You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
Paul Rudnick's contemporary comedy "Jeffrey" will have its final performance at the Westwood Playhouse Sunday evening.
Peter Parnell's "An Imaginary Life" just might get more mileage out of the old play-within-a-play trick than anything since Hamlet caught the conscience of the king. Audience allegiance might rise…
Rotating cast members: Allan Arbus, Talia Balsam, Julia Campbell, Penny Fuller, James Handy, Audra Lindley, Robert Machray, Daniel McDonald, Lawrence Pressman, Mitchell Ryan, Cotter Smith, John…
Opened Sept. 23, 1993; reviewed Nov. 12; runs through Dec. 19.
Some plays give viewers new insights into their lives; others force audiences to face uncomfortable truths they already understand but would just as soon ignore. "Distant Fires," which is receiving a…
New plays by David Mamet, Alan Ayckbourn and Sheldon Epps highlight the Old Globe Theater's newly announced January-June season.
Playwright Richard Nelson has a disappointing way of punctuating his "Life Sentences." His play by that name has stretches of monologue that are both comical and poignant, with either of his two…
The Grateful Dead, well aware that they've got three consecutive nights in the L.A. Sports Arena, paced themselves gently Wednesday through three hours, performing a great many of the songs added to…
When Walt Disney animators were able to capture the liquid, rapid-fire nature of Robin Williams' comedy in "Aladdin," it was hailed as a remarkable achievement, translating a human into a cartoon…