Matthew Bourne’s ‘The Red Shoes’ Casts Spell at Ahmanson

Matthew Bourne’s ‘The Red Shoes’ Casts Spell at Ahmanson

Matthew Bourne’s enthralling stage version of “The Red Shoes” cast a captivating spell at its American debut Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles. British choreographer and director Bourne is known for emphasis on storytelling and creative retelling of classic stories in innovative full-length dance theater presentations. “The Red Shoes” as staged […]

Hollywood’s ‘Big Night’ Faces Comedy and Crisis in Kirk Douglas Premiere

Hollywood’s ‘Big Night’ Faces Comedy and Crisis in Kirk Douglas Premiere

Paul Rudnick’s new play “Big Night,” which has an Oscar-nominated Hollywood veteran facing comedy and crisis, premiered, at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre on Saturday, September 16. The seriocomic ensemble play looks at fame, family, and a desire to speak out on the awards stage (before the orchestra plays them off). On many levels, […]

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