Culture Clash News

Plays by Anna Ziegler, Tanya Saracho and More Set for 2017 Powers New Voices Festival at The Old GlobePlays by Anna Ziegler, Tanya Saracho and More Set for 2017 Powers New Voices Festival at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The Old Globe today announced it will present the fourth annual New Voices Festival-with a new moniker: the Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, playing January 13 - 15, 2017. (more...)

CHARM, Story About LGBTQ Youth, to Continue COMING OF AGE IN AMERICA Series at Mosaic TheaterCHARM, Story About LGBTQ Youth, to Continue COMING OF AGE IN AMERICA Series at Mosaic Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Mosaic Theater Company of DC's 'Clamorous Encounters' series about coming-of-age in America continues with Philip Dawkins' groundbreaking comedy-drama CHARM (January 5-29, 2017), under the direction of one of DC's most innovative directors, Natsu Onoda Power (The T Party, Wind Me Up Maria: A Go-Go Musical). (more...)

Border Culture Explored in NOGALES: STORYTELLERS CARTEL COUNTRY, A Play by Richard MontoyaBorder Culture Explored in NOGALES: STORYTELLERS CARTEL COUNTRY, A Play by Richard Montoya
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Nogales: Storytellers in Cartel Country by Richard Montoya (American Night, Water & Power) of the acclaimed Chicano performance troupe Culture Clash (A Bowl of Beings, Chavez Ravine), will be performed at Mesa Arts Center (MAC) Nov. 17-20 as part of the MAC's Performing Live Series. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater Presents THE FAIRY QUEENChicago Opera Theater Presents THE FAIRY QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

Chicago's historic Studebaker Theater will become the home of live opera with a contemporary adaptation of Henry Purcell's 1692 "The Fairy Queen," a reimagining of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" presented by Chicago Opera Theater (COT) beginning November 5. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre, Hollywood & Vine's classic theater reborn for a new era of performing arts, is proud to present PROXIMA, the new show by globally recognized, Japanese-based visual/dance ensemble enra. Experts in martial arts, ballet, rhythmic gymnastics, acrobatics, contemporary dance, juggling and circus arts, enra defies conventions of space, time, gravity, and physics, through seamless synchronization of digital projection and physical movement. As part of a North American tour, The Montalban brings enra's new PROXIMA show to LA for three nights: Friday, October 21 and Saturday October 22 at 8:00pm and on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 5:00pm. Tickets cost $49.00. The Montalban is located at 1615 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028. For tickets, call 323-461-6999 or visit http://www.themontalban.com/buy-tickets. To learn more about enra and their new production, please visit http://enra.jp. (more...)

Valerie M. Grubb Shares CLASH OF THE GENERATIONSValerie M. Grubb Shares CLASH OF THE GENERATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

'Managing employees is a challenging endeavor under any circumstances-and it's even more difficult in the midst of generational culture clash.' So says Valerie M. Grubb, management expert and author of the new book 'Clash of the Generations: Managing the New Workplace Reality' (Wiley, 2016), which draws on her experiences over more than two decades of overseeing thousands of employees and on interviews with representatives of several companies with age-diverse workforces. The target audiences of this book are seasoned professionals as well as new managers. (more...)

Chicago Opera Theater's THE FAIRY QUEEN Begins This November at Studebaker TheaterChicago Opera Theater's THE FAIRY QUEEN Begins This November at Studebaker Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Chicago's historic Studebaker Theater will become the home of live opera with a contemporary adaptation of Henry Purcell's 1692 "The Fairy Queen," a reimagining of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" presented by Chicago Opera Theater (COT) beginning November 5. The California-based performance troupe Culture Clash and COT's Andreas Mitisek put a modernized spin on Purcell's adaptation of Shakespeare's classic with an edgy and hilarious examination of the messes mere mortals make of relationships. "The Fairy Queen" will be performed at Chicago's historicStudebaker Theater (410 S. Michigan Ave). The press performance will be November 5 at 7:30 p.m.Subsequent performances will be November 11 at 7:30 p.m. and November 13 at 3 p.m. (more...)

OTHELLO Kicks off 16-17 Season for Vanderbilt University TheatreOTHELLO Kicks off 16-17 Season for Vanderbilt University Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 30, 2016

Melding Italian Renaissance elements with contemporary street art to signify a 'clash of cultures,' Vanderbilt University Theatre's production of Othello, one of Shakespeare's most powerful dramas and the first VUT production of the 2016-17 season, opens tonight at Neely Auditorium on the Nashville campus. (more...)

Greenwich Theatre Sells Out First Show in New Studio SpaceGreenwich Theatre Sells Out First Show in New Studio Space
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Greenwich Theatre boss James Haddrell is feeling like two men following the sell-out success of the first ever show at the theatre's new studio space. (more...)

Berkeley Rep's IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE Opens TonightBerkeley Rep's IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents a new adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel, It Can't Happen Here. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch PartyThe Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception today, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch PartyThe Ricardo Montalban Theatre to Host Fall 2016 Launch Party
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The Ricardo Montalban Theatre presents its wonderfully diverse fall-winter programming schedule during a private open house and reception on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 6:30 to 8:30pm. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 9/18/2016Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW - Sep 18, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/18/2016 for Tucson (more...)

Colt Coeur Kicks Off 3rd Annual #ParityPlaysFest TodayColt Coeur Kicks Off 3rd Annual #ParityPlaysFest Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Colt Coeur Artistic Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt and Festival Associate Producer Brittany Coyne announce the line-up for the company's 3rd Annual #ParityPlaysFest celebrating the work of female & trans playwrights & directors. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 9/11/2016Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 9/11/2016
by BWW - Sep 11, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/11/2016 for Tucson (more...)

Colt Coeur Sets Line-Up for 3rd Annual #ParityPlaysFestColt Coeur Sets Line-Up for 3rd Annual #ParityPlaysFest
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Colt Coeur Artistic Director Adrienne Campbell-Holt and Festival Associate Producer Brittany Coyne announce the line-up for the company's 3rd Annual #ParityPlaysFest celebrating the work of female & trans playwrights & directors. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 9/04/2016Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 9/04/2016
by BWW - Sep 4, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/04/2016 for Tucson (more...)

Prince Paul, Ladybug Mecca Drop MixtapePrince Paul, Ladybug Mecca Drop Mixtape
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Old meets new and Brooklyn meets Brazil when BROOKZILL! takes the stage September 14th for its first-ever live show at New York City's SOB's. (more...)

Storytellers in Cartel Country at Borderlands TheaterStorytellers in Cartel Country at Borderlands Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

Borderlands Theater presents the rolling world premiere of Nogales: Storytellers in Cartel Country by Richard Montoya (American Night, Water & Power) of the acclaimed Chicano performance troupe Culture Clash (Bowl of Beans, Chavez Ravine.) Nogales: Storytellers in Cartel Country traces in reverse the devastating headlines of a Mexican boy shot by US Border Patrol across the border fence. San Francisco theater artist, Sean San Jose, co-founder ofCampo Santo, directs. Nogales: Storytellers in Cartel Country begins with previews September 7th, Opening gala September 9th, and closes September 25th. (more...)

Photo Flash:  San Diego Rep's MANIFEST DESTINITISPhoto Flash: San Diego Rep's MANIFEST DESTINITIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) presents the world premiere of "Manifest Destinitis," an Early California adaptation of Moliere's "The Imaginary Invalid" from Culture Clash founding member and REP Playwright in Residence Herbert Siguenza. The brand new comedy, directed by REP Co-Founder and Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse opens San Diego REP's 41st season. The show's run begins on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and plays through Sunday, October 9, 2016 with an opening night on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the Lyceum Space Theatre at San Diego REP in Horton Plaza. (more...)

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