Kander & Ebb's musical The Scottsboro Boys, a Broadway-import minstrel show about Jim Crow, rolled into the Ahmanson and grabbed this week's pick. Good notices also for Zayd Dohrn's immigration saga Long Way Go Down at the Art of Acting Studio, and for the silly Aussie import Priscilla Queen of ... More >>
Theater is ephemeral. No matter how transformative or transcendent or thrillingly hair-raising a particular production might be, unlike a TV show or a movie or a YouTube clip, once the final curtain has been rung down on a live performance, nothing remains but a program, a few faded production still ... More >>
Zombie Joe's Underground and director Denise Devin turn Shakespeare's Richard III into an enthralling one-hour redux, says critic Jenny Lower. The production is this week's pick of the week. For all the latest new theater reviews, and comprehensive theater listings, see below. Beauty to be found in ... More >>
Lee Melville, a true gentleman and decades-long friend of our theater, died last night. Melville was a critic and editor at Drama-Logue and, most recently, L.A. Stage. More details as they come in. Christopher Shinn's drama Dying City, about a family in the wake of the Iraq War, being performed a ... More >>
The scandal surrounding a love affair between a brother and his sister forms the centerpiece of John Ford's 17th century play, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore. Archway Theatre's downtown production is this week's pick. See below for all the latest new theater reviews and comprehensive theater listings. Thi ... More >>
Also, Varla Jean Merman Loves a Foreign Tongue!
Also A Doll's House, Confessions of a Catholic Child and more
Including this week's picks, Elia Arce’s The Fifth Commandment, Samuel Beckett Centenary and Stephen Holman