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Friday, May 5, 2017

Cast Set for Michael Arden-Helmed The Pride by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Alexi Kaye Campbell's play, exploring sexuality and acceptance, comes to the Wallis in Los Angeles this summer.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017

The Los Angeles Theatre Digest: April 30–May 6 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Alexis Kaye Campbell's The Pride, Antaeus extends Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, and more.

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The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2017–2018 Season by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Joe Morton (Scandal) comes to the Los Angeles venue, plus the return of Kneehigh Theatre and the world premiere of Jackie Unveiled.

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Friday, April 28, 2017

The Los Angeles Theatre Digest: April 23–29 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Ginnifer Goodwin and Alan Leech star at the Geffen, Bedlam comes to the Broad, plus openings and closings on the West Coast

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Spamilton and More Head to the West Coast's Center Theatre Group by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The Los Angeles theatre company has announced their 2017–2018 season at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

A Noise Within Announces Their 2017–2018 Season by Patrick Pizzolorusso

‘Entertaining Courage’ is the theme of the Pasadena venue's new season, which includes Mike Poulton's A Tale of Two Cities.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

The Los Angeles Theatre Digest: April 16–22 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Michael Harney of OITNB premiers his new play, two world premieres, plus openings and closings on the West Coast.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Orange Is the New Black Star Michael Harney Premieres His Newest Play In L.A. by Patrick Pizzolorusso

A collection of six one-acts written by Michael Harney explores the transformative nature of life.

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Hairspray Live! Exhibit Comes To The Paley Center For Media by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Art, costumes, photography, and more from the live TV event will be on display in Los Angeles.

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

The Los Angeles Theatre Digest: April 9–15 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Jay Leno comes to the Geffen and the Little Fish Theatre makes big repairs, plus openings and closings on the West Coast.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Significant Other Heads to the West Coast as the Geffen Announces Season Additions by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Significant Other, by Bad Jews playwright Joshua Harmon, is part of the 2017–2018 lineup.

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Open Fist Theatre Company Takes on Murray Mednick’s Gary Plays Series by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Murray Mednick’s six-play series is will be directed by Guy Zimmerman at the Atwater Village Theatre.

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Geffen Playhouse Begins New Podcast with Jeffery Tambor, Rita Wilson and More by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The weekly series will offer listeners a backstage glimpse of the California theatre company.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Los Angeles Theatre Digest: April 1–7 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

A Doll's House, Part 2 heads to the West Coast (while also on Broadway), the L.A. Theatre Awards return, and more.

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How the Late Gary Austin, Founder of the Groundlings, Inspired the L.A. Theatre Community by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The improv pioneer helped foster the careers of several comedians, including Kristen Wiig and Paul Reubens.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Annette Bening, Alfred Molina, and More Join Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The one-night-only even will also feature Phylicia Rashad and Danai Gurira.

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Center Theatre Group Announces Block Party Lineup and Casting by Patrick Pizzolorusso

CTG will remount past productions from Coeurage Theatre Company, Fountain Theatre, and Echo Theater Company.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Los Angeles Weekly Digest: March 24–31 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Into the Woods and The Encounter come to town, and L.A. bids farewell to Fun Home.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

California's Theatricum Botanicum Announces Summer Season by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The open-air venue will present works by Shakespeare, Jon Robin Baitz, and more.

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How One Night in Miami Made It From a Small L.A. Theatre to an Olivier Nomination by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Kemp Powers discusses the unexpected path of his play, which explores a pivotal moment in the life of Muhammad Ali.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Shonda Rhimes Named IAMA Theatre Company’s Inaugural ‘Patron of the Arts’ by Patrick Pizzolorusso

“Their productions made me finally feel the way one does when exploring the New York Off-Broadway world of theatre.”

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

John Pollono's Rules for Seconds World Premieres in Los Angeles by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Directed by Jo Bonney, the dark comedy is the first work to come out of The Tremblors collective.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

The Laguna Playhouse Announces Its Upcoming Season by Patrick Pizzolorusso

From Hairspray to I Am My Own Wife, the Playhouse's 97th season promises something for everyone.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

The L.A. Theatre Digest: March 2–March 9 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The acclaimed Into the Woods tour comes to L.A., Theatre of Note touts two world premieres, Game of Thrones parody shows extend, and more.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Odyssey Theatre Hosts the Los Angeles Premiere of Punk Rock by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Simon Stephens' play will run March 25–May 14.

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Los Angeles Game of Thrones Musical Parody Extends Through April by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The hit musical from the team that brought audiences Lost: The Musical continues on at the Macha Theatre.

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Friday, March 3, 2017
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

How to Watch Jane Kaczmarek in Long Day's Journey Into Night by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The Geffen Playhouse production, co-starring Alfred Molina, will be available live via BroadwayHD.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The L.A. Theatre Digest: Feb. 16–22 by Patrick Pizzolorusso

The Geffen Playhouse announces its new season, Bessie Smith comes to the Los Angeles area, and more updates!

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Meet the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts’ First Artistic Director by Patrick Pizzolorusso

Paul Crewes has joined the Los Angeles venue as its first-ever artistic director.

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