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 Welcome to TotalTheater, the parent company of this website,,
the journal Performing Arts Insider, the radio program Dave's Gone By
and the blog of Rabbi Sol Solomon, Shalom, Dammit! is an ongoing archive of theater criticism and features.  Find theater reviews from around the world in Criticopia and feature stories in Periodica. Click What's New to see the latest articles! Hear our audio at:

Performing Arts Insider is a hardcopy journal of Bway/Off/Off-Off facts, stats & contacts.

Dave's Gone By is Dave Lefkowitz's talk/humor/music show, Saturdays, 9am-noon(Mountain) on UNC Radio (

Next Dave's Gone By radio show: 

Sat, March 28: 9am-noon(MT) / 11am-2pm(ET): live on "Frontal Loeb" - Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb.  Plus: Inside Broadway, The Wretched Pun of Destiny (horse show), Bob Dylan - Sooner & Later, Greeley Crimes & Old Times, Saturday Segues & more!

Listen to Dave’s Gone By episode #502 (“Speaking Frankl-y”), aired 3/21/15 – Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with author Paulette Frankl (“Marcel and Me”). Plus: Greeley Crimes & Old Times, Saturday Segues (Ray Dorset, Benny Bell), Inside Broadway, Wretched Pun of Destiny (Harry Potter), Dave’s Gone Cultural (Judy Collins review), Dylan – Sooner & Later (All Back Home) & more.

Listen to Dave’s Gone By episode #500 (“Indie 500”), aired 3/7/15 – Special marathon 500th Anniversary episode! New visits from Carole Demas, Dr. Demento, Christine Lavin & Rabbi Sol Solomon. Plus hours of classic songs, skits & interview clips.

  PLEASE LIKE US ON FACEBOOK! is Rabbi Sol Solomon's blog of Rabbinical Reflections and youtube clips. Rabbi Sol on Twitter: RabbiSolSolomon. Watch Rabbi Sol's stage show, Shalom Dammit! An Evening with Rabbi Sol Solomon, on youtube!

Marriage, Babies and the End of the World is Dave's book of hilarious plays.

 CONTACT US: TotalTheater, P.O. Box 31, Greeley, CO 80632. 970-405-3077.