Barbra Streisand wrote a book about the fantasy mall in the basement of her Malibu home and playwright Jonathan Tolins took over from there, imagining not only the place but the guy hired to work there. Very ingratiating the result, now at the Old Globe Theatre.
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‘The White Snake’ is a centuries-old treasure of Chinese popular and classic literature which, in a gorgeous and lively staging at the Old Globe Theatre, shows why it deserves its longevity. Mary Zimmerman both adapted and directed.
Four Yiddish poets await their fate in a dank Soviet cell as Nathan Englander’s borrows from Russian history for ‘The Twenty-Seventh Man,” now at the Old Globe Theatre.
If wandering around inside North Park’s historic 1940s Lafayette Hotel searching for puzzle clues in a vague atmosphere of crime and danger sounds interesting, then the La Jolla Playhouse has a show for you.
No comic has appeared more often on television’s “Saturday Night Live” than Darrell Hammond. And none, perhaps, has dragged around such a load of psychic misery. In his new play at the La Jolla Playhouse, Hammond tells all.