Review: Intimate Apparel at the New Vic February 8

Ensemble Theatre Company stages Lynn Nottage’s play through Sunday, February 22. Read story.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Ensemble’s Intimate Apparel Is a Tight Fit

It’s 1905, and Esther is a single African-American working as a seamstress in New York. Read story.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

W. Kamau Bell Sets the Curve

The sociopolitical stand-up brings his show The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour to UCSB. Read story.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Review: Early Shaker Spirituals

The New York-based ensemble presents a theatrical version of a record album in Los Angeles. Read story.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Review: 154 & Paradise at Center Stage Theater

Screenwriter Gerald Di Pegos’s new play blends disparate genres into an entertaining whole. Read story.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Review: Unfinished Business at the Lobero Theatre

Talk about death is for the living, says writer and thespian Rod Lathim. Read story.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Review: Camelot at the Granada Theatre

This bold new production preserves the classic musical’s strengths. Read story.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Review: The Last Five Years at the Rubicon Theatre

The popular musical about a couple coming together and drifting apart plays in Ventura through February 15. Read story.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Unfinished Business Returns

This new, longer version of Unfinished Business comes direct from the great beyond. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Welcome to PlayFest 2015

The third season of PlayFest Santa Barbara will take place at SBCC’s Garvin Theatre on Saturday, January 24. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Review: Brooklyn Boy at the Plaza Playhouse Theater

Donald Margulies’s clever, emotional writing makes a good fit for the DIJO ensemble. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The Dark Knights of Camelot

In this revised version, Lerner and Loewe’s “shining moment” reaches a new level of dramatic intensity. Read story.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

154 & Paradise’s Turning Points

Screenwriter Jerry Di Pego looks at the aftermath of a fatal accident from multiple perspectives. Read story.

Thursday, January 15, 2015

DIJO Brings Brooklyn Boy to Carpinteria

In Brooklyn Boy, playwright Donald Margulies shows what can happen when an autobiographical author encounters his subjects. Read story.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Worth the Drive: Blithe Spirit at the Ahmanson Theater

Angela Lansbury shines in this delightful but disturbing new play, which is up through January 18. Read story.

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