Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Loft Ensemble Presents World Premiere of MASS GRAVES In Sawyer's Playhouse This Week

There will be 12 performances only beginning Friday, September 30, at 8pm and continuing through Sunday, October 23.

Loft Ensemble Presents World Premiere of MASS GRAVES In Sawyer's Playhouse This Week

Loft Ensemble in North Hollywood has announced this season's second production, the world premiere of Mass Graves by Cris Eli Blak - which will be presented in Sawyer's Playhouse (the company's Second Stage). Directed by Matt Lorenzo, the cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Antwan Alexander II, Tor Brown, Mace Bullington, Paul Davis, Les "Eljaye" Jennings, Jemeryas Jordan, Ignacio Navarro, Jazmine Nichelle, Jessica Perkins, Jeff Pitts, Esteban Vasquez, and Aya Washington. There will be 12 performances only beginning Friday, September 30, at 8pm and continuing through Sunday, October 23.

A group of men, struggling with the consequences of their past actions, try to recover their lives inside a confined halfway house. As their cohabitants and families start closing in, each is forced to confront the crimes they committed. Can they redeem themselves or will the past keep pushing them to the edge?

Scenic design is by Mitch Rosander, lighting and sound designs are by Tor Brown, and properties mistress is Natasha Renae Potts. Assistant director is Travyz Santos Gatz and the stage manager is Danielle Ozymandias. Mass Graves is produced for Loft Ensemble by Bree Pavey and Sarah Nilsen with associate producers Marc Leclerc and Sarah Sommers.

General admission is DONATE WHAT YOU WANT. The performance schedule is Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 7pm. Seats may be reserved online at www.loftensemble.org or by phone at (818) 452-3153. Proof of full vaccination is required for entry and masking indoors is strongly recommended. Up-to-the-minute covid protocols available at www.loftensemble.org.

Sawyer's Playhouse at Loft Ensemble is located at 11031 Camarillo Street in North Hollywood, 91602.



Cypress College to Present DISNEYS BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Next Year Photo
This production runs March 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 in the Campus Theatre at Cypress College. The show is directed by Ryan Holihan and choreographed by Sonya Randall with musical direction by Bradley Hampton.

The El Capitan Celebrates Disney 100 Years With A DISNEY 100 MOVIE MARATHON Photo
Tickets are on sale now to see the Disney 100 Movie Marathon at The El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on January 1, 2023.

MUSYCA Childrens Choir To Present Holiday Concert MERRY AND BRIGHT Photo
Join MUSYCA Children's Choir on Sunday, December 18 for our Winter Choral Concert, Merry and Bright!

Young Entertainer Awards To Take Place In-Person For the First Time Since 2019 Photo
The 7th annual Young Entertainer Awards will take place on Sunday, December 11, at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Studio City. It will be the first time the event has been held in person since 2019, before COVID forced most public gatherings to be canceled in Los Angeles.


More Hot Stories For You


Cypress College to Present DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Next YearCypress College to Present DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Next Year
December 3, 2022

This production runs March 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19 in the Campus Theatre at Cypress College. The show is directed by Ryan Holihan and choreographed by Sonya Randall with musical direction by Bradley Hampton.

The El Capitan Celebrates Disney 100 Years With A DISNEY 100 MOVIE MARATHONThe El Capitan Celebrates Disney 100 Years With A DISNEY 100 MOVIE MARATHON
December 2, 2022

Tickets are on sale now to see the Disney 100 Movie Marathon at The El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on January 1, 2023.

MUSYCA Children's Choir To Present Holiday Concert MERRY AND BRIGHTMUSYCA Children's Choir To Present Holiday Concert MERRY AND BRIGHT
December 2, 2022

Join MUSYCA Children's Choir on Sunday, December 18 for our Winter Choral Concert, Merry and Bright!

Young Entertainer Awards To Take Place In-Person For the First Time Since 2019Young Entertainer Awards To Take Place In-Person For the First Time Since 2019
December 2, 2022

The 7th annual Young Entertainer Awards will take place on Sunday, December 11, at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Studio City. It will be the first time the event has been held in person since 2019, before COVID forced most public gatherings to be canceled in Los Angeles.

Conrad Prebys Theatre at Dea Hurston New Village Arts Presents THE FERRYMAN Next MonthConrad Prebys Theatre at Dea Hurston New Village Arts Presents THE FERRYMAN Next Month
December 2, 2022

New Village Arts (NVA), North County's cultural hub, will present playwright Jez Butterworth's masterful international Tony Award winning  Best Play (2019) “The Ferryman” January 27-March 5, 2023 – in the first United States production after Broadway – and the first in the newly renovated and renamed Conrad Prebys Theatre at the Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center.