A Taste of Obama-ology

Judith BorneA&E, TheatreLeave a Comment

Mr. Squire

Fresh off the Democratic Convention, Obama-ology, an appropriate sequence, continues a Friday-Sunday run at the Skylight Theatre, 1816 ½ N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles 90027, through August.

Showtime tonight is 8:30, and Sunday performances start at 7 through Aug 28.

Obama-ology runs in rep with the equally entertaining Church & State, which plays on Saturdays at 8:30 followed by Sunday matinees at 3.

Tickets are priced between $15 and $39 (or $63 for a two-play package).

Reservations: 213.761.7061 or www.skylighttix.com

Tomorrow evening’s staging of Church & State will includes a talk-back with the cast and director afterwards.

Playwright Aurin Squire, a strong and talented young black voice is the author of Obama-ology. He takes an entertaining look at politics, campaigning, and how deeply it effects all of us.

Mr. Squire, currently writing for This Is Us on NBC, has worked as a journalist for the New Republic, Talking Points Memo, ESPN, the Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, and a dozen publications. His plays have been developed and produced at the Cherry Lane Theatre, Abington Theatre, ArcLight Theatre, Ars Nova, Barrington Stage Company, Brooklyn Arts Exchange.

Ms. Borne may be contacted at judith@borneidentities.com

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