Mark Taper Forum News


by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

I'm Just Feeling a sudden sense of urgency mixed with intense exhaustion That's called middle age Alan Uh I am not Middle-aged That's also called middle age (more...)

Stories by Heart Plays Mark Taper ForumStories by Heart Plays Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Lithgow offers a touching and humorous reflection on storytelling as the tie that binds humanity in "Stories by Heart." (more...)

Tony Winner Leight to Create New FOX SeriesTony Winner Leight to Create New FOX Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2011

According to Deadline.com, Tony Award winning playwright Warren Leight is on board to create a new medical series for FOX. Acting as consulting producers for the project are Lori Andrews and Jon Shestack. (more...)

TAKE ME OUT Extends At Celebration Thru 1/30TAKE ME OUT Extends At Celebration Thru 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2011

Celebration Theatre is thrilled to announce that the critically-acclaimed (LA Weekly GO!, Backstage CRITIC'S PICK!) second show in its 2010-2011 Season of Shows, the Tony Award-winning play, TAKE ME OUT, written by Richard Greenberg and directed by Michael Matthews and produced for Celebration Theatre by Nicholas Caprio, Michael C. Kricfalusi, Todd Milliner and Christopher Sepulveda, is a grand-slam, home-run. (more...)

Two River Theater Company Presents CHARLOTTE'S WEBTwo River Theater Company Presents CHARLOTTE'S WEB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2011

Two River Theater Co. is proud to present its annual family show this holiday season, Charlotte's Web, a play based on the beloved classic by E. B. White. (more...)

SM Playhouse Presents FINE LINES 1/8-9, 2011SM Playhouse Presents FINE LINES 1/8-9, 2011
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2010

Santa Monica Playhouse and Venture Productions present a first look staged reading/singing of a new musical by Melanie Chartoff, featuring Chartoff and James Morrison and directed by Harry Mastrogeorge. (more...)

BWW Blogs: LA's Center Theatre Group Nurtures New WorksBWW Blogs: LA's Center Theatre Group Nurtures New Works
by Timothy Kuryak - Dec 28, 2010

At a time when many critics lament the state of the current American musical, Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, home to the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Doulas Theater, has been an unwavering nurturer of new works and talent. (more...)

NOISES OFF Comes To A Noise Within 1/21-30, 2011NOISES OFF Comes To A Noise Within 1/21-30, 2011
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2010

A Noise Within (ANW) reprises its hilarious and critically acclaimed production of the joyfully out-of control British farce NOISES OFF by MICHAEL FRAYN for ten performances from Friday, January 21 to Sunday, January 30, 2011. (more...)

BWW Blogs: GRIGWARE Picks His BEST in California Theatre for 2010BWW Blogs: GRIGWARE Picks His BEST in California Theatre for 2010
by Don Grigware - Dec 27, 2010

The Best in LA Theatre for 2010 (more...)

Jason Robert Brown to Bring 13, The Last Five Years to Screen & MoreJason Robert Brown to Bring 13, The Last Five Years to Screen & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2010

Jason Robert Brown has announced on his official website that he is at work on adapting his musicals 13 and The Last Five Years for the big screen, in addition to working on several new musical projects and an album. (more...)

James Barbour Launches Six-City Holiday Concert TourJames Barbour Launches Six-City Holiday Concert Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2010

Broadway star James Barbour, will premiere his six-city 2010 HOLIDAY CONCERT TOUR on Saturday evening, December 4 at the RUBICON THEATRE in Ventura California. (more...)

David Brannen, Leo Daignault Lead PLAID TIDINGS At The Old Globe 11/27-12/26David Brannen, Leo Daignault Lead PLAID TIDINGS At The Old Globe 11/27-12/26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for The Old Globe's special engagement of Plaid Tidings - A Special Holiday Edition of Forever Plaid. (more...)

Book It Rep Closes RED RANGER CAME CALLING, 12/23Book It Rep Closes RED RANGER CAME CALLING, 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2010

Red Ranger Came Calling was first performed in 2003 for Book-It's 14th season, and by popular demand was reprised in 2004. Berkeley Breathed's illustrated classic returns again for Book-It Repertory Theatre's 21st season adapted and directed by Myra Platt with music by Myra Platt and Edd Key. Red Ranger is a fun, affordable holiday show that runs from November 23 until December 23 in the Eve Alvord Theatre at Seattle Children's Theatre, with previews November 23, 24, 26 and 27. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Atlantic Theater Company's NEW YORK IDEA In Rehearsal Photo Flash: The Atlantic Theater Company's NEW YORK IDEA In Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

Atlantic Theater Company Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director is proud to announce that Patricia Conolly, Michael Countryman, Francesca Faridany, Mikaela Feely-Lehmann, Rick Holmes, John Keating, Peter Maloney, Jaime Ray Newman, Patricia O'Connell, Jeremy Shamos, Joey Slotnick and Tom Patrick Stephens will star in the world premiere adaptation of THE NEW YORK IDEA by Tony AwardŽ winner David Auburn from the original play by Langdon Mitchell and directed by Mark Brokaw. (more...)

Cygnet Spreads its Wings with THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONSCygnet Spreads its Wings with THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

Artistic Director Sean Murray is proud to announce Cygnet Theatre's very first World Premiere - acclaimed writer Stephen Metcalfe's THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS. (more...)

Randy Newman's Harps and Angels Plays Mark Taper Forum Thru 12/22Randy Newman's Harps and Angels Plays Mark Taper Forum Thru 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

'Randy Newman's Harps and Angels' with Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman is Conceived by Jack Viertel, has Musical Staging by Warren Carlyle and is Directed by Jerry Zaks (more...)

Grammy-nominee & American Idol star FRENCHIE DAVIS joins TAYLOR & SMITH for 'MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI' concert 1/15Grammy-nominee & American Idol star FRENCHIE DAVIS joins TAYLOR & SMITH for 'MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI' concert 1/15
by LA News Desk - Dec 21, 2010

On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 7:30pm - Grammy-nominee & American Icon star FRENCHIE DAVIS will join TY TAYLOR (CBS' Rockstar:INXS') & VON SMITH (American Idol) to sing the Music of Louis Armstrong, Elvis Presley and Prince in Upright Cabaret's American Icon Series 'MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI' concert at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, CA. (more...)

Anna Aimee White Plays Ginger Rogers in New Musical at Cleveland Play HouseAnna Aimee White Plays Ginger Rogers in New Musical at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2010

Acclaimed actress Anna Aimee White takes on the role of Ginger Rogers in Backwards In High Heels:The Ginger Musical, the captivating story of the star's journey from her hometown to Hollywood and from one love affair to another. (more...)

Photo Flash: Red Dog Squadron's GREEDY, 1/8-29Photo Flash: Red Dog Squadron's GREEDY, 1/8-29
by BWW Photo Special - Dec 20, 2010

Five people struggle with greed, hope, desire and integrity in the wake of an emailed plea for money that promises big returns. Is it a scam or a golden opportunity? RED DOG SQUADRON presents the West Coast premiere of greedy by Karl Gajdusek. RED DOG SQUADRON co-artistic director James Roday directs a cast that includes Amanda Detmer, Kurt Fuller, Peter Mackenzie, Ivana Milicevic, Brad Raider and Roday's co-star on the USA series psych, Maggie Lawson. The limited four-week engagement takes place at the El Centro Theatre, January 8-29. (more...)

Alley Theatre Announces Cast For Yasmina Reza's God of CarnageAlley Theatre Announces Cast For Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2010

The first show of 2011 on the Hubbard Stage is Yasmina Reza's Tony Award- winning God of Carnage, directed by Wilson Milam. (more...)

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