Zombie Joe's Underground and director Denise Devin turn Shakespeare's Richard III into an enthralling one-hour redux, says critic Jenny Lower. The production is this week's pick of the week. For all the latest new theater reviews, and comprehensive theater listings, see below. Beauty to be found in ... More >>
Center Theatre Group, which runs the Mark Taper Forum, the Ahmanson Theatre downtown and the Kirk Dougas Theatre in Culver City, got lots of love at the 2012 Ovation Awards Monday night at downtown's Los Angeles Theatre. The company was awarded Best Season, while the Michael Arabian's staging of Wai ... More >>
On the heels of a panel discussion on arts criticism at KPCC's Crawford Family Forum last week, hosted by Los Angeles Stage Alliance, blogger Colin Mitchell of the website Bitter Lemons critiqued the critics by posing "the question nobody asked: How are theater critics going to remain relevant in a ... More >>
Bryan Harnetiaux's new play, Holding On -- Letting Go is difficult to watch for the way it captures the realistic agonies of a wife slowly losing her husband to liver cancer. It is nonetheless a tender drama, well rendered under James Reynold's direction at the Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasade ... More >>
What do all the glittering prizes mean?
Hector Cruz Salvador"The Vault: Unlocked""The gentrification of downtown Los Angeles is a sinister metamorphosis engineered by spoiled hipsters and well-heeled land grabbers in this whodunit parody by the Latino Theatre Company," writes Amy Lyons about The Vault: Unlocked, at Los Angeles Theatre ... More >>
COMPLETE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE : A Case for Small TheaterThe Groundings' Crazy Uncle Joe Show has a one-night only tenth anniversary performance (Wed., June 22, 8 p.m.) featuring (pending cast availability) Kristen Wiig, Kevin Nealon, Maya Rudolph, Michael Sheen, Will ... More >>