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Let them eat opera: "The Ghosts of Versailles"

A specter is haunting opera in this epic about revolution by Academy Award-winning composer John Corigliano and librettist William Hoffman.

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“Sassy Mamas”: Generational and gender role reversals

"Sassy Mamas" is a comedy-drama about three longtime girlfriends in Washington, D.C.

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Revolutionary Soviet ballet premieres in the U.S.

It took a full 82 years, but a revolutionary Soviet-era ballet that was purported to be Joseph Stalin's favorite has finally come to American shores.

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Florence of Suburbia: “The Vortex” in review

While "The Vortex" contains more than its fair share of sharp banter, it is also a powerful dramedy.

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Trust and obey: “Choir Boy”

Residents of Greater Los Angeles are lucky to have the West Coast premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's play "Choir Boy" currently running at the Geffen Playhouse.

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Robey Theatre Company celebrates with Paul Robeson Theatre Festival

The two-day Festival celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Robey Theatre Company, dedicated to developing "innovative new plays written about the Black experience."

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Letters from Zora: In her own words

"I was able to conjure my own self," says Black American writer Zora Neale Hurston in the non-stop phenomenon that is Letters from Zora.

 

 

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Love, war, and hell in a prison cell

The Uptown Players, near the Dallas Arts District, are performing "The Kiss of the Spider Woman."

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“The Assassination of Leon Trotsky: A Comedy”: What??

Lefcourt's cream pie in the face of the old Bolshevik is Trotsky's second assassination.

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“Yes, Prime Minister:” Wry, sly, Brit wit

Yes, Prime Minister's bristling dialogue is decidedly political and full of humorous social commentary.

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