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Archive for Kiff Scholl

MOON OVER BUFFALO at Grove Theatre Center

Photo by Ed Krieger

Photo by Ed Krieger

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw

When the TV sitcom took over much of the space formerly occupied by traditional farce, there were fewer and fewer practitioners of this notoriously difficult genre. Michael Frayn’s Noises Off and Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy scored notable successes. Read more…

INHERIT THE WIND at the Grove Theatre Center

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Photo by Ed Krieger.

 

Deborah Klugman – ArtsBeatLA

One would have thought (perhaps hoped is the better word) that Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee’s 1955 play Inherit the Wind, about the 1925 Scopes “monkey” trial, would have lost some of its relevance by now. Like Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, it was written in response to the close-mindedness and prosecution of freedom of thought that swept through the nation during the McCarthy era of the mid twentieth century.  Read more…

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