The Few

What’s it like to be lonely? Not just alone but pure existential isolation. How do people cope? The Old Globe’s world premiere production of "The Few" explores these questions, offering a poignant trip into the heart of darkness. Set in  ...

The Last Goodbye

And I've seen your flag on the marble arch And Love is not a victory march It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah If you ever wondered whether the world needs a rock opera rendition of "Romeo and Juliet,"  ...

The Sunshine Boys

"Sunrise, sunset," or so the song goes. Time passes, we get older, and another generation takes our place.  Maybe "The Sunshine Boys" is a little old and tired for yet another sunrise, but soldier on it does in the cavernous  ...

A Winter’s Tale, Cal Shakes

From left, Tristan Cunningham, L. Peter Callender, Aldo Billingslea and Margo Hall in "A Winter's Tale"Photo by Alessandra Mello   From "The Winter's Tale" by William ShakespeareDirected by Patricia McGregorCalifornia Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes), Orinda, Calif.Sept. 25-Oct.  ...

Humor Abuse, LA

  Created by Lorenzo Pisoni and Erica SchmidtPerformed by Lorenzo PisoniDirected by Erica SchmidtMark Taper Forum, Los AngelesThrough November 3, 2013 Judy Garland broke hearts singing, “Be a clown, be a clown, be a  ...

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

In Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” Anton Chekhov meets Absurdism and it’s love at first sight. From the fertile funny bone of the playwright who gave us “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for  ...

Parade, Philadelphia

Book by Alfred Uhry Music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown Co-conceived by Harold Prince Directed by Terrence J. Nolen Production conceived by Jorge Cousineau and Terrence J. Nolen Arden Theatre Company, Philadelphia Sept. 26 - Nov. 3, 2013  ...

A Weekend with Pablo Picasso, San Diego

  Written and performed by Herbert SiguenzaDirected by Todd SaloveySan Diego Repertory TheatreSept. 7 – Oct. 6, 2013 After watching A Weekend with Pablo Picasso, I felt something was missing, which troubled me. It was  ...

St. Jude, LA

Writer/actor Luis Alfaro in "St. Jude" at the Kirk Douglas TheatrePhoto by Craig Schwartz   Written and Performed by Luis AlfaroDirected by Robert EganKirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City, Calif.Through Oct. 6, 2013 I am tempted to  ...