Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:39 am
There are theatre purists who believe that like separation of church and state, there should also be a separation of stage and cinema.
Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:37 am
Theatre By The Blind will present five performances of “Walk Me Home” at the Promenade Playhouse in Santa Monica over the next two weekends.
Posted Feb. 24, 2014, 9:16 am
The West Coast Jewish Theatre has presented many productions with a Jewish theme, some of which were outstanding and some of which were sub-par.
Posted Feb. 20, 2014, 8:17 am
In 2012, Italian filmmaker brothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani submitted “Caesar Must Die” for Best Foreign Language film, which had won the Golden Bear award at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival.
Posted Feb. 10, 2014, 9:19 am
In this reality TV driven world, Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse may not be household names but in the Broadway theatre community, they are legends.
Posted Feb. 7, 2014, 6:54 am
The Santa Monica Playhouse this weekend opens performances of “Jamaica Farewell” – an award winning play written and performed by Debra Ehrhardt and directed by Joel Zwick.
Posted Feb. 6, 2014, 8:40 am
Jersey Boys has entertained guests in Las Vegas for more than 2,000 performances since opening in 2008, and the show has performed at its current home, Paris Las Vegas, since March 2012.
Posted Feb. 4, 2014, 9:24 am
Visitors to Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade will be in for a special treat this Thursday, Feb. 6 when Cirque du Soleil presents a free preview of its traveling production "Totem" that's currently on show next to the Santa Monica Pier through March 16.
Posted Feb. 1, 2014, 10:21 am
Santa Monica’s Morgan-Wixson Theatre Youth Education/Entertainment Series today opens performances of the pop culture phenomenon “Schoolhouse Rock Live!”
Posted Jan. 27, 2014, 10:21 am
In an electrifying tour-de-force, Barry McGovern, one of the preeminent interpreters of the works of Samuel Beckett, flooded the Kirk Douglas Theatre with a tidal wave of some of the famed author/playwright’s most savory, provocative, and obtuse prose in “I’ll Go On,” compiled by McGovern and Gerry Dukes from a trilogy of novels written by Beckett: “Malloy,” “Malone Dies,” and “The Unnamable.”
Posted Jan. 26, 2014, 8:44 am
Santa Monica College’s Theatre Arts Department has announced that its production of “The Old Lady Shows Her Medals” has been selected to participate in the prestigious 2014 Regional Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival, which will be held Feb. 12-15 at the Los Angeles Theater Center (LATC).
Posted Jan. 23, 2014, 2:35 pm
Lincoln Middle School Theatre presents a punk rock modern staging of the classic musical "Peter Pan" this weekend.
Posted Jan. 23, 2014, 8:34 am
Hershey Felder has carved out a very successful career in the United States and Europe as a composer, musician, and actor, primarily known for his one-man shows that embody some of the greatest composers including Chopin, Beethoven, Liszt, Leonard Bernstein, and the award-winning “George Gershwin Alone” for which he received a Los Angeles Ovation Award for Best Music and Best Actor.
Posted Jan. 17, 2014, 10:45 am
Performances begin tonight under Cirque du Soleil’s trademark blue-and-yellow big top tent next to the Santa Monica Pier for the touring production of “Totem.”
Posted Jan. 16, 2014, 7:56 am
The extension of “Kurt Weill at the Cuttlefish Hotel” at the brand-new West End Theatre on the Santa Monica Pier has been postponed until an as-yet undecided date.
Posted Jan. 10, 2014, 9:31 am
The popular Fireside at the Miles program returns today for its fifth season at Santa Monica’s historic Miles Memorial Playhouse.
Posted Jan. 10, 2014, 9:26 am
“A Picasso” by Jeffrey Hatcher opens tonight, Jan. 10 at the Promenade Playhouse at 1404 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, which will be followed by a reception.
Posted Jan. 10, 2014, 8:52 am
A team of more than 60 men and women pushed more than 100 supporting poles Thursday afternoon to raise the roof of Cirque du Soleil's blue-and-yellow big top tent.
Posted Jan. 9, 2014, 8:20 am
In a breathtaking display of percussive and movement virtuosity, this troop of young performers were mesmerizing with their astounding creativity in the recent production of “STOMP” that recently completed a sold-out run at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.
Posted Jan. 8, 2014, 9:02 am
Chicago-born Shun Ng is a gifted guitarist, singer, and songwriter who, despite having little access to music as a child growing up in Singapore, is now an acclaimed international performer.
Posted Jan. 2, 2014, 8:11 am
Santa Monica Playhouse has announced the return of the original Rudie-DeCarlo Family Theatre musical comedy “Alice and the Wonderful Tea Party” after its 2013 limited engagement.
Posted Dec. 27, 2013, 9:32 am
If you saw Creating Arts Company’s “Princess Show” earlier this year, then don’t miss the all new “Princess Show 2” at the Miles Memorial Playhouse this Saturday, Dec. 28.
Posted Dec. 25, 2013, 9:10 am
Do you have the holiday blues? Feeling blah? Hate shopping? Hate being nice to relatives you really don’t like? Are you wishing you could go to sleep and when you wake up, all the “festivities” are over? Well, be sad no more as The Second City’s “A Christmas Carol – Twist Your Dickens!” on stage at the Kirk Douglas Theatre is the perfect antidote to the holiday tradition condition.
Posted Dec. 20, 2013, 9:28 am
Santa Monica Playhouse Family Theatre presents “Enchanted Fairytale Interactive Holiday Theatre” only one more time this year – Saturday, Dec. 21, from 10:30 am to noon.
Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:31 am
The echoes of Kurt Weill’s dark footsteps on the Santa Monica pier will be heard on the historic seaside structure. Tony Award-winning actor/director Paul Sand's limited-run show at the new West End Theatre transforms an enclosed observation deck at the end of the Santa Monica pier into what will be a cabaret-style performing space.