Tag Archives: theatre

  • Treshelle Edmond: Deaf Actress Reprises Role in ‘Spring Awakening’

    Jun 1, 15 by DeBorah B. Pryor Leave a comment

    *Let’s face it, there are not many actors, not to mention those who may be just starting out, who can say they actually shared the stage with superstar, John Legend. But Treshelle Edmond can. The deaf actress was chosen to perform “America the Beautiful” in American Sign Language, simultaneously during Legend’s performance, at Super Bowl […]

  • L.A. Women’s Theatre Festival Comes to Ivy Substation (Danny Glover News Too!)

    May 27, 15 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment

    *Fresh off of their successful 2015 festival, themed: “Solo But Not Alone,” the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) brings encore performances to Culver City for one very special night on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. The venue will be the Ivy Substation, 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. The show will […]

  • Anna Deavere Smith Sparks Thought in ‘Never Givin’ Up’ at The Broad Stage

    Apr 26, 15 by By DeBorah B. Pryor Leave a comment

    *Anna Deavere Smith is an actor, playwright and professor who hails from the San Francisco Bay Area. She is best known for crafting one-woman multi-character works that bring America’s social issues to the fore and crafts them in a way that causes audiences to think beyond what their eyes see and their ears hear. She […]

  • An Awesome and Moving ‘Stop Kiss’ at The Pasadena Playhouse

    Nov 17, 14 by By DeBorah B. Pryor 1 Comment

    *A lone figure stands on the dimly lit stage of the Pasadena Playhouse looking out at the audience. The only thing you can decipher from the persons’ expression, is that they seem troubled. But then the scene changes abruptly, and the immediately identifiable exterior of a New York City apartment building rises up to reveal the interior […]

  • Sharon Leal Stars in ‘Stop Kiss’ at The Pasadena Playhouse

    Oct 30, 14 by LaRita "Jazzy Rita" Shelby 1 Comment

      *With same sex relationships being more public and even politicized, it is not uncommon to see more of these romantic story lines on screen and on stage.  The Pasadena Playhouse welcomes “Stop Kiss” a play written by Diana Son that has been widely received and is the winner of the GLAAD Media Award for […]

  • The West Coast Premiere of Choir Boy Soars at the Geffen Playhouse

    Oct 15, 14 by Geffen Playhouse Leave a comment

    *At the Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys, a young black man knows what is expected of him. Work hard, fall in line and if you’ve got the voice for it, use it to praise God in the school choir. Within these walls, Pharus Young (with the voice of an angel and a keen mind) […]