Deborah Klugman is a freelance arts journalist living in Los Angeles. She has been writing about L.A. theater since 1986.
This illuminating stage work about Dick Gregory, the late iconic comedian and civil rights activist, receives a powerhouse performance from Joe Morton as the stand-up comic.READ MORE
A new drama speaks not only to issues of criminal justice, but to the inner turmoil many of us wrestle with every day.READ MORE
Ball culture, the subject of the 1991 documentary Paris Is Burning, is the backdrop for Filipino-American playwright Boni B. Alvarez’s new play, FixedREAD MORE
Runaway Home should pack more of a punch than it does. The production has rich and satisfying sequences, most of them generated from the supporting ensemble. Whatever its shortcomings, the play is almost too timely for comfort. Storms batter our coasts while climate deniers reign.READ MORE