Local Performances Articles
"A Good Soldier," at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble through August 7, examines classical questions of conscience and duty in the setting of the war in Iraq.
Whatever political standpoint one might have, one cannot ignore the superb performances and clever script of Stuff Happens.
The Sedarises have met with much success in literature and the arts, and this play provides a full measure of evidence regarding why.
Twyla Tharps Movin Out rocked the house in the OC. Opening up to warm reviews across the country, the musical debut in 2002 and is still going strong. The story, conceived and directed by Twyla Tharp, about Billy Joels infamous characters as they travel through the turbulent times of the 20th century.
The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine is an independent hit that will definitely make you laugh and cry at the same time.
These three one-act plays will allow you to relax for the evening while they give you a different point of view on how to see things.
I'm sure every hotel room has a story, especially 'California Suite', a quaint little play filled with entertainment and laughter!
The Quarterly Report is a low-budget pleasure in a big-budget town.
Compelling material, admirably staged and artfully directed, powerfully acted, stays with you long after the last curtain call.
Six separate stories, all named Sex, interlaced on a single stage - you'd think somebody would get some action!
Silence is not always golden as this entertaining theatre production proves.
I was among the lucky audience to experience the unique brilliant performance of the Eifman Ballet at the Orange County Performing Arts Center on May 31st. This ballet is a must see for anyone who appreciates dance and ballet.
Does God Sing like Ehtel Merman? Who knows? But the journey to find out is quite interesting.
"Lips Together, Teeth Apart": A tale of fears, love, and making it work despite your differences.
Veteran Actor will take you on a journey through the New York of his youth.
This work of the internationally acclaimed political satirist sputters more than it skewers.
Presenting Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's "The Threepenny Opera" is a formidable challenge for at least three reasons, and even the most modest production is measured against the best that have gone before.
West Coast Premiere of "Electricidad" at the Mark Taper Forum. Based on Sophocles' "Electra".
Challenging, edgy, even difficult. But there is plenty of meat here to dig into.
The show holds your attention throughout. Pieces are all short, and the overall performance just over an hour in length, so it packs quite an intense punch.