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'Pro99' Actors' Equity Members Send Open Letter to AEA President
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 27, 2015

Members of the 'Pro99' movement of Actors' Equity Association have issued an open letter to AEA's newly elected president, Kate Shindle, in response to her victory and to her inaugural address as president of the national union for actors and stage managers. The open letter is signed by over 400 Equity members (listed below), including such notable names as Ed Asner, Francis Fisher, Sally Kirkland and Alfred Molina. The 'Pro99' movement formed in late 2014 in opposition to AEA's rollout of a new plan that will effectively force 'intimate theaters' in Los Angeles to pay Equity actors minimum wage, go 'non-union' or even close - despite an overwhelming vote against the plan by 66% of the Los Angeles membership on an advisory referendum. 'Pro99' members around the nation, who take their name from the current AEA '99 Seat Plan' that allows members to volunteer in smaller venues, oppose AEA's new promulgated plan. They are requesting that Equity leadership put a moratorium on the plan until local members' voices can be heard, and that the union work with its members to develop an alternative plan that will more realistically address the needs of the Los Angeles theater community.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at ROOM 105: THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF JANIS JOPLIN
by Stage Tube - Nov 9, 2012

In Room 105: The Highs and Lows of Janis Joplin - Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins channels Janis Joplin in this raucous new rock 'n roll musical retrospective on Joplin's turbulent life. Check out the video below!

ROOM 105: THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF JANIS JOPLIN Extends thru Dec 30 in LA; Preps for 2013 Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

In Room 105: The Highs and Lows of Janis Joplin - Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins channels Janis Joplin in this raucous new rock 'n roll musical retrospective on Joplin's turbulent life.

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre Presents World Premiere of Cheri Steinkellner's HELLO! MY BABY, 3/24-4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Rubicon Theatre Company continues its 2011-2012 Season of "Magic, Mystery and Music" with the World Premiere of Hello! My Baby, a new tuner from the pen of Cheri Steinkellner, the Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning writer of 'Cheers' and a Tony nominee for Sister Act: The Musical.

Rubicon Theatre Company's HELLO! MY BABY to Feature George Wendt and Kristine Zbornik
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 14, 2012

Rubicon Theatre Company continues its 2011-2012 Season of "Magic, Mystery and Music" with the World Premiere of HELLO! MY BABY, a Tin-Pantastic new tuner from the pen of CHERI STEINKELLNER, the Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning writer of 'Cheers' and a Tony nominee for Sister Act: The Musical.

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre Presents World Premiere of Cheri Steinkellner's HELLO! MY BABY, 3/24-4/15
by Harmony Wheeler - Mar 12, 2012

Rubicon Theatre Company continues its 2011-2012 Season of "Magic, Mystery and Music" with the World Premiere of Hello! My Baby, a new tuner from the pen of Cheri Steinkellner, the Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning writer of 'Cheers' and a Tony nominee for Sister Act: The Musical.

Lesli Margherita Presents a Special Holiday Edition Of ALL HAIL THE QUEEN
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 19, 2010

Following three previous sold out runs, Olivier Award Winner Lesli Margherita (ZORRO - West End) returns to the Los Angeles stage with a 'totes special holiday edition' of her critically acclaimed nightclub act ALL HAIL THE QUEEN (HAIL YES!).

All Hail HRH, Queen Lesli Margherita!!
by Don Grigware - Jun 9, 2010

Olivier Winner MARGHERITA Returns to Hollywood for One Show June 8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2010

Following two previous sold out runs, Olivier Award Winner Lesli Margherita (ZORRO - West End) returns to Hollywood with an encore performance of her hit nightclub act ALL HAIL THE QUEEN (HAIL YES!). This one night only event will be presented on Tuesday, June 8th at 8:00 p.m. at Level 3 Hollywood, 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028. Tickets are $20 (in advance) or $25 cash at the door. For ticket and information visit www.leslimargherita.com or call 800-838-3006.

Lesli Margherita Talks All Hail the Queen
by Don Grigware - May 31, 2010

Actress/singer/dancer Lesli Margherita is a super talented artist. She's been in The Grave White Way, Beehive, Zorba for Reprise!, among many other shows. And...she's already won an Olivier Award (Great Britain's Tony) for Featured Actress in a Musical - unusual for an American artist - and is currently finishing up her run in the controversial world premiere of Michael LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See on Sunday May 30 at the Blank Theatre. On Tuesday June 8 she will perform her acclaimed one-woman show All Hail the Queen once more for one night only at Level 3 in Hollywood. We talked about her theatrical successes here and abroad.

Olivier Winner MARGHERITA Returns to Hollywood for One Show June 8
by Elisabeth Nebeker - May 12, 2010

Following two previous sold out runs, Olivier Award Winner Lesli Margherita (ZORRO - West End) returns to Hollywood with an encore performance of her hit nightclub act ALL HAIL THE QUEEN (HAIL YES!). This one night only event will be presented on Tuesday, June 8th at 8:00 p.m. at Level 3 Hollywood, 6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028. Tickets are $20 (in advance) or $25 cash at the door. For ticket and information visit www.leslimargherita.com or call 800-838-3006.

Lesli Margherita Reprises Solo Show, ALL HAIL THE QUEEN (THE REIGN CONTINUES) 1/14/2010
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2010

Olivier Award Winner Lesli Margherita (ZORRO - West End) returns to the Los Angeles stage with an encore performance of her solo show ALL HAIL THE QUEEN (THE REIGN CONTINUES).

Lesli Margherita Reprises Solo Show, ALL HAIL THE QUEEN (THE REIGN CONTINUES) 1/14/2010
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jan 4, 2010

Olivier Award Winner Lesli Margherita (ZORRO - West End) returns to the Los Angeles stage with an encore performance of her solo show ALL HAIL THE QUEEN (THE REIGN CONTINUES).

Photo Flash: Sam Harris Visits Jaxx Theatricals' THE LIFE
by Eddie Varley - Dec 18, 2008

Sam Harris took some time off his busy holiday schedule and revisited THE LIFE. This was the first time Mr. Harris had the chance to see the show in which he had a Tony nomination for the role of Jojo. He was joined on stage with the full cast and crew of Jaxx Theatricals' THE LIFE for some photos to share with BWW!

2008 Ovation Awards Nominees Announced
by Faetra Petillo - Sep 24, 2008

On September 22nd, the 2008 Ovation Award Nominees were announced. Now in its 19th year, the LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards will celebrate the 168 theatre companies, 390 registered productions, and over 2,000 individual artists who participated in the September 1, 2007 to August 31, 2008 season

5th Avenue Theatre to Present 'West Side Story'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2007

In honor of the 50th anniversary of West Side Story, Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre is producing a new show featuring a full 25-piece orchestra and a cast of 43 actors, singers and dancers.