Cristofer Gross is a freelance writer on theater and jazz.
The West Coast premiere of a play by Arthur Miller - an undiscovered gem? If it sounds too good to be true . . .
Ed Begley Jr. revives his 2003 musical about Chavez and Salazar in a production that integrates numerous forms.
Marivaux's intricate game of deceit gets a new rendering in a beautiful production directed by Dominque Serrand.
Director David Lee and company make Cole Porter's story of a censorship-plagued dance hall a lively entertainment.
Prosper Merimee's gypsy woman will survive to sin again after the dulling effects of an oddly uninspired vision from a Cirque d'Soleil founder.
Driven by intimacy with their hits and interest in their history, audiences can't take their eyes off this ode to all Four Seasons.
The Laguna Playhouse premieres a new work by the traveling Irish writer who has come to call the seaside company his California home.
The author of M. Butterfly puts himself onstage in a fictionalized documentary.
The Pasadena Playhouse has a consistent winner in Art Manke's staging with Megan Gallagher in the lead.
Prejudging a book by its cover is bad for people - and this play, now getting its West Coast premiere at L.A.'s Geffen Playhouse.