ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Star Lea DeLaria to Perform Jazz Inspired David Bowie Cabaret Show
by Nora Dominick - Aug 25, 2016

In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Grand Performances, the "Best Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series" in Los Angeles, will hold a benefit concert by "Orange Is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria and the Los Angeles premiere of Lea DeLaria: House of David, her jazz-influenced tribute to David Bowie. Tickets are $30 and will help support the annual summer slate of free concerts offered by Grand Performances at California Plaza in downtown Los Angeles. Tickets for the Saturday, September 17 event are on sale now. (more...)

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre Reveals Gala Honorees
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre will host its 30th anniversary Gala, Fresh & Fancy, at Central Wholesale Market in Downtown Los Angeles. Emceed by Associate Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group (and appointee to President Obama's National Council on the Arts) Diane Rodriguez, the Gala will include live musical performances by Grammy Award-winners Quetzal. (more...)

Carrie Fisher to Be Honored at The Midnight Mission's 100th Year Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Midnight Mission proudly announces its Golden Heart Awards Gala and 2014 award recipients. The celebratory occasion will take place on Tuesday, September 30 th, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel (more...)

Photo Flash: Paula Abdul and More Attend THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opening at the Ahmanson
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2013

'The Scottsboro Boys' with music and lyrics by Kander & Ebb (writers of 'Chicago,' 'Cabaret,' 'Zorba' and more) and book by David Thompson, directed by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, celebreated its opening night at the Ahmanson Theatre last night, May 29th. BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below, featuring celebrity guests Paula Abdul, Angela Bassett, Brely Evans, Zoela Gaye, Jason George, Kearran Giovanni, Sam Harris, Regina King, Kenny Lattimore, Dawnn Lewis, Councilwoman Jan Perry, Clifton Powell, Barry Shabaka Henley, Calvin Sykes, U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Terri White, Kym Whitley and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Michelle Williams and More Celebrate FELA's Opening in LA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2013

R&B superstar Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child fame is one of the stars of 'Fela!' The musical, filled with the exuberant music of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, which opened on April 26 in Los Angeles and runs through May 5, 2013. Below, BroadwayWorld has photos of the cast and creative team celebrating opening night! (more...)

City of Los Angeles Commends 24th Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

On Friday, January 11, 24th Street Theatre received a commendation from the City of Los Angeles for "fifteen distinguished years of dedication to making a difference in the lives of Angelenos and audiences around the world." (more...)

Andrew Rannells, Drew Carey & More Appear at 28th Annual AIDS Walk LA; Event Raises $2.9 Million
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2012

Today's 28th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles saw a massive turnout, with 30,000 participants filling the streets of West Hollywood and Los Angeles. Celebrity supporters, elected officials, and notable AIDS activists addressed the crowd assembled in and around West Hollywood Park before the walkers set out on the route. The event also achieved strong fundraising results, which benefits AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) and 29 other important L.A. County AIDS service organizations. (more...)

24th Street Theatre Receives Peter Zeisler Memorial Award
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2012

A national spotlight shone on Los Angeles-based 24th Street Theatre at the 2012 TCG (Theatre Communications Group) National Conference in Boston when the 15-year-old theater was honored with the Peter Zeisler Memorial Award for"Outstanding Achievement In The American Theatre." (more...)

LA Phil To Host Rhapsody in Blue: Opening Night Concert and Gala 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

The Los Angeles Philharmonic opened its 2011/12 season with Music Director Gustavo Dudamel and Creative Chair for Jazz Herbie Hancock with an all-Gershwin concert and evening of vintage glamour, Tuesday, September 27, at Walt Disney Concert Hall. (more...)

JACCC To Hold Service For Japan Quake Victims 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2011

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) in Little Tokyo will hold a hope and memorial service on Thursday, March 17, 2011, for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan late Friday. (more...)

JACCC To Hold Service For Japan Quake Victims 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (JACCC) in Little Tokyo will hold a hope and memorial service on Thursday, March 17, 2011, for victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan late Friday. (more...)

East West Players Honored with Heritage Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2010

East West Players (EWP), the nation's premier Asian American theatre, was awarded the Heritage Award at the 9th Annual Autumn Festival on Saturday, November 6, 2010 held at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA. (more...)