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Archive for Lisa Peterson

THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO at South Coast Repertory

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Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

The charm of Sandra Tsing Loh — or of any successful comedian and satirist for that matter — lies in the ability to transform commonplace yet intensely private experiences into performance material that is entertaining, enlightening and, for some viewers perhaps, cathartic. Read more…

Now running through January 24.

CHAVEZ RAVINE at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

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Photo by Craig Schwartz

Jonas Schwartz -  TheaterMania

In 2003, the Latin-American troupe Culture Clash presented Chavez Ravine, a mixture of history, comedy, and outrage, at the Mark Taper Forum. Now the group has, in its own words, “remixed, relived, reloaded” its sociopolitical piece, this time at the more intimate Kirk Douglas Theatre. Read more…