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 >>
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 >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWS
Stage FEATURE on William Leavitt's Spectral Analysis Courtesy of East West PlayersKrunk-Fu Battle BattleThough Mayank Keshaviah found thin patches in the new musical Krunk-Fu Battle Battle (book by Qui Nguyen, lyrics by Beau Sia and vocal ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCurrent STAGE FEATURE on Anton Chekhov's 150th Birthday BashTHE OTHER FESTIVALS
Running concurrently with the Hollywood Fringe (June 17-27) is Arts Olympus (June 17-20) on board the Queen Mary in Long Beach.
AO includes a contemporary Russian exhib ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT FEATURE ON BORN TO BE ALIVE and THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACELEASE SUBSIDY PROGRAM GETS ANOTHER LEASE
A recommendation by L.A.'s Chief Administrative Officer Miguel
Santana to restructure (eliminate) the city's Lease Subsidy Program for non- ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATRE LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT FEATURE ON AUDIENCESNEW REVIEW GO TRACERS
Photo courtesy of the Loft Ensemble
Thirty years after its Los Angeles debut, writer John DiFusco's anti-war drama retains its relevance and power. Written collaboratively in the 1970s by DiFu ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSTHIS WEEK'S STAGE FEATURE on Palestine, New MexicoNEW REVIEW GO A RUBICON FAMILY CHRISTMAS Though Andy Williams and his fancy sweaters are nowhere to be seen, the Rubicon company misses little else this corny Christmas delight. Not a word of spoken ... More >>