Changing relationships and ideologies among a small circle of artists and activists is the bedrock of "A Bright Room Called Day," the intriguing parallel-world play set in both Berlin during the…
Intrusion by the media into the personal lives of the rich and famous is hardly a new phenomenon. Philip Barry penned his urbane social class comedy "The Philadelphia Story" in 1939 and set it in…
Athol Fugard's "The Road to Mecca" makes its L.A. bow in a production that sparkles on so many levels, it's hard to tell which element shines most brightly.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Political relevance is not enough to overcome the myriad problems that undermine Dee Jae Cox's latest endeavor, "Letters Home," the story of a military witch-hunt against lesbians.
When Daily Variety broke the story on Tuesday that 4,000 Academy Award ballots were missing, the first question everyone in Hollywood asked was: How could this happen? The second question was: Since…
It would be easy to sentimentalize a topic as bleak as the homeless. Fortunately, in Jim Henry's radiant and poetic play "The Angels of Lemnos," the stories are lamentable enough, but there's enough…
Music, according to Dominic Hoffman, does not live solely in the piano, the flute, the clarinet or any other musical instrument. It also exists in the gentle rhythm of a mother snapping beans for…
As interpreted by the zany Troubadour Theater Co., "Twelfth Night," the Bard's famous (and lengthy) tale of mismatched lovers and mistaken identities, gets shrunk to its comic essentials and spiked…