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Archive for Sam Bobrick

NEW YORK WATER at the Pico Playhouse

(Photo by Michael Lamont)

(Photo by Michael Lamont)

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw

Playwright Sam Bobrick gained much of his early experience in the world of TV sitcoms, and that has left its mark. New York Water is a rather generic example of the genre — with cardboard characters and action largely dictated by neither plot nor character, but by the need to keep grinding out laugh lines. There’s not much concern with credibility or even probability. Read more…

Now running through December 17

L.A. DELI at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute

Photo by Ed Krieger

Photo by Ed Krieger

 

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw

Set in a Hollywood delicatessen, this new comedy by Sam Bobrick (Norman Is That You?, Murder at the Howard Johnson’s) consists of 12 snarky but good-humored sketches about the movie business and its denizens. Read more…

Now running through April 27.