Theater Review: The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Home Alone at Rockwell Table & Stage

The popular Unauthorized Musical Parody Of (UMPO) series has another holiday-themed hit at Rockwell Table & Stage with their take on Home Alone, which is returning for its second year. In a refreshingly female-driven take on a movie that definitely does not pass the Bechdel test, this parody pokes fun at the blatant white privilege … More Theater Review: The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Home Alone at Rockwell Table & Stage

Theater Review: Something Rotten! at the Ahmanson Theatre

Just in time for the holidays, the rambunctious, crowd-pleasing national tour of Something Rotten! has opened at Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre. This original musical, which ran for nearly two years on Broadway and was nominated for 9 Tony Awards, is a rare show that is equally enjoyable for theatre aficionados and more casual patrons alike. … More Theater Review: Something Rotten! at the Ahmanson Theatre

Theater Review: Rotterdam at the Skylight Theatre

It’s New Year’s Eve in Rotterdam, and Alice (Miranda Wynne) is agonizing over a drafted email she has been meaning to send for a long time—an email in which she finally tells her parents she’s a lesbian. This is a long overdue revelation given that she has spent the past seven years living with her … More Theater Review: Rotterdam at the Skylight Theatre

Theater Review: Antaeus Theatre Company’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Les Liaisons Dangereuses is a story that would be best served with popcorn and red wine. Written by Christopher Hampton and based on Pierre Choderlos de Laclos’s 1782 novel of the same name, Liaisons opened at the Antaeus Theatre Company in Los Angeles this weekend in a sexy, provocative production that explores the despicable behavior of what … More Theater Review: Antaeus Theatre Company’s Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Theater Review: Bright Star at the Ahmanson Theatre

Trouble and happiness often go hand in hand, and there is plenty of both to be found in Bright Star, the charming bluegrass musical that just launched its national tour at Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles after a Broadway run last year. Written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell and inspired by … More Theater Review: Bright Star at the Ahmanson Theatre

The Return of the Unauthorized Musical Parody of Hocus Pocus at Rockwell Table & Stage and an Interview with Marissa Jaret Winokur

Just in time for Halloween, The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Hocus Pocus is back at Rockwell Table & Stage. Part of producer Kate Pazakis’s hit Unauthorized Musical Parody Of (UMPO) series, Hocus Pocus is back this year after a successful run in 2016. Written by Pazakis and John Flynn and directed by Peter Allen Vogt, … More The Return of the Unauthorized Musical Parody of Hocus Pocus at Rockwell Table & Stage and an Interview with Marissa Jaret Winokur

Theater Review: Belle Rêve Theatre Company’s Time Alone

As a title, one could say Time Alone has two meanings. One is literally that of time spent alone, without companionship. The other is more “time, alone,” a representation of the all-consuming and ever-changing perception of time and how it can affect our lives. Both are on display in this world premiere play, currently running at … More Theater Review: Belle Rêve Theatre Company’s Time Alone