This latest NEW THEATER REVIEWS are embedded within this week's COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS; also, see this week's THEATER FEATURE on El Ogrito (The Ogreling) and Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo


Freudenstein: The Monster Lives Photo courtesy of The New LATC

As part of the New LATC's internatinonal programming, a Mexican production of Ana Francis Mor's cabaret-style “homo opera farce” plays out the Frankenstein legend from Mexico City with two female actors. Performances in Spanish with English supertitles at the New LATC, 514 S. Spring Street downtown; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m. Tickets here or call  (213) 489-0994 Ext. 107.

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Circle X Theatre Company presentes  a reading tonight (Wednesday) of Deron Bos' Putting the Days to Bed, directed by Ken Sawyer at Studio Stage, 520 North Western Ave., 8 p.m.


As part of its Living Room Series,

Blank Theatre Company hosts a reading of Steven Leigh Morris' comedy,

Stalin's Secretary, Monday, May 25, 8 p.m., directed by Jessica

Kubzansky 2nd Stage, 6500 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood.


co-op neighbors are at war over the presence of domesticated chickens

in the back yard,  one neighbor is defiantly trying to buy up the

building, and Joseph Stalin has crashed through the roof – only to be

elected President  of the Homeowners' Association!  This subversive new

comedy reveals the many different meanings of “home” as it jaywalks

across the intersection of civil rights and domestic security.”

LA Weekly