An uneducated man who can barely read, Yank seems relatively content shoveling coal on an ocean liner until he encounters the beautiful, sophisticated, and bored daughter of a multi-millionaire who sees Yank as nothing more than "a hairy ape"
Can you get blood from a stone? Sure. As Travis visits his family before moving West to "start over," we find that his "family is a life sentence... shot through with darkly funny observations and exposed nerves" (per the Hollywood Reporter)
When Luke, a young gay man, is involved in a near-fatal auto accident, his long-term, live-in lover must struggle with "what happens next? when Luke's very conservative out-of-town parents - who have no idea that Luke is homosexual - rush to his side
HONKY is an uproarious study of racial rhetoric as it flounders in the treacherous waters of political correctness - a story about the hot potatoes of racism and commercialism in America's current culture as seen by some guys trying to sell sneakers
"Shine Darkly, Illyria" continues the tale begun by Shakespeare in "Twelfth Night," exploring some possibilities that might have happened after "happily ever after" which incorporate lovely fairy-like costumes, some moon dust, and music and dance
A talented director, screenwriter, and television producer, John Hindman provided some interesting and intriguing observations on GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES, which he directs, and on his views about live theater more generally
Playwright Greg Kalleres and director Gregg Daniel have teamed up for the Los Angeles premiere of HONKY, a hilarious play about the rhetoric of racism and the effect of racism on consumer buying, poking fun at our need to remain "politically correct"
The 11th Annual Mother and Son "Magical Ball" supporting Autism Speaks to be held on Friday May 13th 2016 at The Santa Monica Windjammers Yacht Club, 13589 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m featuring "Alphonso The Magician"
A post-apocalyptic tale set in gray stone walls, ENDGAME posits a chess game where nobody can win as blind, wheelchair-bound Hamm interacts with his faithful retainer and his parents, residing in nearby trash cans, with bleak humor and lilting poetry
How will Bella, the mother of 16-year-old Luisa, and Hucklebee, the father of 20-year-old Matt, get their kids to fall in love? Maybe by building a high wall between their houses and the help of the machiavellian El Gallo who has plans of his own
Two arms negotiators, an American and a Soviet, meet during the Cold War to develop a nuclear arms treaty; but the rigid, priggish American is flummoxed by his experienced and crafty Russian counterpart's insistence on taking a walk and being buddies
Recognized by his peers as one of the finest sleight-of-hand virtuosos in the world, John Carney - who will perform his popular stage show, Carney Magic, at the Colony Theatre in Burbank - shares some of his thoughts on magic as a unique art form
The Edwardian Balls are a turn-of-the-century world that presents an inimitable, whimsical and surrealistic living interpretation, and celebration of the late macabre cult author, comic artist, illustrator and cartoonist, Edward Gorey.
A poignant tale of restaurant workers at the lowest rung of the kitchen ladder, this play explores immigration, poverty, and other problems which face this country today from the personal, no-hold-barred perspective of four men trying to survive
The classic tale "Alice in Wonderland" receives a modern, musical update in the world premiere of "The Story of Alice" (directed by Gary Reed, book and lyrics by Michael Cormier, music by Scott Hiltzik) at The Matrix Theatre here in Los Angeles
A brilliant media analyst is being recruited by the Leather Apron Club, a group founded by Benjamin Franklin and in existence for over 200 years, which may be responsible for shaping America's destiny - a secret government with unlimited powers
In the latest reboot of the ever-popular "Alice in Wonderland," Alice is transformed into a pouty contemporary teenager chasing a strange white rabbit down his hole trying to return his umbrella amid song and dance, all the while clutching her iPhone
A plantation slave who dreams of being free, Hero agrees to join his master and fight for the Confederacy during the Civil War when he is offered freedom in exchange for service - but what do loyalty, faithfulness, and freedom really entail?
It's 1969, and Johnny's Greenwich Village bar is a magnet attracting the disenfranchised, unhappy, and hopeless in this powerful tale of an angry and brutal black man in the Civil Rights era and his striving for power - not matter what that entails