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THE TEMPEST: An Immersive Experience Comes to The Shakespeare Center LA

The Shakespeare Center LA and After Hours Theatre Company announce the premiere of The Tempest: An Immersive Experience, a fully reimagined immersive performance based on William Shakespeare's The Tempest.  The director is Ben Donenberg, Shakespeare Center LA Artistic Director; Graham Wetterhahn is the Producing Artistic Director at After Hours Theatre Company. 
Liza Minnelli LIVE IN NEW YORK 1979 to Be Released In Ultimate 3-CD Edition and 2-LP Set

Start spreading the news.  On July 1, Real Gone Music and Second Disc Records will revisit a landmark album recorded in the heart of New York, New York by one of the most extraordinary entertainers of all time, Liza Minnelli's electrifying Live in New York 1979. 
BWW Feature: CIRCA HOSTS PRE-GRAMMY GIFTING DRIVE-UP EVENT

In Partnership with Circa’s Steakhouse, Barry’s Downtown Prime, Dubois Penlin & Associates, a Pre-GRAMMY Award Drive-Up Event was held to distribute 75 curated gift bags to GRAMMY Award nominees and presenters.
VIDEO: Effies Unite on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with everything Effie with DREAMGIRLS Lillias White, Roz Ryan and Kecia-Lewis Evans.
All The Way West Productions to Pay Tribute to Toni Morrison and Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of 'The Bluest Eye'

The Toni Morrison Tribute Gala and production of The Bluest Eye will light up the Hudson Backstage Theatre on Friday, January 24. Following the theatrical adaptation, join playwright Lydia R. Diamond, Actor Obba Babatundé, Actress Ann Marie Johnson, and Director Bernadette Speakes for an intimate discussion of Mrs. Morrison and her work. Appetizers, dessert, & wine reception immediately following.
Line-Ups Set For 6th Annual Actors Fund Benefit Concert Weekend

Cabaret is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, benefit concert weekend for The Actors Fund, is back for the 6th year in a row. Conceived and Directed by David Galligan, the 3-night event is presented by Fraser Entertainment Group. All proceeds benefit The Actors Fund.
Obba Babatundé Will Recur on Hulu's LITTLE FIRES EVERYWHERE

Deadline reports that actor Obba Babatundé will recur opposite Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Rosemarie DeWitt and Joshua Jackson in Hulu's upcoming limited series Little Fires Everywhere.
Lea Michele, Erich Bergen And More Join Darren Criss In Center Theatre Group's 'A Grand Night' Benefit

Center Theatre Group has announced additional performers and two special guests for 'A Grand Night,' a one-night-only event on Monday, April 22 featuring a 5:30 p.m. pre-show reception in the Ahmanson lobby, a 7 p.m. performance in the Mark Taper Forum and a post-show gala dinner on the stage of the Ahmanson Theatre. Tickets are also available for the performance only starting at $100.
Center Theatre Group Announces A GRAND NIGHT Benefit this April featuring Darren Criss, Zooey Deschanel, Adam Pascal and More

Center Theatre Group announced "A Grand Night," a special one-night-only event on Monday, April 22 featuring a 5:30p.m. pre-show reception in the Ahmanson lobby, a 7p.m. performance in the Mark Taper Forum and a post-show gala dinner on the stage of the Ahmanson Theatre.
Center Theatre Group Announces A GRAND NIGHT Benefit

Center Theatre Group announced "A Grand Night," a special one-night-only event on Monday, April 22 featuring a 5:30p.m. pre-show reception in the Ahmanson lobby, a 7p.m. performance in the Mark Taper Forum and a post-show gala dinner on the stage of the Ahmanson Theatre.
Dizzy's Club Coca-cola Presents Once In A Lifetime: Obba Babtundé And Friends

Obba Babatunde's expansive career spans over four decades and his uncanny ability to captivate his audiences has made him a memorable presence in film, television and on the stage. For his Once in a Lifetime evening at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola he has created a dynamic and surprise-filled program. Join him as he takes us back in time to the great jazz era of nightclub performing reminiscent of the legendary artists of that period.
Megan Hilty, Marrisa Jaret Winokur, and Jane Alexander to Star in 'It's a Wonderful Lifetime' Holiday Films

Lifetime has announced the network's It's a Wonderful Lifetime lineup, which features 14 all-new original movies and nine acquired films. Starring in these films includes a slew of Broadway stars such as Megan Hilty, Marrisa Jaret Winokur, and Jane Alexander.
CBS Announces Season Finale Storylines For 2017 - 2018

CBS announced today the season finale storylines for 2017-2018, featuring big reveals, dramatic conclusions and pending nuptials!
Photo Flash: A Look Inside The 28th Annual L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards

The 28th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were presented on Monday, January 29, at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown LA.
UNC School of the Arts to Present BLACK MAGIC at National Black Theatre Festival

An award-winning play written by a 2017 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) will be presented Aug. 1 and 2 at the National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF) in Winston-Salem.
UNC School of the Arts to Present BLACK MAGIC at National Black Theatre Festival

An award-winning play written by a 2017 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) will be presented Aug. 1 and 2 at the National Black Theatre Festival (NBTF) in Winston-Salem.
Showtime Lights Up the Fourth of July with I'M DYING UP HERE

In celebration of Fourth of July weekend, SHOWTIME is giving viewers nationwide an opportunity to sample the first five episodes of the revealing new drama series I'M DYING UP HERE for free, starting today.
BWW Review: Ebony Rep's FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is the Summer Party You Don't Want to Miss

FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its successful Broadway run in an out-and-out stellar revival at Ebony Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. It's the summer party you don't want to miss!
BWW Interview: Clarke Peters, Creator of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE, Talks About the Production at ERT, Louis Jordan and Whether LA Will Ever Become A "Theatre City"

Actor/singer/writer/director Clarke Peters first debuted FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE in the United Kingdom in 1990. Two years later it premiered on Broadway and ran for 445 performances. Over the last several years, FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE has been produced across the United States and the United Kingdom. On May 19, a refreshed version of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE premiered at the Ebony Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles. I caught up with Peters to talk about the production, Louis Jordan and whether LA will ever become a "theatre city."
Ebony Repertory Theatre presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE Starring Obba Babatundé

Ebony Repertory Theatre (ERT - Producing Artistic Director, Wren T. Brown) presents FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE starring Emmy Award-winner Obba Babatunde (Dreamgirls - Tony Award nomination, Broadway's Chicago, CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful) as 'Nomax.'

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