In the mood for some in-your-face racial drama? Richard Wright’s Native Son has been generating controversy since it was first published in 1940. Through two [more…]
Richard III, currently playing at the Hannon Theatre at Loyola High School, marks the 49th production for the theater’s Producing Artistic Director, Walter Wolfe. And [more…]
As part of its 25th anniversary season, LA’s premier African-American company, Towne Street Theatre, takes on just about every hot-button subject of 2018 with IN [more…]
A powerful and nuanced look at cultural standards of beauty, School Girls, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre through September 30th, deftly combines humor and anguish. [more…]
A successful jukebox musical requires a jukebox full of hits, and Ain’t Too Proud, at the Ahmanson Theatre through September 30th, is jam-packed. “My Girl.” [more…]
If you wanted to study a species in its natural habitat, you might create a diorama and move in the most concentrated grouping of that [more…]
The ninth annual Hollywood Fringe Festival is barreling toward its closing date of June 24th, making this your last week to see a show about [more…]
The Hollywood Fringe Festival’s preview week is drawing to a close. Almost all 380 shows have held a performance and found their footing. Having run [more…]
Update: Violet has been extended through June 30 A Review: This moving musical, a 2014 Tony Award nominee, follows the title character on her quest for [more…]
Looking for live theater outside the norm? Want to see original works by slightly offbeat, creative quasi-professionals? Got a few weeks to spare? Then the [more…]
Looking for a soul-satisfying way to spend your time over the long weekend? Journey on over to the Samuel French bookshop in Hollywood where [more…]
Last week the City Council approved Councilman Mitch O’Farrell’s motion to officially identify the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Wilcox Avenue as “Hollywood Theatre [more…]
“Life is short, but sometimes art takes a long time,” says Devon O’Brien of her new work, American Portraits. “I wrote the first draft of this [more…]
Locally grown right here on La Brea and First, and thought to be the youngest Shakespeare troupe in the nation, the Los Angeles Drama Club is to be featured in the PBS series LAaRT this week on PBS So Cal.
The most famous theater in Hollywood has been closed now for just 4 1/2 months, but you can see exactly what they’ve done to the [more…]
Want to get a taste of real professional opera, but can’t afford the $130 and up ticket? The Los Angeles Metropolitan Opera brings two performances of MADAME BUTTERFLY at All Souls Chapel at Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30 at 3 pm.
For all you lovers of time travel, here’s an opportunity to get some real science to back up your sci-fi fantasies: tonight the Cinefamily on Fairfax will pair up a sci-fi film with a University of Southern California professor to explore time travel.
Dancers at Marat Daukeyev Ballet School on La Brea and Wilshire are hard at work preparing for Youth America Grand Prix 2013,(YAGP) the worldwide ballet competition made [more…]
“The play’s the thing…”is a famous line from Hamlet. He’s hoping a play will confirm the identity of the ghost as his father by [more…]
Does someone in your household carry a sword, love wearing cloaks and speak in Olde English? Check out Queen Elinor’s School of Knighthood and Chivalry [more…]