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5-Star Theatricals Performs OLIVER! in October

5-STAR THEATRICALS has announced the third and final show of its 2023-2024 season, OLIVER! Learn more about the musical and find out how to get tickets here!

World Premiere of ELEPHANT SHAVINGS Extended at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble has extended the world premiere Elephant Shavings through October 8. Learn how to purchase tickets.

Odyssey Theatre to Present L.A. Premiere of BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA Starring Arye Gross and Jacqueline Misaye

Experience the L.A. premiere of 'Birds of North America' at Odyssey Theatre, starring Arye Gross and Jacqueline Misaye. Directed by Peter Richards, the play delves into the complex relationship between a father and daughter against the backdrop of nature and climate change.

Interview: OTE's Ron Sossi Carves Out Some ELEPHANT SHAVINGS & Lots More

Next up for the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, the world premiere of OTE’s Artistic Director Ron Sossi’s Elephant Shavings opening August 19, 2023 (with previews beginning August 16th). Ron directs his script with the cast of: Denise Blasor, Diana Cignoni, Jack Geren, Jeff LeBeau, Cameron Meyer and Giovanna Neilan. Ron took some time from his Odyssey multi-tasking to answer a few of my queries.

ELEPHANT SHAVINGS World Premiere to be Presented by Odyssey Theatre in August

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble will present “a lazy person’s guide to enlightenment” written and directed by Odyssey Theatre Ensemble artistic director Ron Sossi and set within the walls of West L.A.’s Odyssey Theatre complex.

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's Live 'Music at the Odyssey' Series Returns This Month

Bass player John Snow returns to curate, music direct and emcee Odyssey Theatre Ensemble’s live Music at the Odyssey series this month.

Sharon Barr and Mehrnaz Mohammadi to Take Part in Odyssey's 'Thresholds Of Invention'

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's ongoing Thresholds of Invention series, curated by actor, director, musician and performance artist Tony Abatemarco, presents new works-in-progress by Sharon Barr and Mehrnaz Mohammadi in July.

Wake Up With BWW 6/26: Broadway's Upcoming Summer/Fall Shows, and More!

Today's top stories: Find out what's coming to Broadway this summer and full, Sara Bareilles will hold a benefit concert to save Rockwood Music Hall, and more!

Review: ACCOMMODATION, a World Premiere Guest Production at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

Certainly, those of us who have been (or currently are) school teachers, administrators, and counselors will recognize the clashes and motivations expressed in Burdick’s exploration of the challenges of pursuing a profession meant for those who deeply care about the welfare of students, even in the face of overwhelming odds. And caring parents and students will no doubt identify with trying to make the best out of what can only be described as a bad situation seemingly out of their control. In other words, this is a play everyone should see and thank your teachers in your hearts and minds afterwards.

'Dance at the Odyssey' 2023 Summer Mini-Fest Offers Nine World Premieres in Six Days

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble’s ongoing Dance at the Odyssey series, curated by series founder Barbara Mueller-Wittmann, has established West L.A.’s Odyssey Theatre as the go-to place to view contemporary dance.

CINDERELLA to be Presented by 5-Star Theatricals This Summer

5-STAR THEATRICALS has announced the second show of its 2023-2024 season, the nine-time Tony nominated, revised 2013 Broadway version of the impossibly magical musical, CINDERELLA.

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces REFOCUS PROJECT, SEASON THREE

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the third season of The Refocus Project, its multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon. This year's series of readings will feature Asian American and Pacific Islander playwrights: Prince Gomolvilas, Velina Hasu Houston, Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, and Anuvab Pal.

Ireland's Fishamble to Bring THE HUMOURS OF BANDON To Odyssey Theatre For Three Performances

'Don't be afraid of that floor, hammer it!' Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and Fishamble: The New Play Company in association with Solas Nua will present writer/performer Margaret Mc Auliffe in The Humours of Bandon, an award-winning coming-of-age story for anyone who had a childhood passion that threatened to overwhelm their life.

Review: PICNIC at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

This production of Inge’s play (also a 1955 movie) has its moments while consistently delivering the longing, the dissatisfaction and, yes, also the sensuality that PICNIC offers up. ur critic think of PICNIC at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble?

MUSIC AT THE ODYSSEY Show Sells Out, Second Evening Of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Cole Porter Added

With the performance on Friday, March 31 sold out, Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's Music at the Odyssey series has added a second evening of music from Rodgers and Hammerstein and Cole Porter on Friday, April 28.

Photos: Odyssey Theatre's Revival Of PICNIC Opens Tonight

Picnic, the sensual, passionate and delightfully funny Pulitzer Prize winning play by William Inge, opens tonight at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble in an all-new production directed John Farmanesh-Bocca. Check out the photos, below.

Interview: Director John Farmanesh-Bocca On His Vision For PICNIC By William Inge

John Farmanesh-Bocca is a multi-award-winning physical theatre director, the Founding Artistic Director of both Not Man Apart - Physical Theatre Ensemble (2005-2015) and Shakespeare Santa Monica (2003-2014). Now he has shifted gears to go on a search for America by directing the sensual, passionate, and delightfully funny Pulitzer Prize winning play Picnic by William Inge, with his version featuring an entirely Black American cast. I decided to speak with him about his vision for presenting the quintessentially American play and the unique challenges faced while shifting gears from physical movement to character development.

Photos: First Look At The U.S. Premiere Of YAACOBI & LEIDENTAL At The Odyssey Theatre

First look photos! Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents the U.S. premiere of Yaacobi & Leidental, a funny, provocative romp with music written by Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin featuring songs by Alex Kagan, opened over the weekend in Los Angeles. Tel Aviv-based director Yonatan Esterkin helms a new translation by Naaman Tamuz that was recently commissioned by the Levin estate, and Nisha Sujatha Arunasalam is music director.

THE BELLE'S STRATAGEM Opens at Cal State Fullerton This Month

Written in 1780, Hannah Cowley's rom-com romp is a witty parody that upends the conventional gender norms and marital expectations of eighteenth-century English society. The “belles” at the center of the play concoct two distinct stratagems, or ruses, to change the minds of the men in their lives and subvert the status quo.

Odyssey's THRESHHOLDS OF INVENTION Performance Series Presents Sandra Tsing Loh, Michael Kearns In April

Threshholds of Invention is Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's new series, curated by actor, director, musician and performance artist Tony Abatemarco, of first looks at pieces-in-progress by prominent L.A. visionaries working in pop-up form. Next up in April: new work by Sandra Tsing Loh and Michael Kearns.

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