TOWARDS ZERO at Long Beach Playhouse

Milena Gotch, Jordan Brayboy, and Alex Piper. Photo by Mike Hardy.

Lara Altunian – Stage Raw.

Although it can be argued that a growing obsession with true crime may in part be responsible for the most recent revival of Agatha Christie’s work, there is no doubt that her detective fictions’ compelling twists make them visual treats easily transferable to theater and cinema. Jumping on the bandwagon is Long Beach Playhouse with their production of Towards Zero — a lesser-known tale than those of the famous Hercule Poirot, but still gnarled enough to keep the audience guessing until the end. Read more…