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Sacred Fools Presents The World Premiere Of GIFTED Photo Sacred Fools Presents The World Premiere Of GIFTED
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2020

The Sacred Fools Theater Company is kicking off the new year with the World Premiere of Gifted by Bob DeRosa, directed by Rebecca Larsen. Opening Friday, January 24 and running through February 29 in the Broadwater Black Box, the show will run Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, with Sunday performances on January 26, February 2 and 16 at 4pm and one performance on Monday, February 17 at 8pm. 

Los Angeles Drama Club Partners With Auma Obama Foundation Sauti Kuu Photo Los Angeles Drama Club Partners With Auma Obama Foundation Sauti Kuu
by Stephi Wild - Apr 17, 2019

Los Angeles Drama Club - the country's youngest Shakespeare company - is proud and honored to be invited by director, Dr. Auma Obama, as guest artists-in-residence at the Sauti Kuu Foundation (SKF) based in Alego Nyangoma, Siaya County, Western Kenya, August, 2019. Sauti Kuu - meaning "powerful voices" - is partnering with Los Angeles Drama Club to further their mission of enabling children and young people in Kenya and beyond to find and use their voice to positively change their lives.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Madcap Holiday Comedy INSPECTING CAROL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the Madcap Holiday Comedy INSPECTING CAROL
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2018

Paul Thomas Panico Jr and PANIC! PRODUCTIONS are proud to bring the madcap holiday comedy, 'INSPECTINGCAROL' written by Daniel Sullivan, to the Hillcrest Center For The Arts. With a star-filled cast featuring Barry Pearl. Directed by Kirsten Chandler.  The talented and stellar cast will perform the hysterical Christmas favorite in September.  Open for a limited engagement, running September 7 through 23, 2018.

Panic! Productions PANIC! Announces Madcap Christmas Spoof INSPECTING CAROL Photo Panic! Productions PANIC! Announces Madcap Christmas Spoof INSPECTING CAROL
by Julie Musbach - Aug 20, 2018

Paul Thomas Panico Jr and PANIC! PRODUCTIONS are proud to bring the madcap holiday comedy, "INSPECTING CAROL" written by Daniel Sullivan, to the Hillcrest Center For The Arts. With a star-filled cast featuring Barry Pearl. Directed by Kirsten Chandler.  The talented and stellar cast will perform the hysterical Christmas favorite in September. 

Panic! Productions Presents INSPECTING CAROL By Daniel Sullivan Photo Panic! Productions Presents INSPECTING CAROL By Daniel Sullivan
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2018

Get your holiday cheer on with this hilarious, madcap comedy! Behind the scenes of a struggling theatre's annual slapdash production of a Christmas Carol, rehearsals are at a standstill. Tim is no longer Tiny, Scrooge wants to do the play in Spanish (Feliz Navidad), and their funding is on hold pending an inspection. This laugh out loud spoof makes for a night at the theatre that is anything but show business as usual.

PANIC! Productions Announces the Full Cast of INSPECTING CAROL Photo PANIC! Productions Announces the Full Cast of INSPECTING CAROL
by Julie Musbach - Aug 6, 2018

PANIC! PRODUCTIONS are thrilled to announce their entire Cast for the madcap holiday comedy, "INSPECTING CAROL" written by Daniel Sullivan. In addition to the headliner, Barry Pearl, Panic! Productions and director Kirsten Chandler confirmed a talented and stellar cast to perform the hysterical Christmas favorite in September.

Trepany House Launches New Musical 300 BONES Photo Trepany House Launches New Musical 300 BONES
by Julie Musbach - Aug 5, 2017

Trepany House at the Steve Allen Theater is excited to announce the first public showing of Derrick C. Brown and Amanda Rafkin's new musical 300 Bones. After selling out the initial show on August 12th, they have added another show on August 11th at 8pm, which will act as the show's first workshop concert.

Panic! Productions presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by A.A. Cristi - May 1, 2017

            Panic! Productions closes its 2016-2017 season with a fresh take on the crowd-pleasing musical, "Little Shop of Horrors," June 2 through 18, at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. The Alan Menken-Harold Ashman ("Beauty and the Beast," "The Little Mermaid") musical will be directed by J. Bailey Burcham, with choreography by Tyler Matthew Burk, and musical direction by Josh Bednarsky.            

Panic! Productions Announce J.Bailey Burcham to Direct LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2017

J. Bailey Burcham, hot off his searing, critically-acclaimed lead performance in Panic! Productions' mounting of Danny and the Deep Blue Sea at Theatre 68, has signed on as director of Panic!'s next show, Little Shop of Horrors. Burcham will put his stamp on the Menken-Ashman musical favorite by updating the action to Los Angeles' Skid Row in the 1990s. Helping Burcham bring this fresh concept to life are choreographer Tyler Matthew Burk, music director Josh Bednarsky, set designer Rei Yamamoto, lighting designer Shara Abvabi, and costume designer Barbara Mazeika.

POISON and DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA Extend at Theatre 68
by Julie Musbach - Apr 1, 2017

Due to popular demand & rave reviews PANIC! PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE the extension of Shanley's Twofer production through Saturday, April 15th, 2017 of DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA along with the premiere short of POISON.

BWW Review: You Will Want to Take a Shower After Seeing DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA at Theatre 68
by George Brietigam - Mar 27, 2017

Anyone who is a fan of creepy stuff will love this show.

Panic! Productions present Two Works by John Patrick Shanley
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Panic! Productions, in association with¬†Theatre 68, present John Patrick Shanley's¬†Danny and the Deep Blue Sea¬†and the world premiere of Shanley's new one-act play,¬†POISON, opening March 9th¬†‚Äď April 2nd¬†at Theatre 68,¬†located at 5112 Lankershim Blvd. No. Hollywood, CA., 91601. Tickets for both shows on sale at:¬†¬†www.plays411.com/danny¬†

Panic! Productions present Two Works by John Patrick Shanley
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 17, 2017

Panic! Productions, in association with¬†Theatre 68, present John Patrick Shanley's¬†Danny and the Deep Blue Sea¬†and the world premiere of Shanley's new one-act play,¬†POISON, opening March 9th¬†‚Äď April 2nd¬†at Theatre 68,¬†located at 5112 Lankershim Blvd. No. Hollywood, CA., 91601. Tickets for both shows on sale at:¬†¬†www.plays411.com/danny¬†

Panic! Productions Presents the Classic Comedy FIGARO Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2016

Panic! Productions wraps up its season with a lively production of 'Figaro,' Charles Morey's acclaimed recent adaptation of the classic Beaumarchais farce, June 4 through 19 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. J. Bailey Burcham directs this popular comic tale of love, deceit, mistaken identity, and comeuppance among the rich and their servants.

Panic! Productions Presents the Classic Comedy FIGARO This June
by Louisa Brady - May 7, 2016

Panic! Productions wraps up its season with a lively production of "Figaro," Charles Morey's acclaimed recent adaptation of the classic Beaumarchais farce, June 4 through 19 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. J. Bailey Burcham directs this popular comic tale of love, deceit, mistaken identity, and comeuppance among the rich and their servants.

Joe Gulla's THE BRONX QUEEN Wins Audience Award at 2016 Downtown Urban Arts Festival
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 27, 2016

The Downtown Urban Arts Festival (DUAF) has conferred playwright Joe Gulla's autobiographical work, "The Bronx Queen", with their 2016 Audience Award.  

Rachel Burcham's CAMPFIRE STORIES Premieres Tonight at Studio C Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

Studio C Artists presents the world premiere of author Rachel Burcham's new play, CAMPFIRE STORIES, directed by J. Bailey Burcham, and produced by Michael Sonntag with Artistic Director John Coppola.

COMING DISTRACTIONS to Celebrate Ventura County Theatre
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 8, 2016

As theatres across Ventura County begin a new year of musical shows, Panic! Productions will be celebrating those many countywide offerings with Coming Distractions on January 23 at the Newbury Park High School Performing Arts Center. A fund-raiser to benefit both Panic! and the high school's theatre department, the show will feature medleys of favorite songs and dance numbers from the wide range of musicals that will be mounted in the community during 2016.

Hollywood's Theatre Row Unwraps Joe Gulla's CHRISTMAS CAROLINE
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 10, 2015

?'Joe Gulla's 'Christmas Caroline' will have its World Premiere on Hollywood's Theatre Row at Studio C Artists. Directed by J. Bailey Burcham, the cast of 'Christmas Caroline' includes Shawn Davis, Scott Gerard, Megan Gill, Michelle Luchese, Sarah McElligott and Myshell Tabu.

Shakespeare's Loudmouths Speak Out on Hollywood's Theatre Row
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 8, 2015

OUTSPOKEN: SHAKESPEARE IN SHACKLES will make its national debut on Hollywood's Theatre Row at Studio C Artists on September 25th, 2015, with a large cast playing Shakespeare's most gregarious characters from multiple plays in the Canon. Penned by Blaire Baron Larsen (The Milk Meetings), OUTSPOKEN was workshopped last year at the famed Los Angeles Drama Club, where Larsen serves as Artistic Director.

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