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Birth Place:
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Bio:
Lana Palmer is a Canadian-born, San Francisco-based theatre and filmmaker. Her recent directing credits include The North Pool and Red for Bread & Butter Theatre, The How and the Why (Dragon Theatre), staged readings of Middletown (Actors Ensemble of Berkeley) and Uncanny Valley (Town Hall Theatre ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Bio:
Lana Palmer is a Canadian-born, San Francisco-based theatre and filmmaker. Her recent directing credits include The North Pool and Red for Bread & Butter Theatre, The How and the Why (Dragon Theatre), staged readings of Middletown (Actors Ensemble of Berkeley) and Uncanny Valley (Town Hall Theatre ... (read complete bio)
SF Shakes Countdowns Final Four Performances Of KING LEAR Photo SF Shakes Countdowns Final Four Performances Of KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020

This summer, Free Shakespeare in the Park became Free Shakespeare at Home as the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival transitioned its public theater program to a virtual format. Offering live virtual performances of King Lear became the safest way to continue thirty-eight years of tradition in the face of the current pandemic.

SF Shakes Announces Cast & Schedule For Free Shakespeare @ Home Photo SF Shakes Announces Cast & Schedule For Free Shakespeare @ Home
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020

This summer, Free Shakespeare in the Park will become Free Shakespeare at Home as the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival transitions its public theater program to a virtual format. Offering live virtual performances of King Lear is the safest way to continue thirty-eight years of tradition in the face of the current pandemic.

Bread & Butter Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of FUNERAL GAME Photo Bread & Butter Theatre Presents The World Premiere Of FUNERAL GAME
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

Bread & Butter Theatre returns to Potrero Stage with the World Premiere of Lana Palmer's FUNERAL GAME. Artistic Director Bruce Avery directs this two-person play about memory and omission, love and grief, lost and found, and the overwhelming power of family history.

BWW Review: THE HUMANS at The San Jose Stage Company Photo BWW Review: THE HUMANS at The San Jose Stage Company
by Paul Bolton - Nov 25, 2019

Tony Award winning Best Play 'The Humans' (2016) now showing at The San Jose Stage Company.

Photo Flash: Get a Look at San Jose Stage Company's THE HUMANS Photo Photo Flash: Get a Look at San Jose Stage Company's THE HUMANS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the second production of The Stage's 37th Season, Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS (2016 Tony Award®-winning “Best Play” and 2016 Finalist - 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama). Directed by Tony Kelly, THE HUMANS will run from November 20 – December 15, 2019 at San Jose Stage Company (490 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA, 95113). The press opening will take place on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $32 - $60 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (408) 283-7142 or online at www.thestage.org.

San Jose Stage Company to Present THE HUMANS Photo San Jose Stage Company to Present THE HUMANS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) announced the cast and creative team for the second production of The Stage's 37th Season, Stephen Karam's THE HUMANS (2016 Tony Award®-winning a?oeBest Playa?? and 2016 Finalist - 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama). Directed by Tony Kelly, THE HUMANS will run from November 20 a?" December 15, 2019 at San Jose Stage Company (490 South 1st Street, San Jose, CA, 95113). The press opening will take place on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets range from $32 - $60 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (408) 283-7142 or online at www.thestage.org.

CINDERELLA: A FAIRYTALE Will Bring Doc Martens Not Glass Slippers To The Holiday Line Photo CINDERELLA: A FAIRYTALE Will Bring Doc Martens Not Glass Slippers To The Holiday Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

Town Hall Theatre celebrates the holidays with a delightfully original take on the classic Brothers Grimm story, CINDERELLA: A Fairytale, as part of our 75TH 'TRANSFORMATIONS' Season. CINDERELLA: A Fairytale will have 12 performances, including two previews, December 5 through December 21, 2019, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA. Tickets are $18 - $30, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at www.TownHallTheatre.com.

Celebrate The Holidays With CINDERELLA: A Fairytale At Town Hall Theatre Photo Celebrate The Holidays With CINDERELLA: A Fairytale At Town Hall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

Town Hall Theatre celebrates the holidays with a delightfully original take on the classic Brothers Grimm story, CINDERELLA: A Fairytale, as part of our 75TH a?oeTRANSFORMATIONSa?? Season. CINDERELLA: A Fairytale will have 12 performances, including two previews, December 5 through December 21, 2019, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA.  Tickets are $18 - $30, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at www.TownHallTheatre.com. 

Aurora Theatre Company Presents BULL IN A CHINA SHOP Photo Aurora Theatre Company Presents BULL IN A CHINA SHOP
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Aurora Theatre Company continues its dynamic 28th season with the Bay Area Premiere of Bryna Turner's BULL IN A CHINA SHOP. Newly appointed Associate Artistic Director Dawn Monique Williams will direct this romantic comedy about bravery and revolution at the height of the women's suffrage movement.

Bay Area Premiere Of HICKORYDICKORY Opens In Redwood City In September Photo Bay Area Premiere Of HICKORYDICKORY Opens In Redwood City In September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

What if we all had a literal internal clock that counted down to our time of death? This is the premise of Marisa Wegrzyn's award winning play Hickorydickory. Cari Lee's mortal clock was tinkered with, so she's stuck at age 17 for eternity. Now she's the same age as her daughter, Dale, whose time may be literally running out. Hickorydickory is a funny, heartbreaking story about family, and mortality, and sacrifice. Part of the Main Stage Series.

Sarah Treem's Play THE HOW AND THE WHY Starts the Second Half of the Dragon Season Photo Sarah Treem's Play THE HOW AND THE WHY Starts the Second Half of the Dragon Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019

Two evolutionary biologists, one a graduate student, the other an established leader in her field, meet for the first time. What follows is a smart, complex work about men and women, genetics and genius, and the overwhelming power of biological connection. Part of the 2nd Stages Series.

Closing Out The Town Hall Theatre 2018/19 Season Is WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS B Photo Closing Out The Town Hall Theatre 2018/19 Season Is WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Closing out the Town Hall Theatre 2018/19 'Lost & Found' Season with a bang is WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, a sizzling musical farce of female resilience, with book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek, based on the Academy Award nominated film by Pedro Almodovar. WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN will have 12 performances, including two previews, May 30 through June 22, 2019, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA. Tickets are $18 - $35, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at www.TownHallTheatre.com.

BEST OF PLAYGROUND To Kick Off 25th PlayGround Festival Of New Works Photo BEST OF PLAYGROUND To Kick Off 25th PlayGround Festival Of New Works
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

PlayGround has announced the lineup for its twenty-third annual ten-minute play showcase, BEST OF PLAYGROUND 23. The fully-produced evening-length program of short plays by Linda Amayo-Hassan, Tom Bruett, Lauren Gorski, Sam Hurwitt, Molly Olis Krost, Alanna McFall, and Nic A. Sommerfeld were drawn from more than 170 submissions and 36 ten-minute plays developed at this season's Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series at Berkeley Rep and will kick off the 25th Season's PlayGround Festival of New Works, May 9-26, 2019, at Potrero Stage. For more information and tickets, visit http://playground-sf.org/bestof.

Town Hall Theatre Presents WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Photo Town Hall Theatre Presents WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2019

Closing out the Town Hall Theatre 2018/19 Lost & Found Season with a bang is WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, a sizzling musical farce of female resilience, with book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek, based on the Academy Award nominated film by Pedro Almod var. WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN will have 12 performances, including two previews, May 30 through June 22, 2019, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA. Tickets are $18 - $35, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at www.TownHallTheatre.com.

Town Hall Theatre Presents One Night Only Staged Reading Of UNCANNY VALLEY Photo Town Hall Theatre Presents One Night Only Staged Reading Of UNCANNY VALLEY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2019

Next up in Town Hall Theatre's staged reading series IN THE WINGS is a one-night only reading of UNCANNY VALLEY, a riveting new play about artificial intelligence and ethical quandaries by Thomas Gibbons, directed by Lana Palmer. UNCANNY VALLEY will have one performance only on Monday, April 29, 2019, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA. Tickets are $10 general admission and free to subscribers, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at www.TownHallTheatre.com.

Los Altos Stage Company Presents THE GRAPES OF WRATH Photo Los Altos Stage Company Presents THE GRAPES OF WRATH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Los Altos Stage Company proudly presents Frank Galati's stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's classic piece of Americana, The Grapes of Wrath. The production runs  April 11-May 5.

BORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS Announced At Berkeley Repertory Theatre Photo BORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS Announced At Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

PlayGround concludes the 25th season of its celebrated Monday Night PlayGround staged reading series with a special evening of environmental-inspired plays as part of the 5th annual PLANET EARTH ARTS NEW PLAY FESTIVAL on Monday, April 1, 8 PM at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. The topic for the April 1 program (rescheduled from the previously announced March 18 date) is "BORDERS, ISLANDS & WALLS". Members of the 2018-19 PlayGround Writers Company have just five days to generate their original ten-minute plays inspired by the topic. The top six scripts will each receive an hour-and-a-half rehearsal and a professional script-in-hand staged reading at Berkeley Rep on April 1.

SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Makes Regional Premiere Photo SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY Makes Regional Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

Next up in Kansas City Repertory Theatre's 2018/2019 season is the multiple award-winning Off-Broadway hit SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY, written by Jocelyn Bioh and directed by KCRep's Artistic Associate/Resident Director, Chip Miller. Bioh's hilarious reimagining of Tina Fey's Mean Girls story is a once joyful and heartbreaking, bitingly funny, and poignant. SCHOOL GIRLS, running February 22 through March 17, 2019, at Copaken Stage, is a loving exploration of the real lives of young African women trying to negotiate the confusion around Western ideas of beauty.

Third Annual WINTER SHOWCASE On Tap Today at KST Studio of Voice Photo Third Annual WINTER SHOWCASE On Tap Today at KST Studio of Voice
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2019

KST Studio of Voice - the creative brainchild of acclaimed concert, opera and musical theater soprano Katherine Sandoval Taylor - will host its annual Winter Showcase this Today night, February 9, at 7 p.m. at Washington Theatre at Murfreesboro's Patterson Park.

Third Annual WINTER SHOWCASE On Tap Saturday at KST Studio of Voice Photo Third Annual WINTER SHOWCASE On Tap Saturday at KST Studio of Voice
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 6, 2019

KST Studio of Voice - the creative brainchild of acclaimed concert, opera and musical theater soprano Katherine Sandoval Taylor - will host its annual Winter Showcase this Saturday night, February 9, at 7 p.m. at Washington Theatre at Murfreesboro's Patterson Park.

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