Notes from Arden
“The on-the-ground situations and positions are now so bizarre, the only reliable conclusion to be had is that we live in post-truth era, where nothing is what it seems. Everybody is wrong, and everybody is right. (I hope that’s a helpful conclusion.)” — Steven Leigh Morris
FRINGE RAW: “Name This Magic Show”, “Jon Armstrong: Comic Amazement”, “The Motherfucker with the Hat”, and “Secret Honor – The Last Testament of Richard M. Nixon”
Ashley Steed weighs in on some of her top picks for The Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017.
Got It Covered
“Los Angeles Intimate Theatre is a thriving incubator with a track record of critically acclaimed productions. Many have gone on to other venues, creating jobs along the way. It needs to be treated with the same care as any other small business community.”
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“For so steeped has our culture become in Beckett’s brand of nihilist vaudeville, that his once forbidding obscurity has flowered into ironic delight as we embrace the ironies of forlorn despair with enthused empathy.” — by MYRON MEISEL
The Summer of our (Dis)Content
“‘They say theater never dies. But that’s not true, it really does die,’ Morris warned. ‘Our theater audiences are aging Caucasians, and they’re dying.’ Morris reaffirmed the importance of cultivating diversity on L.A. stages to acknowledge and reflect a more diverse audience, as well as being proactive in bringing in new generations.” — By VANESSA CATE