Category Archives: Theater

Theatre 68’s “The Idiot Box”: Smartly Performed in Sharply Right Angled Black Box!

Some say, “Life is but a dream.” Others dub it a “bowl of cherries”, and certain movie characters’ mommas declare it a “box of chocolates.” (And just a regular box of chocolates, as opposed to an “‘idiot box’ of chocolates”.  … Continue reading

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Beyond Therapy: Young Star Maker Studio Debuts New Exciting Talent

Patrick Day of “Young Star Maker Studio” and acting-coach-to-the-stars has brought together a talented group of actors for an upcoming performance presented by The Whole Theatre at Young Actors Space called Beyond Therapy. Beginning tonight, June 5 ,and running each Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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The Eclectic Company Theatre’s “Curious Conversations: 8 Plays Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ & ‘Through the Looking Glass’”: Inspires Psychedelic Escapades and Tweedle Fun!

When we think of parallel universes, so often we muse upon existences wherein Pauley Shore is president of the United States rather than Barack Obama (Bud-dy!).  A reality wherein Elvis Presley, did NOT fake his own death, as in another … Continue reading

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Ted Lange’s “The Journals of Osborne P. Anderson”: Opens in a World Premiere to Awed and Standing Ovation!

People who need overthrowing?  This world will never experience a dearth of such disturbing denizens but none stand out so dramatically as slave owners and slave owner supporters the nation over–at the apex of the conflict that would ultimately foreshadow … Continue reading

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New American Theatre’s “63 Trillion”: Pricelessly Performed to Plentiful Applause!

What if the financial world as we knew it suddenly went “radioactive” and crashed more dramatically than in 2008? You’d see a lot more glassy-eyed, white knuckled white guys lope to safe deposit boxes than we’ve ever not seen the … Continue reading

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Mark Taper Forum’s Immediate Family: Yields Instant Intrigue, Outrage, and Integrity

You know how sometimes a man goes out and philanders? Ever wonder what would happen if all the children he had sired both legitimately and illegitimately came together?  Would they fight?  Would it be awkward?  Would they take to each … Continue reading

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Archway Studio Theatre’s “Deadwood Dick”: Magically Delicious (to Speak Nothing of the Slung Nuts)!

Imagine a world wherein you feel slightly like you are peeking in on a real life Gilbert and Sullivan Operetta, set it in the old west, throw in a dash of Sesame Street sketch sensibility and a pinch of bawdy … Continue reading

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Theater Review: Shakespeare in Hollywood

Shakespeare In Hollywood, now playing at the Neo Ensemble Theater, is a frothy cocktail of musical chairs with just a dash of cyanide to reflect the darkness of the Great Depression and the rise of the  a film that in … Continue reading

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The Fountain Theatre’s “I and You”: Life the Universe and Everything Explored in an Evening of Laughter, Tears, and Standing Ovation!

If I told you the entire universe could be found in a grain of sand this would not be a foreign concept. But what if I told you that it could be found in your average bedroom of a teenage … Continue reading

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“Afraid of Karma” Brings Cyrenne’s Dark Dream to Life

“If you get this in front of the right young women, you could change their lives.” The quote above is from show attendee Lexie Lowell about “Afraid of Karma,” an avant-garde multimedia show created by Harmony Jupiter (Cyrenne). “Karma” is about Jupiter … Continue reading

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