This Week in Theatre: Ray Bradbury, Modern Molière and Teenage Homos!
The heatwave of 07 might be waning, but the local theatre scene is getting hot hot hot. Here are LAist’s five theater picks for this weekend:
Butterflies of Uganda: Memories of a Child Soldier
Butterflies of Uganda tells the story of Mary, who as a young Acholi girl was stolen from her home in Northern Uganda and forced to fight as a soldier in the Lord's Resistance Army. The play explores an already strained mother-daughter relationship as Mary’s daughter finds out the truth.
Greenway Court Theatre. 544 N. Fairfax, Los Angeles. 323-655-7679. Tickets are $25. Opens Friday at 8 pm. Runs Thursdays to Saturdays at 8 pm until Oct. 13.
One Flew West: A Thrance in Two Acts
The Outlaw Style Thrance Co. blends dance and theatre, and their latest production re-invents the world famous novel and movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest into an exploration of the lives of women.
Studio/Stage. 520 N. Western Ave., Hollywood. 323-860-6503. Tickets are $20. $15 for seniors and students. 2 for 1 tickets on Sept. 9 and 16. Opens Friday at 8 pm. Runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 7 pm until Sept. 30.