Theater Review: The Solid Life of Sugar Water at Deaf West Theatre

What does intimacy look like after two people have been forever changed by a devastating tragedy? The Solid Life of Sugar Water, a play by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) currently in its US premiere at Deaf West Theatre in Los Angeles, follows a young couple as they attempt to connect sexually for … More Theater Review: The Solid Life of Sugar Water at Deaf West Theatre

Theater Review: Pasadena Playhouse and Deaf West Theatre’s Our Town

“Does anyone ever realize life while they live it?” When Our Town, Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer-winning classic play that examines small town American life through a meta play-within-a-play format, first premiered, the Pasadena Playhouse became of the first theaters to produce it in 1939. Now, for their 100th season, they are presenting the play once more in … More Theater Review: Pasadena Playhouse and Deaf West Theatre’s Our Town

Theater Review: Deaf West Theatre’s Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo

“Do you want to know what happened at the zoo?” If you do, make your way to the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, home to the new Deaf West production of Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo—although be warned, the actual answer to that question is far from the point of the … More Theater Review: Deaf West Theatre’s Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo

Theater Review: Spring Awakening at Deaf West

When Deaf West Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening begins, two actresses, both playing Wendla, face each other from opposite sides of a mirror that sits center stage. The music starts to play and one Wendla (Katie Boeck) begins singing “Mama Who Bore Me”, accompanying herself on the guitar, while her counterpart (Sandra Mae Frank) begins … More Theater Review: Spring Awakening at Deaf West