Judging by the waves of laughter cascading over the four-person cast of Douglas Carter Beane's "The Little Dog Laughed" at the Kirk Douglas, no one appreciates a joke more than its butt.
As Proposition 8's fallout widens the chasm between believers in a certain brand of religiosity and proponents of same-sex equality, there's comfort to be found in Keith Bunin's "The Busy World Is…
Musical Theater West's "Silk Stockings," however "reinvigorated" (their word) by helmer Stuart Ross's updating and rewrite, amply explains why this wan adaptation of 1939 Greta Garbo classic…
Personal appearances by true theatrical visionaries are rare enough that attention must be paid, even when the work at hand is less than their seamless best.
Supermodel Derek Zoolander's secret sorrow is his inability to walk to the left. "I'm not an ambiturner," he wails. It's one condition his alter ego, hyphenate Ben Stiller, has never faced.
Glendale's adventurous A Noise Within applies a nakedly theatrical, two-planks-and-a-passion treatment to Neil Bartlett's "Oliver Twist" adaptation, accruing a remarkable degree of the novel's…
Judging by the first night crowd's intense perusal of the program's background essays, a quick Elizabethan era brush-up is something of a must for Peter Whelan's dark, dense, difficult "The School of…
Robert Schenkkan's "By the Waters of Babylon," detailing the brief encounter of a wealthy Texas widow and an expatriate Cuban writer working as her gardener, offers plenty of dialogue, monologues and…
Statistics differ, but it's estimated one in every eight websites features pornography. Just under 50% of all Internet users have browsed it, and X-rated content annually grosses $6 billion in the…
The whiff of acting-class improv permeates the intimate two-hander "A Year of Stolen Light." "OK, you're Ziggy, a foul-mouthed crack ho, and Brad is your cleaned-up ex-boyfriend who rescues you from…