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David S. Franklin

 

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[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Production Stage Manager
 
[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Stage Manager

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Les Waters and production stage manager David S. Franklin

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12/14/2015

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Production Stage Manager

[Off-Broadway, 1989]
Stage Manager






David S. Franklin News

Photos: KING JAMES Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group Photo Photos: KING JAMES Celebrates Opening Night at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2022

The World premiere production of Rajiv Joseph's new work 'King James,' celebrated its opening night at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum this week. Go inside opening night!

KING JAMES Opens This Week at The Mark Taper Forum Photo KING JAMES Opens This Week at The Mark Taper Forum
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022

The world premiere production of Rajiv Joseph's new work “King James,” opens at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum on June 8 and continues through July 3, 2022. Find out how to get tickets to the Tony and Obie Award-winning director Kenny Leon helmed new play from the Pulitzer Prize-short lister.

Virtually Produced Reading of PALMYRA Comes to the Digital Stage Photo Virtually Produced Reading of PALMYRA Comes to the Digital Stage
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2022

Center Theatre Group's L.A. Writers' Workshop Festival: New Plays Forged in L.A. returns to the Digital Stage with a virtually produced reading of “Palmyra” written and directed by Daria Polatin (2015—2016 L.A. Writers' Workshop participant), available on demand beginning June 2 and accessible until June 30.

Cast Announced For Rajiv Joseph's KING JAMES at Center Theatre Group Photo Cast Announced For Rajiv Joseph's KING JAMES at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

Casting has been announced for the World premiere production of Rajiv Joseph's new work “King James,” coming to Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum June 1 through July 3, 2022. Tony and Obie Award-winning director Kenny Leon will direct this new play from the Pulitzer Prize-short lister co-commissioned by Center Theatre Group and Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

Cast Announced For Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES At The Mark Taper Forum Photo Cast Announced For Annie Baker's THE ANTIPODES At The Mark Taper Forum
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2020

The cast is set for Pulitzer-winning playwright Annie Baker's sharp new comedy, a?oeThe Antipodes,a?? at the Mark Taper Forum March 25 through April 26, 2020. Directed by Machel Ross based on Lila Neugebauer's original direction of the world premiere at Signature Theatre, leads the Center Theatre Group production opens April 1. 

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM at Mark Taper Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM at Mark Taper Forum?
by Paul Smith - Sep 30, 2019

The reviews are in for Ethan Coen's A Play Is a Poem, currently playing the Mark Taper Forum. Read what the critics had to say!

Photo Flash: First Look At Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM At Mark Taper Forum Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Ethan Coen's A PLAY IS A POEM At Mark Taper Forum
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2019

Performances have begun for the world premiere of Ethan Coen's “A Play Is a Poem” at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Neil Pepe and presented in association with Atlantic Theater Company, “A Play Is a Poem” is currently in previews with the opening set for September 21 at 8 p.m. Performances will continue through October 13.

Micaela Diamond, Nellie McKay Among Cast Set for A PLAY IS A POEM Photo Micaela Diamond, Nellie McKay Among Cast Set for A PLAY IS A POEM
by Julie Musbach - Aug 16, 2019

The cast is set and rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Ethan Coen's a?oeA Play Is a Poema?? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Neil Pepe and presented in association with Atlantic Theater Company, a?oeA Play Is a Poema?? begins performances on September 11 and continues through October 13. The opening is set for September 21.

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Photo Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2019

Ruben Santiago-Hudson's powerful and touching solo play 'Lackawanna Blues' is currently running at the Mark Taper Forum. Produced by Center Theatre Group, See photos from opening night!

Video: First Look At Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES Photo Video: First Look At Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2019

Performances begin tonight, March 5, for Ruben Santiago-Hudson's powerful and touching solo play 'Lackawanna Blues' at the Mark Taper Forum. Produced by Center Theatre Group, 'Lackawanna Blues' is written, performed and directed by Santiago-Hudson with live music performed by Grammy-winning blues guitarist, composer and actor Chris Thomas King. The production will run through April 21 with the opening set for March 13 at 8 p.m.

David S. Franklin Videos

Video: First Look At Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES VideoVideo: First Look At Ruben Santiago-Hudson's LACKAWANNA BLUES
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2019

Performances begin tonight, March 5, for Ruben Santiago-Hudson's powerful and touching solo play 'Lackawanna Blues' at the Mark Taper Forum. Produced by Center Theatre Group, 'Lackawanna Blues' is written, performed and directed by Santiago-Hudson with live music performed by Grammy-winning blues guitarist, composer and actor Chris Thomas King. The production will run through April 21 with the opening set for March 13 at 8 p.m.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights and Behind the Scenes of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE at the Ahmanson
by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2016

Ivo van Hove's award-winning revival of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge is playing at the Ahmanson Theater now through October 16, 2016. BroadwayWorld gives you a first look at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Promo Video of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE at the Ahmanson
by Stage Tube - Aug 17, 2016

The cast is set for the Young Vic Production of Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge" produced by Center Theatre Group at the Ahmanson Theatre. Directed by Ivo van Hove, "A View From the Bridge" will begin previews on September 7, with the opening set for September 14, 2016. Performances continue through October 16. The cast includes, in alphabetical order, Danny Binstock, Catherine Combs, Alex Esola, Andrus Nichols, Howard W. Overshown, Dave Register, Thomas Jay Ryan and Frederick Weller. The scenic and lighting design is by Jan Versweyveld, costumes are by An D'Huys and sound is by Tom Gibbons. The production stage manager is David S. Franklin.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the promo video below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of CTG's BENT
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2015

Just in to BroadwayWorld! Martin Sherman's BENT, a groundbreaking drama about the rare power of love in the most inhumane conditions, will be directed by Moisés Kaufman, began previews on July 15 and opens July 26 for a run through August 23, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. BroadwayWorld has a stunning first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of CTG's BENT with Jake Shears, Andy Mientus & More!
by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2015

Martin Sherman's 'Bent,' a groundbreaking drama about the rare power of love in the most inhumane conditions, opened on July 26 at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Moises Kaufman, performances for 'Bent' will continue through August 23. (Previews started on July 15.) Check out a behind-the-scenes look below!

STAGE TUBE: Scissor Sisters' Jake Shears Sings 'Streets of Berlin' from BENT at the Taper
by Stage Tube - Jul 14, 2015

Martin Sherman's BENT, a groundbreaking drama about the rare power of love in the most inhumane conditions, will be directed by Moises Kaufman, beginning previews tomorrow, July 15, and opening July 26 for a run through August 23, 2015, at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. Below, watch Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters) sing 'Streets of Berlin,' a song he wrote and performs in the play!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from CTG's WHAT THE BUTLER SAW
by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2014

Award-winning British playwright Joe Orton's riotous farce 'What the Butler Saw' opened last weekend on November 23 at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. 'What the Butler Saw' continues through December 21. Click below to watch a fun montage of scenes from the show!

STAGE TUBE: David Hyde Pierce and Christopher Durang Talk 'VANYA AND SONIA' in LA
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2014

Center Theatre Group has a big hit in Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,' currently in performances at the CTG/Mark Taper Forum. With strong ticket sales and critical acclaim, CTG has extended the run by a week, now closing on March 16, 2014. Below, director David Hyde Pierce and playwright Christopher Durang discuss the process of bringing the hit comedy VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE to the stage and to the Mark Taper Forum!

STAGE TUBE: David Hyde Pierce Hints at Taking 'VANYA AND SONIA' to London This Fall!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2014

The four-time Emmy winner David Hyde Pierce stopped by to talk with Tavis Smiley about his latest projects, including directing the L.A. production of the Tony-winning VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, as well as the possibility of acting in the show in London. Pierce told Smiley: 'And in the fall the plan is to take Vanya to London, the original production, and I'll go back to acting in it.' Watch the full interview below!

STAGE TUBE: 'Would You Change the Past?' and More Questions Asked of Celebrities at Opening Night of CTG's A PARALLELOGRAM
by Stage Tube - Aug 1, 2013

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Bruce Norris' new play "A Parallelogram," directed by the Tony Award-winning Anna D. Shapiro, opens Sunday, July 21 at 7 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The darkly comic new play continues through August 18, 2013. (Preview performances started July 10.)