A Radically Revised Re-<i>Gift</i>ing at the Geffen

Australian playwright Joanna Murray-Smith returns to the Geffen with the US premiere of The Gift. Initially set in Australia, the play is now set in LA and the Caribbean. Murray-Smith and director Maria Aitken discuss other the changes in the script, the bewildering diversity of styles in the LA cast, and how the characters strike the writer as “inherently LA.”  READ MORE

My Kingdom for a Hearse

Now that Richard III’s bones have been brought to light, casting doubt on his humped back and withered arm, will stage interpretations of him change? Several Shakespeare specialists in the LA theater offer different opinions. READ MORE