BWW Review: A Winning Production -  THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE - The Latest on Antaeus' Hearty ResuméBWW Review: A Winning Production - THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE - The Latest on Antaeus' Hearty Resumé
by Gil Kaan - Jul 22, 2019

Director Stephanie Shroyer's innovative staging and updating of Bertolt Brecht's 1944 THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE (using the translation of Alistair Beaton) features a solid ensemble using old-time, theatre magic to fascinate the audience with its tales of World War II tragedies. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE at Antaeus TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE at Antaeus Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

The city burns in the heat of civil war and a servant girl sacrifices everything to protect a forsaken child. Antaeus Theatre Company presents Bertolt Brecht's1944 masterpiece, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, in a contemporary translation by award-winning playwright Alistair Beaton.Stephanie Shroyer directs for a July 11opening at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances continue through Aug. 26. Low-priced previews begin July 5. (more...)

Bertolt Brecht's THE CAUCASIAN CIRCLE Comes to Antaeus Theatre CompanyBertolt Brecht's THE CAUCASIAN CIRCLE Comes to Antaeus Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

The city burns in the heat of civil war and a servant girl sacrifices everything to protect a forsaken child. Antaeus Theatre Company presents Bertolt Brecht's1944 masterpiece, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, in a contemporary translation by award-winning playwright Alistair Beaton.Stephanie Shroyer directs for a July 11opening at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale, where performances continue through Aug. 26. Low-priced previews begin July 5. (more...)

Four Clowns Announced At Hollywood Fringe FestivalFour Clowns Announced At Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

LA's favorite clown troupe Four Clowns makes their triumphant return to the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival with a brand new show, 'Four Clowns Presents: Shakedown at the Dusty Spur!' Four Clowns is dishing out their signature fare of physical comedy, this time with an old western twist. It's a rootin' tootin' cowboy shootin' romp of a show that will have you cheering the heroes, booing the villains and laughing your chaps off! (more...)

Photo Flash: Akvavit Theatre's RISING TEMPERATURES Plays Four Performances OnlyPhoto Flash: Akvavit Theatre's RISING TEMPERATURES Plays Four Performances Only
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Journey into a near-future dystopia where humans struggle to survive in an increasingly hostile environment as Akvavit Theatre and Dramafronten present RISING TEMPERATURES, four linked, site-specific world premiere Danish plays presented in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. (more...)

Akvavit Theatre And Dramafronten Present RISING TEMPERATURESAkvavit Theatre And Dramafronten Present RISING TEMPERATURES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Journey into a near-future dystopia where humans struggle to survive in an increasingly hostile environment as Akvavit Theatre and Dramafronten present RISING TEMPERATURES, four linked, site-specific world premiere Danish plays presented in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. (more...)

Factory Theater Presents THE ADVENTURES OF SPIRIT FORCE FIVEFactory Theater Presents THE ADVENTURES OF SPIRIT FORCE FIVE
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2018

The Factory Theater presents the world premiere of The Adventures of Spirit Force Five, playing June 29 - August 11 at the Factory Theater, 1623 W. Howard St. The new play is written by Jill Oliver and directed by Spenser Davis. Previews are Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 1 at 3 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sexy, Scandalous LES LIASONS DANGEREUSES Premieres at Antaeus Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Sexy, Scandalous LES LIASONS DANGEREUSES Premieres at Antaeus Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2017

Sex, revenge, betrayal... let the games begin. Antaeus Theatre Company presents a fully partner-cast production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Christopher Hampton's Olivier, Evening Standard and New York Drama Critic's Circle Award-winning adaptation of the scandalous novel by Choderlos de Laclos. Directed by Robin Larsen, Les Liaisons Dangereuses opens on Oct. 26and Oct. 27 (one opening for each cast), running through Dec. 10 at theKiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale. Low-priced previews begin on Oct. 19. (more...)

Antaeus Theatre Company Presents LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSESAntaeus Theatre Company Presents LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Sex, revenge, betrayal... let the games begin. (more...)

Theatricum Botanicum to Present TITUS ANDRONICUS, 7/30-10/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

How should a nation choose its leaders? What happens when a government insulates itself from the citizens it once served? These are some of the questions Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum explores with its staging of Shakespeare's earliest tragedy, a sensational and brutally shocking revenge drama. Ellen Geer directs Titus Andronicus, opening July 30 on Theatricum's outdoor stage in Topanga. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andrew Garman, Larry Powell, Lucas Hnath and More Celebrate THE CHRISTIANS Opening in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

THE CHRISTIANS, a new play written by Lucas Hnath, opened at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum last night, December 13, 2015, at 7 p.m. CTG and Playwrights Horizons are presenting performances of the Actors Theatre of Louisville production through January 10, 2016. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Andrew Garman and More in THE CHRISTIANS at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

THE CHRISTIANS, a new play written by Lucas Hnath, will open at the Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, December 13, 2015, at 7 p.m. CTG and Playwrights Horizons are presenting performances of the Actors Theatre of Louisville production through January 10, 2016. Previews are currently underway, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Lucas Hnath's THE CHRISTIANS Begins Tonight at Mark Taper Forum
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Center Theatre Group welcomes singers from across the greater Los Angeles area to perform as members of the church choir in the West Coast premiere of THE CHRISTIANS written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters. THE CHRISTIANS is presented by CTG and Playwrights Horizons at the Mark Taper Forum, tonight, December 2, 2015, through January 10, 2016. The opening is set for December 13. (more...)

Choir Set for THE CHRISTIANS at Mark Taper Forum This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

Center Theatre Group has selected singers from across the greater Los Angeles area to perform as members of the church choir in the West Coast premiere of THE CHRISTIANS written by Lucas Hnath and directed by Les Waters. THE CHRISTIANS is presented by CTG and Playwrights Horizons at the Mark Taper Forum, December 2, 2015, through January 10, 2016. The opening is set for December 13. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth Presents Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, 7/10-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

William Shakespeare's pastoral comedy, As You Like It, opens at Theater at Monmouth on Friday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. Set in the 1940s, As You Like It explores the ups and downs of love and courtship. Filled with mistaken identities and misplaced devotion, As You Like It lampoons the often puzzling, yet utterly gratifying, labor of love. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth to Present A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, Begin. 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Season 45 continues at Theater at Monmouth with Oscar Wilde's deliciously witty satire, A Woman of No Importance, opening Friday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. Fraught with epigrams and pithy sentiments, A Woman of No Importance probes the societal hypocrisy of punishing women for the sin of passion while lauding men for their conquest. Surely the basis for Downton Abbey, Wilde's dark comedy lays bare the moral contradictions of Victorian England. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth Opens A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Season 45 continues at Theater at Monmouth with Oscar Wilde's deliciously witty satire, A Woman of No Importance, opening tonight, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. Fraught with epigrams and pithy sentiments, A Woman of No Importance probes the societal hypocrisy of punishing women for the sin of passion while lauding men for their conquest. Surely the basis for Downton Abbey, Wilde's dark comedy lays bare the moral contradictions of Victorian England. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth to Present A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, Begin. 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Season 45 continues at Theater at Monmouth with Oscar Wilde's deliciously witty satire, A Woman of No Importance, opening Friday, July 18 at 7:30 p.m. Fraught with epigrams and pithy sentiments, A Woman of No Importance probes the societal hypocrisy of punishing women for the sin of passion while lauding men for their conquest. Surely the basis for Downton Abbey, Wilde's dark comedy lays bare the moral contradictions of Victorian England. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth Presents Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, Now thru 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

William Shakespeare's pastoral comedy, As You Like It, opens at Theater at Monmouth on Friday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. Set in the 1940s, As You Like It explores the ups and downs of love and courtship. Filled with mistaken identities and misplaced devotion, As You Like It lampoons the often puzzling, yet utterly gratifying, labor of love. (more...)

Theater at Monmouth Presents Shakespeare's AS YOU LIKE IT, 7/10-8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

William Shakespeare's pastoral comedy, As You Like It, opens at Theater at Monmouth on Friday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. Set in the 1940s, As You Like It explores the ups and downs of love and courtship. Filled with mistaken identities and misplaced devotion, As You Like It lampoons the often puzzling, yet utterly gratifying, labor of love. (more...)

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