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.

Monday, December 22, 2014

The Making of Lit Moon’s Humbug!

In this stylish and deeply felt version of A Christmas Carol, five actors play 20 roles. Read story.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Review: The Best Brothers at the New Vic

Daniel MacIvor’s U.S. premiere offers laughs and more. Read story.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Beers and Laughs

Telegraph Brewing Company hosts a night of stand-up comedy on December 6. Read story.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Review: King Lear at UCSB’s Campbell Hall

This UCSB residency by London troupe included two performances on November 20 and 21. Read story.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Ensemble Stages the U.S. Premiere of The Best Brothers

In Daniel MacIvor’s play, brothers must bury their mother and resolve her estate. Read story.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Review: Almost, Maine

Mitchell Thomas directs this sweet and funny script by playwright John Cariani. Read story.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Review: Ten Red Kings

SBCC students star in this drama about the pleasures and perils of digital media. Read story.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Review: Middletown at UCSB’s Performing Arts Theater

This excellent production captures the excitement of America’s next great playwright. Read story.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Review: Big Fish at SBHS

With an expert professional orchestra in the pit and talented students onstage, SBHS goes big with Big Fish Read story.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Review: Bare: A Rock Opera at Center Stage Theater

Bare provides a consistently satisfying and often thought-provoking night of musical theater. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

UCSB Department of Theater and Dance Does Middletown

UCSB’s fall drama engages that awkward stage of life between birth and death. Read story.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Boxtales Theatre Company Turns 20

For Michael Andrews and Boxtales Theatre Co., 20 years may mean a blink, an eon, or the time it takes to get to the heart of a story. Read story.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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