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SCRAPS at the Matrix Theatre

I.C. Rapoport

I.C. Rapoport

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

Geraldine Inoa’s incisive character-rich drama, directed by Stevie Walker-Webb at the Matrix Theatre, examines the impact of institutional racism on a group of young people in the aftermath of their friend’s murder by police. The off-beat title is a reference to the origin of African-American soul food, prepared by slaves from the scraps their “owners” left for them after they took all the good parts for themselves.
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Erin Conley – On Stage & Screen

We are sadly used to hearing high-profile stories about young, unarmed black men shot by white police officers, but what happens when the media attention fades and the victim’s family must find a way to continue living after their world has been shattered? This is what playwright Geraldine Inoa explores in Scraps, a play currently in its west coast premiere at the Matrix Theatre Company in Los Angeles.
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Now running through September 15

SPEAKING IN TONGUES at the Matrix Theatre

Photo by Suzanne Strong

Photo by Suzanne Strong

Myron Meisel – Stage Raw

Australian Theatre Company, formed by local Aussie talent to showcase their national theater literature, returns to the Matrix after their successful 2014 debut, Holding the Man, with a double presentation (not in repertory) of two major opuses playing alternately through a four week run: Read more…

Now running through July 2

THE STORY OF ALICE at the Matrix Theatre

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Photo by Ed Krieger

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

The Story of Alice, a musical show with book and lyrics by Michael Hiltzik, is suitable for young children. If you’re looking for grownup entertainment, this is not for you. Read more…

Now running through May 29

THE PIED PIPERS OF THE LOWER EAST SIDE at the Matrix Theatre

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Deborah Klugman – LA Weekly

Imported from New York City, The Pied Pipers of the Lower East Side takes place in the present day but harks back to the counterculture movement of the late 1960s and early 70s.  Read more…

Now running through June 14.