The Exorcist, LA

Emily Yetter (foreground) and Brooke Shields in "The Exorcist" at the GeffenPhoto by Michael Lamont ‘The Exorcist’ By John PielmeierAdapted from the novel by William Peter BlattyDirected by John DoyleWith Richard Chamberlain and Brooke ShieldsGeffen Playhouse, Los AngelesThrough Aug.  ...

War Horse, LA (national tour)

‘War Horse’ Based on the novel by Michael MorpurgoAdapted by Nick StaffordIn Association with Handspring Puppet CompanyAhmanson Theatre, Los Angeles (national touring company)Through July 29, 2012 Los Angeles is the first stop on the national tour of “War  ...

Los Otros, LA

 ‘Los Otros’ Book and Lyrics by Ellen FitzhughMusic by Michael LaChiusaDirected by Graciela DanieleWith Julio Monge and Michele PawkMark Taper Forum, Los Angeles Through July 1, 2012 So there is this woman, just call her “Woman,” as it  ...

Follies, Los Angeles

Jan Maxwell in "Follies"Photo by Craig Schwartz ‘Follies’ Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by James GoldmanDirected by Eric SchaefferWith Jan Maxwell, Victoria Clark, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines, and Elaine PaigeAhmanson Theatre, Los AngelesThrough June 9, 2012 F.  ...

The Convert, LA

LeRoy McClain and Pascale Armand in "The Convert"Photo by T. Charles Erickson 'The Convert' By Danai GuriraDirected by Emily MannWith Pascale Armand, Zainab Jah, Leroy McClain, Kevin Mambo, Cheryl Lynn BruceKirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City (Los Angeles)Through May 19,  ...

Waiting for Godot, LA

Alan Mandell (left) and Barry McGovern in "Waiting for Godot"Photo by Craig Schwartz ‘Waiting for Godot’ By Samuel BeckettDirected by Michael ArabianWith Alan Mandell, Barry McGovern and James CromwellMark Taper Forum, Los AngelesMarch 14 – April 22, 2012 What  ...

Ballet Preljocaj, Davis, CA & LA

Two Views of ‘Blanche Neige’ (with two Snow Whites) Ballet PreljocajChoreography by Angelin PreljocajMusic by Gustav MahlerMondavi Center for the Performing ArtsUC Davis, Davis, CAMusic Center, Los Angeles (both part of U.S. tour)March 17 and 18  ...

Albert Herring, LA Opera

‘Albert Herring’ By Benjamin BrittenConducted by James ConlonDirected by Paul CurranLA OperaDorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los AngelesFeb. 25-March 17, 2012 In "Albert Herring" Benjamin Britten wraps serious music in a cloak of comic froth. The time is 1947. Britain  ...

Simon Boccanegra, LA Opera

‘Simon Boccanegra’ By Giuseppe VerdiDirected by Elijah MoshinskyConducted by James ConlonWith Plácido DomingoLA Opera, Music Center, Los AngelesThrough March 4, 2012 If you are not an opera aficionado, “Simon Boccanegra” is unlikely to be the first title that  ...

El Nogalar, LA

Sabina Zuniga Varela and Justin Huen in "El Nogalar"Photo by Ed Krieger 'El Nogalar' By Tanya SarachoDirected by Laurie WooleryThe Fountain Theatre, Los AngelesThrough March 11, 2012 “El Nogalar” means the pecan orchard, and, yes, author Tanya Saracho says  ...