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4 days ago | Los Angeles
Gabriel Kahane didn't always love Los Angeles. Like many outsiders, the New York–based singer-songwriter had to work at shedding the usual jaundiced preconceptions that non-Angelenos invariably sum up by using Gertrude Stein's quip about her nativ...
12 days ago | Theater
Adapting Gustave Flaubert’s phantasmagoric novel about the spiritual struggles of the fourth century anchorite Antony of Egypt to a storefront stage might seem an overly ambitious literary nut to crack for any company lacking the resources of, say...
26 days ago | Theater
Tim Dang, the producing artistic director of East West Players in Little Tokyo, recently proposed a new diversity initiative called the 51% Preparedness Plan for the American Theatre. The plan suggests that over the next five years, all theaters t...
27 days ago | Theater
Lily Blau’s new memory play isn’t the first story to conjecture that children’s author Lewis Carroll (Leo Marks) might have crossed a line in his friendship with Alice Liddel (Corryn Cummins), the 10-year-old inspiration for his most enduring work...
28 days ago
It’s hard to imagine a cultural practice more ideologically divorced from our globalized age of the handheld digital device than the 19th-century millennialist utopianism of the Shakers. Or at least that’s one takeaway from Early Shaker Spiritu...