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Winners Named for The Blank Theatre's 30th Anniversary Young Playwright's Festival
by Marissa Tomeo - May 3, 2022


The plays are divided up into weekly offerings of three plays and, for only the second time, an additional fifth week offering — a feature called YPF Plus (YPF+). The play Venus, and What Else is Nocturnal is nearly ready for professional production and will bridge The Blank’s YPF and Living Room Series programs.

The Blank Theatre's 27th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Announces Winners
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2019


Now celebrating its 27th Anniversary, The Blank Theatre's Nationwide Young Playwrights Festival has chosen 12 plays by playwrights aged 14 19 from six different states. These plays will be presented by professional actors and directors in this year's Festival at The Blank's YPF Pop-Up Playhouse in Hollywood from June 6 30.

NUDE/NAKED Returns Tonight
by Julie Musbach - Jan 25, 2019


NUDE/NAKED, playwright Paul Hoan Zeidler's captivating and unique examination of the dangers--and new tools--of the mob mentality, has been honored at the Stanley Drama Awards, earned a semi-finalist spot at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and received high praise from The Royal High Court Theatre in London, which called it "mesmerizing." Now Lightning Rod Theater will give NUDE/NAKED its world premiere, playing from January 19 to February 17 at the McCadden Place Theatre in Hollywood.

Award-Winning Play NUDE/NAKED To Premiere In L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019


NUDE/NAKED, playwright Paul Hoan Zeidler's captivating and unique examination of the dangers and new tools of the mob mentality, has been honored at the Stanley Drama Awards, earned a semi-finalist spot at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and received high praise from The Royal High Court Theatre in London, which called it mesmerizing. Now Lightning Rod Theater will give NUDE/NAKED its world premiere, playing from January 18 to February 17 at the McCadden Place Theatre in Hollywood.

NUDE/NAKED Premieres This Week in LA
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2019


NUDE/NAKED, playwright Paul Hoan Zeidler's captivating and unique examination of the dangers--and new tools--of the mob mentality, has been honored at the Stanley Drama Awards, earned a semi-finalist spot at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and received high praise from The Royal High Court Theatre in London, which called it "mesmerizing." Now Lightning Rod Theater will give NUDE/NAKED its world premiere, playing from January 18 to February 17 at the McCadden Place Theatre in Hollywood.

Award-Winning Play NUDE/NAKED To Premiere In L.A.
by Julie Musbach - Jan 2, 2019


NUDE/NAKED, playwright Paul Hoan Zeidler's captivating and unique examination of the dangers and new tools of the mob mentality, has been honored at the Stanley Drama Awards, earned a semi-finalist spot at the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference and received high praise from The Royal High Court Theatre in London, which called it mesmerizing. Now Lightning Rod Theater will give NUDE/NAKED its world premiere, playing from January 18 to February 17 at the McCadden Place Theatre in Hollywood.

SOFT POWER, Kathleen Marshall and More Nominated for 2019 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2018


The nominees for the 29th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were announced this week.

The Blank Theatre's 26th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Announces 2018 Winners
by A.A. Cristi - May 2, 2018


Now celebrating its 26th Anniversary, The Blank Theatre's Nationwide Young Playwrights Festival has chosen 12 plays by playwrights aged 15-19 from seven different states. These plays will be presented by professional actors and directors in this year's Festival at The Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood May 31-June 24.

Road Theatre Company Extends A DELICATE SHIP
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2018


THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, announce that the second show of its 2017-2018 season, the critically acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS CHOICE), west coast premiere of A DELICATE SHIP, written by acclaimed playwright Anna Ziegler (Actually) and directed by Andre Barron (Edward Albee's The Play About the Baby) is EXTENDING through SATURDAY, MARCH 24 at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.

Photo Flash: First Look at Ensemble Theatre Company's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by Stephi Wild - Feb 10, 2018


ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson. Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence star in this deeply moving and thought-provoking story about how the political divide tears apart an American family. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews on Thursday, February 8, opens on Saturday, February 10, and runs through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.

THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at Ensemble Theatre Company
by Maggie Yates - Feb 6, 2018


In an era defined by a population split by divergent ideologies and heated, propagandistic rhetoric, in which productive discussion about political issues seems impossible, Ensemble presents Anthony Giardina's 'City of Conversation,' a play that brings both sides of the political agenda to the dinner table.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at Ensemble Theatre Company
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2018


Ensemble Theatre Company has announced the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson. Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence star in this deeply moving and thought-provoking story about how the political divide tears apart an American family. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews on Thursday, February 8, opens on Saturday, February 10, and runs through Sunday, February 25, 2018 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara.

Photo Flash: First Look at the West Coast Premiere of A DELICATE SHIP at The Road
by Stephi Wild - Jan 20, 2018


The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the second show of its 2017-2018 season, the west coast premiere of A DELICATE SHIP, written by acclaimed playwright Anna Ziegler (Actually) and directed by Andre Barron (Edward Albee's The Play About the Baby). A DELICATE SHIP will begin previews on Saturday, January 13 at 8pm; will open on Friday, January 19 at 8pm and run through Sunday, March 11 at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.

Road Theatre Company to Present West Coast Debut of Anna Ziegler's A DELICATE SHIP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018


The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director, together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the second show of its 2017-2018 season, the west coast premiere of A DELICATE SHIP, written by acclaimed playwright Anna Ziegler (Actually) and directed by Andre Barron (Edward Albee's The Play About the Baby).

Meredith Baxter and Sharon Lawrence to Star in THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
by Julie Musbach - Jan 11, 2018


ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY is thrilled to announce the third show of its 2017-2018 Season, the 2014-2015 Outer Critics Circle & Drama Desk award nominee for Best Play, THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, written by Anthony Giardina and directed by Cameron Watson.

Road Theatre Company to Present West Coast Debut of Anna Ziegler's A DELICATE SHIP
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017


The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director, together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, present the second show of its 2017-2018 season, the west coast premiere of A DELICATE SHIP, written by acclaimed playwright Anna Ziegler (Actually) and directed by Andre Barron (Edward Albee's The Play About the Baby).

Photo Flash: First Look- Colony Theatre Company's THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX
by Sally Henry Fuller - Feb 15, 2015


The Colony Theatre presents the fourth production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX by Catherine Bush, directed by Brian Shnipper. THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX will preview on Wednesday, February 11; Thursday, February 12; and Friday, February 13 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, February 14 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, March 15.

Colony Theatre to Present THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX, Begin. 2/11
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 20, 2015


The Colony Theatre will present the fourth production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX by Catherine Bush, directed by Brian Shnipper. THE ROAD TO APPOMATTOX will preview on Wednesday, February 11; Thursday, February 12; and Friday, February 13 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, February 14 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, March 15.

Blank Theatre Announces 2014 Young Playwrights Festival Winners
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 30, 2014


Now celebrating its 22nd Anniversary, The Blank Theatre's Nationwide Young Playwrights Festival has chosen 12 plays by young playwrights aged 16 - 19, from seven different states. These plays will be presented by professional actors and directors in this year's festival at The Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood, June 5 - 29.

The Road Theatre Co. Kicks Off Fourth Annual Summer Playwrights Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013


THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They are thrilled to announce in this, their 22nd season, the fourth annual SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL.

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