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Sacred Fools Theater Company Announces 19th Season

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Sacred Fools Theater Company has announced its 19th Season: 1)  Miravel (written by Jake Broder, directed by Shaunessy Quinn):  A World Premiere play with music about the love and music of composer Alphonso Bloch. 2)  Past Time (written by Padraic Duffy, directed by Jeremy Aldridge):  A World Premiere play starring Leon Russom and French Stewart. 3)  A Gulag Mouse (written by Arthur M. Jolly, directed ...

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Antaeus Theatre Company Announces its 2016-17 Season

The Antaeus Theatre Company has announced its 2016-17 season: 1)  Cloud Nine: Caryl Churchill’s Obie Award-winning, comic farce of gender and sexual politics will be directed by Casey Stangl 2)  Hedda Gabler: Henrik Ibsen’s study of a woman trapped in a loveless marriage, her tormented desire for escape, and her yearning for individual and spiritual freedom will be directed by Steven Robman. 3)  Cat on ...

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Deaf West’s Spring Awakening Extends Broadway Run

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TheaterMania.com:  Deaf West’s new revival play incubated in Los Angeles Intimate Theatre is extending its Broadway run at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Michael Arden’s production, which was originally announced as “absolutely 18 weeks only,” will now end its run on January 24 owing to audience demand. http://bit.ly/1KtCBuy

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The Art of The Intimate

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“I know it’s 4 weeks away, but I wanted to tell you that CDs, even a boxed set, are not the kind of a birthday present you give to someone you are intimate with.” It was 7:16 am Sunday morning and I was lying in bed, asleep, next to her.  I try to fight my way to full consciousness. “Huh?” was all I could muster. ...

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12 Best Theater Companies In Los Angeles

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LAist: The vitality and fun of Los Angeles’s theater scene should not be a well-kept secret.  L.A. is home to dozens of excellent theater organizations and companies offering great productions all the time in venues large and small. Here are some of the best of them. http://bit.ly/1JRpIKw

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Celebration Theatre: Welcome to the Hood!

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Within 15 minutes of Celebration Theatre announcing the location of its new home, the Lex Theatre at Lexington Ave & McCadden, Hollywood Theatre Row, artistic director Michael Shepperd was immediately greeted by a welcome email from Jon Imparato at the Los Angeles LGBT Center right down the street. He very subsequently also received a direct order:  “Come to one of my shows…(expletive)!” — a largely ...

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Fountain Theatre Celebrates 25 Years as Vital, Intimate L.A. Stage

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Los Angeles Times: Fountain Theatre co-founder and co-artistic director, Stephen Sachs recalls a quarter-century of productions on one of L.A.’s most vital intimate theaters from Deborah Lawlor’s first phone call from a hospital bed to looking ahead at expansion. ‘I want to start a theater. Will you run it with me?’  ‘Absolutely.’ ”  

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It’s Not Easy, Bein’ Seen

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Stage Raw: There are hundreds of theaters, unknown even in their own back yards. You’d think in an age where “Google” has become a verb, no information could remain hidden. Kevin Delin looks at the causes of why L.A.’s intimate theater is “The Invisible Man,” and what to do about being seen. http://bit.ly/1DPe

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99-seat Incubated Revival “Spring Awakening” Heads to Broadway

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Deadline Hollywood: ‘Spring Awakening,’ in a co-production revival by Los Angeles based Deaf West Theatre and Forest Of Arden, will transfer to Broadway in the fall.  It was first presented in L.A. at Inner-City Arts’ 99-seat Rosenthal Theater and recently concluded a run at the 500-seat Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.  http://bit.ly/1LKPkPk

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Send in the Professionals

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“What defines a Professional?”  This seemingly simple question has become a hot topic amid the aggressive and highly unpopular actions the Actors’ Equity Association (the actors’ union) has taken towards its own Los Angeles membership.  Equity’s actions have eliminated a 29-year-old plan that allowed professional, union actors to participate in intimate theater for essentially no pay.  So “pay” is apparently the answer to the posed ...

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