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BWW Review: TEVYE IN NEW YORK! at The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts Photo BWW Review: TEVYE IN NEW YORK! at The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts
by Tracey Paleo - Jun 29, 2021

With the re-imagining of its outdoor terrace, the Wallis provides an exceptional example of how theater has successfully responded to the limits of Covid-19.  And they didn’t forget the fun!

World Premiere TEVYE IN NEW YORK! Imagines Life After FIDDLER at The Wallis Center Photo World Premiere TEVYE IN NEW YORK! Imagines Life After FIDDLER at The Wallis Center
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2021

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts re-opens with the World Premiere of Tevye in New York!

George Salazar, Eden Espinosa & More Nominated for Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle A Photo George Salazar, Eden Espinosa & More Nominated for Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 27, 2020

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced the nominees for theatrical excellence for the year 2019. This year they are forgoing their annual event ceremony and will instead post the award recipients online in the upcoming weeks: 

VIDEO: First Look at THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse, Starring Alfred Molina Photo VIDEO: First Look at THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse, Starring Alfred Molina
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2020

Pasadena Playhouse presents The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, February 5 to March 1, 2020.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE FATHER at Pasadena Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2020

Pasadena Playhouse presents The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, February 5 to March 1, 2020.

Sue Cremin, Michael Manuel and More Complete Casting of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Mo Photo Sue Cremin, Michael Manuel and More Complete Casting of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Molina at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, The State Theater of California, has completed casting for The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, that comes to the Playhouse February 5 to March 1, 2020.

Creative Teams For South Coast Repertory's 2019-20 Season Announced Photo Creative Teams For South Coast Repertory's 2019-20 Season Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2019

Today, South Coast Repertory Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei announced the 13 creative dream teams for the 2019-20 season, the first programmed by Ivers. The roughly 100 individuals are among the theatre industry's finest, most creative and versatile talents.

Photo Flash: Cast of Riverdale, Jason Alexander And More Attend Opening Night of GOOD Photo Photo Flash: Cast of Riverdale, Jason Alexander And More Attend Opening Night of GOOD BOYS At Pasadena Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, presents the Los Angeles premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys starring Betsy Brandt as Elizabeth Hardy, and directed by Carolyn Cantor on the mainstage of Pasadena Playhouse.

Photo Flash: Pasadena Playhouse Presents GOOD BOYS Photo Photo Flash: Pasadena Playhouse Presents GOOD BOYS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 26, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is pleased to announce that casting is complete for the Los Angeles premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys starring Betsy Brandt (CBS' Life in Pieces, and AMC's Breaking Bad) as Elizabeth Hardy, and directed by Carolyn Cantor on the mainstage of Pasadena Playhouse. The production will play June 26 through Sunday July 21; the press opening is June 30 at 5:00pm. 

BWW Review: Sherlock Holmes Fans Will Flock to MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Photo BWW Review: Sherlock Holmes Fans Will Flock to MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
by Don Grigware - Jun 21, 2019

Mysterious Circumstancesby Michael Mitnickinspired by The New Yorker article 'Mysterious Circumstances, the Strange Death of a Sherlock Holmes Fanatic' by David Granndirected by Matt ShakmanGeffen Playhouse, Gil Cates Theaterthrough July 14

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Full Cast Of GOOD BOYS Photo Pasadena Playhouse Announces Full Cast Of GOOD BOYS
by A.A. Cristi - May 29, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, is pleased to announce that casting is complete for the Los Angeles premiere of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys starring Betsy Brandt (CBS' Life in Pieces, and AMC's Breaking Bad) as Elizabeth Hardy, and directed by Carolyn Cantor on the mainstage of Pasadena Playhouse. The production will play June 26 through Sunday July 21; the press opening is June 30 at 5:00pm.

Mickey Thomas Of Starship To Star In New Production Of ROCK OF AGES At The 5th Avenue Photo Mickey Thomas Of Starship To Star In New Production Of ROCK OF AGES At The 5th Avenue Theatre; Full Casting Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced that Mickey Thomas, the lead singer of Starship (formerly Jefferson Starship), will star as Dennis in its sensational new production of Rock of Ages. Rock of Ages is the '80s rock ballad blast that features the music of Styx, Joan Jett, Twisted Sister, and more. With Mickey Thomas as lead vocalist, Starship produced hits including "We Built This City" (which appears in the production), "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now," and "Sara."

SOFT POWER, Kathleen Marshall and More Nominated for 2019 LA Stage Alliance Ovation A Photo SOFT POWER, Kathleen Marshall and More Nominated for 2019 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 21, 2018

The nominees for the 29th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards, celebrating theatrical excellence and achievement throughout Los Angeles, were announced this week.

QUACK Opens At The Kirk  Douglas Theatre This Sunday Photo QUACK Opens At The Kirk Douglas Theatre This Sunday
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2018

The world premiere of "Quack" by Eliza Clark will open at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on Sunday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m. Directed by Neel Keller, "Quack" is currently in previews and continues through November 18, 2018.

Rehearsals Have Begun for the World Premiere Of QUACK At The Douglas Photo Rehearsals Have Begun for the World Premiere Of QUACK At The Douglas
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2018

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of "Quack" by Eliza Clark. Directed by Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Neel Keller, the production will begin previews October 21, open October 28 and continue through November 18, 2018, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

Cast Announced For World Premiere Of QUACK At The Douglas Photo Cast Announced For World Premiere Of QUACK At The Douglas
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2018

Center Theatre Group has announced the cast for the world premiere of "Quack" by Eliza Clark. Directed by Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Neel Keller, the production will begin previews October 21, open October 28 and continue through November 18, 2018, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

Stage Raw Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Award Recipients Photo Stage Raw Announces Its 2017-2018 Theater Award Recipients
by Stephi Wild - 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 A.A. Cristi - 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.

Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 LOS ANGELES THEATRICAL EXCELLENCE! Photo Stage Raw Announces Nominees For 2017-2018 LOS ANGELES THEATRICAL EXCELLENCE!
by A.A. Cristi - 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.

DCPA's Off-Center And Museum Of Contemporary Art Denver Announce Second Season Of The Photo DCPA's Off-Center And Museum Of Contemporary Art Denver Announce Second Season Of Their Creative Partnership
by Julie Musbach - May 7, 2018

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver) and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) are proud to announce the full lineup for their second season of Mixed Taste: Tag Team Lectures on Unrelated Topics at the DCPA's Seawell Ballroom.

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