The scandal surrounding a love affair between a brother and his sister forms the centerpiece of John Ford's 17th century play, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore. Archway Theatre's downtown production is this week's pick. See below for all the latest new theater reviews and comprehensive theater listings.
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Our critic Deborah Klugman found Tadeusz Slobodzianek's drama, about Polish complicity in the German Nazis' persecution of Polish Jews in the 1940s, and presented by Son of Semele Ensemble at Atwater Village Theatre, to be a model of stagecraft and emotional to watch. For all the lastest new theater ... More >>
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 >>
Pycho-sexual spectacles got nods from our critics this week, including Illyrian Players' Lord Blackberry's Apocalypse and our Pick of the Week, Tender Napalm. Nice reviews also for Doma Theatre Company's Dreamgirls at the MET, Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice at A Noise Within, Latino Theatre Company's Melacho ... More >>
Adam Szymkowicz's comic book parody, Hearts Like Fists at Theatre of NOTE takes unrequited love to camp, and gets this week's Pick of the Week. Click here for all the latest New Theater Reviews, or after the jump.Also check out this week's Stage feature on performance beyond the theater walls: an i ... More >>
Our critics were in a upbeat mood this week, serving up a Pick of the Week to Jackie Hoffman's Jackie Five-Oh!" at the Gay and Lesbian Center, with recommendations for the Actor's Company's O(h), the production company's The Beauty Queen of Lenane (at the Lex) Days of Wine and Roses at the Lou ... More >>
High praise this week for "Robert Reimer's nutcase of a play," Hosea Nova: A Jealous and Violent Man (this week's Pick of the Week) at Zombie Joe's Underground in North Hollywood, and for writer-performer Johnny O'Callaghan's Who's Your Daddy, at the Victory Theatre Center, in Burbank. For all ... More >>
NEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE on Juan and JohnSven Ellirand100 Saints You Should KnowRobert Reimer's Sotto Voce (Zombie Joe's Underground), Elizabeth Meriwether's The Mistakes Madeline Made (Lounge Theatre) and Kate Fodor's 100 Saints You Should Know (Elephant Stages) landed on this wee ... More >>