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4/23/2014
Theater Reviews: Doctor Anonymous, L.A. Deli
(Photos by Ed Kreiger) Doctor AnonymousZephyr Theatre  |  7456 Melrose Ave., Hlywd.Through May 4  |  plays411.com/doctor* * * * The new play Doctor Anonymous by Guy Fredrick Glass has moments of brilliance, but it can’t quite reach the heights of its historical brethren. Set in 1972, the ...
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4/2/2014
Theater Reviews: For the Record: Tarantino, Classic Couples Counseling, A Steady Rain
Photo by Rony Alwin For the Record: Tarantino
DBA | 7969 Santa Monica Blvd., WeHoThrough May 17 | dbahollywood.com For the Record: Tarantino is back, and it’s more badass than ever! The long-running series has found a new home at DBA, right in the heart of West Hollywood. For those ...
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3/20/2014
Theater Reviews: Harmony, Slowgirl
HarmonyAhmanson Theatre | 135 N. Grand Ave., DTLAThrough April 13 | centertheatregroup.org ***** Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman’s Harmony is one of the most thrilling and moving pieces of theater to come along in years, the true story of six men who form a singing group in Germany ...
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3/10/2014
Theater Reviews: A Nice India Boy, Brief Encounters
A Nice Indian BoyEast West Players | 120 Judge John Aiso St., DTLAThrough March 23 | eastwestplayers.org Sort of a “My Big Gay Indian Wedding,” the new comedy A Nice Indian Boy is making its world premiere debut at the East West Players in Downtown L.A. Written by ...
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2/21/2014
Theater Reviews: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Firemen
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and SpikeMark Taper Forum  |  135 N. Grand Ave., DTLAThrough March 16  |  centertheatregroup.org In its West Coast premiere, Center Theatre Group’s uproariously funny and surprisingly heartrending production of Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike offers endless delights. With character ...
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1/31/2014
Theater Reviews: The Dead, On the Money
The Dead Greenway Court Theatre  |  544 N. Fairfax, L.A.Through Feb. 22  |  openfist.org As they begin a nomadic season after losing their Hollywood home, the award-winning Open Fist Theatre Company revives a 2008 production of The Dead, playwright Richard Nelson and composer Shaun Davey’s Tony-nominated adaptation of the ...
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1/28/2014
Theater Review: A Word or Two
When Christopher Plummer brings his glorious solo show about a lifelong love of literature to the Ahmanson Theatre for a few weeks, transforming the cavernous hall into a cozy living room with his sonorous and nuanced delivery of everything from Dylan Thomas to the Bible, one doesn’t review the event ...
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1/20/2014
Theater Reviews: I'll Go On, The Twilight of Schlomo
I’ll Go OnKirk Douglas Theatre | 9820 Washington Blvd., Culver CityThrough Feb. 9 | centertheatregroup.org As a young man, Harold Pinter discovered the spare, unforgiving landscape of Samuel Beckett’s fiction— particularly the trilogy of novels Molloy, Malone Dies and The Unnamable. Pinter wrote to a friend, “[Beckett] is ...
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1/6/2014
Theater Reviews: God's Gypsy, Walkin' In a Winter One-Hit Wonderland
God’s Gypsy Lillian Theatre  |  1076 Lillian Way, Hlywd. Through Jan. 12  |  godsygypsy.com Religious fervor, scandal in the Catholic Church and the horrifying rule of the Inquisition in 16th century Spain form the backdrop for actor-playwright Coco Blignaut’s three-hour biographical opus, God’s Gypsy, in its world-premiere run. Based on ...
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12/27/2013
Theater Review: The Steward of Christendom
The Steward of Christendom Mark Taper Forum | 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A. Through Jan. 5 | centertheatregroup.org After making his name playing countless square-jawed cops in 1980s films on the large and small screens, Brian Dennehy has built a career as one of the finest and most adventurous American ...
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