Pilobolus (on tour)

Pilobolus (on tour) Ahmanson TheatreLos AngelesOctober 23 - 25, 2009http://www.pilobolus.com/Hopefully you are about to travel somewhere soon where you will have the opportunity to see this program.  There are twenty more performances on the Pilobolus 2009 schedule so it  ...

Eclipsed

EclipsedBY:  Danai GuriraDirected By:  Robert O'HaraKirk Douglas Theatre9820 Washington Blvd.Culver City, CASeptember 13 -  October 18, 2009http://www.CenterTheatreGroup.orgConfession:  When I read the advanced notices for Danai Gurira's Eclipsed, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre I was not thrilled. My reaction when  ...

Curtains – Rupert Holmes/John Kander/Fred Ebb

Remember, in the 50’s and 60’s, coming out of the theater after seeing a musical, with dancing feet and tunes already committed to memory? And what about feeling oh so sexy with cinched waists on either full skirted or  ...

The God of Hell – Sam Shepard

Pluto is the Greek god of the underworld, or Hades; it is also the root of the word plutonium. Plutonium: a chemical element that occurs in trace amounts in nature, but is manufactured in nuclear reactors and is used  ...

Bermuda Triangle – Renee Taylor/Joe Bologna

Okay, Bermuda Avenue Triangle is cute. Often it is even funny, but great theater? Fresh or original? No. Renee Taylor, Joe Bologna and Lainie Kazan are an old fashioned group in an old fashioned vehicle. A string of comedy  ...

The Cherry Orchard – Anton Chekhov

1999 film version with Charlotte Rampling and Alan Bates: The Cherry Orchard VHS The Cherry Orchard DVD One might ask, "Why another Cherry Orchard?" Chekhov saw The Cherry Orchard as a comedy, but rarely  ...

Dialectics of the Heart – Dale Griffiths Stamos

In a world where bare bottoms and bare breasts can be glimpsed on billboards and in family newspapers, and clothing is at its most titillating ever, there is a countervailing PC force afoot on campuses and in workplaces.Long overdue  ...

all wear bowlers – Geoff Sobelle and Trey Lyford

“all wear bowlers” is not a play, per se. It is both more and less. Definitely higher on sheer entertainment, silliness, and athleticism than the Center Theater Group’s typical offering, it is lacking in story, significance or meaning. This  ...