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VIDEO: Official Trailer for LAST NIGHT IN SOHO Photo VIDEO: Official Trailer for LAST NIGHT IN SOHO
by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2021

The film features¬†Anya Taylor-Joy, Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, Matt Smith, Terence Stamp, Diana Rigg, Rita¬†Tushingham, Michael Ajao, and Synn√łve Karlsen.¬†

Full Program Announced for 2021 Sundance Film Festival Photo Full Program Announced for 2021 Sundance Film Festival
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 15, 2020

The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent work selected across the Feature Film, Short Film, Indie Series and New Frontier categories for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.

Photo Flash: First Look at Open Fist Theatre Company's LAST CALL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Open Fist Theatre Company's LAST CALL
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2019

When is it time to give up the keys? Get ready for the laughter-through-tears magic that is Last Call by Anne Kenney. Open Fist Theatre Company presents the world premiere of this funny, sad and very human debut play by the Peabody Award-winning writer best known for her work on Switched at Birth, Hellcats, Greek, L.A. Law and, most recently, the first three seasons of Outlander. Open Fist company member Lane Allison directs for a Jan. 18 opening at Atwater Village Theatre, where performances will continue through Feb. 23. Pay-what-you-want previews begin Jan. 11.

OUTLANDER's Anne Kenney Premieres LAST CALL at Open Fist Photo OUTLANDER's Anne Kenney Premieres LAST CALL at Open Fist
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

When is it time to give up the keys? Get ready for the laughter-through-tears magic that is Last Call by Anne Kenney.

BWW Interview: TV Scripter Anne Kenney At LAST Heeds CALL To Tackle Theatre Photo BWW Interview: TV Scripter Anne Kenney At LAST Heeds CALL To Tackle Theatre
by Gil Kaan - Jan 12, 2019

A veteran of television writing (L.A. Law, Outlanders, to name a few); Anne Kenney branches out of her comfort zone creating LAST CALL, a semi-autobiographical theatre piece based on her own family situations - some sad, some very funny. I had the chance to peek inside Anne's always creative brain just before LAST CALL begins previews January 12, 2019.

OUTLANDER's Anne Kenney Premieres LAST CALL at Open Fist Photo OUTLANDER's Anne Kenney Premieres LAST CALL at Open Fist
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

When is it time to give up the keys? Get ready for the laughter-through-tears magic that is Last Call by Anne Kenney.

OUTLANDER's Anne Kenney Premieres LAST CALL at Open Fist Photo OUTLANDER's Anne Kenney Premieres LAST CALL at Open Fist
by Julie Musbach - Dec 19, 2018

When is it time to give up the keys? Get ready for the laughter-through-tears magic that is Last Call by Anne Kenney.

Political Pop-Up ONE YEAR LATER Pops Up For One More Weekend Photo Political Pop-Up ONE YEAR LATER Pops Up For One More Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2018

Two performances of One Year Later have been added due to popular demand! Open Fist Theatre Company's "political pop-up" features 13 short plays by writers from across the country that explore our nation's current social and political climate and how the past year has affected us. Finding it hard to get off the couch and get to the theater? Open Fist has brought the couches to Atwater Village Theatre, creating a cozy, speakeasy setting where patrons can arrive early or stay late to have a drink and a chat with the cast and fellow audience members.

Open Fist's Ambitious GARY PLAYS by Murray Mednick Gets One-Week Extension
by Rebecca Russo - May 25, 2017

The Gary Plays - Extended through June 10: Fans of seminal playwright and Padua Hills Playwrights Festival founder Murray Mednick are in for a treat: Open Fist Theatre Company presents Mednick's entire "The Gary Plays" series in one epic production. Originated by Padua Playwrights and developed in workshops over a two-year period by Open Fist, "The Gary Plays" chronicles the odyssey of unemployed actor Gary Bean in the years following the random murder of his son. An everyman/anti-hero, Gary has been hailed by KCRW as "a sort of L.A. Leopold Bloom." Audiences can choose to follow his journey over the course of three evenings - or view all six plays on a single Sunday.

Photo Flash: First Look at Open Fist's Epic 'GARY PLAYS' Series, Opening This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Fans of seminal playwright and Padua Hills Playwrights Festival founder Murray Mednick are in for a treat: Open Fist Theatre Company presents Mednick's entire 'The Gary Plays' series in one epic production beginning May 4 at Atwater Village Theatre. Longtime Mednick collaborator Guy Zimmerman directs. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Open Fist Tackles Ambitious GARY PLAYS Series by Iconic Playwright Murray Mednick
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2017

Fans of seminal playwright and Padua Hills Playwrights Festival founder Murray Mednick are in for a treat: Open Fist Theatre Company presents Mednick's entire 'The Gary Plays' series in one epic production beginning May 4 at Atwater Village Theatre. Longtime Mednick collaborator Guy Zimmerman directs.

Whodoo Theatre Productions Presents LADY LIBERTY, Closes 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2011

Whodoo Theatre Productions will present the world premiere of 'Lady Liberty,' a new work by Los Angeles playwright Laura Richardson whose quirky comedy-dramas (and drama-comedies) have won critical acclaim and audience affection.

Whodoo Theatre Productions Presents LADY LIBERTY, 10/21-11/20
by Kelsey Denette - Oct 25, 2011

Whodoo Theatre Productions will present the world premiere of 'Lady Liberty,' a new work by Los Angeles playwright Laura Richardson whose quirky comedy-dramas (and drama-comedies) have won critical acclaim and audience affection.

Open Fist Presents Works by Shoshana Bean et al. at FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL OF PLAYS this Summer
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 13, 2011

The Open Fist Theatre Company presents their third FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS, with new works written by D. Tucker Smith, Shoshana Bean, Eydie Faye, Laura Richardson, Rebecca Sue Haber, Philip William Brock, Richard Manley, Jesse Bernstein, Jim Bontempo.

Open Fist Theatre Co Presents FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL OF PLAYS, Kicks Off 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2010

The Open Fist Theatre Company presents their second FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS, with new works written by Ty Taylor, Douglas Crawford, Ron West, Joseph Fisher, William Mesnik, Phillip William Brock, and Laura Richardson and directed by Martha Demson, Benjamin Burdick and Amanda Weier.

Open Fist Theatre Co Presents FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL OF PLAYS, Kicks Off 7/29
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 13, 2010

The Open Fist Theatre Company presents their second FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL OF NEW PLAYS, with new works written by Ty Taylor, Douglas Crawford, Ron West, Joseph Fisher, William Mesnik, Phillip William Brock, and Laura Richardson and directed by Martha Demson, Benjamin Burdick and Amanda Weier.

Martha Demson Directs World Premiere Of COME BACK. LITTLE HORNY At Lost Studio, Previews Begin 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2009

Second Story Group at The Lost Studio presents a World Premiere Play, Come Back, Little Horny, written by Laura Richardson and directed by Open Fist Theatre Company?s Artistic Director Martha Demson. Come Back, Little Horny will preview on Saturday, May 9 at 8pm; Sunday, May 10 at 4pm; Friday, May 15 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, May 16 at 8:00p.m. at the Lost Studio Theatre, 130 S. La Brea Ave. (between 1st and 2nd) in Hollywood. Come Back, Little Horny is scheduled to run for six weeks through Saturday, June 20. 2009.

Martha Demson Directs World Premiere Of COME BACK. LITTLE HORNY At Lost Studio, Previews Begin 5/9
by Reynard Loki - Apr 17, 2009

Second Story Group at The Lost Studio presents a World Premiere Play, Come Back, Little Horny, written by Laura Richardson and directed by Open Fist Theatre Company?s Artistic Director Martha Demson. Come Back, Little Horny will preview on Saturday, May 9 at 8pm; Sunday, May 10 at 4pm; Friday, May 15 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, May 16 at 8:00p.m. at the Lost Studio Theatre, 130 S. La Brea Ave. (between 1st and 2nd) in Hollywood. Come Back, Little Horny is scheduled to run for six weeks through Saturday, June 20. 2009.