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  • Chat rooms, seniors and modern love in ‘Romance.com’

    October 28, 2015 | 3:21 pm

    Senior dating in the digital age is the comically rendered theme of “Romance.com,” a production of the West Coast Jewish Theatre at the Pico Playhouse in West Los Angeles. 

    As the play opens, Nora (Marcia Rodd) has spent four years mourning the death of her husband and living...

  • Two literary giants, a lawsuit and Dick Cavett

    January 28, 2015 | 2:16 pm

    It was the talk of the literary and legal worlds in the early 1980s. Noted playwright Lillian Hellman (“The Little Foxes,” “Another Part of the Forest” and numerous others), sued literary critic and author Mary McCarthy (her novel “The Group” had a long run on the New York Times...

  • Death, destiny and love in ‘Handle with Care’

    November 25, 2014 | 12:25 pm

    Two people who don’t speak the same language manage to communicate and, ultimately, fall in love as the play “Handle With Care” unfolds at The Colony Theatre in Burbank.

    Author Jason Odell Williams said he wrote the play, his first, in 2008 as a vehicle for his Israeli wife,...

  • You can’t take it with you?

    January 23, 2014 | 1:34 pm

    After a successful eight-and-a-half month run off-Broadway in 2009, “Don’t Leave It All to Your Children,” a musical-comedy revue aimed at encouraging the older generation to live life to the fullest, has recently opened at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. The mix of...