THE LONELY FEW — WORLD PREMIERE
Somewhere in Kentucky, Lila (Lauren Patten) stocks grocery shelves by day and gigs at Paul’s Joint by night with her band The Lonely Few, working the lyrical longing, soaring vocal armature, and punk abandon of a young Melissa Etheridge meets
MATTHEW LÓPEZ — THE INHERITANCE
Matthew López’s THE INHERITANCE—at the Geffen Playhouse in a production directed by Mike Donahue—is inspired by E. M. Forster’s 1910 novel Howards End. A cursory awareness of “Morgan” Forster’s position in literary history and the queer pantheon is useful. After
A rich vein of American drama flows through the country’s executive suites. Real estate, show business, high finance, sports business—the art of narrative has been well-served by those playwrights who obsess over capital’s omnivorous flows, the prizes and depredations therein.
DOMINIQUE MORISSEAU — PARADISE BLUE
In our season of anticipation and joy at the return of live theater, Dominique Morisseau’s PARADISE BLUE meets and exceeds audience expectations. Set at the end of the 1940s at the Paradise—a Detroit nightclub run by the temperamental trumpet player