Neal Weaver

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  • 7 years ago | Theater

    When composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim and writer John Weidman look at assassins, their vision is wayward, tough, ambiguous, sympathetic and bitterly satiric. They see people desperate and unhappy enough to embrace the quick and easy solution tha...

  • 7 years ago

    The Lady here is a hunting dog with an avid taste for Pop Tarts, but her story is only one strand in Craig Wright’s complex tale of three old friends on a hunting trip. Lady’s friend and owner is Kenny (Matt Kirkwood), a goodhearted sl...

  • 14 years ago | Theater

    Onstage nudity has become so pervasive in L.A. theater that it can become a bore unless used in some fresh and original way. Writer Scott Miller, in his ”gay-male nudie comedy“ Head Games (currently playing at Hollywood‘s Lillian Th...

  • 16 years ago | Theater

    Photo by Debra DiPaoloWHEN RICHARD FOOS, OWNER-PRESIDENT OF RHINO Records, and Rhino A&R V.P. Gary Stewart conceived the idea of producing a boxed Shakespeare anthology, they needed someone to helm the project. Ideally, it would be someone with a ...

  • 16 years ago | Theater

    Photo by Jay ThompsonIT'S NOT EASY FOR A CASTING DIRECTOR to be beloved. As keeper of the opportunities, with the ability to give or withhold, he may be feared, respected or courted, but not necessarily loved. Stanley Soble, casting director for t...