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Mark Taper Forum

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Los Angeles, 2003]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Producer
 
[Los Angeles, 1998]
Producer
 
[Regional (US), 1986]
Producer
 
[Regional (US), 1985]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1985]
Producer

Photos

Actor Janelle James arrives before the opening night performance of ?King James? at C Photo

Actor Janelle James arrives before the opening night performance of ?King James? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on June 8, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Im

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Actor Anna Grace Barlow arrives before the opening night performance of ?King James?  Photo

Actor Anna Grace Barlow arrives before the opening night performance of ?King James? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on June 8, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Captur

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Actor William Stanford Davis arrives before the opening night performance of ?King Ja Photo

Actor William Stanford Davis arrives before the opening night performance of ?King James? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on June 8, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/C

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Actor Lisa Ann Walter arrives before the opening night performance of ?King James? at Photo

Actor Lisa Ann Walter arrives before the opening night performance of ?King James? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on June 8, 2022, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture

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From left, actors Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tyler James Williams and Janelle James arrive bef Photo

From left, actors Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tyler James Williams and Janelle James arrive before the opening night performance of ?King James? at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum on June 8, 2022, in Los

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Stage

Productions

[Los Angeles, 2003]
Producer

[Broadway, 2002]
Producer

[Los Angeles, 1998]
Producer

[Regional (US), 1986]
Producer

[Regional (US), 1985]
Producer

[Broadway, 1985]
Producer


Mark Taper Forum Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Revival of a Musical
Mark Taper Forum, Big River
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Play
Mark Taper Forum, The Kentucky Cycle
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Play
The Mark Taper Forum, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992
 
Tony Awards - 1977 - Regional Theater Tony Award Gold Star
Mark Taper Forum

Mark Taper Forum News

KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD to be Presented in Co-Production Between Portland C Photo KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD to be Presented in Co-Production Between Portland Center Stage and Boom Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

Portland Center Stage and Boom Arts are partnering on their first co-production, Kristina Wong’s witty, tour-de-force look at the early days of the pandemic, Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord. The play begins preview performances on November 5, opens on November 11, and runs through December 18 in the Ellyn Bye Studio at The Armory.

San Francisco Playhouse to Present AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Beginning in November Photo San Francisco Playhouse to Present AS YOU LIKE IT Musical Beginning in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 6, 2022

San Francisco Playhouse will continue its 20th Anniversary season with the imaginative and exhilarating hit musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's As You Like It. Helmed by San Francisco Playhouse's Artistic Director Bill English with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer, As You Like It will perform November 17, 2022 ‚Äď January 14, 2023.

Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Ground Floor to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Upco Photo Berkeley Repertory Theatre's The Ground Floor to Celebrate 10th Anniversary With Upcoming Residency Lab
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer and Director of the Ground Floor Madeleine Oldham announced the Residency Lab participants and the return to full capacity of the Residency Lab portion of The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep’s Center for the Creation and Development of New Work.

Palm Beach Dramaworks To Host Fifth Annual NEW YEAR/NEW PLAYS FESTIVAL, January 6-8 Photo Palm Beach Dramaworks To Host Fifth Annual NEW YEAR/NEW PLAYS FESTIVAL, January 6-8, 2023 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2022

Palm Beach Dramaworks will ring in 2023 with one of its most popular events, the New Year/New Plays Festival, which runs from January 6-8 and features readings of five fascinating plays that are still in development.

Constance Wu, Finn Wittrock, Anna Camp & Adam Rothenberg to Lead 2:22 ‚Ä" A GHOST STO Photo Constance Wu, Finn Wittrock, Anna Camp & Adam Rothenberg to Lead 2:22 ‚Ä" A GHOST STORY U.S. Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022

Casting has been set for the U.S. premiere of¬†‚Äú2:22 ‚Äď A Ghost Story‚Ä̬†playing at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre this fall. The cast will feature Constance Wu, Finn Wittrock, Anna Camp, and Adam Rothenberg.

Review: THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE at Mark Taper Forum Photo Review: THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE at Mark Taper Forum
by Harker Jones - Oct 2, 2022

Bridging the 1985 original with the contemporary leaves one with a sense of disconnection

MUSE/IQUE to Present LA COMPOSED: A FESTIVAL OF LOS ANGELES MUSIC This Week Photo MUSE/IQUE to Present LA COMPOSED: A FESTIVAL OF LOS ANGELES MUSIC This Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 2, 2022

MUSE/IQUE continues its adventurous yearlong concert series, L.A. Composed: A Festival of Los Angeles Music, with Grand Avenue led by Artistic Director Rachael Worby and featuring the returns of Savion Glover, named by Dance Spirit magazine as one of the 13 Best Tap Dancers in History, and Charles Yang, recipient of the 2018 Leonard Bernstein Award and described by The Boston Globe as one who 'plays classical violin with the charisma of a rock star.'

Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE Starring Cec Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE SEARCH FOR SIGNS OF INTELLIGENT LIFE Starring Cecily Strong
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022

All new¬†opening night photos have been released from¬†‚ÄúThe Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe‚Ä̬†at Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum.

Portantino's Nonprofit Theater Bill Signed By Governor Newsom Photo Portantino's Nonprofit Theater Bill Signed By Governor Newsom
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2022

Senate Bill 1116, a measure introduced by Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D ‚Äď Burbank) which seeks to create a payroll fund to support small nonprofit performing arts venues (SNPAOs), was signed into law September 29, 2022 by Governor Newsom.¬†

Photos: First Look At World Premiere Of SILHOUETTE OF A SILHOUETTE At Wilbury Theatre Photo Photos: First Look At World Premiere Of SILHOUETTE OF A SILHOUETTE At Wilbury Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2022

Wilbury Theatre Group will present the World Premiere of Silhouette of a Silhouette by Rhode Island icon Rose Weaver and directed by Don Mays - September 30 through October 16. See photos from the production.

Mark Taper Forum Videos

VIDEO: Deaf West Theatre Creates ASL Interpreted Version of 'We Don't Talk About Brun VideoVIDEO: Deaf West Theatre Creates ASL Interpreted Version of 'We Don't Talk About Bruno' From ENCANTO
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

It is International Day of Sign Languages and Disney and Deaf West Theatre have teamed up to celebrate. Check out a video of an ASL Interpreted version of 'We Don't Talk About Bruno' from the hit film, ENCANTO.

VIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look At TAMBO & BONES At The Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Alan Henry - May 17, 2022

The World premiere production of Dave Harris' new work, 'Tambo & Bones,' is now on stage in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre and continues through May 29. A co-production with Playwrights Horizons, this explosive new work from one of the country's fastest rising playwrights will be directed by Taylor Reynolds.

VIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of SLAVE PLAY in Los Angeles VideoVIDEO: Go Inside Opening Night of SLAVE PLAY in Los Angeles
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 28, 2022

Last week marked opening night of the West Coast premiere of playwright Jeremy O. Harris' unflinching new work Slave Play in Los Angeles at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum now through March 13, 2022.

VIDEO: August Wilson Black Heritage Stamp Unveiled by The United States Postal Servic VideoVIDEO: August Wilson Black Heritage Stamp Unveiled by The United States Postal Service and Center Theatre Group
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2021

The United States Postal Service joined the Center Theatre Group in front of the Mark Taper Forum to unveil the 44th Black Heritage Stamp honoring playwright August Wilson.

VIDEO: Watch a Clip From Center Theatre Group's ZOOT SUIT, as Part of the Scenes From VideoVIDEO: Watch a Clip From Center Theatre Group's ZOOT SUIT, as Part of the Scenes From the Vault Series
by Stage Tube - Jul 25, 2020

In this scene from the vault, Center Theatre Group is taking you back to the vibrant opening number from the 2017 revival of Luis Valdez's 'Zoot Suit' at the Mark Taper Forum.

Video Flashback: Bryan Terrell Clark and Kamal Angelo Bolden in Center Theatre Group VideoVideo Flashback: Bryan Terrell Clark and Kamal Angelo Bolden in Center Theatre Group's IMMEDIATE FAMILY
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2020

In honor of LGBTQ+ Pride, Center Theatre Group has shared a very funny coming out scene (that doesn't quite go as expected) from Paul Oakley Stovall's 'Immediate Family,' which Phylicia Rashad directed at the Mark Taper Forum in 2015.

VIDEO: Watch Katrina Lenk Sing 'Something Good' for R&H Goes Pop! VideoVIDEO: Watch Katrina Lenk Sing 'Something Good' for R&H Goes Pop!
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2020

As part of R&H Goes Pop!, Katrina Lenk is singing 'Something Good' from The Sound of Music. Check out the new music video below!

VIDEO: Jeremy O. Harris Talks SLAVE PLAY as Part of Center Theatre Group's ART GOES O VideoVIDEO: Jeremy O. Harris Talks SLAVE PLAY as Part of Center Theatre Group's ART GOES ON Series
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2020

Center Theatre Group has released a new episode of Art Goes On, featuring Jeremy O. Harris!

VIDEO: Watch Susan Egan Sing 'I Won't Say (I'm In Love)' from Home! VideoVIDEO: Watch Susan Egan Sing 'I Won't Say (I'm In Love)' from Home!
by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2020

Need a Disney sing-a-long to get you through the day? Broadway favorite Susan Egan is here to help! Watch as the the original voice of Meg, sings the Hercules classic 'I Won't Say (I'm In Love)' from home, with the help of her Broadway Princess Party pals- Courtney Reed, Laura Osnes, Adam J. Levy and Benjamin Rauhala.

VIDEO: The Goodman Theatre Tributes Brian Dennehy VideoVIDEO: The Goodman Theatre Tributes Brian Dennehy
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020

Brian Dennehy recently passed away at 81 from natural causes. Dennehy has been associated for two decades with Chicago's Goodman Theatre, where he has starred in numerous leading roles. The Goodman has released a tribute video to Dennehy.


Mark Taper Forum Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Mark Taper Forum been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Big River , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Kentucky Cycle Best Play (Tony Awards) for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and Regional Theater Tony Award (Tony Awards) .

What awards has Mark Taper Forum won?
Regional Theater Tony Award (Tony Awards).