TAGGED WITH DRAMA
The Fountain Theatre continues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens on November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood.
Savvy Hester Ferris is the doyenne of Georgetown dinner parties whose influence in liberal politics is legendary. But when her son suddenly turns up with a Reaganite girlfriend and a shocking new conservative world view, Hester must choose between preserving her family and defending her cause.
Theater Mitu explores the history and contradictions of the US/Mexico border using verbatim transcripts of a 2-yr series of interviews,a devastating portrait of two cities — Cd. Juarez and El Paso, TX, 10/27-11/13; LATC, 514 S. Spring St., LA,90013; $24–$38;(866) 811-4111;www.thelatc.org.
Created and Produced by The Speakeasy Society, "The Johnny Cycle: Part One -The Quick and the Dead" takes audiences on a journey through war rooms and memories in an immersive theatrical production loosely inspired by Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun.