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Executive Director/CEO Rachel Fine and Artistic Director Paul Crewes Photo

Executive Director/CEO Rachel Fine and Artistic Director Paul Crewes

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Tom Dugan and The Wallis Artistic Director Paul Crewes Photo

Tom Dugan and The Wallis Artistic Director Paul Crewes

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Jake Robards and Paul Crewes Photo

Jake Robards and Paul Crewes

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The Wallis Director of Production James D''Asaro, Shane Scheel, and Paul Crewes Photo

The Wallis Director of Production James D''Asaro, Shane Scheel, and Paul Crewes

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Technical Director Matt Waldron, James D''Asaro, Shane Scheel, and Paul Crewes Photo

Technical Director Matt Waldron, James D''Asaro, Shane Scheel, and Paul Crewes

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Paul Crewes News

BWW Interview: John Gould Rubin Directing Creative Cohort Joe Morton as KING LEAR Photo BWW Interview: John Gould Rubin Directing Creative Cohort Joe Morton as KING LEAR
by Gil Kaan - May 5, 2022

Next up at The Wallis, a radical reinvention of Shakespeare’s King Lear, starring Joe Morton in the titular role opens May 14, 2022 (with previews beginning May 10th). John Gould Rubin directs the cast which also includes Mark Harelik, River Gallo, Zach Solomon, Brie Eley, Emily Swallow, Rafael Jordan, Miguel Perez, Stanley Jackson, and Danielle Thorpe. John was most gracious to carve out some time of his full creative schedule to answer a few of my queries.

Joe Morton Stars in the Wallis Center's Radical Reinvention of Shakespeare's KING LEA Photo Joe Morton Stars in the Wallis Center's Radical Reinvention of Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents a radical reinvention of Shakespeare's KING LEAR, starring Emmy Award and NAACP Image Award winner Joe Morton (ABC's “Scandal,” the legendary Brother from Another Planet, Netflix's “The Politician,” Justice League) and directed by John Gould Rubin, opening Saturday, May 14 and running through Sunday, June 5, 2022, with previews May 10 through 13, in The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater.

Photos: LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Red Carpet At the Wallis Annenberg Photo Photos: LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Red Carpet At the Wallis Annenberg
by Lily Lim - Dec 6, 2021

Casting has been announced for For The Record and The Wallis' production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, the multimedia concert celebration of the beloved holiday film from Universal Pictures/Working Title, with performances from Saturday, November 27 to Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Broadway and television star Aaron Lazar (Fox's Filthy Rich, Broadway's The Last Ship, A Little Night Music, Les Misérables, and The Light in the Piazza) joins the exciting lineup of talented performers alongside singer/songwriter, musician, producer and engineer, Brian McKnight Jr., who comes from a legendary musically gifted family including famed father Brian McKnight. American Idol 4th place finalist on season 4, Anthony Fedorov, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist actor Michael Thomas Grant, and RCA recording artist Nina Nelson, member of girl group Citizen Queen (with over 30 million music video views), also join the cast for the first time. Rounding out the group of newcomers is Cheyenne Wells who starred in the recent production of Little Shop of Horrors at Pasadena Playhouse with MJ Rodriguez.

Photos: Opening Night LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At the Wallis Annenberg Photo Photos: Opening Night LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At the Wallis Annenberg
by Lily Lim - Dec 6, 2021

Casting has been announced for For The Record and The Wallis’ production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, the multimedia concert celebration of the beloved holiday film from Universal Pictures/Working Title, with performances from Saturday, November 27 to Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Broadway and television star Aaron Lazar (Fox’s Filthy Rich, Broadway’s The Last Ship, A Little Night Music, Les Misérables, and The Light in the Piazza) joins the exciting lineup of talented performers alongside singer/songwriter, musician, producer and engineer, Brian McKnight Jr., who comes from a legendary musically gifted family including famed father Brian McKnight. American Idol 4th place finalist on season 4, Anthony Fedorov, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist actor Michael Thomas Grant, and RCA recording artist Nina Nelson, member of girl group Citizen Queen (with over 30 million music video views), also join the cast for the first time. Rounding out the group of newcomers is Cheyenne Wells who starred in the recent production of Little Shop of Horrors at Pasadena Playhouse with MJ Rodriguez. 

Broadway, Film, TV, Recording Artists Join LOVE, ACTUALLY Live Cast At The Wallis Photo Broadway, Film, TV, Recording Artists Join LOVE, ACTUALLY Live Cast At The Wallis
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2021

Casting has been announced for For The Record and The Wallis' production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, the multimedia concert celebration of the beloved holiday film from Universal Pictures/Working Title, with performances from Saturday, November 27 to Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

Aaron Lazar, Brian McKnight Jr. & More to Lead the Cast of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Photo Aaron Lazar, Brian McKnight Jr. & More to Lead the Cast of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2021

Casting has been announced for For The Record and The Wallis’ production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, the multimedia concert celebration of the beloved holiday film from Universal Pictures/Working Title, with performances from Saturday, November 27 to Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

The Wallis Announces Winter-Spring Programming of Dance, Theater, Music, Cinema, and  Photo The Wallis Announces Winter-Spring Programming of Dance, Theater, Music, Cinema, and Family Events
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts announces an eclectic array of programming, including two theater world premieres, one music world premiere and one U.S. premiere, for the balance of its 2021/2022 Season that encompasses produced and presented works in dance, theater, music, family events, and cinema featuring exceptional Southern California-based artists.

LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Acclaimed Holiday Tradition Returns To The Wallis Photo LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Acclaimed Holiday Tradition Returns To The Wallis
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2021

In a year that promises particularly joyful holiday reunions, LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, the multimedia concert celebration of the beloved holiday film from Universal Pictures/Working Title, and the biggest hit in The Wallis' history, is back by popular demand as a not-to-be-missed Los Angeles tradition with performances from Saturday, November 27 to Friday, December 31, 2021.

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents ATE9 Photo Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Presents ATE9
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2021

Ate9 Dance Company returns to The Wallis with the world premiere of the feature-length work Joy, a humorous and poignant reflection on human habits and addictions, November 4, 5 and 6, 2021, 7:30 pm, in the Bram Goldsmith Theater.

The Wallis Presents The TL Collective Contemporary Dance Company Photo The Wallis Presents The TL Collective Contemporary Dance Company
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2021

The TL Collective, founded by trailblazing dancer and choreographer Micaela Taylor, makes its Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts debut with a program showcasing two of her powerful works in a two-night engagement.

Paul Crewes Videos

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with WITNESS UGANDA Co-Creators Matt Gould and Griffin Matth VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes with WITNESS UGANDA Co-Creators Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews
by Alan Henry - Feb 12, 2019

The Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts presents the West Coast premiere of The Wallis' production of WITNESS UGANDA, a groundbreaking documentary musical by Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews starring twelve-time Grammy nominee Ledisi, Jamar Williams (Wild Goose Dreams), Amber Iman (Hamilton) and Emma Hunton (Wicked), directed by Matthews with music direction by Gould, from Tuesday, February 5 - Sunday, February 24, 2019, in The Wallis's Lovelace Studio Theater. After a successful Off-Broadway run, this new and revised production documents the story of a man battling to find his place in a world full of injustice and inhumanity.

VIDEO: In Conversation With The Cast Of BLUES IN THE NIGHT VideoVIDEO: In Conversation With The Cast Of BLUES IN THE NIGHT
by Alan Henry - May 4, 2018

The Wallis production of BLUES IN THE NIGHT, conceived and directed by Sheldon Epps, starts performances next week in the intimate Lovelace Theater! Artistic Director Paul Crewes snuck into rehearsal to chat with cast members Yvette Cason, Bryce Charles, Chester Gregory, and Paulette Ivory about this exciting new production.

STAGE TUBE: Promo - Kneehigh's TRISTAN & YSEULT, Coming to Alley Theatre @ UH
by Stage Tube - Apr 20, 2015

TristanBritain's innovative and exciting theatre company Kneehigh makes their Texas debut at the Alley Theatre with a wonderfully inventive, utterly timeless, delightful tale of love. King Mark rules with his head, until he falls head over heels for his enemy's sister. Based on the ancient tale, Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult revels in forbidden desires, broken hearts and grand passions. Seen through the eyes of the 'Unloved,' Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult blends comedy, live music and tender truths in an irresistible night of love! Click below to watch a trailer for the production!