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Playwrights Union to Host 5th Annual First Peek Reading Series, 5/17-18Playwrights Union to Host 5th Annual First Peek Reading Series, 5/17-18
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The Playwrights Union, a network of Los Angeles theater artists writing for stage, tv and film, hosts its fifth annual FIRST PEEK reading series of new work, May 17 and 18 at Monk Space in Koreatown. Original plays were first drafted during a month-long writing challenge in February. Plays have been finished or re-written in the weeks leading up to the Festival. Readings start at 2pm on Saturday and 1:30pm on Sunday. Tickets are free, but donations are suggested. There will be a Reception with Small Bites from Chef JC (aka PU member Jonathan Ceniceroz) and tunes from DJ Mad Joint (aka PU member Terence Anthony) starting at 8:30pm on Saturday. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, 4/23-510The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, 4/23-510
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents a touching new play, GROUND by Lisa Dillman, as the final offering in the 2013-2014 SeasonFor its final offering in the 2013/2014 season, The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the West Coast Premiere of the new play GROUND by Lisa Dillman, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Jurkowitz Theatre, April 23-May 10, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING at CTG's Kirk Douglas TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The world premiere of Kimber Lee's 'different words for the same thing' opens this Sunday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Performances continue through June 1, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

TheatreWorks Names Giovanna Sardelli as Director of New WorksTheatreWorks Names Giovanna Sardelli as Director of New Works
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, has announced the appointment of Giovanna Sardelli to the position of Director of New Works. Sardelli brings stellar national directing credits and close ties with many of today's hottest rising playwrights to the company, which has established itself as a leader in cultivating and producing new works. No stranger to TheatreWorks, Sardelli helmed the company's 2013 production of Somewhere by rising star Matthew Lopez, as well as the TheatreWorks' 2011World Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-nominee Rajiv Joseph's The North Pool, named by the San Francisco Chronicle as one of that year's ten best productions in the Bay Area. (more...)

Rogue Machine Theatre to Present GRUESOME PLAYGROUND, Begin. 5/24Rogue Machine Theatre to Present GRUESOME PLAYGROUND, Begin. 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Pulitzer Prize nominee Rajiv Joseph's (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo - NEA Award BEST PLAY) Gruesome Playground Injuries launches the season for multi-award winning Rogue Machine Theatre (BEST PRODUCTION award winner 2013, 2011 and 2010 - Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, Ovation). Their SEVENTH SEASON begins May 24, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kimber Lee Talks World Premiere of DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THINGSTAGE TUBE: Kimber Lee Talks World Premiere of DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2014

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Kimber Lee's "different words for the same thing," which begins previews May 4 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Opening night is May 11 and performances run through June 1, 2014. Kimber Lee discusses the show in the video below. (more...)

Echo Theater Co. to Premiere BACKYARD, 5/31-7/13Echo Theater Co. to Premiere BACKYARD, 5/31-7/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Earn your blood at the tag team match of the century, with the survival of two families in the balance. The Echo Theater Company presents the world premiere of an outrageously violent, seriously dark and surprisingly funny new play about backyard wrestling. Larry Biederman directs Backyard by Mickey Birnbaum, opening May 31 at the Echo's new home, Atwater Village Theatre. (more...)

LCT3 to Present BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY), 10/4-11/16LCT3 to Present BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY), 10/4-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and engaging new audiences, will produce the New York premiere of brownsville song (b-side for tray), a new play by Kimber Lee, this fall. The production, to be directed by Patricia McGregor, will begin performances Saturday, October 4, running for six weeks only through Sunday, November 16 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night is Monday, October 20. (more...)

Peggy King to Play Metropolitan Room with All-Star Jazz Trio, 4/29Peggy King to Play Metropolitan Room with All-Star Jazz Trio, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

As the result of her recent successful appearances at the Metropolitan Room, singer Peggy King will be joined by the entire All-Star Jazz Trio for her next show on Tuesday, April 29 at 7 PM. The award-winning group consists of Andy Kahn on piano, Bruce Klauber on drums and Bruce Kaminsky on drums and they have been performing with King for the past year, but this will mark their debut at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

Woolly Mammoth to Close Season with THE TOTALITARIANS, 6/2-29Woolly Mammoth to Close Season with THE TOTALITARIANS, 6/2-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company announces the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's The Totalitarians, a high-energy political comedy. The play explores the vacuous double-speak we invent for political gain and how this language insinuates itself into our everyday lives, relationships, and culture. Nachtrieb's work was last seen at Woolly with Season 29's Boom (2008), which went on to become the most widely produced new play in the country. Woolly Company Member and Andrew W. Mellon Playwright in Residence Robert O'Hara-the playwright and director of Season 31's Bootycandy (2011) and the playwright of Season 29's Helen Hayes Award winning Antebellum (2009)-will direct. (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, Now thru 5/10The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, Now thru 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents a touching new play, GROUND by Lisa Dillman, as the final offering in the 2013-2014 SeasonFor its final offering in the 2013/2014 season, The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the West Coast Premiere of the new play GROUND by Lisa Dillman, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Jurkowitz Theatre, today, April 23-May 10, 2014. (more...)

DATE AND NUTS to Run 5/31-7/13 at the BootlegDATE AND NUTS to Run 5/31-7/13 at the Bootleg
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

An animal rights activist in Brooklyn searches for love in the dating jungle of New York City. Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore on Broadway, for the RSC and at the Taper) will direct the West Coast premiere of Dates and Nuts, a romantic comedy by Gary Lennon (Orange is the New Black for Netflix, Echo Theater Company's A Family Thing). Opening night is set for May 31 at the Bootleg Theater. (more...)

New Group's ANNAPURNA, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, Opens TonightNew Group's ANNAPURNA, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The New Group presents the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement through June 1. Official Opening Night is tonight, April 21 at 7:00pm, at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, Now thru 5/18Nancy Dussault, Conchata Ferrell and JoBeth Williams Among Rotating Cast for Rubicon Theatre's LOVE, LOSS, AND WHAT I WORE, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Rubicon Theatre continues the company's 16th Not Your Typical Season with a special run of Love, Loss, and What I Wore -- a witty and wise celebration of womanhood adapted by Nora and Delia Ephron, creators of such hits as 'When Harry Met Sally,' 'Sleepless in Seattle,' 'You've Got Mail,' 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' and 'Silkwood.' (more...)

ANNAPURNA Begins Previews Tomorrow, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, 4/13ANNAPURNA Begins Previews Tomorrow, Starring Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

The New Group presents the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement April 13 - June 1. Official Opening Night is set for Monday, April 21 at 7:00pm, at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with CTG's DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING World PremierePhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with CTG's DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Kimber Lee's "different words for the same thing," which begins previews May 4 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Opening night is May 11 and performances run through June 1, 2014. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

SAG Foundation Shares 'Conversations with Mickey Rooney'SAG Foundation Shares 'Conversations with Mickey Rooney'
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation honors the life and legacy of Mickey Rooney and recognizes the indelible mark he left by sharing its two-hour 'Conversations with Mickey Rooney' (more...)

SAG Foundation Shares 'Conversations with Mickey Rooney'
by - Apr 11, 2014

The Screen Actors Guild Foundation honors the life and legacy of Mickey Rooney and recognizes the indelible mark he left by sharing its two-hour 'Conversations with Mickey Rooney' (more...)

VIDEO: Flashback - Mickey Rooney Talks Mickey Mouse and More in SAG Foundation 'Conversations'VIDEO: Flashback - Mickey Rooney Talks Mickey Mouse and More in SAG Foundation 'Conversations'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Mickey RooneyWith his recent passing, the Screen Actors Guild Foundation honors the life and legacy of Mickey Rooney and recognizes the indelible mark he left by sharing its two-hour 'Conversations with Mickey Rooney' in its online video archive. Recorded in 2004, Rooney discusses his lengthy Hollywood career with actor Todd Amorde, including anecdotes on Walt Disney and Elizabeth Taylor with an appreciative audience of actors. Click below to watch the interviews! (more...)

The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, 4/23-510The Theatre Group at SBCC Presents GROUND, 4/23-510
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Theatre Group at SBCC presents a touching new play, GROUND by Lisa Dillman, as the final offering in the 2013-2014 SeasonFor its final offering in the 2013/2014 season, The Theatre Group at SBCC will present the West Coast Premiere of the new play GROUND by Lisa Dillman, directed by R. Michael Gros, in the Jurkowitz Theatre, April 23-May 10, 2014. (more...)

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