Kurt Gardner is an artist, marketer and lifetime devotee of films, especially those in the cult, independent, drive-in and just plain weird genres. His regular musings can be read at Weird Movie Village.
The Burbank-based company mounts a high-spirited production of Shakespeare's tragic comedy.
Grand Guignol lives again in this shocking and inspired piece of performance art.
L.A.'s DOMA Theatre Company takes on Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff's 1992 musical in an entertaining update.
Justin Moran's micro-budgeted Spider-Man musical comes to L.A. in an energetic production by Theatre Unleashed.
American Idol meets Best In Show in this independent comedy about a small-town talent competition.
The ghosts of O'Neill's epic walk again in an excellent production at the Actor's Co-op in Hollywood.
One of the playwright's most polarizing works receives a first-rate production at the Lillian Theatre in Hollywood.
The Comic-Con experience gets spoofed in this amusing new musical by Thomas J. Misuraca at the Write Act Repertory.
Shaw's 1897 play gets a spirited revival at the the Complex in Hollywood.
Christy Hall's charming one-act about love in a time of war makes its American Premiere at Actors Co-op in Hollywood.