Konstantine Stanislavski Love art in yourself and not yourself in art.

Harold Clurman The stage is life, music, beautiful girls, legs, breasts, not talk or intellectualism or dried-up academics.

Studio C Artists »

If Later Were Now – Hollywood Theatre Owner John Coppola Has a Vision by Tracey Paleo~ Sitting down at the local Starbucks...

Bang! »

by Tony Bartolone~ It was fitting that the grand re-opening of Bang Comedy Institute and Theater was topped off with a...

Hollywood Fringe Festival [film] »

by Danny Rangel~ LA Theatre Review talked to Ezra Buzzington, the curator of this year’s Hollywood Fringe Festival [film] program. Give...

Once and Future Fringe »

Interview with Ben Hill, Hollywood Fringe Festival Director, and Fringe Founder, 7/12/11 by Bree Long~ L.A. Theater Review sits down with Hollywood...

The First Annual LATR Hollywood Fringe Crossword Puzzle »

Our own Joel Elkins loves crossword puzzles and as a hobby creates his own. He created one for our coverage...

The Opening Night Party at Fringe Central »

by Marcus Kaye ~ Last night, The Fringe Opening Night party went off with a bang amidst a flurry of show...

Theatre of the Month El Centro

El Centro »

by Ashley Steed~ Chaplin Stage Company: Full Circle Theatrics DBA El Centro Theatre Managing Partners Alice Ensor & Joe Koonce Neighborhood: Hollywood Address: 804 N.El Centro, Los Angeles, CA 90038 Website: www.elcentrotheatre.com Seat capacity: 99 (The Circle) & 45 (The Chaplin) When...

February 24 2011 / No comment / Read More »
Company of Angels

Company of Angels »

by Ashley Steed~ Company: Company of Angels Neighborhood: Downtown LA Address: 501 South Spring Street 3rd Floor, Los Angeles CA 90013 Website: www.companyofangels.org Seat capacity: 50 When founded: 1959 Parking: Street Parking and Underground Parking at the Alexandria as well...

December 11 2010 / 3 comments / Read More »
Sacred Fools

Sacred Fools »

by Ashley Steed~ Company: Sacred Fools Neighborhood: East Hollywood/Los Feliz Address: 660 N. Heliotrope Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90004 Website: www.sacredfools.org Seat capacity: 74 When founded: 1997 Parking: We have a dedicated lot behind...

November 20 2010 / No comment / Read More »
Reviews

All the King’s Men at The El Portal Forum Theatre »

All the King’s Men at The El Portal Forum Theatre

by Joel Elkins~ When a talented cast and thoroughly professional production team present an adaptation of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, how can it miss? ...

Aug 24 2012 / No comment / Read More »

Modern Drama at Studio/Stage »

Modern Drama at Studio/Stage

by Geoff Hoff~ It takes guts to compare your play with Noël Coward and Pirandello as Theatre Unleashed did with the production of the play...

Aug 16 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

Mental Creatures at Lounge Theatre »

Mental Creatures at Lounge Theatre

by Joel Elkins~ Mental Creatures, finishing up its world premiere at the Lounge Theatre this weekend, is a flawed but at times riveting portrayal of...

Aug 16 2012 / No comment / Read More »

Lorca in a Green Dress at The New Casa 0101 Theater »

Lorca in a Green Dress at The New Casa 0101 Theater

~by Brian Sonia-Wallace This is a tough play. Its language is gorgeous, much taken right from the pen of Federico Garcia Lorca, the Spanish poet...

Aug 10 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

Our House at the Lounge Theatre »

Our House at the Lounge Theatre

by Tracey Paleo~ Are news and entertainment interchangeable? In the West Coast premiere of Our House, currently being presented by Wasatch Theatrical Ventures at The Lounge...

Jul 14 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »

Trio Los Machos at The New Casa 0101Theater »

Trio Los Machos at The New Casa 0101Theater

~by Brian Sonia-Wallace Trio Los Machos is one of those tricky plays that straddles the line between community and professional theatre and so winds up...

Jul 6 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »
Hollywood Fringe

2012 Fringe, Final Reviews – Part 2 »

2012 Fringe, Final Reviews – Part 2

Here are our final eight reviews for 2012 Hollywood Fringe Festival: Before the Red Trees Come, Diary of a Sociopathic Freakazoid, Lolera, Making Love Over There, The Last Five Years, Leprechauns and Lies and The Collector and an extra review of Cycles: Before the Red...

Jun 25 2012 / 2 comments / Read More »

2012 Fringe, Final Reviews – Part 1 »

2012 Fringe, Final Reviews – Part 1

The Fringe Festival ended yesterday. Here are three more reviews. We will post more as the final reviews are turned in. In this post: Sister Cities, The Black Glass and I Do Card Tricks and I’m Funny Sister Cities at The Underground Theater by Tony Bartolone~ STAGES Theatre...

Jun 25 2012 / No comment / Read More »

2012 Fringe, Day 11 »

2012 Fringe, Day 11

Today, we review eight shows: Michael’s Daughter, On the Rag to Riches, There’s No Place Like… , Poe and Mathews, Drunk With Hope in Chicago, If Water Were Present It Would Be Called Drowning, Gumshoe McMonocle and D Is for Dog: Michael’s Daughter @ The Complex...

Jun 24 2012 / 1 comment / Read More »
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