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MODERN FAMILY is Coming to Hulu & Peacock Photo MODERN FAMILY is Coming to Hulu & Peacock
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2021

The long-running hit comedy series “Modern Family” will be available to Hulu and Peacock subscribers beginning February 3, it was jointly announced today by Hulu and Peacock.

The Echo Theater Company Presents LABFest 2021 Photo The Echo Theater Company Presents LABFest 2021
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021

The Echo Theater Company will present LABFest 2021, a virtual reading festival of three new plays by Brian Otaño, Roger Q. Mason and Christopher Sullivan that were developed in the company’s 2020 Playwright’s LAB.

BWW Interview: Dan O'Brien Talks THE HOUSE IN SCARSDALE, Premiering Tonight as Part o Photo BWW Interview: Dan O'Brien Talks THE HOUSE IN SCARSDALE, Premiering Tonight as Part of PTP/NYC's Virtual Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2020

Dan O'Brien is an acclaimed playwright and poet, whose accolades include a Guggenheim Fellowship in Drama & Performance Art, the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, and more. The House in Scarsdale: a Memoir for the Stage is currently being presented in a virtual reading by PTP/NYC

3-Course Play BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER' Gets Live Streamed Reading By Echo Theater Comp Photo 3-Course Play BREAKFAST LUNCH DINNER' Gets Live Streamed Reading By Echo Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

The Echo Theater Company, named LA Weekly's a?oeBest Bet for Ballsy Original Plays,a?? presents an online reading of a three-course play with recipes by Kira Obolensky. Ingredients: a middle-class Midwestern family, a modest urban kitchen, a larger-than-life mother who visits, a striving woman, a somewhat supportive man, and a daughter named Hurricane. Mix with the world outside, the never-ending attempt to nourish and be nourished, and a 21-year time span filled with changes, both epic and ever so small.

Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA is New American Theatre's Fall 2019 Production Photo Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA is New American Theatre's Fall 2019 Production
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Critically-acclaimed Hollywood theatre company The New American Theatre (NAT) will present Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya, directed by Artistic Director Jack Stehlin, who recently was honored along with managing director/producer Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin with a career achievement award from Stage Raw. Subtitled 'Scenes from a Country Life in Four Acts,' Uncle Vanya is adapted by the company from a translation by Constance Garnett. Opening weekend begins Friday November 1 at 8pm.

Circle X Holds 15th Annual Reading Series Photo Circle X Holds 15th Annual Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2019

Circle X Theatre Co. is also proud to announce their 15th annual public reading series.

BWW Review: A Modern Day OTHELLO Finds Humor Amid the Horror of Revenge Photo BWW Review: A Modern Day OTHELLO Finds Humor Amid the Horror of Revenge
by Ellen Dostal - Feb 21, 2019

Never has the relationship between Iago and Roderigo in Shakespeare's OTHELLO stolen the show like it does in the current A Noise Within production, directed by Jessica Kubzansky. With an outwardly nonchalant Michael Manuel as the revenge seeking villain, and Jeremy Rabb, an actor who knows comedy like the back of his hand, as his unsuspecting lackey, the situational humor in Shakespeare's tragedy comes front and center. That's right, humor.

Stage Raw Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Award Recipients Photo Stage Raw Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition included productions that opened between January 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. Stage Raw is a community funded professional journalism website that was created in response to the decline of arts coverage in local mainstream and alternative media.The Awards ceremony was held Monday night, August 20, at Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street in downtown Los Angeles, hosted by Coeurage Theatre Company, and co-directed by Jer Adrianne Lelliott, Thaddeus Shafer and Lauren Ludwig. Winners notated in red below.

Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 Los Angeles Theatrical Excellence Photo Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 Los Angeles Theatrical Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2018

The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition includes productions that opened between January 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

Photo Flash: First Look at CRY IT OUT at Echo Theater Company Photo Photo Flash: First Look at CRY IT OUT at Echo Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

The Echo Theater Company presents a hilarious and deeply moving "comedy with dark edges" that takes an honest look at the absurdities of being home with a baby, the power of female friendship, the dilemma of going back to work and the effect class has on parenthood in America. Lindsay Allbaugh directs the West Coast premiere of Cry It Out by Molly Smith Metzler for a July 14 opening at Atwater Village Theatre.

Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 LOS ANGELES THEATRICAL EXCELLENCE! Photo Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 LOS ANGELES THEATRICAL EXCELLENCE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The 2018 Stage Raw Theater Awards celebrate excellence on the Los Angeles stages in venues of 99-seats or under. This fourth annual edition includes productions that opened between January 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018.

Casting Announced For L.A. Writers' Workshop Festival Photo Casting Announced For L.A. Writers' Workshop Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Center Theatre Group has announced casting for the inaugural L.A. Writers' Workshop Festival: New Plays Forged In L.A., a one day event at the Kirk Douglas Theatre celebrating some of the freshest and most exciting voices in modern American theatre. The festival will take place on June 23 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. with readings of three new plays by three L.A. Writers' Workshop participants from throughout the program's 13-year history. The readings include "A Kind of Weather" by Sylvan Oswald, "New Life" by Dan O'Brien and "How To Raise A Freeman" by Zakiyyah Alexander.

CRY IT OUT Takes Comic, Moving, Honest Look at New Motherhood Photo CRY IT OUT Takes Comic, Moving, Honest Look at New Motherhood
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

The Echo Theater Company presents a hilarious and deeply moving "comedy with dark edges" that takes an honest look at the absurdities of being home with a baby, the power of female friendship, the dilemma of going back to work and the effect class has on parenthood in America. Lindsay Allbaugh directs the West Coast premiere of Cry It Out by Molly Smith Metzler for aJuly 14 opening at Atwater Village Theatre.

LA/NY Actor and Author Tim Cummings Honored with 3rd L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award Photo LA/NY Actor and Author Tim Cummings Honored with 3rd L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

LA & NY-based actor and author Tim Cummings was honored with his third Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) Award on Monday, March 19th 2018 for his leading performance in The House in Scarsdale: A Memoir for the Stage, written by award-winning playwright, poet, and former Guggenheim fellow, Dan O'Brien.

Bloody Disgusting Announces Podcast Network
by TV News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Bloody Disgusting, the world's premiere website for horror film news and reviews, is proud to announce the Bloody Disgusting Podcast Network, the foremost horror-centric podcast network featuring a wide variety of new shows.

Boston Court Announces THE HOUSE IN SCARSDALE: A MEMOIR FOR THE STAGE BY DAN O'BRIEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Theatre @ Boston Court presents THE HOUSE IN SCARSDALE: A MEMOIRE FOR THE STAGE, a world premiere play written by Dan O'Brien and directed by Boston Court's Co-Artistic Director, Michael Michetti. The House in Scarsdale is presented on the Main Stage at Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena, CA.

POPTART! Plays TADA! Theatre This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

POPTART! is a new play by Krystle Phelps that takes a searing look at a pop star whose life unravels the night leading up to an important concert. Directed by Gwenevere Sisco, this production focuses on a diva with a major chip on her shoulder, her long-suffering personal assistant, and a washed up rock star looking for a paycheck. While not a traditional musical, the artists featured in the story perform live original music by James Parenti, Krystle Phelps, and Trish Phelps. Exploring themes of gender, race, and all things celebrity, POPTART! delves into the need to be truly heard ... even if you have nothing to say.

POPTART! to Play TADA! Theatre, 12/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

POPTART! is a new play by Krystle Phelps that takes a searing look at a pop star whose life unravels the night leading up to an important concert. Directed by Gwenevere Sisco, this production focuses on a diva with a major chip on her shoulder, her long-suffering personal assistant, and a washed up rock star looking for a paycheck. While not a traditional musical, the artists featured in the story perform live original music by James Parenti, Krystle Phelps, and Trish Phelps. Exploring themes of gender, race, and all things celebrity, POPTART! delves into the need to be truly heard ... even if you have nothing to say.

Byzantine Announces U.S. Tour with Mobile Deathcamp
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2015

Byzantine has announced plans for a month long U.S. tour with special guests Mobile Deathcamp. The West Virginian titans will be touring in support of To Release Is To Resolve, out now via CEN/RED Distribution. Dates for Byzantine's upcoming tour can be seen below.

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company Presents LET'S PLAY: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 7/31-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company presents Let's Play: A Midsummer Night's Dream by William ShDo you want to play a game? Well Shakespeare's faeries and mystical creatures are upset because last year The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company produced a certain Scottish play by their magic master… akespeare, adapted by Thomas R. Gordon.

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