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From drunken revelry to the bloody battlefield, this gripping tale of fathers and sons remains one of Shakespeare’s most exciting histories, and this lean, muscular version dives deep into the heart of that timeless question: What does it mean to become a Man?
By Anton Chekhov, Adapted by Sarah Ruhl, Dir. J.Ed Araiza. Olga, Masha and Irina long to leave their sleepy, provincial town and get back into the glamorous city of Moscow. A fresh look at the classic drama about big dreams stuck in a small town. Nov. 4-5, 8-12, 2016, 8 pm; Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 2 pm
Produced by "The Fosters" creator Bradley Bredeweg, R & J Love is a Battlefield, Vol. 2, will premier at Hollywood’s newest entertainment venue, the Prospect Theatre. Volume 2 is a fresh take on the original, featuring a talented and diverse cast, new music, as well as a contemporary and edgy look.
A smash hit at last season’s Hollywood Fringe Festival, Janet Schaphohl’s story about identical twins (starring actual twins Elizabeth and Emily Hinkler) in pre-World War II Berlin has been expanded and gets a full production at the Odyssey Theatre. Beginning January 16.
Emotions run high and battle lines are drawn when family and political loyalties collide in a powerful new family drama by John Fazakerley. Tony-nominated director Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore) helms a distinguished ensemble cast in the world premiere of Corktown ’57.
Derived from Shakespeare's fantasy, The Tempest, this freshly conceived reconstruction is a potent confection of physical theater and verbal gymnastics — a father-daughter story for the ages that explores the power of love and forgiveness. Begins February 20 at the Odyssey Theatre.
The Fountain Theatre continues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens on November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television stages Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel” at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse. Based on Ferenc Molnar’s play “Liliom.” Directed by Jeremy Mann, with musical direction by Dan Belzer. The musical features Broadway actress Linda Kerns and undergraduate acting students.
Film, television and Broadway star Lainie Kazan directs undergraduate performers in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Ray Bolger Musical Theater Program as they transport audiences to the world of Ol’ Blue Eyes in recognition of the 100th anniversary of his birth.