Dec 112016
100th Birthday Of Kirk Douglas

Cleft-chinned, American movie star Kirk Douglas continues to enjoy his well-deserved fame as a legendary actor, producer, director and author. We all know the classic films in which he starred. Some of our favorites are: Champion (1949) Bad and the Beautiful (1952) Lust for Life (1956) The Vikings (1958) Spartacus (1960) Lonely Are the Brave […]

Dec 072016
59th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominations

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards nominations have been announced. Beyoncé received the most nominations (9) and set a record! She’s been nominated for a total of 62 Grammys and has received 20 Grammy Awards to date. This year’s nominees for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards are: Record Of The Year Hello Adele Formation Beyoncé 7 […]

Nov 262016
Florence Henderson The Brady Bunch Mom Died

Florence Henderson, the beloved mom in 1969 television series “The Brady Bunch” has died at 82. She was a successful actress, singer, author, television personality and talk show host. Henderson was the youngest of ten children. She was married twice and had four children. The news of her passing surprised her friends and fans. In […]

Nov 202016

CENTER THEATRE GROUP TO HOLD MEMORIAL IN HONOR OF GORDON DAVIDSON MONDAY, JANUARY 9th 2017, AT 7:30 P.M. AT THE AHMANSON THEATRE Center Theatre Group will hold a memorial in honor of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, on Monday, January 9th 2017, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Ahmanson Theatre. The theatre will open […]

Nov 192016

CENTER THEATRE GROUP SELECTS FOUR LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2017 AUGUST WILSON IN-SCHOOL RESIDENCY PROGRAM Residency is Part of Center Theatre Group’s Annual August Wilson Program   Center Theatre Group has selected four local high school teachers from three different high schools in Los Angeles to participate in the 2017 August Wilson […]

Nov 112016
Canadian Artist Leonard Cohen Has Died

Leonard Cohen, the revered singer, songwriter, artist, poet and novelist has died at 82. Intensely original, compared to Bob Dylan and James Joyce, Cohen created a style / genre all his own. Born on September 21st 1934 in Montreal, Canada, Cohen died on November 10th 2016 in Los Angeles, at the age of 82. He […]

Nov 012016
Finalists For 2017 Richard E. Sherwood Award

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 RICHARD E. SHERWOOD AWARD Center Theatre Group’s $10,000 Award for Emerging L.A. Theatre Artists Three finalists have been selected for Center Theatre Group’s 2017 Richard E. Sherwood Award: Jenny Foldenauer, Pablo Santiago and Keith Skretch. Center Theatre Group recognizes and celebrates this year’s finalists for their exceptional contributions to the Los […]

Oct 152016
Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize

Anti-establishment warrior Bob Dylan earns recognition of establishment: the usually conservative Nobel Committee and is awarded 2016 Nobel Prize for literature Legendary American pop music artist Bob Dylan is the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. Dylan sung his poetry to […]

Oct 052016
L.A. Loses An Icon: Gordon Davidson Died

Center Theatre Group mourns the loss of its Founding Artistic Director, Gordon Davidson, who passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016. Plans for a memorial event will be announced in the coming days. “Gordon Davidson was one of the most renowned and respected artistic directors in regional theatre, in large part because he was one of […]

Sep 212016
2016 Emmy Winners

Outstanding Comedy series “Veep” Outstanding Drama series “Game of Thrones” Outstanding Limited series “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Louie Anderson, Baskets Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, Master Of None, “Parents” Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Kate McKinnon, Saturday […]

Jul 202016

Garry Marshall, film and television writer, director, and actor, has passed away at the age of 81, at 5:00pm on Tuesday July 19 from complications of pneumonia following a stroke at a hospital in Burbank, California. Mr. Marshall created the hit sitcoms Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, and Mork & Mindy, as well as directing […]

Jun 232016

THE KILROYS Photo by Elisabeth Caren at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts LA-based collective continues momentum for female and trans playwrights, spotlighting 32 production-ready new plays Continuing the fight to achieve gender parity in the American Theater, LA-based playwright/producer collective THE KILROYS has released its third annual list of industry-recommended new plays. […]