THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSAlso see this week's STAGE FEATURE on Polish theater unmaskedHELL'S KITCHEN ABLAZE by Tommy Carter is being reviewed this weekend Check back here Monday afternoon for the latest NEW THEATER REVIEWS seen over the weekend ... More >>
The latest NEW THEATER REVIEWS are embedded in this coming week's COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS; Also, see this week's THEATER FEATURE on Oleanna at the TaperANGELS IN POLANDMadonna and child in Wroclaw, Poland, where L.A.'s theater directors are making a strong showing as "core participan ... More >>
THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSFor the weekend's New Reviews, press the "Continue Reading" tab at the bottom of this section.SONG OF EXTINCTION WINS STEINBERG/ATCA PRIZE A scene from the world premiere of Song of Extinction; Photo courtesy of Moving Arts. The largest national award for ... More >>
Actors and chickens and bears, oh, my!
THE WEEKEND'S NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSCo-hosts Vanessa Claire Smith and Jake Broder at the 20th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards Monday night. Photo by Tim NorrisTHE 30TH ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDSCo-hosts Jake Broder and Vanessa Claire Smith wer ... More >>
Gigi Otalvaro--Hormillosa performs next weekend at Highways' Fringes -- Margins -- Borders performance festival. See item below. Photo by Heather CarducciIT WAS JUST A MATTER OF TIME BEFORE THE DOWNTURN HIT THE NON-PROFITS The press office at the Mark Taper Forum announced yesterday that the the ... More >>
Also, Inspecting Carol and Groundlings Holiday Show
ARTS FREEZE FOR THE HOLIDAYS In a cost-cutting measure, the Los Angeles Unified School District has frozen district funds until the state legislature returns to Sacramento in January to sort out the State budget gridlock. Arts for L.A. has been quick to point out that the freeze includes existin ... More >>
NEW TROUPES ON THE BLOCK Under the umbrella of Cornerstone Theatre Company, a new company called Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras (Day Laborer Theater Without Borders) launches at the Hollywood Community Job Center, 5669 De Longpre Avenue; December 20 at noon. The 15-member troupe will voice the s ... More >>
Ron Sossi, artistic director of the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, suffered a major heart attack on Monday, May 26, while attending a movie. He was rushed to Cedars Sinai Hospital in West Hollywood, and underwent triple bypass surgery two days later on Wednesday, May 28.
Straight out of Shakespeare
Rock & rollin' at Hollywood's Avalon
Darius Ever Truly, who played Bobby Seale in Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's stage production of The Chicago Conspiracy Trial, was fatally stabbed last Saturday morning after a Halloween party. Police have been frustrated by uncooperative witnesses. On Friday night, October 26, following the performan ... More >>
A supernatural view of theater in L.A.
The Pacific Playwrights Festival showcases what’s going wrong
Including this week's pick, It Ain't No Fairy tale
The making of Richard Montoya’s Water & Power
For the week of May 26 - June 1
The 27th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards
Future: Last chance for our theater
Past: Is theater facing an audience die-off?
Our nominees for the 27th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards
How our theater will change over the next decade
Why L.A. theater matters
In the shadow of Michael Ritchie’s new CTG, local artists look for sunlight
Back to the first act for L.A. Theatre Center
The nominees for the 26th annual LA Weekly Theater Awards
Synthaxis Theater’s Estelle Busch turns 90
The 25th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards
How a big city became America’s small-theater mecca
With sparse funds and limited visibility, L.A.’s ethnic ensembles stay the course
Including A Clockwork Orange, The Cosmonauts Last Message to the Woman He Once Loved in the Former Soviet Union and more
The 24th annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards
The rise and fall, and rise, of theater of color
Gene Franklin Smith brings a Dickens novel to the stage
A choreographer’s cinematic adventures in dance
Eduardo Machado on Padua, the Taper and P.C. hell
Can The Lion King save the world?
RAT Conference, 1999