Independent Shakespeare Co Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS Photo Independent Shakespeare Co Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents for A Christmas Carol with Charles Dickens. This holiday season ISC recreates (with a little artistic license) the experience of a reading of A Christmas Carol with Charles Dickens, given by Charles Dickens himself. Expect a performance full of the acting pyrotechnics Dickens was famous for, holiday music, wry humor, and redemption. for A Christmas Carol with Charles Dickens will perform at the ISC Studio from Wednesday, December 4 a?" Sunday, December 22 at the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #130 in Atwater Village.

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS Photo Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018

INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. (ISC), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. This holiday season ISC recreates (with a little artistic license) the experience of a reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS, given by Charles Dickens himself.

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents LETTERS FROM HOME Photo Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents LETTERS FROM HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Independent Shakespeare Co.(ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce the world premiere of interdisciplinary artist Kalean Ung's original solo work, LETTERS FROM HOME, directed by Marina McClure, with music by Chinary Ung. LETTERS FROM HOME will play October 26 - November 18 at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #130 in Atwater Village.

BWW Review: THE HOT LIST! What's Hot This Month on L.A. Stages Photo BWW Review: THE HOT LIST! What's Hot This Month on L.A. Stages
by Ellen Dostal - Mar 28, 2018

What made the Hot List? THE ART COUPLE from Sacred Fools Theatre Company at The Broadwater, SELL/BUY/DATE at Geffen Playhouse, and ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL at Independent Shakespeare Co.'s new studio theater. Check out the latest recommendations below and go see a show! Reviews by BWW Sr. Editor Ellen Dostal (LADCC).

BWW Review: Independent Shakespeare Co. Opens New Studio with a Crowd-Pleasing ALL'S  Photo BWW Review: Independent Shakespeare Co. Opens New Studio with a Crowd-Pleasing ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
by Ellen Dostal - Mar 27, 2018

In The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, a young hotel manager optimistically states, in the face of every disaster: 'In India we have a saying, 'Everything will be alright in the end. So if it's not alright, it is not yet the end.' ' It's the same idea Shakespeare's heroine touts in ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL and, regardless of where it originated, it requires pluck.

Photo Flash: Independent Shakespeare Company Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Photo Photo Flash: Independent Shakespeare Company Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce the debut production in ISC's new and larger performance home, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, directed by Melissa Chalsma.  ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL will begin previews on Thursday, March 22, opens Saturday, March 24 at 7:30pm and performs through Sunday, April 22 at the ISC Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #130 in Atwater Village.

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL Photo Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2018

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce the debut production in ISC's new and larger performance home, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, directed by Melissa Chalsma. ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL will begin previews on Thursday, March 22, opens Saturday, March 24 at 7:30pm and performs through Sunday, April 22 at the ISC Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #130 in Atwater Village.

Shakespeare's Most Charming Comedy Kicks Off New ISC Studio Photo Shakespeare's Most Charming Comedy Kicks Off New ISC Studio
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

Long before Claire Fraser in Outlander survived her journey using her wits, skill and her heart, Shakespeare's heroine Helena set out on a journey, using her grit, skill and her heart in a quest to orchestrate her own happy ending.

The Flea Announces Spring 2018 Season Photo The Flea Announces Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Niegel Smith, Artistic Director and Carol Ostrow, Producing Director of The Flea Theater proudly announce the slate for their spring season, which will feature three world premieres, the return of its late-night series Serials, as well as new programming Cereals, plays for younger audiences and Flea Fridays, an immersive weekend cabaret.

Art House Productions to Open New Venue with LEISURE, LUST This Fall Photo Art House Productions to Open New Venue with LEISURE, LUST This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Art House Productions has announced that the Jersey City-based performing and visual arts organization will open its new space on Coles Street with Sara Farrington's Leisure, Lust from October 26 through November 12. Leisure and Lust are part of the full-length play Leisure, Labor, Lust.

BWW Interview: Kalean Ung Acting, Singing & Writing LETTERS from Cambodia to SoCal Photo BWW Interview: Kalean Ung Acting, Singing & Writing LETTERS from Cambodia to SoCal
by Gil Kaan - Oct 24, 2017

LETTERS FROM HOME marks the most personal reveal/presentation that writer/actress/singer Kalean Ung has ever undertaken. Based on her family history in Cambodia, specifically during the Khmer Rouge regime in the late 1970s, Kalean explores her relatives' struggles and eventual rescue, while also describing her own experiences of growing up bi-racial and first generation in Southern California. Kalean most graciously and quickly responded to my probing inquiries.

Independent Shakespeare Co Announces Limited Run of LETTERS FROM HOME Photo Independent Shakespeare Co Announces Limited Run of LETTERS FROM HOME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce performances of interdisciplinary artist Kalean Ung's original solo work, LETTERS FROM HOME, directed by Marina McClure. LETTERS FROM HOME will play for four performances only: Friday, November 10 & 17, Saturday, November 11 & 18 at 7:30pm at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #130 in Atwater Village.

Art House Productions to Open New Venue with LEISURE, LUST This Fall Photo Art House Productions to Open New Venue with LEISURE, LUST This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Art House Productions has announced that the Jersey City-based performing and visual arts organization will open its new space on Coles Street with Sara Farrington's Leisure, Lust from October 26 through November 12. Leisure and Lust are part of the full-length play Leisure, Labor, Lust.

Photo Flash: Independent Shakespeare Co Invites Audiences to Vienna in MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2017

This summer take a trip to a decadent Vienna as INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. opens the season with the wild and wonderful MEASURE FOR MEASURE. The plot twists come fast and furious in this production that is equal parts screwball romantic comedy and deliciously dark social satire.

Independent Shakespeare Co. presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

This summer take a trip to a decadent Vienna as INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. opens the season with the wild and wonderful MEASURE FOR MEASURE. The plot twists come fast and furious in this production that is equal parts screwball romantic comedy and deliciously dark social satire.  MEASURE FOR MEASURE, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Artistic Director, Melissa Chalsma, will begin previews at THE GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL on Saturday, June 24 at 7pm and will open on Saturday, July 1 at 7:00pm and perform through Sunday, July 22 at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park.  All ISC Summer Shakespeare productions are FREE to the public!  MEASURE FOR MEASURE is the first of two productions being presented at this year's GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL. THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA will play July 29 - September 3.

Photo Flash: Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents West Coast Premiere of THE SNOW GEESE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce the west coast premiere of  THE SNOW GEESE by Sharr White (The Other Place), directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Managing Director David Melville.  THE SNOW GEESE will begin previews on Saturday, March 11, will open on Friday, March 17 at 7:30pm and performs through Sunday, April 9 at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village.

Independent Shakespeare Co. presents West Coast Premiere of THE SNOW GEESE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce the west coast premiere of  THE SNOW GEESE by Sharr White (The Other Place), directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Managing Director David Melville.  THE SNOW GEESE will begin previews on Saturday, March 11, will open on Friday, March 17 at 7:30pm and performs through Sunday, April 9 at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village.

Independent Shakespeare Co. Presents ISC's IAMBIC LAB
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce a month long series of unique events and workshops to celebrate the art of theater making. ISC's iambic lab begins on Saturday, January 28, with a reading of a new version by Charles Edward Pogue of Henrik Ibsen's THE PRETENDERS, and will end on Saturday, February 25 with a preview of ISC's upcoming West Coast premiere production of Sharr White's THE SNOW GEESE. All events are at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village.

Independent Shakespeare Co. presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

 INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. (ISC), producers of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival, presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS. In his lifetime, Charles Dickens was recognized not only as a great writer, but as an actor. His greatest successes on the stages of Britain and the United States were his solo performances of his own work. One of the first pieces he presented to great acclaim was A Christmas Carol. A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH CHARLES DICKENS will perform at Independent Studio from Thursday, December 8 - Sunday, December 18(Thursdays - Sundays) at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village.

Photo Flash: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Independent Shakespeare Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Independent Shakespeare Co. (ISC), presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival announce performances of Shakespeare's reverie of love, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.'s Managing Director David Melville. A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM will begin previews on Saturday, October 15, will open on Friday, October 21 at 7:30pm and performs through Sunday, November 20 at Independent Studio in the Atwater Crossing Arts + Innovation Complex, 3191 Casitas Ave., #168 in Atwater Village.

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