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Archive for Our Lady of 121st Street

OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET at the Loft Ensemble

Emma Latimer

Emma Latimer

Lovell Estell III — Stage Raw

Stephen Adly Guirgis has a knack for scripting characters that “stick” with you, and a keen ear for dialogue that is, by turns, wrenching and humorous. In this dramedy, Guigis creates a gallery of raucous misfits who are brought together by the death of a beloved (and feared) mentor, teacher and friend.
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Now running through September 15

OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET at the Victory Theatre

Photo: Courtesy Victory Theatre Center

Photo: Courtesy Victory Theatre Center

Deborah Klugman – LA Weekly

Newly awarded Pulitzer Prize winner is noted for his colorful offbeat characters and the florid street vernacular they use to express themselves.

In his Our Lady of 121st Street, a group of 30- somethings reunite at a funeral home to pay their respects to a neighborhood legend: a nun named Sister Rosa who nurtured, taught and terrorized them when they were kids. Read more…

Now running through June 7.