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CTG, LA STAGE Alliance, UCLA & USC to Host GOING PRO CAREER FAIRCTG, LA STAGE Alliance, UCLA & USC to Host GOING PRO CAREER FAIR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Center Theatre Group invites current undergraduate and graduate-level college and university students to attend the 'Going Pro Career Fair' on Saturday, April 8, 2017, hosted by East Los Angeles College (ELAC) from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (more...)

IBM and SecureKey Technologies to Deliver Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Network for ConsumersIBM and SecureKey Technologies to Deliver Blockchain-Based Digital Identity Network for Consumers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

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Photo Flash: Urgent Call to Action BUILDING THE WALL will Premiere at Fountain Theatre, Roll Across USPhoto Flash: Urgent Call to Action BUILDING THE WALL will Premiere at Fountain Theatre, Roll Across US
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

A new play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge), written in direct response to the immigration policies of the Trump administration, reveals how those policies might lead to a terrifying, seemingly inconceivable, yet inevitable conclusion.Building the Wall opens at the Fountain Theatre onMarch 18, the first in a series of productions set to take place at theaters across the U.S. as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2017

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The NNPN Rolling World Premiere of BUILDING THE WALL by Robert Schenkkan Kicks Off at Fountain TheatreThe NNPN Rolling World Premiere of BUILDING THE WALL by Robert Schenkkan Kicks Off at Fountain Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the first opening of the Rolling World Premiere of Building the Wall by Robert Schenkkan. The latest play from the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright will Roll, with the support of Paul Prokop, through Core Members Fountain Theatre (Los Angeles, CA; March 18-May 21, 2017), Curious Theatre Company (Denver, CO; April 4-19, 2017), and Borderlands Theater (Tucson, AZ; September 20-October 18), as well as Associate Members Forum Theatre (Washington, DC; April 27-May 27, 2017) and City Theatre (Miami, FL; September 20-October 8, 2017). (more...)

Bring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry DayBring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry Day
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

The Tony Award Winning Avenue Q proudly announces its participation and observation in celebrating WORLD PUPPETRY DAY with special promo ticket offer. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Special Award of Achievement to Honor Gordon DavidsonLos Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Special Award of Achievement to Honor Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle is proud to announce a new special award to be presented at its upcoming awards ceremony on March 20: The Gordon Davidson Award for distinguished contribution to the Los Angeles theatrical community. The award is sponsored by the Center Theatre Group, where Gordon Davidson served as the founding Artistic Director from 1967 to 2005, and will be presented this year to Pro99. (more...)

Jesse J. Perez and Nikkole Salter to Lead MACBETH, Helmed by Liesl Tommy, at STCJesse J. Perez and Nikkole Salter to Lead MACBETH, Helmed by Liesl Tommy, at STC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) presents Macbeth, directed by Tony Award-nominee Liesl Tommy and featuring Jesse J. Perez as Macbeth and Nikkole Salter as Lady Macbeth. The show will run April 25-May 28 at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). (more...)

Complete Cast Announced for Rajiv Joseph's ARCHDUKE at the TaperComplete Cast Announced for Rajiv Joseph's ARCHDUKE at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Center Theatre Group has announced the casting for the world premiere of "Archduke" by Rajiv Joseph. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli, "Archduke" begins previews April 25, opens May 7 and continues through June 4, 2017, at the Mark Taper Forum. (more...)

BWW Review: GOOD GRIEF World Premiere at the Kirk Douglas TheatreBWW Review: GOOD GRIEF World Premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Shari Barrett - Mar 9, 2017

As a way to celebrate International Women's Day this year, I attended the World Premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's new play GOOD GRIEF at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. The production is directed by Patricia McGregor, with Anyanwu performing as the lead character, Nkechi. This is the first of Anyanwu's plays to receive a full professional production with great techniical credits including an impressive movable set designed by Stephanie Kerley Schwartz, costumes designed by Karen Perry, lighting designed by Pablo Santiago, with sound design by Adam Phalen. The cast features, in alphabetical order, Dayo Ade, Wade Allain-Marcus, Ngozi Anyanwu, Marcus Henderson, Omoze Idehenre, Carla Renata and Mark Jude Sullivan. (more...)

Phylicia Rashad Joins the Houston Symphony for Beethoven's FIDELIO, 3/31, 4/2Phylicia Rashad Joins the Houston Symphony for Beethoven's FIDELIO, 3/31, 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Houston Symphony announced today that Tony Award winner and three-time Emmy Award nominee Phylicia Rashad will join the cast of its new semi-staged, concert version of Beethoven's Fidelio, the composer's only opera, March 31 and April 2. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company Presents ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NESTLos Altos Stage Company Presents ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

Absolute authority clashes with the human spirit when Los Altos Stage Company presents Ken Kesey's seminal One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.  Adapted for the stage by Dale Wasserman, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest opens April 14 (preview performance on April 13) and runs through May 7 at the Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos. (more...)

THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Holds the Doors and Extends in HollywoodTHRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY Holds the Doors and Extends in Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

HOLD THE DOOR! Royal Mile Entertainment is thrilled to announce that the smash-hit, critically-acclaimed (Stage Raw Top Ten), Los Angeles Premiere of THRONES! THE MUSICAL PARODY, written by Chris Grace, Zach Reino, Al Samuels, Nick Semar and Dan Wessels, choreography by Kimberly McVicar and directed by John Flynn just refuses to die and is EXTENDINGyet AGAIN through SUNDAY, APRIL 30th at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Special Guest Stars Tim Curry and Jamie Donnelly will sing in AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY at RockwellSpecial Guest Stars Tim Curry and Jamie Donnelly will sing in AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY at Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Tim Curry and Jamie Donnelly join the cast of An Evening of Classic Broadway at L.A.'s live music venue, Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Feliz, on Monday, March 20th at 8PM. The critically-acclaimed concert series from Fraser Entertainment Group showcases a new line-up with each show. Headlined by Master of Ceremonies/Music Director Brad Ellis, of Glee and Forbidden Broadway fame, and featuring cabaret artist Dianne Fraser (Part Time Diva), broadwayworld.com calls the show, "… guaranteed fun, extra high on entertainment… Broadway standards both classic and contemporary, with a bevy of great singers on board." (more...)

Photo Flash: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the DouglasPhoto Flash: Dule Hill, Suzanne Cryer and More Celebrate GOOD GRIEF's Opening Night at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

The world premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's new play 'Good Grief' opened at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. Directed by Patricia McGregor, Anyanwu also performs in 'Good Grief,' which runs through March 26, 2017. This is the first of Anyanwu's plays to receive a full professional production. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Reggie Lee to Be Honored at Annual Gala HOT NIGHT IN THE CITYReggie Lee to Be Honored at Annual Gala HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Playwrights' Arena, the only theater created and dedicated to producing new works for the stage written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights, will be marking its 25th Anniversary at their annual gala HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Barnsdall Gallery Theater in Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ngozi Anyanwu and More in GOOD GRIEF at the DouglasPhoto Flash: First Look at Ngozi Anyanwu and More in GOOD GRIEF at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Currently in previews, the world premiere of Ngozi Anyanwu's new play 'Good Grief' will open at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, March 5 at 6:30 p.m. Directed by Patricia McGregor, Anyanwu also performs in 'Good Grief,' which runs through March 26, 2017. This is the first of Anyanwu's plays to receive a full professional production. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Lineup Announced for The New Black Fest at The Lark 2017Lineup Announced for The New Black Fest at The Lark 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The New Black Fest and The Lark, two theater organizations dedicated to celebrating and advocating for extraordinary and diverse stories, have announced the third annual The New Black Fest at The Lark. (more...)

DEADPOOL and THIS IS US Campaigns Top 54th Annual ICG Publicists AwardsDEADPOOL and THIS IS US Campaigns Top 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists today announced winners of its 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Deadpool (20th Century Fox) won the top honors for Best Publicity Campaign for Motion Pictures and This Is Us (20th Century Television) won the Best Publicity Campaign in Television. (more...)

Darren Criss, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More Among 48th Annual LADCC Award NomineesDarren Criss, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More Among 48th Annual LADCC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2016 (Dec. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2016). (more...)

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