L.A. Weekly Theater Critics, Compiled by Derek Thomas

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  • 7 years ago | Theater

    Opening This Week AGING WITH GRACE The 18th annual New Works Festival kicks off with a reading of Frank Farmer’s romantic comedy. Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach; Sat., March 29, 2 p.m. (562) 494-1014. DEEP TISSUE COMED...

  • 7 years ago | Theater

    Opening This WeekBLACK & BLUESTEIN Jerry Mayer’s dramedy about racial prejudice in 1963 St. Louis. The Other Space at Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 Fourth St., Santa Monica; opens March 15; perfs Sat., 8 p.m.; Sat., 3 p.m.; thru May 3. (800) 8...

  • 7 years ago | Theater

    Opening This Week AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ Fats Waller tribute, musical direction by Darryl Archibald. Fred Kavli Theatre for the Performing Arts, Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Opens Fri., Jan. 4; perfs Thurs.-...

  • 7 years ago | Theater

    Opening This Week A CHRISTMAS CAROL Jason Moyer’s “queered-up” version of the Dickens classic. CELEBRATION THEATRE, 7051-B Santa Monica Blvd., Hlywd.; opens Fri., Dec. 7, 8 p.m.; perfs Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.; thru Dec....

  • 8 years ago | Theater

    Opening This Week ALICE SIT-BY-THE-FIRE J.M. Barrie’s comedy about a mother reunited with her children after serving five years of military duty. PACIFIC RESIDENT THEATRE, 703 Venice Blvd., Venice; opens Sat., Dec. 29, 8 p.m.; perfs Tues.-Sa...

  • 8 years ago | Theater

    Opening This Week ATLANTA Marcus Hummon and Adrian Pasdar’s Civil War-era musical romance. GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE, 10886 Le Conte Ave., Wstwd.; opens Wed., Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m.; perfs Tues.-Thurs., 7:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 4 & 8:30 p.m.; Sun.,...