Articles by Michelle Clay
As a musical roast, Randy Newman's Harps and Angels is everything a Newman fan would want and hope for
Richard Kalinoski’s heartbreaking tale of two Armenian holocaust survivors is truly unique in the way it addresses the necessity for love in the wake of tragedy
ToTuus Artists presents The World Premiere of Circle Dance, the story of a seemingly perfect modern family on the verge of implosion
Ahmanson Theatre presents the World Premiere directed by Rob Ashford. Raul Esparza stars in the uplifted new musical Leap of Faith
LATC presents The Reckoning. A good-intentioned semi-historical family melodrama that unfortunately misses its mark
Female Dog productions Presents: Bitch The Play, a collection of true life stories surrounding the constantly evolving meanings and uses of one evocation five-letter word
Director Gordeon Edelstein renders a fairly forgettable production of an American Classic
The Lincoln Center Theatre Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific enchants and delights now at the Ahmanson Theatre
Gloria Naylor's classic collection of short stories is revisited in the musical creation by Tim Actio. The Women of Brewster Place the Musical - Now at the Celebration Theatre in Hollywood
The Kirk Douglas Theatre's 2009/2010 season winds down with a one-man show from David Cale
Tony Award Nominated Director Maria Aitken combines suspense, slapstick and Shadow puppets to bring the irresitably funny "The 39 Steps" to Los Angeles' Ahmanson Theatre
Celebration Theatre opens its 27th season with a slam dunk in its current production of the satirical, Christian pop musical Altar Boyz.
The Theatre @ Boston Court opens its 2010 All New Works Season with Luis Alfaro's powerful reimagining of an enduring Greek tragedy
Martin Sheen and Frances Conroy star in Frank D. Gilroy's Pulitzer Prize winning Classic "The Subject Was Roses"
Musical Theater West presents a powerful, near perfect production of Sweeney Todd at the Carpenter Theatre in Long Beach
Tommy Carter's gritty, hard-hitting drama delves into the sadly familiar terrain of police brutality and corruption
Frantic Redhead Productions presents the rarely produced Tennessee Williams' classic "Orpheus Descending" at the Theatre/Theater in Los Angeles
John Patrick Shanley's contemporary folktale asks: Does being a good friend necessarily have to include risking life and limp, literally?
The holiday classic A Christmas Carol revisits the Madrid Theatre bringing with it much heartwarming, holiday cheer
In Gabe McKinley's World Premiere play, the two long-time friends face-off with their indulgent past and take a sober look at their all-too-present future
Mary Poppins: Broadway's Practically Perfect Magical Musical flies into the Ahmanson
CREATING KARMA the BEST FEATURE in the 2008 Broad Humor Film Festival makes its US Theatrical release in Los Angeles.
Naked Boys Singing, the musical comedy revue comes home to Los Angeles, baring it all in the name of big laughs
What Goes Around... Comes Around
The Golden Gays explores the world of four older gay men who are unhealthily obsessed with the famous foursome. Thanks to their equally dysfunctional therapist, they are able to explore their obsession through a novel new therapy: Drag role-play
A sensational production of the Tony Award Winning "August: Osage County" opens at the Ahmanson with well-deserved standing ovations
The comedy School for Suckers highlights five young adults experience at being served the inevitable suck punch by the real world
Bright Ideas takes the absurdity of excessive parental devotion, wraps it in a richly textured abstract set, adds a healthy dash of Macbeth and ties it all together with a bright bow of screwball comedy
Tall Blonde Productions and Elephant Stageworks presents the West Coast Premiere of Manuscript, Paul Grellong's ode to the unrequitted Wordsmith, and those who try to steal their work
The Whitefire Theatre presents two legends in Back-to-back Solo Shows Billie & Bogie