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“DELIGHTFUL… like taking a whistle-stop tour of the weirder corners of our diverse metropolis… quick and fun and surprising, and the production quality is exceptional… ” — Margaret Gray, Los Angeles Times

AS INFORMATIVE AS IT IS ENTERTAINING… little known tales of Los Angeles’s different neighborhoods.” — Elaine Mura, LA Splash

ENCHANTING AND ORIGINAL… The Zip Code Plays deliver Los Angeles to your laptop.” — Shana Nys Dambrot, LA Weekly

June 11 – July 30, 2023

PART MUSICALPART RADIO PLAYAND ALL FUN… [director Nike] Doukas’s comedic timing is right on point… STAGE RAW TOP 10… RECOMMENDED.” — Martίn Hernández, Stage Raw

“THRILLING… The soundscape is rich and there’s the fun of watching the sound effects come to life… will leave you thoroughly entertained.” — Anthony Byrnes, KCRW 89.9 FM

THRILLING… [ANEXTRAORDINARY CAST…  the most fun production of The Tempest I’ve seen.” — Michael Doherty, Mostly Shakespeare

CLEVER AND AUDACIOUS… VIBRANT MUSICALITY… brims with high energy and joyful creativity and is a complete delight. Better than that, however — this production is not just great; it’s interesting… DON’T MISS IT” — Terry Morgan, Arts Beat LA

WOW!… an inspired concept and flawless execution… Shakespeare has rarely if ever been this much fun.” — Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA

FANCIFUL…[AMARVELOUS PRODUCTION… [Director] Doukas and her resourceful, harmonious team know just how to swing it..” — Evan Henerson, Broadway World

MAGICAL… rhythmic and delightful… irresistible performances by the talented cast.” — Joe Mosqueda Glamgical

ACCESSIBLE AND FUN, but still manages to bring home its powerful themes of regret, revenge and forgiveness, imprisonment and freedom… RECOMMENDED.” — Guy Picot, GIA ON THE MOVE

A PURE DELIGHT… the bottom line is that it is a ‘must see.’ ” — Michael Sheehan, On Stage Los Angeles

ENERGETICMUSICAL AND CHARMING… bring[s] the text clearly to life…  a fine performance by an excellent troupe of actors through the magic of theatre.”  Robert St. Martin, The Hollywood Times

CLEVER AND FUNNY.”  Carol Edger Germain, Colorado Boulevard

FOUR STARS… INSPIRED… a dream of a production… Fun is the name of the game here.” — Rob Stevens, Haines His Way

FUN… creative… The Tempest takes on new life… [a] party.” — Elaine Mura, Splash Magazines

February 26 – April 3, 2023

STAGE RAW TOP 10… DAZZLING… Chase and the ensemble have not merely directed and performed this experience, they have curated and built a world from it.”
Amanda L. Andrei, Stage Raw

WOW!… PROVOCATIVE, MIND-BLOWING… THRILLING… Antaeus at its most risk-takingly satisfying.”
Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!… thought-provoking… I have enjoyed recollecting memories triggered by the situations presented, to the point that I will likely see the play again.”
Carol Edger Germain, Colorado Boulevard

POWERFUL AND EMOTIONAL… outstanding performances… brilliant direction.”
Joe Mosqueda, Glamgical

A COLLECTIVE DREAM… It’s a trip. Climb aboard.”
Michael Sheehan, On Stage Los Angeles

September 11 – October 17, 2022

FUNNY, PROVOCATIVE, AND UTTERLY URBANE… This is collective theater requiring a highly refined unity of conscience and style.” — People’s World

FANTASTIC… AN ACTING TOUR DE FORCE… challenges the audience to keep up and in the end come together… highly recommended.” — On Stage Los Angeles

REMARKABLY IMAGINATIVE… a splendid cast… [the] production design is nothing short of sensational.” — Stage Scene LA

BEAUTIFULLY DEVASTATING… slic[es] right through to the heart of humanity’s hang-ups about dying.” — Theater Digest

DELIGHTFUL… plenty of humor.” — Colorado Boulevard

ENTERTAINING… combine[s] philosophical themes with witty characters that are engaging and thoughtful…intriguing and fascinating.” — Glamgical

STAND OUT PERFORMANCES… thought-provoking.” — Haines His Way

February 4 – March 11, 2024

“…an EXCELLENT rendition of a rarely performed play, and is well worth any theatergoers’ time.” – Terry Morgan, Arts Beat LA

“The performance leaves the audience feeling optimistic about humanity.” – Michael Doherty, Mostly Shakespeare

RECOMMENDED…a clear and entertaining telling by Antaeus.” – Guy Picot, GIA ON THE MOVE

““Antaeus deliver(s) another WINNER.” – Edward Hong, The Nerds of Color

May 15 – June 20, 2022

STAGE RAW TOP 10… RECOMMENDED… epic yet agile, philosophical yet visceral… invites us to consider the moral dilemmas of a world in transition.” — Stage Raw

SHAKEN UP AND STILL STIRRING… [a] talented cast… beautiful staging.” — Larchmont Buzz

WOW! Ramón de Ocampo’s bravura lead performance, Elizabeth Swain’s insightful direction, and a striking production design are just three reasons to celebrate Antaeus Theatre Company’s return to in-person productions.” – Stage Scene LA

A RESOUNDING SUCCESS… absolutely captivating… effortless and masterful direction… Whether or not you’re a fan of Shakespeare, I highly recommend checking out this production… knock[s] it out of the park.” — The Nerds of Color

CAPTIVATING… a ‘to-see’ at Antaeus.” — The Fume of Sighs

STELLAR… CHARISMA… Feels as new and exciting as it did more than 400 years ago.” — Glamgical

A BADASS, NAIL-BITING EVENT akin to a Celebrity Death Match of iambic pentameter gone wild… hands down THE clearest, most accessible delivery of a Shakespeare text… a truly triumphant piece of work.” — Gia On The Move

PHENOMENAL… [an] incredibly talented cast… I actually found myself fighting back tears.” — Mostly Shakespeare

“[ABRILLIANT LEAD PERFORMANCE… EXCEPTIONAL DIRECTION… theatre lovers should do themselves a favor and buy a ticket before it sells out.” — Arts Beat LA

A GREAT SHOW!… LA THEATRE BITES RECOMMENDED… this production has found the comedy in the tragedy… lightens the mood but doesn’t take away from the stakes of the story.” — LA Theatre Bites

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October 15 – November 20, 2023

GORGEOUS… a timeless tale of hope overcoming all odds.” — Edward Hong, The Nerds of Color

STAGE RAW TOP 10… RECOMMENDED… a heartfelt coming-of-age story, with a strong cast and superior production values… comic and touching.” — Martίn Hernández, Stage Raw

SUPERLATIVE… a moving, lyrical story… depth and complexity.” — Harker Jones, BroadwayWorld

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED… flawlessly directed… perfectly cast… [a] saga of hope, a never-give-up attitude which makes dreams possible.” — Elaine Mura, Splash Magazines

WOW!… Coming-of-age stories don’t get any more engaging or heartwarming or inspiring than Marlow Wyatt’s SHE.” — Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA

POWERFULLY EVOCATIVE AND BEAUTIFULLY EXECUTED… a lyrical and beautiful mediation on growing up black and female in a small town in the 70’s … delicious, bitter, and ultimately full of hope.” — Alisa Hayashida, South Pasadenan

TRULY MAGICAL… The marvelous interplay of characters, the stirring story of hope and perseverance, the joyous theatricality of the performance had the audience leaping to its feet and wiping away tears… Don’t miss this one.” — Dick Price, Sharon Kyle & Linnea Friberg-Price, Hollywood Progressive

February 13 – April 6, 2020

“STAGE RAW TOP 10…DEFIES BOTH CATEGORIZATION AND EXPECTATION…the language of the play – clearly and vividly delivered by the cast.” – Stage Raw 

“EXCELLENT…CAPTIVATING.” – Mostly Shakespeare

“WOW!… ALL AROUND SPLENDID CAST…adds up to one exciting evening of classical theater at Antaeus.” – Stage Scene LA

“RECOMMENDED…CLEAR…leaves the audience with something to think about.” – Gia on the Move

October 31 – December 16, 2019
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“CRITIC’S CHOICE…SHARPLY WRITTEN, EXPERTLY PERFORMED, and staged with breathtaking emotional impact.” – Los Angeles Times

“MASTERFULLY WRITTEN…SKILLFULLY DIRECTED…an emotional roller coaster beautifully depicted by an uber-talented cast.” – LA Splash

“MESMERIZING…STUNNING…so thought-provoking.” – Broadway World

“POIGNANT…THE CAST IS STELLAR…reveals the intergenerational impact of historical trauma.” – The Hollywood Times

October 3 – November 25, 2019

“A MODERN TRAGEDY OF SHAKESPEAREAN PROPORTIONS…bolstered by nuanced performances by the entire cast.” –  The Hollywood Times

“SEARING, EMOTIONAL, AFFECTING…STERLING…delivered by a cast at the top of their craft.”  – Theatre Notes

“INTENSE, RIVETING, THOUGHT-PROVOKING and ultimately satisfying…eminently entertaining.” – LA Splash

“MESMERIZING.” – Showmag

July 5 – August 26, 2019

“IMMERSIVE…HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL PHYSICALITY…”- LA Times

“A WINNING PRODUCTION…Innovative staging…old-time, theatre magic”- Broadway World

“I CANNOT IMAGINE A LIVELIER more creative staging than this…” – People’s World

“[A] SPLENDID ENSEMBLE…This show is not to be missed.” – Theatre Notes

April 18 – 28, 2019

“CRITIC’S CHOICE! ELECTRIFYING… RAZOR-SHARP FOCUS AND CLARITY.” — Los Angeles Times

April 11 – June 3, 2019

“A FIRECRACKER OF A WOMAN (& A PLAY) TO EXPERIENCE…impeccable comic timing…” – Broadway World

“A FROTHY ROMP WITH FEMINIST TEETH…a largely undiscovered gem…”- Stage Scene LA

“A DELICIOUSLY SATISFYING WORK OF THEATRICAL ART..this cast is top drawer…”- Theatre Notes

“(THIS) POSITIVELY BURNS UP THE STAGE WITH WIT, SAGACITY, SATIRE, AND CLASS.”- People’s World

“PULSATES WITH LIFE…pitch-perfect pacing…”- Showmag

January 17 – March 11, 2019

“A FECKIN’ FINE PRODUCTION!… stellar… smart, witty and brutal…” — Broadway World

“A BRILLIANT REVIVAL OF AN EXQUISITE PLAY… [a] superb cast… do not miss.” — Theatre Notes

“WOW!… one supremely satisfying, (and pardon my Irish) fecking entertaining evening of L.A. theater.” — Stage Scene LA

“A MUST-SEE…darkly comic…brilliantly directed…will delight and entertain audiences…— LA Splash

October 18 – December 10, 2018
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“LUSCIOUS AND GRIPPING… a true ensemble piece… [a] mesmerizing, subtly topical revival.” — Los Angeles Times

“RECOMMENDED… STAGE RAW TOP TEN…. SPLENDID… staged with a sure hand and great finesse… uniformly excellent performances…They just don’t write them like this anymore.” — Stage Raw

“STUNNING… simply whizzes by, packed with Hellman’s wonderful words coming out of the most capable troupe of actors, all.” – Broadway World

“PERFECTION… A MONUMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT” – Stage and Cinema

July 5 – August 26, 2018
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“CRITIC’S CHOICE… WITTY AND TIMELY… well paced ensemble work and charming solo turns” — Los Angeles Times

“BITING COMEDY… A perfect setup for Antaeus: a classic with a big cast that no one else can really tackle competently… worth the trip to Glendale!” – KCRW 89.9 FM

“SHARP-WITTED DIALOGUE AND OVERALL CHEMISTRY… the type of play that reminds you why coming out to the theater gives you an experience you can’t get anywhere else. — Living Out Loud

“TERRIFIC… a production of many triumphs” — Stage and Cinema

April 12 – June 3, 2018
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“ELECTRIFYING… Razor-sharp focus and clarity from director Andi Chapman and her stellar Antaeus ensemble… CRITIC’S CHOICE” — Los Angeles Times

“EXCELLENT… BRILLIANTLY STAGED… GO!” — LA Weekly

“REMARKABLE… brilliantly adapted” — KCRW 89.9 FM

“RECOMMENDED… STAGE RAW TOP TEN…” — Stage Raw

October 19 – December 10, 2017

“RECOMMENDED… STAGE RAW TOP 10″ — Stage Raw

“DELICIOUSLY SEXY… RIVETING” — LA Splash

“SAVAGE WIT….” — Stage and Cinema

“GRIPPING, TORRID AND DARK” — Los Angeles Post-Examiner

July 20 – September 10, 2017

“Come prepared to have a great time.” — On Stage Los Angeles

“WOW!… magical, mystical, mesmerizing” — Stage Scene LA

“FRESH… CHARMING… SATISFYING” — On Stage and Screen

“DELIGHTFUL… a terrific cast of actors” — The World Through Night-Tinted Glasses

May 26 – July 17, 2016
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“CRITIC’S CHOICE…RIVETING… ”— Los Angeles Times

“WELL CAST AND WELL DIRECTED… ” — Arts Beat LA

“STUNNING… SIZZLES”— Stage Happenings

“FANTASTIC”— On Stage and Screen