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Miracle on South Division Street
1 year ago by Neal Weaver
When playwright Tom Dudzick was growing up in Buffalo, N.Y., in the 1950s, one local landmark was a 20-foot shrine for the Blessed Virgin, beside a small barbershop. According to local legend, the shrine was erected by the barber af...
Breath and Imagination: The Story of Roland Hayes
1 year ago by Jenny Lower
Daniel Beaty's West Coast premiere revives the lost-to-history account of Roland Hayes, a son of former slaves and the first internationally lauded African-American classical singer. Raised in the South on hard work and spirituals, ...
Falling for Make Believe
2 years ago by Jenny Lower
The Colony Theatre's latest effort isn't quite there yet: Mark Saltzman's world-premiere musical about the wordsmith half of songwriting duo Rodgers and Hart requires polishing (and a hit would help get the faltering theater back on...
Hamlet at the Broad Stage and The Morini Strad at Colony Theatre, Reviewed
2 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre arrived in Santa Monica from the United Kingdom last week, at the tail end of a U.S. tour. Its production of Hamlet, co-directed by Bill Buckhurst and the company's artistic director, Dominic Dromgoole, s...