The performance artist-turned-playwright wrote his first naturalistic play about gender, family and trans issues, and along the way he fell in love with the form.
In ‘Feast of My Heart’ at Salvage Vanguard, eight playwrights and eight directors approach the theme of compassion. But don’t call it a holiday show.
The Canadian playwright of “The Best Brothers” didn’t know he had a play in him about an annoying but ultimately lovable new best friend.
The Hypocrites’ plucky, stripped-down takes on the G&S canon have become something of a sensation, and now they’re running them in a three-ring rep.
After three decades, the punk-rock/commedia troupe founded by a bunch of UCLA theatre grads has become an international force, and its star leader is still fighting the good fight.
More than an acting exercise or a comedy gimmick, improv may have grown into the legit theatrical genre some of its pioneers always envisioned.
How a troupe of L.A.-based improvisers reawakened one critic’s taste for the possibilities of live theatre.
The distance from the Royal Shakespeare Company to the Improvised Shakespeare may not be as far as you think.
Two new plays in two different cities raise new questions about shadowy government plots of the 1980s. Coincidence?
The composer’s new hybrid work takes on myths and truths of Los Angeles, as well as one of his recurring subjects: the musical-theatre form itself.