A ‘Wholehearted’ Gripping Play

A ‘Wholehearted’ Gripping Play

“The Wholehearted,” the play that opened Sunday at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, features a gripping portrait of a female boxer who reached the top and knows down is the only perspective left to her. A multimedia experience, the show uses video interviews, songs, physicality and a fabulous performance from Suli Holum to tell a tale […]

New Play Vicuña Portrays Trump in “Emperor’s New Clothes” Tale

New Play Vicuña Portrays Trump in “Emperor’s New Clothes” Tale

“Vicuña,” the new play that opened Sunday at Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, Calif., portrays a Donald Trump-like candidate in an “Emperor’s New Clothes” tale. The satire about a real estate tycoon and reality TV star turned presidential candidate could be perceived as a hatchet job. However, it offers an entertaining topical comedy on […]

Alibar’s ‘Throw Me on the Burnpile’ Lights Up Evening at Kirk Douglas [Review]

Alibar’s ‘Throw Me on the Burnpile’ Lights Up Evening at Kirk Douglas [Review]

Writer and performer Lucy Alibar’s childhood experiences have fueled her creativity, first earning her an Oscar nomination for co-writing the “Beasts of the Southern Wild” screenplay. Now, Alibar debuted an entertaining one-woman show, “Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up,” at Center Theatre Group’s (CTG) Kirk Douglas Theatre on Friday evening. The show […]