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SWING! Comes to Write Act Rep Brickhouse SWING! Comes to Write Act Rep Brickhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

John Lant, Tamra Pica, in association with Write Act Repertory Theatre are pleased to present the World Premiere of SWING! by playwright Michael Antin. The show will premiere at Write Act Repertory (at The Brickhouse Theatre), April 27, 2019. There will be two preview performances April 20 & 21, 2019. (more...)

BWW Interview: Skylight's Gary Grossman Asserting His Passion Creating Safe Harbors For Nurturing New Talents
by Gil Kaan - Nov 25, 2016

Skylight Theatre's Artistic Director Gary Grossman will be honored at Skylight's SALUTE 2016 December 4 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Gary has been the driving common denominator of the Skylight Theatre Company and its previous incarnations: the Katselas Theatre company and the Camelot Artists Productions before.   (more...)

BWW Review: DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL - A PC Sunset Blvd. Gone Awry
by Gil Kaan - Aug 22, 2016

Playwright Peter Lefcourt manages to cram every current political hot topic into DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL, his two-act dramedy on the proposed re-make of the classic Sunset Boulevard. DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL's chronicling the beginnings of Gerard, an indie director's quest to cast his remake of the Gloria Swanson-starrer, has the benefit of the frequent witty one-liners, biting disses and smarting comebacks. (more...)

Theatre Planners Presents World Premiere Comedy DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

A washed-up TV actress, a former Blaxploitation movie bit player and a pre-op transgender woman compete for the role of Norma Desmond in a remake of Sunset Boulevard in the latest outrageous comedy from Emmy Award-winning TV writer / bestselling novelist / playwright Peter Lefcourt (Cafe Society). Terri Hanauerdirects the world premiere of Drama Queens from Hell, presented by Theatre Planners as a visiting production at theOdyssey Theatre beginning August 20. (more...)

Theatre Planners Presents World Premiere Comedy: DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

A washed-up TV actress, a former Blaxploitation movie bit player and a pre-op transgender woman compete for the role of Norma Desmond in a remake of Sunset Boulevard in the latest outrageous comedy from Emmy Award-winning TV writer / bestselling novelist / playwright Peter Lefcourt (Cafe Society). Terri Hanauer directs the world premiere of Drama Queens from Hell, presented by Theatre Planners as a visiting production at the Odyssey Theatre beginning August 20. (more...)

DRAMA QUEENS FROM HELL Begins in August at Odyssey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

A washed-up TV actress, a former Blaxploitation movie bit player and a pre-op transgender woman compete for the role of Norma Desmond in a remake of Sunset Boulevard in the latest outrageous comedy from Emmy Award-winning TV writer / bestselling novelist / playwright Peter Lefcourt (Cafe Society). Terri Hanauer directs the world premiere of Drama Queens from Hell, presented by Theatre Planners as a visiting production at the Odyssey Theatre beginning August 13. (more...)

PAIN Set for Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

Fresh from a SOLD OUT performance in San Diego, Paul Coates' new play PAIN will be presented in Hollywood at the Nationally recognized, award-winning Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy, with two performances (3:00 pm and 7:00 pm) today, November 7th.  (more...)

PAIN Set for Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Fresh from a SOLD OUT performance in San Diego, Paul Coates' new play PAIN will be presented in Hollywood at the Nationally recognized, award-winning Los Angeles City College Theatre Academy, with two performances (3:00 pm and 7:00 pm) on November 7th.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Musical Theatre Guild's One-Night-Only BONNIE & CLYDE in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2015

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, opened their 2015-2016 season with the Los Angeles premiere of the 2011 Broadway musical BONNIE AND CLYDE. The one-night-only concert took place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre, (currently celebrating its 90th Anniversary), on Sunday, September 20th at 7:00 PM. Scroll down for a look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of MTG's BONNIE AND CLYDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will open their 2015-2016 season with the Los Angeles premiere of the 2011 Broadway musical BONNIE AND CLYDE. The one-night-only concert will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre, (currently celebrating its 90th Anniversary), on Sunday, September 20th at 7:00 PM. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in costume! (more...)

Musical Theatre Guild Launches Season With LA Premiere of BONNIE AND CLYDE, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will open their 2015-2016 season with the Los Angeles premiere of the 2011 Broadway musical BONNIE AND CLYDE.  The one-night-only concert will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre, (currently celebrating its 90th Anniversary), on Sunday, September 20th at 7:00 PM. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CABARET Boasts Outstanding Performances in an Intimate Setting at the San Pedro Theatre Club
by Shari Barrett - May 30, 2014

The San Pedro Theatre Club presents CABARET, a musical based on a book written by Christopher Isherwood, with music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb. The production is directed by Drew Fitzsimmons and Victoria Miller, who also choreographed, with music directed by Leslie Sharp. The intimate 78-seat theater allows the actors to interact with the audience on several occasions, making it really feel as if we are inside the small German cabaret rather than watching a show about it. (more...)

BEND IN THE ROAD, Based on ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, Premieres 9/15 at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

Bend in the Road, a new family musical based on Anne of Green Gables, has been set for a limited engagement at the Carrie Hamilton Theatre (upstairs at The Pasadena Playhouse) in Pasadena. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Williams' Eccentricities in Rep @ A Noise Within
by Don Grigware - Apr 20, 2011

1948's Summer and Smoke was rewritten in the 60s by Tennessee Williams and what resulted was a more clearly structured/themed play with the same central characters entitled The Eccentricities of a Nightingale. Music teacher Miss Alma, daughter of an Episcopalean minister, was passionately in love with her neighbor young Dr. John Buchanan and when that love was unrequited rather than become a miserable spinster, she turned to prostitution. Now in a rare and lovely production of the refined play @ A Noise Within, Williams poetic spirit is alive and well in Miss Alma, the Spanish word for soul. (more...)

ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Plays A Noise Within, Opens 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2011

In a year marking the 100th anniversary of Tennessee Williams' birth, A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents the celebrated playwright's THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE, an ode to fragile beauty, directed by Damaso Rodriguez, opening Saturday, March 19 and running through Saturday, May 28, 2011 (previews begin Saturday, March 12). (more...)

ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE Plays A Noise Within, Opens 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2011

In a year marking the 100th anniversary of Tennessee Williams' birth, A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, presents the celebrated playwright's THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE, an ode to fragile beauty, directed by Damaso Rodriguez, opening Saturday, March 19 and running through Saturday, May 28, 2011 (previews begin Saturday, March 12). (more...)

MTG Presents ONE TOUCH OF VENUS 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2011

The award-winning Musical Theatre Guild, a company of professional performers who present concert-staged readings of seldom seen musicals, will continue its 15th season with Kurt Weill and Ogden Nash's 1943 rare classic ONE TOUCH OF VENUS. (more...)

MTG Presents ONE TOUCH OF VENUS 2/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2011

The award-winning Musical Theatre Guild, a company of professional performers who present concert-staged readings of seldom seen musicals, will continue its 15th season with Kurt Weill and Ogden Nash's 1943 rare classic ONE TOUCH OF VENUS. (more...)

Cast Announced for Musical Theatre Guild's Upcoming 70, GIRLS, 70
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2010

The Musical Theatre Guild has announced casting for its upcoming production of Kander & Ebb's 70, GIRLS, 70 which will play the Alex Theatre on Monday, September 20 at 7:30 PM and the Thousand Oaks on Sunday, September 26. (more...)

MTG Opens 15th Season With 70, GIRLS, 70 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2010

The award-winning Musical Theatre Guild, a company of professional performers who present concert-staged readings of seldom seen musicals, will open its 15th season with a 40th Anniversary staging of John Kander and Fred Ebb's charming 70, GIRLS, 70. (more...)

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