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Ahmanson Theatre

The Trip to Bountiful

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 11.27.2014 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

While Foote's play may be looking to the past for inspiration, it is a reminder of the America that lives on in the present, perhaps a bit shadowy and below the surface, but still flowing through the American character.

Christopher Plummer at the Ahmanson Theatre

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

photo by Craig Schwartz Who knew that Christopher Plummer could do brilliant standup comedy? One could be confident that the 84-year old lion of ...

Theater Review: Seminar at the Ahmanson Theatre

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Los Angeles
Hoyt Hilsman

Plays about writers and writing present major challenges for both audiences and playwrights. Because writing is such an internal process, full of grinding frustration and occasional exhilaration, it is a tough subject to portray on stage.

The Masterful Puppetry of War Horse Thunders Through the Ahmanson

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

War Horse, the not-to-be-missed Tony Award winning play, gallops its way through the Ahmanson Theatre this month, led by the magnificent equine creations of Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones, founders of South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company.

Beasts of the Southern Wild -- A Must-See New Film!

Jay Weston | Posted 09.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

On a summery Sunday afternoon in Beverly Hills, I was suddenly thrust into the watery bayou swamps of southern Louisiana, and engrossed in a story, and a world, which has not left my thoughts since for even a moment.