New Theatrical Show and Art Exhibit Features Powerful Stories of Letting Go and Liberation in a Re-Examination of PassoverNew Theatrical Show and Art Exhibit Features Powerful Stories of Letting Go and Liberation in a Re-Examination of Passover
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2018

As Jewish people across the globe begin to prepare for the Passover holiday, Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) in Santa Monica will shine a contemporary lens on the story of Exodus with a new performance and art exhibit opening March 10. (more...)

BWW Review: THE CONSUL, THE TRAMP AND AMERICA'S SWEETHEART Reminds Us What Democracy is Really About in America
by Shari Barrett - Nov 22, 2016

Now onstage at Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills, THE CONSUL, THE TRAMP AND AMERICA'S SWEETHEART tells a tale suggested by true events in the United Artist office of Mary Pickford that took place with Charlie Chaplin and Georg Gyssling, German Consul in Los Angeles and a Nazi party member, to discuss the upcoming production of Chaplin's film "The Great Dictator" and whether or not it should even be made. This meeting, witnessed by Pickford's novice secretary, Esther Hollombe (who turns out to be Jewish), would change all of their lives forever. (more...)

Sally Kirkland, Susan Olsen Leads Vagina Monologues for Charity, 5/8-10
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2011

A cast of stars in an intimate theatrical setting with all proceeds going to charity is the way to describe the V-Day Valley (www.vdayvalley.com) production of "The Vagina Monologues," directed by Sheena Metal at the Complete Actors Place in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles). (more...)

Sally Kirkland, Susan Olsen Leads Vagina Monologues for Charity
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

A cast of stars in an intimate theatrical setting with all proceeds going to charity is the way to describe the V-Day Valley (www.vdayvalley.com) production of "The Vagina Monologues," directed by Sheena Metal at the Complete Actors Place in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles). (more...)

SM Playhouse Presents FINE LINES 1/8-9, 2011
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2011

Santa Monica Playhouse and Venture Productions present a first look staged reading/singing of a new musical by Melanie Chartoff, featuring Chartoff and James Morrison and directed by Harry Mastrogeorge. (more...)

SM Playhouse Presents FINE LINES 1/8-9, 2011
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2011

Santa Monica Playhouse and Venture Productions present a first look staged reading/singing of a new musical by Melanie Chartoff, featuring Chartoff and James Morrison and directed by Harry Mastrogeorge. (more...)

SM Playhouse Presents FINE LINES 1/8-9, 2011
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2010

Santa Monica Playhouse and Venture Productions present a first look staged reading/singing of a new musical by Melanie Chartoff, featuring Chartoff and James Morrison and directed by Harry Mastrogeorge. (more...)