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Los Angeles Theatre

Equity Wars: All's Quiet on the Western Front

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 07.13.2015 | Los Angeles
Hoyt Hilsman

Maybe it's the summer doldrums, but an uneasy quiet has settled in on the Western Front war between Actors' Equity and LA's 99-seat theater movement.

To Stage or Not to Stage: East to West

Todd Felderstein | Posted 05.15.2015 | Arts
Todd Felderstein

When Hamlet exclaims, "The play's the thing!" he is about to become a scribe. Of course, this is simply a plot device -- Shakespeare, considered one of the best writers in history, had a plan for his young prince. But isn't this true of all great playwrights?

2013 Top Ten L.A. Theatre Productions

Brad Schreiber | Posted 03.01.2014 | Los Angeles
Brad Schreiber

You'll see no numbers next to these exemplary, Los Angeles-area theatre productions, for they all deserve the greatest respect.

Tim Cummings' Passage to The Normal Heart

Carla Escoda | Posted 11.18.2013 | Arts
Carla Escoda

"It was profound, and admittedly a little nutty, but more importantly, it was one of the first times I realized something about myself as an actor: I am deeply committed to the work; I am very particular about the conveyance of the playwright's truths, be they fact or fiction."

Weekend of Theatre in Southland Proves Unforgettable

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 03.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Charles Karel Bouley

From innovative, enormous productions like War Horse, to fun, well-acted and crafted smaller productions like Around the World in 80 Days, theatre is alive and well in the Southland right now, so get to a play soon.

Memphis: A Fantasical, Relevant Musical

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 10.01.2012 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

A stellar cast, a great venue and a relevant musical: what more could one ask for in a night of theater? See Memphis when you can.

Tennessee Williams' Baby Doll at the Elephant Theatre Company in Hollywood

James Scarborough | Posted 03.12.2012 | Los Angeles
James Scarborough


Bent, Long Beach Shakespeare Company

James Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Scarborough

Bent reads as testament, describing the vibrant gay scene in Berlin that devolves into a tale of horror, of two men on the run in Nazi Germany, one of whom ends up in a concentration camp.