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Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Reveals 2023 Award Recipients

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has revealed the award recipients for 2023. See who the winners are and learn more about the awards!

Interview: John Perrin Flynn on Directing the MONSTERS OF THE AMERICAN CINEMA & the Artists of L.A. Theatre

Currently at Rogue Machine, the Los Angeles Premiere of Christian St. Croix’ Monsters of the American Cinema, which just opened April 6, 2024, at the Matrix Theatre. Rogue Machine’s producing artistic director John Perrin Flynn directs the cast of Kevin Daniels and Logan Leonardo Arditty. John took some time out of his very busy schedule to answer a few of my queries.

Rogue Machine to Present West Coast Premiere of MIDDLE OF THE WORLD This Month

Rogue Machine Theatre presents 'MIDDLE OF THE WORLD' by Juan José Alfonso, directed by Guillermo Cienfuegos. A story of redemption and unexpected alliance.

Review: BABY FOOT at Rogue Machine, The Henry Murray Stage At The Matrix Theatre

Sexy, gritty, funny, and adult, this recovery drama is a triumph for Rogue Machine playing through November 20

Review: HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING at Rogue Machine-Matrix

The L.A. premiere of Will Arbery’s HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING is an example of Southland live stage at its finest – an intelligent, slickly-cast think play, compellingly directed by Rogue Theatre Company Artistic Director Guillermo Cienfuegos for a company that rarely misfires.

HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING Makes Southern California Premiere in August

Rogue Machine, renowned for its groundbreaking theatrical productions, announces dates for its most highly anticipated play of the season, 'Heroes of the Fourth Turning.' This gripping drama, written by Will Arbery and directed by Guillermo Cienfuegos, has captivated audiences with its thought-provoking exploration of ideology and identity.

Review: COME GET MAGGIE at Rogue Machine Theatre At The Matrix

Love may be real and not science fiction.  But Rogue Machine’s attempt at a first musical is so bubble gum, pop-retro, Flash Gordon-y, it’s almost guaranteed to be a runaway hit.

Review: A GREAT WILDERNESS at the Matrix

Rogue Machine Theatre has produced several of the Samuel D. Hunter's works and in A GREAT WILDERNESS, director Elina de Santos, knows exactly which gears to pull.

Rogue Machine Presents the Southern CA Premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's A GREAT WILDERNESS

Rogue Machine presents the Southern CA premiere of Samuel D. Hunter's “A GREAT WILDERNESS”, opening September 24, 2022.

Review: Boys will be Monsters in THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

The work of director Guillermo Cienfuegos, Alex Neher and Justin Preston is brave, honest and frequently stomach-churning, the kind of character study that should frighten the hell out of anybody (particularly parents).

California Artists Unite For The Passage Of The Performing Arts Relief Act

Artists throughout the state of California are uniting for the passage of Senate Bill 805 (SB 805), titled, “The Performing Arts Relief Act,” which the Senate Labor Committee will vote on Wednesday, April 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Sacramento, CA.   A Coalition of 36 small 99-seat non-profit theaters and freelance performers are banding together to make theater accessible to all.  

Rogue Machine Participates in Global Reading of INSULTED. BELARUS(SIA)

In solidarity with the people and theater community of Belarus, dozens of theaters worldwide are presenting readings of Andrei Kureichik's sensational new play, Insulted. Belarus(sia). In the United States, Rogue Machine Theatre will present the reading from Los Angeles on Friday, September 18th at 8pm.

BWW Review: West Coast Premiere of EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON Addresses the Causes and Realities of Climate Change

Directed by Hollace Starr, an associate professor of theatre at Pepperdine University, a designated Linklater Voice teacher, and a lifetime member of the Actors Studio, with an innate understanding of feminine emotional turmoil, and John Perrin Flynn's keen eye for multimedia effects, EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON tackles our chronic inability to act in the interest of our future generations. At the center are three very different sisters who are left to raise and care for one another after their mother dies and their father abandons them. Now adults, the sisters find themselves navigating a 21st century London that is at the precipice of both an existential and an all-too-real environmental crisis.

BWW Review: World Premiere Play DISPOSABLE NECESSITIES Offers a Comedic Look at Eternal Life

Rogue Machine is presenting the world premiere of DISPOSABLE NECESSITIES, written by Neil McGowan and directed by Guillermo Cienfuegos, at the Electric Lodge in Venice through February 23. The play's title refers to the physical body we all live with, a cage of meat and bones that signals the end of life as we know it when it breaks down and stops functioning. This new comedic fantasy examines what life might be like in Maryland in the year 2095 when those wealthy enough have the ability to live forever exactly as they choose to be, creating a future where our physical bodies have become disposable, something to be tossed aside and replaced with another model which is better functioning. But what does that mean to our personal relationships when anyone can completely change their physical appearance on a whim?

Six United States Veterans Will Take the Stage at Rogue Machine Theatre in the Electric Lodge

Six United States Veterans will take the stage at Rogue Machine Theatre in the Electric Lodge on Monday, November 11th, in Venice, California in honor of Veteran's Day. This distinguished group will share their real stories and experiences, as part of the company's monthly RANT & RAVE series, now Chapter 101 'Raw.'

LA Drama Critics Circle Announces Nominations For 2018 Theatrical Excellence And Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC), which presented its first awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Ventura County a half-century ago, has begun the gala celebration of its 50th anniversary by announcing its nominations for the year 2018 (Dec. 1, 2017 - Nov. 30, 2018).

Review: FINKS Centers on a Terrifying Time and No-Win Situation for Artists in America

Rogue Machine, known for its mission to present original and provocative programming, is now presenting the West Coast premiere production of FINKS, a New York Times Critic's Pick which was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. The play brings together writer Joe Gilford and director Michael Pressman, friends since childhood and both children of Blacklisted artists. In it, Gilford documents the struggle his parents, entertainers Jack Gilford and Madeline Lee Gilford, endured when they were called to testify, with actual testimony or published statements by those who appeared before the House Un-American Activities Committee used in the play.

BWW Review: American Premiere of OPPENHEIMER Initiates Rogue Machine Move to Venice

Those who lived through the World War II years will certainly recognize the name of ambitious and charismatic J. Robert Oppenheimer, the Berkeley-trained scientist who found himself called upon to spearhead the largest scientific undertaking in all of human history: the Manhattan Project and the creation of the Atomic bomb which the United States government believed would bring about a swift end to World War II. And although it did that, what was the cost on those involved with the project or subjected to its first tests without proper protection from the released radiation, as well as those in Hiroshima and Nagasaki when the bombs were exploded over those cities. Was it even wise to develop the ability to split atoms given how the world has changed since then or the threat of total annihilation which hangs over us daily?

Rogue Machine's New Play 100 APRILS Opens June 9th

Rogue Machine Theatre (2017 Ovation Award "Best Season," and two time recipient of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle "Polly Warfield Award for an Excellent Season in a Small to Mid-Size Theatre") presents four new plays in 2018, about the haunted, about how we survive in a world that is increasingly nonsensical. In addition, an American premiere and a West Coast premiere are being added to Rogue Machine's season.

What to See in Los Angeles Theater: Week of March 26, 2018 to April 02, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Los Angeles from Monday, March 26, 2018 to Monday, April 02, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Los Angeles?

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