BWW Review: Antaeus' Sly & Wicked LITTLE FOXES Slay!BWW Review: Antaeus' Sly & Wicked LITTLE FOXES Slay!
by Gil Kaan - Oct 27, 2018

Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES receives a stunning, STUNNING mounting by the always dependable Antaeus Theatre Company. Helmed with much precision by director Cameron Watson, the two-and-a-half-hour, two-intermission, three-act simply whizzes by, packed with Hellman's wonderful words coming out of the most capable troupe of actors, all. (more...)

Antaeus Opens 2018-19 Season With THE LITTLE FOXESAntaeus Opens 2018-19 Season With THE LITTLE FOXES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Antaeus Theatre Company opens its 2018-19 season with an epic drama about a Southern family in crisis directed by Cameron Watson (award-winning Antaeus productions of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Picnic, Top Girls). Kristin Couture, John DeMita, Judy Louise Johnson, Mike McShane, Rob Nagle, Calvin Picou, Deborah Puette, Jocelyn Towne, Timothy Adam Venable and William L. Warren star in The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman, opening Oct. 25 at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances will continue through Dec. 10. Low-priced previews begin Oct. 18. (more...)

Antaeus Opens 2018-19 Season With THE LITTLE FOXESAntaeus Opens 2018-19 Season With THE LITTLE FOXES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Antaeus Theatre Company opens its 2018-19 season with an epic drama about a Southern family in crisis directed by Cameron Watson (award-winning Antaeus productions of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Picnic, Top Girls). Kristin Couture, John DeMita, Judy Louise Johnson, Mike McShane, Rob Nagle, Calvin Picou, Deborah Puette, Jocelyn Towne, Timothy Adam Venable and William L. Warren star in The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman, opening Oct. 25 at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances will continue through Dec. 10. Low-priced previews begin Oct. 18. (more...)

Antaeus Opens 2018-19 Season With THE LITTLE FOXESAntaeus Opens 2018-19 Season With THE LITTLE FOXES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Antaeus Theatre Company opens its 2018-19 season with an epic drama about a Southern family in crisis directed by Cameron Watson (award-winning Antaeus productions of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Picnic, Top Girls). Kristin Couture, John DeMita, Judy Louise Johnson, Mike McShane, Rob Nagle, Calvin Picou, Deborah Puette, Jocelyn Towne, Timothy Adam Venable and William L. Warren star in The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman, opening Oct. 25 at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances will continue through Dec. 10. Low-priced previews begin Oct. 18. (more...)

BWW Review: West Coast Premiere of PURE CONFIDENCE Races to the Top of the Pack
by Shari Barrett - Apr 18, 2017

Since I left the theater last Sunday, I have been singing 'Camptown Races' (sometimes referred to as 'Camptown Ladies'), a comic song written by Stephen Foster, known as the father of American music who was considered the pre-eminent songwriter in the United States of the 19th century. Appropriately, the song was published in 1850 in Foster's Plantation Melodies, making it the perfect theme song for PURE CONFIDENCE, a play set in the high-stakes world of Civil War-era horse racing. This surprisingly funny and daring story takes a look at the complexity of race relations, love and dignity in the second half of the nineteenth century. Against a vivid backdrop of fast horses, gritty racetracks and high-stakes betting, it's an extraordinary tale of human triumphs and failings. (more...)

Nominations Announced for 2017 Stage Raw Theatre Awards, Hosted by Vanessa & French Stewart
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Stage Raw announces the nominations for its third annual awards show 'A Wake and Sing!,' coming Monday, May 15 to Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 S. Spring Street, Downtown. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Winners For Theatrical Achievement In 2016
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 48th annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre tonight, Monday, March 20, at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Special Award of Achievement to Honor Gordon Davidson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle is proud to announce a new special award to be presented at its upcoming awards ceremony on March 20: The Gordon Davidson Award for distinguished contribution to the Los Angeles theatrical community. The award is sponsored by the Center Theatre Group, where Gordon Davidson served as the founding Artistic Director from 1967 to 2005, and will be presented this year to Pro99. (more...)

Darren Criss, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and More Among 48th Annual LADCC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) has announced its nominations and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles, Orange County and Ventura County theatre for the year 2016 (Dec. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2016). (more...)

BWW Review: PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET Looks Deeply into Family Relationships and Personal Identity
by Shari Barrett - Sep 11, 2016

The heart of the story in Wendy Graf's world premiere play PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET centers on a young woman's journey to self-awareness as she learns to separate herself from her identity as the twin of a young man who should have been able to achieve greatness due to his social standing and upbringing as the "star" of his close-knit Jewish family. Seen through the lens of upper middle-class privilege where a favored son is seen as perfect in every way, we are taken on the journey through his life and how his presence affects each of his family members, both uniting and dividing them as they struggle to reconcile their relationships. (more...)

Photo Flash: Electric Footlights' DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET Opens
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2016

It's been years since he disappeared, but Emily Diamond is still haunted by dreams of her twin brother, Becket. Kiff Scholl directs the world premiere of Please Don't Ask About Becket, an enthralling family drama by Wendy Graf (All American Girl, No Word In Guyanese for Me) opening August 20 in an Electric Footlightsproduction at the Sacred Fools Theater Black Box. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Jacobson Waxes Poetic on Theatre, Church & Playwriting
by Gil Kaan - Aug 15, 2016

Prolific playwright Tom Jacobson will have the world premiere of his latest theatrical work CAPTAIN OF THE BIBLE QUIZ TEAM opening August 27, 2016  (weekends only) through October 3, 2016.  This immersive piece (with the audience as the congregation) will be presented at venues to include the Lutheran Church of the Master, St. Matthew's Lutheran Church and Hollywood Lutheran Church.   (more...)

Rob Nagle, Deborah Puette to Lead PLEASE DON'T ASK ABOUT BECKET at Sacred Fools Theater Black Box
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

It's been years since he disappeared, but Emily Diamond is still haunted by dreams of her twin brother, Becket. Kiff Scholl directs the world premiere of Please Don't Ask About Becket, an enthralling family drama by Wendy Graf (All American Girl, No Word In Guyanese for Me) opening August 20 in an Electric Footlights production at the Sacred Fools Theater Black Box. (more...)

BWW Review: Antaeus Transforms CLOUD 9 into a Resounding 10!
by Gil Kaan - Mar 14, 2016

Caryl Churchill's 1982 Obie Award-winning CLOUD 9 receives a hilarious, yet heartstring-tugging revitalization from the always reliable Antaeus Theatre Company. Casey Stangl expertly directs her very talented cast as they skillfully navigate the complexities of each undertaking dual roles. What an incredible showcase for these actors to display their diverse acting ranges. (more...)

Casey Stangl to Helm CLOUD 9 at Antaeus, 3/10-4/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Sex and gender. Race and power. Politics and family. Plus Queen Victoria! Antaeus Theatre Company presents Caryl Churchill's outrageous, hilarious and bitingly satirical Cloud 9 in a fully partner-cast production. Casey Stangl directs for a March 10 opening at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo, with low-priced previews beginning March 3. (more...)

10th Annual NBCUniversal Short Film Festival Reveals Winners
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

The NBCUniversal Short Film Festival announced its 2015 award winners at its West Coast festival finale at the Director's Guild of America in Hollywood Wednesday, followed by a red carpet after-party, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the festival. (more...)

Echo Theater Cancel's Tommy Smith's GHOST LIGHT After Playwright Urges Public and Media to Boycott The Production
by Michael Dale - Oct 4, 2015

The playwright had begun urging audiences and the media not to attend or cover the production, claiming, 'I literally have had my play stolen from me.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Echo Theater's West Coast Premiere of AMERICAN FALLS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

The Echo Theater Company introduces L.A. audiences to playwright Miki Johnson when Chris Fields directs the West Coast premiere of AMERICAN FALLS, opening tonight, September 11 at the Echo's Atwater Village Theatrehome. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Echo Theater Company's West Coast Premiere of AMERICAN FALLS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2015

'In American Falls, a doctor can live next to a shoe salesman, and a shoe salesman can be an Indian.' The Echo Theater Company introduces L.A. audiences to playwright Miki Johnson when Chris Fields directs the West Coast premiere of American Falls, opening tonight, Sept. 11 at the Echo's Atwater Village Theatre home. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Echo Theater Company's GHOST LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Echo Theater Company will stage the world premiere of Tommy Smith's GHOST LIGHT, directed by Chris Fields and starring Deborah Puette. Performances run Aug. 5 - 27 at Atwater Village Theatre (Wednesdays at 8 p.m.: Aug. 5, 12, 26 - dark Aug. 19) -(Thursday at 8 p.m.: Aug. 27.) (more...)

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