KCRW’s Best of Los Angeles Theater 2012

And they just keep rolling in. The latest list of Los Angeles Faves in 2012 Theater is from KCRW theater critic Anthony Byrnes.

Again there is much crossover with McNulty, Morris and Shirley’s lists as well as our addition to the mix here at the Lemon.

Love this thought from Anthony on the musical Bad Apples at Circle X, a show I will be making a more concerted effort in catching when it returns in 2013.

Circle X showed real dramatic guts by producing a musical about, of all things, the Abu Ghraib prison scandal called Bad Apples. A polyamorous love story, I found myself laughing at the detestable, aroused by what at first seemed repugnant, and tapping my toes to a tune about torture. It’s also a compelling argument for why we need small theater tackling big ideas.

Good stuff.

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Colin Mitchell About the Author: COLIN MITCHELL: Actor/Writer/Director/Producer/Father, award-winning playwright and screenwriter, Broadway veteran, Marvel comics scribe, Van Morrison disciple, Zen-Catholic, a proud U.S. Army Brat conceived in Scotland and born in Frankfurt, Germany, currently living in Los Angeles and doing his best to piss off as many people as possible.

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