Tragicomedy ‘Archduke’ Looks at Terrorists and Shooting That Started WWI

Tragicomedy ‘Archduke’ Looks at Terrorists and Shooting That Started WWI

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by a Serbian in Sarajevo touched off the first World War, according to many historians. Playwright Rajiv Joseph’s “Archduke,” which opened Sunday, May 7, 2017, at the Mark Taper Forum, offers a mix of history and levity while ambitiously looking at the terrorists recruited for the pre-WWI shooting. The […]

Venture ‘Into the Woods’ in Los Angeles [Review]

Venture ‘Into the Woods’ in Los Angeles [Review]

Various renditions of “Into the Woods” have appeared on Broadway, in film, community theatre, elsewhere in Southern California, etc. over the years. However, the current national tour version of “Into the Woods” that opened April 5 at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles offered a magical, stripped down production of the fractured […]

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