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Thursday, December 6, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Now in its 37th season, Celebration Theatre, under the artistic direction of Michael A. Shepperd, revealed its 2019 season of shows at the Lex Theat…

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Following a record-breaking six-week, sold-out engagement in L.A., Center Theatre Group announced today that the national tour of the Tony-winning D…

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Friday, November 23, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Echo Theater Company will be bringing three premiere works by acclaimed playwrights to L.A. audiences in 2019. The season kicks off with the Los Ang…

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival is announcing that applications are now available to receive a Fringe Scholarship. Ten Fringe Scholarships will b…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The official 2018-2019 National Academic Decathlon literature selection is Tom Stoppard's Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, wherein Shakespear…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Tony, Grammy, Emmy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer/lyricist/actor Lin-Manuel Miranda and his father, Luis A. Miranda Jr., founding presid…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Tracey Paleo, founder of Gia On The Move, will join special guests at the Los Angeles Better Lemon’s Meet The Critics II Panel in a discussion of …

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Independent Shakespeare Company has been named the 2018 recipient of the Paul Robeson Citation Award from Actors' Equity Foundation and Actors’ Eq…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS In honor of the 100th year of Veterans Day and the fifth anniversary of the founding of the Center for American War Letters at Chapman University, t…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The Road Theatre in NoHo is continuing its recurring The Word At The Road readings with Angela J. Davis’s The Spanish Prayer Book, inspired by tru…

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The 5th annual Cabaret is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, in support of The Actors Fund, will take place over three nights, featuring thre…

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The Gordon Davidson Award Presentation, honoring its inaugural recipient, Oskar Eustis of The Public Theater, for “Lifetime Achievement and Distin…

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The Actors’ Gang Theater kicks offs its 2018/19 season with The Madwoman of Chaillot, the 1943 satire written by Jean Giraudoux, celebrating “lo…

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Thursday, September 6, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Humanitas announces that its 3rd Annual Play LA Festival, at CASA 0101 Theatre in Los Angeles, Sep 7-9, will include a new play by Pulitzer Prize-…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Musical Theatre Guild will open its 23rd anniversary season with Jerry Herman’s 1966 Tony-nominated musical, Mame, based on Patrick Dennis’ nove…

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN MEMORIAM Nancy Hereford, longtime Press Director for the Center Theater Group, passed away on August 14. Originally assigned as press representative for the …

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Once Upon A Canyon Night, Treepeople’s summer entertainment series at S. Mark Taper Foundation Amphitheatre in Coldwater Canyon Park (12601 Mulhol…

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS East West Players announces Counter-Culture, a new series of community conversations and readings, as part of its 53rd anniversary season, Culture S…

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Thursday, August 2, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC) announces two “Intersection” events during its annual New Works Festival (Aug 5-12), including an opening …

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Thursday, July 26, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Center Theatre Group has completed casting for the pre-Broadway run of ain’t too proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations, opening at the Ahm…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

AIDS and Los Angeles Theatre by Julio Martinez

by Julio Martinez The AIDS virus was not readily apparent to the Los Angele theater community in the early 1980s. On June 5, 1981, UCLA-based immunologist Dr. Michael Gottlieb published a r…

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The real-life Hollywood romance of Ronald and Nancy Reagan has been turned into the musical, In A Booth At Chasen’s, with music and lyrics by two…

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Ovation Award-winning Rogue Machine will be leaving the Met Theatre at the end of September to take up residency at Electric Lodge, located at 1416 …

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The Road Theatre Company presents its Ninth Annual Summer Playwrights Festival—"8 Days! 30+ Plays!"—with new works by Wendy MacLeod, Craig Pospi…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Executive Producer Michael Sterling and Co-Executive Producer Barbara Van Orden have announced that auditions for LA's Next Great Stage Star 2018, p…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS The fourth annual Stage Raw Theater Awards will take place on Aug 20, 2018, at Los Angeles Theatre Center in downtown LA. In prior years, shows were…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

On the Fringe: Winding Down by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez AWARDS AND CLOSING The 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival Awards Ceremony will be held at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre on June 24. Doors open at 6 pm.; awards begi…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS 5-Star Theatricals (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) Board of Directors announced that Patrick Cassidy will assume the responsibilities of Artistic …

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Pizza and Whine, Balls’ On, Terra is a Warm Gun, and More at the Fringe by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez THE PLAY’S THE THING Pizza And Whine, written by Raffaela Capp, Virginia Kelly, and Maria Capp, follows four female cousins as they “reignite their love for…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

This Week in LA Theatre by Julio Martinez

Julio Martinez is taking a vacation in Paris. LA STAGE Insider will return on June 14th.  

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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Events and More from the Official Opening Week of the Hollywood Fringe Festival by Julio Martinez

By Julio Martinez IN THE NEWS Community events scheduled for the 9th Annual Hollywood Fringe Festival: Fringe Cabaret, hosted at The Eastside Commons at Thymele Arts (Jun 10, 12…

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