Editor: Monique LeBleu

Monique A. LeBleu/ Editor and Podcaster - Weekly columns include, Earcandy, which shares the best of Podcasts on Better Lemons and Crisis Media Management, which shares various tools, tips, and resources to assist creatives in during COVID-19 shutdowns and beyond.

Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar: Virtual Online and Future Shows Now Registered - April 6 - 12, 2020

Calling all Artists Better Lemons now includes all Online Live Events in our Calendar! Online Pre-recorded Events will be posted on our Video page! To register your virtual theater or performance events that are streaming at a specific time and date on our Event Registration page. If you have pre-recorded art since practicing social distancing, … Continue reading Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar: Virtual Online and Future Shows Now Registered - April 6 - 12, 2020


The Show Must Go Online: Registered this week NEW Online Virtual and Future Shows on Better Lemons Calendar!

Calling all Artists Better Lemons will now include all Online Live Events and Online Pre-recorded Events in our Calendar! The first virtual event has registered on the Better Lemons! Be sure to register your virtual theater or performance events that are streaming at a specific time and date on our Event Registration page. Better Lemons … Continue reading The Show Must Go Online: Registered this week NEW Online Virtual and Future Shows on Better Lemons Calendar!


From Self-care to Self-promotion: Making your Social Media Marketing Work Better For You - PART I

As part of a series, this column highlights communication strategies for handling unpredictable circumstances and a variety of essential online tools and suggestions for you and your teams to implement in the coming days. As many productions are currently being put on hiatus, so are the kind of life activities outside of our homes that, … Continue reading From Self-care to Self-promotion: Making your Social Media Marketing Work Better For You - PART I


Ear Candy: Podcasts on Better Lemons Highlighting Live Shakespeare in L.A.

Better Lemons' podcasts cover a variety of interviews of show creatives in Los Angeles, with many recorded live and direct at the venues, and published on SoundCloud. These interviews are from productions that have already closed. Collected here are a series of interviews of show producers and artists who work toward providing live Shakespeare performances … Continue reading Ear Candy: Podcasts on Better Lemons Highlighting Live Shakespeare in L.A.


More L.A. Venue and Event Postponements, Updates, Cancellations, and Active Shows

Better Lemons has updated more shows in our calendar with any current postponements, updates, or cancelations due to coronavirus and concerns and actions towards the safety of theatre patrons where larger audiences are expected. Most venues are using directives by Governor Gavin Newsom and California Public Health and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti announcements this week … Continue reading More L.A. Venue and Event Postponements, Updates, Cancellations, and Active Shows


L.A. Venues and Events That Are Postponing, Updating, or Canceling To Help Deter Coronavirus Spread and Protect the Public

UPDATES: 11-14-20 5:30 p.m. PST Better Lemons is currently in the process of updating our calendar with shows that have postponed, updated, or canceled due to coronavirus and concerns and actions towards the safety of theatre patrons. The following is a list of venues and shows that we have updated and have been updating currently. … Continue reading L.A. Venues and Events That Are Postponing, Updating, or Canceling To Help Deter Coronavirus Spread and Protect the Public


Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – March 2 - 8, 2020

Better Lemons currently has over 140 shows NOW registered on the Better Lemons Calendar! Registered NEW this week are Art Shows, Musicals, Comedy, Cabaret, Solo, Readings, and more: For shows with a LemonMeter rating, visit our LemonMeter page. Wait Until Dark Share on social media. Bernhardt/Hamlet Share on social media. One Way Ticket to Oregon … Continue reading Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – March 2 - 8, 2020


Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – February 25 - March 1, 2020

Musicals, Comedy, Cabaret, Immersive, Solo, Readings, Kid-friendly shows, and more now registered on the Better Lemons calendar! For shows with a LemonMeter rating, visit our LemonMeter page. The Serpent Share on social media. LA Fest by Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA Share on social media. The Bindings Share on social media. Antigone, Presented by the Girls of … Continue reading Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – February 25 - March 1, 2020


Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – February 17 - 24, 2020

Musicals, Comedy, Cabaret, Variety shows, and more now registered on the Better Lemons calendar! For shows with a LemonMeter rating, visit our LemonMeter page. Law & Order: The Musical! Share on social media. Love in Bloom Share on social media. Dead Man's Cell Phone Share on social media. Twisted Broadway Share on social media. Improv … Continue reading Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – February 17 - 24, 2020


Valentine's Weekend and Beyond: The Other Way to Celebrate Love With the Lights Out

Like a box of chocolates, here's a rich and varied collection of L.A. theatrical, comedy, magic, and variety shows, readings, and classic films to enjoy for your Valentine's, Galentine's, or Palentine's Weekend--and beyond--currently registered on Better Lemons' Calendar. Loves Me/Loves Me Not Share on social media. She Loves Me Share on social media. Gifted Share … Continue reading Valentine's Weekend and Beyond: The Other Way to Celebrate Love With the Lights Out


Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – February 4 - 9, 2020

Rooftop Film Festivals, Musicals, Comedy, Magic, Shakespeare, Cabaret, Variety shows, and more now registered on the Better Lemons calendar! For shows with a LemonMeter rating, visit our LemonMeter page. Ragtime The Musical Share on social media. The Bogeyman Share on social media. ROD ROGET’S CELEBRITY NIGHTCAP at Zombie Joe's Underground Share on social media. Barrett … Continue reading Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – February 4 - 9, 2020


Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – January 27 - February 3, 2020

Theatrical, One-Person, Musicals, and Comedy shows, Music, Dance, and Cabaret now registered on the Better Lemons calendar! For shows with a LemonMeter rating, visit our LemonMeter page. Sugar Houses Share on social media. Looking for Leroy Share on social media. Cafe Vida Share on social media. The Andrews Brothers Share on social media. Taming the … Continue reading Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – January 27 - February 3, 2020


Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – January 20 - 26, 2020

Theatrical, One-Person, Musicals, and Comedy shows, Music, Dance, Cabaret, and Theatre Festivals registered on the Better Lemons calendar! For shows with a LemonMeter rating, visit our LemonMeter page. HAIR Share on social media. Michael Griffiths - In Vogue: Songs by Madonna Share on social media. gUnTOPIA Share on social media. Wild at Hart Share on … Continue reading Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – January 20 - 26, 2020


Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – January 13 - 19, 2020

Theatrical, One-Person, Improv, and Comedy shows, Music, Dance, and Award Shows registered on the Better Lemons calendar! For shows with a LemonMeter rating, visit our LemonMeter page. Making God Laugh by Sean Grennan Share on social media. Human Interest Story Share on social media. Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano Share on social … Continue reading Now Registered on the Better Lemons Calendar – January 13 - 19, 2020


Winners at the 30th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards

The 30th Annual LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were presented on Monday, January 13, 2020, at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. The fast-moving evening awarded in thirty-six categories—13 Southern California theatre companies won, with 33 individual artists receiving awards. Of the total awards, the Geffen Playhouse received 17 total for their … Continue reading Winners at the 30th Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards

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