Theater Review: Bollywood Kitchen, a Virtual Production from the Geffen Playhouse

Since the pandemic forced the temporary end of in-person theater, Geffen Playhouse audiences have performed magic tricks, solved puzzles, and investigated a cold case, all from the comfort and safety of their own homes. The latest Geffen Stayhouse offering brings new meaning to the phrase “dinner and a show.” In Bollywood Kitchen, based on filmmaker … More Theater Review: Bollywood Kitchen, a Virtual Production from the Geffen Playhouse

Theater Review: The Future, a Virtual Production from the Geffen Playhouse

Off the unprecedented success of their first virtual production, The Present, the Geffen Playhouse is doubling down on magic. And it makes sense—The Present sold out 251 performances, plus an additional 6,000 tickets for the closing night alone, when the audience was greatly expanded beyond its usual intimate number to allow more to experience magician … More Theater Review: The Future, a Virtual Production from the Geffen Playhouse

Theater Review: Citizen Detective, a Virtual Production from the Geffen Playhouse

Capitalizing on the true crime craze with their latest virtual production, the Geffen Playhouse continues to establish themselves as the preeminent source for virtual Los Angeles theater in pandemic times. Their latest “Geffen Stayhouse” offering, Citizen Detective, is part murder mystery party, part escape room, and part history lesson that cold case aficionados and Old … More Theater Review: Citizen Detective, a Virtual Production from the Geffen Playhouse

Theater Review: The Present, a Virtual Production from the Geffen Playhouse

The experience of The Present, the first fully virtual production from the Geffen Playhouse (currently dubbed “Geffen Stayhouse”) in Los Angeles, begins days before the performance when you receive a mysterious box in the mail. Over the last two months, as theaters around the world have shut down and most of us have sheltered in … More Theater Review: The Present, a Virtual Production from the Geffen Playhouse

Theater Review: Mean Girls on Broadway

Adapting a beloved movie for the stage is no simple task. There are those that have succeeded—Legally Blonde, Once, Bring it On. There are many more that have failed—Catch Me If You Can, Ghost, High Fidelity. Mean Girls opened on Broadway last month to mixed reviews and 12 Tony nominations, at least partially thanks to an undersaturated … More Theater Review: Mean Girls on Broadway

Theater Review: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

“You are at the opera, gonna have to study up a little bit if you wanna keep with the plot. ‘Cause it’s a complicated Russian novel, everyone’s got nine different names. So look it up in your program, we’d appreciate it, thanks a lot!” These are actual lyrics from the opening number of Natasha, Pierre … More Theater Review: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812

Exclusive Discount Offer for NY Theater Fans

New York theater fans, I am pleased to offer you On Stage & Screen‘s first exclusive discount for an exciting new production! Mint Theater Company is presenting a limited engagement of N.C. Hunter’s A Day By the Sea this summer. Described as “a warm, human and often humorous depiction of the ‘crisis’ of middle age,” this … More Exclusive Discount Offer for NY Theater Fans