FILM is this week's Pick of the Week. Photo by Darrett Sanders Failing Better 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 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 >>
Also, The Todd and Molly Show, Dai, Stormy Weather and more
PHIL NEWBY A memorial service was held at Sacred Fools Theatre on Sunday for that company's young and beloved actor who was found in his apartment last week. More on Phil to come in the print edition one week week from Thursday. At your fingertips: This week's Theater Feature on Jim Leonard' ... More >>
BY TOM CHRISTIEThe fairs are moving on up: With the Los Angeles Art Show heading downtown to the L.A. Convention Center (Jan. 21-25), both PHOTO LA (Jan. 9-11) and ART LA (Jan. 23-25) are moving into the vacated Barker Hanger at Santa Monica Airport. All three fairs show improvement, and will ... More >>
THE OVATION AWARDS ARE TONIGHTMonday at Luckman Auditorium, on the Cal State, Los Angeles campus. For more information, contact http://www.lastagealliance.com LATEST NEW THEATER REVIEWS BEAUTY OF ASHES Writer and star Peres Owino's furious semi-biographical poetry and dance piece about female ... More >>
Check back here Monday after noon for NEW THEATER REVIEWS of Peter Shelan's speculative drama about challenging authority and Christopher Marlowe's death, The School of Night, at the Taper; Susan Kim's stage adaptation of Amy Tan's novel, The Joy Luck Club, at East West Players; Peter Wing Heale ... More >>
Also, Earth Sucks, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Politico!