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Date of Birth: May 07, 1933 (83)
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BWW Interview: 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI's Penny Fuller & The Many Wonderful Things About HerBWW Interview: 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI's Penny Fuller & The Many Wonderful Things About Her
by Gil Kaan - Jan 9, 2017

Actress/LA theatre inaugurator, Penny Fuller has embarked on a new leg of her career as a cabaret artiste. Ms. Fuller will be bringing her solo musical play 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI to the Broad Stage beginning January 11. I had the most delightful opportunity to chat with the vibrant, vivacious Ms. Fuller. She possesses a memory of an elephant, effortlessly listing off names of cast compatriots and retelling intriguing incidents of her theatre highlights. (more...)

Ahmanson Theatre Will Celebrate Founding Artistic Director Gordon DavidsonAhmanson Theatre Will Celebrate Founding Artistic Director Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

This Monday, Center Theatre Group will hold a celebration in honor of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Ahmanson Theatre. The theatre will open at 7 p.m. An evening of stories, remembrances and performances, the celebration will be open to the public. (more...)

Daniel Valdez and Rose Portillo to Return for ZOOT SUIT at the Taper; More Cast Announced!Daniel Valdez and Rose Portillo to Return for ZOOT SUIT at the Taper; More Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Jeanine Mason, Rose Portillo, Daniel Valdez and Jeremy Ray Valdez will join the previously announced Demian Bichir in the cast of Center Theatre Group's production of 'Zoot Suit' at the Mark Taper Forum, which begins previews January 31, opens February 12 and continues through March 12, 2017. Written and directed by Luis Valdez, 'Zoot Suit' is presented in association with El Teatro Campesino. (more...)

Gordon Davidson Memorial Will Be Held at the Ahmanson This WinterGordon Davidson Memorial Will Be Held at the Ahmanson This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Center Theatre Group will hold a memorial in honor of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, on Monday, January 9, 2017, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Ahmanson Theatre. The theatre will open at 7 p.m. The memorial will not be a ticketed event and will be open to the public. Additional details will be released at a later date. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kenny Leon to Receive SDC Foundation's 'Mr. Abbott' AwardHAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kenny Leon to Receive SDC Foundation's 'Mr. Abbott' Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that acclaimed Director Kenny Leon will be honored with the distinguished 2016-2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Leslie Ayvazian and OUT OF THE CITY at Passage Theatre Company 10/27 to 11/13BWW Interview: Leslie Ayvazian and OUT OF THE CITY at Passage Theatre Company 10/27 to 11/13
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 27, 2016

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Leslie Ayvazian who wrote Out of the City, now showing at Passage Theatre Company in Trenton. Directed by Murphy Davis, Ayvazian also plays Carol in the show. (more...)

The Music Center and Center Theatre Group To Dim Lights in Honor of Gordon DavidsonThe Music Center and Center Theatre Group To Dim Lights in Honor of Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

 On Saturday, October 8 at 8 p.m., the four Music Center theatres - Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson Theatre, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, and Walt Disney Concert Hall - along with the Kirk Douglas Theatre, will dim their lights in honor of Gordon Davidson, Founding Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group. Gordon Davidson passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016.  (more...)

Theatre Director Gordon Davidson Passes Away at 83Theatre Director Gordon Davidson Passes Away at 83
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Center Theatre Group mourns the loss of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, who passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Plans for a memorial event will be announced in the coming days. (more...)

Rob Nagle, Deborah Puette to Lead PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET at Sacred Fools Theater Black BoxRob Nagle, Deborah Puette to Lead PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET at Sacred Fools Theater Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

It's been years since he disappeared, but Emily Diamond is still haunted by dreams of her twin brother, Becket. Kiff Scholl directs the world premiere of Please Don't Ask About Becket, an enthralling family drama by Wendy Graf (All American Girl, No Word In Guyanese for Me) opening August 20 in an Electric Footlights production at the Sacred Fools Theater Black Box. (more...)

Christopher Maring Will Receive 5th Annual T. FellowshipChristopher Maring Will Receive 5th Annual T. Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces the next T. Fellow is Christopher Maring, the fifth fellow in the one?year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production. (more...)

Christopher Maring to Write New Musical as Columbia University's 2016 T. FellowChristopher Maring to Write New Musical as Columbia University's 2016 T. Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces the next T. Fellow is Christopher Maring, the fifth fellow in the one-year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. (more...)

Photo Flash: DISGRACED Celebrates Opening Night at the Taper with Ayad Akhtar and MorePhoto Flash: DISGRACED Celebrates Opening Night at the Taper with Ayad Akhtar and More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

Ayad Akhtar's 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Disgraced' opened last night, June 19, and continues through July 17, 2016, at Center Theatre Group's Mark Taper Forum. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD Celebrates Opening at the DouglasPhoto Flash: WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD Celebrates Opening at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The West Coast premiere of Sheila Callaghan's madcap new play WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD opened Sunday, March 13, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. Directed by Neel Keller, with musical staging by Ken Roht, performances for WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD continue through April 3. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Len Cabral & Charlene Carpenzano to Receive 2016 Pell AwardsLen Cabral & Charlene Carpenzano to Receive 2016 Pell Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016

?At the 20th annual Pell Awards, Trinity Repertory Company will honor local artists Len Cabral and Charlene Carpenzano with Rhode Island Pell Awards for Excellence in the Arts alongside previously announced honorees The Public Theater artistic director Oskar Eustis, Laurie Eustis and Elizabeth Chace. The awards ceremony and celebration will be held at Ochre Court on the Salve Regina University Campus in Newport, RI on May 23, 2016. Tickets and sponsorships are now available at www.trinityrep.com. (more...)

Applications Open for Directors Lab West 2016Applications Open for Directors Lab West 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Directors Lab West Steering Committee is pleased to announce the opening of applications for its 17th annual Directors Lab West, Saturday, May 21 through Saturday, May 28, 2016.  (more...)

Andrew Garman Stars in THE CHRISTIANS, Beginning Tonight at the TaperAndrew Garman Stars in THE CHRISTIANS, Beginning Tonight at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Center Theatre Group and Playwrights Horizons present THE CHRISTIANS, a new play written by Lucas Hnath ('A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney,' 'Isaac's Eye,' 'Death Tax'). (more...)

The Taper's THE CHRISTIANS to Hold Choir Auditions Next MonthThe Taper's THE CHRISTIANS to Hold Choir Auditions Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Center Theatre Group is seeking a diverse group of singers from across the greater Los Angeles community to perform as members of the church choir in the West Coast premiere of THE CHRISTIANS, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters, presented by CTG and Playwrights Horizons at the Mark Taper Forum, December 2, 2015, through January 10, 2016. (more...)

Kathy Griffin's LIKE A BOSS Tour Stops at CTG's Mark Taper Forum TonightKathy Griffin's LIKE A BOSS Tour Stops at CTG's Mark Taper Forum Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Two-time Emmy and Grammy Award-winning comedian Kathy Griffin brings her searing brand of pull-no-punches comedy to the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum with the 'Like A Boss' Tour for two performances, tonight and tomorrow, November 4 and 5 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrew Rannells, Christian Borle, Marin Mazzie & More Honor James Lapine with Mr. Abbott Award!Photo Coverage: Andrew Rannells, Christian Borle, Marin Mazzie & More Honor James Lapine with Mr. Abbott Award!
by Walter McBride - Oct 21, 2015

Acclaimed Director James Lapine was honored with the 2015 'Mr. Abbott' Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career last night, October 19th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: James Lapine Honored at the SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards Cocktail ReceptionPhoto Coverage: James Lapine Honored at the SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards Cocktail Reception
by Walter McBride - Oct 20, 2015

Acclaimed Director James Lapine was honored with the 2015 "Mr. Abbott" Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career on Monday October 19th. (more...)

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