This Week in Theatre: Love, Dracula and the Schwartzes
There’s something for everyone in LA theatre scene this week: love, families and a little blood sucking...and if you don't like paying for your tickets but want to see what LA theatre is all about, then check out the LA Stage Alliance's Free Night of Theatre 2007.
The Last Schwartz
In this poignant comedy, the Schwartz siblings have gathered in their childhood family home for the one-year anniversary of their father's death. Ya gotta love those family gatherings!
Zephyr Theatre, 7456 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles. (323) 960-7789. Tickets are $25-30. Opens Saturday at 8 pm. Runs Thursdays to Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 and 7 pm until Dec. 9.
The Life of Galileo
L.A. Theatre Works’ presents this political satire on the life of the 17th century astronomer starring Stacy Keach and. Adapted by David Hare from the original work of Bertolt Brecht, the play will be taped for L.A. Theatre Works’ “The Play’s the Thing” weekly show broadcast NPR.
Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles. (310) 827-0889. Tickets are $20-$47. Runs tonight and Friday at 8, Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 4 pm. This weekend only.