Upright Citizens Brigade

The week ahead in L.A. theater, Oct. 8-15: 'Helen Lawrence,' Karen Finley and more

The week ahead in L.A. theater, Oct. 8-15: 'Helen Lawrence,' Karen Finley and more

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

An Accident Griot Theatre stages Lydia Stryk’s drama about a woman who is visited by the man who struck her with his car; contains nudity; 18 and over only. The Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A. Sun., next Sun., 3 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 8 p.m.; ends Oct. 29. $17.50, $25. (323) 205-6642.

Cagney West Coast premiere of this bio-musical about the vaudeville star turned tough-guy actor. El Portal Theatre, 5269 Lankershim Blvd.,...

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