With summer right around the corner, many LA theater companies are announcing which shows will keep us entertained into next year and beyond. Since there are so many wonderful theater options out there in this great city, I wanted to do a round-up of some of the exciting shows we can expect moving forward. Where: … More Previewing the 2016-2017 LA Theater Season
Early on in Get. That. Snitch., a world premiere production currently playing at the Atwater Village Theatre, the narrator proclaims it is a story of “men, guns, and getting what you want.” The subtitle is “the world’s most dangerous play,” the producers offer complimentary earplugs, and there’s a warning posted about the loud sound effects and graphic content … More Theater Review: Great Minds Creative Productions’ Get. That. Snitch.
There are few better places to witness all the stereotypes Los Angeles has to offer than a Starbucks. Cafe Society, a new comedic play set in one of the ubiquitous coffee shops, examines our cultural obsession with technology and social media and how that is affected (or unaffected) by an actual real-life crisis. Produced by … More Theater Review: Cafe Society at Odyssey Theatre
If you were alive in the 90s, you need to get yourself down to LA’s Rockwell Table & Stage to see The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Cruel Intentions. I didn’t quite know what to expect when I attended this past Friday night, but boy did I enjoy every second. For starters, I am slightly embarrassed to admit … More Theater Review: Cruel Intentions (The Unauthorized Musical Parody)
After seeing Carrie at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts this past weekend, I understood immediately why the 1988 Broadway production went down in history as one of the most notable and expensive flops of all time. There is simply no world in which this musical is a Broadway show, but that does … More Theater Review: Carrie the Musical at La Mirada
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