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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Review: Lnda Vista at by Evan Henerson

Depending on where you are in life, you may find Tracy Letts's play now at the Mark Taper to be either very funny or very depressing; maybe both.

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Review: The Diary of Anne Frank at by Evan Henerson

Our country's charged view of immigration gave director Stan Zimmerman the impetus to reexamine Anne Frank's story through the lens of the Trump administration. . .

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Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Review: Sisters Three at by Evan Henerson

a reimagining of the lives of the Bronte sisters set in present day America

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Review:Coriolanus at Angeles by Evan Henerson

We are probably due for a Coriolanus that examines the rise and fall of an anti-social soldier-turned-politician in the digital age. For now, the Theatricum's offering offers a rousing cou…

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Review: Henry IV at Angeles by Evan Henerson

Tom Hanks's Falstaff makesShakespeare Center Los Angeles production simultaneously qualify the must-see event of the summer and as an example of how to build a stellar Shakespearean ensem…

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Review:The Columbine Project at by Evan Henerson Paul Storiale's play hits hard and offers little in the way of diplomacy. . . .

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Friday, July 7, 2017
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Review:  Archduke at by Evan Henerson

world premiere by Rajiv Joseph at the Mark Taper.

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Review: Bakersfield Mist at by Evan Henerson

; Stephen Sachs' play seemed fated to one day arrive back at the Fountain Theatre where it originated.

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Monday, September 5, 2016

Review: Captain of the Bible Quiz Team at by Evan Henerson

I would urge all thoughtful theater-goers to visit one of the rotating churches around L.A where Mark Jacobson's sensitive treatment of a potent spiritual conundrum is being staged.

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

Review: Go Back Where You Are at by Evan Henerson

David Greenspan's play is a kind of crazy reminder to theatrical big shots to treat the bit players with respect. After all, one never knows when they might have divine connections. . .

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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Review: Big Sky at by Evan Henerson

A jet-black domestic by Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros in its world premiere at the Geffen Playhous

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Friday, June 17, 2016

A First Look at Frozen - Live at the Hyperion by Evan Henerson

What to expect from the first stage version—from director Liesl Tommy—of the smash Disney animated film, premiering in California’s Disneyland.

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Review: John Is A Father at by Evan Henerson

A simple story, told with truth, can far outweigh a bloated epic with grander aspirations. Playwright Julie Mayer Myatt travels a short but meaningful distance with her one-act play

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Review: Madwoman In a Volvo at by Evan Henerson

Sandra Tsing Loh airs her dirty laundry, throws herself a party and lets her friends get in on the act. .and. we don't need to endure an NPR pledge drive to enjoy the fun or embrace the sadn…

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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Review: Honky at by Evan Henerson

Greg Kalleres's in-your-face drama

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Talking it Out: Politics Takes the Stage in “The City of Conversation” by Evan Henerson

As the Los Angeles production opens tonight, the cast talks about their part in politics and today’s presidential race.

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Changes Have Come to Illyria: Fugitive Kind Gears Up for Another Classic Adaptation by Evan Henerson

by EVAN HENERSON “Find what you still don’t know.” words, spoken by Amanda McRaven, are more suggestion than directive — the precursor to a set of warm-up exercises designed to …

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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Review: Children of Eden at by Evan Henerson

a rarely seen Stephen Schwartz/John Caird musical and you'll have to catch it while you can since it's a short run . .

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Review: Tempest Reduxat Angeles by Evan Henerson

a highly enchanting spin on Shakespeare's tale at the Odyssey Theatre. . Read More

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Eden Espinosa is Back (and Conquering the Audition Room Like Never Before) by Evan Henerson

The woman who starred as the famed green girl in Wicked takes a break from instructing at NYU to put her teaching tactics to use.

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Friday, March 18, 2016

Review:andersonville16 at Angeles by Evan Henerson

- a tempting work for reexamination, but given the uneven performances, a not-so-friendly performance space and a script that feels talky and dated, the experience is anything but urgent. .

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Friday, March 11, 2016

Review: Pocatello at by Evan Henerson

Samuel D. Hunter has crafted a deeply layered loser and Matthew Elkins, Rogue Machine's producing artistic director, embodies this Willy Loman of the Northwest with heart-rending honesty

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Review: My Sister at l by Evan Henerson

Janet Schlapkohn's play is an intelligent and compelling examination of a sibling relationship which is tested not only by one sister's physical limitations, but by untenable socio-political…

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Review:Thom Pain (based on nothing) at by Evan Henerson

This high-wire act of a monologue written by Will Eno is now reinvigorated by Rainn Wilson at he Geffen Playhouse. in Los Angeles

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Review:Bullets over Broadway: The Musical at by Evan Henerson

All in all, here's wishing the entire Bullets team had had a Cheech to help keep things in line. .

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Sunday, December 20, 2015

Review: Touring production of The Bridges of Madison County at by Evan Henerson

For the musical adaptation, currently on its national tour at the Ahmanson Theatre, the laurels belong largely to composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brow

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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Review:The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek at Angeles by Evan Henerson

A lovely production of Athol Fugard's latest play at the Fountain Theatre.

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Monday, October 5, 2015

Review: Man Covets Bird at by Evan Henerson

70 minutes of enchantment and wonder. . . Read More

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Review: Mojada: A Medea in Los Angelesat by Evan Henerson

this harrowing production will rip out your vital organs, fillet them and serve them to you laced with jalapeno sauce. It should also make audiences consider a bit more carefully the plights…

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