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  • When facing evil, does silence become complicity? 'Taking Sides' makes the question newly relevant

    When facing evil, does silence become complicity? 'Taking Sides' makes the question newly relevant

    At what point does acquiescence in the face of an evil regime become tantamount to complicity in its atrocities? More than two decades have passed since Ronald Harwood’s “Taking Sides” insightfully explored complicated questions of moral accountability raised by Nazi-era Germany, but a gripping...

  • In 'Yohen,' Danny Glover is like a bull in a pottery studio

    In 'Yohen,' Danny Glover is like a bull in a pottery studio

    Consider this poignant moment in “Yohen,” a retirement-years marital drama being revived with Danny Glover as its star: The movie and stage actor, portraying a former amateur fighter, shadow boxes while letting a phone ring unanswered. The caller, seen on the other side of the stage, is his estranged...

  • 'Mateluna' at REDCAT: Part high-concept political drama, part true-crime mystery

    'Mateluna' at REDCAT: Part high-concept political drama, part true-crime mystery

    Few people sitting down at REDCAT this week for the U.S. premiere of Guillermo Calderon’s play “Mateluna” will have heard of Jorge Mateluna. But after seeing this theatrical exploration of truth and deception in life and art, none likely will hear the Erasure song “A Little Respect” without thinking...

  • The week ahead in L.A. theater, Nov. 5-12: 'Something Rotten!,' 'Spamilton' and more

    The week ahead in L.A. theater, Nov. 5-12: 'Something Rotten!,' 'Spamilton' and more

    THEATER Capsule reviews are by Philip Brandes (P.B.), F. Kathleen Foley (F.K.F.), Margaret Gray (M.G.), Charles McNulty (C.M.), Daryl H. Miller (D.H.M.) and David C. Nichols (D.C.N.). Openings Chisme y Queso Short sketches by local playwrights, plus improvisations based on audience suggestions;...

  • Garth Fagan Dance delivers new spirit-lifting work

    Garth Fagan Dance delivers new spirit-lifting work

    An evening spent with Garth Fagan Dance is a humanity-affirming event, even though his works — mirroring life’s tough blows — rattle the performers’ bodies and test their spirit. That's because Fagan, the master of his own modern dance brew (and the Tony Award-winning choreographer for Disney’s...

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