“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre

After more than 900 performances on Broadway and multiple Tony, Drama Desk and Critics Circle awards, including Best Musical, the national tour of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, now in its Los Angles stop at the Ahmanson Theatre, validates those awards in spades. A packed opening night house roared with laughter and applause … Continue reading “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder” at Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre

“Going to a Place where you Already Are” at South Coast Repertory

The universal conundrum of the end of life takes center stage in Bekah Brunstetter’s thoroughly engaging new play Going to a Place where you Already Are, now in its world premiere run at South Coast Repertory. The great dichotomy… is there nothing or something after death? Nothing is easy to understand. Life emerges from a … Continue reading “Going to a Place where you Already Are” at South Coast Repertory

“Past Time” at Sacred Fools Theatre Company

Like the finally honed comic classic of Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s On First,” the opening scene of Padraic Duffy’s new comedy, Past Time, now premiering at Sacred Fools Theatre Company, the niggling, bickering repartee of Leon Russom and French Stewart as long time friends James and Lou, is a giggling, guffaw-inducing splash of funny. The … Continue reading “Past Time” at Sacred Fools Theatre Company