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AN EVENING WITH EDWARD ALBEE
The playwright will speak at UCLA, Royce Hall on Saturday night at 8 p.m. He will doubtless have something to say. (310) 825-2101, or click here
ATTITUDE X THREE
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Also on Saturday, earlier in the day at 4 p.m., Heritage Square and Yale Cabaret Hollywood present a environmentally charged reading of a one-act play by Dyanne Asimow. The reading takes place at Heritage Square, 3800 Homer Street, Los Angeles, near the Avenue 43 Exit of the 110 Freeway.
The one-time only reading is adapted for the Victorian environment of Heritage Square. All proceeds ($10, or free for Heritage Square Members) will help fund LA's unique living history Heritage Square Museum.
"As the 20th century dawns, Victoria, an eccentric aging émigré ballerina; Grace, a young ambitious danseuse; and Monsieur Serkiev, legendary choreographer, once Victoria's mentor and love, join in picaresque roundelay of longing loss and illusion."
For reservations, call (323) 225-2700 ext. 223
Ten performers get seven minutes to do anything they want until that kitchen timer dings -- "from sketch comedy to dramatic readings, roll and roll to interpretive dance, spoken word poetry to apocryphal mime-ery. Monday night, 7:30 sign-up, 8 p.m. start. Sacred Fools Theatre, 660 N. Heliotrop Drive in Hollywood. $10. (310) 381-8337. For questions, click here
MONDAY NIGHT TEASE: LADIES OF THE HIGH JINKS
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Also on Monday night, at 10 p.m., the cast of Theatre Unleashed's Pin Up Girls, which played last year at North Hollywood's Avery Schreiber Theatre, visits 3 Clubs, 1123 N. Vine Street in Hollywood, reprising their roles and "performing classic, sexy striptease." (818) 849-4039.
At your fingertips, the 30th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards NOMINEES
Tickets to the public and for nominees' guests will be available Thursday at http://laweekly.com. I'll post a direct link as soon as it comes in.
The latest NEW THEATER REVIEWS are embedded in this coming week's COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS.