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‘1776’ Musical Sparkles – Now At the Ahmanson Theatre LA Thru May 7

Liz Mikel, Nancy Anderson, and Gisela Adisa in the National Tour of '1776'

*The Tony award-winning musical “1776” has been revived and the curtain has risen at the historic Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. The production written by Peter Stone and lyricist/composer Sherman Edwards was first introduced in the late 1960s. It brings to life a reenactment of the writing of The Declaration of Independence. The spirited revival […]

‘Tambo & Bones’ – A Roaring World Premiere at Kirk Douglas Theatre

W. Tré Davis and Tyler Fauntleroy in 'Tambo & Bones'

*The Los Angeles season of live theater returns to white-hot productions and explosive performances.  Dave Harris’ world premiere of “Tambo & Bones” is no exception.  EURweb has anticipated it’s opening since the Ojai Playwrights Festival of 2019 where we witnessed a provocative and entertaining staged reading. The words jump off the pages, the characters leap […]

‘Blues for An Alabama Sky’ – Amusing Forecast at the Mark Taper Forum | PICs

Nija Okoro and Greg Alverez Reid - Craig Schwartz Photography

*The Center Theatre Group presents Blues For An Alabama Sky, now playing at The Mark Taper Forum.  Opening night brought out the usual galaxy of stars, Debbie Allen, Norm Nixon, Dawn Lewis, Kiki Shepherd, Susan Kelechi Watson (This Is Us) and many more.  As the lights rose, the audience was transcended to Harlem, New York […]

Tony Award Winning ‘A Christmas Carol’ Coming to LA direct from Broadway

*Casting has been announced today for the five-time Tony Award-winning production of “A Christmas Carol” playing Los Angeles with Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kate Burton (Ghost of Christmas Past) and Grammy and SAG Award nominee Alex Newell (Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs. Fezziwig) joining the previously announced Bradley Whitford (Ebenezer Scrooge). This magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens’ timeless […]

‘Until The Flood’ Plays One More Week At the Kirk Douglas Theatre

*Until The Flood stars Dael Orlandersmith in a gripping solo performance set in the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014. Until The Food draws you in to experience each character that she portrays on a personal level, as they observe the political incorrectness and grapple with their feelings about the […]

Sting Stars in the Los Angeles debut of ‘The Last Ship’ at The Ahmanson

*Seventeen time Grammy Award winner Sting has moved fans in an ethereal way for more than 3 decades. His transcendent performances have mesmerized via radio, live concerts and recordings heard around the world.  Currently the magic of Sting is captured in the stage musical The Last Ship. The production is inspired by Sting’s father and […]

Center Theatre Group Closes Out Block Party with ‘Native Son’

*EURweb was among those lucky invitees who witnessed the opening of Nambi E. Kelly’s rendition of the Richard Wright classic novel “Native Son” last month at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, California. The performances closed out the trilogy of plays included in the Center Theatre Group’s Block Party.  Other productions were “For The […]

Rehearsals Have Begun for Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s ‘Lackawanna Blues’

*Acclaimed theatre artist Ruben Santiago-Hudson has begun rehearsals for his powerful and touching solo play “Lackawanna Blues,” which will play at the Mark Taper Forum March 5 through April 21 with the opening set for March 13 at 8 p.m. Produced by Center Theatre Group, “Lackawanna Blues” is written, performed and directed by Santiago-Hudson with live music performed by […]

School Girls, Mean Girls, Funny Girls- Why yes!

*The science of “mean” is artistically crafted in Jocelyn Bioh’s hilarious play School Girls, or The African Mean Girls Play, now showing at the Kirk Douglas Theater in Culver City, CA through September 30th 2018.  Ms. Bioh is a Ghanian/American, who is a resident playwright at Lincoln Center and a 2017-2018 Tow Foundation Playwright in […]

‘Spamilton’ Opens at CTG’s Kirk Douglass Theatre in Culver City, CA

*Center Theatre Group presents the West Coast premiere of the hit musical parody “Spamilton,” created, written and directed by Gerard Alessandrini.   Produced by special arrangement with John Freedson, David Zippel, Christine Pedi and Gerard Alessandrini, “Spamilton” celebrates and satirizes the Broadway blockbuster with a versatile cast. The cast includes, in alphabetical order, Glenn Bassett, Susanne Blakeslee, Dedrick A. […]