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NOSFERATU, A SYMPHONY IN TERROR Brings Darkness to Hollywood Fringe NOSFERATU, A SYMPHONY IN TERROR Brings Darkness to Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2017 in Los Angeles

From the fervent mind of Bram Stoker's Dracula...filtered through the lens of Friedrich Murnau...comes an experience so unique that you will remember it for the rest of your life. (more...)
Award-Winning Dancers Hit Cal State Fullerton's Stage in SPRING DANCE THEATRE Award-Winning Dancers Hit Cal State Fullerton's Stage in SPRING DANCE THEATRE
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2017 in Los Angeles

The nationally acclaimed CSUF dance program features its annual Spring Dance Theatre, coordinated by Gladys Kares, on May 4 through May 14, 2017 in the Little Theatre on Cal State Fullerton's campus. Spring Dance Theatre includes original choreography by students, faculty and guest artists. CSUF dancers were recently featured at Washington DC's Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)
Write Act Rep Presents FREEWAY DREAMS Write Act Rep Presents FREEWAY DREAMS
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2017 in Los Angeles

Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant presents the theatrical musical production of Wayne Moore's FREEWAY DREAMS, a fantastical dreamy musical comedy idling as a limited engagement at Write Act Rep's new home, Brickhouse Theatre in North Hollywood, with Press Opening Weekend beginning May 19, 2017 running through closing, Sunday June 11, 2017. (more...)
Photo Flash: Odyssey Theatre Presents West Coast Premiere of Politically Charged KISS Photo Flash: Odyssey Theatre Presents West Coast Premiere of Politically Charged KISS
by BWW News Desk on April 29, 2017 in Los Angeles

Damascus, Syria: 2014. Four friends gather to watch their favorite soap opera on TV - but are all the unspoken passions on the screen? Is anything really what it seems to be? Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a politically charged and emotionally urgent new play by acclaimed Chilean playwright Guillermo Calderon. Bart DeLorenzo directs the West Coast premiere of Kiss for an April 29 opening at the Odyssey Theatre. (more...)
Hollywood Fringe presents World Premiere of F*CK TINDER Hollywood Fringe presents World Premiere of F*CK TINDER
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Jadelake Productions presents the world premiere of F*CK TINDER: a love story, Written & Performed by David Rodwin at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. The show runs June 8, 9, 11, 21 and 22 at Sacred Fools Theatre, Second Stage (6320 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038) Tix: http://hff14.org/4634 (more...)
YES, VIRGINIA Extended for Four More Performances YES, VIRGINIA Extended for Four More Performances
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Mindy Sterling, famous for her role as Frau Farbissina in the "Austin Powers" films and Ellia English, best known as Auntie Rae on Larry David's HBO series, "Curb Your Enthusiasm", will be appearing in "YES, VIRGINIA", a new play  by Stan Zimmerman & Christian McLaughlin. (more...)
Announcing East West Players' 52nd Anniversary Season Announcing East West Players' 52nd Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce its 52nd Anniversary Season, The Company We Keep, which takes place from Fall 2017 through Summer 2018 and features co-productions with Rogue Artists Ensemble, The Robey Theatre Company, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC), and the Los Angeles LGBT Center, including two world premieres, an acclaimed revival, and the Los Angeles premiere of an award-winning Broadway musical.  (more...)
Chalk Repertory Theatre Creates AESTHESIA, a Benefit Gala and Celebration of the Senses Chalk Repertory Theatre Creates AESTHESIA, a Benefit Gala and Celebration of the Senses
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Chalk Repertory Theatre presents AESTHESIA, a benefit gala and celebration of the senses - for one night only - May 6, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. Convening at a private loft in a downtown artist community, (more...)
Antaeus Theatre Company's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Extended Through 5/14 Antaeus Theatre Company's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Extended Through 5/14
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof - Extended through May 14: The Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates its new home in Glendale with a fully partner-cast production of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. (more...)
60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival Package Tickets On Sale 5/1
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Three-day Arena and Grounds Ticket Packages for the 60th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival, September 15-17 go on sale Monday, May 1. Tickets can be purchased online at montereyjazzfestival.org or by calling 888.248.6499. (more...)
Gringo de Mayo Comedy Tour Makes Exclusive L.A. Stop at Flappers Gringo de Mayo Comedy Tour Makes Exclusive L.A. Stop at Flappers
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Unassuming nerd comedian Eric Schwartz will be unleashing four mind-blowing shows filled with musical comedy, physical antics, multicultural satire and social commentary at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant on Friday and Saturday, May 5 and 6, at 8:00 PM and 10:00 PM. Tickets are $20.00 and are available at www.flapperscomedy.com. (more...)
Belen Maya to Host Flamenco Dance Workshops in Santa Barbara, Long Beach Belen Maya to Host Flamenco Dance Workshops in Santa Barbara, Long Beach
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Vida Flamenca is proud to host flamenco dancer Belen Maya in a series of educational workshops in Southern California including Santa Barbara May 4 & 5; and Long Beach May 6 & 7. (more...)
John Gielgud's Tony Award for AGES OF MAN Sells for $15,000 John Gielgud's Tony Award for AGES OF MAN Sells for $15,000
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Acclaimed actor John Gielgud's 1959 Tony Award for his "Distinguished Contribution to Theatre' was auctioned last night for $15,000 at Nate D. Sanders Auctions. (more...)
Selena Gomez Hosts WE Day with Appearances By Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato and More Selena Gomez Hosts WE Day with Appearances By Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato and More
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Yesterday, 16,000 youth from across California came together at The 'Fabulous' Forum in Inglewood for WE Day, a youth empowerment event that celebrates everyday heroes and proves no one is too young to change the world. (more...)
Tom Cavanaugh and James Cavanaugh Present World Premiere of UNDER THE JELLO MOLD One Woman Show Tom Cavanaugh and James Cavanaugh Present World Premiere of UNDER THE JELLO MOLD One Woman Show
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

The World Premiere production of the one-woman show, Under the Jello Mold at The Complex as part of The 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival in the Ruby Theatre, June 2017. The play is written by and starring Jennie Fahn and directed by Tom Cavanaugh. (more...)
Panic! Productions Announce J.Bailey Burcham to Direct LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Panic! Productions Announce J.Bailey Burcham to Direct LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Los Angeles

J. Bailey Burcham, hot off his searing, critically-acclaimed lead performance in Panic! Productions' mounting of Danny and the Deep Blue Sea at Theatre 68, has signed on as director of Panic!'s next show, Little Shop of Horrors. Burcham will put his stamp on the Menken-Ashman musical favorite by updating the action to Los Angeles' Skid Row in the 1990s. Helping Burcham bring this fresh concept to life are choreographer Tyler Matthew Burk, music director Josh Bednarsky, set designer Rei Yamamoto, lighting designer Shara Abvabi, and costume designer Barbara Mazeika. (more...)
Corey Feldman And Celebrity Friends Take A Stand Against Bullying By Hosting Modern Day Telethon for Autism Corey Feldman And Celebrity Friends Take A Stand Against Bullying By Hosting Modern Day Telethon for Autism
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Los Angeles

ACT Today! (Autism Care and Treatment Today!), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to provide access to care and treatment to children with autism, will be the beneficiary of a special worldwide Facebook Live event, "Corey Feldman's Autism Angels," on Wednesday, May 24th from 12 PM to 4 PM PST. Feldman, who received both backlash and support following his viral performance on The Today Show, is taking a stand against bullying and actively teaching kids that it's okay to be different. (more...)
Peter Manning Robinson presents Vortex Dome Concert 5/6 Peter Manning Robinson presents Vortex Dome Concert 5/6
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Los Angeles

Award-winning pianist and composer Peter Manning Robinson will enthrall audiences with a stunning aural and visual art experience during his Experience Refractor Piano Immersion concert on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Vortex Immersion Dome, located within the Los Angeles Center Studios complex, near Downtown Los Angeles. Performing live with his invention, (more...)
Block Party Continues with Opening of CITIZEN This Sunday at the Douglas Block Party Continues with Opening of CITIZEN This Sunday at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Los Angeles

Center Theatre Group's Block Party continues with the opening of The Fountain Theatre production of "Citizen: An American Lyric" this Sunday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Based on a book of poetry by Claudia Rankine, adapted for the stage by Fountain Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs and directed by Shirley Jo Finney, "Citizen: An American Lyric" will begin previews April 28 and continue for 11 performances only through May 7, 2017. (more...)
Unbound Productions to Stage First Evening-Length Play HOLMES, SHERLOCK AND THE CONSULTING DETECTIVE Unbound Productions to Stage First Evening-Length Play HOLMES, SHERLOCK AND THE CONSULTING DETECTIVE
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Los Angeles

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the details of the company's first fully-realized evening-length play: Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective, which will run for 19 performances between June 2 and July 1, 2017 in and around the historic Santa Anita Train Depot at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden (159 S. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007). (more...)
Scottish Ballet to Bring A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to The Music Center Scottish Ballet to Bring A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE to The Music Center
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Los Angeles

Dance reveals its powerful theatricality as The Music Center, L.A.'s performing arts destination, welcomes Scottish Ballet on May 19 - 21, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season. (more...)
Echo Theater Company to Launch Playwrights' Studio Training Center Echo Theater Company to Launch Playwrights' Studio Training Center
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Los Angeles

The Echo Theater Company, anointed 'Best Bet for Ballsy Original Plays' by the LA Weekly, introduces 'Playwrights' Studio,' a training center for playwrights, directors and actors creating new work in Los Angeles. Two six-week writing classes taught by prominent Los Angeles-based playwrights launch the program in May. (more...)
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 4/28 - WEST SIDE STORY and More! Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 4/28 - WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Los Angeles

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 4/28 - WEST SIDE STORY and More! (more...)
The Music Center Expands Programming Reach with Launch of the MUSIC CENTER ON LOCATION The Music Center Expands Programming Reach with Launch of the MUSIC CENTER ON LOCATION
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Los Angeles

The Music Center today announced the launch of The Music Center On Location, a new initiative that takes the performing arts center's artistic vision beyond the places and spaces of its Downtown Los Angeles home and into diverse venues and locales throughout greater Los Angeles.  With The Music Center On Location, The Music Center will curate and present distinctive artistic content in locations outside its 22-acre campus and bring its innovative, creative approach to the arts to a wider audience.  This program will expand the performing arts center's focus beyond the presentation of the world-class artistic programming it currently offers on the stages of its iconic theatres and outdoor plaza to events and performances outside of its physical footprint.  The Music Center On Location launches this summer with programming at The Ford Theatres (the Ford) and Grand Park, followed by an engagement in the fall at The Culver Studios as part of the performing arts organization's internationally acclaimed Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center series.  (more...)
Micah's Voice Hosts Successful Fundraiser Raising Over $12,000.00 to Benefit Families Affected by Autism Micah's Voice Hosts Successful Fundraiser Raising Over $12,000.00 to Benefit Families Affected by Autism
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Los Angeles

Non-profit organization, Micah's Voice hosted a successful fourth annual fundraiser that raised over $12,000.00 for families affected by autism. In honor of Autism Awareness Month, Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning artists Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds and Shawn Stockman (of Boyz II Men) came together and performed in front of an intimate crowd. The benefit concert was held at a private home in Hollywood Hills.  (more...)