Mary Lynn Rajskub in her new solo show, Mary Lynn Spreads Her Legs is among the productions being reviewed over the holiday weekend. Photo courtesy of Steve Allen Theater.
REDCAT's NOW FEST
REDCAT's seventh annual New Original Works Festival launches eight interdisciplinary works, from
July 22 - August 7,
Thurs-Sat., 8:30 p.m;
631 W Second Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
213 237-2800; More info here.
This year's NOW Festival artists include Maureen Huskey, Killsonic, Christine Marie & Ensemble, Rae Shao-Lan Blum & Tashi Wada, Raphael Xavier, Alexandro Segade, Hana van der Kolk and Miwa Matreyek, in works of dance, music and theater, and various combinations of the three. .
Check back Monday afternoon for reviews of:
ANGELOS Tony Perzow's new comedy set in a neighborhood barber shop; preceded by Dating Stories. Studio/Stage, 520 N. Western Ave., L.A.; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 5 p.m.; thru July 11, angelostheplay.com. (310) 807-4842.
ARCADIA Written by Tom Stoppard. Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2:30 p.m.; thru July 31. (626) 256-3809.
BEYOND A French cabaret show with dancers, aerialists, acrobats and a smoky torch singer., $35 Tuesday-Wednesday, $55 Thursday-Sunday. El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood; Tues.-Sat., 8:30 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.; thru July 25. 818-508-4200.
THE GIRL WHO WOULD BE KING Absolute Theatre and Full Circle Theatrics presents a gender-bending modern-day fairy tale. El Centro Theatre, 804 N. El Centro Ave., L.A.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; thru Aug. 1...
I AM A TREE "An unstable new comedy" by Dulcy Rogers. Elephant Space Theatre, 6322 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A.; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru July 17. (323) 962-0046.
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MARY LYNN SPREADS HER LEGS Mary Lynn Rajskub's new one-woman show. See GoLa., $20. Steve Allen Theater, at the Center for Inquiry-West, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., L.A.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru Aug. 27. (323) 666-4268.
OKLAHOMA! The Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, presented by Musical Theatre of Los Angeles. MET Theatre, 1089 N. Oxford Ave., L.A.; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m.; thru July 18. (323) 960-7735.
PRISCILLA'S PERFECT DAY Family musical about magical crayons, book by Diana Martin, songs by Richard Levinson. Lonny Chapman Group Repertory Theatre, 10900 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood; Sat., 11 a.m.; thru July 17. (818) 700-4878.
ST. NICHOLAS Written by Conor McPherson, performed by Michael McGee. SFS Theatre, 5636 Melrose Ave., L.A.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 4 p.m.; thru July 24. (323) 463-7378.