Theater Review: Triptych Theatre Company’s Nocturne

“Fifteen years ago I killed my sister.” This shocking line opens Nocturne by Adam Rapp, an acclaimed play that first debuted in New York in 2001. Now being presented by the Triptych Theatre Company in a guest production at the VS. Theatre in Los Angeles, this beautifully written solo performance explores the unrelenting nature of … More Theater Review: Triptych Theatre Company’s Nocturne

Theater Review: Echo Theater Company’s The Cake

What happens when someone or something suddenly throws the belief system you have held your entire life into question? The Cake, a play by Bekah Brunstetter currently in its world premiere at the Echo Theater Company in Los Angeles, is a thoughtful and heartfelt examination of conservative values in increasingly liberal times, all hinging around … More Theater Review: Echo Theater Company’s The Cake

Theater Review: Love is a Dirty Word by Tilted Field and VS. Theatre Company

In the home where Giovanni Adams grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, sex was never a dirty word. After all, his mother worked with the youth population and often brought home t-shirts warning against the dangers of chlamydia as souvenirs of sorts for her sons. But the concept of love was approached in a different way … More Theater Review: Love is a Dirty Word by Tilted Field and VS. Theatre Company

TV Binge Report: Our Biggest Questions For Game Of Thrones Season 7

HBO will debut the seventh season of Game Of Thrones on July 16, which means we’re less than a month away from a return to the Seven Kingdoms. It’s one of the most popular shows on television, and with fans well aware that there are only two seasons remaining, people are expecting answers to some … More TV Binge Report: Our Biggest Questions For Game Of Thrones Season 7

Theater Review: The Pride at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

How much of the human experience is determined by the era you are born into? In The Pride, a play by Alexi Kaye Campbell currently in its Los Angeles premiere at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, one storyline takes place in 1958 and another in 2008. Both follow a core trio of … More Theater Review: The Pride at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Theater Review: Constellations at the Geffen Playhouse

She’s a quantum physicist, he’s a beekeeper. They meet at a barbecue. It’s a tale as old as time…but, what exactly is the meaning of time? Constellations, a play by Nick Payne currently in its Los Angeles premiere at the Geffen Playhouse, is an ambitious look at the infinite paths every relationship can take. Told … More Theater Review: Constellations at the Geffen Playhouse

Theater Review: The Solve It! Squad Returns by the Tin Can Brothers

Think about the foursome of teenage crime solvers from Scooby Doo. Now, think about what it might be like if something horrible happened to Scooby (I am truly sorry for leading you down this path) and the group fell apart as a result, only to be forced to reunite 20 years later to finally avenge … More Theater Review: The Solve It! Squad Returns by the Tin Can Brothers