Tag Archives: plays

Coeurage Theatre Company 2017 Season

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Coeurage Theatre Company Los Angeles’ Pay-What-You-Can  theater company (Jeremy Lelliott, Artistic Director; Nicole Monet, Executive Director), begins its eighth season with a slate of three plays. June 3–July 1, 2017 Nicky World Premiere Inspired by Anton Chekhov’s Ivanov Directed by Beth Lopes Nicky transforms the world of 1800s Russia into present day Palm Springs. Under the piercing desert sun, characters plod through the unforgiving heat clinging ...

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Rare Vonnegut Comes To Sacred Fools

Ben Rock (Blair Witch Project, Alien Raiders, Baal, Occupation, Taste) laying out his Sirens of Titan Show & Tell – script, program, tattered teen tome and set design specs – was like discovering ancient artifacts that were going to change the course of human history. “I brought some visual aids to show you. One of them is the original script that I got from the ...

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Kennedy Center College Theatre Awards

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9 Awards in total were presented to works in Northern and Southern California schools including University of Southern California, University of California, Irvine, Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy, Glendale College, Fresno City College, and American River College. Press Release: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the national awardees for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF). Selected awardees ...

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LADCC 2016 Awards Recipients

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The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 48th annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre on Monday evening, March 20, at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Four 2016 productions received plaques: A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at the Ahmanson Theatre; Cloud 9 at Antaeus Theatre Company; Disgraced at the Mark Taper Forum; and The Boy from Oz at Celebration ...

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Is It Enough?

Recently, I had the privilege to see a performance of Zoot Suit, the revival at the Mark Taper Forum. While I often speak of theatre as an important tool of cultural consciousness, I also look forward to being entertained when I see a play.  And I can unabashedly say that both my wife Michelle and I both loved the show. Charles McNulty of the L.A. ...

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Ojai Playwrights Conference and Gala

A pinch of words, a drop of insight, a shadow of a doubt, a dust of vision, lots of maybes, countless hopes and endless sentiments. You have the ethereal mist that makes up the alchemy of theatre. It’s magical, because there is no formula that creates great theatre, there’s just dreams. It is most often the right moment with the right people all perfectly stirred ...

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Little Children Dream of God at the Road

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Who doesn’t love a good story? A woman’s desperate escape fomented by mysticism, a violent past, dark magic, a baby who doesn’t cry, an assemblage of outlandish, urban characters and dreams… vivid, terrifying, portentous, hopeful. Just a taste of what’s in store at The Road Theatre’s February 2017 West Coast premiere of Little Children Dream of God, by playwright Jeff Augustin, about a Haitian immigrant ...

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Antaeus Unveils New Performing Arts Center

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Press Release GLENDALE, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2017) — Antaeus Theatre Company will name its new venue at 110 E. Broadway in the City of Glendale the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in honor of the Gindlers’ $1 million capital campaign contribution and long-standing patronage. Following months of construction, doors will open on March 2 with Open Stages, four days of free events set ...

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Skylight Theatre Company Confirms 2017 Season

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Skylight Theatre Company, recognized for their unwavering commitment to developing new works, has confirmed a 2017 lineup of four plays, new to Los Angeles. January 28 – February 25, 2017 Shades of Disclosure (World Premiere) by Queerwise, directed by Michal Kearns. Spanning from the 1988 display of the AIDS Memorial Quilt in Washington DC to the worldwide women’s marches, this show celebrates the triumphant lives ...

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Lineup Announced for 2017 Pacific Playwrights Festival

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South Coast Repertory’s 20th Pacific Playwrights Festival (PPF), April 21-23, includes works from SCR’s renowned play commissioning program and from CrossRoads, SCR’s commissioning/community engagement program, which also yielded Qui Nguyen’s hit play, Vietgone. Created in 1998, the Pacific Playwrights Festival has grown into one of the leading festivals of new plays in the country. The three full productions at the 2017 Pacific Playwrights Festival are: ...

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