Cristofer Gross is a freelance writer on theater and jazz.
Despite a title that threatens some kind of urban 'Hee-Haw,' Charles Randolph-Wright's adaptation of Craig Marberry's book is serious entertainment.
A brilliant new play reveals the dark side of storytelling as it celebrates the playwright's craft.
Of genius and genocide in Jeffrey Hatcher’s genial cat-meets-mouse, cat-loses-mouse, mouse-paints-cat into a corner drama.
The Kathleen Turner-Bill Irwin production arrives in Los Angeles after hit runs in London and New York.
Jon Tenney, Alicia Silverstone and Greg Germann remind L.A. theatergoers why Mamet is worthwhile and Hollywood worrisome.
Hagedorn's stage adaptation of her novel is a rare opportunity for a large Asian-American cast to portray the Philippines under Marcos.
Writer-performer Marissa Chibas evokes her extraordinary past.
From the author of Urinetown, Pig Farm is a stylish production of the new comedy that brings a balanced message of regulatory excess.
A musical about pre-teen angst takes another step back in the material development of this gifted American composer.
Kenneth Patchen loved jazz but wrote poetry. In 1958 he encouraged America to listen to – and face – the music.