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Feb 072015

CTG ANNOUNCES 2014-2015 WRITERS’ WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS Seven Local Playwrights Have Been Chosen For Annual Nine-Month Workshop Center Theatre Group has selected participants for the 2014-2015 Writers’ Workshop in which seven local playwrights will meet regularly over a nine-month period to craft new plays with the use of resources provided by CTG. The workshop, administrated by […]

Feb 062015
New Concerts, Entertainment And Events At Los Angeles Staples Center

STAPLES Center is located at: 1111 S. Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 Phone: (213) 742-7100 Website: www.StaplesCenter.com  Fresh schedule of Upcoming Concerts, Shows and Events At Los Angeles Staples Center. Upcoming Concerts: Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull – February 13th, 2015 Barry Manilow – April 14th, 2015 Iggy Azalea – April 21st, 2015 Bette Midler […]

Feb 032015
Angela Lansbury’s Smashing Success In “Blithe Spirit”

ANGELA LANSBURY MAKES NOËL COWARD’S “BLITHE SPIRIT” THE BEST-SELLING PLAY REVIVAL IN DECADES AT LOS ANGELES’ CENTER THEATRE GROUP / AHMANSON THEATRE Following sold-out engagements on Broadway and in London’s West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury enjoyed continued success with Noël Coward’s smash-hit comedic play “Blithe Spirit” in its […]

Jan 182015
PLAY LA: New Programs To Support Southern California Playwrights

HUMANITAS AND CENTER THEATRE GROUP TO LAUNCH PLAY LA New Programs Will Support Southern California Playwrights Humanitas / CTG Annual Prize of $5,000 to be Awarded for Best New Unproduced Play and $5,000 Given to Local Theatre for Production Support PLAY LA Will Also Help Develop Up to Five New Plays a Year Humanitas, which […]

Dec 142014
The Civilians’ “Pretty Filthy” A New Musical About “The Other Hollywood” CTG’s Commission

THE CIVILIANS’ “PRETTY FILTHY,” A CENTER THEATRE GROUP COMMISSION, OPENS JANUARY 31, 2015, AT ABRONS ARTS CENTER IN NEW YORK The Civilians’ “Pretty Filthy,” A New Musical About “The Other Hollywood,” with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, book by Bess Wohl and directed by Steve Cosson, is set to open January 31 and play […]

Dec 132014
Nokia Theatre L.A. Hosted Record TEN Award Shows In 2014

RECORD-BREAKING TEN MAJOR AWARD SHOWS AT NOKIA THEATRE L.A. LIVE IN 2014 This year Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE located in downtown Los Angeles hosted a record-breaking ten major award shows in 2014 managing over 50,000 guests from excited fans to A-list superstars with millions of eyeballs tuning in from around the world. Nokia Theatre L.A. […]

Nov 202014
Comedy At YOUR Budget at Flappers Comedy Club

Flappers Comedy Club Announces Pay-What-You-Can Thanksgiving Weekend Need a good laugh at Thanksgiving? It’s on Flappers Comedy Club! Enjoy eight special pay-what-you-can performances by top comedians at Downtown Burbank and Claremont locations, Friday and Saturday, November 28th and 29th. Spirit lifting comedy will be delivered by headliners Jackie Kashian (Last Comic Standing, Bob & Tom, […]

Oct 312014
Tickets For “Dame Edna’s Glorious Goodbye – The Farewell Tour” At The Ahmanson Theatre On Sale This Sunday

“DAME EDNA’S GLORIOUS GOODBYE – THE FAREWELL TOUR” AT THE CTG / AHMANSON THEATRE JANUARY 24 – MARCH 15, 2015 “The most purely enjoyable night of the year,” The New York Times “The house roars…I salute her,” The New Yorker “Razor sharp brilliance,” The Australian Tickets go on sale this Sunday, November 2, 2014, for […]

Oct 162014
Elizabeth Peña Passed Away

The radiant, beautiful, fiery and talented actress Elizabeth Peña has died, yesterday! No additional information pertaining to the cause of her death is available at this time. Several media outlets defined her death as due to “natural causes”. Personally, I can’t imagine a death due to natural causes at only 55…. Elizabeth Peña, a Cuban […]

Sep 182014
"The Sound of Music" North American Tour Begins At The Ahmanson September 2015

A New Stage Production of The Sound of Music Music by RICHARD RODGERS Lyrics by OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN II Book by HOWARD LINDSAY and RUSSEL CROUSE Suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp Directed by JACK O’BRIEN Will Tour North America beginning September 2015 Tour Starts at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre […]

Aug 282014
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt Got Married

After nine years, the fairytale romance of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt culminated in a long anticipated wedding. The setting was Chateau Miraval in France. The ceremony took place on Saturday August 23rd 2014. All six of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s children participated in the wedding ceremony. The wedding was an intimate affair attended […]