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BIG SHOT: a.k.a. This is Not The Godfather at the Bootleg Theatre

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Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

Despite its subtitle, The Godfather is the inspiration for Theatre Movement Bazaar’s latest creation. Their show is billed as a theatrical collage, an appropriate description for a somewhat scattershot piece that features chunks of perceptive writing by Richard Alger and several highly watchable performances but doesn’t quite come together with the vision or inventiveness of some of their prior work. Read more…

Now running through June 6.

HOT CAT by Theatre Movement Bazaar at Theatre of Note

Hot Cat

Photo by Darrett Sanders

 

HOT CAT by Richard Alger

 

Dany Margolies – ArtsInLA

Throughout its first half, this production is a fun and intellectual reworking of Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Where Williams “told” us, writer Richard Alger and director-choreographer Tina Kronis “show” us.
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Steven Leigh Morris – LA Weekly

Choreographer-director Tina Kronis and her husband, playwright Richard Alger, have a thing going on. It’s called Theatre Movement Bazaar, a dance-theater company that has been around for decades, adapting essays and plays into their own idiosyncratic style of ensemble performance.
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