Read Reviews for Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista in Los Angeles

The Verdict   Read Reviews for Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista in Los Angeles
The production opened January 16 at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum.
<i>Linda Vista</i>
Linda Vista

Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts’ Linda Vista, which began previews at the Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum January 9, officially opened January 16.

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Tracy Letts

The Steppenwolf Theatre Company production, which continues through February 17, is directed by Dexter Bullard.

The cast includes Ian Barford, Tim Hopper, Sally Murphy, Caroline Neff, Chantal Thuy, Cora Vander Broek, and Troy West.

Read reviews for the production below:

The Hollywood Reporter (Jordan Riefe)

Los Angeles Daily News (Dany Margolies)

LA Times (Charles McNulty)

Stage and Cinema (Samuel Garza Bernstein)

Linda Vista follows Wheeler, a 50-year-old man whose marriage is over, his job is mundane, and the best years of his life appear to be behind him. A move from the cot in his ex-wife’s garage to his own apartment opens up new possibilities for love, sex, and redemption.

The production also feature scenic design by Todd Rosenthal, costume design by Laura Bauer, lighting design by Marcus Doshi, and sound design by Richard Woodbury. Edward Sobel is the dramaturg, and the production stage manager is David S. Franklin. Casting is by JC Clementz; the associate producer is Lindsay Allbaugh.


Letts is a Tony and Pulitzer Prize–winning playwright, actor, and Steppenwolf ensemble member. He is the author of the plays Mary Page Marlowe, The Scavenger’s Daughter, Superior Donuts, August: Osage County, Man from Nebraska, Bug, and Killer Joe. As an actor, he received a Tony in 2013 for Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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