First, each sketch is scored by an appropriate melody on the keyboards, then a stream-of-consciousness melody takes over as sketch after sketch pokes fun at these modern times.
Performer/playwright Grace Walcott gives a vigorous and penetrating performance as a psychotic woman and her daughter in the one-woman "What's Wrong With This Picture?" While the universality of…
Thus the gentle, philosophical "Bernabe" comes as a surprise. The tone of this 23-year-old work, originally written for Valdez's El Teatro Campesino, is anything but preachy. And while it makes a…
East West Players' new "29 1/2 Dreams: Women Walking Through Walls" offers an occasionally interesting feminine perspective on relationships, various societal ills and dysfunction. The problem facing…
Michael Langham, who staged the National Actors Theater's good production last year of "Saint Joan," continues to bring distinction to Tony Randall's young company, kicking off the third season with…
Eric Bogosian's characters are getting more fed up, frustrated and pissed off at the screwy society that shuns them. In his latest set of turbulently energized monologues, the sleepy-eyed soloist…
On the heels of plans to move into film directing, stage director Des McAnuff has agreed to stay on as artistic director of the La Jolla Playhouse through the end of the 1994 season, at which time he…
When it comes to "politically incorrect" comedians, Comedy Central just doesn't get the joke. In the most serious of tones, the laff cabler has filed a lawsuit against Borscht Belt comic Jackie Mason…
Mickey Mouse might be moving to Times Square, but legit honchos want to know who's supplying the cheese.
The League of Off Broadway Theaters & Producers reached a tentative agreement on a new, four-year contract with Actors Equity Assn. Monday night.
A new play commissioned by Bill Cosby titled "Mothers," written by Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, will have three performances during L.A. Theatre Works' 1993 fall "The Plays The Thing" radio series.