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February 2, 2016 • There are a ton of shows opening in Los Angeles this weekend. That's great, but you can't go see all of them ? and neither can Anthony. Here's why that matters to the health of LA's theater audience.
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January 26, 2016 • Nothing happens in Will Eno's play, Thom Pain (based on nothing). But that doesn't stop Rainn Wilson from giving a stunning performance.
January 19, 2016 • Britain's Headlong Theatre Company turns George Orwell's dystopian novel into a stunning theatrical production. But it might move your mind more than your heart.
January 12, 2016 • A forced move for the Rogue Machine from its Pico Boulevard home is the latest challenge facing LA's small theaters.
January 5, 2016 • The new year promises several exciting theater productions. Anthony Byrnes previews a few.
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December 22, 2015 • What if you didn't have to come to church and you didn't have to tithe in order to be saved? What if the hell of the bible were really just an ancient garbage dump rather than a Dante-ian inferno? What if everyone went to heaven? Everyone.
December 15, 2015 • Cirque Du Soleil's latest show, Kurios, repeats their favorite recipe and manages to recapture the magic. It's the best Cirque show to make it through LA in years.
December 8, 2015 • This may not be the best production of Guys & Dolls you'll ever see but it is the most approachable and heartfelt — and that's perfect for a holiday show.
December 1, 2015 • A tragic event, a broken father and the hope of technology to contact the afterlife. Clever writing and a diverse cast help The Speed of Jake along on stage.
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