Is being presented by Ruskin Theatre Gropu and is among the productions being reviewed this weekend. Check back on Monday for reviews of all seen over the weekend. You can find a list of them by clicking the More tab directly below. Photo by Agnes Magyari
Also, an ambitious project by a local theater company made it onto the upcoming L.A. Weekly cover. That'll be online Wednesday evening, and in print on Thursday.
Check back on Monday for reviews of the following productions:
ALIVE THEATER LONG BEACH PLAY FESTIVAL
Eleven new plays in 12 days, presented by Alive Theatre. Hotel
Lafayette, 528 E. Broadway Ave., Long Beach; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru
Sept. 11, alivetheatre.org.
ALL MY SONS Arthur Miller's classic American
drama. Ruskin Group Theater, 3000 Airport Dr., Santa Monica; Fri.-Sat.,
8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; thru Oct. 2. (310) 397-3244.
CHESS IN CONCERT Music by Benny Anderrson and Bjorn
Ulvaeus, lyrics by Tim Rice. MET Theatre, 1089 N. Oxford Ave., L.A.;
Thurs.-Sun., 8 p.m.; thru Aug. 29. (323) 960-7735.
KARMA, THE MUSICAL "The '60s, '70s, '80s, and '90s
flash by as an older woman travels back in time to stop her younger
self from making the stupid mistakes that have ruined her life," by
Susan C. Hunter and Les Oreck. Write Act Theater, 6128 Yucca St., L.A.;
Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru Aug. 28. (323) 469-3113.
MACBETH Zombie Joe's Underground presents
Shakespeare's tragedy. ZJU Theater Group, 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North
Hollywood; opens Aug. 20; Fri., 11 p.m.; thru Sept. 10. (818) 202-4120.
MASTER CLASS Terrence McNally's story of opera diva
Maria Callas. Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon
Blvd., Topanga; Sat., Aug. 21, 8 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m.; Sat.,
Aug. 28, 8 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 4, 8 p.m.; Sat.,
Sept. 11, 8 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 25, 4 p.m..
ON THE VERGE Eric Overmyer's story of three
"pre-feminists" on safari. Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St.,
Long Beach; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; thru Sept. 18. (562)
SAD HAPPY SUCKER Lee Kirk's absurdist study of
anxiety. Lyric-Hyperion Theater, 2106 Hyperion Ave., L.A.; opens Aug.
20; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.; thru Sept. 10,
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A WITHER'S TALE Troubadour Theater Company mixes Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale
with soulful tunes by Bill Withers. Falcon Theatre, 4252 Riverside Dr.,
Burbank; opens Aug. 20; Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 4 p.m.; thru Sept. 26.