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"Bad Jews" Makes Good Theatre: A Viciously Funny Play at the Geffen!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.18.2016 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I might venture to say that non-Jews will have a greater objective understanding of the dynamics of this viciously funny play than we Jews, who bring all of our history and prejudices to it.

"Switzerland" At the Geffen Stars a Wondrous Laura Linney!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.17.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I have visited Switzerland a half-dozen times in my life, mainly to ski and socialize in St. Moritz and to dine at what was once considered the finest restaurant in Europe, therefore the world.

"The Night Alive" - Irish & Intriguing at Geffen Playhouse!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.16.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I have always had an affinity for plays by and/or about the Irish, probably because of a class in Irish literature I took long ago at NYU Uptown (when there was an NYU Uptown).

Hershey Felder Dazzles as Irving Berlin!

Jay Weston | Posted 01.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

My lovely companion was European and only knew that Irving Berlin had been a famous American songwriter. I have been writing about Mr. Berlin for many years and listening to his music all my life, so I thought I knew all about him.

Annette Bening's One Woman Show at the Geffen Playhouse!

Jay Weston | Posted 06.22.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I'm in love with Annette Bening. Yes, I know that she's married to the most famous lothario in the Western World. But a guy can dream, can't he? Ever...

Geffen Postpones Pinter's The Birthday Party!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

It came as a shock to the entire Los Angeles theatrical community. Friday's announcement by the Geffen Playhouse's Artistic Director Randall Arney: "D...

'Yes, Prime Minister' Debuts at Geffen Playhouse

Jay Weston | Posted 08.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Why should an American audience of fairly sophisticated theatregoers (yes, we are) go to the Geffen Playhouse (10886 LeConte, Ave. Westwood (310) 208-...

Urs Fisher Art Exhibit at MOCA and Geffen Is Astonishing

Jay Weston | Posted 06.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I think that MOCA and its Geffen Contemporary offshoot, are really fulfilling their missions under the direction of a fellow named Jeffrey Deitch.

Build - Geeks at the Geffen!

Jay Weston | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The very talented Will Frears directed Build, playing at the Geffen Playhouse. This work is billed as being the world premiere and won the Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award.

Huffington Post Exclusive Music World Premiere: On The Twentieth Anniversary Of Nevermind, SPIN Curates A Tribute Album (Audio)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

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Eureka: A Conversation With Rooney's Robert Schwartzman and Ned Brower

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Named after Ed Rooney -- everyone's favorite principal from Ferris Bueller's Day Off -- Rooney has amassed major chart success and three rowdy, unpretentious albums full of clever lyrics and hook-filled melodies.

Beatles For Sale, John Leckie Interview on The Stone Roses, This Week's New Albums, plus Scott Weiland, Jason Mraz, and Glee

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the release of stereo and mono box sets, individual album reissues, and their own edition of Rock Band, The Beatles finally have stepped into the 21st century in a major way.