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Political Thriller “Farragut North” Now @ Kentwood Players

Political Thriller “Farragut North” Now @ Kentwood Players

Kentwood Players proudly presents Farragut North, a political thriller by Beau Willimon, opening Friday, September 8 through Saturday, October 14, 2017 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045. There will be a complimentary pre-show champagne and dessert reception between 7:00-7:30pm for season [...]

Quattrosound @ Julian Dixon Library – Sept 23

Quattrosound @ Julian Dixon Library – Sept 23

Join us for a live musical performance by Quattrosound, an innovative ensemble presenting an inspiring and eclectic program of classical, Latin and jazz works. Winners of the Latin Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 2015, the group's originality and clever compositions will resonate in a concert that's great for the whole family - and free. Beginning at 2 pm at the Community Room at the Culver [...]

CTG “Head of Passes” Opens Sunday

CTG “Head of Passes” Opens Sunday

Academy Award winner and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney’s “Head of Passes” opens Sunday, September 24 at 7 p.m. at the Mark Taper Forum. Directed by Tina Landau, the poetic and powerful new play, which is part of Center Theatre Group’s 50th anniversary season at the Taper, continues through October 22, 2017. The cast of “Head of Passes” includes, in alphabetical order, Alana [...]

Captain Greedy’s Carnival to Premiere @ Actors’ Gang

Captain Greedy’s Carnival to Premiere @ Actors’ Gang

The Actors’ Gang’s new musical production of Captain Greedy’s Carnival will have its World Premiere on September 30, as part of the theater’s 2017/18 Season of Thugs, Outcasts and Heavenly Myths. Written by Jack Pinter and directed by Will Thomas McFadden, Captain Greedy’s Carnival is a mock tribute to greed, humbug, corruption and predatory capitalism “My original concept for [...]

“Big Night” at KDT

“Big Night” at KDT

The world premiere of Paul Rudnick’s new play “Big Night” opens Saturday, September 16 at 8 p.m. at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie (“Chicago” and “Bright Star”), “Big Night” is currently in previews. Performances will continue through October 8, 2017. The cast for “Big Night” includes, in alphabetical [...]

WLA College to Celebrate Acclaimed Art Collection – Sept. 21

WLA College to Celebrate Acclaimed Art Collection – Sept. 21

A gallery of internationally recognized art has been donated to West Los Angeles College and the doors will be open for the community to come and enjoy a free reception and exhibition on September 21 at 5 pm.  Showcasing the college’s new permanent collection featuring works by artists recognized nationally and internationally. The collection was generously donated by Dr. Ernest Nagamatsu, [...]

Actors’ Gang to Read The Children’s Hour – Sept. 6

Actors’ Gang to Read The Children’s Hour – Sept. 6

Coming this Wednesday, Sept 6 at 6:00, The Actor's Gang returns to the Culver City Julian Dixon Library to read scenes from classic plays. This season, The Gang will be reading from acclaimed plays by women playwrights, starting this month with scenes from Lillian Hellman's classic The Children's Hour. The Children’s Hour was a shocking play for its time. It was based on an actual incident [...]

Democracy Now to Host “Reclaiming Gotham” @ Actors’ Gang

Democracy Now to Host “Reclaiming Gotham” @ Actors’ Gang

Celebrate the release of Juan González’s latest book with special event at The Actors’ Gang in Culver City. In Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities, Juan González explains how cities are becoming the center of progressive political change, and introduces a new generation of municipal leaders spurring this movement for grassroots [...]

CTG Begins Rehearsals for “Big Night”

CTG Begins Rehearsals for “Big Night”

Photo by Craig Schwartz. Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Paul Rudnick’s new play “Big Night.” Directed by Tony winner Walter Bobbie (“Chicago” and “Bright Star”), “Big Night” begins previews September 10, opens September 16 and continues through October 8, 2017, at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre. The world premiere will run September 10 through [...]

Last Weekend for Actors’ Gang “Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Last Weekend for Actors’ Gang “Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream”

The final weekend of The Actors’ Gang’s Shakespeare in Media Park is coming this August 26th and 27th.  Don’t miss this rumbling, stumbling Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream including a Tyrannosaurus Rex, talking robots, wizards and star-crossed lovers dotted with bon mots on orange hair and climate change. In the end, the right Power Ranger couples reunite (you saw this coming [...]

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