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Outdoor Voices Festival Opens September 16, 2016

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That’s What She Didn’t Say, a Los Angeles non-profit, will present its first Outdoor Voices Festival, a two-weekend theater festival from September 16–18 and 23–25, featuring productions that tackle issues typically deemed challenging, taboo, or “off-limits.” Festival founder, Bonnie Joy Sludikoff, stated “We’re excited to be furthering our mission of creating healthy conversations about taboo topics with this year’s inaugural Outdoor Voices Festival.  We hope this ...

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Loft Ensemble Announces 2016 – 2017 Season

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Loft Ensemble announces its 2016-2017 season.  According to Production Manager Bree Pavey:  “We’ve been producing full seasons since 2012, but never as curated by an artistic committee and set out all at once.  Everything except Long Joan Silver  is written or adapted by a Loft company member.” September 2016 – Dracula: Blood Before the Dawn Adapted from Bram Stoker’s Dracula by Raymond Donahey Introduces the ...

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Road Theatre Company Presents 7th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival

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The Road Theatre Company will open its seventh annual Summer Playwrights Festival on Sunday July 31 at 5108 Lankershim Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA.  The festival runs through Sunday, August 7. Additional performances will be held August 2–4 at The Road on Magnolia in the NoHo Senior Arts Colony located at 10747 Magnolia Blvd North Hollywood. This year’s festival features all new works to Los ...

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L.A. Theatre Works Announces 2016-17 Season

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L.A. Theatre Works has announced its 2016-17 season of live audio recorded plays to be performed at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater.  Each play in the series will be performed in front of a live audience for future radio broadcast, and distribution on CD, digital download, and online streaming. September 22-25 Amadeus Peter Shaffer’s story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his nemesis, Antonio Salieri is punctuated ...

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UPDATED: 99-Seat Plan to Equity Contract – The Data

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Footlights originally published this letter from actress and producer Vanessa Stewart on March 25, 2016. Vanessa has since updated her database making it even more accurate and a more valuable tool for the theater community. She explains her update in an addendum which follows her original letter below: I just spent about a year of researching 99-Seat productions that moved to contracts. And here’s what ...

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Sierra Madre Playhouse Announces 2016-2017 Season

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In its 2016-17 season, Sierra Madre Playhouse continues its focus on American playwrights: Mainstage Shows: Sept. 23–Oct. 22, 2016: Bee-luther-hatchee. Written by Thomas Gibbons. Directed by Saundra McClain. A look at race and cultural appropriation. Who has the right to tell certain American stories? Nov. 18–Dec. 23: A Little House Christmas. Adapted by James DeVita. Based on the Little House on the Prairie books by ...

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Ojai Playwrights Conference Announces 19th Season

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The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC) announces its 19th season with a program of playwrights, new play workshops, and special performance events from August 7–14, 2016 in Ojai, California. The OPC Summer New Works Festival will feature eleven events over five days with established and up-and-coming playwrights.  Nick Gandiello will be this year’s “Writer-In-Residence.” “In our 2016 OPC season entitled ‘Across the Divide,’ our playwrights are reaching out, ...

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Playwrights & Partnerships: Creating the Future at The Blank Theatre

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  Collaboratively exciting on the festival scene this Summer is the alliance between The Blank Theatre, The Hollywood Fringe Festival and Theatre Asylum. For the first time, Founding Artistic Director Daniel Henning, has opened The Blank Theater’s doors to Fringe, which if successful, may help deepen the relationships necessary to continue building Hollywood’s largest and most organized annual theater event.  As a key cornerstone of ...

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Wallis Annenberg Center Announces 2016-17 Season

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The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts’ 2016-17 season will include over 300 performances of more than 50 different programs of theater, dance, and music featuring both local and world-renowned talent: Theater @ The Wallis The Wallis and For The Record production of Scorsese: American Crime Requiem September 21 – October 16, 2016 For The Record series is a form of live entertainment turning ...

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South Coast Repertory Announces 2016-17 Season

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South Coast Repertory has announced its 2016-17 season.  The theater’s commitment to new voices in the American theater will be seen through three world premieres and five West Coast premieres. Sept. 2–Oct. 2, 2016 All the Way by Robert Schenkkan, directed by Marc Masterson Lyndon B. Johnson has been catapulted into the most powerful job on earth. No stranger to back room deals, Johnson takes ...

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