Maya Malan-Gonzalez’s contemporary Latinx take on A Christmas Carol shows promise despite production difficulties.
The Dickensian melodrama-turned-musical features an outstanding ensemble.
New American Folk Theatre’s world premiere needs stronger characters and a more compelling story to match the music.
Oak Park Festival Theatre’s production promenades through the Cheney Mansion.
Ronnie Marmo’s one-man show isn’t hilarious, but it’s arrestingly honest.
He never got the big breaks, but the 1990s improv and solo stalwart has figured some things out.
0 hour 57 min • 1987
A real-life Jewish “catcher” for the Gestapo never takes compelling shape in this Agency Theater Collective production.
It flopped on the Great White Way, but BoHo Theatre’s production finds the heart in this musical about tall tales and father-son relationships.
Lili-Anne Brown’s staging of the musical based on Alice Walker’s classic novel brings down the house.
Mark St. Germain’s play outlines an unlikely friendship between a Black civil rights activist and a onetime member of the KKK.
In Rick Cleveland’s play, the five men who followed Richard Nixon as POTUS open up about the job at his memorial.
The playwright’s second play in a trilogy comes from a place of personal experience and pain.
Two brothers try to steal from the Bard in Marriott’s entertaining take on the Broadway musical comedy.
Laugh Out Loud’s LA import can’t find the funny.