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 […]

Exploring Mystery of Love & Sex in L.A. [Review]

Exploring Mystery of Love & Sex in L.A. [Review]

The Mystery of Love & Sex a dramedy by Bathsheba Doran that opened Feb. 21 at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles gamely explores family relationships, stereotypes and shifting social norms. Making its West Coast debut, following an off-Broadway debut last year, the play is an ambitious exploration of lives in today’s complex world. […]

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 […]