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THE VACANCY at The Lost Studio

•Photo by Luca Loffredo

Photo by Luca Loffredo

Deborah Klugman – LA Weekly

The Vacancy is one of those dark comedies that challenges you to figure out just what it’s trying to say.

Written and directed by Jeptha Storm, it features colorful dialogue and potentially vivid characters, neither of which quite make up for the many question marks that mine the story.  On the other hand….  Read more… 

Photo by Luca Loffredo

Photo by Luca Loffredo

 Now running through Sept. 27.

 

A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY at the Lost Studio

Photo by Kevin McShane

Photo by Kevin McShane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Leigh Morris – LA Weekly

Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day was first presented as a workshop in 1985 at New York’s Theatre 22, before receiving its premiere at San Francisco’s Eureka Theatre in 1987, directed by Oskar Eustis — who runs New York’s Public Theater. It’s no coincidence that in 1990, Eustis was helping to develop another Kushner work here in Los Angeles in the Mark Taper Forum’s New Works Festival, which would also premiere up north at the Eureka soon after. That was a segment of Angels in America: Millennium Approaches. Read more

Now running through September 15.

The Grand Irrationality, The Lost Studio

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The Grand Irrationality by Jemma Kennedy.

 

Pauline Adamek – ArtsBeatLA.com

Jemma Kennedy’s comedy The Grand Irrationality raises a number of perplexing questions. Why is a British writer’s play, which was developed at the National Theatre in London in 2009, making its world premiere here in Los Angeles and not, say, at the National Theatre in London?  Read more…