LOL! LATINA ON THE LOOSE!
Mina Olivera's comedy show is among the productions being reviewed this weekend. For a complete list of assignments, press the More tab at the bottom of this page. Photo courtesy of the Los Angeles Theatre Center
PANDEMONIUM! A new production from the creators of Stomp using bottles, whirly toys, traffic cones, wood blanks, bellows, foot bumps, etc. et.c Four performances only, November 16-18 at Royce Hall, UCLA; Tickets here
Ensemble Studio Theatre — The Los Angeles Project concludes its new play readings series, Sat. and Sun from 1 p.m. thru the evening, at the theater's new space (shared with Circle X Theatre Company): Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039 (213) 368 9552. Here's a full schedule of the readings.
Check back late Monday/early Tuesday for new reviews of the following productions:
CRIMES OF THE HEART Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize winner about three dysfunctional sisters. David Henry Hwang Theater, 120 Judge John Aiso St., L.A.; Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; thru Dec. 5. (213) 625-7000.
LOL! LATINA ON THE LOOSE! Written and performed by Mina Olivera. Los Angeles Theater Center, 514 S. Spring St., L.A.; opens Nov. 12; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru Nov. 20. (866) 811-4111.
THE LIMITATIONS OF GENETIC TECHNOLOGY Luis Reyes' play about, uhm, the limitations of genetic technology Theatre of NOTE 1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hlywd.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 4 p.m.; thru Dec. 12. (323) 305-7200
THE LITTLE FLOWER OF EAST ORANGE Stephen Adly Guirgis' intergenerational ghost story. Elephant Stages' Lillian Theatre, 1076 N. Lillian Way, L.A.; opens Nov. 12; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.; thru Dec. 12, elephanttheatrecompany.com. (877) 369-9112.
MAESTRO: THE ART OF LEONARD BERSTEIN Hershey Felder re-creates the legendary composer. Geffen Playhouse, 10886 Le Conte Ave., Westwood; Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 3 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 & 7 p.m.; thru Dec. 12. (310) 208-5454.
ROCCOPELLA George Spielvogel's a-capella one-man show. Dragonfly, 6510 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A.; Sun., 6 p.m.; thru Dec. 19. (323) 466-6111.
ROCK 'N' ROLL Tom Stoppard's take on Eastern Bloc Czechoslovakia's democratic movement. Open Fist Theatre, 6209 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; thru Dec. 18. (323) 882-6912.
SUGAR DADDY Fielding Edlow's comedy about one woman's battle with cupcakes. Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru Nov. 20. (323) 469-9988.
YES SVETLANA, THERE IS A GRANDFATHER FORST Jeff Goode's political comedy about the most wonderful time of the year in Soviet Russia. Luna Playhouse, 3706 San Fernando Road, Glendale; opens Nov. 13; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.; thru Dec. 19. (800) 838-3006.