DRY LAND

Fearless only begins to describe the performances being given by Teagan Rose and Connor Kelly-Eiding, the two extraordinary young stars of Ruby Rae Spiegel’s darkly comic, graphically disturbing Dry Land, now getting a riveting West Coast Premiere by The Echo Theater Company.
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SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR

A Noise Within revives Luigi Pirandello’s 1921 absurdist classic Six Characters In Search Of An Author with enough exciting theatricality to largely overcome the dated melodrama of the play-within-a-play that its sextet of author-seeking Characters are hoping to see performed.
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YOU NEVER CAN TELL

The words “frothy romp” may not be the first to pop into a theatergoer’s head when describing a George Bernard Shaw comedy, but this is precisely what the author of Man And Superman, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, and Saint Joan confectioned back in 1897 when he wrote You Never Can Tell (his “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better” response to Oscar Wilde’s The Importance Of Being Earnest), evidence of which can currently be savored at A Noise Within’s ever so frothy, ever so rompy revival of this lesser-known Shaw gem.
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ROMEO AND JULIET

Graffiti-covered inner-city walls, dumpsters, and assorted skid-row detritus provide a startling but effective backdrop for A Noise Within’s Romeo And Juliet, director Dámaso Rodríguez’s electrifying new look at the age-old classic.
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