Alan Aymie's autobiographical saga of his travails within LAUSD, A Child Left Behind, is this week's Pick. Other New Reviews also include Bill Raden's "GO" review of Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight Los Angeles, 1992, honoring the 20th anniversary of our most recent riots. Smith is not performing in th ... More >>
This week in our theater section, Steven Leigh Morris reviews Anne Deavere Smith's latest set of interview-based monologues, Let Me Down Easy, now at the Broad Stage.
While the show is marketed as an exploration of the health care debate, Morris writes, "to describe Let Me Down Ea ... More >>
Miriam GeerAaron Hendry's "brilliantly realized Tartuffe" in a production that can't quite keep up with him.â€‹Good notices this week for solo shows: John Paul Karliak homage to his two mothers, Donna/Madonna, at the Lounge in Hollywood; Guy Hollingworth's perf about card sharks, Expert at the Card ... More >>