STAGE REVIEWS : 'Brighton Beach' MARK CHALON SMITH and 'BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS' An Orange Coast College production of Neil Simon's play. Director John Ferzacca. With Steven Shults, Janet Newport, Marcie Ross, Mandy Goldstein, Melissa Meola, Rob Klemenza and David Schuster. Sets David Scaglione. Costumes Jennifer Colony. Lighting David Dunbrack. Plays at 8 p.m. today through July 3 and Thursday through Saturday, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sundays. Tickets: $6. Performances in the campus Drama Lab Theater at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. (714) 432-5880.
Stage Reviews : Brea Center's 'Mash'--funny But Unfocused CATHY DE MAYO and 'MASH' A Brea Theatre League production. Script by Tim Kelly, adapted from the book by Richard Hooker. Director Rick Franklin. With James Dolan, Jim Felix, Deanna Hawkins, Gregory Brown, Rich Hunnel, Stu Cahn, Richard Glanzman, Eric Halasz, Liem Whately, Frances Tracy, Suzanne Chapman, Angelique Emeterio, Cece Gaede and Lisa Don Vito. Set design Kevin Smith. Choreography Deidre Medrigal. Sound design Stuart Davis. Light design Emory Johnson. Plays at 8 p.m. today and Saturday. Closes Saturday. Tickets $7.50. Curtis Performing Arts Theatre, Brea Civic Cultural Center, 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea. (714) 528-4240.
We Must Think About Those Villages URI AVNERY, Uri Avnery is an Israeli journalist. This commentary is translated and adapted from an article in Haolam Haveh (This World), a Hebrew-language magazine in Tel Aviv
Glasnost: As of Now, It's a Matter of Convenience, Not an Ethic MARSHALL I. GOLDMAN, Marshall I. Goldman, the author of "Gorbachev's Challenge: Economic Reform in the Age of High Technology" (W. W. Norton) and associate director of the Russian Research Center at Harvard University, has been on a lecture tour in the Soviet Union