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Sardi's Caricaturist Donald Bevan Dies at 93Sardi's Caricaturist Donald Bevan Dies at 93
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2013

According to The New York Times, Sardi's caricaturist Donald Bevan passed away on May 29, 2013, in Studio City, Calif. He was 93. (more...)

Chromolume Theatre Presents LOVE SONGS, A MUSICAL by Steve Cagan June 22 - July 28Chromolume Theatre Presents LOVE SONGS, A MUSICAL by Steve Cagan June 22 - July 28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

Chromolume Theatre has announced its next production, Love Songs, with book, music and lyrics by Steven Cagan, and directed by Kay Cole. Featuring orchestrations and arrangements by Doug Walter and music direction byRichard Berent, there will be one preview performance on June 21, andopening is set for Saturday, June 22 at 8pm. Love Songs will play a limited engagement through July 28 only. (more...)

Joe Iconis' THE BLACK SUITS, Barry McGovern in I'LL GO ON & More Set for Center Theatre Group's 2013-14 Season!Joe Iconis' THE BLACK SUITS, Barry McGovern in I'LL GO ON & More Set for Center Theatre Group's 2013-14 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

Three world premieres, seven productions in all, are scheduled for the 10th season at the Douglas. The works range from a new rock musical to a sweeping new drama to a masterful interpretation of the works of Beckett, plus the bonus option of The Second City's one-of-a-kind Christmas show. In addition, three Los Angeles solo artists will be presented in the popular DouglasPlus program, and will represent CTG in the Radar L.A. festival. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Actor Val Kilmer Talks About Inhabiting Mark TwainBWW Interviews: Actor Val Kilmer Talks About Inhabiting Mark Twain
by Don Grigware - Jun 24, 2013

Film and stage actor Val Kilmer, best remembered for his now classic movie roles in the 80s and 90s including Top Gun, Jim Morrison in The Doors, Doc Holliday in Tombstone, and Bruce Wayne/Batman in Joel Schumacher's Batman Forever, is set to workshop an engagement of his Mark Twain evening Citizen Twain at the Kirk Douglas Theatre from June 28 - July 28. In our chat he discusses how it all began and how he feels about inhabiting the skin of one of the world's greatest humorists. (more...)

Chromolume Theatre Presents LOVE SONGS, A MUSICAL by Steve Cagan, Now thru 7/28Chromolume Theatre Presents LOVE SONGS, A MUSICAL by Steve Cagan, Now thru 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2013

Chromolume Theatre has announced its next production, the world premiere of Love Songs, A Musical with book, music and lyrics by Steven Cagan, and directed by Kay Cole. Featuring orchestrations and arrangements by Doug Walter and music direction by Richard Berent. Opening is set for tonight, June 22 at 8pm. Love Songs will play a limited engagement through July 28 only. (more...)

CITIZEN TWAIN, Starring Val Kilmer, Extends Through July 28 at Kirk Douglas TheatreCITIZEN TWAIN, Starring Val Kilmer, Extends Through July 28 at Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Val Kilmer, famous for his portrayals of iconic characters such as Jim Morrison (The Doors), Doc Holliday (Tombstone) and Batman (Batman Forever), inhabits the spirit of yet another legendary figure: Mark Twain. Kilmer continues to develop Citizen Twain, a solo show about the man considered to be the world's greatest storyteller, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, June 28 to July 28 for a limited five-week engagement, followed by this fall by performances in London's West End. (more...)

Breaking News: Neil Patrick Harris to Star in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway - Spring 2014! Update - Michael Mayer DirectsBreaking News: Neil Patrick Harris to Star in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway - Spring 2014! Update - Michael Mayer Directs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Producer David Binder has just announced that Neil Patrick Harris will star in the Broadway premiere of John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask's musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH in the Spring of 2014. The remaining creative team members, additional casting, and the theatre will be confirmed at a later date. (more...)

Third Rail Rep's Mentorship Company Presents NEIGHBORHOOD 3: REQUISITION OF DOOM, Now thru 6/23Third Rail Rep's Mentorship Company Presents NEIGHBORHOOD 3: REQUISITION OF DOOM, Now thru 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

Third Rail Repertory Theatre's Mentorship Company presents Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom by Jennifer Haley, directed by Ryan Mooney with designs by Kaye Blankenship. The final production in Third Rail's inaugural Mentorship Class will run tonight, June 15 - 23, 2013. (more...)

Taylor Mac, Carmelita Tropicana and Well-Strung Among Lineup for Miami's OUT IN THE TROPICS, Kicking Off TodayTaylor Mac, Carmelita Tropicana and Well-Strung Among Lineup for Miami's OUT IN THE TROPICS, Kicking Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

The fourth annual celebration features a groundbreaking lineup of award-winning LGBT artists from New York, boldly mixed with cutting edge performers from Havana, Cuba that are traveling to Miami for their U.S. debuts. (more...)

NEVA Opens Tonight at Kirk Douglas TheatreNEVA Opens Tonight at Kirk Douglas Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

'Neva,' Guillermo Calderon's politically charged play, will open tonight, June 12 as a DouglasPlus event at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. 'Neva,' which is presented in collaboration with South Coast Repertory and La Jolla Playhouse, will be performed in the theatre's rehearsal room, Upstairs @ KDT, and will play for eight performances only through June 16, 2013. (more...)

South Coast Rep and La Jolla Playhouse Partner with CTG for NEVA at Kirk Douglas Theatre, Now thru 6/16South Coast Rep and La Jolla Playhouse Partner with CTG for NEVA at Kirk Douglas Theatre, Now thru 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

NEVA, written and directed by Guillermo Calderon, in an English translation by Andrea Thome, will be co-produced by the South Coast Repertory and La Jolla Playhouse in A DouglasPlus Workshop Presentation in the Kirk Douglas Theatre rehearsal room, Upstairs @ KDT. Performances begin tonight, June 11 and continue through June 16, 2013. (more...)

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman to Star in ANNAPURNA at Odyssey Theatre, 4/20-6/9Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman to Star in ANNAPURNA at Odyssey Theatre, 4/20-6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2013

Annapurna, by award-winning playwright Sharr White, is a funny and surprising exploration of love and loss. Emma and Ulysses haven't laid eyes on each other in twenty years. Now she's back, lugging her matching suitcases into his squalid Colorado motor home for a final reckoning that neither of them saw coming. Annapurnabrings husband-and-wife stars Megan Mullally ('Will & Grace') and Nick Offerman ('Parks and Recreation') to the Odyssey Theatre under the guidance of director Bart DeLorenzo, winner of the 2012 TCG Alan Schneider Award. (more...)

Not Man Apart Stages HERCULES FURENS, Now thru 6/23Not Man Apart Stages HERCULES FURENS, Now thru 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2013

Not Man Apart (NMA), the Los Angeles-based physical theatre ensemble since 2004, presents John Farmanesh-Bocca's adaptation of Roman Philosopher and Playwright Seneca the Younger's tragedy Hercules Furens (The Madness of Hercules), opening tonight, June 6 and closing Sunday, June 23, 2013. (more...)

Chromolume Theatre Presents LOVE SONGS, A MUSICAL by Steve Cagan June 22 - July 28Chromolume Theatre Presents LOVE SONGS, A MUSICAL by Steve Cagan June 22 - July 28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

Chromolume Theatre has announced its next production, Love Songs, with book, music and lyrics by Steven Cagan, and directed by Kay Cole. Featuring orchestrations and arrangements by Doug Walter and music direction byRichard Berent, there will be one preview performance on June 21, andopening is set for Saturday, June 22 at 8pm. Love Songs will play a limited engagement through July 28 only. (more...)

NEVA Opens Next Week at Kirk Douglas Theatre, 6/12NEVA Opens Next Week at Kirk Douglas Theatre, 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

"Neva," Guillermo Calderon's politically charged play, will open Wednesday, June 12 as a DouglasPlus event at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. "Neva," which is presented in collaboration with South Coast Repertory and La Jolla Playhouse, will be performed in the theatre's rehearsal room, Upstairs @ KDT, and will play for eight performances only through June 16, 2013 (including one preview on June 11). (more...)

Third Rail Rep's Mentorship Company to Present NEIGHBORHOOD 3: REQUISITION OF DOOM, 6/15-23Third Rail Rep's Mentorship Company to Present NEIGHBORHOOD 3: REQUISITION OF DOOM, 6/15-23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

Third Rail Repertory Theatre's Mentorship Company presents Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom by Jennifer Haley, directed by Ryan Mooney with designs by Kaye Blankenship. The final production in Third Rail's inaugural Mentorship Class will run June 15 - 23, 2013. (more...)

Chance Theater Presents BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Bloody Andrew Jackson, 7/12Chance Theater Presents BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Bloody Andrew Jackson, 7/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

Chance Theater presents the third show of its 15th Anniversary Season - the hilarious and irreverent emo rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Alex Timbers, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, and directed by Kari Hayter. Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson begins previews on July 5, opens July 12 and continues through August 4 at Chance Theater. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/02/2013Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/02/2013
by BWW - Jun 2, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/02/2013 for Los Angeles (more...)

THE ROYALE to Begin Previews at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre, 4/28THE ROYALE to Begin Previews at CTG's Kirk Douglas Theatre, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

'The Royale' by Marco Ramirez, will be directed by Daniel Aukin in its World Premiere at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. The show begins previews April 28 and opens on May 5, running through June 2, 2013. (more...)

Not Man Apart to Stage HERCULES FURENS, 6/6-23Not Man Apart to Stage HERCULES FURENS, 6/6-23
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

Not Man Apart (NMA), the Los Angeles-based physical theatre ensemble since 2004, presents John Farmanesh-Bocca's adaptation of Roman Philosopher and Playwright Seneca the Younger's tragedy Hercules Furens (The Madness of Hercules), opening Thursday, June 6 and closing Sunday, June 23, 2013. (more...)

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