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January 01, 1990 - February 04, 2013 + Theatre Talk

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Pysch-o Awards listen Download

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It’s no surprise that awards—and awards shows—are more arbitrary and less official than they would have you believe, but this year’s two biggest theater awards...

HD or Not HD: That Is the Future? listen Download

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Today we're going to talk about the future of theater — and how you may be watching it at movie theaters or even on your...

L.A.'s Ears Are Ringing listen Download

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Last week and this week have been a festival of riches for fans of big, innovative operatic work. The main event that kicked off one...

Linguistic Elegies listen Download

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A big, ambitious, and rough new drama is currently receiving its World Premiere in Culver City. It's called The Wake and it's a must-see...

Truly Awake listen Download

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Love and Forgiveness listen Download

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One of the best Off-Broadway plays of last year — one that hasn't made it to Los Angeles yet — was titled Becky Shaw. Written...

American Masters listen Download

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In the world of theatrical American music two men stand out. In musicals, it's Stephen Sondheim and in opera, it's John Adams. This week, here in Los...

Scottsboro Boys and Detroit Dreamgirls listen Download

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There are some subjects that just feel right for musicals — a singing family in the Alps, for example, or a backstage look at dancer's audition. And...

Bridge Project, Globe Project? listen Download

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Okay, we have to talk about Shakespeare.  Last week I was in New York to see this year's installment of the Bridge Project, an ambitious,...

Heartayck listen Download

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Two small, but incredibly well-acted revivals of British plays are currently making Los Angeles audiences laugh and squirm. The first is Alan Ayckbourn's 1974 comedy,...

Junkers listen Download

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The lives of artists, especially painters, are very tempting to put on stage.  Not only do you have the inherent conflict that comes with tempestuous...

To the Lighthouse listen Download

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Theatergoers today are living through the downsizing of the American musical. When Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel premiered on Broadway in 1945 it boasted over...

Camelot Is Over listen Download

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Those are the triumphant opening bars of Lerner and Loewe's musical Camelot — a show that opened less than a month after JFK was elected...

Pee-Wee 2.0 listen Download

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Each week in this town, brave performers mount tiny shows in tiny theaters hoping that someone will spot their talent. In 1980, Paul Reubens was...