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Bob Mackie Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Sedona International Film Festi Photo Bob Mackie Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Sedona International Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 26, 2021

In Mackie’s honor, the Barbra Streisand classic Funny Lady, the sequel to Funny Girl,will be screened.  Funny Lady, which was nominated for five Oscars including Best Costume Design, will screen at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 16 at SPAC.

Lime Arts Productions Launches Pilot Program, Twenty-By-Twenty Fringe Photo Lime Arts Productions Launches Pilot Program, Twenty-By-Twenty Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021

Lime Arts Productions presents Twenty-By-Twenty Fringe (TBTF), a new pilot program that was conceived in an effort to provide a platform for artistic directors, theatre practitioners, and theatre-goers across the country to watch bold, innovative, and intimate new works created by the most refreshing and current voices - artists in their 20s.

California Artists Unite For The Passage Of The Performing Arts Relief Act Photo California Artists Unite For The Passage Of The Performing Arts Relief Act
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 9, 2021

Artists throughout the state of California are uniting for the passage of Senate Bill 805 (SB 805), titled, ‚ÄúThe Performing Arts Relief Act,‚ÄĚ which the Senate Labor Committee will vote on Wednesday, April 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. in Sacramento, CA. ¬†¬†A Coalition of 36 small 99-seat non-profit theaters and freelance performers are banding together to make theater accessible to all.¬†¬†

Borderlands Theater Honors Lifetime Achievements of Silviana Wood With Two Special Ev Photo Borderlands Theater Honors Lifetime Achievements of Silviana Wood With Two Special Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2020

Tucson, Arizona. An authentic Tucsonense raised in Barrio Anita, Silviana Wood was a trailblazer of the Chican@ Theatre movement. Beginning in the 1970s, her earliest works were collaboratively created as a member of Tucson theatre collectives like Teatro del Pueblo and Teatro Libertad.

Goodman Theatre Presents FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON IT! in Free Limited Outdoor Engag Photo Goodman Theatre Presents FANNIE LOU HAMER, SPEAK ON IT! in Free Limited Outdoor Engagement
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2020

From Englewood to North Lawndale to Portage Park, in an unprecedented collaboration with the Chicago Park District, Goodman Theatre will present Cheryl L. West's electrifying call-to-action-Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!-in a FREE three-week, nine-location outdoor engagement.

Theatre Artist Diane Rodriguez Has Passed Away Photo Theatre Artist Diane Rodriguez Has Passed Away
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 10, 2020

Noted theatre artist Diane Rodriguez, born June 22, 1951, in San Jose, CA, died today, April 10, 2020, in Los Angeles, of cancer.

Milagro Presents THE CORRIDO OF THE SAN PATRICIOS Photo Milagro Presents THE CORRIDO OF THE SAN PATRICIOS
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2020

Milagro is proud to present, in association with Radical Evolution, The Corrido of the San Patricios, written by Beto O'Byrne, developed in collaboration with Radical Evolution and El Teatro Campesino.

Cast and Creative Team Announced for MOTHER ROAD at Arena Stage Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced for MOTHER ROAD at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces casting for Octavio Solis' Mother Road, a sequel to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Mother Road premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 and will run at Arena Stage from February 7 - March 8, 2020 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

Cast Announced for RETABLOS, STORIES FROM A LIFE LIVED ALONG THE BORDER Photo Cast Announced for RETABLOS, STORIES FROM A LIFE LIVED ALONG THE BORDER
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2019

Word for Word's first production of the 2020 Season is Octavio Solis's Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border from his same titled memoir of growing up in El Paso. Retablos: Stories from A Life Lived Along the Border runs February 22 -March 15, in the Z Below Theater in San Francisco. The production is directed by Sheila Balter and Jim Cave and opens with press performance February 22 & 23, Saturday 8 PM & Sunday 3 PM (previews Feb.19- 21).

CASA 0101 Theater Will Present BROWN & OUT V Photo CASA 0101 Theater Will Present BROWN & OUT V
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2019

After a hugely successful sold out run last year, CASA 0101 Theater is proud to present the fifth season of BROWN & OUT FEST, A Festival of 11 World Premiere Short Plays and One Original Short Transgender Film Celebrating the LBGTQ LatinXperience.

San Francisco's Magic Theatre To Honor Arts Philanthropist Rebecca Eisen And Author/P Photo San Francisco's Magic Theatre To Honor Arts Philanthropist Rebecca Eisen And Author/Playwright Octavio Solis
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2019

Magic Theatre announced today that the company's 2019 Gala Fundraiser, Magic Masquerade: Warhol's Factory, will be held at Gallery 308 (Fort Mason Center, Landmark Building A, 2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94123) on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Individual tickets to the Gala are available now for $500.00, with Silver Tier Tables (including 10 tickets with Premier seating) available for $5,000.00 and Gold Tier Tables (10 tickets with VIP seating, with an Artist at your table) are available for $10,000.00. Tickets and tables may be purchased online at magictheatre.org/engage/magic-gala, by calling 415-441-8822.

Magic Theatre's 2019 Masquerade Gala To Honor Rebecca Eisen And Octavio Solis Photo Magic Theatre's 2019 Masquerade Gala To Honor Rebecca Eisen And Octavio Solis
by Julie Musbach - Apr 24, 2019

Magic Theatre announced today that the company's 2019 Gala Fundraiser, Magic Masquerade: Warhol's Factory, will be held at Gallery 308

Photo Flash: First Look at Luis Valdez's ADI√"S MAM√Ā CARLOTA At San Jose Stage Compa Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Luis Valdez's ADI√"S MAM√Ā CARLOTA At San Jose Stage Company
by Stephi Wild - Apr 9, 2019

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) has announced the complete cast and creative team for The Stage's next production, the World Premiere of Luis Valdez's ADI√ďS MAM√Ā CARLOTA. Presented in partnership with El Teatro Campesino and directed by Kinan Valdez, ADI√ďS MAM√Ā CARLOTA will run from April 3 - 28 2019 at San Jose Stage Company (490 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA, 95113). The press opening will take place on Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $32 - $72 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (408) 283-7142 or online at www.thestage.org.

World Premiere Of ADI√"S MAM√Ā CARLOTA Opens At San Jose Stage Co. Photo World Premiere Of ADI√"S MAM√Ā CARLOTA Opens At San Jose Stage Co.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2019

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) has announced the complete cast and creative team for The Stage's next production, the World Premiere of Luis Valdez's¬†ADI√ďS MAM√Ā CARLOTA.Presented in partnership with El Teatro Campesino and directed by¬†Kinan Valdez,¬†ADI√ďS MAM√Ā CARLOTA¬†will run from April 3 - 28 2019 at San Jose Stage Company (490 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA, 95113). The press opening will take place on Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $32 - $72 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (408) 283-7142 or online at¬†www.thestage.org.

Cast Announced for Luis Valdez's World Premiere ADI√"S MAM√Ā CARLOTA Photo Cast Announced for Luis Valdez's World Premiere ADI√"S MAM√Ā CARLOTA
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2019

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) has announced the complete cast and creative team for The Stage's next production, the World Premiere of Luis Valdez's¬†ADI√ďS MAM√Ā CARLOTA.¬†Presented in partnership with El Teatro Campesino and directed by¬†Kinan Valdez,¬†ADI√ďS MAM√Ā CARLOTA¬†will run from April 3 - 28 2019 at San Jose Stage Company (490 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA, 95113).

Free Political Forum To Follow Performance Of FROST/NIXON At TheatreWorks Silicon Val Photo Free Political Forum To Follow Performance Of FROST/NIXON At TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2019

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announces a special post-show political forum for its production of the Tony and Olivier Award-nominated drama Frost/Nixon. Following the 2pm performance of Frost/Nixon on Saturday, February 2 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, audiences are invited to discuss the history and current relevance of the Watergate scandal with Dr. Theodore Glasser of Stanford University and Dr. Terri Bimes of University of California Berkeley in a conversation moderated by Cameron Wells, the assistant director of Frost/Nixon. Glasser, a professor emeritus of Communication whose research specializes in media practices and press accountability, and Bimes, a lecturer and Assistant Director of Research for the Institute of Governmental Studies who teaches about the presidency, will bring their unique perspectives to this free political forum, open to audience members and community members.

FROST/NIXON Comes to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Photo FROST/NIXON Comes to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 2, 2019

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will kick off the new year with the Tony and Olivier Award nominated drama Frost/Nixon. Written by Golden Globe winner Peter Morgan (creator of Netflix's The Crown), Frost/Nixon is a riveting political prizefight where the cameras roll, the truth spins, and it becomes clear that he who controls the medium controls the message. With America caught in the riptides of Watergate and Vietnam, the former leader of the free world and a lightweight British talk-show host clash in a legendary series of TV interviews that will determine the President's legacy forever. Directed by Leslie Martinson, Frost/Nixon will be presented January 16 February 10, 2019 (press opening: January 19, 2019) at Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visit TheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960.

Review: VALLEY OF THE HEART Recounts a Cross-Cultural Love Surviving World War II Photo Review: VALLEY OF THE HEART Recounts a Cross-Cultural Love Surviving World War II
by Shari Barrett - Nov 26, 2018

For playwright, director and El Teatro Campesino founder Luis Valdez, who was born in Delano, CA as the second of ten children born to migrant farm worker parents who made a living picking whatever crop was in season, Cupertino will always be known for the rich land that once grew an abundance of crops and fruits trees during the time he lived in the area shortly after World War II. His latest play, the phenomenal VALLEY OF THE HEART at the Mark Taper Forum through December 9, 2018, uses California history as a jumping-off point to tell an important story about the fight to maintain dignity, identity, family and faith in the once-fertile farmland that is now known as the Silicon Valley.

TheatreWorks Will Kick Off New Year with FROST/NIXON Photo TheatreWorks Will Kick Off New Year with FROST/NIXON
by Julie Musbach - Nov 16, 2018

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will kick off the new year with the Tony and Olivier Award nominated drama Frost/Nixon. Written by Golden Globe winner Peter Morgan (creator of Netflix's The Crown), Frost/Nixon is a riveting political prizefight where the cameras roll, the truth spins, and it becomes clear that he who controls the medium controls the message.

Center Theatre Group Offers Spanish Language Open Captioning For VALLEY OF THE HEART Photo Center Theatre Group Offers Spanish Language Open Captioning For VALLEY OF THE HEART
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 15, 2018

Center Theatre Group will offer Spanish-language translations of the 8 p.m. performance of Luis Valdez's "Valley of the Heart" on Friday, December 7 at the Mark Taper Forum. Each show will be performed in English with Spanish translations running simultaneously on open caption screens. Audience members wishing to view the open captions should request to be seated in the captioning area when purchasing tickets.

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