TAGGED WITH DRAMA
From drunken revelry to the bloody battlefield, this gripping tale of fathers and sons remains one of Shakespeare’s most exciting histories, and this lean, muscular version dives deep into the heart of that timeless question: What does it mean to become a Man?
This summer, L.A. audiences get to see a brand new play by Tennessee Williams. Darkly comic and crackling with sexual tension, this enthralling tale of prejudice, sexual politics and passion is the first-ever Williams Estate-approved stage adaptation of the Tennessee Williams screenplay.
The play centers on the complex relationship between a sensitive and lonely young woman, and a young doctor. Her touching attempts to sway his emotions and his uncertainty as to where his heart should lead him take the audience on a moving journey.
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.
Gritty, passionate, funny and heartbreaking, Awake and Sing! by Clifford Odets still resonates 80 years after its 1935 premiere by the Group Theatre. Director Elina de Santos and actress Marilyn Fox return to the Odyssey with their critically-acclaimed revival back by popular demand.
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.