Dreamgirls, LA

Dreamgirls Photo: Joan MarcusBook & Lyrics:  Tom EyenMusic:  Henry KriegerDirected & Choreographed by: Robert LongbottomStarring:  Moya Angela, Chester Gregory, Syesha Mercado, Chaz Lamar Shepperd, Adrienne Warren, and Trevon DavisAhmanson Theatre, Los Angeles Through April 4, 2010http://www.CenterTheatreGroup.org“Dreamgirls” has opened on  ...

Kings of the Dance, LA

Kings of the Dance2010 tourJose Manuel CarreñoGuillaume CoteMarcelo GomesDavid GomesDavid HallbergJoaquin De LuzDenis MatvienkoDesmond RichardsonAhmanson Theatre, Los Angeleshttp://www.ardani.com/tours-kings.phpClose your eyes.  Picture a classical ballet.  Got that?  If you are like the rest of us, probably your picture includes one  ...

Female of the Species, LA

Female of the SpeciesBy:  Joanna Murray-SmithDirection:  Randall ArneyWith: Annette BeningThe Geffen PlayhouseThrough March 14, 20010http://www.geffenplayhouse.comPhoto by Michael LamontIt is fun for awhile, watching Annette Bening as the no-holds-barred, foul mouthed, raging feminist author spewing angry word plays, and looking  ...

Just 45 Minutes from Broadway, LA

Just 45 Minutes from Broadway By:  Henry JaglomDirected by:  Gary ImhoffEdgemar Center for the Arts, Main StageSanta Monica, CAThrough April, 20010http://www.edgemarcenter.orgDavid Garver and Tanna Frederick in 'Just 45 Minutes From Broadway.'  Photo:Ed Krieger45 minutes, but oh, so far away.   ...

Palestine, New Mexico–LA

Palestine, New Mexico BY  Richard Montoya for Culture ClashMark Taper ForumLos AngelesThrough January 24, 2010http://www.CenterTheatreGroup.orgPhoto: Craig SchwartzWhat on earth happened?  The combination of the Chicano performance troupe, Culture Clash, and the Mark Taper Forum has been wonderful in the  ...

Equivocation, LA

EquivocationBy Bill CainDirection by David EsbjornsonWith Joe Spano & Harry GroenerGeffen Playhouse, Los AngelesNovember 10 – December 20, 2009geffenplayhouse.comPatrick J. Adams as King James and Connor Trinneer as Robert Cecil. Photo by Michael LamontYou will love it or you  ...

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  ...