Saturday, September 22

Hackett modernizes old plays

Hackett modernizes old plays UCLA professor directs comedies for Getty museum By Jeanna Blackman Imagine the Getty museum asking you to direct two ancient comedies. And ­ by the way ­ your work will be judged by theater-goers as well as specialists in ancient history. Read more...


Dahl’s latest ‘seduction’

Dahl’s latest ‘seduction’ With Last Seduction director Dahl takes noir from cable to big screen By Mike Horowitz Daily Bruin Senior Staff John Dahl’s second feature film, Red Rock West, was released on video nationally and he hoped no one would watch it. Read more...


‘Hamlet’ departs from traditional production

‘Hamlet’ departs from traditional production L.A. Repertory ‘s actors prove to be mainstays of play By Jennifer Richmond Daily Bruin Staff When William Shakespeare wrote "Hamlet" he probably didn’t have the Los Angeles Repertory’s production in mind. Read more...



Band past its prime bores Roxy’s crowd

Band past its prime bores Roxy’s crowd By Brian Remick Though they present themselves as an "escape from grunge," the Lightning Seeds’ on-stage presence lacks so much excitement that Alice In Chains seems intoxicating by comparison. Read more...


Beatts directs ‘Pants on Fire’

Beatts directs ‘Pants on Fire’ Former ‘SNL’ writer chooses a new path in one-woman play By Barbara Hernandez Daily Bruin Staff Former "Saturday Night Live" writer Anne Beatts finds it hard not to be homesick. Read more...