Why Doesn’t L.A. Get the Cool New Plays Like Those Cities Back East?

LA Weekly:  Los Angeles has a lot going for it when it comes to theater. It’s filled with creative types, has a large and vocal 99-seat theater scene, is home to some heavyweight large theaters putting on big-budget productions and is crawling with successful TV and film actors who enjoy doing stage work.  Why, then, do so many of the country’s coolest plays — including Annie Baker’s The Flick and Nick Payne’s Constellations — take such a long time, if ever, to get here?  We posed the question to playwrights across the country and to theater companies here in L.A.  http://bit.ly/1UOQpWs

About Tracey Paleo

Tracey Paleo is Associate Editor at FootLights Magazine. She's also the Founder and Chief Editor of the arts and culture site, Gia On The Move, where she often reviews live performance events.

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