Stage Raw: All My Sons
ALL MY SONS
Also, an ambitious project by a local theater company made it onto the upcoming L.A. Weekly cover. That'll be online Wednesday evening, and in print on Thursday.
Check back on Monday for reviews of the following productions:
ALIVE THEATER LONG BEACH PLAY FESTIVAL Eleven new plays in 12 days, presented by Alive Theatre. Hotel Lafayette, 528 E. Broadway Ave., Long Beach; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru Sept. 11, alivetheatre.org.
ALL MY SONS Arthur Miller's classic American drama. Ruskin Group Theater, 3000 Airport Dr., Santa Monica; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; thru Oct. 2. (310) 397-3244.
CHESS IN CONCERT Music by Benny Anderrson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, lyrics by Tim Rice. MET Theatre, 1089 N. Oxford Ave., L.A.; Thurs.-Sun., 8 p.m.; thru Aug. 29. (323) 960-7735.
KARMA, THE MUSICAL "The '60s, '70s, '80s, and '90s flash by as an older woman travels back in time to stop her younger self from making the stupid mistakes that have ruined her life," by Susan C. Hunter and Les Oreck. Write Act Theater, 6128 Yucca St., L.A.; Thurs.-Sat., 8 p.m.; thru Aug. 28. (323) 469-3113.
MACBETH Zombie Joe's Underground presents
Shakespeare's tragedy. ZJU Theater Group, 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North
Hollywood; opens Aug. 20; Fri., 11 p.m.; thru Sept. 10. (818) 202-4120.
ON THE VERGE Eric Overmyer's story of three "pre-feminists" on safari. Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m.; thru Sept. 18. (562) 494-1014.
SAD HAPPY SUCKER Lee Kirk's absurdist study of anxiety. Lyric-Hyperion Theater, 2106 Hyperion Ave., L.A.; opens Aug. 20; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.; thru Sept. 10, sadhappysucker.com...
A WITHER'S TALE Troubadour Theater Company mixes Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale with soulful tunes by Bill Withers. Falcon Theatre, 4252 Riverside Dr., Burbank; opens Aug. 20; Wed.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 4 p.m.; thru Sept. 26. (818) 955-8101.