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Stage Raw: LAWEES on Monday

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Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 1:26 PM


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Tom Fitzpatrick and Robert Beltran in the U.S. premiere of Donald Freed's The Devil's Advocate, opening this weekend at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. Photo by Ed Krieger.

TEMPEST: WITHOUT A BODY
New Zealand's Ensemble MAU and director/choreographer Lemi Ponifasio present the U.S. premiere of a work that's "part dance, part theater, part ceremony -- a reflection on personal liberty and our current world revealed through a broken angel, its wings-crumpled and too small for flight, asi ti wanders a ruined landscape of shadow and light." Presented by REDCAT at th Million Dollar Theatre, 307 S. Broadway, downtown. Saturday, April 2, 8:30 p.m. and Sun., April 3, 7 p.m. (213) 237-2800.

SUNOH! TELL ME SISTER Post Nyam Collective's multidisciplinary contemporary Indian dance performance -- telling the hsitories of the dancing courtesan, and of contemporary South Asian survivors of domestic violence. Miles Memorial Playhouse, 1130 Lincol Blvd., Santa Monica; Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. (310) 998-8765 or teada@teada.org 

For a list of shows being reviewed over the weekend, press the More tab directly below:

Check back on Tuesday for reviews of the following productions:


BLINK & YOU MIGHT MISS ME Larry Blum's retrospective of his showbiz career. Fridays, 8 p.m. Continues through May 27, (323) 960-7612, plays411.com/blink. Asylum Lab, 1078 Lillian Way, L.A., theatreasylum-la.com.

BURN THIS Lanford Wilson's play starts April 3, Sundays, 7 p.m.; Tuesdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 2:30 p.m. Continues through May 1. Mark Taper Forum, 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A., (213) 628-2772.

THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE Donald Freed's play about the capture and breaking of Manuel Noriega. LATC, 514 S. Spring St., downtown; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru April 9. thelatc.com

DADDYO DIES WELL Murray Mednick's new play continues his "Gary Cycle". Elecric Lodge, 1416 Electric Ave., Venice; opens Sat., 8 pm.; perfs Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. (323) 960-7724

THE ELEPHANT MAN  Oscar-winning makeup artist Barney Burman designed the characters in this staging of Bernard Pomerance's drama about a deformed Englishman. Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 & 7 p.m. Continues through April 24, theelephantmanplay.com. El Centro Theatre, 804 N. El Centro Ave., L.A.. 

HELL MONEY Chalk Repertory presents Ruth McKee's comedy about two women trying to build a life after graduating from the foster care system. Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 7 p.m. Continues through April 24, chalkrep.com. Agenda Loft, 400 South Main Street, Studio 601, L.A., (213) 626-0071, agendaloft.com

MAYANK: N*GGER WET*CK CH*NK blends theater, stand-up comedy, hip-hop, slam poetry, and the real-life stories of three tour-de-force performers. Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. Continues through April 23. Barnsdall Art Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., L.A., (323) 660-4254.

PAULINE: SMALL ENGINE REPAIR Rogue Machine presents the world premiere of John Pollono's comic drama about reunited friends and revealed secrets. Mondays, 8 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays, 10:30 p.m.; Sundays, 7 p.m. Continues through April 30, (323) 960-4424, roguemachinetheatre.com. Theatre/Theater, 5041 Pico Blvd., L.A., theatretheater.net.

PAULINE: SOME SWEET DAY Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus' romantic comedy. Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 6 p.m. Continues through April 24. Knightsbridge Theater, 1944 Riverside Dr., L.A., (323) 667-0955, knightsbridgetheatre.com.

A WEEKEND WITH PABLO PICASSO Solo show by Culture Clash's Herbert Siguenza, based on the writings of Picasso. Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through May 1. Los Angeles Theater Center, 514 S. Spring St., L.A., (866) 811-4111, thelatc.org.

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