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The Fabulous Chickies Return in Concert to Benefit The Actors Fund This Month Photo The Fabulous Chickies Return in Concert to Benefit The Actors Fund This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021

‚ÄúThe Fabulous Chickies In Concert-a Benefit For The Actors Fund‚Ä̬† will be live streamed on Friday, April 30, 2021 at 5 PM PST/8 PM EST.

Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December Photo Porchlight Shares Free And Premium Events In December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020

Tickets for each of the online events are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org. Links are available for viewing 72 hours after purchase.  Porchlight also announces the return of the popular series celebrating the 90th birthday of Stephen Sondheim, Sondheim@90 Roundtable with Michael Weber. The series returns Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. CST with a discussion on Road Show with guests Deanna Dunagan, Chris Jones and Michael Mahler.

BWW Interview: At Home With Michele Brourman (and Her Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg) Photo BWW Interview: At Home With Michele Brourman (and Her Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg)
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 23, 2020

Like the woman in her recently released tribute, Michele Brourman is small of physical stature, but enormous of greatness

Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming Photo Porchlight Music Theatre Announces Fall 2020 Virtual Programming
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its schedule for fall 2020, offering a variety of free and pay-to-view options for virtual experiences.

THE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT to Benefit The Actor's Fund Photo THE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT to Benefit The Actor's Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

a?oeTHE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT - A BENEFIT FOR THE ACTORS FUNDa?? will be live streamed on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 5 PM Pacific on the Actors Fund YouTube channel.

VIDEO: The Valley Villagers Choir Performs 'The Story Goes On' Photo VIDEO: The Valley Villagers Choir Performs 'The Story Goes On'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

The Valley Villagers Choir had to stop rehearsing and performing together when the Covid pandemic hit. But that hasn't stopped their leaders from getting people to keep singing. Founders Eric Andrist and Jeff Rizzo created a 'virtual' division for the choir and recently released their second virtual choir video, this time for Grandparent's Day. 

BWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Musical Theatre Guild Photo BWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Musical Theatre Guild
by Cary Ginell - Feb 22, 2020

A typical mismatched wedding between a Jewish bride and a Catholic groom gets turned on its ear when a shocking revelation stuns the wedding party. This unfairly neglected 2015 musical gets new life with a winning performance (in a staged reading) by Musical Theatre Guild at the Alex Theater in Glendale.

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Comes to Glendale's Alex Theatre Photo IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Comes to Glendale's Alex Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will continue their 24th Anniversary season with IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU. The one-night-only concert will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, February 16, 2020, at 7:00 PM.

Line-Ups Set For 6th Annual Actors Fund Benefit Concert Weekend Photo Line-Ups Set For 6th Annual Actors Fund Benefit Concert Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Cabaret is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, benefit concert weekend for The Actors Fund, is back for the 6th year in a row. Conceived and Directed by David Galligan, the 3-night event is presented by Fraser Entertainment Group. All proceeds benefit The Actors Fund.

Cast Announced For June 24th's Evening Of Classic Broadway At Rockwell Photo Cast Announced For June 24th's Evening Of Classic Broadway At Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Fraser Entertainment Group's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY returns to Rockwell Table and Stage in Los Angeles. The show tune songfest will take place on Monday, June 24th at 8PM (doors open at 6:30). Rockwell is offering a 25% discount for all June shows with the code PRIDE25.

Photo Flash: Musical Theatre Guild Presents SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Photo Photo Flash: Musical Theatre Guild Presents SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, concluded their 23rd Anniversary season with SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, the Pulitzer Prize winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. The one-night-only concert took place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM. 

SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE To Conclude MTG's 23rd Season Photo SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE To Conclude MTG's 23rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2019

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will conclude their 23rd Anniversary season with SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, the Pulitzer Prize winning musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. The one-night-only concert will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM.

MTG REWIND Revisits The Best Of MTG In A Special Benefit Concert Photo MTG REWIND Revisits The Best Of MTG In A Special Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will present MTG REWIND, a special benefit to support Musical Theatre Guild's extensive youth outreach programs. The event, an intimate celebration of over 20 years of Musical Theatre Guild's best musical moments, will take place at Rockwell Table and Stage on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm.

BWW Review: ZORBA at Alex Theatre Photo BWW Review: ZORBA at Alex Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Nov 13, 2018

The infectious spirit of living life to its fullest is the message in 'Zorba,' the 1968 musical that starred Herschel Bernardi. Musical Theatre Guild's staged concert version of the musical starred Michael Kostroff in an exuberant display of hedonism that is welcomed after the tragic Borderline shooting in Thousand Oaks and subsequent fires in Southern California communities.

Theatre Guild's Next Musical is ZORBA Photo Theatre Guild's Next Musical is ZORBA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will continue their 23rd Anniversary season with Kander and Ebb's haunting musical ZORBA. The one-night-only concert will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 7:00 PM.

5th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors  Photo 5th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

The Actors Fund and Fraser Entertainment are very proud to announce the 5th annual presentation of CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES.  Conceived by renowned director David Galligan, this fifth celebration of Cabaret in L.A. will take place as a series of 3 concerts over 3 evenings at 3 different Los Angeles venues, Friday, October 12, Saturday, October 13, and Sunday, October 14.  Proceeds from all 3 shows will benefit The Actors Fund.

LA's Next Great Stage Star Announced Photo LA's Next Great Stage Star Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2018

'LAs Next Great Stage Star is more than a competition - it is an experience, deeply felt and expressed by these super-talented young people who are the new faces of our business. If this is any indication, the future of theatre is in good hands!!' - Multi-Million selling recording artist and author, Sam Harris

Stage And Screen Star Judges Join LA's Next Great Stage Star Photo Stage And Screen Star Judges Join LA's Next Great Stage Star
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

On August 27th, the Debbie Reynolds Main stage at the historic El Portal Theater will host the 12th annual LA's Next Great Stage Star(R), following a six week competition.  Creator, Michael Sterling, along with his Co-Executive Producer and Co-Sponsor, Barbara Van Orden, are proud to offer this annual opportunity to talented individuals seeking to spotlight their abilities. Presented by Princess Cruises LA's Next Great Stage Star(R) is the only competition of its kind in the Western United States.

Photo Flash: LA's Next Great Stage Star Launches at the Historic El Portal Theatre Photo Photo Flash: LA's Next Great Stage Star Launches at the Historic El Portal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2018

The thespian spirits of the many theatrical greats that have graced the boards of at the historic El Portal Theater, including the main stage's namesake Debbie Reynolds, could be felt as the annual 6 week long production of LA's Next Great Stage Star launched last night (Monday, July 23rd) to standing ovations for the lucky few talented individuals selected from a long a grueling audition process.

BWW Review: CARBARET at Alaska Center for the Performing Arts Photo BWW Review: CARBARET at Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
by Mary McCormick - Apr 30, 2018

Sexy and poignant, Plan-B Entertainment's production of Cabaret remains as relevant as it did when the show premiered in 1966. Cabaret-featuring classic music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Joe Masteroff-is the third and final musical of the season put on by the Anchorage Concert Association at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.

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