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Interview: LIFE Doesn't SUCK for John Ross Bowie

Aaron Poser’s Life Sucks. will have its Los Angeles premiere, September 30,2023 at The Broadwater Main Stage (with previews beginning September 24th). Barry Heins directs this reimagining of Anton Chekhov's classic play, Uncle Vanya with the cast of: John Ross Bowie, Anne Gee Byrd, Olivia Castanho, Erin Pineda, Lily Rains, Marc Valera and Steve Vinovich. John found time out of his not sucky life to answer a few of my queries.

Photos: First Look at THE ANTS, Now Playing at Geffen Playhouse

All new photos have been released from The Ants at Geffen Playhouse. Performances are running now through July 30, 2023.

Interview: Ramiz Monsef's Returns to the Geffen to Spread His ANTS

Ramiz Monsef’s The Ants world premieres June 29, 2023 at the Geffen Playhouse (with previews already started). Pirrone Yousefzadeh directs this horror play with the cast of Hugo Armstrong, Nicky Boulos, Megan Hill, Jeremy Radin and Ryan Shrime. Ramiz graciously agreed to answer a few of my queries.

Cast Revealed For Horror Play THE ANTS At Geffen Playhouse

Geffen Playhouse has announced the full cast for its world premiere production of The Ants, written by Ramiz Monsef (The Unfortunates, 3 Farids) and directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh (Vietgone, Queen). Find out who is starring in the show here!

Review: TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES 1992 at Mark Taper Forum

As solidly staged and forcefully acted as this TWILIGHT is, the production is both problematic and comes across feeling like something is missing.

Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum

On March 15th, “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” opened at Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum. Playwright Anna Deavere Smith attended and posed with the cast, along with director Gregg T. Daniel, creative team members and special guests. Check out photos from the opening here!

I'M STILL HERE Theater Awards Party To Celebrate 2023 Awards Recipients And Los Angeles Theatrical Community

The Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on Los Angeles-area stages. This year's Stage Raw “I'm Still Here” Theater Awards Party will recognize productions that opened in the calendar year 2022.

Photos: Rodney King's Daughter Lora Dene King Welcomes Black Out Night Audience to TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992

Last night, Center Theatre Group hosted a Black Out Night performance of Anna Deavere Smith’s “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992.” Rodney King’s Daughter Lora Dene King gave a pre-show welcome, followed by a reception after the performance. Check out photos from the event here!

City of Los Angeles Proclaims March 15 TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 Day

The Los Angeles City Council honored Center Theatre Group on March 10, 2023 by proclaiming Wednesday, March 15, 2023 as “TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992” Day. Councilmembers Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Curren D. Price Jr., Heather Hutt, and Hugo Soto-Martinez presented the proclamation to Center Theatre Group's Associate Artistic Director Tyrone Davis on behalf of the theatre company.

Center Theater Group to Host Black Out Night and Community Events To Celebrate TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992

Center Theatre Group will host a series of community events to celebrate “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992,” which is returning to the Mark Taper Forum 30 years after its world premiere. Anna Deavere Smith's groundbreaking production has been revised for a cast of five performers and is directed by Gregg T. Daniel.

Colin Campbell's GRIEF: A ONE MAN SHITSHOW To Premiere at Theater Row This Spring

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the 2022 Hollywood Fringe Festival, Los Angeles-based writer and performer Colin Campbell is set to premiere Grief: A One Man ShitShow at Theatre Row from March 29 – April 16, 2023.

Interview: Gregg T. Daniel On Taking the Reins Of A Revamped TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES 1992

The west coast premiere of playwright Anna Deavere Smith’s expanded solo show Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 opens March 15, 2023, at the Mark Taper Forum (with previews beginning March 8th). Gregg T. Daniel directs the cast of Hugo Armstrong, Lovensky Jean-Baptiste, Lisa Reneé Pitts, Jeanne Sakata and Sabina Zúñiga Varela performing the 30-40 characters of the play that Anna originally performed all on her own. Gregg was most gracious to carve out time from rehearsals to answer a few of my queries.

Hugo Armstrong, Lovensky Jean-Baptiste, and More to Star in TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES, 1992 at CTG

Originally performed solo by Smith, “Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992” has been reimagined for a cast of five performers. Thirty years after its world premiere, Center Theatre Group will celebrate the West Coast premiere of the revised production by giving away 1,000 tickets to Angelenos.

Photos: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of OKLAHOMA! in Los Angeles

The National Tour of Oklahoma! celebrated its opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre on September 15. The production plays at the Center Theatre Group venue in Los Angeles through October 16. Check out the photos from the opening night red carpet here!

BWW Interview: Prolific Director Michael Michetti Returns to Pasadena Playhouse to Tackle UNCLE VANYA

Pasadena Playhouse’s next live production Uncle Vanya opens June 1, 2022. A most productive Los Angeles theatre staple, Michael Michetti directs this Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of the Anton Chekhov classic Uncle Vanya. Cast includes Hugo Armstrong as “Vanya,” with Anne Gee Byrd, Brian George, Brandon Mendez Homeras, Jane Taini, Sabina Zuniga-Varela and Chelsea Yakura-Kurtz. Michael found some time from his multi-tasking to answer a few of my queries.

Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse

Pasadena Playhouse has announced casting and creative team for the Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov coming to the Playhouse June 1 through June 26; the press opening is Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. 

BWW Review: POWER OF SAIL at Geffen Playhouse

POWER OF SAIL is a smart firecracker of a play getting a blistering production at the Geffen Playhouse directed by Weyni Mengesha. Presenting itself initially as a debate masquerading as dramatic fiction, SAIL quickly pivots and deepens, morphing into a tale that is part character study, part thriller.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Bryan Cranston & More in Geffen Playhouse's POWER OF SAIL

Get a first look at Geffen Playhouse's Power of Sail, written by Paul Grellong, and directed by Weyni Mengesha. Now on stage through March 20th, Power of Sail features Hugo Armstrong, Amy Brenneman, Bryan Cranston, Donna Simone Johnson, Tedra Millan, Seth Numrich and Brandon Scott.

Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On Geffen Playhouse's POWER OF SAIL

Geffen Playhouse is presenting Power of Sail, written by Paul Grellong, and directed by Weyni Mengesha. Now on stage through March 20th, Power of Sail features Hugo Armstrong, Amy Brenneman, Bryan Cranston, Donna Simone Johnson, Tedra Millan, Seth Numrich and Brandon Scott.

BWW Interview: A POWERful Hugo Armstrong Confidently SAILs Through His Theatrical Career

The Geffen west coast premieres Paul Grellong’s POWER OF SAIL, already in previews. Weyni Mengesha directs the cast of Hugo Armstrong, Amy Brenneman, Bryan Cranston, Donna Simone Johnson, Tedra Millan, Seth Numrich and Brandon Scott. I had the chance to question Hugo, a familiar face on the Los Angeles theatre stages on being in POWER and his ongoing relationship with L.A. theatre.

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