Coverage: Closer Than Ever

BitterLemons Meter: 100% Sweet!

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Arts In LA

“…There’s not a dud among the 25-old numbers as performed in the intimate, elegant side room of the Hollywood Piano store…It’s no surprise that Miller, one of our top choreographers, uses the space like butta…”

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Broadway World

“…Janet Miller keeps the storytelling simple and direct while layering subtext with a delicate hand. In this type of intimate venue it’s all about what you can see in the actors’ eyes while allowing the abrupt shifts in tone to life the comedy and let it surprise the audience. Under Miller and musical director Hirsch’s expertise, the company easily succeeds…”

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Musicals In LA

REVIEW “…All in all, this is an elegant two hour evening of storytelling through song that is as musically satisfying a production as you’ll find anywhere in LA.”  

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SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT “…MUSICAL NEWS: Good People Theater Company has announced it’s latest production…” 

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Grigware Reviews

“…All of the songs, performed by (Jessie) Withers and Sara Stuckey and two male actors, Gabriel Kalomas and David Zack under the musical supervision of the fabulous Corey Hirsh and staging by consummate director Janet Miller, reverberate dynamically. You can feel at connection to what the people are talking about, whether it be unrequited love…a regret of what might have been…life catching up too fast…or appreciating/relishing what your father has taught you…”

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LA Observed – Don Shirley 

“…satisfying revival of the brilliant revue…”

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Stage Happenings – Robert Machray

“Miller has assembled a very talented cast…They all have first-rate voices (and) Corey Hirsch is the outstanding musical director…”

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StageSceneLA WOW!

“Four of the most gloriously-voiced actor-singers in town, clever musical staging by the Ovation-winning Janet Miller…and a superbly played 9.5-foot concert grand add up to a thoroughly captivating CLOSER THAN EVER at Burbank’s Hollywood Piano…”

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Tolucan Times 

“…playfully directed by Janet Miller…the four sassy and gifted vocalist/actors touched our hearts, made us laugh, and hit an emotional nerve…a highly entertaining show all around…”

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CA Highways

“…If you haven’t figured it out by now, I think this production…was spectacular. It was amazing…love of the material from all parties comes across unspeakably to the audience and adds the magic…Simply put: go see it…”

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David Nichols

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle member  

[Informal Facebook Review] “…saw the opening of CLOSER THAN EVER at Hollywood Piano in Burbank. Here, director Janet Miller and musical director Corey Hirsch turn the piece into a mega-intimate, delicately pointed cabaret…Delightful, insightful and remarkable. Don’t miss it.”

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And FaceBook Buzz from LA Theater Friends!

“…4 terrific singers, 1 kick-ass pianist on a 9 1/2′ grand piano, add a sexy bassist to the mix—and it was heavenly…” Jon Lawrence Rivera, Artistic Director, Playwrights’ Arena 

 “…four brilliantly talented performers…directed by Janet Miller, who quite simply, does the best theater in Los Angeles. Go. If you love smart theater, go…” Nick Santa Maria (Working-all-the-time Actor)

“…terrifically strong cast…” Dr. Gordon Goodman (Good People’s own Ovation-Nominated BARRYMORE)

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