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Jan 28 – Feb 20, 2022
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Jean-Claude van Itallie’s ceremonial play, developed in the late 1960s with the visionary Open Theatre, juxtaposes scenes from the Bible’s Book of Genesis with various modern experiences. Images of the Garden of Eden with Adam and Eve taking a bite from the forbidden fruit might occur alongside modern experiences, like Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech. Taken from the website.
October 23 – December 12, 2021
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No time to sleep. No room for error. No pleasing mom. A young girl struggles to find herself against the backdrop of 1980s small-town America in the world premiere of The Wolfe & The Bird. Taken from the press release.
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It’s a comedic one-woman show about how her mom’s death went from being the worst thing that ever happened to her to the best thing. Taken from the press release.
Join us again as we celebrate the culture and history of LA with six new original audio plays, written by Playwrights Lab members and recorded by Antaeus Actors. Taken from the website.
Through a sophisticated and theatrical audio odyssey, Sonnets for an Old Century invites you to stroll through the beaches of Puerto Rico, waft through the windows of a quiet Seattle neighborhood, and take flight from a mythical tower high above the sea. Oscar-nominated writer José Rivera weaves a tapestry of poetic, magical meditations in this highly produced sonic journey exploring yearning, connection, and community. Taken from the website.
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In Anyone But Me, Carrasco dissects the psyches of women who struggle with self-identity, exploring the personas we create in order to get by. From the local grocery clerk, to your neighbor’s teenage daughter, to that lady from the cult — this play is about women who want to be someone they’re not. Someone better, easier, stronger… anyone but them. Taken from the press release.
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Set on the 500th day of quarantine, LaMadrid’s The Oxy Complex is a dark comedy exploring love, sex, loneliness, trauma and the hormone that affects it all — Oxytocin, also known as “the cuddle” or “love” hormone. Taken from the press release.