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Archive for Peter Lefcourt

CAFE SOCIETY at the Odyssey Theatre

Photo by Ed K

Photo by Ed Krieger

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

There are several hearty laughs to be had as the credits roll on Peter Lefcourt’s clichéd comedy, which is set in a West L.A. Starbucks where a homegrown terrorist is holding people hostage. Read more…

Margaret Gray – LA Times

One unintended consequence of the communications age is the increased difficulty of putting together a believable plot.

Smartphones have essentially obviated the situations that promote dramatic conflict — getting trapped or stranded with other people, say — and the omnipresence of Wi-Fi makes it impossible to preserve a mystery. Read more…

Now running through Oct. 11.

THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT at the Odyssey Theater

Photo by Ed Krieger

Photo by Ed Krieger

Margaret Gray – LA Times

A divorced couple and their new partners meet for a dinner that shakes up their lives in Peter Lefcourt’s romantic comedy “The Way You Look Tonight,” premiering at the Odyssey Theater under the direction of Terri Hanauer.   Read more…

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw

Peter Lefcourt’s romantic comedy takes a wry, witty, and occasionally wicked look at sexual mores in Los Angeles in 2014. Read more…

Now running through August 24.









Mutually Assured Destruction, Odyssey Theatre

Production photo by Ed Krieger.


Mutually Assured Destruction by Peter Lefcourt.


Pauline Adamek – ArtsBeatLA

It’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what is wrong with this play and production. The acting is good. The staging is fluid. The storyline is amusing. The French farce underpinnings give the show some energy. The central conceit is clever and well developed… So why doesn’t this play work and why was I not having a good time? Read more…