Adapter-performer Brian T. Finney has adapted Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness in what Paul Birchall describes as "hypnotic." It's this week's pick of the week. Neal Weaver found charm and passion in Actors' Co-op's revival of The Miracle Worker. See below for all the latest new theater reviews.
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Lost Moon Radio did another bang-up job hosting the 34th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards Monday night. (See the full list of L.A. Weekly Theater Award winners here.) Thanks to Lauren Ludwig, Trish Hadley and the LMR troupe for their talent, and thanks for all the kind missives from people who had ... More >>
Thursday, Jan. 10
The Egyptian Theatre holds its 8th Annual Focus on Female Directors at 7:30 p.m., showcasing short films from a wide range of talents, including Academy Award nominee Julie Delpy and the new-to-directing trio of Brie Larson, Sarah Ramos and Jessie Ennis. One of the most intriguing ... More >>
A former child actress and a performer to the core, a cheerful Julie Taymor balanced a passion for her projects with an obvious compulsion to entertain in an event last night at the L.A. Film Festival. She catered to both by dividing the night up into parts, screening footage fro ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE ON THE BREAK OF NOON, AND CRACK WHORE GALORE -- LIVE!BETTY GARRETT (1919-2011)
L.A. Weekly's 2005 Queen of the Angels, Betty Garrett, died Saturday morning of natural causes at UCLA Medical Center following a brief i ... More >>