Review: West Coast Premiere of ‘The Dos and Donts of Time Travel’ presented by Quantum Dragon Theater (****)

by Jason Whitacre Quantum Dragon presents the west coast premiere of “The Dos and Donts of Time Travel” at the Phoenix Theatre, located on the sixth floor of a small, unassuming, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it office building, nestled up to the derelict husk of the old Ruby Skye nightclub. The lobby is brightly lit with fluorescent bulbs and the […]

Review: ‘The Call’ at Theatre Rhinoceros (****)

by Barry David Horwitz Rating: **** (For an explanation of TheatreStorm’s rating scale, click here.) The question of “The Call” turns out to be: Does Melissa Keith’s anguished Annie deserve our compassion for her indecision about adopting an African child, or is she a self-centered thirty-something, full of contradictions? Keith gives a fascinating performance, making the […]

‘HOW TO LOVE” BY MEGAN COHEN GETS A CHALLENGING EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCTION FROM “PERFORMERS UNDER STRESS”

(Charles Kruger) “How to Love”, a world premiere by Megan Cohen. Produced by “Performers Under Stress”. Director: Scott Baker. Assistant Director: Wm. D. Razo. Technical Director: Erich Blazeski. Stage Manager: Colin Johnson. Assistant Stage Manager/Props: Lizabeth Stanley. The Loved One: Valerie Fachman. The Magistrate: Geo Epsilanty. The Very Sexy One: Jessica Schroeder.  The Stern One: […]