'The Gospel
at Colonus'

30 years after its L.A.
debut, the mythic musical,
reaches a new generation.

Ebony Repertory Theatre

Lightening strikes again in the revival of playwright Lee Breuer and composer Bob Telson's empassioned retelling of Sophocles play through a Pentecostal service.


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Rogue Machine Theatre

'The Tempest'

South Coast Repertory

'Reasons to be Pretty'

Geffen Playhouse


Kirk Douglas Theatre

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Aaron Posner

His adaptations of
Chekhov and Shakespeare
are 2014 highlights

15 Minutes With . . .

'It makes it a much more interesting play when we are hurled into that world along with the characters.'


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Bill Rauch [INTERVIEW]

Tower of Power [UPDATED]

Amy Brenneman [UPDATED]

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Laura Nyro's music gets
new life in a jazz concert
at the Segerstrom Center.

Theatertimes Blog

Pianist-arranger Billy Childs' recent CD, Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro is performed in full with three vocalists and a ten-piece chamber-jazz orchestra.

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