Posts tagged South Coast Repertory

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A BOUNTIFUL TRIP TO ‘ORANGE’

A BOUNTIFUL TRIP TO ‘ORANGE’ Aditi Brennan Kapil circles back to the family in foreign Orange County by CRISTOFER GROSS Playwrights start each script staring into blankness. Somewhere in that word doc or sheet of paper is the trailhead to something undiscovered – possibly ancient and unformed – they hope to capture in words and […]

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MARK RUCKER’S CURTAIN CALL

MARK RUCKER’S CURTAIN CALL A group portrait of the brilliant theater director who recast bow-taking by CRISTOFER GROSS PROLOGUE

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THEATERTIMES | APRIL 2016

APRIL 2016 Click title to jump to review OFFICE HOUR by Julia Cho | South Coast Repertory THE REVISIONIST by Jesse Eisenberg | Wallis Annenberg SEX WITH STRANGERS by Laura Eason | Geffen Playhouse SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR by Luigi Pirandello, adapted by Robert Brustein | A Noise Within TELL ME I’M […]

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THEATERTIMES | MARCH 2016

MARCH 2016 Click title to jump to review CLOUD 9 by Caryl Churchill | Antaeus Theatre Company GOING TO A PLACE WHERE YOU ALREADY ARE by Bekah Brunstetter | South Coast Repertory WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD by Sheila Callaghan | Kirk Douglas Theatre Sunsetting We’re warned about judging books by their covers but Bekah […]

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AARON POSNER

INTERMISSION | 15 MINUTES WITH: The dazzle The writer-director is having a big year with adaptations of Chekhov and Shakespeare Aaron Posner’s work was terra incognita for me until last spring, when Arye Gross told me his next stage role would be Dr. Sorn, blending brother Sorin and Dr. Dorn from Chekhov’s The Seagull, in […]

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AARON POSNER’S BALANCING ACTS

BALANCING ACTS Aaron Posner’s adaptations are a wonder by CRISTOFER GROSS In the way Prospero’s magic attracts new life to Miranda’s parched world in The Tempest, Aaron Posner and Teller are using it for an inviting, big-tent concept of the play. In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, the Duke of Milan, deposed and cast off with his […]

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THEATERTIMES | MAY 2014

MAY 2014 Click title to jump to review COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA by William Inge | A Noise Within A DELICATE BALANCE by Edward Albee | Odyssey Theatre DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING by Kimber Lee | Kirk Douglas Theatre PASSION PLAY by Sarah Ruhl | Chance Theater PRAY TO BALL by Amir Abdullah […]

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THEATERTIMES | MARCH 2009

MARCH 2009 Click title to jump to review DARWIN by Ian Carney and Corbin Popp | Kirk Douglas Theatre FROST/NIXON by Peter Morgan | Ahmanson Theatre GOLDFISH by John Kolvenbach | South Coast Repertory HOW THEATER FAILED AMERICA by Mike Daisey | Kirk Douglas Theatre IXNAY by Paul Kikuchi | East West Players Lighting the […]

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THEATERTIMES | FEBRUARY 2009

FEBRUARY 2009 Click title to jump to review ELLA by Jeffrey Hatcher | Laguna Playhouse NOISES OFF by Michael Frayn | South Coast Repertory TIME STANDS STILL by Donald Margulies | Geffen Playhouse The feeling is mutualism Michael Frayn’s Noises Off has been topping off operating budgets at major and minor theaters since its British […]

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THEATERTIMES | APRIL 2006

APRIL 2006 Click title to jump to review THE CONSTANT WIFE by W. Somerset Maugham | The Old Globe THE STUDIO by Christopher D’Amboise | South Coast Repertory UBU ROI by Alfred Jarry | A Noise Within Constance and variables "Suspension" is the key to The Studio: The show’s dancers must suspend themselves in gravity-defying […]