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What the Butler Saw

What the Butler Saw by Joe Orton (1969)

Theatre | Comedy: Satirical Farce


“Joe Orton’s last play, What the Butler Saw, will live to be accepted as a comedy classic of English literature” (Sunday Telegraph) The chase is on in this breakneck comedy of licensed insanity, 202 more words


This Week @MusicCenterLA

For another 50 years, the shows must go on! And this first week after our 50th Spectacular is jam packed with options, mainly ones that are getting us in the holiday spirit! 184 more words

The Music Center

Show Review: "What The Butler Saw' At The Mark Taper Forum

By Keri Tombazian

A fine mix of hit songs from the British Invasion serenaded Thom and me as we joined the opening night audience of Joe Orton’s What the Butler Saw at the Mark Taper Forum. 529 more words


Farce with Force: "What the Butler Saw" at the Taper

Farce, as a theatrical art form, is often seen as simply a ridiculous chasing about – fun and funny, but not particularly intellectually derived. Indeed, many typical farces are. 603 more words


This Week @MusicCenterLA

It’s a week of openings, birthdays, and dance! See what we have in store…

LA Opera’s romantic Florencia en el Amazonas opens this Saturday. Will you be there? 177 more words

The Music Center

What I'm Drinking: Forgotten Boardwalk Brewing Company's What The Butler Saw

Whoever said “good things come to those who wait” clearly never waited for beer.  Or a brewery launch.  After months of tested patience and unforeseen delays by the state, … 365 more words

Craft Beer

[JESS SAYIN'] Nudity, madness and logical phallus-cies

It’s been a while since I posted pictures of me so here I am, rectifying wrongs with compound interest. Last Saturday, after a day of consecutive tuition lessons (mercifully, I made a decent amount in return), I headed to Clarke Quay’s Swissbake to wait for… 1,342 more words