By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, LA

Amanda Detmer (left) and Sanaa Lathan in the Geffen's "By the Way, Meet Vera Stark"Photo by Michael Lamont ‘By the Way, Meet Vera Stark’ By Lynne NottageDirected by Jo BonneyWith Sanaa Lathan, Amanda DetmerGeffen Playhouse, Los AngelesThrough Oct. 28,  ...

Allegiance, San Diego

‘Allegiance - A New American Musical’ Directed by Stafford Arima Music and Lyrics by Jay Kuo Book by Marc Acito, Jay Kuo, and Lorenzo ThioneChoreography by Andrew PalmeroThe Old Globe, San DiegoSept. 7 – Oct. 21, 2012  ...

Glengarry Glen Ross, La Jolla, Calif.

'Glengarry Glen Ross' By David MametDirected by Christopher AshleyLa Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, Calif.Sept. 18 – Oct. 21, 2012 Middle-class dreams: a good living, a winning lottery ticket, perhaps a place in the country to unwind. David Mamet’s  ...

Heartless, NY

The cast of Signature Theatre's production of "Heartless" Photo by Joan Marcus 'Heartless' Written by Sam Shepard Directed by Daniel Aukin Signature Theatre, New York City Through Sept. 30, 2012 Sam Shepard’s new play Heartless at Signature Theater  ...

Cherry Docs, LA

Mark Cecil (left) and Alan Blumenfeld in "Cherry Docs"Photo by Ian Flanders ‘Cherry Docs’ By David GowDirected by Kalo GowWith Alan Blumenfeld and Mark CecilThe Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga Canyon, Calif.Through Oct. 13, 2012 From our earliest school  ...

The Elaborate Entrace of Chad Deity, Berkeley

Beethovan Oden (foreground) and Tony Sancho in "Chad Deity"Photo by David Allen ‘The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity’ By Kristoffer DiazDirected by Jon TracyAurora Theatre Company, Berkeley, Calif.Aug. 24-Sept. 30, 2012 The smell of the greasepaint; the roar of  ...

Chinglish, Berkeley

Michelle Krusiec and Alex Moggridge in Berkeley Rep’s "Chinglish"Photo courtesy of kevinberne.com ‘Chinglish’ By David Henry HwangDirected by Leigh SilvermanBerkeley Repertory Theatre, Berkeley, Calif.Aug. 29-Oct. 21, 2012 Ka-ching! David Henry Hwang’s “Chinglish” is right on the money. The laugh-filled  ...

Elephant Room, LA

The three guys from New Jersey who perform magic tricks in "Elephant Room"Photo by Craig Schwartz ‘Elephant Room’ Created by Trey Lyford, Geoff Sobelle, and Steve CuiffoDirected by Paul LazarKirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City, Calif.Through Sept. 16, 2012 Looking  ...

An Iliad, La Jolla, Calif.

‘An Iliad’ Written by Denis O’Hare and Lisa PetersonDirected by Lisa PetersonLa Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla, Calif.Aug. 11-Sept. 9, 2012 The Trojan War has never been more enthralling or thought provoking than in this La Jolla Playhouse adaptation  ...