4 days ago | Theater
The afternoon heat of North Hollywood’s Arts District got decidedly hotter Monday afternoon as an estimated 400 local members of Actors Equity Association, the national union representing city stage actors, took to the streets to protest AEA...
5 days ago | Theater
Perhaps the best way to describe Thieves, Charlotte Miller’s half-baked, histrionic Texas homecoming drama that is making its world premiere at El Portal’s Monroe Forum Theatre, is to quote the novelist Pat Conroy quoting his mother on the Souther...
11 days ago | Theater
It’s difficult to put a finger on exactly what makes Trevor, Nick Jones’ 2013 absurdist fable that is making its Los Angeles premiere at Circle X Theatre, so wickedly hilarious. Particularly as the play is based on a gruesome, real-life incident i...
17 days ago | Theater
Theater, it is said, is ephemeral. But some shows are more ephemeral than others. Take a stupendous Broadway musical flop. There will never be a cast album, a national tour or any revivals. And for a certain kind of connoisseur, the bigger the dis...
19 days ago | Theater
There is a word for stories that take commonplace fears and desires and, through the expert application of fantasy, intensify them into the cathartic pleasures of shock, repulsion and the reassurance of “That is not I.” That word is horror. With h...
22 days ago