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Florence LaRue

Birth Place: Plainfield, NJ, USA

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Interview: Jessica Lynn Johnson on Directing the 31st Annual LOS ANGELES WOMEN'S THEATRE FESTIVAL

Founded in 1993 by Adilah Barnes and Miriam Reed, the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival holds the distinction of being the oldest Annual Solo Festival in Los Angeles celebrating powerful women performers. The 31st annual Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival, directed by Jessica Lynn Johnson, has a roster of accomplished co-hosts as well as performers during its six programs March 28-31, beginning with a Gala on Thursday night. I decided to speak with Jessica to find out more about the event and the honor being bestowed upon her at the event’s Gala.
L.A. Women's Theatre Festival Reveals Hosts

The 31st Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival (LAWTF) has a roster of accomplished co-hosts for its six programs. Learn more about the hosts here!
The 5th Dimension Announced At The Ridgefield Playhouse, August 5

]Head “Up, Up, and Away” to The Ridgefield Playhouse for a night filled with hits from The 5th Dimension on Friday, August 5, 2022 at 8pm.
Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Empowerment Weekend Starts August 12

The 9th Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival's Solo Performer EMPOWERMENT WEEKEND.
The 5th Dimension Takes the Stage At The Ridgefield Playhouse, August 5

“Let The Sun Shine In” – The 5th Dimension led by original member Florence LaRue return to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, August 5, 2022 at 8pm, as part of the Pepsi Rock Series Driven by North American Motor Car. 
Florence LaRue, Kayla Caufield, Bernadette Speakes, and More Join Special Reading of CONVERSATIONS 'BOUT THE GIRLS

Visions of Possibilities has announced the final cast for Sonia Jackson's critically acclaimed play, 'Conversations 'Bout The Girls.' This inspiring production is going virtual for the first time ever, exploring women and their relationship with their Breasts.
Florence La Rue & The 5th Dimension to Perform at Long Beach Island St. Jude Fundraiser Event

 Music's Live Music Heals will present 'An Exciting Evening of Empathy,' benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with an exceptional guest performance by Florence La Rue & The 5th Dimension. The multi-platinum group 5th Dimension dominated the music and television scene in the '60s and 70's with their top music hits.
Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Opens March 25

Last March, the Annual Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival was just two weeks away from opening when we were forced to postpone because of the emerging coronavirus pandemic, which shuttered live performance venues across the country.
Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival Announces Holiday Celebration

The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival presents a virtual (online) celebration of the holiday season on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.
New MetropolitanZoom Series Honors NYC Medical Personnel with USO-Type Variety Shows

Live entertainment producer and promoter, Bernie Furshpan, formerly of the Metropolitan Room, is presenting virtual USO-style 'shows' of support to our frontline medical personnel. This Friday, May 8, 2020 at 6pm EST MetropolitanZoom, as he has dubbed his new platform, will be honoring traveling nurse Lynne Hewett RN, who is presently working with colleagues at Mt. Sinai Hospital in NYC.
LaMonte McLemore Of The 5th Dimension Celebrates 50 Years Of 'Aquarius' And 105 Years Of 'Mama June'

'Up-Up and Away,' 'Stoned Soul Picnic,' Wedding Bell Blues'...their iconic songs made for uplifting sounds of a generation with the medley from Broadway's HAIR, 'Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In' being the 'greatest hit' of all.
Marla Gibbs, Freda Payne, Florence LaRue And More Star In LEGENDS, MOVEMENT, AND MEMORIES

The Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival presents its annual programming for the West Hollywood area to the Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036 on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.
VIDEO: HAIR Creator Jim Rado and Florence LaRue Talk the Musical's History on the Pop Charts

This is the 50th anniversary of the love-rock musical Hair, which took the Broadway stage in April 1968. James Rado, co-creator of Hair as well as an original Broadway cast member, was in his hometown of Rochester, N.Y. recently to be inducted into the Rochester Music Hall of Fame. There he met up with Florence LaRue, lead singer of The 5th Dimension -- the band that blended two songs from Hair to top the pop-music charts.
Legendary 5TH DIMENSION Comes to Van Wezel

Grammy Award Winning Legendary 5th Dimension is set to perform at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday, January 15 at 8:00PM.
Van Wezel presents Legendary Super Group 5th Dimension

Grammy Award Winning Legendary 5th Dimension is set to perform at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday, January 15 at 8:00PM.
BWW Previews: WHAT'S COMING UP AT THE GRACIE at Gracie Theatre

The Gracie Theatre has a spectacular line-up for their 2017/2018 season
2017 Marin County Fair Invites Visitors to 'Let the Funshine In!'

Marin County will celebrate the 2017 Marin County Fair Let The Funshine In! from June 30 to July 4, 2017.  The Marin County Fair: Let the Funshine In celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love emphasizing Marin's dedication to the things we value most in our community, Family, Art, Agriculture and the Environment. In 1967, the Summer of Love kicked-off with a two-day concert on Mt. Tamalpais called the Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival. Nearly 100,000 young people converged on the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, turning the Bay Area into the epicenter of a cultural phenomenon known as the Summer of Love. During this transformative time, music, fashion, art and new ideas flourished and there was a feeling that everything was possible.  
2017 Marin County Fair Invites Visitors to 'Let the Funshine In!'

Marin County will celebrate the 2017 Marin County Fair Let The Funshine In! from June 30 to July 4, 2017.  The Marin County Fair: Let the Funshine In celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love emphasizing Marin's dedication to the things we value most in our community, Family, Art, Agriculture and the Environment. In 1967, the Summer of Love kicked-off with a two-day concert on Mt. Tamalpais called the Fantasy Fair and Magic Mountain Music Festival. Nearly 100,000 young people converged on the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, turning the Bay Area into the epicenter of a cultural phenomenon known as the Summer of Love. During this transformative time, music, fashion, art and new ideas flourished and there was a feeling that everything was possible.  
Photo Flash: Share Presents 64th Annual Boomtown Gala LET'S DANCE

SHARE, INC., the 64 year-old philanthropic organization dedicated to raising funds for developmentally disabled, abused and neglected children as well as medical research, hosted its annual Boomtown gala, "Let's Dance" on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills.
Share presents 64th ANNUAL BOOMTOWN 2017 GALA

SHARE, INC., the 64 year-old philanthropic organization dedicated to raising funds for developmentally disabled, abused and neglected children as well as medical research, hosted its annual Boomtown gala, "Let's Dance" tonight, Saturday, May 20, 2017 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills.  The evening honored inspirational dance philanthropist Glorya Kaufman with the "Shining Spirit Award."

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