L.A. Times Names Xanadu Among Best of 2007

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Focusing mainly on California theatre, the Los Angeles Times has published its list of "The Best of 2007: The Sleepers and Blockbusters in Theater."

Kerry Butler stars in Xanadu.
Kerry Butler stars in Xanadu. Photo by Paul Kolnik

Compiled by Times staff writer Charles McNulty, the best-of list follows.

"The Best of Theatre 2007" (in alphabetical order) are:



  • after the quake - La Jolla Playhouse


  • Black Watch - UCLA Live at Freud Playhouse


  • Can-Can - Pasadena Playhouse


  • Durango - David Henry Hwang Theater


  • Heads - Blank Theatre Company


  • Tug of War - Getty Villa


  • The Two Gentlemen of Verona - Old Globe Theatre


  • Xanadu - Broadway


  • Wicked - Pantages Theatre


  • Yellow Face - Mark Taper Forum The Los Angeles Times is located on the web at latimes.com.


    Time Magazine announced its picks for the ten best theatre productions of the past year. In the Dec. 24 issue of the weekly magazine, Richard Zoglin picks "The 10 Best Theater Shows." Tracy Letts' August: Osage County is the writer's top pick; Zoglin calls the work "a miraculous new play."

    Zoglin's choices follow:
    #1: August: Osage County
    #2: Journey's End
    #3: Fuerzabruta
    #4: The Overwhelming
    #5: Wooster Group's Hamlet
    #6: Pygmalion
    #7: Grease
    #8: The Farnsworth Invention
    #9: Eurydice
    #10: Intimate Exchanges

    For more information visit www.TIME.com.


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