Rex Pickett's stage adaptation, Sideways: the Play (over at Ruskin Theatre Group) of his own novel about life in the Santa Inez Valley wine country, gets this week's Pick. Also admired is Matt Chafee's comedy, Fluffy Bunnies in a Field of Daisies, over at Hollywood's Arena Stage.Click here for this ... More >>
Courtesy El Portal Theatre"A Cinderella Christmas"Kris Lythgoe's A Cinderella Christmas at North Hollywood's El Portal Theatre is this week's Pick.For all New Theater Reviews, go to the jump. Also, check out this coming week's stage feature on Fela! at the Ahmanson.
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Anti-Semitic graffiti found on a market wall in central Houston last month is just one symptom of why The Merchant of Venice belongs on our shores. The Porters of Hellgate have their version running at the Whitmore Theatre in North Hollywood. See Theater feature on WednesdayCapsule reviews of ... More >>
Miriam GeerAaron Hendry's "brilliantly realized Tartuffe" in a production that can't quite keep up with him.Good notices this week for solo shows: John Paul Karliak homage to his two mothers, Donna/Madonna, at the Lounge in Hollywood; Guy Hollingworth's perf about card sharks, Expert at the Card ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS (are back!)NEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on The Escort and Fetish"If the aim of naturalism in theater is the pitch perfect rendering of reality, then Cameron Watson's urbane staging of Robert Anderson's 1968 drama scores, " writes Deborah Klugman in this week's r ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS (are back!)NEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on The Escort and FetishF. Murray Abraham (right) turns in an impassioned yet delicate interpretation of Shylock, at the Broad Stage, in a production that draws obvious comparisons and contrasts to Al Pacino's Merchant of ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSTHEATER NEW REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Charles Duncombe's The Trojan Women and Julie Hebert's TreeIMPACTED WEDNESDAY
Equivocation: Photo by Michael Lamont
Three big openings on Wednesday: The U.S. premiere of TR Warszawa's T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T. (Polish director Grzego ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Rachel Rosenthal at 83DOES YOUR ACTING CAREER HAVE THAT SINKING FEELING?Captain Smith looks out over oceans of opportunity There's still hope of a rescue! Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, seeks an actor to play the Titani ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Rachel Rosenthal at 83MICHAEL KEARNS GETS INTIMATEL.A. Weekly's 2007 "Queen of the Angels" Michael Kearns performs his solo performance piece, Intimacies, at the drkrm Gallery and Performance Space in Eagle Rock, 2121 San Fernando ... More >>
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This Week's Theater Pick
Leslie Jordan's Autobiographical Trip Down the Pink Carpet
If a zest for life is infectious, there's probably no more delightful a carrier than Leslie Jordan. A diminutive stage, film, Emmy Award-winning TV actor, and fugitive from the Bible Belt, Jordan regales us ... More >>
Ivanov Photo Credit: Thomas Aurin
Berlin's Volksbühne presents its U.S. premiere of Chekhov's Ivanov at UCLA's Freud Playhouse tonight and Satruday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 7 p.m. Click here for more information.
FOURPLAY @ BOSTON COURT
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COCKS OF THE WALK
The same people who brought us Naked Boys Singing are at it again -- this time showing considerable more restraint with a musical revue subtly named Hangin' Out -- described as "a celebration of the human body . . . exploring different aspects of nudity in song and dance."
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>NEW REVIEW THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED As Gertrude Stein once put it (but not about this play), "It's almost about something, and then it's just not." Douglas Carter Beane's comedy brings with it the New York cast that put the play on the map, and secured Julie White a Tony for her role as a Holly ... More >>