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The Bullpen -- Repeat Offenders Welcomed

Ronda Lee | Posted 04.09.2015 | Entertainment
Ronda Lee

Not since John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown have I been this entertained. I was so enthralled with Joseph Assadourian's performance in The Bullpen that I gladly became a repeat offender, three times. He has received accolades as one of the top 20 Off-Broadway shows of 2014.

Theatre Review: Ben Rimalower's Bad With Money

John-Stuart Fauquet | Posted 03.14.2015 | Arts
John-Stuart Fauquet

How was it that my best friend's parents could afford a new car and an annual trip to Disney World when we had a ten-year-old Ford Taurus and vacationed at a campsite where the most exciting feature was a public pool?

Jack Fry's Triumphant Einstein! Premieres in Hollywood

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.20.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Shifting from autobiography to biography, Fry breathes fresh life into one of history's greatest minds (much like Val Kilmer's brilliant channeling of Mark Twain) with the funny, touching, and intimate, Einstein! at Hollywood's Lounge Theatre Fridays and Saturdays through November 22.

Richard Tanner Conquers Hollywood With His Small Parts

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.12.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Tanner confesses he still doesn't know where he fits into Hollywood, and that he's never been the kind of actor who waits for the phone to ring -- so he's created his own production company, the first project being Small Parts.

Joan Collins: The Mother of All Confessions Continues

Greg Archer | Posted 06.10.2014 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

Collins' influence stretches beyond the festive hand tossing of Tinseltown glitter, however. Her charitable outreach -- from The National Center for Learning Disabilities to the prevention of child cruelty in the UK -- stand out.

Benjamin Franklin Finally Gets the Play He Deserves

Ellen Snortland | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Ellen Snortland

When it comes to solo theater, I consider myself somewhat of a connoisseur. Besides my own piece Now That She's Gone, which I've performed all over th...

Rediscovering the Power of Story: One Actor, Making Magic

Monica Bauer | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Monica Bauer

There's a time and a place to see The Lion King, and a time and a place to sit in a small theater, inches away from a great actor, who brings you face to face with nature, red in tooth and claw.

Aisle View: Crystal Clear Comedy

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

700 Sundays is emotionally riveting, uproariously funny, and altogether lovely. I found it smashingly good in 2004 and somehow more gripping last night, perhaps because Mr. Crystal is nine years older (as are those of us who saw it nine years ago).

Life, and the Sexual Adventures of an Artist at Fringe Festival

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 11.09.2013 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

With Held (the title is a pun both apt and suggestive) is the work of local playwright Jeremy Greco, who delivers a bravura take on the life and sexual adventures of his friend, the contemporary artist John Held Jr.

Beyond Words, a Mime's Story Coming to Edinburgh Fringe

Monica Bauer | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
Monica Bauer

The journey of this young gay boy from the Big Sky country of one of the USA's most under populated western states (Montana) becomes something much, much more than a series of "amusing things that happened." That's because the performer is Bill Bowers.

Guess Who's In Love With Babs?!

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.26.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Michael Urie recently shared his stage with a noisy visitor and was not amused. He was rehearsing his one-man show and the buzzing fl...

He's Back On Broadway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- There are apparently a few more Sundays left in Billy Crystal. The star of "City Slickers" and "When Harry Met Sally" said Tuesday he wil...

A Conversation With Another Medea's Aaron Mark

John-Stuart Fauquet | Posted 06.16.2013 | Arts
John-Stuart Fauquet

"It's really fiction, but I had somebody who didn't believe me even when I told them that. They were like, 'no, I read about this.' The fact that people think it's true adds another level -- it heightens the storytelling."

When Your Dad's A Porn Star

Noel Alumit | Posted 06.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Noel Alumit

How many boys can say their fathers won a Lifetime Achievement Award in porn? Bobby Gordon brings this tale to the stage in his one-man show, Debbie Does My Dad.

WATCH: Birbiglia Talks To Fallon About New Play, Love & Making Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Fresh off of sleeping in a Macy's store window for a week, Mike Birbiglia stopped in to chat with Jimmy Fallon about his theatrical follow-up to the m...

'Seussical' Lyricist Lynn Ahren's 'One-Man Show': Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Narrative Magazine: Lynn Ahrens, whose lyrics for Seussical, Anastasia, School House Rock, and other famous musicals have won Tony and Emmy awards, is...