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THEATER Theater Reviews • Interviews • Articles FEATURE • A Sondheim Summit SCR services Sondheim well with a soaring production that gives voice to his penultimate masterwork (2019) • READ FEATURE • ‘Rock’ and a hard place Lauren Yee’s dive into 1970s Cambodian pop lands her amid standing ovations (2018) • READ SPECIAL REPORT • …

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THEATERTIMES | 2016 REVIEWS

2016 REVIEWS The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey / Kirk Douglas Theatre (Guest Production) All The Way / South Coast Repertory Amadeus / South Coast Repertory Arcadia / A Noise Within Barcelona / Geffen Playhouse Bed / Echo Theater Company Big Sky / Geffen Playhouse Birder / The Road Theatre Bull / Rogue Machine Theatre …

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THEATERTIMES | 2014 REVIEWS

2014 IN THE REARVIEW A first visit to the Rogue Machine nets an rewards for company and critic Even with only a sampling of Southern California productions, one could justify calling 2014 a good theater, with a couple repeat performances that earn double takes in the rearview. Among these were an institution, a writer and …

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THEATERTIMES | 2013 REVIEWS

2013 REVIEWS Aesop in Rancho Cucamonga / Mainstreet Theatre Company Backbeat / Ahmanson Theatre Boeing Boeing / La Mirada Theatre The Brothers Size / The Old Globe Chinglish / South Coast Repertory Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune / Sidewalk Studio Theatre The Gift / Geffen Playhouse His Girl Friday / La Jolla …

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THEATERTIMES | 2007 REVIEWS

2007 REVIEWS 13 / Mark Taper Forum A Picasso /   Geffen Playhouse The Adding Machine /  La Jolla Playhouse And Neither Have I Wings to Fly /   Road Theatre Company Art / Laguna Playhouse Assassins /  Sight Unseen Theatre Atlanta, the musical /   Geffen Playhouse Attempts on her Life /    Unknown Theatre Avenue Q …

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A JONES FOR MILES

NO SMALL PARTS The Brothers Arkin get swallowed by whales by CRISTOFER GROSS L]/dropcap]arger-than-life characters, from Achilles and Lysistrata to FDR and Harriett Tubman, are literature’s meat-and-potatoes. How the everyman reaches greatness, or how the mighty fall, fuels both inspirational stories and cautionary tales that share what it means to be human. In Herman Melville’s …

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SWEENEY TODD

A SONDHEIM SUMMIT SCR services ‘Sweeney Todd’ well with a soaring production that gives voice to the master’s masterwork. by CRISTOFER GROSS In the second half of the 20th Century, Stephen Sondheim wrote the music and lyrics for 14 full productions and lyrics for another half-dozen. The range of subjects and styles he explored gave …

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LOVE AT FIRST FIGHT

LOVE AT FIRST FIGHT Can Jenn Lyon and Douglas Sills give John Guare a ‘Girl’ to remember? by CRISTOFER GROSS In 2003, Britain’s National Theatre asked playwright John Guare to create a new stage comedy by ‘marrying’ the 1940 film His Girl Friday with the 1928 play that had inspired it. “It was Nick Hytner’s …

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CALLING THE SHOTS | 3

CALLING THE SHOTS 1 | 2 | 3 « ‹ 1 of 9 › » Debora Robinson worked for the Los Angeles Times before going freelance and working for clients including the Anaheim Angels, Anaheim Ducks, and South Coast Repertory. At SCR she shot events for many years before moving into production photography when Henry …

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CALLING THE SHOTS | Theater Photography

CALLING THE SHOTS A look at capturing theater through the views and viewfinders of eight veteran photographers A THEATERTIMES PHOTO FEATURE Top row, Alessandra Mello, Kevin Berne, Ken Howard and Michael Lamont, Bottom row, Darrett Sanders, Ed Krieger, Debora Robinson and Craig Schwartz Production photography stands alone at the intersection of the performing and visual …

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