Theater Review: Quack at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

What happens when a popular television personality finds himself in the middle of a scandal? This topical question is at the center of Quack, a world premiere play by Eliza Clark currently playing at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre. Dr. Irving Baer (Dan Bucatinsky) is an endocrinologist who has built an empire of sorts … More Theater Review: Quack at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Theater Review: School Girls, Or, the African Mean Girls Play at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Teenage girls worldwide struggle with a number of the same issues—body image, fitting in at school, planning for the future, dealing with societal and familial pressures. But while many of these issues are universal, there are also major differences depending on where in the world girls grow up. School Girls, Or, the African Mean Girls … More Theater Review: School Girls, Or, the African Mean Girls Play at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Theater Review: Mutt House at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you could talk to dogs? For Eddie (Ryan McCartan), the main character in Mutt House, a new musical now in its world premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, this is his reality. An awkward loner with severe anxiety, Eddie has been working … More Theater Review: Mutt House at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Theater Review: Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

“Fugue” is a musical term, defined as a piece in which a melody is introduced by one voice, mimicked by others, and continues on by interweaving those parts. Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue, nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 2007 and written by Quiara Alegría Hudes as the first installment in her Elliot Trilogy, opened … More Theater Review: Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Theater Review: Big Night at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre

We all remember June 12, 2016, when 49 people were shot and killed at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in a terrorist attack and hate crime. Some may also remember that this horrible tragedy, the deadliest terrorist attack in the United States since September 11, 2001, fell on the eve of that year’s Tony … More Theater Review: Big Night at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre