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DANA H. Opens Tonight on Broadway; Meet the Cast! Photo DANA H. Opens Tonight on Broadway; Meet the Cast!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2021

Deirdre O'Connell (Thunderbodies) will reprise her Obie Award-winning performance for the Broadway production of Dana H. Jordan Baker (Suddenly, Last Summer) will serve as Standby for 'Dana H.'

SLAVE PLAY Reinstated to Center Theatre Group's 2021- 2022 Season Photo SLAVE PLAY Reinstated to Center Theatre Group's 2021- 2022 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2021

Playwright Jeremy O. Harris' has announced that his Tony-nominated hit Slave Play will once again arrive on the west coast next year as a part of Center Theatre Group's new season.

Jeremy O. Harris Withdraws SLAVE PLAY from CTG Season of Disproportionately Male Play Photo Jeremy O. Harris Withdraws SLAVE PLAY from CTG Season of Disproportionately Male Playwrights; CTG Responds
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 5, 2021

Playwright Jeremy O. Harris' Tony-nominated Slave Play was set to arrive on the west coast next year as a part of Center Theatre Group's new season; however, the show may not run as planned. Harris writes in a tweet today that he is withdrawing the play from the season to make room for works from young, female playwrights.

CHAVEZ RAVINE: IN 9 INNINGS Premieres On Center Theatre Group's Digital Stage This  Photo CHAVEZ RAVINE: IN 9 INNINGS Premieres On Center Theatre Group's Digital Stage This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 1, 2021

Powerhouse L.A.-based Latino/Chicano performance trio and recent members of the CTG Creative Collective, Culture Clash explore Los Angeles’ heritage and history in “Chavez Ravine: In 9 Innings,” a new episodic adaptation of their play “Chavez Ravine.”

Seasons Announced for Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, Featuring SLAVE PLAY Photo Seasons Announced for Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre, Featuring SLAVE PLAY West Coast Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021

Center Theatre Group has announced the upcoming seasons for the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre and we've got the full schedules, how to get tickets & more.

Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents BLUES IN THE NIGHT Photo Ebony Repertory Theatre Presents BLUES IN THE NIGHT
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021

Ebony Repertory Theatre announces full cast and creative team for BLUES IN THE NIGHT, the Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical conceived by Sheldon Epps. Presented by Ebony Rep, in association with International City Theatre, ERT's Founder and Producing Artistic Director Wren T. Brown (ERT's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill) directs this powerful and soulful blues celebration.

Ebony Rep to Present BLUES IN THE NIGHT Starring Vivian Reed Photo Ebony Rep to Present BLUES IN THE NIGHT Starring Vivian Reed
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021

Ebony Repertory Theatre has announced full cast and creative team for BLUES IN THE NIGHT, the Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical conceived by Sheldon Epps.

BLUES IN THE NIGHT Comes to International City Theatre in Association With Ebony Rep Photo BLUES IN THE NIGHT Comes to International City Theatre in Association With Ebony Rep
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

The soul of the blues wails out full and strong when Long Beach's International City Theatre, in association with L.A.'s Ebony Repertory Theatre, presents the Tony and Olivier award nominated, Sheldon Epps-conceived musical Blues in the Night.

Center Theatre Group Announces 2021-2022 L.A. Writers' Workshop Participants Photo Center Theatre Group Announces 2021-2022 L.A. Writers' Workshop Participants
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2021

Center Theatre Group has selected participants for the 2021-2022 L.A. Writers' Workshop, where local playwrights are invited to spend a year in residence at the company researching and writing new works with the feedback from artistic staff and their fellow writers.

THE SALVI CHRONICLES Premieres on CTG's Digital Stage Today Photo THE SALVI CHRONICLES Premieres on CTG's Digital Stage Today
by Stephi Wild - Aug 27, 2021

Recent CTG Creative Collective members and two thirds of powerhouse Latino/Chicano performance trio Culture Clash, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza share their Salvadoreño (Salvadoran) roots in “The Salvi Chronicles.”

IAMA Theatre Company Explores What It Means To Make Theater With 2021-22 Season Photo IAMA Theatre Company Explores What It Means To Make Theater With 2021-22 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2021

Theater-makers, storytellers, arts leaders, activists. IAMA Theatre Company dedicates its 14th season to exploring what it means to “make theater,” now and in the future.

IAMA Theatre Company's CANYON is Coming to CTG's Digital Stage in September Photo IAMA Theatre Company's CANYON is Coming to CTG's Digital Stage in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2021

IAMA Theatre Company's production of “Canyon,” originally selected for the 2020 Block Party, will now be presented in association with Latino Theater Company on Center Theatre Group’s Digital Stage. Filmed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, the multicamera digital production will premiere September 22 and be available on demand until October 20.

New Dates Announced for World Premiere Of Chiara Atik's POOR CLARE Photo New Dates Announced for World Premiere Of Chiara Atik's POOR CLARE
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2021

The Echo Theater Company's world premiere production of Poor Clare will open in October, 19 months after the originally scheduled March, 2020 opening that was shuttered by the pandemic. Echo associate artistic director Alana Dietze (Dry Land, The Wolves) is back at the helm of Chiara Atik's powerful and very funny modern spin on the medieval story of Saint Clare of Assisi.

World Premiere Of Chiara Atik's POOR CLARE Opens Echo Theater Company's 25th Annivers Photo World Premiere Of Chiara Atik's POOR CLARE Opens Echo Theater Company's 25th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2021

The Echo Theater Company's world premiere production of Poor Clare will open in September, 18 months after the originally scheduled March, 2020 opening that was shuttered by the pandemic.

Roger Q. Mason's THE DUAT Premieres With Center Theatre Group Photo Roger Q. Mason's THE DUAT Premieres With Center Theatre Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021

Acclaimed Black Filipinx playwright and Kilroys List honoree Roger Q. Mason (they/them) is currently premiering their play The Duat with the renowned Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, presented in association with the Obie Award-winning The Fire This Time Festival and Watts Village Theater Company.

Gregg Daniel Stars As An FBI Informant In Solo Piece THE DUAT Photo Gregg Daniel Stars As An FBI Informant In Solo Piece THE DUAT
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2021

Actor and Stage Director, Gregg Daniel performs in 'The Duat,' written by Roger Q. Mason, directed by Taibi Magar, and featuring percussionist David Leach. 'The Duat' is a part of the third episode of Not a Moment, But a Movement, a series of events that amplify and center Black artists, premieres July 15 at 5 p.m. and is available on demand through August 12, 2021 on Center Theatre Group's Digital Stage.

Luis Alfaro Joins Center Theatre Group As Newest Associate Artistic Director Photo Luis Alfaro Joins Center Theatre Group As Newest Associate Artistic Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

Luis Alfaro, celebrated Chicano artist and MacArthur “genius” fellow, has joined Center Theatre Group as the newest Associate Artistic Director, announced Artistic Director Michael Ritchie and Managing Director/CEO Meghan Pressman.

Center Theatre Group Announces Schedule for July 12 â€" July 18, 2021 Photo Center Theatre Group Announces Schedule for July 12 â€" July 18, 2021
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2021

Center Theatre Group in association with UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television present “32 Acres,” a new uniquely enveloping outdoor soundwalk through Los Angeles State Historic Park offered July 14 through September 29, 2021, during park hours (8 am through sunset) at no cost through a free app in the Apple and Google app stores.

A Noise Within Announces New Board Members Photo A Noise Within Announces New Board Members
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021

A Noise Within, California's acclaimed classic theatre company, announces that four members of the Los Angeles community will join the ANW Board of Directors. Randi Tahara, Susan Toler Carr, Veralyn Jones, and Alan Blumenfeld bring a wide range of experience and expertise along with diverse perspectives to ANW as we enter the 30th Anniversary Season.

Amy R. Forbes Elected President Of Center Theatre Group Board Of Directors Photo Amy R. Forbes Elected President Of Center Theatre Group Board Of Directors
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2021

The Center Theatre Group Board of Directors has elected Amy R. Forbes as its President, beginning July 1, 2021.

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