Theater Review: Runaway Home at the Fountain Theatre

How do you rebuild after a tragedy changes everything? This question is one of many posed in Runaway Home, a play by Jeremy J. Kamps currently in its world premiere at the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles. Set in the Lower 9th Ward neighborhood of New Orleans three years after Hurricane Katrina, this beautifully written, … More Theater Review: Runaway Home at the Fountain Theatre

Theater Review: A Tale of Two Cities at A Noise Within

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens has been a staple of western literature since its publication in 1859, and has been adapted many times over—as movies, television mini-series, radio shows, a short-lived Broadway musical, and plays. Writer Mike Poulton’s new play … More Theater Review: A Tale of Two Cities at A Noise Within

Theater Review: Echo Theater Company’s Nevertheless, She Persisted

Back in February, after Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke out against the confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, the Senate voted to silence her. During the comments following the vote, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recapped the events, he described Warren’s actions using the phrase “nevertheless, she persisted.” While this was intended as a … More Theater Review: Echo Theater Company’s Nevertheless, She Persisted

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

Who’s ready to party? The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Bridesmaids, the latest entry in producer Kate Pazakis’s Unauthorized Musical Parody Of (UMPO) series, opened this weekend at LA’s Rockwell Table & Stage and creates the perfect atmosphere for a celebratory night out. Co-directed by Christopher Youngsman and Tony Award winner (and UMPO alum) Marissa Jaret … More Theater Review: The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Bridesmaids at Rockwell Table & Stage

Theater Review: Antaeus Theatre Company’s As You Like It

“All the world’s a stage…” William Shakespeare’s classic comedy As You Like It features some of his most famous monologues and a great deal of whimsy. Currently being presented in Los Angeles by the Antaeus Theatre Company in a production that makes the four-centuries-old work feel fresh, this charming tale of shepherds, mistaken identity, and love … More Theater Review: Antaeus Theatre Company’s As You Like It

Theater Review: Triptych Theatre Company’s Nocturne

“Fifteen years ago I killed my sister.” This shocking line opens Nocturne by Adam Rapp, an acclaimed play that first debuted in New York in 2001. Now being presented by the Triptych Theatre Company in a guest production at the VS. Theatre in Los Angeles, this beautifully written solo performance explores the unrelenting nature of … More Theater Review: Triptych Theatre Company’s Nocturne