Kelly Packard "is well known for her acting work on Baywatch," the emcee in a tux told everyone within earshot Saturday afternoon as Packard approached the red carpet, just before the debut of a new musical playing for one day only, titled Loving Silent Tears. The musical's publicity materials said ... More >>
John Leguizamo opened his one-man show, "Ghetto Klown" on Sunday. See review later this week, along with the extended feature on Bayside High School Musical, at Victory Theatre Center -- one of two new local productions now playing based on popular TV series.(I Love Lucy, Live on Stage opened at ... More >>
Michael LamontThe Elaborate Entrance of Chad DeityKristoffer Diaz's comedy about television wrestling, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, just opened at the Geffen Playhouse. Check back on Tuesday for the review, and for capsule reviews for all other shows seen over the weekend. Check back thi ... More >>
Yes, it is Valentine's Day Weekend. Couples will be canoodling in a desperate attempt to prove to themselves and everyone else that they still have it; singletons, meanwhile, will be in defensive party mode, making Marrieds jealous, or weeping themselves to sleep after engaging in a helpin ... More >>
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The free staging of the musical New. last weekend pulled a win for the avant-garde social scene. While experimental theater has long been a place for innovative social commentary by crafty bohemians like Beckett and Shakespeare, the emerging twentysomething generation hasn't much bothered to make th ... More >>