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Friday, May 7, 2021

Why SB 805 Should Be Law: Dollars and Sense by Steven Morris

For starters, SB 805 would bring countless of impoverished theaters across California, out of the shadows of non-compliance with AB 5 – a risk with draconian financial penalties. The p…

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Remembering Christopher Pennock by Steven Morris

Chris was a very good actor, on Broadway in 1967 in The Rose Tattoo and A Patriot for Me, before being contracted to the soap opera, Dark Shadows. He also appeared on General Hospital, Baywa…

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Garden of Earthly Delights by Steven Morris

You stop remembering the past. You stop imagining the future. You stop just to breathe. A pause. In that breath comes the perfume of the narcissus and hyacinths. Next week, it will be gone, …

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Friday, April 9, 2021

The Collapse of LA STAGE Alliance: A View From After the Fall by Steven Morris

I was hired in 2014 as Executive Director to bring some kind of meaningful change to what was, even then, a calcified operation. I resigned at the end of 2018 for all kinds of reasons, the p…

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Friday, February 19, 2021

Life Is a Dream by Steven Morris

Sometimes I hit a combination of notes in a prelude – a combination so enticing, I have to stop and say, oh, that’s really nice. It’s like walking in my local meadow when the sun is me…

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Saturday, February 6, 2021

Cornwall to stage rare performance of 14th-century Ordinalia cycle by Steven Morris

One of British Isles’ oldest works of drama to be performed for only third time in 300 years A medieval amphitheatre in the far south-west of Cornwall is to be the venue in the autumn for …

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Sunday, January 31, 2021

Who Will Survive? by Steven Morris

The question is, in some ways, a question of how to survive during cultural climate change: In the midst of a tempest, do you stake your survival on the smaller rafts that have demonstrated …

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

March by Steven Morris

MarchReviewed by Dana MartinLos Angeles LGBT Center and Playwrights’ ArenaThrough November 15thLA's LGBT Center and Playwrights’ Area have gone (COVID compliantly) rogue by staging high …

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Monday, October 12, 2020

The Shape of Things by Steven Morris

The death tally from this virus now exceeds 210,000 Americans. That’s if we believe the official numbers. And, frankly, in October, 2020, why should we? The post The Shape of Things appe…

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Feeling Remote by Steven Morris

Zoom is responsible for “the death of the pause” says performer-playwright Morgan Smalley. “Whenever there’s a pause, everyone thinks their Internet has gone out.” The post Feelin…

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Friday, July 10, 2020

'We need help as soon as possible': Bristol's theatres in peril by Steven Morris

The Old Vic and Tobacco Factory Theatres hope that help from the £1.57bn UK arts sector rescue fund arrives soon This month actor Mark Rylance was supposed to be wowing audiences from the s…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Horticulture, Theater, and Social Justice After the Pandemic by Steven Morris

"With similar disillusion over the disconnect between cause and effect, between reason and policy, and like so many others, I’ve cultivated what could be called a Covid garden of fruits an…

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Saturday, July 4, 2020

The Couple Behind Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre by Steven Morris

“These plays that we do, these shows are like the sands of my life. I can track my life according to the shows I did and when I did them and who I did them with, and the thousands of peopl…

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Monday, June 29, 2020

24th Street Theatre’s Jay McAdams and Debbie Devine by Steven Morris

“Even through the big recession of 2008 and 9/11 we were all wondering if life would go on, and it did change, and still went on. We are resilient as a tribe. . . Old theater couples are …

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Tom Ormeny and Maria Gobetti’s Victory Theatre Center by Steven Morris

“We closed before we opened.” Ormeny says. “It’s the first time in 50 years for me that I haven’t opened the show. The set was up, we were going into dress rehearsals, we were rea…

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Grossmans’ Skylight Theatre by Steven Morris

“Maybe it sounds a little Pollyannish,” Sandee says, “but our approach is that in these challenges – and sometimes they're kind of overwhelming – we are always looking for where th…

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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

The House that Geoff and Julia Built by Steven Morris

“At the age of 16,” Michel says, “I knew right away that I wanted to work as an actress on stage and then that was it. I was in love with the theater and will always be in love with th…

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Frederique Michel and Charles Duncombe’s City Garage by Steven Morris

“At the age of 16,” Michel says, “I knew right away that I wanted to work as an actress on stage and then that was it. I was in love with the theater and will always be in love with th…

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Friday, April 17, 2020

David Melville and Melissa Chalsma’s Independent Shakespeare Company by Steven Morris

“We generally know what’s going to set each other off so we really try not to get stuck in each other’s territory,” Melville explains. Furthermore, says Chalsma, “We are blessed wi…

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Friday, April 10, 2020

Diane Rodriguez, Remembered by Steven Morris

"Diane loved living large. She loved being the bridge, the connector. She loved people to thrive. She loved to support artists. She loved to have a great laugh." The post Diane Rodriguez, Re…

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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Jack Stehlin and Jeannine Wisnosky-Stehlin’s New American Theatre by Steven Morris

“How do we stay together?” Jack muses. “How do these couples . . . longevity? When it gets so bad, the other person is not as bad off as you, and they can hold the fort while you can…

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Spread Love and Tell Dumbass Jokes: How to Survive a Pandemic by Steven Morris

"We’re flying blind here, enacting severe, cautionary policies in a void of data. And the lock-down policy itself may exacerbate the crisis – school closures in which kids return to, and…

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

Alice in Wonderland by Steven Morris

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Found by Steven Morris

Reviewed by Katie Buenneke IAMA Theatre Company Through March 23 If you’ve ever wondered if a talented musical theater composer could take literally anything and turn it into music, Found,…

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Rorschach Fest, Inkblot C by Steven Morris

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Two Stage Raw Critics Honored by Steven Morris

"Stage Raw Managing Editor Vanessa Cate and Senior Editor Deborah Klugman have been recognized for their writing via an audience vote, administered by the theater/aggregator website better-l…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Revenge Song by Steven Morris

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Until the Flood by Steven Morris

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Thursday, February 6, 2020

West Adams by Steven Morris

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

The Last Ship by Steven Morris

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

What The Constitution Means to Me by Steven Morris

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All that Chat

2019-2020 BROADWAY SEASON
Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 12, 2020: BROADWAY SHUTDOWN
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Sep 14, 2021: BROADWAY REOPENS
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre