Tag Archive: Oscar Basulto

Nothing Lost in Translation in ‘Agua a Cucharadas’

by

by Oscar T. Basulto Staff Writer   There is an natural, emotional urgency to the cadence of Tantai Teatro’s entertaining production of Agua a Cucharadas, a Spanish translation of Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Pulitzer… Continue reading

Rate this:

Scattered Light

by

by Oscar T. Basulto Staff Writer Light in the Darkness is an often savage story which is still too common in working class neighborhoods.  Originally written by Victor Tamayo, the story is about… Continue reading

Rate this:

Interview: Off the Track’s Artistic Director Juan Parada on Teatro en Español

by

by Oscar Basulto Staff Writer There is a great energy surrounding Off the Tracks Theater Company.  Artistic director, Juan Parada’s optimism is evident when you speak to him about it.  And with good… Continue reading

Rate this:

Los Angeles Teatristas Working Hard for Improvement and Recognition

by

By Oscar Basulto Staff Writer It has been nearly a year since Los Angeles and Orange County based Latina/o theatre organizations and individual artists convened at the Los Angeles Theatre Center (LATC) with… Continue reading

Rate this:

‘Wet the Hippo’ Not So Moist

by

by Oscar Basulto Staff Writer Wet the Hippo, presented by The Idiot Workshop at this year’s Hollywood Fringe Festival is a boldly devised and performed piece of theatre, defiant in its eschewing of… Continue reading

Rate this:

‘Mid Life Gangster’ Testifies on the Fringes

by

Oscar Basulto Staff Writer Evan “Bullet” James’ Mid Life Gangster – Redemption Song tells the often harrowing tale of his road from broken home to addiction to recovery. It is an onstage prequel… Continue reading

Rate this:

Brecht on Brecht at The Atwater Playhouse

by

By Oscar Basulto Staff Writer One of the reasons I am compelled toward the arts is its capacity to deliver strong political messages and to inspire its audience toward action.  So I jumped… Continue reading

Rate this:

‘Mrs. Warren’s Profession’ still relevant

by

By Oscar Basulto Staff Writer The Antaeus Company launches its 2013 season with an engaging production of George Bernard Shaw’s controversial, Mrs. Warren’s Profession. Written in 1893, Mrs. Warren’s Profession was banned in Britain and… Continue reading

Rate this:

A New Hope for Arts Education

by

By Oscar T. Basulto Staff Writer I quit teaching middle school almost ten years ago because I grew tired of dealing with what I perceived as a lack of support from school and… Continue reading

Rate this: