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BWW Interview: Actress Roslyn Cohn Shares High Points In Her Theatrical Career Thus F Photo BWW Interview: Actress Roslyn Cohn Shares High Points In Her Theatrical Career Thus Far
by Don Grigware - Dec 12, 2019

Actress Roslyn Cohn is remarkably versatile. She is nominated for a BWW Award this year for The Sound of Murder at Theatre 40. In our converrsation she tells our readers about her work and who and what she admires in the acting profession. Tell us about your BWW nomination for The Sound of Murder at Theatre 40. What kind of character did you play? RC: I was excited to get a nomination for this show as we didn't get the amount of reviews we should have

Larry Todd Cousineau to Perform SONGS FROM MY HOLIDAY CLOSET at Pride Arts Center Photo Larry Todd Cousineau to Perform SONGS FROM MY HOLIDAY CLOSET at Pride Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2019

Cousineau and guests will sing songs written by Cousineau in collaboration with various composers. Bookwriter/lyricist Larry Todd Cousineau, whose musicals written with composer Cindy O'Connor include the upcoming AMERICA'S BEST OUTCAST TOY, this past summer's ALL THAT HE WAS, and 2018's FLIES! THE MUSICAL, will perform SONGS FROM MY HOLIDAY CLOSET - a night of heartwarming and hilarious 'HoliGay' music featuring Cousineau's original songs - on Monday, December 9 in The Broadway, Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway. This festive revue, created by the award-winning lyricist, stars Cousineau, Ashlee Hardgrave, and Musical Director (and Chicago Gay Men's Chorus Artistic Director) Jimmy Morehead (pictured below).

BWW Review: Rarely Produced IN TROUSERS Intrigues at the Lounge Photo BWW Review: Rarely Produced IN TROUSERS Intrigues at the Lounge
by Don Grigware - Oct 14, 2019

Knot Free Productions Presents/In Trousers/book, music & lyrics by William Finn/directed by Ryan O'Connor/Lounge Theatre, Hollywood/musical director: Jake Anthony/through November 3 When I saw Stephen Sondheim's Company on Broadway in the early 1970s, I was overwhelmed by the speed at which the ensemble said their lines, sang their songs and just moved across the stage. I knew I was in the presence of genius, but I had to really listen and focus in order to keep up with them and understand what was happening. William Finn's In Trousers, composed in 1979 and revised in 1985 for off-Broadway and... so rarely produced, is akin to Company in this way. It moves with the speed of light, and the four actors never let down for a second. Later Finn composed March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, put together as Falsettos. These two along with In Trousers have often been referred t

Rarely Produced IN TROUSERS Comes To Lounge Theatre 10/11-11/03 Photo Rarely Produced IN TROUSERS Comes To Lounge Theatre 10/11-11/03
by Julie Musbach - Oct 11, 2019

Knot Free Productions presents In Trousers, a 'prequel' to William Finn's groundbreaking March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland, directed by Ryan O'Connor.

BWW Interview: Actress/Producer Tal Fox Talks IN TROUSERS Photo BWW Interview: Actress/Producer Tal Fox Talks IN TROUSERS
by Don Grigware - Oct 4, 2019

Actress/Producer Tal Fox is about to open in the rarely produced In Trousers at The Lounge. In our conversation she tells us about this and her other theatrical chestnuts. TAL FOX  - Tal is an LA-based actress, singer and theater educator. Theater credits include: Max & Ruby (National Tour), The Christians (Center Theatre Group), Star Is Born 3, Unauthorized Musical Parody of Mean Gurlz (The Rockwell), Kiss Me, Kate, Urinetown, Sunday in the Park with George, Zorba, Hello Again, The Spitfire Grill, Ragtime... Tal holds a BFA in Musical Theater and BA in Communications from Pace University, and is also a producer, writer, and casting director. Producing credits include: Star is Born 3 (The Rockwell) and Dreamgirls (5-Star Theatricals). Casting work includes: Good Grief (Center Theater Group), Collective Rage (Theatre @ Boston Court), 5-Star Theatrical's productions of Shrek, Matilda, West Side Story, and The Music Man. Follow her on Instagram: @talmorningdew ~Tal  

Sterling's Upstairs Celebrates Record-Breaking Season Photo Sterling's Upstairs Celebrates Record-Breaking Season
by Julie Musbach - Sep 4, 2019

To date, Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood, CA has enjoyed record-breaking attendance during its 2019 Winter, Spring and Summer seasons, thus the coming of Fall sets high expectations and comparable goals for Executive Producer Michael Sterling.    

Sterling's Upstairs At The Federal Highlight's 2019 Seasonal Record Ticket Sales   Photo Sterling's Upstairs At The Federal Highlight's 2019 Seasonal Record Ticket Sales
by Stephi Wild - Sep 4, 2019

To date, Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal in the NoHo Arts District of North Hollywood, CA has enjoyed record-breaking attendance during its 2019 Winter, Spring and Summer seasons, thus the coming of Fall sets high expectations and comparable goals for Executive Producer Michael Sterling.

Eight New Fifteen Minute Musicals From New Musicals Inc. To Premiere In Hollywood Photo Eight New Fifteen Minute Musicals From New Musicals Inc. To Premiere In Hollywood
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2019

Eight brand-new fifteen-minute musicals will have their world premiere on July 18 and 19 at the Broadwater Second Stage in Hollywood. These musicals are a decades-long tradition at New Musicals Inc., and one of the hottest tickets in town.

KLINGON TAMBURLAINE Warps Into Hollywood Fringe Photo KLINGON TAMBURLAINE Warps Into Hollywood Fringe
by Julie Musbach - May 3, 2019

The company that brought you Punch and Judy, or The Troublesome Reign and Lamentable Death of Edward II and Hercules Insane returns to Hollywood Fringe with an exciting new take on the seldom-produced classic that inaugurated the Elizabethan theatrical renaissance. 

Photo Flash: Barrett Foa, Tracie Thoms, and More in PAWS/LA's Benefit Performance of  Photo Photo Flash: Barrett Foa, Tracie Thoms, and More in PAWS/LA's Benefit Performance of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN
by Stephi Wild - Oct 22, 2018

Jared Gertner, Rory O'Malley, Barrett Foa, Carly Hughes, Doug Kreeger, and Tracie Thoms led for a one night only concert/staged reading of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown that benefited PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need.