Category Archives: Theater

Noho Arts Center’s New Musical Reunion: Reminds You Just How Good it is to be the Nerd Sometimes!

Aaaah high school reunions: The only party to which you will ever be invited amidst a group of people wherein you may not have felt so welcome yourself at one time or another; the only gathering that allows for a … Continue reading

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Theatre West and Storybook Theatre’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes”: Has Them—and Some Gosh Darned Smashing Ones to Boot!

Imagine if you will, all the giddiness of Sesame Street, the didactic intent of Mister Rogers with a dash of imagined cartoonishness of The Electric Company’s Letterman (minus the voice of Gene Wilder, but replaced by the buoyant, lilting cadence … Continue reading

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Eclectic Company Theatre’s “Timeshare”: An Evening with which you Will Not Mind Sharing any of Your Own, Whether or Not you Opt for the Nonexistent Flat Screen TV Thereafter!

Letters offering glam vacation spots to you and your mate whether you are mated or not: We’ve all received them.  Like a communiqué inquiring as to whether or not one might be so inclined as to join a secret society … Continue reading

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The Stars Come Out To Shine at Skylight Theatre Company’s Salute to Ed Asner

“Tonight I feel like I’ve been reborn, because through the many things that you have said, the memories that you have shared tonight, I feel like I have come to know myself all over again!”- Ed Asner, addressing the audience … Continue reading

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Family-friendly Halloween Fun

THE GHOST TRAIN IN GRIFFITH PARK 7pm – 10pm 5202 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, 90027 $15 Chosen by Offbeat LA as their kitschy pick, The Ghost Train at LA Steamers runs from 7pm until 10pm tonight and tomorrow, November 1st. … Continue reading

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Skylight Theatre Salutes Ed Asner with Special Birthday Celebration

“I am both touched and flattered that the Skylight Theatre Company has chosen to honor me this Sunday, November 1st, at their 2015 Salute and Fundraiser. I am very fortunate to have had a long and wonderful career as an … Continue reading

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World Premiere of Matt Chait’s “Disinherit the Wind”: A Sound and Just Answer Unraveling, yet Simultaneously Enhancing, Everything Ever Taught by Charles Darwin

What if, after decades of learning and embracing the teachings of Charles Darwin, the pendulum slowly began to swing back from whence it came…? Actor/Playwright Matt Chait sets out to explore this very notion in his latest, most cogitation-inducing play … Continue reading

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Halloween Events in LA 2015

HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS Friday 10/30 ALONE  [AN EXISTENTIAL HAUNTING] (Saturday 10/31 is sold out) Time slots available on the hour from 7pm – 10pm Downtown LA $55 Alone is a 30 minute psychological journey into your nightmares that you must embark upon alone. Instead … Continue reading

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Zombie Joe’s Tour Of Terror: Hell on Earth Comes to NoHo

Zombie Joe’s Underground is a tiny crackerbox-sized indie theater with a facade that gives little clue to the clever perversity within. You definitely do not want to take your little nephew Marky to see this. This award winning haunt has … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Six Halloween 2015 Picks… Kitschy, Campy, Creepy, Historic, Retro & Creative

While autumn settles into the East Coast with cooler temperatures and multi-colored leaves in early September, we brave Angelenos often suffer our hottest heat waves well into early October. After a few weeks of 100 degree scorchers we are eager … Continue reading

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