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  ...

Electricidad – Luis Alfaro

Learning that Electricidad, is an adaptation of Sophocles’ Electra, should not deter even the most classic-aversive among theater goers from indulging in the wit and wisdom of MacArthur-genius-award-winning-playwright Luis Alfaro’s new play.In fact it is totally unnecessary to know  ...

Golda’s Balcony – William Gibson

Fresh from her Tony-nominated, record-breaking New York run, Tovah Feldshuh has brought the one woman show, Golda’s Balcony, to the Wadsworth Theatre in West Los Angeles. Golda, of course, is Golda Meir, Israel’s Prime Minister from 1969 to 1974.Her  ...