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While We Wait for the Lawsuit...

As we wait for the lawsuit, the inter webs remains a-blaze with opinion from the Times, Huffington Post, KCRW and the LA Weekly. read more
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Even 9 + 1 More Musings after AEA Votes to End the "99-Seat Plan"

Thoughts about how Actors' Equity Association continues to resort to blatant distortions and provable fiction to justify its case against Los Angeles theater. read more
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Happy Seventh Anniversary to Bitter Lemons!

It started with an angry post on the Big Cheap Theatre List Serve. A list which now boasts over 2,500 members strong, consisting of a variety of Los Angeles Theater folk, actors, writers, directors, producers, designers, a list that has been alive and kicking since 1999 and continues to this day. It Began, April 24th, 2008, 9:13am read more
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David Elzer Does the Math on the NEW 99 Seat Plan

2000 to 1000 is 2 to 1 or (66% to 33%) AGAINST being paid more money which is a very big number - historic really - since when in history has there been a vote passed by this margin for NOT being paid more money? I mean, what???? I mean, who would vote for that? Seriously? Oh, except the overwhelming majority of Los Angeles based AEA members who value the diverse and cultural landscape they have helped to create – they value that more than the money. And for many, very good reasons - read more
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Actors' Equity Association Defies Its Membership and Eliminates the 99 Seat Plan

The Council voted to make substantial changes to the 99-Seat Theatre Plan that will eliminate the availability of the Plan. read more
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Adding Your Venue to the Bitter Lemons Directory

There are more performance venues and theater companies per capita in Los Angeles than in any other city in the United States. And we want all of them listed here at the Lemon. read more
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Listing Your Show at Bitter Lemons

If you have a show you’d like to promote and want to get yourself in the mix for a LemonMeter Rating, a LemonHeadMeter Rating, Unique Advertising & Marketing opportunities, a BLI Review, and a host of other services, go here and list your production. You'll be able to add to, edit, or modify your show page any time anywhere, for as long as you like. It's YOUR show page. read more
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How to Become a Part of the LemonHeadMeter

The LemonHeadMeter is similar to the LemonMeter but solicits its reviews directly from the community rather than from the professional critic, forming an audience generated critical consensus, allowing for yet another layer of opinion that the theater-goer can use to make an even more informed decision on their entertainment needs. read more
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How to Become a Part of the LemonMeter

In the hopes of making the LemonMeter more efficient and less time consuming on our end, and more streamlined and beneficial on your end, going forward, a reviewer or critic will need to be registered with Bitter Lemons to have their work considered for inclusion in the LemonMeter. read more
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True Grit - The Bitter Lemons Story

Kat Primeau proposes a toast to LA Bitter Lemons. read more
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