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Start looking for your postapocalyptic-chic attire. The 34th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards, celebrating the best work on our smaller sta ... More >>
Kathryn Graf's new comedy about women slipping into middle-age, The Snake Can, is this week's pick of the week. Also a nod for Cathy Rigby reprising her decades-long performance in Peter Pan. See below for all the latest New Theater Reviews, and this week's comprehensive stage listings.
Also, two s ... More >>
Nods this week for Laguna Playhouse's production of Neil Simon's Chapter Two and Dostoevsky's Notes from Underground at Zombie Joe's Underground in North Hollywood. For the latest new reviews and comprehensive stage listings, see below.
Tanna Frederick and Robert Standley star in N. Richard Nash's T ... More >>
Our critic Lovell Estell was entranced by Vickilyn Reynolds' performance in a show based on the life of Hattie McDaniel, Hattie -- What I Need You To Know. For all the latest New Theater Reviews, and comprehensive stage listings, see below.This week's Stage Feature takes a look a three shows th ... More >>
When it comes to public support for theater in Los Angeles, it would be an understatement to say that times are tough.
Twenty-five years ago, when the city lavished money on downtown's newly-launched LATC, Spring Street became the epicenter of a dynamic and exciting theater scene that seemed to riv ... More >>
Craig SchwartzA Noise Within cuts open a new path in PasadenaGIL CATES DIES: The Geffen Playhouse's artistic director, and Academy Awards producer, was found in a UCLA parking lot Monday night, having died of natural causes. More on this story to come. A Noise Within opened it's new Pasadena digs ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE on God of Carnage and The Merchant of VenicePhoto by Ron Sossi Writes Paul Birchall of Sean O'Casey's play at the Odyssey, "This staging of O'Casey's play artfully mixes blarney and despair in almost equal measure." Mayank Keshaviah e ... More >>
NEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Circle Mirror Transformation and Me, As a PenguinCOMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS2011 OVATIONS AWARDS at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Center, Jan. 17Thirty-six awards were handed out to 21 different Southern California theater companies. Leading the pack, tied with ... More >>
NEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE on Watson (Sacred Fools) and Futura (Boston Court)COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSLOL! LATINA ON THE LOOSE!
Mina Olivera's comedy show is among the productions being reviewed this weekend. For a complete list of assignments, press the More tab at the bottom of t ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSTheater FEATURE on John StepplingCIRCLE X AND BOOTLEG HOOK UP TO READ PLAYS
Circle X Theatre Company and Bootleg are joining forces to present a
series of Monday night readings of new works, starting September 13, at
the Bootleg venue. Playwrights s ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT STAGE FEATURE ON BENGAL TIGER AND HOLY GHOSTNEW REVIEW GO AN EVENING WITH SUTTON FOSTER (Plays tonight only!)Photo by Craig SchwartzIn the years since musical comedy diva Sutton Foster was plucked from the chorus of Thoroughly Modern Millie ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS AND NEW REVIEW FUNCTIONS WILL RETURN SHORTLY. 31ST ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDSYeah, we know, there was apparently no glue in the frames, so recipients who held their coveted Lawee prizes on the stage of the El Rey Monday night frequently suffered the indignity of ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Bill Cain's Equivocation and Burglars of Hamm's Land of the Tigers NEW GOLDEN AGE OF BRITISH THEATRE
In today's The Guardian, Mark Lawson writes at some length on a new Golden Age of British theater.
Among the more salient quotatio ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Bill Cain's Equivocation and Burglars of Hamm's Land of the TigersNEW REVIEW GO VIOLATORS WILL BE VIOLATED Photo courtesy of Circle X Theatre CompanyCasey Smith's solo mime-show (he does scream a lot, but there are almost no deciph ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSTHEATER NEW REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Bill Cain's Equivocation and Burglars of Hamm's Land of the TigersHAMLET SHUT UP!
Photo by Diane Meyer
Jonas Oppenheim's silent version of Hamlet continues this weekend at Sacred Fools Theatre
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A memorial service was held at Sacred Fools Theatre on Sunday for that company's young and beloved actor who was found in his apartment last week. More on Phil to come in the print edition one week week from Thursday.
At your fingertips: This week's Theater Feature on Jim Leonard' ... More >>
L.A. Stage Alliance Approaches L.A. Weekly over job cut
News of L.A. Weekly's elimination of its Theatre Editor staff position, which I held until Wednesday -- as well as that of film critic Ella
Taylor -- spread across the city last Friday, in a swirl of arts staff
layoffs that also included Th ... More >>