at the Herberger. (See capsule). Fans of Bad... More >>

  • Theater Scene

    published May 24, 2007

    The Life: Cy Coleman and Ira Gasman wrote the music and lyrics for this seldom-seen Tony Award winner, with a book by Coleman,... More >>

  • Transcendental

    published May 10, 2007

    Last weekend will remain in my memory as one of those rare weekends when each of the plays I attended was what people here rather regrettably... More >>

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