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Disney's A WRINKLE IN TIME Comes to El Capitan, 3/9 - 4/3 Disney's A WRINKLE IN TIME Comes to El Capitan, 3/9 - 4/3
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

???????Tickets officially now on sale at www.elcapitantickets.com, by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 and at The El Capitan Theatre box office for the presentation of DISNEY'S A WRINKLE IN TIME March 9 to April 3, shown in brilliant Dolby VisionTM Laser Projection & Dolby Atmos Sound Technology. (more...)
THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE Cine-Concert Comes to The Center For The Arts THE TRIPLETS OF BELLEVILLE Cine-Concert Comes to The Center For The Arts
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

The Triplets of Belleville Cine-Concert brings the much beloved French feature The Triplets of Belleville to life at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts. (more...)
Sang-Eun Lee Comes to The Center For The Arts, 4/8 Sang-Eun Lee Comes to The Center For The Arts, 4/8
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

Cellist Sang-Eun Lee comes to Pepperdine University's Raitt Recital Hall at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts as the final artist of the 2017-2018 Recital Series. Tickets, starting at $28 for adults and $10 for full-time Pepperdine students, are available now by calling (310) 506-4522 or visiting arts.pepperdine.edu. (more...)
BETWEEN RIVER & RIM: HIKING THE GRAND CANYON Comes to The Broad Stage BETWEEN RIVER & RIM: HIKING THE GRAND CANYON Comes to The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

???????The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica presents the final event of the National Geographic Live series during The Broad Stage's 2017-18 Season - Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon with photographer/filmmaker Pete McBride and writer Kevin Fedarko.  The event includes a post-show Q&A with McBride and Fedarko. (more...)
Rocker Josie Ho Announces Documentary Project At 2018 FilmAid Asia Power Of Film Gala Rocker Josie Ho Announces Documentary Project At 2018 FilmAid Asia Power Of Film Gala
by Movies News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

Josie & The Uni Boys did a brief stop while on tour surprising fans with a performance at the 2018 FilmAid Asia Power of Film Gala. The performance held at The Murray Hotel Rooftop in Hong Kong ended with an important announcement: Josie & The Uni Boys will be starting their next project producing a documentary that will help thousands of people. The documentary aims to explore the pathway to finding happiness, through learning from two diverse cultures on finding bliss. (more...)
Lighting Of 100,000 Firecrackers and Lion Dancers Kick Off L.A. Chinatown FIRECRACKER RUN Lighting Of 100,000 Firecrackers and Lion Dancers Kick Off L.A. Chinatown FIRECRACKER RUN
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

More than 8,000 athletes from around the world will take over the streets of downtown Los Angeles during the 40th annual L.A. Chinatown Firecracker Run/Walk and Bike Ride, with proceeds benefitting the surrounding L.A. and Chinatown community.   The event will begin with a stunning and celebratory lighting of 100,000 sparkling red firecrackers. (more...)
Shoshana Bean Will Celebrate Release of SPECTRUM Album at Ace Theater! Shoshana Bean Will Celebrate Release of SPECTRUM Album at Ace Theater!
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

On Saturday, February 24, Shoshana Bean will perform her album release show - Spectrum - at Ace Theater Downtown Los Angeles. Spectrum, Bean's fourth studio album which will be released on February 9, is a fresh new take on the classic tradition of big band with arrangements by Grammy award-nominated arranger Alan Ferber. This concert will feature Bean along with an 18 piece big band performing a carefully-selected collection of standards, classics and modern favorites, while still including a few Bean-penned gems. Bean made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Hairspray before taking over for Idina Menzel as Elphaba in Wicked and has performed all over the world with artists such as Ariana Grande, Brian McKnight, Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ), David Foster and Michael Jackson. (more...)
Ahmanson Rounds Out Season with Matthew Bourne's CINDERELLA and INDECENT Ahmanson Rounds Out Season with Matthew Bourne's CINDERELLA and INDECENT
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

Center Theatre Group announced two more productions for the 2018 - 2019 season at the Ahmanson Theatre. Pulitzer-winning playwright Paula Vogel's deeply moving play with music, 'Indecent,' and the return of Matthew Bourne's highly evocative production of 'Cinderella' complete the 52nd season at the Ahmanson Theatre joining the previously announced 'Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations,' 'Come From Away,' 'Dear Evan Hansen,' the Lincoln Center Theater production of 'Falsettos' and 'The Play That Goes Wrong.' (more...)
Native Voices at the Autry Presents The World Premiere of BINGO HALL Native Voices at the Autry Presents The World Premiere of BINGO HALL
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

Edward Anaya makes all the calls in the pueblo-well, he calls the numbers at the senior center's bimonthly bingo. But college acceptance letters kick-start an identity crisis: Who will Edward be if he leaves home and bingo behind? Like Ferris Bueller if he lived in a pueblo, Edward knows just what to say until romantic rejection, family antics, and community pressures leave him tongue-tied. New playwright Dillon Chitto brings the pueblo to the American theatre in this hilarious new play about tradition in a fast-changing world. (more...)
OCPA Presents THROUGH TEARS COME I At The Chance Theater OCPA Presents THROUGH TEARS COME I At The Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

The Orange County Playwrights Alliance kicks off its 2018 reading series at the Chance Theater on March 10 with a new drama from Anaheim playwright Erica Bennett. Through Tears Come I connects contemporary Southern California life with Southern California history in a stirring and bold new work, directed by Angela Cruz and featuring Margarita Delia Martinez Florez, Zoe Gavina, Talia Goodman, Joseph McKinney, Taylor Preminger, Lisa Renee and David Edward Reyes. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at International City Theatre's DADDY LONG LEGS Photo Flash: First Look at International City Theatre's DADDY LONG LEGS
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

International City Theatre opens its 33rd season with a musical "rags-to-riches" tale of newfound love. Daddy Long Legs, with music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer/lyricist Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre) and book by Tony-winning librettist John Caird (Les Miserables), opens on February 23 at ICT's home in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, where performances continue through March 11. Two low-priced previews take place on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22. (more...)
Fundraising Campaign To Save Josefina Lopez's CASA 0101 Theater Has Reached About A Third Of Its Financial Goal Fundraising Campaign To Save Josefina Lopez's CASA 0101 Theater Has Reached About A Third Of Its Financial Goal
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

Josefina Lopez, Founding Artistic Director of CASA 0101 Theater in Boyle Heights, CA announced today that CASA 0101 Theater has reached about a third of its current Fundraising Campaign to keep the theater's doors open. "We're about a third of the way there. To date, we have secured 102 financial donors of our targeted goal of 350 donors we are seeking to support us by June 2018, so we can continue to keep our theater's doors open by presenting quality productions and supporting our local community through education. Each of our secured donors is pledging $25 a month on an ongoing annual basis to support CASA 0101. If you believe in what we are doing, please support us now." (more...)
The TEN Tenors Present 'Wish You Were Here' At The Soraya The TEN Tenors Present 'Wish You Were Here' At The Soraya
by BWW News Desk on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

The TEN Tenors are undoubtedly one of Australia's greatest entertainment success stories, with more than 90 million people worldwide witnessing their unmistakable charm, camaraderie and vocal power. Following 16 years of sell-out performances across the globe, including more than 2,000 of their own headline concerts, The TEN Tenors have cemented their place as Australia's premier classical-crossover group. On Saturday, March 3 at 8:00pm they bring their powerhouse vocals to the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya). (more...)
BWW Interview: Meet the Cast of OKLAHOMA! at Musical Theatre Village BWW Interview: Meet the Cast of OKLAHOMA! at Musical Theatre Village
by Erica Garcia on February 22, 2018 in Los Angeles

The Cast of OKLAHOMA! at Musical Theatre Village gives an inside look on the Spring Musical at Southern Orange County's home for musical theater. (more...)
Center Theatre Group To Host Block Party Kick-Off Event And Community Conversation Center Theatre Group To Host Block Party Kick-Off Event And Community Conversation
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in Los Angeles

Center Theatre Group will host a Block Party Kick-Off Event at the Kirk Douglas Theatre to celebrate the remounting of three local productions from Celebration Theatre, Critical Mass Performance Group and Playwrights' Arena. This free and public event is open to the entire Los Angeles theatre community and will take place on Wednesday, March 7 at 7 p.m. Reservations are encouraged and can be made at CTGLA.org/BlockPartyKickOff. (more...)
THE GALE Returns To The Groundlings Theatre THE GALE Returns To The Groundlings Theatre
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in Los Angeles

After a sold-out year long run, The GALE returns to the world-famous Groundlings Theatre with five shows scheduled for 2018. This 90-minute improv show celebrates the beautiful (though sometimes rough) LGBTQ journey. (more...)
Lucie Pohl Presents HI, HITLER AND APOHLCALYPSE NOW! At The Lyric Hyperion Lucie Pohl Presents HI, HITLER AND APOHLCALYPSE NOW! At The Lyric Hyperion
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in Los Angeles

Fresh off the heels of a smash hit OFF-Broadway run at New York's prestigious Cherry Lane Theatre, German-born-NYC-raised comedian, actor and writer Lucie Pohl will bring her newly re-worked first critically acclaimed show Hi, Hitler to The Lyric Hyperion Theatre for one night only on Saturday, November 4th at 8pm. As Mercy in Blizzard Entertainment's top video game Overwatch, and appearances on several fan-favorite TV shows and films, in addition to her lauded one-woman shows, Pohl is a star on the rise. The grand-niece of iconic poet/playwright Bertolt Brecht and the daughter of German actor Klaus Pohl and Romanian singer Sanda Weigl, Pohl is carrying the distinguished legacy of her family into the 21st century. Tickets are currently on sale and are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lucie-pohl-hi-hitler-tickets-43179621410?aff=es2 and https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lucie-pohl-apohlcalypse-now-tickets-43179701650?aff=es2 (more...)
Amy Hill And Raul Clayton Staggs To Receive Lee Meville Award Amy Hill And Raul Clayton Staggs To Receive Lee Meville Award
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in Los Angeles

Playwrights' Arena, the only theater created and dedicated to producing bold new works for the stage written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights, will be celebrating its 26th Anniversary with their annual fundraising gala, HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY. The event will be held at Barnsdall Gallery Theater, 4800 Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, starting at 7:30 PM (with a VIP reception beginning at 6 PM). For tickets go to www.playwrightsarena.org or call 800-838-3006. (more...)
Pasadena Symphony Announces 2018/19 Symphony Classics Season Pasadena Symphony Announces 2018/19 Symphony Classics Season
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in Los Angeles

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Michael Arden Will Direct ANNIE; LA Phil Bernstein 100 Celebration Will Feature Kristin Chenoweth & Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Set for Hollywood Bowl Michael Arden Will Direct ANNIE; LA Phil Bernstein 100 Celebration Will Feature Kristin Chenoweth & Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More Set for Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Philharmonic announces its 97thsummer season at the Hollywood Bowl, featuring a roster of world-class artists in genres ranging from classical and pops to jazz, rock, and world music, with concerts taking place between June and September 2018. (more...)
Collegiate Theatrics: USC's Isadora Lee Cintrón Moya Collegiate Theatrics: USC's Isadora Lee Cintrón Moya
by Jeffrey Ellis on February 21, 2018 in Los Angeles

Theater's next generation of actors will come from all over the globe, to be certain, but one might find an impressive concentration of artists on the campus of the University of Southern California, where the 2018 list of candidates for the Master of Fine Arts in acting rivals any group to be found anywhere. Take Isadora Lee Cintron Moya, for example. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, she earned her bachelor's degree in theater from the University of Puerto Rico, where she was a member of the university's acclaimed Traveling Theatre Group. (more...)
Photo Flash: THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST Makes California Debut as Last Installment of 'Elliot' Trilogy Photo Flash: THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST Makes California Debut as Last Installment of 'Elliot' Trilogy
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2018 in Los Angeles

The search for redemption, humility and one's place in the world continues when the Latino Theater Company presents the final installment ofQuiara Alegria Hudes' acclaimed three-play "Elliot cycle." The long-awaited California premiere of The Happiest Song Plays Last, directed by Edward Torres, featuring live music by Grammy Award-winning tres guitar player Nelson Gonzalez, and starring Vaneh Assadourian; Elisa Bocanegra; Kamal Marayati; Peter Pasco; Al Rodrigo; and John Seda-Pitre, opens on Feb. 22 at The Los Angeles Theatre Center. Low-priced previews begin Feb. 17. (more...)
BWW Interview: How Being SORDID, Queer & SISSY Made Del Shores the Southern Gentleman He Is Today BWW Interview: How Being SORDID, Queer & SISSY Made Del Shores the Southern Gentleman He Is Today
by Gil Kaan on February 21, 2018 in Los Angeles

Most people know Del Shores as the creator/writer/director of the play and film SORDID LIVES, which morphed into the TV series Sordid Lives: The Series. Del also has utilized his producing and writing talents on Showtime's Queer As Folk and ABC's Dharma & Greg, among others. Del has been touring his various stand-up acts since 2009. Del's latest theatrical opus SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF A PLAY finds the man himself onstage in his west coast premiere, beginning at the Celebration at the Lex on February 25, 2018. (more...)
Robert De Niro And Bradley Cooper Join The Fulfillment Fund's A LEGACY OF CHANGING LIVES Robert De Niro And Bradley Cooper Join The Fulfillment Fund's A LEGACY OF CHANGING LIVES
by BWW News Desk on February 20, 2018 in Los Angeles

A Legacy of Changing Lives, presented by the Fulfillment Fund, will honor the legacy of Cherna and Dr. Gary Gitnick with a star-studded gala on Tuesday, March 13 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.  (more...)
CHICO'S ANGELS: LOVE BOAT Announced; Chicas Set Sail In March 2018! CHICO'S ANGELS: LOVE BOAT Announced; Chicas Set Sail In March 2018!
by BWW News Desk on February 20, 2018 in Los Angeles

???????Spring has sprung…and south of the border hotties, Chico's Angels find themselves in deep water as they try to find a killer on the high seas in, 'Chico's Angels 2: Love Boat Chicas'! (more...)