15 September 2017

How blessed we Angelenos are: LA Opera’s Carmen is opera at its grandest, right here on Grand Avenue. I was immediately swept away by the opening strains of the “Prelude,” with Georges Bizet’s ebullient sounds as frothy as wave...

15 September 2017

 

 

 

The Greek tragedian Euripides’ rumination on war, Iphigenia in Aulis, is the Getty Villa’s annual outdoor classical theater production reviving a Greek classic at the Malibu amphitheater. Iphigenia...

24 August 2017

Playwright/director Roger Bean’s Honky Tonk Laundry is like a dramatization of a Country Western song: A hard luck tuneful tale featuring brokenhearted Southerners who are no longer (if they ever were) the belles of the ball,...

19 August 2017

Los Angeles, Aug. 19, 2017 – The Los Angeles Workers Center and Hollywood Progressive co-present the Ukrainian revolutionary classic Earth (Zemlya).

 

Aleksandr Dovzhenko’s revolutionary masterpiece...

11 August 2017

The Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum production of Alice Childress’ Trouble in Mind came to me as a theatrical revelation. It is a classic “the worm turns” tale: Manners (Mark Lewis) is a big shot white liberal Hollywood producer...

The word DETROIT in gold within a movie marquee
10 August 2017

Dr. Bob Fitrakis reviews the film; Detroit (2017); Amidst the chaos of the...

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