[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do Mexicans read Cervantes in the original Spanish?
Yes, Gravity makes it. Also, a superior sex comedy
Shakespeare Orange County's head leaves it healthy, vibrant and ready for the future
Perfect pairings? Shakespeare and the Globe, Bacall and Bogart, Kesey and acid, Jagger and Richards. We're happy to add to the list something concocted in 1861 at the venerable Brooks's, a Whig party hangout in London. Hailed widely as a morning-after recuperative, Black Velvet is a killer combo--ch ... More >>
How the Church of the Foothills let the edgy theater company use its grounds as a home base
Steven Drukman's play finds much in common with Shakespearean masterpiece 'Hamlet'
Today would have been iconic children's book author Dr. Seuss's 108th birthday (had he survived that long). Over the years, the author formerly known as Theodor Geisel had a lasting impact on people of all ages. His books have inspired a variety of things ranging from films to Broadway plays to t ... More >>
Star-crossed lovers get a Yiddish makeover
Will BlakelyBrad Fraser's True Love LiesBack 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 >>
Hunger Artists Theatre Co.
There is only so much room in print or blog to review all the shows that merit attention even in a backwoods burgh like greater Orange County. So, while the OC Weekly may not get to full reviews of the following three shows on the boards at three of our local storefronts, it doesn't mean tha ... More >>
Three couples in troubled relationships--whether individual participants realize it or not--meet at a charming, waterside Louisiana farm for an orgy. If in your mind that description and the film's title scream "PORN!" (or, at the very least, "SKINEMAX SOFT CORE!"), think again. Cummings Farm con ... More >>
The triple-threat writer's tense, hilarious family drama is a highlight of SCR's Pacific Playwrights Festival
Lantern Bay Park
West Side Story
Not in this version of Romeo and Juliet
Plus, a plea for a moratorium on overproduced Shakespeare
Got Shakespeare? Take it outside
UCIs Kiss Me, Kate mostly hits its mark
Maverick Theaters Hamlet is as dead as his father
Go see Timon, loser
Deciding between bouillabaisse and the Bard at Bayou St. John
Strong theater in a weak week
About as much fun as haggis
Harris shines in his last role
Cultures clash in A Dream in Hanoi
The Insurgo Theatre Movements Henry V
The saving power of theater in a global crisis
Twelfth Night at Globe
Bradacs Hamlet goes old school on the prince
And how come nobody ever calls us impishly cute?
Grove Theater Center battles for truth, honor and faceless lips
Introducing our nominees for the years best theater!
Groves updated Shakespeare works
Of course not: Its Romeo and Juliet