The long-delayed Los Angeles premiere of David Hare's "The Secret Rapture" was worth the wait. Director Stephen Tobolowsky has staged a superbly subtle production of this complex and fascinating 1988…
Opened, reviewed March 15, 1994; runs through April 19.
Revival of this landmark lesbian play from the early '80s is no fluke. It's been a movie-trying-to-happen since the mid-'80s, through one aborted deal after another, and now the climate, hopes…
On any given weekend in this city, it seems children's theater offerings far outnumber theatrical films for children. The Serendipity Theatre Company, based at the Coronet Theatre, consistently rates…
Showtime announced its slate of plays Friday for its upcoming legit one-act festival, with some surprises among the scribblers.
"Carousel" is breathtaking, a mesmerizing revival that startles and startles and then startles again as director Nicholas Hytner, choreographer Kenneth MacMillan and designer Bob Crowley refashion…
With "Twilight: Los Angeles,1992," Anna Deavere Smith confirms her status as a premiere force in American theater. "Twilight" is lightning striking twice, a brilliant follow-up to Smith's acclaimed…
A program of music for cello alone, with works very old and very new, suggested an exercise in austerity, yet Yo-Yo Ma's UCLA recital was, as usual, sold out far in advance.
The trouble with riding a wave of over-anticipation, as both Liz Phair and the Spinanes demonstrated last week, is that unless you've mastered the art of walking on water, that same wave will…
Only in Los Angeles could such a bewilderingly diverse collection of composers and performers be assembled, spanning television, film, theater and jazz in a patchy yet sometimes inspired series of…