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August 11, 2000 | JANA J. MONJI
Freed from the claustrophobic black tunnel of its Pasadena location, the Knightsbridge Theatre company inaugurates its second space with a promising, exuberant production of Dana Moran Williams' signed and spoken-language adaptation of Stephen Schwartz's "Godspell," at the Knightsbridge Theatre Los Angeles--formerly the Colony Studio Theatre.
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May 8, 1998 | JANA J. MONJI
Looking like the bride of Frankenstein as imagined by a French confectionery, Karesa McElheny delights as a propriety-bound, malaprop-spouting guardian of a rebellious young woman in the Knightsbridge Theatre's production of "The Rivals," Richard Brinsley Sheridan's 18th century comedy about upper-class manners and the deceitful travails of courtship. In the fashionable resort town of Bath in 1775, Mrs.
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September 7, 2001 | Philip Brandes
Perhaps it's a reflection of the increasingly narrow spectrum in our social and ideological dialogues, but controversy in the theater these days seems to have drawn an all too comfortable perimeter around the topic of sexual orientation. It's no surprise, therefore, that the Knightsbridge Theatre--the prolific company known primarily for its abundant revivals of familiar classics--chose the gay-themed British play "My Night With Reg" for its current walk on the wild side.
SPORTS
October 19, 1990 | MIKE GLAZE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Taft High boys' cross-country team has learned to differentiate between low-key running and high-intensity racing. Take, for instance, the Toreadors' 15-44 dual-meet win over West Valley League rival El Camino Real on Thursday. Brian Godsey, Mike Krentzin, Kipp Ortenburger and Torino Carr ran in a tight pack at Pierce College, then fell into their "honor system" at the finish.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 9, 1992 | KAREN FRICKER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"Queen of Angels: A tragical comedy or comical tragedy, full of intrigue and plenty of dancing. Angry Scenes! Deceptions! Songs! and Arousals of Love! Demons that fly across the stage with a chorus of naked queers!" That's the full title of James Carroll Pickett's new play, with music by Jon Cohen, at Highways. It certainly delivers all the excesses that its subtitle promises.
SPORTS
April 11, 1997
Jason Mednick swept in singles as ninth-ranked Aliso Niguel beat host Laguna Hills, 16-2, Thursday in a Pacific Coast League boys' tennis match. Mednick won, 6-1, 6-0, 6-1, for ninth-ranked Aliso Niguel (11-2, 5-0). Chris Kan and Burton Gonzell swept in doubles, 6-1, 6-1, 6-0, for the Wolverines. In other Pacific Coast League matches: University 15, Estancia 3--The doubles team of Scott Morgan and Jammy Yang won its matches, 6-2, 6-1, 6-0, for University (7-3, 4-1).
ENTERTAINMENT
August 2, 1989 | ROBERT KOEHLER
Maria Irene Fornes' elusive "Fefu and Her Friends" is many things, but soap opera is not one of them. Yet even the most eager ear for Rhonda Gelfand's staging at the Los Angeles Theatre Collective can't ignore a certain hothouse quality that has you looking around for the TV cameras. Actually, our eyes provide the camera angles--more so than in most plays.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 21, 2002 | KENNETH TURAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It took paranoid visionary Philip K. Dick to do what Stanley Kubrick could not: Get Steven Spielberg to fully cross over to the dark side. The question now is, how happy are we to have him there? Spielberg's "Minority Report" is amplified from a Dick short story by writers Scott Frank and Jon Cohen, and it stars Tom Cruise as a man hunted by the futuristic anti-crime unit he once led.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 29, 1988 | BOB POOL, Times Staff Writer
There was frustration coming and going Friday when Debbie Goldstein pulled into Woodland Hills' oldest shopping center. On arrival, she had to circle the lot until she found a place to park. On departure, she had to wait until a double-parked delivery van behind her pulled out of her way. Patience and parking are both in short supply these days at the Corbin Village Shopping Center. A former supermarket in the center has been converted into Woodland Hills' first king-sized real estate office.
SPORTS
April 4, 1991
In other baseball games: Newbury Park 8, Westlake 7 (nine innings)--David Lamb had a two-run double in the ninth to give host Newbury Park a comeback Marmonte League victory. Westlake led, 5-0, when Newbury Park's Jeff Hook hit a two-run single in the fourth. Lamb and Tim Lane each had three hits for the Panthers (5-7, 1-1). Tighe Harrell (2-3) pitched a complete game, striking out eight. Ty Varing doubled and scored on an error to put Westlake (5-7, 1-2) ahead, 7-6, in the top of the ninth.
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