Theatre Reviews

Selma — The Insane Reasons Behind The Paraphrasing MLK Speeches

Selma — The Insane Reasons Behind The Paraphrasing MLK Speeches

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Laurie Birmingham Does It Again. Three Views – One Phenomenal Actress.

“Birmingham delivers a great performance, giving us a harrowing reincarnation of Albee’s Martha. Her Jesse drinks and says too much, spewing the toxic anger of a woman whose husband never made enough money or gave enough intimacy. Even the tradeoff — security — has now vanished; Poppy has had the audacity to not only get […]

The Mind of A Writer

When Robert Deniro presented the award for Best Adapted Screenplay at the March 2nd Oscar ceremony, he introduced writers with this: “The mind of a writer can be a truly terrifying thing. Isolated, neurotic, caffeine-addled, crippled by procrastination, consumed by feelings of panic, self-loathing, and soul-crushing inadequacy. And that’s on a good day.” How true. […]

What Makes A Person “Good?” A review of Good People.

David Lindsay-Abaire knows how to write a play.  Good People, now playing at the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood California, is one of them.  Last season on Broadway, Good People won the Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play of the Year. If you know Rabbit Hole, Linsday-Abaire won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama as well as five Tony Awards for […]