Stage Raw: This Weekend's Review Assignments
FEATURE on KING LEAR
Check back on Monday for a review of Thurgood, starring Laurence Fishburne as the legendary attorney and Supreme Court justice. Photo by Carol Rosegg
Check back Monday for reviews of:
AS THE GLOBE WARMS Heather Woodbury's one-woman eco-activist soap opera. Echo Curio, 1519 Sunset Blvd., L.A.; opens July 10; Sat., 8 p.m.; Sat., 8 p.m.; thru Oct. 2. (213) 977-1279.
BECKY'S NEW CAR Steven Deitz's car comedy. Pacific Resident Theatre, 703 Venice Blvd., Venice; opens July 10; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.; thru Aug. 15. (310) 822-8392.
GRIFFITH PARK SHAKSPEARE FESTIVAL: OTHELLO presented by the Independent Shakespeare Co. Griffith Park, 4730 Crystal Springs Dr., L.A.; Thurs.-Sun., 7 p.m.; thru Aug. 1. (323) 913-4688.
I'M NOT HERE ANYMORE W. Colin McKay's story of a returning Gulf War veteran. Pan Andreas Theater, 5125 Melrose Ave., L.A.; opens July 10; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru Aug. 28. 323-468-8062.
THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE Martin McDonagh's carnage comedy, starring Star Trek's Chris Pine. Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A.; opens July 9; Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2:30 & 8 p.m.; Sun., July 11, 7 p.m.; Sun., 1 & 6:30 p.m.; thru Aug. 8. (213) 628-2772.
REDHEAD CUBAN HAUSFRAU HUSBAND Fletcher Rhoden's backstage story of TV sitcom I Love Lucy, told in song. Mount Hollywood Theater, 4607 Prospect Ave., L.A.; opens July 9; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru Sept. 4. (323) 667-9113.
1776 Founding Fathers musical, book by Peter Stone, music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards. Carpenter Performing Arts Center, 6200 Atherton St., Long Beach; opens July 10; Sat., July 10, 8 p.m.; Sun., July 11, 2 p.m.; Thurs.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 8 p.m.; Sun., July 18, 2 & 7 p.m.; Sun., July 25, 2 p.m.; thru July 25. (562) 985-7000.
SONGS AND DANCES OF IMAGINARY LANDS Overtone Industries' contemporary opera, directed by O-Lan Jones. Vacant Culver City Car Dealership, 8840 Washington St., Culver City; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; thru July 18, overtoneindustries.org...
A TALE TOLD BY AN IDIOT "Inspired by William Shakespeare's Macbeth." Presented by Psittacus Productions. Son of Semele, 3301 Beverly Blvd., L.A.; opens July 9; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.; thru July 25...
THURGOOD Laurence Fishburne is Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in George Stevens Jr.'s biography. Geffen Playhouse, 10886 Le Conte Ave., Westwood; Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 3 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 & 7 p.m.; thru Aug. 8. (310) 208-5454.
TWO PLAYS BY YUKIO MISHIMA Two modern Noh plays by Yukio Mishima: Hanjo and The Lady Aoi. Luna Playhouse, 3706 San Fernando Road, Glendale; opens July 9; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 & 7 p.m.; thru Aug. 1. (818) 500-7200.
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