The world premiere of Carol Real’s “Doesn’t Anyone Know What a Pancreas Is?” is extremely funny and well cast, but seems more appropriate for a network sitcom than for the stage of EST/LA.
Backstage member Tara Battani is a SAG-AFTRA actor who earned her B.A. in theater from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Tex., and has since booked several roles as a result of reading Backstage.
“Fly Me to the Moon,” the new comedy by Marie Jones about the misadventures of two healthcare workers, at 59E59 Theaters in the 1st Irish Festival, is just plain fun.
Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick’s 1979 Broadway flop “Murder at the Howard Johnson’s” gets a cozy and amiably acted revival. It’s trite and shallow, but the laughs come consistently.
“On the Future,” presented by the New York Neo-Futurists, adds up to some 80 minutes of lively, inspired frivolity—with serious underpinnings—riffing on the titular theme.
In its riveting U.S. premiere at Los Angeles’ Fountain Theatre, Athol Fugard’s “The Blue Iris” treads delicately across the landscape of the heart.
Returning to Broadway this fall in “The Performers,” Ari Graynor is consciously fighting her recent state of apprehension regarding stage work.
"Glee" cast members will perform L.A. students' scripts at The Biggest Show 2012, organized by the Young Storytellers Foundation.
David Greig’s “Midsummer [a play with songs],” from Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, wastes impressive theatrical resources on two losers slouching toward an uncertain relationship.
The president of Jujamcyn Theaters was a guest on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to talk about the growth of Broadway ticket sales and attendance this season.