Scene in LA – March 2023

By Steve ZALL and Sid FISH It’s great to see that more of the theaters we feared had been lost during the pandemic closure are opening their doors again with new shows. COVID protocols continue to be dictated by each individual venue, so bring a face mask to wear during the show in case the […]

Scene in LA – June

Although theaters throughout Southern California continue to be closed to public gatherings as June begins, there are discussions now about how and when they may be allowed to reopen, which is an encouraging sign, and we are hoping for the best! However, for now, no live stage shows are allowed at venues by mandate from […]

Scene In L.A. March 2020

Scene In L.A. March 2020

Here are some of the shows you can see in our local theaters this month: “Barefoot in the Park” Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. Fresh off a honeymoon at the Plaza Hotel, free-spirited Corie and her buttoned-down husband Paul find themselves struggling to adjust to married life in […]

Scene In L.A. February 2020

BY STEVE ZALL AND SID FISH   February 2020     “The Father” stars Alfred Molina in a tour-de-force role in perhaps one of the most awarded plays of recent times on two continents. André was once a tap dancer. He lives with his daughter, Anne, and her husband, Antoine. Or was André an engineer, whose […]

Scene In L.A. November 2019

Here are some of the shows running in our local theaters this holiday season: “Little Black Dress the Musical” follows the story of Dee and her best friend Mandy experiencing life through their little black dresses – first job interview, first date, first awkward sexual experience, second awkward sexual experience and more! Using hilarious improv, […]

Scene In L.A. October 2019

Here are some of the shows running in our local theaters this month: “A Kid Like Jake” is about a mother and father trying to do right by their son is a study of intimacy and parenthood, and the fantasies that accompany both. On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, […]

Scene In L.A. – August 2019

Scene In L.A. – August 2019

Here are some of the shows running in our local theaters this month: “Loose Knit” A seductively smart, dark comedy about women, men and knitting things…together. As the sweaters pile up, their lives fall apart. Written by Theresa Rebeck and directed by L. Flint Esquerra, it runs Aug. 2 through Sept. 8 at the Lonny […]

Scene In L.A. – July 2019

Scene In L.A. – July 2019

Here are some of the shows you can see in our local theaters this month: “Scraps” Set in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn three months after the fatal shooting of black teenager Forest Winthrop by a white police officer, this is a highly theatrical, frequently funny mash-up of poetry, realism and expressionism that chronicles the effects of […]

SCENE IN LA APRIL

SCENE IN LA APRIL

BY   STEVE ZALL AND SID FISH   April 2019   Here are some of the shows you can see in our local theaters this month:                                                             OPENING                                                             “The Root Beer Bandits – A Rootin’ Tootin’ Wild West Musicale” tells the story of Polly Peppercorn, the only female to ride for the Pony Express. […]

Scene in LA – November

Here are some of the shows you can catch in local theatres this month: “Cleo, Theo & Wu” Lucy is a modern Angeleno gal just trying to be her best self. But suddenly, the fate of the universe is in her hands and she’s gonna need to do better than self-help books and inspirational Insta-quotes. […]

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