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How 9/11 Helped 24th STreet Find Its Role - by Jay McAdams

A wonderful remembrance from Jay McAdams of 24th Street Theatre on how art can sometimes be both our sustenance and our shelter when we need them most.How 9/11 Helped 24th STreet Find Its Roleby Jay McAdamsOn this anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks, we all remember where we were that fateful morning and what we felt. Although our little theatre in LA had no direct connection to the attacks, 9/11 played a significant role in 24th STreet’s development. Much of who we are today stems from the realization we ha...
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"Whiskey" and "Bird" Display the Dazzle and the Danger of Theater in the Abstract [Updated]

Saw a couple of shows last week that, for me, are vivid examples of both the risk and the reward that Theater in the Abstract can provide, those productions in question would be Theatre of NOTE’s The Whiskey Maiden and 24th STreet Theatre’s Man Covets Bird.[Editor’s Note: Just a heads up that the show I saw at 24th Street was a preview and so what follows are my thoughts on a production that was not yet finished. Apologies to the creators and producers, the intent...
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Sustainability

Saw this on the Big Cheap Wire and thought it might of interest to the LemonHeadNation.An article on Sustainability in the Arts was published on Big Cheap. You can read it here.But it’s Jay McAdams, Executive Director of 24th Street Theatre’s response, that was most enlightening. As it usually is. A man in the trenches, living the dream, or nightmare, depending on how you look at it.Give the article and read and then take a look at Jay’s response below:I read this article becaus...
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Karmic Ice Cream Truck - By Jay McAdams

Karmic Ice Cream TruckBy Jay McAdamsFor those who have not yet seen 24th STreet Theatre’s new show, Man Covets Bird, I won’t spoil the story other than to say that the plot involves an old ice cream truck. So we thought it would be great to have an actual ice cream truck right outside the theatre after each performance. Who doesn’t love ice cream, right? But with the food truck craze, ice cream trucks for events cost an absolute fortune. We splurged for opening weekend and hired one anyway, which e...
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The Bitter Lemons' Best of Los Angeles Theater 2015

The time is here, LemonHeads! The time for all the Bitter Lemons’ Best of Lists! First we’ll have this Best of Los Angeles Theater list (see below), shit that left an impression on me, kept punching me in the face in a good way after I left the theater, then we’ll have the Top Rated list - which are the shows that received the best critical accolades pulled directly from our LemonMeter – and then we’ll have the Best Stories of 2015. I know, I know, the excitement is overw...