Napoleon’s army looms across the channel as the eccentric Bellboys family prepares for an invasion. The delightful comedy explores the foolishness and inevitability of warfare–and of love.
Democracy has come to Mother Russia–but one factory manager longs for the good old days and turns his retirement into a last-ditch firefight with the new bosses of capitalism.
Mingling with friends at a military wedding, a Canadian soldier finds himself haunted by the ghosts of murdered Rwandan children and their performance of Shakespeare’s “Titus Andronicus.”
Our Academy Company, some of the finest young classical actors in LA, in great moments of Sophocles’ “Iphigenia” and from Shakespeare’s plays, including “Measure for Measure” and “The Merchant of Venice.”
Two young lovers tempted by the lure of wealth, sex, power, and drink. Not that there’s anything wrong with that! An effervescently original comedy inspired by Marivaux’s “A Double Inconstancy.”
An original work–In the moments before his death Playwright Chekhov and Doctor Chekhov grapple with the curiosities of life, love, medicine, and the theatre.
Beckett’s final work confronts his own impending death–a solo work performed by famed Beckett collaborator Alan Mandell in an unforgettable evening. Also, a few Beckett odds and ends and a special screening.
Bored wives, ardent suitors, oblivious husbands–Turgenev’s masterful recreation of Russian rural society and the ties that bind a family together.
Dakin Matthews has crafted a new rhyming verse translation of this wild Roman comedy–the original mistaken identity play and Shakespeare’s source for “The Comedy of Errors”
A tragedy of a man and a woman struggling for the possession of their child, and the child must pay the penalty. Strindberg’s unforgiving look at the pitiless battle between the sexes.
Pinter’s ingenious mix of the comical and the disturbing looks at the ultimate emptiness that can accompany old age, and asks what is to be done when there is nothing left to do.