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Archive for Willard Manus

WHO KILLED COMRADE RABBIT? at the Blank Theatre

Photo by Phi Tran

Photo by Phi Tran

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

In 2012, Ilia Volok appeared locally in a stage adaptation of Gogol’s Diary of a Madman, in which he portrayed the mental dissolution of a petty bureaucrat living in Czarist Russia. Volok was compelling to watch even though the cumbrous prose made some of his performance slow going. Read more…

Now running through July 26.

BIRD LIVES! at the Attic Theatre

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David C. Nichols – LA Times

The tragically brief life and career of Charlie “Bird” Parker consumes “Bird Lives!” at the Attic. Willard Manus’ examination of the saxophone virtuoso receives an ambitious, idiosyncratic Chromolume Theatre reading.  Read more…

Now running through September 21.