“Indoor live theatre is back in the Coachella Valley. One of the first community theatre companies to close for the pandemic, Desert Rose Playhouse, is also among the first to reopen, in its new location at 611 S. Palm Canyon Drive, in Palm Springs. (More about the new location later). Its first production, THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST, a serio-comedy that features fabulous acting and direction, is very much worth seeing, although Beth Henley’s script is, in my opinion, thoroughly meh…”

[Read the full review]