The stage design is sparse: a wooden podium in the center, a table and school desk on either side. Luis Alfaro, the noted Chicano playwright and native Angeleno, walks over to the table, on which rests an old-school overhead projector. It displays a hand drawn map of Highway 99, that dusty stretch c ... More >>
BROADWAY CARES This Sunday, November 23, 2008 at 10 p.m., the cast of Spring Awakening (currently at the Ahmanson ) will perform a special show at L.A.'s Upright Cabaret with proceeds to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and other local charities here in the southland. Mark’s Restau ... 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 >>
The persistence of Murray Mednick
Eduardo Machado on Padua, the Taper and P.C. hell
Playwright Jon Robin Baitz on his youthful skip through L.A.
Pamela Gordon has seen it all