“Resa Fantastiskt Mystisk by Lars Mattsun” at Sacred Fools

Sacred Fools is locally world famous for bold, even outré theatre, even so the current production, Resa Fantastiskt Mystisk by Lars Mattsun, extends the righteous flame of theatrical invention into the quirky territory of, let’s say, Waiting for Guffman, or as another writer suggested, the hammy realm of Monty Python. I knew when I was … Continue reading “Resa Fantastiskt Mystisk by Lars Mattsun” at Sacred Fools

Door Number 3’s “Radiant Vermin” at Odyssey Theatre

Door Number 3, a new production company transplanted from Portland, Oregon, makes an impressive Los Angeles début with a slickly energetic staging of British playwright Philip Ridley’s fierce black comedy, Radiant Vermin. Set squarely in England, a struggling young couple, Ollie (Kapil Talwalkar) and his pregnant wife, Jill (Britt Harris), are lured into a mysterious … Continue reading Door Number 3’s “Radiant Vermin” at Odyssey Theatre

“American Saga – Gunshot Medley: Part 1” at Rogue Machine

Playwright Dionna Michelle Daniel has crafted a unique piece of theatre with American Saga – Gunshot Medley: Part 1. In a scant seventy minutes, she lays bare the horrors of the Black experience of slavery, its subjugation, cruelty and violence, as well as the human joy of life itself, of love and children. Ms. Daniel puts … Continue reading “American Saga – Gunshot Medley: Part 1” at Rogue Machine