Amadeus – Peter Shaffer

Peter Shaffer’s Amadeus is a tremendously powerful meditation on the nature of artistic inspiration that cruelly inducts its own audience into the ranks of "mediocrities" -- those capable of appreciating genius without actually having it. It is both a  ...

Exits and Entrances – Athol Fugard

It is not often that a new work by an acclaimed playwright opens in a very small theater.Exits and Entrances not only debuted at the 78 seat Fountain Theater on the east side of Hollywood, it was expressly written for  ...

Endgame – Samuel Becket

Director Matthew Warchus has given Beckett’s bleak 1957 comedy an even bleaker production. The world is coming to an end. Trapped in a strange room, the blind and bullying Hamm (Michael Gambon) and his shambling, hapless servant Clov (Lee  ...

Defender of the Faith – Stuart Carolan

Comedian Stuart Carolan’s first play is a surprisingly dark and intense thriller set in 1980s Northern Ireland. Five years after the celebrated 1981 hunger strikes and in the midst of the paranoia surrounding the "supergrass" informers in the Republican  ...

Cavalia

Cavalia, directed by Normand Latourelle, formerly of Cirque de Soleil, is like a dream: beautiful white horses, music, Lord of the Rings-style costumes, and people flying all over the place. A hybrid circus that travels around in its own  ...

Enlightenment – Shelagh Stephenson

Shelagh Stephenson's previous works The Memory of Water and Five Kinds of Silence both featured characters haunted by the absence of family members. In both plays a character who exerted powerful influence in the past but who was now  ...