Melanie Gable

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Looking back at 2010 OC Theater: Love, or a Lack Thereof

    Will BlakelyBrad Fraser's True Love Lies​Back in the days when water was clean, love was worth it and nothing but unlimited promise beckoned on the horizon, OC Weekly used to host an annual OC Weekly Theater Awards. Launched in 1997 in order to celebrate the best theatrical accomplishments of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Mind Over Heart in Monkey Wrench's "Fever"

    ​ Wallace Shawn's The Fever, a 90-minute, harrowing monologue that crawls through the mind of one quite eloquent--if quite loquacious--character, is a tough sell. And not only because it's a 90-minute, harrowing monologue that crawls through the mind of one quite eloquent--if quite loquac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    No Cowbell Required For This Fever

    ​Nothing of critical import opens this weekend in the OC area, but a lot of shows are approaching the end of their runs, including critically acclaimed productions of Measure for Pleasure at the Garage Theatre in Long Beach (closes Saturday),  Pool (No Water) at the Monkey Wrench Collective i ... More >>

  • Culture

    December 31, 2009
  • Culture

    May 31, 2007

    Licentious to Kill

    The Burlesque of Bond brings old-fashioned sexiness to a new era

  • Culture

    February 2, 2006

    His Last Truly Warm Comedy

    Hunger Artists keep Shakespeares Twelfth Night alive