Bill Raden

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  • 6 days ago

    One of the surprises at this summer's Hollywood Fringe Festival, where the art of playgoing lies in separating the must-see wheat from a bewildering menu of potential chaff, was how many Serial Killers–birthed hits were part of the audience ...

  • 6 days ago

    Ever since Britain's Punchdrunk turned its sprawling dance-theater production Sleep No More into a permanent Manhattan box-office bonanza, "immersive" has become the elastic watchword for the next big thing in live drama. And no company is more en...

  • 6 days ago

    The stage has never exactly been a stranger to strong drink. Dionysus was the Greek god of wine as well as of theater, and his annual spring festival of riotous drinking and dancing and playgoing (sort of ancient Athens' answer to Burning Man) gav...

  • 6 days ago

    For some, opera conjures visions of putting on your best Tom Ford and plunking down $300 for La Traviata at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. For those whose tastes run a little more under-the-radar and Out of the Closet, however, Four Larks has just...

  • 8 days ago | Theater

    Since debuting its highly acclaimed, 2013 production of Walking the Tightrope, 24th Street Theatre has sought to transform what is euphemistically called Theater for Young Audiences (TYA) with a sophistication and edge capable of engaging adults a...

  • 15 days ago | Theater

    In her program notes for Homefree, which is getting its world premiere in director Michael Matthews’ ravishing, high-velocity production, playwright Lisa Loomer writes about seeing the hoards of hippyish panhandlers headquartered in Ashland’s Lith...


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