Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me, LA

From left, Lloyd Pedersen, Evan L. Smith and Bert Emmett in "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me"Photo by Sherry Netherland ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ By Frank McGuinnessDirected by Gregg T. DanielProduced by Laura CokerLonny Chapman Theatre, North  ...

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, Berkeley

David Barlow and Annapurna Sriram in "Pericles, Prince of Tyre"Photo courtesy of mellopix.com ‘Pericles, Prince of Tyre’ By William ShakespeareConceived by Mark Wing-Davey with Jim CalderDirected by Mark Wing-DaveyBerkeley Repertory Theatre (Berkeley Rep)April 12-May 26, 2013 Incest, attempted murder,  ...

Stuck Elevator, SF

Julius Ahn (on platform) in "Stuck Elevator"Photo by Kevin Berne ‘Stuck Elevator’ Music by Byron Au YongLibretto by Aaron JafferisDirected by Chay YewAmerican Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)April 4-28, 3013 (world premiere) “Stuck Elevator” may not be the best theatrical  ...

A Doll’s House, San Diego

Gretchen Hall and Fred Arsenault in "A Doll's House"Photo by Henry DiRocco ‘A Doll’s House’ Written by Henrik IbsenAdaptation by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and Kirsten BrandtDirected by Kirsten BrandtThe Old Globe, San DiegoMarch 23 – April 21, 2013  ...

The Arsonists, Berkeley

Tim Kniffin (left) and Dan Hiatt in "The Arsonists"Photo by David Allen ‘The Arsonists’ By Max Frisch (translated by Alistair Beaton)Directed by Mark JacksonAurora Theatre Company, BerkeleyApril 5– May 12, 2013 Didn’t your mother tell you not to play  ...

The Mountaintop, San Diego

Larry Bates as MLK Jr. and Danielle Moné Truitt as Camae.Photo courtesy of the San Diego Rep‘The Mountaintop’ Written by Katori HallDirected by Roger Guenveur SmithSan Diego Repertory TheatreMarch 2 – 31, 2013 (West Coast Premiere) “The Mountaintop”  ...

End of the Rainbow, LA

‘End of the Rainbow’ By Peter QuilterDirected by Terry JohnsonMusic Director Jeffrey SaverWith Tracie Bennett, Michael Cumpsty, Erik Heger, Michael AndersonAhmanson Theatre, Los AngelesThrough April 21, 2013 Perhaps you are one of those folks who  ...

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, San Diego

Ken Barnett (left) and Jefferson Mays in "A Gentleman'sGuide to Love and Murder"Photo by Henry DiRocco ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’ Book by Robert L. FreedmanMusic by Steven LutvakLyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven LutvakDirected  ...

Fallaci, Berkeley

‘Fallaci’ By Lawrence WrightDirected by Oskar EustisBerkeley Repertory Theatre (world premiere)March 13-April 21, 2013 Fair disclosure: Rather like the young reporter in Lawrence Wright’s “Fallaci,” I regard the late Oriana Fallaci as a journalistic heroine. Her courage, her  ...

Fallen Angels, Pasadena

­Pamela J. Gray (left) and Katie MacNichol in "Fallen Angels" at The Pasadena PlayhousePhoto by Jim Cox 'Fallen Angels' By Noel CowardDirected by Art MankeThe Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, Calif.Feb. 3-24, 2013 "Fallen Angels," written by Noel Coward in  ...