Theater Review: The Niceties at Geffen Playhouse

Most people who went to college likely remember office hours as a phenomenon that you were glad existed, but rarely utilized. But in The Niceties, a play by Eleanor Burgess currently in its west coast premiere at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, office hours become a battleground between a professor and a student who … More Theater Review: The Niceties at Geffen Playhouse

Theater Review: Falsettos at the Ahmanson Theatre

Most people hear the term “falsetto” and think of the vocal technique used by male singers to sing notes above their natural range, often resulting in a sound that is strikingly high and, in a sense, untraditional. It is not very obvious why the musical Falsettos, which opened last night at Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson … More Theater Review: Falsettos at the Ahmanson Theatre

Theater Review: The Unauthorized Musical Parody of 10 Things I Hate About You at Rockwell Table & Stage

For the latest entry in the popular UMPO (Unauthorized Musical Parody Of) series at Rockwell Table & Stage, creator, writer, and executive producer Kate Pazakis has taken on 10 Things I Hate About You, the fan-favorite 1990s rom-com starring Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger. And I promise you’ll be more than just “whelmed” by this … More Theater Review: The Unauthorized Musical Parody of 10 Things I Hate About You at Rockwell Table & Stage