10 days ago | Theater
Washer/Dryer, Nandita Shenoy’s world premiere at East West Players, drops young, cross-cultural love into the cutthroat world of a New York City co-op. Reasonably well-acted and seasoned with some light high jinks, the show hovers at sitcom-level ...
24 days ago | Theater
Shakespeare gets a contemporary, democratic, and highly customized makeover in California: The Tempest, a migrating world premiere from Cornerstone Theater Company, directed by artistic director Michael John Garcés. This touring production celebra...
1 month ago | Theater
Before the sun dawns on There Is a Happiness That Morning Is, written by Mickle Myers and directed by Ruth Silveira at Sacred Fools, the glorious stuff of clickbait headlines has already taken place. The evening before, two professors at a tiny li...
2 months ago
Audiences at the Pasadena Playhouse still haven’t quite gotten the hang of the panto. The British theatrical tradition, featuring classic fairy tales mashed up with topical jokes and hit pop songs, also is supposed to have booing, cheering and sho...
3 months ago | Holidays
Three years in, audiences at the Pasadena Playhouse still haven’t quite gotten the hang of the panto (as in “pantomime”), the interactive, 100 year-old theatrical tradition that sweeps the United Kingdom during the holidays. Pitched as an alternat...
3 months ago | Theater
Before the opening performance of La Víspera (The Eve) at 24th Street Theatre, a young man named Edgar translates the pre-show welcome into Spanish for the bilingual audience. When he stumbles over the Spanish word for “rehearsal,” a voice from th...