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Harker Jones

Harker Jones has worked in publishing as a writer, editor, and critic for 15 years. He was managing editor of Out magazine for seven years and has written two novels (including the #1 Amazon bestseller Until September) and seven screenplays. His short thriller Cole & Colette won the Get It Made Short-Form Screenplay contest and was subsequently produced and has been accepted into 10 (so far) film festivals. He has a double-major in telecommunications and film and written communication and a minor in literature from Eastern Michigan University, is a member of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, and is a card-carrying member of Mensa.

 




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BWW Review: THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse Florian Zeller's brilliant play THE FATH PhotoBWW Review: THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse Florian Zeller's brilliant play THE FATHER plumbs the idea of how memory makes us who we are.
Posted: Feb. 17, 2020


BWW Review: WEST ADAMS at Skylight Theatre WEST ADAMS Smartly Takes on Privilege, Rac PhotoBWW Review: WEST ADAMS at Skylight Theatre WEST ADAMS Smartly Takes on Privilege, Race, and Status
Posted: Feb. 11, 2020


BWW Review: THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse Florian Zeller's brilliant play THE FATHER plumbs the idea of how memory makes us who we are.
February 17, 2020

Florian Zeller's brilliant play THE FATHER plumbs the ideas of memory and self, starting off light-hearted and slowly, piece by piece, descending into a harrowing and devastating freefall.

BWW Review: WEST ADAMS at Skylight Theatre WEST ADAMS Smartly Takes on Privilege, Race, and Status
February 11, 2020

Penelope Lowder's WEST ADAMS is a keenly observed look at race, class, and privilege seen through a magnifying glass that elevates it to an over-the-top state, for both better and worse. The timely show focuses on two interracial married couples: pregnant Caucasian Sarah (Allison Blaize) and Latin Edward (Andrés M. Bagg), and Asian Julie (Jenny Soo) and Caucasian Michael (Clayton Farris). They live in the burgeoning West Adams district of Los Angeles, thrilled to be part of the community's gentrification. But when a very wealthy black family moves in across the street, they struggle to even pretend they can keep up with the Jones', and the pressure devolves them into a spiral of resentment, racism, and, ultimately, revenge.

BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES Tries to Rock Hollywood at the Bourbon Room
January 15, 2020

BWW Review: @ROCKOFAGESHollywood Tries to Rock Hollywood at the Bourbon Room

BWW Review: Country Comes to the City in the melancholy-tinged SALVAGE
December 23, 2019

Country music is known (and often ridiculed) for its soap opera-like lyrics. Its storytelling often takes listeners on journeys of sadness and despair, and redemption. Tim Alderson's SALVAGE, playing at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood through January 19, follows those tropes with mostly effective results and hits viewers with a cathartic and emotional impact.