Deaf West Theatre News

Rogue Machine to Present NICE THINGS, 10/4-11/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Rogue Machine presents the World Premiere of NICE THINGS by Vince Melocchi Opening October 4, 2014 with reception to follow 8pm Fridays and Saturdays, 3pm on Sundays through November 23, 2014 5041 W. Pico Blvd., LA, CA 90019 (more...)

STAGE TUBE: New Promo for Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

The multiple Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Spring Awakening, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, is set to receive an innovative, immersive production performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and spoken English. Presented by Deaf West Theatre in association with The Forest of Arden, Spring Awakening opens tomorrow, September 13, at Inner-City Arts in downtown L.A. Click below to watch a new promo for the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING, Helmed by Michael Arden
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

The multiple Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Spring Awakening, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, is set to receive an innovative, immersive production performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and spoken English. Presented by Deaf West Theatre in association with The Forest of Arden, Spring Awakening opens this Saturday, Sept. 13, at Inner City Arts in downtown L.A. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Michael Arden to Helm Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING with Choreographer Spencer Liff This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

The multiple Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Spring Awakening, with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Duncan Sheik, is set to receive an innovative, immersive production performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and spoken English. Presented by Deaf West Theatre in association with The Forest of Arden, Spring Awakening opens Sept. 13 at Inner City Arts in downtown L.A. (more...)

Deaf West Theatre's Launches Kickstarter Campaign For SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 02, 2014

Deaf West Theatre and The Forest of Arden in Los Angeles have reimagined the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening in a whole new way and are seeking backers for their Kickstarter campaign to make it happen. (more...)

Photo Flash: Teater Manu's SJALUSI Opens Tonight at Deaf West Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Deaf West Theatre brings Teater Manu, Norway's professional sign language theater company, to the U.S. for the first time. Directed by Magne Brevik, the U.S. premiere of Sjalusi ('Jealousy') by Esther Vilar gets a limited 2-week engagement tonight, April 24 - May 4 at [Inside] the Ford. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Deaf West Theatre Presents Teater Manu's SJALUSI, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Deaf West Theatre brings Teater Manu, Norway's professional sign language theater company, to the U.S. for the first time. Directed by Magne Brevik, the U.S. premiere of Sjalusi ('Jealousy') by Esther Vilar gets a limited 2-week engagement today, April 24 - May 4 at [Inside] the Ford. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Teater Manu's SJALUSI at Deaf West Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Deaf West Theatre brings Teater Manu, Norway's professional sign language theater company, to the U.S. for the first time. Directed by Magne Brevik, the U.S. premiere of Sjalusi ('Jealousy') by Esther Vilar gets a limited 2-week engagement April 24 - May 4 at [Inside] the Ford. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Deaf West Theatre to Present Teater Manu's SJALUSI, 4/24-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Deaf West Theatre brings Teater Manu, Norway's professional sign language theater company, to the U.S. for the first time. Directed by Magne Brevik, the U.S. premiere of Sjalusi (“Jealousy”) by Esther Vilar gets a limited 2-week engagement April 24 - May 4 at [Inside] the Ford. (more...)

World Premiere of LADYBIRD Set for 24th ST. Theatre, 12/7-15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

What are the things that we carry? What are the things that we love that make us who we are? 24th STreet Theatre's Teatro del Pueblo ('Theater of the Village') presents the world premiere of a warm, funny and unique holiday play about love and sacrifice, created from stories shared by members of the local community during workshops with professional theater artists. Written by Laurie Woolery and Victor Vazquez, directed by Woolery, and supported by The James Irvine Foundation Exploring Engagement Fund, 'Ladybird' gets four performances Dec. 7 through Dec. 15 at 24th STreet Theatre in downtown Los Angeles. All performances are in Spanish with English supertitles, and admission is only 24 cents. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stars Turn Out for LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards' Red Carpet & Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

The 24th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the 2013 season, were presented on Sunday, November 3 at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse Thirty-five awards were bestowed upon 13 different Southern California theatre companies. Leading the pack with 12 was Center Theatre Group (seven for The Nether at the Kirk Douglas Theatre; three for Joe Turner's Come and Gone at the Mark Taper Forum; one for The Scottsboro Boys at the Ahmanson Theatre; and one for The Royale at the Kirk Douglas Theatre). CTG was followed by 3-D Theatricals with five awards (four for Parade and one for Shrek the Musical). The Chance Theater and La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts took home three awards each (including Best Season for La Mirada); Circle X Theatre Company, the Fountain Theatre, and the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble tied with two each. Check out a look back at the red carpet arrivals, award ceremony, and more below! (more...)

PARADE, SHREK & More Win Big at LA's Ovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

The 24th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement during the 2013 season, were presented on Sunday, November 3 at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse Thirty-five awards were bestowed upon 13 different Southern California theatre companies. Leading the pack with 12 was Center Theatre Group (seven for The Nether at the Kirk Douglas Theatre; three for Joe Turner's Come and Gone at the Mark Taper Forum; one for The Scottsboro Boys at the Ahmanson Theatre; and one for The Royale at the Kirk Douglas Theatre). CTG was followed by 3-D Theatricals with five awards (four for Parade and one for Shrek the Musical). The Chance Theater and La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts took home three awards each (including Best Season for La Mirada); Circle X Theatre Company, the Fountain Theatre, and the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble tied with two each. (more...)

BWW Reviews: In FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON, Deaf West Theatre Weaves American Sign Language With Spoken English
by Shari Barrett - Oct 11, 2013

Using its signature, award-winning combination of signed and voiced theater to bring new perspective to a modern American classic, Deaf West Theatre presents FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks. It tells the poignant, funny and thought--provoking story of Charlie Gordon, a willing subject of an extraordinary experiment, and the strange interweaving of his life with Algernon, a mouse whose intelligence has been increased threefold by the daring new procedure. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Oct 06, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 6, 2013 - Sunday, October 6, 2013. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 10/6- Michael Arden
by - Oct 06, 2013

Arden best known for starring on Broadway in Bob Dylan and Twyla Tharp's musical The Times They Are A-Changin.' Additional Broadway credits include the Roundabout Theatre Company's presentation of the Deaf West Theatre sign-language production of Big River. Other credits include Ace, Swimming in the Shallows, Bare, Harold & Maude and It's Only Life Off-Broadway. Arden also joined Barbra Streisand during her world concert tour and appeared in the City Center Encores! staging of Juno. (more...)

Katie Rubin to Debut WHY I DIED, A COMEDY! at Hudson Theatre Mainstage, Begin. 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Actor, writer, and comedienne Katie Rubin will bring her new solo show, Why I Died, a Comedy! to the Hudson Theatre Mainstage for six weeks only, it was announced today by producer Laura Hill. Directed by Victor Bumbalo, Why I Died, a Comedy! begins previews on October 18 and opening is set for Saturday, October 26 at 8pm. The limited engagement will run through November 23 only. (more...)

Photo Flash: Deaf West's FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2013

Using its signature, award-winning combination of signed and voiced theater to bring new perspective to a modern American classic, Deaf West Theatre presents Flowers for Algernon at the Whitefire Theatre, now through Nov. 3. (more...)

MCCC to Present BIG RIVER at Kelsey Theatre, Begin. 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The powerful tale of Huckleberry Finn is vividly brought to life for both the hearing and deaf communities when the Pennington Players present "Big River," Roger Miller and William Hauptman's Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of Mark Twain's 1884 novel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Performances are Fridays, Oct. 4 and 11 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Oct. 5 and 12 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Oct. 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Oct. 4. (more...)

Deaf West Theatre to Present FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON at Whitefire Theatre, Begin. 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2013

Using its signature, award-winning combination of signed and voiced theater to bring new perspective to a modern American classic, Deaf West Theatre presents Flowers for Algernon at the Whitefire Theatre, opening Sept. 28. (more...)

Shakespeare & Company Presents LEAP YEAR World Premiere, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

Shakespeare & Company arrives at Bard College at Simon's Rock in Great Barrington with a special collaborative production and World Premiere of William Coe Bigelow's Leap Year. Directed by Stephen Rothman and featuring a cast from both Bard College and S&Co., performances run tonight, August 23-September 1 in the McConnell Theater, located within the Daniel Arts Center on the campus of Bard College at Simon's Rock- 84 Alford Rd, Great Barrington, MA. (more...)

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