Posts Tagged ‘Theatre 68’

I AM NOT A COMEDIAN … I’M LENNY BRUCE

Ronnie Marmo brings the ground-breaking standup comic legend Lenny Bruce back to scabrously funny, heartbreakingly poignant life in I Am Not A Comedian … I’m Lenny Bruce, the latest from Theatre 68.
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DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA

Renée Marino and J. Bailey Burcham are absolutely riveting as two of the most damaged souls you’ll ever see sharing a stage in Panic! Productions and Theatre 68’s powerful revival of John Patrick Shanley’s gut-wrenching yet unexpectedly magical Danny And The Deep Blue Sea.
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STAY TUNED

Polish it may lack but laughs there are aplenty in Stay Tuned, Ryan Paul James’ amusing mash-up of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Orson Welles’ War Of The Worlds, Theatre 68’s holiday gift to North Hollywood and beyond.
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A TIME TO KILL

Theatre 68 inaugurates its new, spiffily remodeled Lankershim digs with Rupert Holmes’ skillful 2013 Broadway stage adaptation of John Grisham’s A Time To Kill, an edge-of-your-seat West Coast Premiere likely to prove right up any courtroom-drama lover’s alley.
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WHO KILLED SANTA?

The white-bearded Fat Man In Red has been candy-caned to death and it’s up to the audience to decide who amongst five iconic Christmas characters “dunit” in Neil Haven’s Avenue Q-inspired, R-rated Who Killed Santa?, a Milwaukee perennial since 2008 now making its West Coast debut at Theatre 68, and while those who insist upon sophistication, refinement, and wit may want to look elsewhere for their holiday entertainment, Haven’s cult smash does what it sets out to do. It makes you laugh.
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LOBBY HERO

Jeremy Luke’s tour-de-force performance as lovable lug Jeff anchors Theatre 68’s thoroughly winning revival of Lobby Hero, Kenneth Longeran’s coming-of-age-in-four-nights comedy that held me spellbound for over two-and-a-half hours.
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ADAM & EVE and STEVE: A Musical

What if, before Eve was plucked from Adam’s rib, the Devil himself had stepped in to provide The World’s First Man with his very own Same-Sex Partner?

It’s from this titillating concept that Chandler Warren and Wayne Moore have confectioned ADAM & EVE and STEVE: A Musical (aka Adam and Eve and Steve – The Musical), a fresh new musical comedy so absolutely fabulous I can’t wait to see it again.
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THE IDIOT BOX

If you could live your life in sitcom land and just forget about war, poverty, homelessness, and the complexities of human sexuality, would you?

Playwright Michael Elyanow poses this question in his very funny, very smart The Idiot Box, back for only its second L.A. production ever, and a highly entertaining one at that as staged by Theatre 68 at the NoHo Arts Center.
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