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Archive for Good People Theater Company

THE TOXIC AVENGER at Sacred Fools Theatre


Photo by Rich Clark

David C. Nichols – LA Times

Radioactive laughter courses through Good People Theater Company’s “The Toxic Avenger,” wreaking sublimely silly havoc at the Hollywood Fringe Festival.    Read more…

Now running through June 26

MARRY ME A LITTLE at the Lillian Theatre


Les Spindle –  Edge on the Net

First presented in 1980, “Marry Me a Little” offers an entertaining compilation of songs by master composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, which he originally wrote for other musicals. Each song was dropped, for one reason or another, from its premiere production. Read more…

Now running through June 28.

A Man of No Importance at Elephant Stages

man no importanceBob Verini – ArtsInLA

The first extended run of the tuner A Man of No Importance is a matter of some importance, as it inaugurates—in this era of folding companies and theaters in transit—a new enterprise: the Good People Theater Company, under the direction of the gifted veteran stager-choreographer Janet Miller. Taking on the countervailing winds (money drying up, expenses mounting, uninterest in live performance growing) is a brave and noble thing, and one wishes Miller and company well.
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Les Spindle – Frontiers L.A.

The intimate 2002 musical, A Man of No Importance—an Outer Critics Circle Award winner and Lucille Lortel nominee—proves to be an astute choice for the debut offering of the Good People Theatre Company. The new organization’s Producing Artistic Director Janet Miller produces, directs, and provides musical staging for a memorable production of this subtly profound musical.
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Sharon Perlmutter  -  Talkin’ Broadway

To tell you the honest truth, I’ve always loved A Man of No Importance, and wished this chamber musical had more success than it did. The tale of Alfie Byrne, a bus conductor in 1964 Dublin, desperately hiding his homosexual feelings from everyone and filling the void in his lfie with an amateur theatrical company at his local church, is a sweet and deeply moving one.  Read more