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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…
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…
Paul Storiale's play hits hard and offers little in the way of diplomacy. . . .
world premiere by Rajiv Joseph at the Mark Taper.
; Stephen Sachs' play seemed fated to one day arrive back at the Fountain Theatre where it originated.
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.
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. . .
A jet-black domestic by Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros in its world premiere at the Geffen Playhous
What to expect from the first stage version—from director Liesl Tommy—of the smash Disney animated film, premiering in California’s Disneyland.
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
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…
Greg Kalleres's in-your-face drama
As the Los Angeles production opens tonight, the cast talks about their part in politics and today’s presidential race.
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 …
a rarely seen Stephen Schwartz/John Caird musical and you'll have to catch it while you can since it's a short run . .
a highly enchanting spin on Shakespeare's tale at the Odyssey Theatre. . Read More
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.
- 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. .
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
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…
This high-wire act of a monologue written by Will Eno is now reinvigorated by Rainn Wilson at he Geffen Playhouse. in Los Angeles
All in all, here's wishing the entire Bullets team had had a Cheech to help keep things in line. .
For the musical adaptation, currently on its national tour at the Ahmanson Theatre, the laurels belong largely to composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brow
A lovely production of Athol Fugard's latest play at the Fountain Theatre.
a musical treat at Sacred Fools
70 minutes of enchantment and wonder. . . Read More
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…
Inside the cerebellums of husband and wife composer/librettists Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, magic happens both individually and working as a team. .
his play continues the Fountain history of producing intelligent, socially conscious work
Using 22 songs from Paul Overstreet's catalog as its dramatic through line, this is a diverting if occasionally dopey new musical .