California Theater News and Reviews

RuPaul's Drag Race Runner-Up Alaska Sashays Into Sex and the City: Live!
By Zachary Stewart · Jul 24, 2014 · San Francisco

This queen has a lot to say about drag, theater, and the beloved San Francisco institution known as Trannyshack.

Glee's Naya Rivera Married in Surprise Cabo San Lucas Ceremony

Rivera, who plays Santana Lopez on Glee, wedded actor Ryan Dorsey.

Buyer & Cellar Star Michael Urie to Cohost Barbra Night as Part of Musical Mondays Los Angeles
By Hayley Levitt · Jul 18, 2014 · Los Angeles

Urie will lend his Streisand expertise to the weekly West Hollywood tradition.

Nick Jonas, Christine Ebersole, and More Join Michael Urie on Opening Night of Buyer & Cellar in Los Angeles
By Hayley Levitt · Jul 14, 2014 · New York City, Los Angeles

Barbra Streisand, the subject of the solo send-up, plans to attend a performance during the L.A. run.

Linda Lavin to Perform Possibilities at Feinstein's at the Nikko
By Bethany Rickwald · Jul 11, 2014 · San Francisco

The Tony-winning actress will be joined by Grammy-winning composer Billy Stritch.

In the Heights
By Jonas Schwartz · Jul 21, 2014 · Los Angeles

The Chance Theater director Oanh Nguyen creates an intimate staging of the Tony-winning musical.

Dixie's Tupperware Party
By Jonas Schwartz · Jul 15, 2014 · Los Angeles

At the Geffen Theater, Dixie Longate brings about female empowerment through plastic bowls.

The Last Confession
By Evan Henerson · Jun 19, 2014 · Los Angeles

A play based on actual events offers no Roman holiday from Vatican corruption.

By Jonas Schwartz · Jun 17, 2014 · Los Angeles

The Sacred Fools' fostered biography of silent star Buster Keaton comes to the Pasadena Playhouse.

Death of the Author
By Evan Henerson · Jun 6, 2014 · Los Angeles

Issues of literary integrity get philosophical and personal in this world premiere at the Geffen Playhouse.