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Odyssey Presents the U.S. Premiere of YAACOBI & LEIDENTAL Next Month Photo Odyssey Presents the U.S. Premiere of YAACOBI & LEIDENTAL Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2023

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents the U.S. premiere of Yaacobi & Leidental, a funny, provocative romp with music written by Israeli playwright Hanoch Levin and featuring songs by Alex Kagan.

Photos: Inside Look at Ron Sossi and the Odyssey Theatre Ensmeble's Production of WAK Photo Photos: Inside Look at Ron Sossi and the Odyssey Theatre Ensmeble's Production of WAKINGS!
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

Sleep, awakeness, psychosis, enlightenment, coma.¬†How thin is the veil that separates them?¬†Odyssey Theatre Ensemble¬†artistic director¬†Ron Sossi¬†explores some of the many states of human awareness with an evening of short ‚Äúmind excursions‚ÄĚ by¬†Harold Pinter¬†with¬†Robert Coover¬†and¬†Hermann Hesse. Collectively titled¬†Wakings!,¬†the metaphysical adventure begins¬†Saturday,¬†April 30, with performances continuing through June 5.

BWW Interview: Multi-Talented Actor Ron Bottitta on his roles in WAKINGS! at the Odys Photo BWW Interview: Multi-Talented Actor Ron Bottitta on his roles in WAKINGS! at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
by Shari Barrett - Apr 21, 2022

The ability to totally transform yourself into the physical, emotional and intellectual persona of another person so believably that audience members will see the character and not the actor is one of the most fascinating elements of live theatre to me. This is especially true for actors I follow, seeing them in several productions and always being surprised at the new person presented in front of me, often having nothing in common with the real personality of the actor. One such actor is Ron Bottitta, an English-born actor who has called the USA his home since 1980, who I spoke with about his characters in WAKINGS! at the Odyssey Theatre,

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble Explores States Of Consciousness With WAKINGS, April 23- Jun Photo Odyssey Theatre Ensemble Explores States Of Consciousness With WAKINGS, April 23- June 5
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 15, 2022

Sleep, awakeness, psychosis, enlightenment, coma. How thin is the veil that separates them? Odyssey Theatre Ensemble artistic director Ron Sossi explores some of the many states of human awareness with an evening of short ‚Äúmind excursions‚ÄĚ by Harold Pinter with Robert Coover and Hermann Hesse. Collectively titled Wakings!, the metaphysical adventure begins Saturday, April 23, with performances continuing through June 5.

THE SERPENT Announced At The Odyssey Theatre Photo THE SERPENT Announced At The Odyssey Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2021

The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble re-opens its re-envisioning of the Odyssey's 1969 West Coast premiere of The Serpent, the Obie award-winning play by Jean-Claude van Itallie. The production initially opened in March, 2020 as part of the Odyssey's 50th Anniversary ‚ÄúCirca '69‚ÄĚ Season, but was shuttered five days later by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

TogetherLAFestival Returns with Playwright Meet and Greets Photo TogetherLAFestival Returns with Playwright Meet and Greets
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2020

Meet the playwrights from the 2nd week of LA's first TogetherLAFestival. Presented by Alternative Theatre Los Angeles (ATLA) in association with LA Stage Alliance (LASA), a?oeTogether LA: A Virtual Stage Festivala?? is celebrating the vibrant and diverse intimate theatre scene of the greater Los Angeles area.

Alternative Theatre Los Angeles and LA Stage Alliance Present TOGETHER LA: A VIRTUAL  Photo Alternative Theatre Los Angeles and LA Stage Alliance Present TOGETHER LA: A VIRTUAL STAGE FESTIVAL
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2020

Alternative Theatre Los Angeles in association with LA Stage Alliance presents 'Together LA: A Virtual Stage Festival' celebrating the vibrant and diverse intimate theatre scene of the greater Los Angeles area. Each night starts at 7 p.m. PST, and each piece runs approximately 10 minutes. Free with Reservations.

BWW Interview: L. A. Theatres' Inventive Safer-At-Home Work-Arounds Photo BWW Interview: L. A. Theatres' Inventive Safer-At-Home Work-Arounds
by Gil Kaan - Mar 26, 2020

In these crazy, safe-distancing times; I reached out earlier this week to various heads of Los Angeles theatres to see how they and their theatre families are holding up. The replies were amazing in their quickness, numbers and uniform positivity.

Photo Flash: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble Presents THE SERPENT Photo Photo Flash: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble Presents THE SERPENT
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2020

Founding artistic director¬†Ron Sossi¬†directs a revival of¬†The Serpent¬†by¬†Jean-Claude van Itallie¬† as part of the¬†Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's¬†50th Anniversary¬†‚ÄúCirca '69‚Ä̬†Season.

Ron Sossi Re-Visits Obie Award-Winning THE SERPENT 50 Years Later Photo Ron Sossi Re-Visits Obie Award-Winning THE SERPENT 50 Years Later
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2020

Go ahead a?" take the apple. Founding artistic director Ron Sossi directs a revival of The Serpent by Jean-Claude van Itallie a?" winner of the 1969 Obie award and arguably the most successful ensemble work ever created a?" as part of the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's 50th Anniversary a?oeCirca '69a?? Season. Sossi previously directed the West Coast premiere exactly 50 years ago, in the spring of 1970, as the second production ever at the then brand-new Odyssey Theatre. The Serpent opens on March 7 at the Odyssey's current home in West L.A., where performances will continue through May 3.