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On the night a death-house chaplain must hand over the reigns to the confident young pastor set to replace him, the men encounter an enigmatic inmate who challenges their convictions and changes their lives forever. Death House is a startling new piece of theatre that explores justice, redemption, and the possibility that we’re all more connected than we may want to admit.
NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) spotlights Black Cinema with a selection of short films from Black filmmakers, along with a selection of local and international independent films. The evening begins with American Bistro, director Arthur Diennet’s feature debut. This uplifting and funny film follows an uncle and nephew whose lives haven’t turned out as they had each hoped, who unite to open a restaurant in Los Angeles. The night continues with powerful shorts program Other Lives, which offers a glimpse into…
Celebrating Black Women: “There’s A Brown Girl in The Ring” by Beah Richards A concert reading with S. Pearl Sharp
A concert reading of actor/director/philosopher Beah Richard’s last work There’s a Brown Girl in The Ring. This work, brought to life by a stellar cast of actors who shared the stage with Beah, marries history and personal stories while exploring relationships, aging, human rights and the full spectrum of “being.”
Brewster’s back! Rising from the ashes with a slick plan for a bottled water plant on reservation land. There’s mixed agreement and opposition from family and friends, including an old flame with a grudge – but is he the secret ingredient for success? This play was workshopped as Corn Soup. Previews | Wednesday, March 6 and Thursday, March 7 | 8:00 p.m. Opening Night | Friday, March 8, 8:00 p.m. A reception with the cast and crew follows the Opening…