Kirk Douglas News

Victory Gardens Theater to Stage World Premiere of THE GOSPEL OF LOVINGKINDNESS, 2/28-3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Victory Gardens Theater continues its season with the World Premiere of The Gospel of Lovingkindness by Victory Gardens Ensemble Playwright Marcus Gardley, directed by Artistic Director Chay Yew. The Gospel of Lovingkindness runs February 28 - March 30, 2014 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Los Angeles Premiere of DERBY DAY to Open 2/22 at Elephant Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

The Los Angeles Premiere of the critically acclaimed DERBY DAY written and directed by Samuel Brett Williams opens Saturday, February 22nd at 8 PM. There will be two previews on February 20th and February 21st. at 8 PM. The show runs Thursday's, Friday's and Saturday's through March 22nd at the Elephant Theatre (6322 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, 90038). Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at www.plays411.com/derbyday or by calling 323.960.7779. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Grace Gummer to Join Halle Berry in CBS' EXTANT
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

The serialized drama starring Halle Berry is a mystery thriller about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space. Her experiences lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history. Gummer will take on the role of 'Julie, one of John's (Goran Visnjic) principal partners in building the robot prototypes like Ethan (Looper's Pierce Gagnon), John and Molly's son,' according to The Hollywood Reporter. (more...)

SCOTTSBORO BOYS, Mary Bridget Davies and More Among LA Drama Critics Circle's 2013 Nominees; Ceremony Set for 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced its 2013 nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre. The 45th Annual Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards ceremony will take place on Monday, March 17, 2014 at The Colony Theatre, located at 555 N. Third Street in Burbank. (more...)

2013 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards Winners Announced - Ramin Karimloo, Lindsay Pearce & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 27, 2014

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 50 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2013 Los Angeles winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

Adam Hyndman, Chris Grace, Casey Rogers & More to Lead 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway; Performances Begin 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Full casting has been announced for 50 Shades! The Musical - The Original Parody at The Elektra Theatre (300 W. 43rd Street). The show will begin performances on Friday, February 21st with opening night set for March 12th. Directed by Al Samuels and Rob Lindley, 50 Shades! the Musical - The Original Parody is produced by Royal Mile Entertainment, Andrew Asnes, Rob Kolson and 50 Shades Tour LLC. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Theatre of NOTE to Stage Los Angeles Premiere of DISASSEMBLY, 2/21-3/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

Theatre of NOTE kicks of its 2014 season with the Los Angeles premiere of DISASSEMBLY, written by Steve Yockey, (2013 recipient of the LA Weekly Playwriting Award), and directed by Ovation Award-winner Tom Beyer. DISASSEMBLY will preview Friday, February 14th and Saturday, February 15th, and will open on Friday, February 21st at 8pm and run through Saturday, March 22nd at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 7pm. (more...)

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals Announce Neil Patrick Harris As 2014 Man of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris as the recipient of its 2014 Man of the Year Award. Harris joins Dame Helen Mirren, who was recently announced as their 2014 Woman of the Year. (more...)

Hasty Pudding Theatricals Names Neil Patrick Harris 2014 Man of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris as the recipient of its 2014 Man of the Year Award. Harris joins Dame Helen Mirren, who was recently announced as their 2014 Woman of the Year. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Morgan Freeman to Present Life Achievement SAG Award to Rita Moreno
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Morgan Freeman will present the SAG 50th Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (more...)

Shirley Jo Finney to Direct Wendy Graf's CLOSELY RELATED KEYS at Lounge Theatre, Begin. 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Home. Identity. Secrets and lies. An African-American attorney with a career on the rise is shocked to discover she has an Iraqi half-sister in Wendy Graf's newest play, a hard-hitting drama about family conflict and clashing cultures. Directed by Shirley Jo Finney, the world premiere of Closely Related Keys opens Feb. 22 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

Jerry Lewis to Receive ICG's Lifetime Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Jerry Lewis, actor, writer, producer, director, humanitarian and all round funny man, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills onFebruary 28, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: Gate Theatre's I'LL GO ON, Starring Barry McGovern, Celebrates Opening at CTG
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Gate Theatre's 'I'll Go On' by Samuel Beckett opened Sunday, January 12, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre. A celebrated interpreter of Beckett, Barry McGovern is known to Los Angeles audiences for his performance as Vladimir in the acclaimed 2012 production of 'Waiting for Godot' at the Mark Taper Forum (LADCC Awards, Best Revival and Best Ensemble; Ovation Award Best Production and Best Ensemble). Scroll down for photos from the opening night festivities! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 1/12/2014
by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL to Open Off-Broadway at Elektra Theatre on 3/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

50 Shades! The Musical - The Original Parody (www.50ShadesTheMusical.com) has announced new dates and opening night at The Elektra Theatre (300 W. 43rd Street). The show will begin performances on Friday, February 21st with opening night set for March 12th. The change was due to a shift in management at the Elektra Theatre, which is now complete. Directed by Al Samuels and Rob Lindley, 50 Shades! the Musical - The Original Parody is produced by Royal Mile Entertainment, Andrew Asnes, Rob Kolson and 50 Shades Tour LLC. (more...)

Barry McGovern Stars in I'LL GO ON at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre, Now thru 2/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Celebrated Beckett interpreter Barry McGovern returns to Center Theatre Group following his memorable performance in 2012 as Vladimir in the acclaimed production of 'Waiting for Godot' at the Mark Taper Forum (LADCC Awards, Best Revival and Best Ensemble; Ovation Award Best Production and Best Ensemble). For the first time in Los Angeles, McGovern will perform in his tour-de-force, one-man show, 'I'll Go On' by Samuel Beckett in the Gate Theatre production presented at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, today, January 10 through February 9, 2014. The opening is set for January 12. (more...)

CBS, Dick Clark Productions Announce HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS Broadcast Deal
by TV News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

CBS and dick clark productions announced today a multi-year broadcast television agreement for the HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS®, beginning in 2014. (more...)

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