“Aliens, Immigrants and Other Evil Doers” at Los Angeles Theatre Center

I have seen and reviewed many one-person shows over the years. I love the bravery of the genre. Some have been brilliant, some disasters, but none are more exciting and unique than performance artist José Torres-Tama’s Aliens, Immigrants and Other Evil Doers. In a scintillating, utterly absorbing seventy-five minutes, Mr. Torres-Tama dissects the current immigrant … Continue reading “Aliens, Immigrants and Other Evil Doers” at Los Angeles Theatre Center

“Hannah and the Dread Gazebo” at The Fountan Theatre

Jiehae Park’s play, Hannah and the Dread Gazebo, premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2017, where it was seen by Fountain Theatre Artistic Director Stephen Sachs, who found a way to bring to it to Los Angeles. The play, co-produced by Fountain Theatre in partnership with East West Players, is set in 2011 shortly … Continue reading “Hannah and the Dread Gazebo” at The Fountan Theatre

“Bronco Billy: The Musical” at Skylight Theatre Company

Based on Bronco Billy, Clint Eastwood’s 1980 film, Bronco Billy: The Musical is a classic, out-and-out old fashioned musical comedy crafted to delight an audience with great singing, vigorous dancing, hilarious oddball characters, and a romantic through-line with complications that lead to a crowd pleasing finale. The year is 1979 and Bronco Billy’s Wild West … Continue reading “Bronco Billy: The Musical” at Skylight Theatre Company