‘Indecent’ Play Shows How Theater Pushes Boundaries – With ‘Vengeance’

‘Indecent’ Play Shows How Theater Pushes Boundaries – With ‘Vengeance’

“Indecent,” the Tony Award winning play that shows how little times have changes, opened Sunday, June 9, at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles shows. Playwright Paula Vogel based the script on the true story of Sholem Asch’s play, “God of Vengeance, ” that pushed boundaries and offered incendiary theatre in the 1920s. While it […]

‘Ladies’ in Pasadena Make History and Noise

‘Ladies’ in Pasadena Make History and Noise

Almost 100 years after women got the vote, a new play, “Ladies,” that opened in Pasadena, Calif., this week reminds audiences that women have struggled to make noise and attract history’s attention for centuries. Making its world premiere at the Boston Court Pasadena, “Ladies” is a fun, fictional account of the actual women in 1750’s […]

‘Falsettos’ Rings False With Dated, Annoying Elements

‘Falsettos’ Rings False With Dated, Annoying Elements

Panning a play or musical that appeared on Broadway and was Tony-nominated is not easy; clearly some people liked the show. However, the annoyingly stereotypical portrayals in “Falsettos,” which opened at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles on April 17, 2019, rang false and came-off as dated. The plot of William Finn […]

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