Theatre Review

‘Beach People’ by Charles A. Duncombe @ City Garage Theatre
Where is happiness found if not on a beach? It is that irony that is the center-piece to the theatrical excitement and excellently florid script of Beach People written by Charles A. Duncombe, directed by Frédérique Michel, premiering at City Garage Theatre. While transparently proud in its existentialist reduction to being contemporary man, the play
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‘Remembering the Future’ by Peter Lefcourt
How is the future created from the past? What is the motivation for people to continue to pursue their aims of happiness when the most critical circumstance of their humanity – the aging of their bodies – moves their perception of the world away from their nascent opportunities they once dreamed possible? So much of
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A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay about the Death of Walt Disney by Lucas Hnath @ Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
In an irreverent and highly conceptualized play, A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay about the Death of Walt Disney by Lucas Hnath and Directed by Peter Richards at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble helps bring us into the imaginary world of a man whose imagination is his dominion. It is in the exercise of his imaginary
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‘Endgame’ by Samuel Beckett & Directed by Frédérique Michel @ City Garage Theatre
In a wild and dreamy tension between the occupation of the real-world with other human life in it and our private inner-life, Endgame by Mr. Samuel Beckett portrays a meditation on what plays a more significant role in our very own humanity? Prima facie, the world which involves conducting ourselves appropriately with others is necessary,
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‘The Red Dress’ Theatre Review @ The Odyssey Theatre
(Playing through November 19th)   In another installment of theatre which is attempting to hold a mirror upon the contemporary society through the recrudesence of the historically worst form of totalitarianism, Nazism, The Red Dress is most poignant in the cultural force imposed upon society as opposed to the more conventional ideas of totalitarianism being
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RED SAND review @ Santa Monica Playhouse
Red Sand is an extremely experimental work which quite simply misses the mark. Ignoring its positive attributes, which can easily be found in the incredible performing stamina of the actors and the highly laudable sound mixing for which the performance demanded, this is an inchoate medley of emotional representation that amounts to, at best, an
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