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SEQUENCE Reviewed by StageSceneLA

SEQUENCE Lightning from up north strikes Beverly Hills for the second time this year as Theatre 40 follows January’s challenging-but-rewarding Late Company with another thrilling Canadian import, the West Coast Premiere of Arun Lakra’s brain-teasing, mind-blowing Sequence.  Writer Theo (Gary Rubenstein) has just finished speaking to an audience of a thousand of his most ardent

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Sequence Reviewed by Paul Birchall

Sequence Reviewed by Paul Birchall  http://stageraw.com/2017/07/27/sequence-theater-review/ Theatre 40 Through August 20 In playwright Arun Lakra’s quick-witted, if perhaps overly cerebral piece, it isn’t a rabbit’s foot or a four-leaf clover that makes someone lucky — it’s genetic predisposition.  Or perhaps it’s an evolutionary adaptation that allows people to peer into the future, quantum physics-style, and

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SEQUENCE Review by Carol Kaufman Segal

SEQUENCE by Carol Kaufman Segal Sequence is a play written by Arun Lakra and directed by Bruce Gray presented by Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills.  In this production, two separate stories intermingle with each one featuring a male and a female, one a male professor and a female student, the other a female professor and a male

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Joe Straw’s Review of Sequence

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017 Sequence by Arun Lakra By Joe Straw A former relative, I’ll leave it at that, was helping others to welcome Pope John Paul II to Los Angeles on his 1987 visit.  He was preparing bibles, written in different languages, along a row of tables when something happened on the table, possibly

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Ben Miles’ review for The Beachcomber (Long Beach)

By Ben Miles Arun Lakra’s award-winning play, “Sequence” is having its west coast premier at Beverly Hills’ Theatre 40, billed as a science thriller ( two terms rarely combined), “Sequence” is an existential exploration that questions God, DNA, Fibonacci numbers, the Golden Ratio, luck and synchronicity in a manner that is astonishingly dramatic, gripping and, believe

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Audrey Linden’s Review of “The Consul, The Tramp, and America’s Sweetheart”

11-20-16 ABOUT THEATER WITH AUDREY LINDEN I highly recommend this brilliant play, “The Consul, The Tramp, and America’s Sweetheart” now running at Beverly Hills Theatre 40. I had the privilege of seeing it last night. It is about when Mary Pickford was the head of United Artists, which was then a collaboration of independent artists

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Theatre Spoken Here Review – THE CONSUL, THE TRAMP AND AMERICA’S SWEETHEART …in Beverly Hills

Theatre Spoken Here Click the link above to view review on theatrespokenhere.blogspot.com. Friday, November 18, 2016 THE CONSUL, THE TRAMP AND AMERICA’S SWEETHEART …in Beverly Hills In late 1939, the Nazi German Consul in Los Angeles blackmailed Hollywood studios from making pictures critical of Hitler by threats of banning their films in the German and

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Witty, Romantic Comedy in ‘Separate Beds’ – Examiner.com

Witty, Romantic Comedy in ‘Separate Beds Comedy play ‘Separate Beds’ Rating: 5 Stars A Very Witty ‘Separate Beds’ Playwright M. J. Cruise delightful and well-written romantic comedy, ‘Separate Beds’ opened at Beverly Hills Theatre 40 last week. This is a character driven comedy so well acted by two actors, John Leslie and Mona Lee Wylde who

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SEPARATE BEDS – Reviewed By Robert Axelrod

SEPARATE BEDS     Reviewed By Robert Axelrod, May 20, 2016 SEPARATE BEDS opens on a stateroom aboard the Royal Princess liner, in which the beds are two miles apart.  Sleeping, or at least trying to sleep, in the stage right bed, is wife Twink Frazier.  In the stage left bed is her husband Ernie.  They are there

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Bitter Lemons – Double Door

DOUBLE DOOR REVIEWS DETAILS PRESS  Add Your Review all reviewers | all audience | all critics | established critics | rising critics | top critics SHARI BARRETT broadwayworld, culver city news says “sweet” · October 07, 2015 Much of the credit goes to director Bruce Gray who keeps the action moving along at a quick pace, allowing the many twists and turns to unfold naturally within

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