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  • REVIEW: Uplifting return by Dance Theatre of Harlem

    REVIEW: Uplifting return by Dance Theatre of Harlem
    Dance Theatre of Harlem has risen from the dead with stunning aplomb and force. It's not a miracle, though, except perhaps of perseverance and hard work. When the company announced a yearlong hiatus in 2004, it had 44 dancers and a $2.3 million debt....
  • REVIEW: 'The Testament of Mary' at Victory Gardens

     REVIEW: 'The Testament of Mary' at Victory Gardens
    As most theaters trot out their Scrooge, Schooner or George Bailey, the Victory Gardens Theater opens a difficult, sparse, austere, intense and most assuredly haunting piece that — given the graphic depiction of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ...
  • Review: 'The Lookingglass Alice' by Lookingglass Theatre

    Review: 'The Lookingglass Alice' by Lookingglass Theatre
    Some of us must have been "dreaming as the days go by," but the "Lookingglass Alice" is now, well, older than Alice herself. Lewis Carroll's adventurous traveler declares herself to be 7-1/2. David Catlin's adaptation of "Alice's Adventures in...
  • Wallis Annenberg Center raises 2nd-season curtain amid challenges

    Wallis Annenberg Center raises 2nd-season curtain amid challenges
    In the performing arts, the show must go on, even after the leading actor has exited the stage. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts kicked off its second season last week in a dramatically different state than when it first opened its...
  • Florida travel calendar for October

    Florida travel calendar for October
     Check out festivals and events in October across the state.  View events this coming weekend, or view the whole month's offerings by region below:  This list is organized by region.   Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach,...
  • A provocative 'Kingdom City' at La Jolla Playhouse

    A provocative 'Kingdom City' at La Jolla Playhouse
    There is one week remaining to catch “Kingdom City” at La Jolla Playhouse, and anyone who values the power of theater to stimulate meaningful dialogue about significant issues dare not miss it. In its striking intensity and genuinely...
  • Joffrey's 'Swan Lake' is set to take wing

     Joffrey's 'Swan Lake' is set to take wing
    "You know, Degas was groundbreaking," says choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. "He painted ballet rehearsal the way it really is: The girls are sweaty, they have a bad back, they're leaning over. They're in their undergarments. He wanted to paint the...
  • 'Venus in Fur' is a delicious study of sexual power dynamics

     'Venus in Fur' is a delicious study of sexual power dynamics
    Depending on your taste for kink, "Venus in Fur," David Ives' twisty tale about a casting session between a smug playwright and an earthy actress trying out for the role of a well-born 19th century dominatrix, will be either a dream come true or a...
  • REVIEW: 'The Night Alive' at Steppenwolf Theatre ★★★

    REVIEW: 'The Night Alive' at Steppenwolf Theatre ★★★
    The question of what you will feel like when you die — and, more specifically, whether you will actually feel like you are dead — suffuses Conor McPherson's "The Night Alive." The season opener at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company is another raw...
  • L.A.'s theater community resumes discussion of wages and fiscal health

    L.A.'s theater community resumes discussion of wages and fiscal health
    In late summer rumors began circulating of a potential coup within Los Angeles' thronging and boisterous smaller theater scene. A renegade group of artists and producers, private Facebook messages and lobby whispers revealed, was meeting at...
  • Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'

    Lois Smith, a veteran actor, is just reaching her 'Prime'
    Even after six decades, Lois Smith still feels a thrill whenever she steps out on stage. "In a certain way, I guess the excitement probably deepens like other things do," said Smith, 83, who received the Obie Lifetime Achievement Award last year for her...