2 years ago | Theater
Prometheus Bound is not your typical Getty Villa production. A massive steel wheel will serve as the central set piece for the avant-garde version of the ancient Greek classic tragedy. Portraying the tortured Prometheus, Ron Cephas Jones will perf...
This Crazy L.A. Theater Production Has Actors Throwing Punches Backstage and Audience Members Having Sex
See also: *L.A. Weekly's review of No Love. *One of the Craziest Onstage Line Flubs of All Time In playwright Andrew Osborne's new play, the pitch-black "comedy" No Love, no one onstage is getting any love. But there is a lot of sex and nudity, no...
Now playing at the Lost Studio on La Brea (and running through Sept. 9) is Elmina's Kitchen, Kwame Kwei-Armah's drama about three generations of West Indian males, set in a rough London neighborhood. There's a crucial moment in the stage play when...
3 years ago | Comic Books
With two well-reviewed shows running in LA at the same time, theater director and writer Jaime Robledo is at a career high. Hot off the success of Stoneface -- the play about Buster Keaton that has been extended this month at Sacred Fools -- Roble...
3 years ago | Politics
Earlier this month the L.A. Weekly broke a troubling story that starkly illustrates the growing chasm between the haves and the have-nots in today's society. The article brought to light the callous actions of Ronnie Teasdale, owner of L.A.'s Cros...
Employing playful and inventive staging, director Julia Rodriguez-Elliott maximizes the Italian commedia dell'arte roots of 17th-century French playwright Molière's zany farce. Exposing the acting troupe's dressing rooms upstage, concealing...