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Woody's Order! - Theatre Review

Posted By Joshua Kahn

by Joshua Kahn An overly-long montage of fascinating home videos from the 1950s introduces us to the Talman clan. Even though we don't yet know their names, a couple things stick out immediately: first is the serene, peaceful nature of that ...

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Elevator - Theatre Review

Posted By Joan Alperin

by Joan Alperin Written and directed by Michael Leoni, Elevator is one of the most original and entertaining plays I've seen recently. I knew I was in for something special the moment I walked into the Coast Playhouse. The play had a first, year-long ...

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An American in Paris - Theatre Review

Posted By Jen Brown

by Jen Brown Inspired by the 1951 Academy Award winning film of the same name, An American in Paris opened at the Palace Theatre on Broadway in April 2015 and closed over a year and a half later. The current national tour opened in the autumn of 2016 ...

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The Snow Geese - Theatre Review

Posted By Joshua Kahn

by Joshua Kahn These days, it's not too surprising that theatre companies everywhere are champing at the bit to present politically relevant works, and the Independent Shakespeare Company is no exception. But here they've taken the action to the ...

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Malicious Bunny - Theatre Review

Posted By Rachel Flanagan

by Rachel Flanagan Could you ever love someone so much that you would kill for them? That is what Jonathan Wicks must ask himself when his wife Angela proposes he commits a double homicide in the world premiere of the Bryan Fox directed Malicious ...

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Finding Neverland - Theatre Review

Posted By Rachel Flanagan

by Rachel Flanagan Most people know the story of Peter Pan, the Lost Boys, Tinkerbell and their adventures fighting pirates and the treacherous Captain Hook. Just as extraordinary as pixie dust is how J.M. Barrie came to create Peter Pan or The Boy ...

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Transition - Theatre Review

Posted By Joshua Kahn

by Joshua Kahn By the 2020 election there will surely be many plays, films, concept albums and all manner of artistic rebuke of Donald Trump's term in office. Ray Richmond, making his playwriting debut with the new comedy Transition, is boldly ...

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Die, Mommie, Die! - Theatre Review

Posted By Bill Garry

by Bill Garry Charles Busch's Die, Mommie, Die! , which premiered in LA in 1999, returns in a riotous new production at the Celebration Theatre. The show is a grand old party (in more ways than one) in the tradition of "Grande Dame Guignol" - campy, ...

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Married People - Theatre Review

Posted By Joan Alperin

by Joan Alperin Every so often you go the theatre and get pleasantly surprised by what you are seeing on stage. That's exactly what happened to me when I attended the opening of a brand-new play at Zephyr Theatre. Married People: A Comedy is an ...

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Liana and Ben - Theatre Review

Posted By Rachel Flanagan

by Rachel Flanagan Circle X Theatre Co's world premiere of Liana and Ben, written by Susan Rubin and directed by Mark Bringleson at the Atwater Village Theatre tells creates a retelling of Faust. In simple terms, Faust is a man who becomes bored with ...

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Circus 1903 - Theatre Review

Posted By Bekah Caden

by Bekah Caden Full of whimsy and some of the most incredible skill you'll ever see, Circus 1903 revives a turn of the century tradition in splendor. Replaced by fairs, festivals and theme parks, touring circuses are few and far between these days. ...

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33 Variations - Theatre Review

Posted By Bekah Caden

by Bekah Caden As one the most influential composers of all time, Beethoven's legacy weighs heavily on this production, and playwright Moises Kaufman puts his reverence for art centerstage. 33 Variations follows two stories. Ludwig van Beethoven ...

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Game of Thrones the Musical - Theatre Review

Posted By Joshua Kahn

by Joshua Kahn You've got Silence! , the "Silence of the Lambs" musical. You've got Bayside! , the "Saved By the Bell" musical. You've even got Thrones! , another Game of Thrones musical currently playing in Los Angeles. The world is rife with parody ...

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The Princess and the Frog - Theatre Review

Posted By Jen Brown

by Jen Brown What happens to a frog when kissed by a Princess? It turns back into a Handsome Prince, of course! But not before he has learned to be gracious and good and a little less self-obsessed. Storybook Theatre productions always impart ...

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Plasticity - Theatre Review

Posted By Bill Garry

by Bill Garry Plasticity, now running at the Hudson Guild Theatre in Los Angeles, is a remarkable production. A single actor (Alex Lyras, who co-wrote the play with director Robert McCaskill) plays ten separate characters, interacting with the ...

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