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BLOOD is Back This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland's Opus) and James Kyson (NBC's Heroes, voted one of "Hollywood's 25 Hottest" by TV Guide) join the cast when The Garage re-opens its acclaimed world premiere production of BLOOD. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/ DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, BLOOD returns to the The Complex in Hollywood beginning Oct. 14.

BWW Interview: Robert Allan Ackerman Always Going for BLOOD and Making His Mark!
by Gil Kaan - Oct 10, 2016

Obie-Awarding director Robert Allan Ackerman has worked the boards all around the globe bringing out outstanding performances from both stellar legends and before-they-were-known newbies. Robert's latest production BLOOD, which he wrote as well, had its world premiere earlier this year, also at The Complex.

BLOOD is Back This October
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2016

Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland's Opus) and James Kyson (NBC's Heroes, voted one of "Hollywood's 25 Hottest" by TV Guide) join the cast when The Garage re-opens its acclaimed world premiere production of BLOOD. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/ DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, BLOOD returns to the The Complex in Hollywood beginning Oct. 14.

Update: Al Pacino-Led GOD LOOKED AWAY to Get L.A. Run Prior to Broadway
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 23, 2016

The Broadway production of GOD LOOKED AWAY will most-likely be preceded by a run in Los Angeles.

Al Pacino-Led GOD LOOKED AWAY Headed to Broadway Following 'Secret' LA Performances
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 17, 2016

Producers are currently looking for a New York theater and hoping to reach the Great White Way before the end of the year in order to qualify for Tony Award consideration. Robert Allan Ackerman will helm the production with THE COLOR PURPLE's Eric Falkenstein serving as lead producer.

Al Pacino to Return to Broadway as Tennessee Williams in New Play?
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 24, 2016

After starring in David Mamet's CHINA DOLL last season, Al Pacino might be making a quick return to Broadway.

BLOOD FROM A STONE Opens Tonight at The Electric Lodge
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

Tommy Nohilly's BLOOD FROM A STONE opens tonight, May 7, at The Electric Lodge in its West Coast premiere engagement.

BLOOD FROM A STONE to Open Next Month at The Electric Lodge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Can you get blood from a stone? Sure. Just throw the stone directly at someone's face.

BWW Review: A Solid Production of BLOOD Fully Succeeds in Making You See Red!
by Gil Kaan - Mar 7, 2016

The world premiere of Robert Allan Ackerman's BLOOD receives a sturdy full-on, large theatre mounting by The Garage in the tiny space of The Complex. Ackerman's smart, in-depth script has adapted the actual 1980s events of a government conspiracy to sell HIV-contaminated blood products into an involving, totally wrenching two hours that will tear out the hearts of anyone with any inkling or experiences with the beginnings of AIDS.

Photo Flash: BLOOD Begins Tonight at The Complex in Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2016

A Jewish-American reporter in Japan uncovers a conspiracy to cover up the government-sanctioned sale of HIV-contaminated blood products in a new political thriller with music inspired by true events. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, the world premiere of BLOOD, based on the real-life 'Japanese Tainted Blood Scandal,' gets a five-week run beginning March 5 at The Complex on Hollywood's Theater Row. Featuring original music and songs by 'The Virgins' bassist Nick Ackerman and 'Jet' drummer/vocalist Chris Cester, BLOOD marks the debut production of L.A.'s newest theater company, The Garage. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

Photo Flash: First Look at BLOOD at The Complex in Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2016

A Jewish-American reporter in Japan uncovers a conspiracy to cover up the government-sanctioned sale of HIV-contaminated blood products in a new political thriller with music inspired by true events. Written and directed by Obie and New York Outer Critics Circle Award-winner/DGA Award, two-time Golden Globe and five-time Emmy Award nominee Robert Allan Ackerman, the world premiere of BLOOD, based on the real-life 'Japanese Tainted Blood Scandal,' gets a five-week run beginning March 5 at The Complex on Hollywood's Theater Row. Featuring original music and songs by 'The Virgins' bassist Nick Ackerman and 'Jet' drummer/vocalist Chris Cester, BLOOD marks the debut production of L.A.'s newest theater company, The Garage. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!

'FROM BROADWAY TO HOLLYWOOD' Panel Centers on Madeline Kahn at Barnes & Noble in LA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Two-time Oscar nominee Madeline Kahn is the subject of a panel discussion, From Broadway to Hollywood ~ A Chat with her Friends, at Barnes & Noble at The Grove at Farmers Market tonight, February 10, at 7pm.

Madeline Kahn Set for 'From Broadway to Hollywood' Panel at Barnes & Noble in Los Angeles, 2/10
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 29, 2016

Two-time Oscar nominee Madeline Kahn is the subject of a panel discussion, From Broadway to Hollywood ~ A Chat with her Friends, at Barnes & Noble at The Grove at Farmers Market on Wednesday, February 10, at 7pm. William V. Madison, author of MADELINE KAHN: Being the Music • A Life, will join several of Kahn's friends & colleagues for this first West Coast event for Kahn's biography, published by the University Press of Mississippi. Author Eddie Shapiro (Nothing Like A Dame: Conversations with the Great Women of Musical Theater) will moderate.

BLOOD to Mark The Garage's Debut Production
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 26, 2016

A Jewish-American reporter in Japan uncovers a conspiracy to cover up the government-sanctioned sale of HIV-contaminated blood products in a new political thriller with music inspired by true events.

Al Pacino to Lead SALOME in the West End
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that Al Pacino is returning to the West End for the first time in 30 years in Oscar Wilde's SALOME, which will premiere in Spring of 2016, helmed by Robert Allan Ackerman.

Review Roundup: STRANGERS ON A TRAIN at the Gielgud
by Review Roundups - Nov 20, 2013

Strangers on a Train opened last night at the Gielgud Theatre and runs thru 22 February 2014. This psychological thriller stars Laurence Fox, Jack Huston and Miranda Raison. Let's see what the critics had to say:

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston and More Star in STRANGERS ON A TRAIN, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, ChristIan McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from today, 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie.

BWW TV: Sneak Peek at West End's STRANGERS ON A TRAIN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 31, 2013

Laurence Fox, Jack Huston, ChristIan McKay, Miranda Raison, Imogen Stubbs and MyAnna Buring will star in Strangers on a Train by Craig Warner, which will be presented at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End by Barbara Broccoli, Colleen Camp, Michael G Wilson, Lucky VIII/Lou Spisto, Frederick Zollo and Michael Rose Limited for Strangers (UK) Limited. The production, directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, will preview from Saturday 2 November. This gripping thriller is based on Patricia Highsmith's acclaimed novel, which was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's legendary movie. Check out a sneak peek below!

Photo Blast from the Past: BENT Broadway Marquee
by Walter McBride - Sep 30, 2013

The 1980 Broadway production was directed by Robert Allan Ackerman, scenery by Santo Loquasto, costumes by Robert Wojewodski, lighting by Arden Fingerhut, and music by Stanley Silverman. The show featured Richard Gere as Max, David Marshall Grant as Rudy,James Remar as Wolf, Michael Gross as Greta, George Hall as Uncle Freddie, Bryan E. Clark as Officer, David Dukes as Horst, Ron Randell as Captain, and the Guards were Kai Wulff, Philip Kraus, and John Snyder. Check out a photo of the marquee below!

Hitchcock Classic STRANGERS ON A TRAIN Heading to West End
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 20, 2013

Deadline reports that two adaptations of classic edge-of-your seat films will make their stage debuts on London's West End.

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