Month August 2014

ONE IN THE CHAMBER at the Lounge Theatre

Bob Verini –   Arts In LA For committed theatergoers, there’s no happier occasion than stumbling upon a mature, polished work of dramatic art where you never expected to find one. In the little hole-in-the-wall Lounge on Santa Monica Boulevard, 6140 Productions…

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FREDERICK DOUGLAS NOW at the Bootleg Theater

David C. Nichols – LA Times The space where historical perspective and current-day attitudes crosshatch benefits “Frederick Douglass Now” at Bootleg Theater. Writer-performer Roger Guenveur Smith has done incisive, socially trenchant work before, but this is something else again. Read more……

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MOON OVER BUFFALO at Grove Theatre Center

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw When the TV sitcom took over much of the space formerly occupied by traditional farce, there were fewer and fewer practitioners of this notoriously difficult genre. Michael Frayn’s Noises Off and Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy scored notable successes. Read more…

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