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CLASSIC COUPLES COUNSELING at the Secret Rose Theatre

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Photo by Dina Morrone

 

Terry Morgan – Stage Raw

Sometimes a great concept is enough to power a play, such as the backwards structure of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal or the three plays intersecting simultaneously in Alan Ayckbourn’s The Norman Conquests. It doesn’t hurt that those works mentioned also benefited from strong writing, acting and direction. Classic Couples Counseling, a world premiere at the Secret Rose Theatre in North Hollywood, has a great concept, but unfortunately lacks strong writing, acting and direction.  Read more…

Les Spindle –  Frontiers L.A.

The Bard meets Dr. Ruth in Lloyd J. Schwartz’s zany comedy, directed by Ted Lange. “Doctor, heal thyself” would be sage advice for Patricia (Constance Mellors), a neurotic modern-day shrink who, through some apparent time-warp, provides counseling for famous romantic couples of Shakespeare’s classics.  Read more…

Now running through April 27.

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