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AEA President Kate Shindle is Starring in Fun Home at CTG and Pro99 Folks Are Not Happy About It

The Tony Award Winning Musical Fun Home is currently playing at the Ahmanson and is currently has a 100% Sweet rating on the LemonMeter. The production stars current Actor's Equity president Kate Shindle who recently did an interview with the LA Times. It's a good interview highlighting Shindle's Miss America experience and the activism she's done for HIV/AIDS. … Continue reading AEA President Kate Shindle is Starring in Fun Home at CTG and Pro99 Folks Are Not Happy About It


Buffy Forever, Phillipa Soo Sings and Schmucks - This Week's Must Read

HERE ARE THIS WEEK'S BEST ARTICLES ABOUT THE PERFORMING ARTS AND CULTURE Phillipa Soo Sings "Times Are Hard for Dreamers" in This Amélie Bonus Track (TheaterMania) Theatres as Town Halls, With Politics (Occasionally) on the Agenda (American Theatre) On ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer,' we fell for the Slayer along with Angel, Riley and Spike (Washington … Continue reading Buffy Forever, Phillipa Soo Sings and Schmucks - This Week's Must Read


Actors' Equity Appoints New Communications Director

Beginning March 6, the role is responsible for developing and supporting all of the union's strategic communications plans. Actors' Equity Association welcomes Brandon Lorenz as the union's new national communications director effective March 6. Working closely with executive director Mary McColl, Lorenz is responsible for developing and supporting all of the union's strategic communications plans. … Continue reading Actors' Equity Appoints New Communications Director


Urgent call to action: Robert Schenkkan's ‘Building the Wall' will premiere at Fountain Theatre, roll across U.S.

LOS ANGELES (Feb. 17, 2017) — A new play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge), written in direct response to the immigration policies of the Trump administration, reveals how those policies might lead to a terrifying, seemingly inconceivable, yet inevitable conclusion. Building the Wall opens … Continue reading Urgent call to action: Robert Schenkkan's ‘Building the Wall' will premiere at Fountain Theatre, roll across U.S.


Hillary Clinton receives a standing ovation and the Equity debate continues - This Week's Must Read

HERE ARE THIS WEEK'S BEST ARTICLES ABOUT THE PERFORMING ARTS AND CULTURE John Cleese: How to write the perfect farce (Guardian) See Hillary Clinton and Steven Spielberg at Sunset Boulevard (Playbill) 2 Cast Albums Hit Billboard Top 20 for the First Time in 50 Years (Playbill) The most fearless woman in opera? Patricia Racette on coming … Continue reading Hillary Clinton receives a standing ovation and the Equity debate continues - This Week's Must Read


Antaeus to unveil Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale

GLENDALE, Calif. (Feb. 13, 2017) — Antaeus Theatre Company will name its new venue at 110 E. Broadway in the City of Glendale the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in honor of the Gindlers' $1 million capital campaign contribution and long-standing patronage. Following months of construction, doors will open on March 2with Open … Continue reading Antaeus to unveil Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale


Jake Gyllenhaal Sings and Mark Ruffalo Stands up for LA Theatre - This Week's Must Read

HERE ARE THIS WEEK'S BEST ARTICLES ABOUT THE PERFORMING ARTS AND CULTURE   Study reveals which moves can take you from disco disaster to dancing queen (Guardian) Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: February 10 (Playbill) Trending Now—an Arts Imperative in Economic Policy (NEA Arts Work) Lighting Plots For Super Bowl LI Halftime Show (Live … Continue reading Jake Gyllenhaal Sings and Mark Ruffalo Stands up for LA Theatre - This Week's Must Read


This Week's Must Read

HERE ARE THIS WEEK'S BEST ARTICLES ABOUT THE PERFORMING ARTS AND CULTURE Simon McBurney: Beware of Pity is chillingly resonant in the Trump era (Guardian) Taking Note: Trending Now—an Arts Imperative in Economic Policy (NEA Arts Work) If you love cultural criticism, you have to see ‘I Am Not Your Negro' (Washington Post) Remembering playwright … Continue reading This Week's Must Read


Theatre News: Boston Court names Kyle Clausen Executive Director

BOSTON COURT PERFORMING ARTS CENTER NAMES KYLE CLAUSEN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PASADENA, CA (January 25, 2017)– Following an extensive nationwide search, Boston Court Performing Arts Center Board Chair Sarah Lyding announced today that Mr. Kyle Clausen will join the organization as its Executive Director, bringing dynamic new leadership to the acclaimed Pasadena cultural institution. “At an … Continue reading Theatre News: Boston Court names Kyle Clausen Executive Director


Reasons to Get Off the Couch

Looking for reasons to get off your couch? Then look no further - here are some great shows and events happening this week for you to go check out. Wonder City, part of Son of Semele's Company Creation Festival, plays tonight through Friday (and Feb 11 & 12). Arrive early as there will be a … Continue reading Reasons to Get Off the Couch


This Week's Must Read

HERE ARE THIS WEEK'S BEST ARTICLES ABOUT THEATRE AND THE PERFORMING ARTS: Our friends at Footlights write about the responsibility of the artist (Footlights) Drama-Logue founder Bill Bordy has donated a total of $500,000 to LA STAGE Alliance. (This Stage) When you go to the theatre and see a play, consider supporting the work of … Continue reading This Week's Must Read

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