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A border watch volunteer confronts a Mexican man who claims to be looking for his missing daughter. Set in a hostile wasteland between nations, Nowhere on the Border reveals the personal dramas that drive people to cross borders both physical and emotional.
The “Queen of Contemporary Gospel” Yolanda Adams joins Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil in a performance that pays homage to the role of the church as a place that helps young artists find their voices, organizes and supports social justice movements, and offers hope through music.
Join us for a Staged Reading of the Fertile River. Out of the madness of North Carolina’s eugenics program comes this important new play by Vincent Terrell Durham. Set in 1958, an impoverished African American family takes an unwanted journey of discovery as they await and then confront the sugar-coated demands of the eugenics agent. Pay What You Can
A staged reading of Vincent Terrell Durham’s The Fertile River at The Road on Magnolia. The 1958 Eugenics Board of North Carolina targets the household of poor “colored” family. Directed by Justin Lord. Cast: TBA.
A Noise Within and the LA Phil join forces to present a staged reading of potent political theater designed to incite and inspire.
Much has been written about the men lost in the Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter movements. Unexplored, however, are the stories of the women whose lives are affected by these tragedies—the women who wear the “Veils.” From Viola Luizzo to Sabrina Fulton (mother of Trayvon Martin), six talented women portray multiple characters in a story crafted by Arena Stage Playwright’s Arena Playwriting Fellow Steven A. Butler, Jr. and Co-writer/Director Courtney Baker-Oliver.
LYING WITH BADGERS WORLD PREMIERE In this wickedly funny new play, a magically charged world is ignited by wise-cracking spirit animals brought to life by puppets as estranged brothers of the Blackfeet Nation are pitted against one another in a fierce debate over the personal and economic issues Native people face today on their sovereign land. While exploiting mineral rights could provide economic relief for the tribe, it could also destroy sacred land. Traditions are challenged, allegiances are tested, and…
The Art of Puppets with Ayrin Gharibpour Ages 8 and up Explore the wonderful world of puppets! Using recycled and accessible everyday materials, students will learn to make their own puppets in four different styles: glove puppets, rod puppets, shadow puppets, and marionettes. Students will then perform a group show featuring their own original creations! When: Mondays, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm February 10 – March 16, 2020 (6 classes) Where: Center for the Arts Eagle Rock 2225 Colorado Blvd.…
Jewish Women’s Theatre presents their second Salon of the season! March 14th – 24th These dangerous, outrageous, and oftentimes tender stories of the carnal sort will leave you panting and wanting more! Venue location and performance times are dependent on date of show.
Celebration Theatre announces its first-ever online theatre festival CELEBRATING PRIDE. The nation’s oldest continuously-producing LGBTQ+ theatre will host a FULL SEVEN DAYS of online programming dedicated to remind the community to live out loud, to be proud of our past and to look forward to the future! Celebration Theatre invites everyone to check our website (www.celebrationtheatre.org) and to follow Celebration Theatre on social media (@celebrationthtr) for updates, announcements and to find links to all events. Programming slate includes: MONDAY JUNE…