‘Good Grief’ Death Stops Time in Ngozi Anyanwu’s Douglas Debut [Review]

‘Good Grief’ Death Stops Time in Ngozi Anyanwu’s Douglas Debut [Review]

Ngozi Anyanwu’s play, “Good Grief,” which debuted at the Kirk Douglas Theatre on March 5, poignantly illustrates that death freezes the deceased in time and often stops time for those left behind. The coming-of-age, lost first love story tackles familiar material from a fresh perspective – a first generation Nigerian-American girl – with wit and […]

‘Adler & Gibb’ Looks at Art and Reel Life

‘Adler & Gibb’ Looks at Art and Reel Life

On the surface, “Adler & Gibb,” the avant garde Tim Crouch play that made its American premiere this week at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in the Los Angeles area, is about a fictitious dead artist named Janet Adler and her partner, Margaret Gibb. On reflection, “Adler & Gibb” is apropos today with its look at […]

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 […]