Elliott, a nineteen year-old combat vet back home between tours of duty in Iraq, is finally going to confront his dad. Ever since he came home nursing a purple heart leg injury, he's been trying to get his dad to open up. Elliott needs to know if his dad's time in Vietnam was anything like the horror he just experienced in Iraq. But something is missing....
Maybe it was all the beach balls flying through the air ... or the guy with the guitar and the sweet, terry cloth leisure suit - but as soon as I walked onto the stage at Pasadena Playhouse it was clear that this wasn't going to be a traditional "Pirates of Penzance."
Is great acting enough?
Is great acting enough? That's the question I'm left with after seeing Antaeus Theatre Company's latest production - Harold Pinter's "The Hothouse."
A not-so-silent retreat
The idea behind Bess Wohl's "Small Mouth Sounds" is pretty ingenious: it's a play about six people at a week long silent retreat.
The premature death of a dream
Poor Dog Group’s show “Group Therapy” is a quiet, incomplete window into what happens when an artistic dream confronts the difficulty of time.