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HYPROV Extends Through Late April at Toronto's CAA Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 29, 2024

Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci are taking HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis on the second leg of a 2023 North American tour, beginning in Clayton, North Carolina on September 7.

Center Theatre Group Announces 2024 Gala Featuring Matthew Bourne & Lea Salonga
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2024

Center Theatre Group announces 'CTG: THE GALA 2024' featuring Matthew Bourne and Lea Salonga. Sir Matthew Bourne will be the inaugural artistic honoree at the gala event on Sunday, April 28, 2024.

LA Opera 2024/25 Season to Include ROMEO AND JULIET, Concerts from Kelli O'Hara and Kristin Chenoweth, and More
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 3, 2024

LA Opera President and CEO Christopher Koelsch has announced details for the company's 39th season. Music Director James Conlon will conduct three of the five mainstage productions, with other mainstage performances led by Resident Conductor Lina González-Granados and by guest conductor Domingo Hindoyan.

James Conlon Presents The Music Of William Grant Still And Alexander Zemlinsky, February-March 2024
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2024

This February and March, James Conlon directs and curates a series of performances and events across Los Angeles highlighting the music of William Grant Still and Alexander Zemlinsky around the momentous return of Conlon’s Recovered Voices initiative at LA Opera featuring the Los Angeles premiere of Still’s Highway 1, USA and the revival of Zemlinsky’s The Dwarf (Der Zwerg) from February 24 to March 17. 

Colin Mochrie And Asad Mecci's HYPROV: IMPROV UNDER HYPNOSIS North American Tour is Coming to CAA Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2023

Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci are bringing their hit show HYPROV: IMPROV UNDER HYPNOSIS to CAA Theatre in April 2024. Don't miss this hilarious and mind-bending performance!

Stephanie J. Block with Seth Rudetsky & More Set for The Wallis Fall/Winter 2023/2024 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2023

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will present sweeping array of bold and diverse programming for the fall/winter of its 2023/2024 Season.

LA Opera Names 2023 Recipients of the Eva and Marc Stern Artist Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2023

LA Opera has announced the 2023 recipients of the Eva and Marc Stern Artist Award: conductor Lina González-Granados and bass-baritone Nicholas Brownlee.

Deborah Cox, Peppermint, Cheyenne Jackson & More Join Center Theatre Group's 2023 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2023

Additional performers have joined the lineup for the 2023 Gala, “Light Up Los Angeles,” which is planned for April 15, 2023 at The Music Center. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

The Cell Theatre Announces 2023 Programming Featuring Over 30 Resident Artists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2022

Nancy Manocherian's the cell theatre (Artistic Director Kira Simring) has announced their 2023 season, featuring a year of full productions, art exhibitions, developmental workshops, and over 30 resident artists.

Jeff Hiller to Join HYPROV: IMPROV UNDER HYPNOSIS Beginning Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2022

Broadway and television star Jeff Hiller (Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, 'American Horror Story') will join Hypnotist Extraordinaire Asad Mecci for the combined hypnosis and improvisational comedy hit HYPROV at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

Barrett Foa to Join HYPROV Off-Broadway Beginning Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2022

Broadway and television star Barrett Foa (“NCIS: Los Angeles,” Avenue Q) will join Hypnotist Extraordinaire Asad Mecci for the combined hypnosis and improvisational comedy hit HYPROV at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

Stephanie Courtney and Jonathan Mangum to Join HYPROV: IMPROV UNDER HYPNOSIS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

Improv comedy greats Stephanie Courtney and Jonathan Mangum will join Hypnotist Extraordinaire Asad Mecci for the combined hypnosis and improvisational comedy hit at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

Colburn School Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022

The Colburn School has announced its 2022-23 season, which brings together the School's exceptional students and faculty with today's most esteemed artists in a wide variety of free or low-cost programs offered on campus and throughout Los Angeles. 

VIDEO: Get a First Look at Colin Mochrie & Asad Mecci's HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis Off-Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2022

Starring Improv and Comedy Legend Colin Mochrie (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?”) and Hypnotist Extraordinaire Asad Mecci, HYPROV is now playing a limited engagement at the Daryl Roth Theatre through October 30. Get a first look at footage here!

Rufus Wainwright Composes Score for HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis Starring Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Rufus Wainwright has created an original score for HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis starring Improv and Comedy Legend Colin Mochrie (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?”) and Hypnotist Extraordinaire Asad Mecci. 

Kennedy Center Crowns 50th Anniversary Season With Permanent New JFK Exhibit, Bernstein's MASS, and Continued Investment in Social Impact
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

This September, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts celebrates its namesake with two projects: the opening of Art and Ideals: President John F. Kennedy—a new permanent exhibit exploring Kennedy's presidency and commitment to the arts—and a reprise of Bernstein's MASS, which premiered at the Center's opening exactly 51 years earlier. These projects cap an extraordinary year that saw the Center reopen its doors after the pandemic lockdown for a landmark 50th Anniversary season.

Colin Mochrie and Asad Mecci's HYPROV: IMPROV UNDER HYPNOSIS to Make NYC Debut This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis, the international sensation from the brilliant minds of Improv and Comedy Legend Colin Mochrie (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?”) and Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci, will make its New York City premiere this summer. 

The Music Center Introduces Hope & Grand Events As New On-Campus Catering Entity
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2022

The Music Center today announced a new onsite catering arm, Hope & Grand Events, in collaboration with its food and beverage partner Levy. Offering a multitude of unique indoor and outdoor spaces across the 22-acre Music Center campus, including three onsite full-service restaurants, Hope & Grand Events will provide bespoke hospitality experiences for a wide range of catering needs including personal and corporate events.

LA Opera Announces 2022 Recipients of the Eva and Marc Stern Artist Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2022

 LA Opera has announced the 2022 recipients of the Eva and Marc Stern Artist Award: tenor Ben Bliss, mezzo-soprano J'Nai Bridges and soprano Liv Redpath.

LA Opera Announces Appointment Of Keith Leonard As New Board Chair
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2021

The LA Opera Board of Directors has elected Keith Leonard as the new chair. Leonard, a board member since 2015, has served as the chair of the executive committee and vice chair of the campaign committee for the past year, where he worked closely with both board and staff leadership.

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