BINGO WITH THE INDIANS, a late night entry by Adam Rapp at Rogue Machine, is among the new productions being reviewed this coming weekend. Photo courtesy of Rogue Machine.
Check back here Monday afternoon for the review, plus reviews of Dame Edna at the Ahmanson; Hedda Gabler by the Ark Theater at the Hayworth; The Wooster Group's La Didione at REDCAT; The West Coast premiere of Matt Morillo's Apartment 6 & 9 at The Lounge Theatre in Hollywood; Dostoevsky's Notes From Underground at Zombie Joe's Underground; The U.S. premiere of Chris Brown and Sara Botsford's East of Berlin at the NoHo Arts Center; Tales of an Unsettled City: Encounters by Theatre Unleashed at the Avery Shreiber Theatre; and Itamar Moses' Bach at Leipzig at the Odyssey.
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SEPARATED AT BIRTH? Do Dame Edna (top) and Beverly Winwood (below) share the same, forlorn parents?
BEVERLY WINWOOD PRESENTS
Tony Sepulveda's hit showcase of painfully inept Hollywood wannabes, tutored by the insufferable acting coach, Beverly Winwood, plays Saturday, 8 p.m. at the Renberg Theatre as a benefit for L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center, 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood. Tickets here or call (323) 860-7300. (Dame Edna continues at the Ahmanson for two weeks. Info here.)
MORE GENDER CONFUSION: BECOMING A MAN IN 127 EASY STEPS
Scott Turner Schofield's solo theater work employs comedy, contradictions, multimedia storytelling and — oh yes — aerial acrobatics. The tale about he life of a guy who just happens have been born a girl. Highways Performance Space, 1651 18th Street, Santa Monica. (310) 315-1459.
Blank Theatre Company's 17th Nationwide Young Playwrights Festival contues through June 28 at Stella Adler Theatre, 6773 Hollywood Blvd. Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m. Sun., 2 & 7 p.m.Each week a different lineup of teen scribes selected from across the land. Info here.