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John Barrymore Attempts a Comeback
2 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
Actor John Barrymore, star of theater and screen for a quarter of a century until his death in 1942, was thrown out of prep school after having been seen entering a brothel. This detail isn't in William Luce's 1996 two-person show b...
The Bells of West 87th
2 years ago by Neal Weaver
Elin Hampton's play derives its comedy from the antics of an eccentric family. At 39, Molly (Cameron Meyer) has never escaped from the tyranny of her critical, exploitative parents, who have decided she's a lesbian because she won't...
Poetry Goes Badass
2 years ago by Rena Kosnett
If you think slam poetry is relegated to a small, East Coast subset of urban youth complaining about their ex-lovers, think again. For three days starting today, the West Coast is where it's at. The fifth annual inkSlam: L.A.'s Prem...
Two L.A. Musicals Poke Fun at Religious Groups While Celebrating Them at the Same Time
3 years ago by Steven Leigh Morris
Two new musicals that opened across town from each other last weekend provide an answer — a rebuff, really — to the idea that stories are at their best when they offer new insights. New insights are gleefully lacking in ...