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West Coast Premiere of Oren Safdie’s False Solution Opens at Santa Monica Playhouse

West Coast Premiere of Oren Safdie’s False Solution Opens at Santa Monica Playhouse

Golden Globe and two-time Emmy Award-winner Daniel J. Travanti (“Hill Street Blues”) and Amanda Saunders (“Firemen”) star in the West Coast Premiere of Oren Safdie’s new play FALSE SOLUTION -  the 3rd in a series of plays set in the world of contemporary architecture April 24- May 11, 2014. Thurs.- Sat. at 8:00, Sun. at 5:00 [...]

Santa Monica Playhouse presents the World Premiere of Lisa Phillips Visca’s Turning Thirty

Santa Monica Playhouse presents the World Premiere of Lisa Phillips Visca’s Turning Thirty

An irresistible romantic-comedy about love, family, and a trust fund. Love and Marriage (proposals) are the “flavor of the month” at an old-fashioned  ice cream parlour in a SoCal beach city in Lisa Phillips Visca’s contemporary rom-com Turning Thirty as mothers and daughters, sisters and cousins, boyfriends and ex’s, see-saw between passion and friction in [...]

SHAPESHIFTER – AN AERIAL ROCK CIRCUS FEATURING THE SHAKERS LIVE IN CONCERT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 14, 2014 CONTACT: JORDANN BAKER (347)860-2323 ShapeshifterCircus@gmail.com JORDANN BAKER – TONGUE&CHIC PRODUCTIONS – GRAHAM SKIPPER PRESENT: SHAPESHIFTER AN AERIAL ROCK CIRCUS FEATURING THE SHAKERS LIVE IN CONCERT PERFORMANCES MAY 23, 24, 30, 31 *TICKETS ON SALE NOW* shapeshifter.brownpapertickets.com ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** LOS ANGELES, CA – APRIL 14TH [...]

New Voices, New Musicals, MAY 6 at The Colony Theatre

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                               Contact: Scott Guy Executive Director, ANMT North Hollywood, CA 818-506-8500 academy@anmt.org New Voices, New Musicals, MAY 6 at The Colony Theatre A new musical theatre composer — “21 years old”? No, it’s not a typo: in fact there are three of them in the got musical program for May 6 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank, an evening of [...]

World Premiere of Paul Hoan Zeidler’s Woof-Woof at the Hollywood Fringe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paul Hoan Zeidler (310) 204-4883 Email:  sewersocialistprods@gmail.com Sewer Socialist Productions PRESENT The World Premiere of Paul Hoan Zeidler’s Woof-Woof STARRING  Jay Seals, Brett Donaldson and Devin Skrade as part of THE 2014 HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL at  The ASYLUM LAB THEATER June 8th - 28th Tickets: $10.  For tickets visit: http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/projects/1494?tab=dates Reduced price tickets (limited supply): lastagetix.com [...]

English World Premiere of “The Last Train” an Award Winning Play at the Hollywood Fringe

ENGLISH WORLD PREMIERE OF “THE LAST TRAIN” (LE DERNIER TRAIN) MS. NATACHA ASTUTO’S AWARD WINNING PLAY HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL: JUNE 2014 Hollywood, CA – American fans of the Swiss playwright, Ms. Natacha Astuto, will be able to see her dark, thriller play in English for the first time during the Hollywood Fringe Festival in June. [...]

Rogue Machine Season 7 brings NEW PLAYS to Los Angeles

Rogue Machine launches SEASON 7 Offering 5 plays – new to Los Angeles Opening May 24, 2014 Multi-award winning ROGUE MACHINE THEATRE (BEST PRODUCTION Award winner 2013, 2011 and 2010 - Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, Ovation) is back for their SEVENTH SEASON in Los Angeles, beginning May 24, 2014. SEASON SEVEN main stage offerings will include the Los Angeles Premiere of Pulitzer [...]

99 Ways to Fuck a Swan at The Illyrian Player’s Theatre Company

THE ILLYRIAN PLAYER’S THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS KIM ROSENSTOCK’S 99 WAYS TO FUCK A SWAN “Endlessly funny and uplifting!” -Ben Waterhouse, Willamette Weekly LOS ANGELES, CA. April 1st, 2014 – Hot on the trails of critically acclaimed MACBETH, CLOUD 9 and HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, The Illyrian Player’s Theatre Company is proud to present a [...]

LA premiere of “Ajax in Iraq” at Miles Memorial Playhouse

LA premiere of “Ajax in Iraq” at Miles Memorial Playhouse

Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble presents “Ajax in Iraq” Playwright Ellen McLaughlin weaves modern-day issue of sexual abuse in the military with ancient story of Ajax LOS ANGELES (April 3, 2014) – Many female combatants in the U.S. Armed Services are subjected to intense sexual abuse, but remain quiet. Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble opens its [...]

Superhero’s meets crime noir in this West Coast premiere! Opens April 18th

A Theatre Connection in association with SkyPilot Theatre Company presents the West Coast Premiere of DETECTIVE PARTNER HERO VILLAIN Directed by Jonathan Price Superhero’s and crime noir are smashed together in the West Coast Premiere of Brett Neveu’s DETECTIVE PARTNER HERO VILLAIN presented by A Theatre Connection and SkyPilot Theatre Company. As Detective Baker scrambles [...]

Archway Theatre presents “Salome”

‘SALOME’ Lust, Seduction, Vengeance, Assassination; in Biblical Proportions! LOS ANGELES – Lust, seduction, vengeance, and assassination fuel Oscar Wilde’s masterful dramatic telling of a story of Biblical proportions when the Archway Theatre presents “Salome.” Strengthening all of the play’s most seductive and dramatic moments, this original adaptation focuses on Herod’s obsession for his alluring stepdaughter, [...]

Ravenscroft opens April 12 at Long Beach Mainstage

Comedic Mystery, Ravenscroft set to open on the LBP Mainstage!  April 12 – March 10, 2014 Long Beach, Ca. Long Beach Playhouse is about to plunge into the mysterious and funny world of Don Nigro’s Ravenscroft. Directed by Mitchell Nunn, this funny and suspenseful mystery is set in an English country estate in 1905. On a [...]

New Voices Project 2014 Finalists Announced

Looking for the next Sondheim — or we should say Bobby Lopez (who wrote “Frozen” and “The Book of Mormon”)…? Maybe the newest voice in musical theatre just won the 2014 New Voices Project, sponsored by New Musicals Initiative in Los Angeles. Three talented young musical theatre writers will have selections from their new musicals [...]

West Coast Premiere, a “Graphic Novel on stage”

A Theatre Connection in association with SkyPilot Theatre Company presents the West Coast Premiere of DETECTIVE PARTNER HERO VILLAIN by Brett Neveu Directed by Jonathan Price Superheroes and crime noir are smashed together in the West Coast Premiere of Brett Neveu’s DETECTIVE PARTNER HERO VILLAIN presented by A Theatre Connection and SkyPilot Theatre Company. As [...]

Neil LaBute plays available for download and on CD

“reasons to be pretty” and “Reasons to Be Happy” Two of Neil LaBute’s most hilarious and irreverent plays are now available for download and on CD LOS ANGELES (March 11, 2014) — Two hilarious and irreverent plays by Neil LaBute are now available for download or on CD. Last season, L.A. Theatre Works recorded both “reasons to be pretty” [...]

Exciting New Production “MANICOMIO” @ Zombie Joe’s Underground

Exciting New Production “MANICOMIO” @ Zombie Joe’s Underground

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 Reservation Hotline: (818) 202 – 4120 www.ZombieJoes.com {MANICOMIO. Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group proudly presents their all-new experimental theatrical labyrinth of interwoven lives, flashbacks, dreams and apparitions haunting a dark asylum. Directed by Sebastian Muñoz and Produced by Zombie Joe. FRIDAYS [...]

The World Premiere of Bulgakov/Moliere at City Garage

Contact & Press Invite: Jerry Charlson (323) 733-7073 City Garage announces the World Premiere of Bulgakov/Moliere Opens April 4 City Garage announces the World Premiere of Bulgakov/Moliére by Charles A. Duncombe. Over the course of a mysterious, hallucinatory night, the Devil and his entourage pay a midnight visit to Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov, whose recent [...]

FRAGILE THING CRACKS at Long Beach Playhouse

“How do we make a marriage work when one of us is dead?” PANNDORA PRODUCTIONS presents the Premiere of Ben Jolivet’s dark adult comedy, FRAGILE THING CRACKS. Directed by Karen Wray Leo has always been unlucky in love, but tonight he knows he’s found his soul mate in the mysterious Geoff. When the handsome stranger [...]

The Vagrancy Presents a Tactical Reading of NUMBERS (CIFRAS)

The Vagrancy Presents a Tactical Reading of NUMBERS (CIFRAS)

THE VAGRANCY PRESENTS A TACTICAL READING & TALK BACK OF: NUMBERS (CIFRAS) BY MAR GOMEZ GLEZ With support from the Los Angeles Female Playwrights Initiative, The Vagrancy proudly presents the tactical reading and talk back of NUMBERS (CIFRAS), the next female-generated new work being developed in their TACTICAL READS Series. “This play will transcend, it will [...]

TU brings back its popular Late Night Series!

Theatre Unleashed introduces the long-awaited next chapter of its critically acclaimed and very popular Late Night Series show…Tales of an Unsettled City: Redemption. LOS ANGELES –Theatre Unleashed is proud to announce the return of its most successful Late Night Series show with ALL NEW scripts and actors. Tales of an Unsettled City: Redemption will run Fridays and Saturday [...]

Vanessa Bell Calloway in Letters From Zora Photo by Chris Roman

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – LETTERS FROM ZORA

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The Pasadena Playhouse presents The One Pearl and A Sphinx production of LETTERS FROM ZORA Starring VANESSA BELL CALLOWAY Written by GABRIELLE PINA Directed by ANITA DASHIELL-SPARKS Original Music by RON McCURDY LIMITED ENGAGEMENT WILL PLAY May 10 – 18 at The Pasadena Playhouse PASADENA, CA (March 7, 2014) – The Pasadena Playhouse [...]

“OUR ABYSSINIA” @ Zombie Joe’s Underground

“OUR ABYSSINIA” @ Zombie Joe’s Underground

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601 For Reservations Call: (818) 202 – 4120 www.ZombieJoes.com {OUR ABYSSINIA. Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group proudly presents Robert Riemer’s all-new tender, heartbreaking and emotional staged reading about a New York family’s struggle to endure each other through challenging and complicated circumstances, [...]

TU partners with local charity for Tartuffe!

The company will donate a portion of its ticket sales to JDRF to help raise awareness and fund research to cure Type 1 Diabetes. LOS ANGELES –Theatre Unleashed is excited to continue its mission of partnering with local charities and organizations to help give back to the community by teaming up with JDRF, the worldwide leader [...]

The Visceral Company announces exciting 2014 season

The Visceral Company, winner of “best LA theater season” accolades for 2013 from review aggregate site Bitter Lemons, is excited to announce its 2014 season production schedule. Included in the lineup are a fresh from off-Broadway West Coast premiere (Recall), an LA premiere and the company’s first musical production (Zombies from the Beyond), and two [...]

Boston Court and Rattlestick present Everything You Touch, by Sheila Callaghan

THE THEATRE @ BOSTON COURT AND RATTLESTICK PLAYWRIGHTS THEATER PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SHEILA CALLAGHAN’S ‘EVERYTHING YOU TOUCH’ PASADENA, CA, MARCH 6, 2014 – The Theatre @ Boston Court and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater present Everything You Touch, by Shelia Callaghan, directed by Jessica Kubzansky. Opening night is Saturday, April 12, 2014 on the Main Stage at Boston [...]

Playwrights’ Arena premiere musical CINNAMON GIRL at Greenway Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS & INVITE CONTACT: Jerry Charlson (323) 733-7073 jerrycharlson@yahoo.com PLAYWRIGHTS’ ARENA IN ASSOCIATION WITH GREENWAY ARTS ALLIANCE AT GREENWAY COURT THEATRE PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF “CINNAMON GIRL” BY VELINA HASU HOUSTON & NATHAN WANG OPENING SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014. PRODUCER: Playwrights’ Arena in association with Greenway Arts Alliance DIRECTOR: Jon Lawrence [...]

Theatre Asylum/Combined Artform presents: The Bad Arm – Confessions of a Dodgy Irish Dancer

Theatre Asylum/Combined Artform presents: The Bad Arm Confessions of a Dodgy Irish Dancer Written & Performed by Máire Clerkin Directed by Dan O’Connor Saturday March 29 at 8pm and Sunday March 30 at 3pm Raw rhythms.  Tall tales.  Arse-clenching comedy. The Bad Arm – Confessions of a Dodgy Irish Dancer is the bitter-comic story of [...]

Stella Adler Presents “SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Rochelle Rossman / 323-455-3111 Or rochelle@stellaadler-la.com STELLA ADLER LAB THEATER ANNOUNCES OPENING PRODUCTION FOR THE 2014 SEASON John Guare’s “Six Degrees of Separation” ACADEMY AWARD-WINNER MILTON JUSTICE DIRECTS PERFORMANCES RUN MARCH 14TH THROUGH APRIL 13TH, 2014 Media are invited to attend Opening Night – March 14th LOS ANGELES, CA – (February [...]

Skylight Theatre’s the World Premiere of PRAY TO BALL

World Premiere production announced for SKYLIGHT THEATRE COMPANY in Los Angeles  Skylight Theatre presents the World Premiere of PRAY TO BALL by Amir Abdullah Opening APRIL 26, 2014 with reception to follow 8pm Fridays and Saturdays, 2pm Sundays through May 25, 2014 at 1816 1/2 N. Vermont, LA, 90027 Seldom in American culture has this controversial subject been brought to the stage. Amir Abdullah’s distinctive play ignites [...]

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Santa Monica Rep presents Vaclav Havel’s The Memorandum, Opening March 21 at The Miles Playhouse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            February 22, 2014 Press/media contact: Philip Sokoloff, (626) 683-9205, e-mail: showbizphil@gmail.com DIDN’T YOU GET THE MEMO? SANTA MONICA REPERTORY THEATER PRESENTS VACLAV HAVEL’S COMEDY “THE MEMORANDUM” AT MILES MEMORIAL PLAYHOUSE; OPENS MARCH 21 WHAT: “The Memorandum.” A comedy. WHO: Written by Vaclav Havel. Translated by Vera Blackwell. Directed by Jen [...]