The latest NEW REVIEWS are embedded in this week's COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS

Also, this week's STAGE FEATURE on two plays set beyond the end of the word: Henry Murray's Treefall and Eugene Ionesco's The Chairs

is Lodestone Theatre Company's musical revue, opening this weekend, as part of its final season. Photo by Nic Cha Kim.

Other productions being reviewed this weekend include Chance Theatre Company's production of Hair in Anaheim Hills; Hamlet at Theatre 150 in Ojai;  As You Like It, presented by  Knightsbridge Theatre in Silver Lake; Contemporary Construction presented by Theatre Unleashed at the Sherry Theatre in North Hollywood; Fernando at Open Fist Theatre in Hollywood; Life Could Be a Dream (sequel to The Marvelous Wonderettes) at Hudson Mainstage in Hollywood; Rogue Machine's late night evening of new one-acts, Shorts and Sweets; El Verde: Viva La Frita! at Casa 0101 in Boyle Heights; Horror — Fest! and Seven Deadly Sins, both at  Zombie Joe's Underground in North Hollywood; and Cannibal! The Musical at Long Beach's Garage Theatre;

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comes to Highways Monday, August 17, 7:30 p.m., featuring Billy the Mime, Lizzy
Cooperman, Monrok, Holly Mills, and more. (310) 453.1755.

SON OF SEMELE FUNDRAISER tonight Friday, August 7, 2009, 7pm-midnight
Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Casino gaming begins at 7:30 p.m. Impersonation competitions (instructions below) at 9:00 p.m. Silent auctions, ongoing gaming, raffle prizes. Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock 2225 Colorado Blvd., LA, CA 90041

THE ORIGINAL GOLDDIGGERS appear at the El Portal in North Hollywood, nightly through August 8, at 8 p.m.; Sat., also at 3 p.m. and Sunday, August 9, 3 p.m. only. (818) 508-4200

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