Chavez Ravine – Culture Clash

Culture Clash, the Latino comedy group that wrote and performed Chavez Ravine, looks to be having a wonderful time telling a forgotten bit of Los Angeles history at the Mark Taper Forum. The question is whether the show will  ...

Boy Gets Girl – Rebecca Gilman

Boy Gets Girl shifts from what could pass for slick dialogue on an episode of Sex and the City to a modern tragedy, something like a contemporary Daphne DeMaurier creation. No question, this is a good story, both entertaining  ...

First Love – Charles L. Mee

Proposed set by Sean Martin for a production of First Love Frederick Neumann and Ruth Maleczech in the New York production of First Love Two seventy-plus-year-old ex-communists falling in love at first  ...

Lucian Freud

Los Angeles The Museum of Contemporary Art February 9 - May 25, 2003 The Lucian Freud retrospective is a rich display of the artist's accomplishment ranging from his earliest works in the 1940's to  ...

Big Love – Charles L. Mee

Comedy, entertainment, but a whole lot more is served up in Big Love at the Pacific Resident Theater. This modern update of Aeschylus' The Suppliant Women shares little with the numerous other theater offerings this season which rewarm old  ...

Betrayal – Harold Pinter

An extramarital affair.Almost a cliche, yet to the people having the affair it can become the center of the universe.At least at the beginning. In Betrayal, playwright Harold Pinter works backwards.The first two scenes are in the present.Scene one,  ...

Communicating Doors – Alan Ayckbourn

If summer is a time for light amusement (and that seems to be the theory under which Hollywood studios and book review sections of newspapers operate), then by all means have a couple of Margueritas and go enjoy Communicating Doors.  ...