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Theatre Nantucket Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION Photo Theatre Nantucket Presents LOVE AND INFORMATION
by Stephi Wild - Aug 5, 2020

In this pause, when live theatre has been interrupted across the world, Theatre Nantucket has reached out to theatres and theater university departments across the country to join in on a journey to bring Love and Information to life in this virtual moment.

Photo Flash: Antaeus Theatre Company's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Will Open This Friday Photo Photo Flash: Antaeus Theatre Company's MEASURE FOR MEASURE Will Open This Friday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

‚ÄúSome rise by sin and some by virtue fall.‚ÄĚ The fine lines between justice and mercy, lust and love, forgiveness and retribution are exposed when¬†Antaeus Theatre Company¬†presents¬†William Shakespeare's dark comedy,¬†Measure for Measure.¬†Armin Shimerman¬†and¬†Elizabeth Swain¬†co-direct for a¬†Feb. 21¬†opening at the¬†Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center¬†in Glendale, where performances continue through April 6. Low-priced previews begin Feb. 13.

Shakespeare's Dark Comedy MEASURE FOR MEASURE Announced At Antaeus Photo Shakespeare's Dark Comedy MEASURE FOR MEASURE Announced At Antaeus
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 14, 2020

a?oeSome rise by sin and some by virtue fall.a?? The fine lines between justice and mercy, lust and love, forgiveness and retribution are exposed when Antaeus Theatre Company presents William Shakespeare's dark comedy, Measure for Measure. Armin Shimerman and Elizabeth Swain co-direct for a Feb. 21 opening at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances continue through April 6. Low-priced previews begin Feb. 13.

1908 Romantic Comedy DIANA OF DOBSON'S Gets Rare Revival at Antaeus Photo 1908 Romantic Comedy DIANA OF DOBSON'S Gets Rare Revival at Antaeus
by Julie Musbach - Mar 21, 2019

When poorly paid worker Diana inherits enough money to free her from a lifetime of drudgery, she impulsively decides to spend it all on a madcap, month-long taste of the high-life. But what she learns about love, money and society may surprise us all. Antaeus Theatre Companypresents a rare revival of the 1908 romantic comedyDiana of Dobson's byBritish suffragist (and friend of George Bernard Shaw) Cicely Hamilton.Casey Stangl directs a partner-cast ensemble for an April 18 and April 19opening (one opening night for each cast) at theKiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances continue through June 3. Low-priced previews begin April 11.

Darkly Comic THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Gets Partner-Cast Production at Antaeus Photo Darkly Comic THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Gets Partner-Cast Production at Antaeus
by Julie Musbach - Dec 17, 2018

Dreams are in short supply on the island of Inishmaan, especially for Billy Claven, orphaned and crippled since birth. Antaeus Theatre Company presents The Cripple of Inishmaan, a darkly comic Irish yarn by master storyteller Martin McDonagh. Steven Robman directs a partner-cast ensemble for a Jan. 24 and Jan. 25 opening (one opening night for each cast) at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances continue through March 11. Low-priced previews begin Jan. 17.

Padua Playwrights Presents MAYAKOVSKY AND STALIN Photo Padua Playwrights Presents MAYAKOVSKY AND STALIN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2018

Two love stories. Two suicides. Padua Playwrights presents the world premiere of Mayakovsky and Stalin, written and directed by legendary poet/playwright Murray Mednick (The Gary Plays), opening at the Lounge Theatre on July 21.

SUBURGATORY's Laura Liguori Stars In New Play Photo SUBURGATORY's Laura Liguori Stars In New Play
by Julie Musbach - Jul 10, 2018

Actress Laura Liguori takes on the role of a Russian poet's enigmatic muse in a true life story of 1930s Russia in the play MAYAKOVSKY AND STALIN will premiere at 8 p.m. on July 21 at the Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038. It will run through Aug. 19.

Padua Playwrights Presents MAYAKOVSKY AND STALIN Photo Padua Playwrights Presents MAYAKOVSKY AND STALIN
by Julie Musbach - Jun 19, 2018

Two love stories. Two suicides. Padua Playwrights presents the world premiere of Mayakovsky and Stalin, written and directed by legendary poet/playwright Murray Mednick (The Gary Plays), opening at the Lounge Theatre on July 21.

DON GRIGWARE Picks The BEST PRODUCTIONS AND PERFORMANCES in LOS ANGELES THEATRE for 2015
by Don Grigware - Dec 28, 2015

There are undoubtedly other productions worthy of merit in 2015 which I did not cover. This list is based only on what I saw and reviewed. (alphabetical listings; Equity, Equity-waiver & Non-Equity productions are mixed) (artists performing outside LA may be included in performance categories) No set, costume, or technical awards. I leave that to the bigger awards and to the expertise of those who really know those fields inside out.

'Pro99' Actors' Equity Members Send Open Letter to AEA President
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 27, 2015

Members of the 'Pro99' movement of Actors' Equity Association have issued an open letter to AEA's newly elected president, Kate Shindle, in response to her victory and to her inaugural address as president of the national union for actors and stage managers. The open letter is signed by over 400 Equity members (listed below), including such notable names as Ed Asner, Francis Fisher, Sally Kirkland and Alfred Molina. The 'Pro99' movement formed in late 2014 in opposition to AEA's rollout of a new plan that will effectively force 'intimate theaters' in Los Angeles to pay Equity actors minimum wage, go 'non-union' or even close - despite an overwhelming vote against the plan by 66% of the Los Angeles membership on an advisory referendum. 'Pro99' members around the nation, who take their name from the current AEA '99 Seat Plan' that allows members to volunteer in smaller venues, oppose AEA's new promulgated plan. They are requesting that Equity leadership put a moratorium on the plan until local members' voices can be heard, and that the union work with its members to develop an alternative plan that will more realistically address the needs of the Los Angeles theater community.

BWW Reviews: Antaeus Offers Sumptuous and Scintillating PICNIC
by Don Grigware - Jun 28, 2015

William Inge's Pulitzer-Prize-winning Picnic depicting a small Kansas town in 1952, its strict code of morality and the inner longings of its people to break away, is perhaps his finest. Now in a stunning production at Antaeus directed ever so lovingly by Cameron Watson and boasting a superlative ensemble - actually three alternating casts: 'Deviled Eggs', 'Stuffed Peppers' and 'Pork Chops', Picnic still holds up some 60 years later, proving the omnipotence of human fragility. My visit was with the 'Deviled Eggs'cast. The music, the clothes, the hairstyles, and the cars are distinctly 50s, but goals, motivations and emotions remain the same. For those unfamiliar with the play or the uber popular 1956 film Picnic starring William Holden and Kim Novak, let's recap the plot briefly.

PICNIC Plays Antaeus Theatre Company, Now thru 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Powerful, moving and ripe for revival, Inge's drama is not simply a breezy summer romance. Set in small town Kansas, this is a sexy world, dangerous and cruel, where residents keep each other in their place while longing to break free. At once sensual, passionate and delightfully funny, Picnic probes the sometimes tenuous line between restraint and desire.

PICNIC to Play Antaeus, 6/25-8/16
by Tyler Peterson - May 20, 2015

Powerful, moving and ripe for revival, Inge's drama is not simply a breezy summer romance. Set in small town Kansas, this is a sexy world, dangerous and cruel, where residents keep each other in their place while longing to break free. At once sensual, passionate and delightfully funny, Picnic probes the sometimes tenuous line between restraint and desire.

BWW Reviews: HENRY IV, PART ONE, by The Rogues of Antaeus
by Ellen Dostal - Mar 18, 2015

A striking image hovers above the action in HENRY IV, PART ONE at The Antaeus Company. It is a partial rendering of the planets orbiting the sun which serves as a constant reminder that this is the journey of a king-in-the-making. As Prince Hal, also known as Harry, slowly transitions from party boy to royal warrior, its glow becomes more and more noticeable until it finally overtakes the stage.

Photo Flash: First Look at The Antaeus Company's HENRY IV, PART ONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Antaeus, L.A.'s classical theater ensemble, opens its 2015 season with a fully partner-cast production of William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part One. Previews began March 6, with two opening nights set for last night, March 12, and tonight, March 13, (one with each cast) at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo. Michael Murray directs. Scroll down for a first look at the casts in action!

HENRY IV, PART I to Run 3/12-5/3 at Antaeus
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 5, 2015

Antaeus, L.A.'s classical theater ensemble, opens its 2015 season with a fully partner-cast production of William Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part I. Previews begin March 6, with two opening nights set for March 12 and March 13 (one with each cast) at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo. Michael Murray directs.

Photo Flash: First Look at Antaeus Company's THE CURSE OF OEDIPUS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

A curse lies upon the land of Thebes and its ill-fated rulers that reiterates generation upon generation. Casey Stangl directs the world premiere of The Curse of Oedipus, written by Kenneth Cavander and developed by The Antaeus Company. Opening weekend for the fully double-cast production runs tonight, June 21 through Aug. 10 at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

World Premiere THE CURSE OF OEDIPUS Opens Tonight at Antaeus Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

A curse lies upon the land of Thebes and its ill-fated rulers that reiterates generation upon generation. Casey Stangl directs the world premiere of The Curse of Oedipus, written by Kenneth Cavander and developed by The Antaeus Company. Opening weekend for the fully double-cast production runs today, June 19 -22 at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo.

World Premiere THE CURSE OF OEDIPUS to Open 6/19 at Antaeus Company
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

A curse lies upon the land of Thebes and its ill-fated rulers that reiterates generation upon generation. Casey Stangl directs the world premiere of The Curse of Oedipus, written by Kenneth Cavander and developed by The Antaeus Company. Opening weekend for the fully double-cast production runs June 19 -22 at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo, with previews beginning June 12.

Antaeus Company Extends TOP GIRLS Through May 18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The Antaeus Company extends its critically acclaimed, double-cast production of Top Girls through May 18.

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