‘Ham,’ meet “Hedley.’ Plus plays looking forward, plays looking back

Marcel Spears and Nikki Crawford in “Fat Ham,” at Geffen Playhouse in Westwood. Photo: Jeff Lorch.

Don Shirley – Angeles Stage

Ham,’ meet ‘Hedley.’ Plus plays looking forward, plays looking back. Also includes comments on Dinner with Friends, Kairos, High Maintenance, Could I Have This Dance?, Funny Girl, Into the Breeches, Power & Light, Stalin’s Master Class.  Read more…

Travis Michael Holder – TicketHoldersLA

Perhaps calling this Pulitzer Prize-winning modern adaptation of “Hamlet” original in its source might technically be a stretch, but how James Ijames has taken one of the world’s most time-honored 400-year-old classics and fashioned it into a morality play that could not be more appropriate for our times is an artistic masterstroke of pure genius. Read more…