Experience “The Last, Best Small Town” at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum

Deep in Topanga Canyon woods in Malibu off the side of the road lies an outdoor theatre that has been delighting audiences since the 1950s. It was first built as a refuge for blacklisted artists victimized by the McCarthy Era injustices. Will Geer and his wife Herta Ware built a performance space on their property back then as well as cultivated a large garden and … Continue reading Experience “The Last, Best Small Town” at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum

Shakespeare’s Lear Reversed and Righteous

Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum opened their summer season of Shakespeare with Lear last night, only it wasn’t a king that set out to divide his kingdom in three amongst his beloved daughters, but rather a queen, who by her own procured demise, divides her “queendom” into a mere two, casting her most beloved third son (bearing the same name as the original) Cordelian, off to … Continue reading Shakespeare’s Lear Reversed and Righteous