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Ellen Dostal

 
Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Los Angeles/Regional/Touring: The Bird House, The Berlin Blues, Jump Kiss: An Indian Legend, (Native Voices); Honky Tonk Angels (CCPA); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Interact Theatre Company); City of Angels (NoHo Arts Center); Sour Grapes (Copake Theatre Company); Eastern Standard (Coast ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Los Angeles/Regional/Touring: The Bird House, The Berlin Blues, Jump Kiss: An Indian Legend, (Native Voices); Honky Tonk Angels (CCPA); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Interact Theatre Company); City of Angels (NoHo Arts Center); Sour Grapes (Copake Theatre Company); Eastern Standard (Coast ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Ellen Dostal Biography

Los Angeles/Regional/Touring: The Bird House, The Berlin Blues, Jump Kiss: An Indian Legend, (Native Voices); Honky Tonk Angels (CCPA); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Interact Theatre Company); City of Angels (NoHo Arts Center); Sour Grapes (Copake Theatre Company); Eastern Standard (Coast Playhouse).

Workshops & Developmental Readings of numerous new musicals including Mary Marie (STAGES Festival), The Big Deal (Theatre Museum/London), The Greenbrier Ghost (Disney ASCAP); Colony Theatre Reading Series: The Water, Clyde 'n Bonnie, At Home in Mitford, Gilbert & Sullivan on Wall Street, Idaho the Musical, Robber Baron of Enron, and many others.

Ellen also publishes two popular Southern California Theatre Blogs - Musicals in LA and Shakespeare in LA, and is a member of BroadwayWorld.com's Los Angeles team of writers.




Ellen Dostal News

Listen: Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Jared Machado Discuss AMERICAN IDIOT Photo Listen: Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Jared Machado Discuss AMERICAN IDIOT
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 3, 2022

Jared Machado discusses his portrayal of Johnny in the musical American Idiot at Chance Theater.

Listen: Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Troy Whitaker Discuss BLOOD PIG Photo Listen: Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Troy Whitaker Discuss BLOOD PIG
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 29, 2022

Director Troy Whitaker discusses the play Blood Pig at the Actors Company @ LA Comedy Festival (Other Space Theater).

Listen: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Benjamin Perez Discuss IN THE HEIGHTS at La M Photo Listen: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Benjamin Perez Discuss IN THE HEIGHTS at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 8, 2022

Director Benjamin Perez (as Kevin Rosario - whether it's shoe polish or his daughter’s education, he knows the right investment) discusses the character he plays in IN THE HEIGHTS at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts.

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Officers And Members For 2022-2023 Season! Photo Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Officers And Members For 2022-2023 Season!
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

The 2022 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced its current officers and members for the upcoming 2022- 2023 season. Founded in 1969, the Circle currently includes 17 critics covering productions across the Greater Los Angeles area.

LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and J. Elijah Cho  Discuss MR. YUNIOSHI Photo LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and J. Elijah Cho Discuss MR. YUNIOSHI
by Ellen Dostal - Dec 4, 2021

MR. YUNIOSHI (Winner - Best Solo Performance Hollywood Fringe 2019) written, directed and performed by J. Elijah Cho, produced by Ari Stidham and David Stidham is a comedic solo performance piece that features an Asian actor playing Mickey Rooney as he attempts to create his infamously offensive character for 'Breakfast at Tiffany's.'

LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Troy Whitaker Discuss THE GAME'S AFOOT Photo LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Troy Whitaker Discuss THE GAME'S AFOOT
by Ellen Dostal - Nov 29, 2021

BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and Troy Whitaker Discuss THE GAME'S AFOOT

LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and T.J. Dawson Discuss Directing MAMMA MIA! Photo LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and T.J. Dawson Discuss Directing MAMMA MIA!
by Ellen Dostal - Nov 9, 2021

Director T.J. Dawson discusses his directorial style used to create MAMMA MIA! at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts.

LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus Discusses OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO with the Team at Th Photo LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus Discusses OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO with the Team at Theatre West
by Ellen Dostal - Oct 11, 2021

Director Charlie Mount, George Tovar (as the amoral Jack Wilson), and Presciliana Esparolini (as the mysterious Maria Troncoso) discuss the characters they play in OUR MAN IN SANTIAGO at Theatre West

LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and John Snow Discuss MUSIC AT THE ODYSSEY Photo LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and John Snow Discuss MUSIC AT THE ODYSSEY
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 23, 2021

Listen in as BroadwayWorld Podcaster Ashton Marcus talks to John Snow about his unique series MUSIC AT THE ODYSSEY. Tickets are available now for upcoming performances on September 24, and October 17 and 22. Enjoy!

LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and TL Forsberg Discuss   THE BOOK THAT WON'T CLO Photo LISTEN: BWW Podcaster Ashton Marcus and TL Forsberg Discuss THE BOOK THAT WON'T CLOSE
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 24, 2021

Actress, TL Forsberg (Olivia in Switched At Birth) discusses the character she plays in THE BOOK THAT WON’T LOSE: CONFESSIONS OF A LOVE ADDICT at Broadwater Black Box. 

Ellen Dostal Videos

VIDEO: FRANKENSTEIN Electrifies Audiences at A Noise Within VideoVIDEO: FRANKENSTEIN Electrifies Audiences at A Noise Within
by Ellen Dostal - Aug 22, 2019

The California premiere of Nick Dear's FRANKENSTEIN, directed by Michael Michetti and adapted from the original novel by Mary Shelley, is currently running as a stand-alone production through September 8th at A Noise Within. This electrifying tale of a creature cast away by his creator into a hostile worlda?"only to wind his way back in a dangerous game of destructiona?"has captivated audiences for over 200 years. The gothic story comes to life with Nick Dear's adaptation of the chilling fable by Mary Shelley, animating the themes of social rejection, intellectual hubris, and the nascency of good and evil.