Come Back, Little Sheba

Come Back, Little Sheba
Photograph: Craig Schwartz, Courtesy A Noise Within Thomas Tofel (Antiochus), Jason Dechert (Pericles), & Jules Willcox (Daughter of Antiochus) in Pericles, Prince of Tyre

LA's go-to theater for the classics, A Noise Within, concludes their 2014 spring program with a heartbreaking 1950 work by the equally brilliant and tragic William Inge. Come Back, Little Sheba centers on the fallen marriage between washed-up beauty queen Lola and her husband Doc, a recovering alcoholic on the edge of relapse. A pretty young college student comes to stay as a boarder in the cluttered Midwest box they call home, at which time their lives are rattled, as silent passions quake to the brim. Tickets to this unmissable act start at $39 each. Schedule to see the April 13, April 25 or May 15 performances to participate in an informal dialogue with the cast after the show. 

By: Amanda Montell

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