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Battiste, Belcon, Beltran Set For 10 THINGS TO DO BEFORE I DIE At 2ST Opens 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2009

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will kick off this summer's Second Stage Theatre Uptown Series with the world premiere of Zakiyyah Alexander's 10 Things To Do Before I Die. Directed by Jackson Gay, 10 Things To Do Before I Die will feature Francois Battiste, Natalie Venetia Belcon, Kyle Beltran, Dion Graham, and Tracie Thoms. Opening night is Thursday, May 28 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Battiste, Belcon, Beltran Set For 10 THINGS TO DO BEFORE I DIE At 2ST Opens 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2009

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will kick off this summer's Second Stage Theatre Uptown Series with the world premiere of Zakiyyah Alexander's 10 Things To Do Before I Die. Directed by Jackson Gay, 10 Things To Do Before I Die will feature Francois Battiste, Natalie Venetia Belcon, Kyle Beltran, Dion Graham, and Tracie Thoms. Opening night is Thursday, May 28 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Write Act Rep Extends PREZ Starring Leslie A Jones
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

WRITE ACT REP announces the extension of? PREZ? - The Lester Young Story?, a solo show written by playwright Willard Manus, in celebration of Black History Month, and returns to Los Angeles, as part of a Festival Series at Write Act Rep's Brickhouse Theatre called THREE BY WILL IN REP. (more...)

PREZ - The Lester Young Story Extends at Write Act Rep Through Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

WRITE ACT REP announces PREZ The Lester Young Story, a solo show written by playwright Willard Manus, continues in Los Angeles, as part of a Spring and Summer Festival Series at Write Act Rep's Brickhouse Theatre called THREE BY WILL IN REP.  The Series includes two World Premiere's along with the extension of the acclaimed  PREZ, which chronicles the unique life of jazzman Lester Young, featuring Leslie A. Jones.  The intimate drama is produced by John Lant and Tamra Pica, and will be directed by Daniel E. Keough.  The show is moving to a new night and extending, beginning April 27th 2018, through June 29, 2018.  All performances for PREZ will now be on FRIDAYS at 8PM, through as part of the three production Series, 'THREE BY WILL IN REP'. (more...)

Leslie A Jones Reprises Acclaimed Performance in PREZ at Write Act Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

WRITE ACT REP announces PREZ, a solo show written by playwright Willard Manus, in celebration of Black History Month, and returns to Los Angeles, as part of a Festival Series at Write Act Rep's Brickhouse Theatre called THREE BY WILL IN REP. The Series includes two World Premiere's along with the return of the acclaimed PREZ, which chronicles the unique life of jazzman Lester Young, featuring Leslie A. Jones. The intimate drama is produced by John Lant II, and will be directed by Daniel E. Keough. The show is set to open February 4th, 2018. All performances for PREZ will be on Sunday at 2PM, through March 11th, 2018, as part of the three production Series, 'THREE BY WILL IN REP'. (more...)

PREZ World Premiere to Play Chromolume
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Chromolume Theatre announces PREZ, a World Premiere solo show written by playwright Willard Manus, for Black History Month. The story chronicles the unique life of jazzman Lester Young, featuring Leslie A. Jones. The drama is set to open February 5th, 2016, at Chromolume Theatre At The Attic. Tickets on sale now at: www.crtheatre.com (more...)

The Secret Rose Theatre's NOT ONE MORE FOOT OF LAND! Opens 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2012

The Secret Rose Theatre presents Art Shulman's NOT ONE MORE FOOT OF LAND! Based on a true story, the play chronicles the tumultuous life of Cherokee leader Major Ridge from the late 1700s to the mid-1830s. Ridge risked his life to save his people.But was he a savior or a traitor? February 10 - April 1, 2012. Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm; Sundays, 2pm. Admission: $22; Seniors: $17; Students: $10. Tickets/ reservations www.secretrose.com or 818-782-4254. Secret Rose Theatre, 11246 Magnolia Boulevard, NoHo 91601 (more...)

The Elephant Theatre Company presents GOD'S WAITING ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

The Elephant Theatre Company presents Robert Austin Rossi's heartfelt World Premiere dramaGod's Waiting Room where prejudices collide with the past and present in issues of sexuality, religion, intolerance and love. Renowned Los Angeles theatre Director, David Fofi directs this award-winning cast. LA stage veterans Kathleen Garrett stars along with Jeremy Glazer, Mark Adair-Rios, Randy Vasquez and Charlie Pacello. (more...)

The Secret Rose Theatre's NOT ONE MORE FOOT OF LAND! Opens 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2012

The Secret Rose Theatre presents Art Shulman's NOT ONE MORE FOOT OF LAND! Based on a true story, the play chronicles the tumultuous life of Cherokee leader Major Ridge from the late 1700s to the mid-1830s. Ridge risked his life to save his people.But was he a savior or a traitor? February 10 - April 1, 2012. Fridays & Saturdays, 8pm; Sundays, 2pm. Admission: $22; Seniors: $17; Students: $10. Tickets/ reservations www.secretrose.com or 818-782-4254. Secret Rose Theatre, 11246 Magnolia Boulevard, NoHo 91601 (more...)

PREZ - The Lester Young Story Extends at Write Act Rep Through 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

WRITE ACT REP announces PREZ The Lester Young Story, a solo show written by playwright Willard Manus, continues in Los Angeles, as part of a Spring and Summer Festival Series at Write Act Rep's Brickhouse Theatre called THREE BY WILL IN REP.  The Series includes two World Premiere's along with the extension of the acclaimed  PREZ, which chronicles the unique life of jazzman Lester Young, featuring Leslie A. Jones.  The intimate drama is produced by John Lant and Tamra Pica, and will be directed by Daniel E. Keough.  The show is moving to a new night and extending, beginning April 27th 2018, through June 29, 2018.  All performances for PREZ will now be on FRIDAYS at 8PM, through as part of the three production Series, 'THREE BY WILL IN REP'. (more...)