Arts & Entertainment

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New L.A. play says: Beware the catch in every dream

The new play "Dream Catcher" provides an uninterrupted 80 minutes of high drama between two passionate characters.

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“Candide”: The best of all possible shows?

It's at all times innovative, witty and charming, full of puppetry, pageantry, imaginative stagecraft and Voltaire's waggish sensibility. 

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Bullets and broken hearts over Broadway

So, a Marxist walks into a theater to watch a fluffy new musical set in the 1930s - and leaves with a big wide smile across his face. 

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“Scott and Hem”: An imagined second act of the crack up

Mark St. Germain's "Scott and Hem" imagines a 1937 F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway meetup in Hollywood.

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Today in history: Centennial of playwright Arthur Miller

October 17 is the 100th birthdate of American author and playwright Arthur Miller.

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“Hit the Wall”: Revolution starts with a hot night out

We the audience are immersed right in the epicenter of the Stonewall Rebellion that broke out the night of June 28, 1969.

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“Breathe”: A brave new play about choking in America

Giving no hint of having been written 15 years ago, this is actually the world premiere production of the play.

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Racism as a pigment of your imagination: “Citizen: An American Lyric”

The cutting-edge new play, with its ripped-from-the-headlines topicality, is, sadly, already in need of updating.

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Hey, Boo: To stage a Mockingbird

Theater Review: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird; the Theatricum has its finger on the American pulse.

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In new play, God comes to Earth, finds his humanity

So, did you hear the one about God walking into the psychologist's office? That's the premise of "O My God."

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