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Capital Stage Announces 2021/22 Season Photo Capital Stage Announces 2021/22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

Capital Stage is reopening its doors on August 25, 2021. The 2021-2022 Season will mark their 17th season beginning with Jeanne Sakata's HOLD THESE TRUTHS, directed by Jeffrey Lo (VIETGONE, THE GREAT LEAP - A VIRTUAL PERFORMANCE), and starring Jomar Tagatac (VIETGONE).

BWW Review: AN OCTOROON Plays (With) The Race Card Photo BWW Review: AN OCTOROON Plays (With) The Race Card
by Evan Henerson - Jun 24, 2021

Judith Moreland’s cunning production for the Fountain Theatre sneaks up behind you, gooses, tickles, sings, brays and pretty much does everything but give everyone in the audience a wedgie.

BWW Interview: The Versatile Matthew Hancock Inhabits Many Characters - Just in AN OC Photo BWW Interview: The Versatile Matthew Hancock Inhabits Many Characters - Just in AN OCTOROON
by Gil Kaan - Jun 10, 2021

The Fountain Theatre will inaugurate their new outdoor stage with Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ 2014 Obie Award-winning AN OCTOROON, with previews beginning June 11, 2021. Judith Moreland directs the cast of Leea Ayers, Matthew Hancock, Mara Klein, Hazel Lozano, Rob Nagle, Kacie Rogers, Vanessa Claire Stewart and Pam Trotter. Between final rehearsals, Matthew, who plays the playwright’s alter-ego among other characters, made some time to answer a few of my inquiries.

AN OCTOROON Casting Complete, Dates Set For On Fountain Theatre Outdoor Stage Photo AN OCTOROON Casting Complete, Dates Set For On Fountain Theatre Outdoor Stage
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2021

Casting is complete and rehearsals begin this week for the Los Angeles premiere of a radical, incendiary and subversively funny Obie award-winning play by MacArthur Foundation ‚ÄúGenius Grant‚ÄĚ recipient Branden Jacobs-Jenkins.

Capital Stage Presents A Virtual Performances Production SMART PEOPLE by Lydia R. Dia Photo Capital Stage Presents A Virtual Performances Production SMART PEOPLE by Lydia R. Diamond
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2021

Capital Stage offers its fourth Virtual Performances production with SMART PEOPLE by Lydia R. Diamond. This docu-dramedy that follows four of Harvard's brightest as they search for love, success, and identity, first premiered at the Huntington Theatre in Boston in 2014.

L.A. Premiere Of AN OCTOROON By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Will Launch Outdoor Performanc Photo L.A. Premiere Of AN OCTOROON By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Will Launch Outdoor Performances At Fountain Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2021

The Los Angeles premiere of An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins will inaugurate the new outdoor stage at the Fountain Theatre later this spring. Judith Moreland will direct.

The Road Theatre Company Announces Its 29th Season Photo The Road Theatre Company Announces Its 29th Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2021

At the crossroads of cutting-edge digital technology and kinetic live theatre, this season will be presented as fully staged theatre productions recorded on a COVID-guideline compliant set, and then streamed ‚ÄĒ guaranteeing everyone who buys a ticket the best seat in the house!

BWW Interview: Christine Jo√ęlle of REACH at The Road Theatre Company Photo BWW Interview: Christine Jo√ęlle of REACH at The Road Theatre Company
by Shari Barrett - Oct 17, 2020

For an inside look at the creation of 'Reach' by Jennie Webb, one of the four plays being streamed on Saturday, October 24 as part of the UNDER CONSTRUCTION Zoom series, I reached out to that play's producer Christine Jo√ęlle, who shared how the short piece was created via a collaboration with the two musicians of firehill and their first song 'Believe.'

Road Theatre Company Presents First Presentation Of UNDER CONSTRUCTION Photo Road Theatre Company Presents First Presentation Of UNDER CONSTRUCTION
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 9, 2020

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. This was the final step.  Develop plays from the bottom up!  With Carlyle King, Jessica Broutt and Carlos LaCamara, the dream was hatched.  

Road Theatre Company Presents Encore Stream Of Its Entire Summer Playwrights Festival Photo Road Theatre Company Presents Encore Stream Of Its Entire Summer Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2020

In an effort to stay committed to their mission as the nationa??s theatres remain closed, THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY turns to online streaming for their 11th Annual Summer Playwrights Festival. Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, continue to spotlight New Work for the Stage. 

Road Theatre Company Announces Live Streamed SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL Photo Road Theatre Company Announces Live Streamed SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2020

ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They have announced in this, their upcoming 29th season, the eleventh annuala??   SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL.

FROM OUR HOME TO YOUR HOME Programming Continues at Milwaukee Rep Photo FROM OUR HOME TO YOUR HOME Programming Continues at Milwaukee Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2020

Milwaukee Rep continues From Our Home to Your Home online programming through September thanks to the support of Donald & Donna Baumgartner, Elizabeth Quadracci Harned Family and the donors to the Double-Down for Artists Challenge which raised a total of $109,000 to support Milwaukee Rep's artists that have been severely impacted by COVID-19.

VIDEO: First Look at ECLIPSED at Milwaukee Rep Photo VIDEO: First Look at ECLIPSED at Milwaukee Rep
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Eclipsed written by Black Panther and 'Walking Dead' star Danai Gurira in the Quadracci Powerhouse, March 3 - 29, 2020.

Photo Flash: Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents ECLIPSED Photo Photo Flash: Milwaukee Repertory Theater Presents ECLIPSED
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Eclipsed written by Black Panther and 'Walking Dead' star Danai Gurira in the Quadracci Powerhouse, March 3 - 29, 2020.

VIDEO: Take 5 with Sola Thompson from ECLIPSED at Milwaukee Rep Photo VIDEO: Take 5 with Sola Thompson from ECLIPSED at Milwaukee Rep
by Stage Tube - Feb 21, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Eclipsed written by Black Panther and 'Walking Dead' star Danai Gurira in the Quadracci Powerhouse, March 3 - 29, 2020. Take 5 with one of the show's stars, Sola Thompson, below!

12 Women Honored as Milwaukee SHEroes at Milwaukee Rep Photo 12 Women Honored as Milwaukee SHEroes at Milwaukee Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2020

Milwaukee Repertory Theater will honor 12 Milwaukee SHEroes during the run of Eclipsed, March 3 -29, 2020. A Milwaukee SHEro is a woman* of color who exemplifies the values of dedication to one's community, collaboration and sisterhood. Milwaukee Rep received over 100 nominations, which an outside selection committee including Milwaukee Rep employees and community members, picked the following 12 candidates honored as Milwaukee SHEroes. All 12 women are doing their part to better the Milwaukee community.

Milwaukee Rep Presents ECLIPSED Next Month Photo Milwaukee Rep Presents ECLIPSED Next Month
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Eclipsed written by Black Panther and a?oeWalking Deada?? star Danai Gurira in the Quadracci Powerhouse, March 3 - 29, 2020. Featuring a cast of five extraordinary women including Ashleigh Awusie (Kasimir & Karoline, The Gate Theatre in London) as Wife #2, Nancy Moricette (The Convert, The Public Theater) as Rita, Jacqueline Nwabueze (Measure for Measure, Public Theater Mobile Unit) as Wife #1, Matty Sangare (Brooklyn College )as Wife #4, and Nigerian-born, Milwaukee-raised actress Sola Thompson (La La La Strada, Proboscis Theatre) as Wife #3.

Fountain Announces 2020 30th Anniversary Season Photo Fountain Announces 2020 30th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

Deborah Culver and Stephen Sachs founded the Fountain Theatre in an intimate, Spanish-style, East Hollywood building that belies the sizable local impact and international reach of the company's acclaimed and award-winning productions. Now entering its 30th year as one of the most highly regarded theaters in Los Angeles, the Fountain is announcing a celebratory 2020 season of dynamic premieres and events.

Photo Flash: First Look at BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY at Capital Stage Photo Photo Flash: First Look at BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY at Capital Stage
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2019

Capital Stage launches its 15th Anniversary Season with the critically acclaimed and multiple award winning play Between Riverside And Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Judith Moreland, director of An Octoroon , returns to direct local favorite James Wheatley as ‚ÄúPops‚ÄĚ in his Capital Stage main stage debut. The Sacramento Premiere of Between Riverside And Crazy will preview Aug. 28th, 29th, and 30th. A Press Opening will be on Sat. Aug. 31st at 8:00 pm. Performances will run through Sep. 29th. Tickets are available now.

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opens Next Week! Photo BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Opens Next Week!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2019

Capital Stage launches its 15th Anniversary Season with the critically acclaimed and multiple award winning play Between Riverside And Crazy by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Judith Moreland, director of An Octoroon, returns to direct local favorite James Wheatley as a?oePopsa?? in his Capital Stage main stage debut. The Sacramento Premiere of Between Riverside And Crazy will preview Aug. 28th, 29th, and 30th. A Press Opening will be on Sat. Aug. 31st at 8:00 pm. Performances will run through Sep. 29th. Tickets are available now.

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