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THE LAST ACT OF LILKA KADISON at the Falcon Theatre

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Photo by Michael Lamont

David C. Nichols –  LA Times

That rarefied place where craft, collaboration and content create theatrical poetry is everywhere in “The Last Act of Lilka Kadison” at the Falcon Theatre.

Indeed, this delicately potent West Coast premiere, a co-production between the Falcon and Chicago’s Tony-winning Lookingglass Theatre Company, often seems to be composing itself before our eyes in a blend of magic realism and transparent emotion.   Read more…

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

A memory play should say something about the person having the memory, but in The Last Act of LilkaKadison, it’s hard to make a connection between the caricatured curmudgeon reflecting on her past and the bright, sweet 17-year-old self she is recalling.  Read more…

Jonas Schwartz -  Arts in LA

Everyone suffers from ghosts, either the memories of past decisions that haunt them or the people with whom they never had closure. A Jewish survivor of Hitler’s invasion, the title character here has many lingering phantoms in this moving tale of love, loss, and buried secrets. Read more…

Now running through April 19.

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