Arthur Miller’s Timeless ‘View From the Bridge’ in Los Angeles

Arthur Miller’s Timeless ‘View From the Bridge’ in Los Angeles

When Arthur Miller wrote “A View from the Bridge” in 1956, the country was in the throws of McCarthyism and the inherent Cold War fear mongering. In today’s atmosphere of xenophobia, the timelessness of Miller’s script is apparent and brought to life in the dramatic staging of “A View From the Bridge” that opened Wednesday night at […]

Stars Make ‘Grey Gardens’ Heart-Wrenching Musical Worth Seeing [Review]

Stars Make ‘Grey Gardens’ Heart-Wrenching Musical Worth Seeing [Review]

Many musicals feature show-stopping numbers that redeem otherwise tepid ones. However, few musicals feature the heart-wrenching starring performance that makes “Grey Gardens: The Musical,” which opened Wednesday at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles so worth seeing. Rachel York plays the dual roles of Edith Bouvier Beale in middle age and later her daughter, Little […]

Irreverent ‘Act of God’ in Los Angeles [Review]

Irreverent ‘Act of God’ in Los Angeles [Review]

After creating heaven and earth, God is now appearing, in the form of Sean Hayes, at the Ahmanson Theatre. An Act of God, which opened in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Feb. 10, is an irreverent retelling of the Godspels (sic) with an updated 10 commandments thrown in. While the show feels more like a stand-up […]