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A Well Conceived Premeditation

By Patrick Hurley

Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC) is hosting Encuentro 2014 a national theater festival, offering new and previously produced theatrical events and plays through November 10.  (more…)

Nice Has Something to Say

By Patrick Hurley

The effects of war, not only on the returning soldiers, but on their loved ones as well as the implications that the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have had on the collected psyche of our culture, are all examined in Vince Melocchi’s new drama Nice Things, playing now through November 23, at Rogue Machine. (more…)

Men are Bitches

By Patrick Hurley

 

The sensationalizing of violence in America gets a politically incorrect, maniacally brutal, but somehow proper skewering in Bitches playing now through November 2, at the Acting Artists Theater. (more…)

Plenty to Admire in Bountiful

By Patrick Hurley

There is an old storytelling trope, the one that says, you can never go home again. Whether or not we agree, one thing seems for certain, the most important aspect of going home is the journey. Horton Foote’s play The Trip to Bountiful, playing now at the Ahmanson Theatre is all about such a journey. (more…)