Our critic Deborah Klugman found Tadeusz Slobodzianek's drama, about Polish complicity in the German Nazis' persecution of Polish Jews in the 1940s, and presented by Son of Semele Ensemble at Atwater Village Theatre, to be a model of stagecraft and emotional to watch. For all the lastest new theater ... More >>
Adapter-performer Brian T. Finney has adapted Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in what Paul Birchall describes as "hypnotic." It's this week's pick of the week. Neal Weaver found charm and passion in Actors' Co-op's revival of The Miracle Worker. See below for all the latest new theater reviews.
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Lost Moon Radio did another bang-up job hosting the 34th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards Monday night. (See the full list of L.A. Weekly Theater Award winners here.) Thanks to Lauren Ludwig, Trish Hadley and the LMR troupe for their talent, and thanks for all the kind missives from people who had ... More >>
Pycho-sexual spectacles got nods from our critics this week, including Illyrian Players' Lord Blackberry's Apocalypse and our Pick of the Week, Tender Napalm. Nice reviews also for Doma Theatre Company's Dreamgirls at the MET, Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice at A Noise Within, Latino Theatre Company's Melacho ... More >>
In our new column, First Person, L.A. writers tackle the good, the bad and the funny about life as they know it.
Deciding to go on the master cleanse in December was either inspired or idiotic. Since I got the idea while in the far-too-familiar haze of a wine buzz, I blame it on the alcohol.
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Watch her do it with no handsJennifer Hudson is writing a memoir.
No, it's not about her struggle as a singer breaking beyond the American Idol stereotype. Nor about dealing with the triple tragedy that struck her family in 2008. Neither is it about her triumphs as an actor.
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HitFix.com is reporting that Diane Keaton has been cast in the titular role in Tilda, an HBO comedy pilot reportedly based on much-feared Deadline Hollywood columnist-turned-blogger/ Nikki Finke. Very few details about the show are currently available--HBO hasn't even formally announced the p ... More >>
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