The Devil's Wife - Skylight Theatre
Posted By Joshua Kahn
By Joshua Kahn The Skylight Theatre presents another world premiere with Tom Jacobson's The Devil's Wife, a pulpy, comedic melodrama, heavily steeped in the world of 19th Century moralistic fables. Its roots as a European folktale become immediately ...
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Any Night - Theatre Review
Posted By Rachel Flanagan
By Rachel Flanagan Is it a sleepwalker's nightmare or a sweet love story? Any Night at Sacred Fools Theater will have you hooked on finding out. Anna (Marie Fahlgren) is an attractive young woman looking for a new place to start over. Thanks to a ...
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Apathy Killed the Cat - Hollywood Fringe Festival Review
Posted By Rachel Flanagan
By Rachel Flanagan Apathy Killed the Cat is a one-act play written and directed by Ryan Lisman and premiering at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival. The play centers around an unstable playwright named Colin (Aaron Stall). Colin is slowly losing his ...
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The Amitycode - Hollywood Fringe Festival Review
Posted By Harrison Held
By Harrison Held Photo by Nick Cimiluca I had a terrific time at the Hollywood Fringe Festival last night watching the 10 pm performance of the must see play The Amitycode written by and starring the talented Devin Crittenden at the intimate ...
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1001 Minutes of New Musicals - Hollywood Fringe Festival Review
Posted By Bill Garry
By Bill Garry I think of the Hollywood Fringe Festival as creative anarchy -- independent writers, composers, actors and producers put on hundreds of shows with just as many goals in mind. Some want to be discovered, some want to hone their craft, ...
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The Interference - Hollywood Fringe Festival Review
Posted By Erin Fair
By Erin Fair It is a tale as old as time, but The Interference is no fairytale; it's a story of sexual violation. Before the play begins, the audience walks in and the stage is littered with a cast of thirteen front and center. They sit very still ...
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Tough Brown Leather - Hollywood Fringe Festival Review
Posted By Erin Fair
By Erin Fair Two chairs adorn the minimalist stage, framing the performer and a projector shining on a white screen. The lights in the theater go down and the screen displays a singular image of four black girls holding hands and partaking in a ...
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Dogfight - Theatre Review
Posted By Joshua Kahn
By Joshua Kahn The talented young ensemble of After Hours Theatre Company attempts their biggest production yet with the spirited staging of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul's Dogfight at the Hudson Theatre. The musical, based on the 1991 film of the same ...
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Book of Mormon - Theatre Review
Posted By Rachel Flanagan
By Rachel Flanagan What do you get when you mix the writers of an animated series that follows cartoon children on foul-mouthed adventures with a Broadway musical comedy about two mismatched Mormon missionaries sent to Uganda to spread the word of ...
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Species Native to California - Theatre Review
Posted By Annette Semerdjian
By Annette Semerdjian Species Native to California is a tale about the significance of land, especially in the age of current political turmoil. Inspired by Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard and the Mexican folk tale of La Llorona, Dorothy ...
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Lucky Stiff - Theatre Review
Posted By Bill Garry
By Bill Garry There's something really wholesome about seeing a show at the Actors Co-Op in Hollywood. The troupe's home is at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, which has a beautiful, pristine campus on the northern edge of Hollywood with ...
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Fefu and Her Friends - Theatre Review
Posted By Annette Semerdjian
By Annette Semerdjian "Theatre is life! Life is theatre," exclaims Caro Zeller who plays Emma in the internationally cast Fefu and Her Friends. Emma is just one of the characters that comes from all walks of life and further adds to the theatrics of ...
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The Awful Grace of God - Theatre Review
Posted By Rachel Flanagan
By Rachel Flanagan Seasoned actor Michael Harney, widely known as Inmate Counselor Sam Healy in the Netflix original Orange Is the New Black, brings to the stage an evening of six one-act plays in The Awful Grace of God. Harney reunites with Director ...
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Lord of the Underworld's Home for Unwed Mothers - Theatre Review
Posted By Annette Semerdjian
By Annette Semerdjian Lord of the Underworld's Home for Unwed Mothers is not only a great name for a metal band but also the title of Skylight Theatre's new play. Written by Louisa Hill, the story spans from the 60s to the 90s beginning with Dee who ...
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Rabbit Hole - Theatre Review
Posted By Rachel Flanagan
By Rachel Flanagan Rabbit Hole, directed by Eric Hunicutt, is David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer-Prize winning play that tells a tale of a family struck by the emotional whirlwind of a tragedy. As they struggle to regain their footing, the world around ...
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