"Night and Her Stars," Richard Greenberg's look at the quiz-show scandals of the 1950s, is a dense, ambitious, literate and ultimately unsatisfying drama. Scene for scene, it is hard to fault his…
Six nominations for the musical revival "Sweeney Todd" make it the top contender in the Laurence Olivier Awards.
Tim Miller's considerable writing and performing skills are in evidence in his latest solo performance piece, "Naked Breath." But his new work has yet to coalesce into a satisfying whole.
Upwardly mobile couple Beverly and Laurence play host to their equally dysfunctional neighbors: the cheerfully insensitive Angela (Laurie Stevens), her surly husband Tony (Gregg Rainwater) and the…
Stage director Michael Greif has been named artistic director at the La Jolla Playhouse, succeeding Des McAnuff when he exits at the end of this season.
Two shows at the Shubert Theatre --"Sunset Boulevard" and "Crazy for You"-- captured the lion's share of awards at the 25th annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards, taking nine.
What a difference a tour makes. When Juliana Hatfield's first solo road trip came through L.A. in support of her "Hey Babe" debut, she seemed to have lost the live edge of her old band, Boston faves…
The word "summit" in its political sense definitely applied to this brilliant and bizarre gathering of minds and fingers Wednesday night. What we heard were four masters practicing often radically…
Playing to a packed house at the Palace Friday, Canada's Crash Test Dummies offered a crafty, humorously morbid 75-minute show that was entertaining in its breadth of subject matter and in the…
This isn't the first time that Concrete Blonde's fiery singer, Johnette Napolitano, has threatened to retire her band, though this time she appears to mean it.