Writer: Ernest Kearney

Ernest Kearney, an award-winning L.A. playwright and rabble-rouser of note, has worked as literary manager or as dramaturge for among others The Hudson Theater Guild, Nova Diem and the Odyssey Ensemble Theatre, where he still serves on the play selection committee. He has been the recipient of two Dramalogue Awards and a finalist or semi-finalist three times in the Julie Harris Playwriting Competition. His play Peddle was selected by the Midwest Theatre Network as one of the best plays of 1997. His most recent work 'The Salt Prince' was awarded honors from the Nathan Miller History Play Contest as well as the Fremont Center Theatre Play Contest. A passionate theatre and history buff, Mr. Kearney's reviews can be found on workingauthor.com and TheTVolution.com. Hang with him on Facebook. Comments welcome.
Apr

Punk Rock

In an isolated study room, set off in a forgotten wing of a cavernous comprehensive school tucked away in a working-class district of Britain, Tony Award-winning playwright and former teacher, Simon Stephens deals out a tidy collection of at-risk youths in "Punk Rock."

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Mar

At Home at the Zoo

Tennessee Williams could never, just, walk away from 'Orpheus Descending', and Albee it seems, towards the end of his life, felt that 'Zoo Story' was, in some fashion, incomplete. Hence the Deaf West Theatre production of 'At Home at the Zoo', which just enjoyed a staging at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts; one of the newer and most delightful venues of L.A.

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Mar

Paradise Lost: Reclaiming Destiny

Paradise Lost: Reclaiming Destiny is as moving and satisfying an evening at the theatre as one could hope to experience.

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Mar

Beckett5

The Koan Unit consists of talented actors, who, under Ron Sossi's tutelage, are acutely adept at handling some of the most difficult theatrical styles, and that ability is on display here.

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