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A Steady Rain

Steppenwolf Theatre co-founder Jeff Perry (Scandal) directs the Los Angeles premiere of a riveting drama by Keith Huff (Mad Men, House of Cards) that will have audiences on the edge of their seats. Filled with sharp storytelling and biting repartee, A Steady Rain is a gritty, darkly poetic duologue about two Chicago police officers whose [...]

LA’s Tony Frankel Stirring up the Hornet’s Nest in Chi-Town [UPDATED]

LA’s Tony Frankel Stirring up the Hornet’s Nest in Chi-Town [UPDATED]

Update: Double Wow. Our very own Jason Rohrer stepped into the fray in the comments section and then came a fellow named Chuck Skinner. And…well…take a look below…I’ve emboldened the added comments… Wow. One thing you gotta say about our boy Tony Frankel, editor-in-chief and regional critic for Stage and Cinema, he is consistent and [...]

The cast of "Two Gentlemen of Chicago" at the FalconTheatre. Credit: Chelsea Sutton.

TWO GENTLEMEN OF CHICAGO (FALCON THEATRE): 100% – SWEET

SWEET Two Gentlemen Of Chicago looks a sure thing to sell out performance after performance, and rightly so. Troubies’ fans are legion, and certain to be tickled pink by this latest inspired tribute to two of the world’s greatest. Shakespeare plus Chicago equals Magic. Steven Stanley – StageSceneLA SWEET Troubie standards are always up there, [...]

Bubbles and Crocodile Dentist

Clown Car Chronicles: The Same Suitcase in Another Hall, Part 1

3 weeks later. I find myself with shorter hair and more kissing under my belt (not literally… or maybe). Where has this summer gone? I lie in bed sometimes unable to fall asleep because up until recently, I haven’t thought too far ahead into fall/winter/2012.  For me, everything has been leading up to this summer: [...]

Clown Car Chronicles: Hello Goodbye Hello Goodbye!

Clown Car Chronicles: Hello Goodbye Hello Goodbye!

In a half a day I will be embarking on a trip with the Clowns to half-way across America and back.  Fortunately, our show has been met with enough praise and attention for us to understand that this is something worth sharing and investing more time into.  And while traveling to Minnesota and back may not [...]

Harnessing LA’s Theatre Hangover

Harnessing LA’s Theatre Hangover

Well the week that was was, and now we L.A. theatre artists are just beginning to wake-up from our heady hangover of festivals, panels, conferences, nametags, and soul-searching. Much soul-searching, actually, which is a great thing for L.A. theatre. And now, with a few weeks of hindsight, is when the real soul-searching matters most. Now [...]