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THEATERTIMES | 2016 REVIEWS

ROUTE ’16 Theatertimes’ Review Highlights An early favorite in the 2016 theater year was Barcelona by Bess Wohl, above with Betty Gilpin and Carlos Leal (above). Ms. Gilpin was cited as a likely candidate for top female performance of this year. 2016 REVIEWS The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey / Kirk Douglas Theatre (Guest Production) …

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THEATERTIMES | 2014 REVIEWS

[one_half last=”no”] PREMIERE: ‘THE WHALE’ by Samuel D. Hunter | South Coast Repertory DIRECTOR: TEA ALAGIC ‘The Brothers Size’ | The Old Globe FEMALE LEAD: ANNE GEE BYRD ‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’ | Antaeus Theatre Company [/one_half] [one_half last=”yes”] MALE LEAD: MATTHEW ARKIN ‘The Whale’ | South Coast Repertory FEATURED FEMALE: HELEN SADLER ‘The Whale’ | …

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THEATERTIMES | 2013 REVIEWS

2013 IN THE REARVIEW A year of stand-out new work from Hwang, Gionfriddo, Hunter and more Though attendance was down, the rewards for theatergoing in 2013 were up and that is primarily due to being in the right place for good writing. And, the work leaned towards the new, with world premieres by David Henry …

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THEATERTIMES | 2012 REVIEWS

2012 In the Rearview . . . In 2012, Theatertimes reviewed 23 productions at ten Southern California theaters. Two favorites, seen by chance on the same day, were The Old Globe productions of two musicals. The West Coast premiere of John Kander and Fred Ebb’s The Scottsboro Boys in the afternoon, and the world premiere …

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THEATERTIMES | 2008 REVIEWS

2008 IN THE REARVIEW Unforgettable musicals, comedies, And a visit to ‘This Beautiful City’ The number of quality productions attended by Theatertimes in 2008 was higher than usual, which made the ‘Rearview’ recognition process both easier and more enjoyable. It was a big year for attending musicals, and they were largely enjoyed. Not surprisingly, the …

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THEATERTIMES | 2007 REVIEWS

2007 IN THE REARVIEW A ‘Quality’ premiere and revival of ‘Dear’ Are among the year’s stand-outs The number of quality productions attended by Theatertimes in 2007 was higher than usual, which made the ‘Rearview’ recognition process both easier and more enjoyable. These personal citations of appreciation are intended to be made each January for the …

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THEATERTIMES | INTERVIEWS

Theater Amy Brenneman ‘Staying on Top’ • Amy Brenneman adds both luster and depth to the female characters she portrays, whether on stage, television, or in film. As she has gained acclaim and influence through a succession of hit TV shows, from “NYPD Blue,” to “Judging Amy,” and “Private Practice” she has been able to …

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THEATERTIMES | NOVEMBER 2006

NOVEMBER 2006 Click title to jump to review   THE ’60S by Trish Soodik | Pacific Resident Theatre AUTOBAHN by Neil LaBute | The Open Fist NIGHTINGALE by Lynn Redgrave | Mark Taper Forum PHAEDRA by Jean Racine | A Noise Within RIDICULOUS FRAUD by Beth Henley | South Coast Repertory O Boom, Baby Boom …

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THEATERTIMES | OCTOBER 2006

OCTOBER 2006 Click title to jump to review   BACH AT LIEPZIG by Itamar Moses | South Coast Repertory FENCES by August Wilson | Pasadena Playhouse NOTHING SACRED by George F. Walker | South Coast Repertory OTHELLO by William Shakespeare | The Old Globe SONIA FLEW by Melinda Lopez | Mark Taper Forum    

THEATERTIMES | SEPTEMBER 2006

SEPTEMBER 2006- KEEP Click title to jump to review   THE BIGGER MAN by Jason Robert Brown | Circle X CURTAINS by David Grieg | Ahmanson Theatre MUCH ADOOBIE BROS ABOUT NOTHING | Troubadour Theatre Company SHEAR MADNESS by Paul Portner | Laguna Playhouse WATER & POWER by Richard Montoya for Culture Clash | Mark …

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