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Theater Reviews: Doctor Anonymous, L.A. Deli
(Photos by Ed Kreiger) Doctor AnonymousZephyr Theatre  |  7456 Melrose Ave., Hlywd.Through May 4  |* * * * 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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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 | 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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Theater Reviews: Harmony, Slowgirl
HarmonyAhmanson Theatre | 135 N. Grand Ave., DTLAThrough April 13 | ***** 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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Theater Reviews: A Nice India Boy, Brief Encounters
A Nice Indian BoyEast West Players | 120 Judge John Aiso St., DTLAThrough March 23 | 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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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  | 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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Theater Reviews: The Dead, On the Money
The Dead Greenway Court Theatre  |  544 N. Fairfax, L.A.Through Feb. 22  | 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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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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Theater Reviews: I'll Go On, The Twilight of Schlomo
I’ll Go OnKirk Douglas Theatre | 9820 Washington Blvd., Culver CityThrough Feb. 9 | 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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Theater Reviews: God's Gypsy, Walkin' In a Winter One-Hit Wonderland
God’s Gypsy Lillian Theatre  |  1076 Lillian Way, Hlywd. Through Jan. 12  | 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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Theater Review: The Steward of Christendom
The Steward of Christendom Mark Taper Forum | 135 N. Grand Ave., L.A. Through Jan. 5 | 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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