Theater and Dance

The Echo Theater Company’s National Young Playwrights in Residence program culminates in virtual festival

November 9, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

Created to nurture the next generation of playwrights, the program offers a transformative way for new writers to fearlessly create bold new work with the support of a professional artistic community. Selected from over 200 applicants, this year’s crop of young playwrights, ages 18-26, includes six original voices from across the U.S., representing a diverse […]



Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company online at DOC NYC

November 8, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

One of the great lessons learned through this devastating COVID-19 pandemic has been the ability of the internet to transmit thoughts, ideas, words, music and images across the globe in nano-seconds. It’s not that we weren’t aware of this in 2019, but with people needing to stay physically distant from each other, we creatively figured […]



Review: The Wallis’ video engagement of Tom Dugan’s ‘Wiesenthal’

October 21, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

Simon Wiesenthal has been called the Jewish James Bond. But instead of martinis and an Aston Martin, Wiesenthal relied on “persistence, publicity and paperwork” — so says Tom Dugan, who wrote and starred in “Wiesenthal,” a one-man show about the famous Nazi hunter. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts is offering a video […]



The Wallis presents ‘Wiesenthal’

October 14, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents a digital engagement of WIESENTHAL, the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production based on the life of Simon Wiesenthal written by and starring Tom Dugan, available digitally Oct. 20 – 27, 2020. Directed for the stage by Jenny Sullivan, the riveting one-man show, filled with hope, humanity and humor, tells the true story […]



Center Theatre Group Launches Digital Stage

October 2, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

Center Theatre Group has announced the immediate launch of their newest venue, the Digital Stage. Currently housing its ever-expanding library of education, community outreach and Art Goes On videos, CenterTheatreGroup.org/DigitalStage will also feature a collection of new audio and video series including Live from the KDT, Theatrical Experiences, The Forum and Audio Adventures. Center Theatre Group is partnering with artists and arts […]



CAP UCLA Offers Free Fall Season and New Subscriptions

September 5, 2020 | By | Category: Books and Lectures, Classical Music and Opera, Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA), a leading West Coast presenter dedicated to the advancement of contemporary performing arts in all disciplines, is now offering subscriptions, in addition to membership, to access online programming this season. The monthly subscription will include a four-month free trial with charges beginning Jan. 2, 2021, and […]



The Ford Launches Online Virtual Season

September 5, 2020 | By | Category: Entertainment and Events, Theater and Dance

The Ford announced the launch of a new season of digital programs. The online programs will be posted on a variety of platforms, including Facebook Premiere, YouTube, Instagram and Zoom, as well as on the venue’s newly designed website (www.theford.com). All events will be free. Ford Digital Festivals Ford Digital Festivals are curator-led virtual programs […]



Echo Theater Company presents a free online reading of Kira Obolensky’s ‘breakfast lunch dinner’

July 30, 2020 | By | Category: Theater and Dance

The Echo Theater Company presents an online reading of breakfast lunch dinner — a three-course play with recipes by Kira Obolensky. Ingredients: a middle-class Midwestern family, a modest urban kitchen, a larger-than-life mother who visits, a striving woman, a somewhat supportive man, and a daughter named Hurricane. Mix with the world outside, the never-ending attempt to nourish and […]



NYC’s Dance on Camera Festival opens virtually

July 14, 2020 | By | Category: Film, Theater and Dance

The 48th annual Dance on Camera Festival is coming to Los Angeles … virtually. A New York tradition, matched sublimely by LA’s own Dance Camera West Festival, is sending its choices of the best in dances made for the usually big, but this year, small screen. Starting this Friday, July 17, and running through Monday, […]



Dance Drama ‘Aviva’ Premieres Online

June 11, 2020 | By | Category: Film, Theater and Dance

In these unusual times for live performance and theatrical releases, we need to be ready for anything. Opening virtually on Friday and in selected at-home movie houses across the country next week, the gender-fluid “Aviva” premieres this Friday, June 12, via the Laemmle (LA) and Frida (Santa Ana) theaters and Lumiere (Beverly Hills) on Saturday, June […]