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Daytime Emmy Reception to Be Held at The World Famous Hollywood Museum Daytime Emmy Reception to Be Held at The World Famous Hollywood Museum
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

NATAS recently announced that the 45th Daytime Emmys will be digitally televised by KNEKTV on Sunday, April 29th, 2018 from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Southern California.  (more...)
RESA FANTASTISKT MYSTISK To Return To Los Angeles After 15 Years RESA FANTASTISKT MYSTISK To Return To Los Angeles After 15 Years
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

???????Burglars of Hamm, creators of the interactive sock-throwing parody of one-person shows, EASY TARGETS, named Best Comedy at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival, are returning for the 2018 Fringe. The Burglars will be re-staging their cult-hit, RESA FANTASTISKT MYSTISK. RESA, which premiered to great acclaim in 1999 at the Edge of the World Fest. In the years since, RESA has traveled to the Seattle Fringe, The New York Fringe, and the Edinburgh Fringe, and garnered almost universal critical acclaim, including raves in The New York Times and The Scotsman. The production also received an LA Weekly nomination for Production of the Year, a New York Fringe award for Ensemble, and Backstage West Garlands for Acting and Playwriting.  (more...)
THE RUNAWAY CLONE To Premiere At The Hollywood Fringe Festival! THE RUNAWAY CLONE To Premiere At The Hollywood Fringe Festival!
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

The hilarious, ridiculous musical comedy THE RUNAWAY CLONE will be premiering at The Broadwater Second Stage for the Hollywood Fringe Festival. An original musical comedy written by Jonathan Winton Brenner and Pam Eberhardt, The Runaway Clone centers around an Agency in the future that makes and sells clones to humans. One clone escapes and takes with her all of the agency's secrets. In a panic that the world will know the truth which the Agency has been hiding for years, the administration sets out on a mission to retrieve the runaway clone and keep their empire intact. Will the Runaway Clone reach the School for Clones in time? Will the Agency protect their legacy of lies? What's a Sausage Balloon? Find out in The Runaway Clone at the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival! (more...)
EASY TARGETS Returns To The Hollywood Fringe EASY TARGETS Returns To The Hollywood Fringe
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

Burglars of Hamm return to the Fringe with their interactive sock- throwing parody of one-person shows, EASY TARGETS, named Best Comedy at the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)
Stars Of Starz Network's VIDA Set To Appear At LGBT Center's CINEARTE Stars Of Starz Network's VIDA Set To Appear At LGBT Center's CINEARTE
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

CineArte, the 5th annual arts festival of the queer Latinx community presented by The Los Angeles LGBT Center, announces a special, red-carpet event and an advance screening of the first two episodes of the STARZ network's highly anticipated new original series Vida on Saturday, April 21, at The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, located at 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood. (more...)
GREAT OPERA CHORUSES Featuring L.A. Opera Chorus Returns To The Soraya, 4/28 GREAT OPERA CHORUSES Featuring L.A. Opera Chorus Returns To The Soraya, 4/28
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

On Saturday, April 28, at 3pm, LA Opera will present a free concert of Great Opera Choruses with Resident Conductor Grant Gershon leading the LA Opera Chorus. Highlights will include famous choruses from popular operas by Bizet, Verdi, Puccini, Bernstein and more.  Best of all, audience members of all ages-and of any musical ability-will have the exciting opportunity to join in the fun by singing along with the pros to such famous pieces as the Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore and the Toreador Song from Carmen. The Great Opera Choruses concert will be accompanied by LA Opera Assistant Chorus Master Jeremy Frank on the piano, and will feature four soloists from LA Opera's Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program.  (more...)
SOLO MUST DIE: A Musical Parody Premieres at Hudson Backstage 5/4 SOLO MUST DIE: A Musical Parody Premieres at Hudson Backstage 5/4
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

???????Stidley Theatricals presents the world premiere of 'SOLO MUST DIE: A Musical Parody' * with book by Jordan Stidham & Ari Stidham, music and lyrics by Hughie Stone Fish and Ari Stidham, directed by Ari Stidham, produced by Steven Brandon. In an untold adventure somewhere in between 'A New Hope' and 'The Empires Strikes Back,' Han Solo crash lands in Cloud City and is torn between his smuggler past and his new status as a galactic hero, as he sings and dances his troubles away, all while trying to make it out alive. The play runs May 4 through May 27 at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)
Nesha Wonderland Stars in Healing After the Trauma Nesha Wonderland Stars in Healing After the Trauma
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

When Nesha Wonderland was just a child, she became a statistic. (more...)
L.A. Children's Chorus Gives to Present Two Spring World Premieres L.A. Children's Chorus Gives to Present Two Spring World Premieres
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Children's Chorus (LACC), renowned for its exquisite bel canto sound, presents a sweeping program for its Spring Concert, entitled "And This Shall Be For Beauty," led by Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson and featuring two world premieres -  Laughing Song by noted Icelandic composer Daniel Bjarnason and I am I am I am by rising Norwegian composer Therese Ulvo - and a musical celebration of Leonard Bernstein's centennial on Saturday, May 12, 7 pm, and Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018, 7 pm, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church.  Additionally, the Chorus performs works by by Esa-Pekka Salonen, Grieg, Faure, Hilary Tann, Gwenyth Walker and Ola Gjeilo, among others.  (more...)
Hit Show THE COLUMBINE PROJECT Plans L.A. Run Hit Show THE COLUMBINE PROJECT Plans L.A. Run
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

One of the most widely acclaimed shows to address the issue of gun violence and mass school shootings in America is returning to the stage. And the reason for its return, according to producers, is simple: There is still so much more to say. (more...)
THE PENIS MONOLOGUES Return THE PENIS MONOLOGUES Return
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

The Penis Monologues 'The Long Hard Truth'- After rave reviews and six sold out shows; by popular demand, The Penis Monologues 'The Long Hard Truth' written and directed by Karen Roberson, is back for two encore performance May 19th and 20th, 2018. (more...)
Los Angeles Ballet Announces Their 2018-2019 Season Los Angeles Ballet Announces Their 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Ballet, the city's own and only professional classical ballet company, announces its 2018-2019 Season that includes both classical and contemporary programming. (more...)
Rogue Machine's New Play 100 APRILS Opens June 9th Rogue Machine's New Play 100 APRILS Opens June 9th
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

Rogue Machine Theatre (2017 Ovation Award "Best Season," and two time recipient of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle "Polly Warfield Award for an Excellent Season in a Small to Mid-Size Theatre") presents four new plays in 2018, about the haunted, about how we survive in a world that is increasingly nonsensical. In addition, an American premiere and a West Coast premiere are being added to Rogue Machine's season. (more...)
Milka Djordjevich Comes to The Chocolate Factory Theater Milka Djordjevich Comes to The Chocolate Factory Theater
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

The Chocolate Factory Theater (www.chocolatefactorytheater.org) concludes its Twelfth Anniversary season with the premiere of ANTHEM, a new performance by Milka Djordjevich, co-commissioned with Los Angeles Performance Practice. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased in advance at (212) 352-3101 or www.chocolatefactorytheater.org. (more...)
Review Roundup: SIGNIFICANT OTHER at the Geffen Playhouse Review Roundup: SIGNIFICANT OTHER at the Geffen Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

After a successful Off-Broadway and Broadway run, Joshua Harmon brings his affecting and hilarious play about finding and lacking love to The Geffen Playhouse. Significant Other follows Jordan, a single, young professional with a close group of female friends who slowly drift away as they each get married while he searches for his own 'Mr. Right.' (more...)
Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Concludes Season With Gershwin's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Concludes Season With Gershwin's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra's (PSYO) 2017-18 season finale celebrates young talent by spotlighting this year's Concerto Competition winners, violinists Danielle Liu and Leo Matsuoka. The concert opens with Matsuoka's performance of the first movement of Alexander Glazunov's beautifully searing violin concerto, with its rich melodies and gorgeous orchestration, cast with extreme lyricism. It has become a modern classic, standing among the top concertos in the repertoire. The first movement of Jean Sibelius' Violin Concerto then takes full advantage of the violin's expressive range, from the rippling high chords to the growling alto notes, delivered impressively by Liu. The concert closes on a sumptuous note with the ever-popular "An American in Paris" by George Gershwin. (more...)
Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, The Broadway Musical Returns To Josefina Lopez's CASA 0101 Theater Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, The Broadway Musical Returns To Josefina Lopez's CASA 0101 Theater
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

CASA 0101 Theater, Josefina Lopez, Founding Artistic Director and TNH (Teatro Nuevos Horizontes) Productions, Rigo Tejeda, Founding Artistic Director and Abel Alvarado, Associate Artistic Director will be bringing back their critically acclaimed production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Broadway Musical to be presented in association with Councilmember Gil Cedillo and El Centro Del Pueblo featuring a diverse and multicultural cast of 28 actors on the Main Stage of CASA 0101 Theater, 2102 East First Street (at St. Louis Street), Boyle Heights, CA 90033 on Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m., for a five-week run, May 11 - June 10, 2018. Discounted Preview performances will be presented on May 4, 5 and 6, 2018. Press Opening Night is Friday, May 11, 2018. (more...)
Sharon Sills to Perform New One-Woman Show 'Songs My Mother Hated' Sharon Sills to Perform New One-Woman Show 'Songs My Mother Hated'
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

One of the Desert's most popular performers, Sharon Sills, will perform her brand new one-woman show entitled "Songs My Mother Hated" on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 2 PM. Joining Sharon is Jeff Lantz on baby grand piano, Joel Atkins on drums, and Todd Ashley on guitar. The performance is part of the Cabaret On Sundays Concert Series presented by Les Michaels that is now in it's 8th season. The shows take place at the Arthur Newman Theater in the Joslyn Center, 73750 Catalina Way in Palm Desert. Tickets are sold cash only at the door for $15. For more information call 760-325-2731. (more...)
Final Performance Of CALDER QUARTET's Three-Year Residency At The Broad Stage Announced, 4/29 Final Performance Of CALDER QUARTET's Three-Year Residency At The Broad Stage Announced, 4/29
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Los Angeles

The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents the final performance in The Calder Quartet's three-year residency at The Broad Stage on Sunday, April 29 at 4:00pm.  This inventive and passionate quartet explores the profound beauty of Beethoven's String Quartets paired with classical and contemporary works. (more...)
BWW Interview: THE VERDI CHORUS, A Musical Family Related by the Love of Opera BWW Interview: THE VERDI CHORUS, A Musical Family Related by the Love of Opera
by Ellen Dostal on April 18, 2018 in Los Angeles

For the past 35 years, members of The Verdi Chorus have celebrated their shared love of music, and their ability to raise those goosebumps, by lifting their voices in song. This spring, they will mark their milestone anniversary with two special concerts on April 28th and 29th at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica. On the program: nothing less than four passion-filled scenes by Verdi from La Forza del Destino, Nabucco, and La Traviata, plus a big finish from Johann Strauss' effervescent operetta, Die Fledermaus. (more...)
Ford Theatres Kicks Off 2018 Season With Chano Domínguez's FLAMENCO SKETCHES Ford Theatres Kicks Off 2018 Season With Chano Domínguez's FLAMENCO SKETCHES
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Los Angeles

???????The Ford Theatres 2018 Season and the IGNITE @ the FORD! series will commence on Friday, June 1 with Chano Dominguez's Flamenco Sketches, a reimagining of Miles Davis' Kind of Blue, the best-selling jazz album in the world, featuring GRAMMY nominee Chano on piano, Latin GRAMMY-nominated singer Blas Cordoba, and award-winning flamenco dancer Daniel Navarro. (more...)
Road Theatre Company Presents Southern California Premiere Of RED SPEEDO Road Theatre Company Presents Southern California Premiere Of RED SPEEDO
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Los Angeles

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the fourth and final show of its 2017-2018 season, the Southern California premiere of RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Joe Banno. RED SPEEDO will preview on Saturday, May 6 at 8pm; Sunday, May 7; Tuesday, May 8 at 8pm; Wednesday, May 9 at 8pm & Thursday, May 10 and will open on Friday, May 11 at 8pm and run through Sunday, July 1 at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.   (more...)
The Road Theatre Co Presents the Southern California Premiere of Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO The Road Theatre Co Presents the Southern California Premiere of Lucas Hnath's RED SPEEDO
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Los Angeles

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANYand Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the fourth and final show of its 2017-2018 season, the Southern California premiere of RED SPEEDO, written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Joe Banno. RED SPEEDO will preview on Saturday, May 6 at 8pm; Sunday, May 7;Tuesday, May 8 at 8pm; Wednesday, May 9 at 8pm & Thursday, May 10 and will open on Friday, May 11 at 8pm and run throughSunday, July 1 at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood. (more...)
Grand Park Celebrates The Days Of Summer With Free Activities Grand Park Celebrates The Days Of Summer With Free Activities
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Los Angeles

 The Music Center today announced Grand Park's 2018 summer season with free programming that offers Angelenos the opportunity to participate in their favorite outdoor activities amidst the beauty of Grand Park. (more...)
Song And Tonic Teams With Chef Louis Pechan For Los Angeles-Themed Cocktails, Food And Music Tasting Song And Tonic Teams With Chef Louis Pechan For Los Angeles-Themed Cocktails, Food And Music Tasting
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Los Angeles

Song & Tonic, a joint venture between Kala Maxym, founder of Five Senses Tastings, and Prairie Rose, L.A.-based mixologist and founder and editor of Bit By a Fox, will present 'La La Land: The Sounds & Flavors of L.A.,' on Sunday, May 6 at the Feastly location in Venice, Calif. The event features the culinary creations of beloved Los Angeles Chef Louis Pechan of Hundred Miles LA in a guided live music and cocktail tasting experience that will be followed by a 10-course, family-style dinner. Featured musicians include pianist Matt Politano, bassist Kaytlin Hansen, drummer, Martin Marrufo, and vocalist Kala Maxym. (more...)