"Aces Wild," by Lisa Diana Shapiro, is an example of how a play can be redeemed with a strong ending, despite an extremely shaky start. With attention to the first act, which presently makes one…
Women in Animation holds its first general meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Disney Studio theater, 1420 Flower St., Glendale. Event includes preview of Lily Tomlin's Edith Ann ABC spec and a…
Picture this: Two guitars, no bass, a drummer, no discernable hooks, fractured blues riffs with no obvious structure.
What Fred Astaire is to dance, Luther Vandross is to music.
Police With his stagings of "Saint Joan" last season and this past fall's "Timon of Athens," director (and National Actors Theater artistic adviser) Michael Langham breathed some life into Tony…
In psychological terms, "pushing people's buttons" refers to the ability of one person to trigger a reaction from another by bringing up a sensitive subject. In theatrical terms, it refers to the…
Amodern-day "A Christmas Carol" with a Jewish slant, "Carol's Eve" features intelligent scenes, witty dialogue and a strong ensemble cast.
Leila, through her marriage to a successful Anglo doctor, has acquired wealth , sophistication and prestige within the community. What she lacks and desperately longs for is a tangible connection…
The Mark Taper Forum schedule gets under way Jan. 27 with Ariel Dorfman's drama "Death and the Maiden," the first of four plays scheduled. Robert Egan will direct.
In the theatrical annals, 1993 will surely be recorded as the year of "Angels in America." But the Broadway on which "Angels" descended has been a grimmer hell than ever for nearly every other play…