Theatre Podcasts, #Thtr68Festival, Theatres Are Secular Cathedrals, and More News

Little Known Facts –
Podcast with today’s biggest stars
from Broadway, Film and Television

With her unique style of hosting, Ilana Levine gives her listeners up close and personal access to today’s biggest stars from Broadway, Film and Television. Her intimate and revealing conversations with Tony Award, Academy Award, Grammy Award and Emmy Award winners gives listeners the feeling they are part of a conversation between old friends. New episodes are released on Tuesdays.

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Broadway Backstory – It all started with an idea

Broadway Backstory is a documentary style podcast from TodayTix and Theater People that explores how a show develops from an idea to a full Broadway production.

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Theatre People

Interviews with Tony Winners, Broadway Legends, and Today’s Hottest Theater Stars. Brought to you biweekly by Patrick Hinds and Mike Jensen.

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The ‘Booked It’ Podcast
Finally Talks about Actor’s Equity
with A BRONX TALE’s Adam Kaplan

What is acting? Acting is being. Being is the nature of essence. Being is life. Life is the essence of being. Being is acting. Acting is life. Repeat. What is acti….WHAT THE F*CK? I’m in a cult. You’re in a cult. We’re all in a g*ddamn cult. #askifitsequity

This is the episode where we finally talk about Actor’s Equity: why we need it, where it’s headed, and how it’s all literally burning down around us. read more and listen here


LOCAL

THEATRE 68 17 ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL

Opening February 8th and runs through March 31st, 2018 ​(Press are invited and encouraged to review all productions)​ LOS ANGELES (January 2​4​, 2018) – In celebration of their 17th Year in Los Angeles, Ronnie Marmo and Theatre 68 are proud to present A Theatre 68 Festival of great works. read more here


LOCAL FOR KIDS

Celebrate Year of the Dog

Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB), in partnership with China International Culture Association (CICA) and Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Associations for Cultural Exchanges, with the support of the Chinese Consulate of Los Angeles, will host its seventh annual Chinese New Year celebration at the Saban Theatre on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 2 p.m. read more here

Great Expectations at The Wallis

Seven-year-old orphan Pip’s encounter with an escaped convict begins a series of events that will change his life forever. Some of Charles Dickens’ most memorable characters are vividly brought to life in this anarchic and joyful one-man-adaptation of the classic tale. read more here

Dance Sundays

Three-time Emmy Award-winner Debbie Allen is back for the third season running with her wildly popular Dance Sundays, an exhilarating series of FREE, outdoor dance events – Salsa, African, Tap, Hip-Hop and more – for the whole family! read more here

Honey Child Record Release Show!

Dance and sway with the puppets to the sweet sounds of Honey Child (and more!), at their record release show! Doors at 8pm! ALL AGES! read more here


NATIONAL

Buy a Ticket, Become the Show at Dallas’ Pocket Sandwich Theatre

Pocket Sandwich Theatre doesn’t take itself seriously. And that’s why, of all the theaters in Dallas, it’s the one  you’re most likely to appreciate even if you don’t like the theater. read more here

5 Female Directors On Why the Theatre Industry Struggles With Gender Equality

To kick off 2018 right, Roundabout Theatre Company partnered with StubHub and The Interval to present Women in Theatre: Resetting the Stage, a panel addressing some of the challenges and inequities faced by women in the theatre industry. read more here

This Month in Theatre History

From the first woman in a ‘breeches’ role to the Wooster Group’s Arthur Miller acid test, February was an eventful month on U.S. stages. read more here


AROUND THE WORLD

Mark Shenton: Theatres are secular cathedrals that absorb the spirit of their plays

A theatre is more than just a building you visit to see a show. Cinemas, on the other hand, especially in the multiplex era, are mostly generic, interchangeable spaces. You may select one based on the comfort of the seats or the size of its screen but, importantly, you have a choice of seeing a film in multiple locations. read more here

‘The Patchwork Theatre’ brings performing arts to Niagara Falls

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – Niagara Falls is home to a lot of hidden gems. One of those is a theatre on Pine Avenue in one of the city’s historic buildings. read more here

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