Ed Rampell: What elevates H&S above being a mere put your brain into neutral (or reverse!) mindless action pic is a strange South Seas interlude through a farfetched if happy plot point that takes Hobbs, Shaw and Hattie way down yonder to Samoa, birthplace of Hobbs.
THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Theater Review hree-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thornton Wilder’s perplexing play The Skin of Our Teeth is arguably a precursor to the Theatre of the Absurd. It opened on Broadway in 1942 as America entered World War II and Wilder described it as “the history of mankind in a comic strip.” […]
The failure of the French government and courts to decisively support the strikers pushes them toward more direct action. At one point the German CEO is roughed up after a failed bargaining session.
Ed Rampell: Playing the humor up serves this two-act, two hour and 15-ish minute work well, as it makes Brecht’s biting observations about the wealthy, the judiciary, war, etc., more palatable.
SCRAPS Theater Review [SPOILER ALERT!: Because of this drama’s subject matter this review may contain plot spoilers.] As earthquakes struck SoCal a theatrical aftershock rocked the L.A. stage on July 6 with the West Coast premiere of Scraps. Geraldine Inoa’s brilliant, powerful play is at the cutting edge of the stage and screen cycle of […]