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Deaf West Hosts Memorial for Phyllis Frelich at the Mark Taper Forum TonightDeaf West Hosts Memorial for Phyllis Frelich at the Mark Taper Forum Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/20/2014) - Deaf West Theatre hosts a memorial to celebrate the life and career of Tony Award-winning actress and deaf activist Phyllis Frelich tonight, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. at the Mark Taper Forum. Ms. Frelich, who was deaf, passed away from progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) in April. She was 70.


BWW Blog: Molly Garner of BIG FISH - Mom's AdviceBWW Blog: Molly Garner of BIG FISH - Mom's Advice
by Guest Blogger: Molly Garner (Los Angeles)

(10/20/2014) - My mother has been reading my blog and her sole piece of advice is to stop talking about my baby. "Remember, NO ONE cares about your kids," she told me, with capital letters and all. "They all have their own and they think theirs are just as special."


BWW Interviews: 17-Year-Old Madeleine Russell Contemplates To Be or Not To BeBWW Interviews: 17-Year-Old Madeleine Russell Contemplates To Be or Not To Be
by Ellen Dostal (Los Angeles)

(10/20/2014) - Proving that Shakespeare is for all ages and all people, Westridge School in Pasadena is getting ready to open an all-female 1990's grunge-inspired production of Hamlet, starring Madeleine Russell in the title role. Anyone who has ever worked on the play, and particularly on that role, will tell you that it is a huge undertaking and one that presents many opportunities for growth, both as an actor and as a person.


BWW Reviews: NICE THINGS Very Nice!BWW Reviews: NICE THINGS Very Nice!
by Gil Kaan (Los Angeles)

(10/20/2014) - A strong, nicely-matched cast of four playing well opposite, and with, each other; firmly directed at a steady clip by Elina de Santos; and presented with top-notch production elements make Nice Things a very nice 85 minutes of entertainment.


BWW Reviews: WICKED LIT 2014 Presents 3 Moody and Atmospheric World Premiere Adaptations of Classic Horror LiteratureBWW Reviews: WICKED LIT 2014 Presents 3 Moody and Atmospheric World Premiere Adaptations of Classic Horror Literature
by Shari Barrett (Los Angeles)

(10/20/2014) - Each Halloween season, Unbound Productions presents adaptations of classic horror literature as an immersive theatre event that takes place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. Yes, that's right - you spend the evening surrounded by dead people with much reverence and respect paid to each vault and tombstone, especially those lucky enough to become part of the show. No doubt, as they have in the past, the shows will sell out this year so order your tickets soon.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 19Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 19
by (Los Angeles)

(10/19/2014) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 19, 2014.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 19Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 19
by (Los Angeles)

(10/19/2014) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 19, 2014.


Photo Flash: First Look- Kentwood Players Presents INTO THE WOODS, Opening 11/14Photo Flash: First Look- Kentwood Players Presents INTO THE WOODS, Opening 11/14
by Shari Barrett (Los Angeles)

(10/19/2014) - INTO THE WOODS is tied together by an original story involving a childless baker and his wife and their quest to begin a family, their dealings with a Witch who has placed a curse on them, and their interaction with other storybook characters during their journey. Join Cinderella, Little Red Ridinghood, Rapunzel, Jack the Giant Slayer, and many other famous storybook characters as they each venture into the foreboding woods in search of magical items, love, money, or simply a purpose in life. This classic mash-up of Grimm's fairy tales teaches all of us the true consequences of what it means to "get your wish."


STAGE TUBE: MODERN FAMILY's Sarah Hyland Sings 'Don't Speak' with SCREAM! Co-StarSTAGE TUBE: MODERN FAMILY's Sarah Hyland Sings 'Don't Speak' with SCREAM! Co-Star
by Stage Tube (Los Angeles)

(10/19/2014) - MODERN FAMILY star Sarah Hyland is currently appearing in the musical SCREAM! alongside Jonah Platt, Missi Pyle, Christine Lakin, and Nicole Parker. Hyland recently took to Instagram to post a clip of her and Platt singing 'Don't Speak,' on stage, with the caption, 'This happened tonight and it made me happy. #dontspeak #theunauthorizedmusicalparodyofscream @jonahplatt' Check out the performance clip below!


Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/19/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/19/2014
by BWW (Los Angeles)

(10/19/2014) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/19/2014 for Los Angeles


BWW Reviews: THE DIVINERS - An Exacting Test of Heroic PatienceBWW Reviews: THE DIVINERS - An Exacting Test of Heroic Patience
by Gil Kaan (Los Angeles)

(10/19/2014) - Multi-award winning playwright Jim Leonard, Jr. definitively succeeds in explicitly depicting the tragic affects of caring for Buddy, a mentally disturbed boy with a gift for divining water.


Photo Coverage: CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre Celebrates its 10th Birthday in Culver City on 10/14/14Photo Coverage: CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre Celebrates its 10th Birthday in Culver City on 10/14/14
by Shari Barrett (Los Angeles)

(10/19/2014) - The Kirk Douglas Theatre was originally an historic 1940s Streamlined Moderne-style movie house called the Culver Theater, and it is believed that Kirk Douglas' movie "Spartacus" played there in the early 1960s. In 2003 it was transformed into an intimate 317-seat live theatre venue and named for the theatre's initial major donor: Kirk Douglas. On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre celebrated its 10th birthday with Anne and Kirk Douglas in attendance.


Theatre 360 Presents PETER PAN, 12/12-14Theatre 360 Presents PETER PAN, 12/12-14
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - Theatre360 presents Peter Pan, Dec. 12-14. Don't miss this epic origin story of one of popular culture's most enduring and beloved characters and discover the Peter Pan you never knew.


Meghan Brown's THE FIRE ROOM Opens Tonight at The Barn Acting StudioMeghan Brown's THE FIRE ROOM Opens Tonight at The Barn Acting Studio
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - 'The Fire Room', by Meghan Brown, is set in a surreal afterlife that shifts between a 1920s speakeasy and a shoddy modern Van Nuys apartment. J.W. and Meredith are two ghosts who have managed to find true love, however, when Meredith's earthly ex-lover arrives on the scene he revives the darkness she has so desperately fought.


Photo Flash: Conor McPherson's THE DANCE OF DEATH Opens Tonight at A Noise WithinPhoto Flash: Conor McPherson's THE DANCE OF DEATH Opens Tonight at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, continues its 2014-2015 REVOLUTIONary season with The Dance of Death by August Strindberg in a new adaptation by Irish playwright Conor McPherson, which opens this tonight, October 18, and runs through Sunday, November 23, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Parson's Nose Theater Opens 2014-15 Season With THE MERCHANT OF VENICE TonightParson's Nose Theater Opens 2014-15 Season With THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - Parson's Nose Theater (PNT) begins their 15th Season with a Readers' Theater Series performance of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, featuring Barry Gordon as Shylock.


Photo Flash: Jenny O'Hara Stars in BROOMSTICK, Opening Tonight at the FountainPhoto Flash: Jenny O'Hara Stars in BROOMSTICK, Opening Tonight at the Fountain
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - Trick or Treat. Director Stephen Sachs and actress Jenny O'Hara (Bakersfield Mist) reunite for the wickedly entertaining, spine-chilling West Coast premiere of Broomstickby John Biguenet. A funny, poignant and 'spell' binding tale about the magic of the human heart, Broomstick opens at the Fountain Theatre tonight, Oct. 18. Scroll down for a first look at O'Hara in character!


PAINTING IN RED Makes World Premiere at the Greenway Court TonightPAINTING IN RED Makes World Premiere at the Greenway Court Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - Playwrights' Arena, in association with Greenway Arts Alliance at Greenway Court Theatre, presents the World Premiere of PAINTING IN RED by Luis Alfaro, opening tonight, October 18, 2014. Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera, the production will star Elisa Bocanegra, Cristina Frias, Joe Hernandez-Kolski, Justin Huen, Jayme Lake, West Liang and Rodney To.


VILLA THRILLA Opens Tonight at Atwater Village TheatreVILLA THRILLA Opens Tonight at Atwater Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - Austin Powers meets The Sopranos by way of Agatha Christie. Ring in the holidays with a hilarious seasonal twist on the classic English murder mystery when Gary Lee Reed directs Villa Thrilla by Anna Nicholas, opening tonight, Oct. 18 at Atwater Village Theatre.


OTHELLO Runs Now thru 12/14 at Odyssey TheatreOTHELLO Runs Now thru 12/14 at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - 'Tis the soldiers' life. To have their balmy slumbers waked by strife.' Three of L.A.'s most venerable artistic directors come together when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble (Ron Sossi, artistic director) and The New American Theatre (Jack Stehlin, artistic director) present a bold new production of Shakespeare's Othello, directed by Rogue Machine artistic director John Perrin Flynn. The modern dress production, starring Stehlin as Iago opposite A Martinez in the title role, opens for press this weekend at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A.


'WEDDING BAND' Runs Now thru 12/7 at Antaeus'WEDDING BAND' Runs Now thru 12/7 at Antaeus
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - In the summer of 1918, as the Great War rages in Europe, two individuals wage their own battle against injustice in America, risking their lives for the right to marry. Winding up the 2014 Antaeus season of modern classics, Gregg T. Daniel directs a fully partner-cast revival of Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White by Alice Childress. Wedding Band runs today, Oct. 18 through Dec. 7 at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo, with low-priced previews beginning Oct. 9.


Porters of Hellsgate Present THE WINTER'S TALE, Now thru 11/15Porters of Hellsgate Present THE WINTER'S TALE, Now thru 11/15
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - The Porters of Hellsgate present The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare, produced by The Porters of Hellsgate and directed by Jesse James Thomas, playing today, October 18-November 15 at the Actors Forum.


Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia Brings 'THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR' to Smothers Theatre TodayMermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia Brings 'THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR' to Smothers Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)

(10/18/2014) - Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia's production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu today, October 18, at 11 a.m.




 
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