TAGGED WITH LOS ANGELES
By Patrick Hurley, Dir. Casey Kringlen. From Ancient Greece to present-day NYC, a man soars across time and space as untold gay histories collide. Weathering the tragic winds of yesterday, he arrives on the cusp of a better tomorrow. Part of The New Play Festival; Dec. 1-3, 8 pm; Sat., Dec. 3, 2 pm.
Celebrated mezzo-soprano Julia Migenes (Diva on the Verge) returns to the Odyssey Theatre with her newest show, once again directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak. Julia Migenes Sings Kurt Weill opens at the Odyssey on October 9.
Twelfth Night is a professional production directed by one-time Royal Shakespeare Company member Kenneth Sabberton. “The Great Los Angeles Air Raid” in 1942 at the height of WW2 and alien-invasion hysteria provides a rich context to thrust upon Shakespeare’s charming twins Viola and Sebastian.
Our two one acts confront the perception of truth. In “The Whole Truth”, sequestered jurors are on opposite sides in the trial of the century, both are right. Absolutely right. And in “Cornered”, a woman is trapped by a mysterious stranger and must confront her own fears to be able to break free.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television stages Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel” at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse. Based on Ferenc Molnar’s play “Liliom.” Directed by Jeremy Mann, with musical direction by Dan Belzer. The musical features Broadway actress Linda Kerns and undergraduate acting students.
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.