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.
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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 >>
A musical about World War II war brides, Tea, With Music, for which the author, Velina Hasu Houston, has added songs and music for this production, is our Pick of the Week. For all new theater reviews, see below.
This week's stage fature looks a couple of plays aiming to be light fare: Micha ... More >>
Starting this week, we will now include our listings of all ongoing shows, below the new reviews, to help make it easier for you to decide which shows to see this week.The writing of neurologist Oliver Sacks has inspired a new work at Theatre @ Boston Court in Pasadena -- Kathryn Walat's Creation. S ... 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 REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on gay politics in Halam Iran and Salam Shalom
THE 31ST ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDSNEW REVIEW GO IN A GARDEN
Photo by Henry DiRocco/SCR
In 1989, a foreign bureaucrat (Mark Harelik), representing the
Ministry of Culture in some (ficti ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on The Event and Kharmful Charms of Daniil Kharms
THE 31ST ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDSGROUNDLINGS SHOWCASE SHOWDOWN
is one of almost a dozen new productions being reviewed this weekend. For the complete slate, hit the More tab at the ... More >>
FILM is this week's Pick of the Week.
Photo by Darrett Sanders
The Absurdists' convention
Local playwright Patrick McGowan's new play, Film, has no right to be as good as it is. The central character is the late theater director Alan Schneider (Bill Robens) -- known for stagi ... More >>
Candida at the Colony Theatre is this week's Pick. Photo by Michael Lamont.
At your fingertips: The 30th Annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards NOMINEES.Tickets for nominee's guests and for the general public can now be purchased via http://tinyurl.com/theaterawardsReviewed this we ... More >>
Theatre Movement Bazaar's Model Behavior; i.e., The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, opens this weekend at 24th Street Theatre, and is being reviewed this weekend. Photo courtesy of CalArts Photography
Check back here on Monday afternoon for that review, plus reviews of the West Coast ... More >>
MYSTIC"A visceral theatrical experience exploring the mystery of human origin, the evolution of consciousness and galactic destiny." All this includes performers from Rabbit in the Moon, Blue Man Group, Lucent Dossier, Mixology and Mass Ensemble.The dance performance happens Thursday through Sunday, ... More >>
Reviewed this week: Pippin at the Mark Taper Forum; Jack Chandlers' new comedy-mystery, Murder on the Bounding Main, at Sierra Madre Playhouse; a dance-rock fusion, Vibrating Sun, at Unknown Theatre; Los Angeles Theatre Ensemble's staging fof Macbeth; Echo One-Act Festival at Stage 52; Furious Th ... 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 >>