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LA’s Center Theatre Group Promises All-Female-Playwright Season Next Year (And Gets ‘Slave Play’ Back)

After criticism for programming few plays by women this season, culminating in Jeremy O. Harris pulling Slave Play from the schedule there, CTG says that the entire 2022-23 season at Mark Taper Forum will be plays by female or nonbinary writers, mostly BIPOC. – Yahoo! (Los Angeles Times)
Tags: Art, La, Theatre, Ctg, Center Theatre Group, Jeremy O Harris


Jeremy O. Harris Pulls ‘Slave Play’ From L.A. Run Over Center Theatre Group’s Lack of Women Playwrights

Jeremy O. Harris is in the process of removing “Slave Play” from its upcoming Los Angeles run at the Center Theatre Group due to the organization’s lack of female playwrights showcased this season. Harris took to Twitter on Oct. 5 to share an email titled “Slave Play at CTG” with the following text: Dear all, […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, HARRIS, Ctg, Center Theatre Group, Jeremy O. Harris, Slave Play, Center Theatre Group 's Lack of Women Playwrights


As LA’s Center Theatre Group Director Retires, The Enterprise Needs A Rethink

“The character of Michael Ritchie’s audience has not been shaped in this devout manner. The marketing of hits has replaced more time-consuming forms of outreach. On the level of scale, this may make sense. But theater isn’t a traditional business. And while loyalty may not register on year-end financial statements, it pays long-term dividends.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, La, Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Michael Ritchie, 06.10.21


LA Theatre Raises $700K In A Single Online Fundraiser. Here’s How

It was with no small amount of happiness that Center Theatre Group this week said it had generated more than $700,000 through a single fundraising event: a boisterous Zoom party featuring an impressive list of theater makers and celebrities. The event was part of the RWQuarantunes program, launched last year by WME partner Richard Weitz and his teenage daughter, Demi, to raise money for groups devastated by coronavirus shutdowns. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, La, Theatre, Demi, Center Theatre Group, Richard Weitz, 02.03.21


L.A.’s Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson, and Kirk Douglas Theatres Will Stay Closed Until Late Next Spring

“Center Theatre Group announced on Tuesday that it would remain dark until spring 2021 to help curb the spread of COVID-19 — an unprecedented, more than 56-week closure period. The largest nonprofit theater company in Los Angeles — which stages productions at the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre — said programming is scheduled to resume in late April.” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Los Angeles, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Ahmanson, Center Theatre Group, Ahmanson Theatre Mark Taper Forum, 06.16.20, Kirk Douglas Theatres


BREAKING: Center Theatre Group's at the Ahmanson Theatre Postpones to Spring of 2021

Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced Center Theatre Group's 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre, previously referred to as the 2020 - 2021 season, will begin later than originally announced. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Ahmanson, Ahmanson Theatre, BWW News Desk, Center Theatre Group, Michael Ritchie


Video Flashback: Watch Phillipa Soo in a Scene From the Pre-Broadway Run of AMELIE at the Ahmanson

Center Theatre Group has released a new video in its Scenes From the Vault series. This time, they're flashing back with a clip of Phillipa Soo in the pre-Broadway run of Amelie at the Ahmanson in 2016 [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Amélie, Ahmanson, Stage Tube, Center Theatre Group, Phillipa Soo


VIDEO: Jeremy O. Harris Talks SLAVE PLAY as Part of Center Theatre Group's ART GOES ON Series

Center Theatre Group has released a new episode of Art Goes On, featuring Jeremy O. Harris [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Stage Tube, Center Theatre Group, Jeremy O Harris


VIDEO: Flashback to the Musical GIRLFRIEND In Center Theatre Group's 'Scenes From the Vault'

Center Theatre Group iscurating a collection of scenes from some of its most beloved productions through its Scenes From the Vault series. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Vault, Stage Tube, Center Theatre Group


SLAVE PLAY Announced as Part of Center Theatre Group's 2020 – 2021 Season at the Mark Taper Forum

Jeremy O. Harris' 'Slave Play' will be a part of Center Theatre Group's 2020 - 2021 season at the Mark Taper Forum. Two-time NAACP and Obie Award winner and the recipient of Center Theatre Group's inaugural Sherwood Award, Robert O'Hara returns to direct 'Slave Play'. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Naacp, BWW News Desk, Center Theatre Group, Robert O Hara, Jeremy O Harris Slave Play


Video Flashback: Cicely Tyson in a Clip From THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL at the Ahmanson in 2014

Center Theatre Group is curating a collection of scenes from some of their most beloved productions for your viewing pleasure. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Cicely Tyson, Ahmanson, Stage Tube, Center Theatre Group


Video Flashback: Check Out Scenes From Center Theatre Group's RED

Center Theatre Group iscurating a collection of scenes from some of its most beloved productions through its Scenes From the Vault series. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Stage Tube, Center Theatre Group


Diane Rodriguez, Longtime Champion Of Theatre Artists Of Color, Has Died At 68

Rodriguez, a writer, actor, and former associate artistic director at Center Theatre Group, died of cancer on Friday. “‘Diane was an incredibly disciplined artist, with equal talent as a writer, director and actor,’ said CTG Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. ‘But she was never more animated than when she was advocating for the work of other artists. The arts community mourns the loss of a leader and advocate for accessibility, inclusion and community.'” – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, People, Ctg, Diane, Rodriguez, Diane Rodriguez, Center Theatre Group, Michael Ritchie, 04.11.20


VIDEO: Witness A Day In the Life at Center Theatre Group

Last week,Center Theatre Groupannounced the postponement of several upcoming productions in its 2020 season. Today, the company released a video sharing a glimpse in the life when their facilities are in operation. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Center Theatre Group


Wake Up With BWW 3/31: Pre-Broadway 1776 Cancelled, and More

Today's top stories Center Theatre Group's pre-Broadway production of 1776 has been cancelled, and more. [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Center Theatre Group, Stephi Wild


Wake Up With BWW 3/31: Pre-Broadway 1776 Postponed, and More

Today's top stories Center Theatre Group's pre-Broadway production of 1776 has been postponed, and more. [Author: Stephi Wild]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Center Theatre Group, Stephi Wild


Pre-Broadway 1776 and More Postponed at Center Theatre Group

Center Theatre Group has announced the postponement of severalupcoming productions. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Carmen Cusack and More Launch New Center Theatre Group Video Series

Center Theatre Group has launched a new artistic project titled Art Goes On [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Carmen Cusack, BWW News Desk, Center Theatre Group


VIDEO: Carmen Cusack, Bill Irwin, and Jennifer Leigh Warren Perform as Part of Center Theatre Group's ART GOES ON Series

Center Theatre Group is sharing a new series of videos from members of the Center Theatre Group family, called Art Goes On in which stars speak to what theatre means to them right now and share some of their favorite pieces of art. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, BWW News Desk, Center Theatre Group, Carmen Cusack Bill Irwin, Jennifer Leigh Warren Perform


Review Roundup: Lucas Hnath's DANA H. at Vineyard Theatre - Critics Weigh In

Vineyard Theatre presents Dana H., by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters, began previews on February 11 with Deirdre O'Connell reprising the title role for the New York premiere direct from engagements at Center Theatre Group and The Goodman Theatre. [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Lucas Hnath, Review Roundups, Center Theatre Group, Deirdre O Connell, Steve Cosson, Dana H, Dana Higginbotham


Sam Mendes’ ‘Lehman Trilogy’ Kicks off Ahmanson’s New Season

Sam Mendes’ “The Lehman Trilogy,” which took London’s West End by storm will be part of the Ahmanson’s lineup for the 2020-21 season. It will be joined by Broadway hits “Hadestown” and “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Artistic director Michael Ritchie announced the season that will also feature four fan favorites and another production to be […]
Tags: London, News, Aaron Sorkin, Broadway, Sam Mendes, Ahmanson, Ahmanson Theatre, Center Theatre Group, To Kill a Mockingbird, Michael Ritchie, Hadestown, Lehman Trilogy


Center Theatre Group to Dim Lights for Kirk Douglas

This evening. Center Theatre Group will dim its lights in honor of screen legend and philanthropist Kirk Douglas who passed away today, February 5, 2020. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Kirk Douglas, BWW News Desk, Center Theatre Group


Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Production Photos and Video of Sting in THE LAST SHIP

Production photos and footage have just been released of Sting's musical, THE LAST SHIP. The national tour of THE LAST SHIP is now playing in Los Angeles at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre through February 16 followed by engagements at the Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco, Washington D.C. at the National Theatre St. Paul, MN at the Ordway and Detroit, MI at the Detroit Opera House. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Los Angeles, Detroit, Ordway, SAN FRANCISCO WASHINGTON, Ahmanson Theatre, Golden Gate Theatre, BWW News Desk, Detroit Opera House, Center Theatre Group, National Theatre St Paul MN


Share Our Passion For The Arts!

Junior publicists work directly under Center Theatre Group’s Head of Publicity and closely with playwrights, directors, actors as well as other theatre artists, producers and arts administrators on all of the earned media including, but not limited to PR in print, online, and broadcast and appearances by staff and associated artists. Position Description POSITION TITLE: Junior Publicist REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Head of Publicity DIRECT REPORTS INCLUDE: N/A W...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Microsoft, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Dodgers, Communications, Kirk Douglas, Center Theatre Group, Michael Ritchie, Ahmanson Theatre Mark Taper Forum, Meghan Pressman, Center Theatre Group 's Head of Publicity


TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Joins Ahmanson Theatre's 2020 - 2021 Season

Producer Scott Rudin announced today that 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' Aaron Sorkin's new play, directed by Bartlett Sher and based on Harper Lee's classic novel, will be a part of Center Theatre Group's 2020 - 2021 season at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas will perform the role of Atticus Finch. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Los Angeles, Harper Lee, Scott Rudin, Bartlett Sher, Sorkin, Richard Thomas, Atticus Finch, Ahmanson Theatre, BWW News Desk, Center Theatre Group


Vineyard Theatre Announces Dates for DANA H.

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern announce dates for Dana H. by Lucas Hnath, adapted from interviews with Dana Higginbotham conducted by Steve Cosson, and directed by Les Waters. Previews will begin on February 7 at Vineyard Theatre 108 East 15th Street with Deirdre O'Connell reprising the title role for the New York premiere direct from engagements at Center Theatre Group and The Goodman Theatre. Opening night is set for February 25. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: New York, Theatre, Lucas Hnath, BWW News Desk, Center Theatre Group, Deirdre O Connell, Douglas Aibel, Sarah Stern, Steve Cosson, Dana H, Dana Higginbotham, Les Waters Previews


Managing Director – Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Woolly Mammoth invites applicants and nominations for this leadership position at one of the field’s leading regional companies. The next Managing Director will join Artistic Director Maria Manuela Goyanes, in her inaugural season, in a co-leadership structure. Woolly Mammoth has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to lead this search and interested candidates may apply for this position and submit requested materials by visiting this link: https://tinyurl.com/Woolly-MD For forty ye...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Washington Dc, Dc, Maria, Board, Center Theatre Group, Search Committee, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Howard Shalwitz, Maria Manuela Goyanes, Woolly, Maria Manuela Goyanes Maria, Meghan Pressman, United Scenic Artists Woolly, Penn Quarter Controlling Entity


How Can We Prepare Arts Students From *All* Backgrounds For The Arts Workforce?

“Many programs focus exclusively on craft and artistry, but rarely — if ever — address the nitty-gritty topics such as finding work, money management, or entrepreneurship, although these are all critical to finding success in many areas of the arts.” Camille Schenkkan writes about how she’s worked on these issues as Next Generation Initiatives Director at Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles. – Americans for the Arts
Tags: Art, Los Angeles, Issues, SJ, Center Theatre Group, 05.07.19, Camille Schenkkan


Ethan Coen, Bill Irwin, Heidi Schreck on the Bill for Taper, Douglas Season

Screenwriter and director Ethan Coen kicks off the Mark Taper Forum season Sept. 11 with a collection of short plays titled “A Play Is a Poem,” while the Kirk Douglas’ season opens with “On Beckett,” conceived and performed by Bill Irwin, on Sept. 13. Center Theatre Group’s 2019-20 season features two world premieres and plays […]
Tags: News, Beckett, Kirk Douglas, Ethan Coen, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Aasif Mandvi, Bill Irwin, Heidi Schreck, Mark Taper Forum, Center Theatre Group, Michael Ritchie, Ethan Coen Bill Irwin Heidi Schreck, Taper Douglas Season


Lea Michele, Darren Criss, Seth MacFarlane Croon Broadway Favorites at Center Theatre Group Gala

Lea Michele, Darren Criss, Seth MacFarlane and acclaimed actress and playwright Dominique Morrisseau (“Ain’t Too Proud”) were among the performers who stole the show at Monday night’s “A Grand Night” fundraising gala for Center Theatre Group held at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. The song-filled event, which drew some 600 attendees and was […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Events, Lea Michele, Darren Criss, Mark Taper Forum, Center Theatre Group, Lea Michele Darren Criss Seth MacFarlane, Croon Broadway, Center Theatre Group Gala, Dominique Morrisseau