Four Vietnam War-era photos projected on the theater wall at the top of Shirley Lauro’s “A Piece of My Heart” set the scene for what is to follow. Some you will immediately recognize, others perhaps not, but they all speak to the tragedy of that war.
Playwright Bess Wohl explores the minimum-wage bind food workers are in and the corporate greed that takes advantage of it in “American Hero,” playing through Oct. 15 at New Village Arts. Kristianne Kurner directs.
The Saw franchise is gearing up to release the eighth installment of its popular horror series, Jigsaw, and along with that comes their traditional blood drive for free tickets, but this year they are taking a more political stance.
It’s family vs. flying and reality vs. fantasy in Hansol Jung’s wildly imaginative new play “Wild Goose Dreams,” a co-production between La Jolla Playhouse and New York’s Public Theater, in its world premiere through Oct. 1 at the Mandell Weiss Forum.
Matthew Bourne has done it again. The world-renowned British ballet wunderkind and award-winning creator of such new dance classics as “Edward Scissorhands” and “The Picture of Dorian Gray” as well as new versions of old classics like “Swan Lake” and Cinderella,” has created a stage version of the 1948 classic film “The Red Shoes” – and it may well be his best effort yet.