Author: Howard Lachtman

Howard Lachtman

On the Riviera

Stockton Civic Theatre Offers Engaging Version of Classic Comedy Editor’s thanks to George Hong for supplying his photos that bring the play alive.  Don’t let

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Howard Lachtman

Yogi and Joey

Humble Yogi and Joltin’ Joe were baseball’s odd couple, a study in contrastsof talent and temperamentand legacies beyond the game. To his fans, The Yankee Clipperwas a man

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Howard Lachtman

Gypsy

Stockton Civic Theater Play Review There are stage mothers and then there is Mama Rose. Mama is the heroine (if you can call her that;

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Howard Lachtman

Ruth Calls Time

Backing suddenly out of the boxand calling time belatedlyto rattle the brash rookiewho thinks his fast ballis equal to the occasion,the Babe takes a holiday,knocking

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Howard Lachtman

Phantoms of Paradise

The dark silhouette of a long canoe gliding effortlessly across the shimmering gold sea stops me from entering the water, struck by its artful trick

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Howard Lachtman

Three Fans of the Game

From the Confidential Files of the Delta Detective Agency “Thanks for waiting for me,” Tatiana said,greeting me with a playful pirouette   at the Willie Mays

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Howard Lachtman

When the Wind Blows

From the Files of the Delta Detective Agency Fiction — I’d heard the phrase “A crime against nature” more than once in a courtroom of

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Howard Lachtman

The Skin of Our Teeth

Stockton Civic Theatre Review by Howard Lachtman And you think you have problems? Wait until you see the problems arriving at the door of the

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Howard Lachtman

Seventh Inning Stretch

Memories of a Nostalgic Fan Inning One: The Proper Way To Catch a Fly In 1958, the New York Giants came west to adopt a

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