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Australian Theatre Company seeks full-length plays for annual reading series in June

LOS ANGELES (March 28, 2017) — L.A.'s award-winning Australian Theatre Company is inviting submissions of full-length plays to be presented by a professional director and cast as part of its 2017 Summer Reading Series, scheduled to take place this June at the Zephyr Theatre. This year's theme is “United on Stage,” a celebration of inclusivity … Continue reading Australian Theatre Company seeks full-length plays for annual reading series in June


IAMA THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER “PATRON OF THE ARTS” SHONDA RHIMES

New Endowment will fund “Rhimes Unsung Voices Playwriting Commission” March 20, 2017…Los Angeles…IAMA THEATRE COMPANY announces world-renowned television producer and creator Shonda Rhimes as the first ever “Patron of the Arts” for the critically acclaimed theater company. The nonprofit organization is made up of an ensemble of theater artists seeking to connect and cultivate a new … Continue reading IAMA THEATRE COMPANY ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER “PATRON OF THE ARTS” SHONDA RHIMES


Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Winners For Theatrical Achievement In 2016

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 48th annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre tonight, Monday, March 20, at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. Four 2016 productions received plaques: A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder at the Ahmanson Theatre; Cloud 9 at Antaeus Theatre Company; Disgraced at the Mark … Continue reading Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Announces Winners For Theatrical Achievement In 2016


Jorge Sciupac joins Los Angeles Theatre Center as managing director

LOS ANGELES (March 20, 2017) — Following an extensive search,Jorge Sciupac has been chosen as managing director of both The Los Angeles Theatre Center and the Latino Theater Company. The Latino Theater Company has operated the City-owned Los Angeles Theatre Center since 2006. Sciupac will oversee the development and execution of the LATC's strategic plan … Continue reading Jorge Sciupac joins Los Angeles Theatre Center as managing director


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


The Aging Actor

By Victoria Thompson I spent all of my life, apart from the years I was engrossed in raising my children, working as an actor or, to be more exact, working at finding work as an actor.  Being socially challenged, I was never adept at selling myself as a commodity or at doing the industrious networking … Continue reading The Aging Actor


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

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