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 Arts    April 17, 2014 

Rehearsals Begin for Douglas Play

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Kimber Lee's "different words for the same thing," which begins previews May 4 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City....

 
 Arts    April 17, 2014 

Kentwood Players Presents Agatha Christie's THE HOLLOW

Kentwood Players proudly presents Agatha Christie's "THE HOLLOW" from May 16 to June 21 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm with Sunday matinees at 2 at the Westchester Playhouse. The...

 
 Arts    March 13, 2014

"Birder": A Special DouglasPlus Event

A special event that includes a reading of the new comedy "Birder" by Julie Marie Myatt and a guided bird walk in the gardens of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) will be...

 
 Arts    February 27, 2014

'Fiddler On The Roof' Coming To Kentwood

Kentwood Players will present the Tony Award winning musical "Fiddler on the Roof" with book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Jerry Bock, and music by Sheldon Harnick from March 14 to April 19. There will...

 
 Arts    February 27, 2014

The Hilarious Parody of The Fifty Shades Of Grey Trilogy

With sold out audiences in Chicago and New York screaming for more, and a hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a 4-star review, 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL – THE ORIGINAL PARODY is premiering...

 
 Arts    February 20, 2014

Special Reading Coming to Douglas Theatre

Center Theatre Group welcomes the Latino Theater Company to the Kirk Douglas Theatre for a special reading of "Hope: Part II of A Mexican Trilogy" by Evelina Fernández on Saturday, March 1 at 1 pm.....

 
 Arts    February 6, 2014

Kentwood Auditions Set For 'The Hollow'

Kentwood Players will hold auditions for Agatha Christie's THE HOLLOW on Saturday, March 22 from noon tom5 pm and Sunday, March 23 from 6 pm to 9:30 with callbacks on Monday, March 24 from 7 pm to 10...

 
 Arts    January 30, 2014

'Becky's New Car' In Six-Week Run

Kentwood Players presents "Becky's New Car" by Steven Dietz which began on Jan. 10 and will continue until February 15, 2014 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm with Sunday matinees at...

 
 Arts    January 16, 2014

Dee-lightful Announces New Production

Culver City's children's musical theatre group, dee-Lightful Productions, announces its upcoming production of Disney's High School Musical, Jr., on January 18 and 19. Under the direction of Founder...

 
 Arts    January 9, 2014

New Douglas Play Opens Sunday

"I'll Go On" by Samuel Beckett opens Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City Previews of the Gate Theatre production are January 10 and 11. A celebrated int...

 
 Arts    January 2, 2014

'Becky's New Car' Coming To Westchester

Kentwood Players presents "Becky's New Car" by Steven Dietz from January 10 to February 15, 2014 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm with Sunday matinees at 2 at the Westchester...

 
 Arts    December 19, 2013

Kentwood Announces "Fiddler on the Roof" Auditions

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for the Tony Award winning musical "Fiddler on the Roof" with book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Jerry Bock, and music by Sheldon Harnick. The auditions will be...

 
 Arts    December 19, 2013

New Douglas Christmas Play Opens

The Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" opens this Thursday, December 12 at 8 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/ Kirk Douglas Theatre in culver City. Written by Second City alumni...

 
 Arts    December 5, 2013

Staged Reading Coming to Douglas Theater

Lester Bangs, the rock critic who reached iconic status in the 1970s with his passionate, intellectually honest writing, is the subject of "How to be a Rock Critic," presented in a staged reading as...

 
 Arts    November 21, 2013

Kentwood Kids Play To Begin

Kentwood Players will present its next Kentwood Kids production, "Mr. Potcher's Holiday," a family musical comedy with book and lyrics by Bob Silberg, music by Barbara Klaskin Silberg. Performances...

 
 Arts    November 14, 2013

Cast Announced For Douglas Xmas Play

Casting has been announced for The Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" which begins previews December 8 at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Opening...

 
 Arts    November 14, 2013

AVPA Presents 12 Angry Jurors

Culver City High and AVPA's Blurred Vision Theatre Company will present its second weekend of Reginald Rose's Twelve Angry Jurors. A "co-ed" adaptation of the well-known drama 12 Angry Men, the play...

 
 Arts    October 31, 2013

New Douglas Play Opens Sunday

The world premiere of "The Black Suits" opens Sunday, November 3 at the Center Theatre Group/ Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. With music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, book by Iconis and Robert...

 
 Arts    October 17, 2013

Cast Set For New Douglas Play

Casting has been announced for the world premiere of “The Black Suits,” which begins previews October 27 at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Opening night is November...

 
 Arts    October 17, 2013

Kentwood Presents 'It's A Wonderful Life'

Kentwood Players presents the beloved American holiday classic “It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” by Joe Landry from Friday, November 8 through Saturday, December 14 for a six-week run....

 
 Arts    October 17, 2013

Finalists Announced For Sherwood Award

Three finalists have been selected for Center Theatre Group’s 2014 Richard E. Sherwood Award. All three finalists will receive a cash prize, with $10,000 going to the top honoree. The Center...

 
 Arts    September 26, 2013

Kirk Douglas Theater is Historical Society Topic

Eric Sims, Operations Manager of the Kirk Douglas Theatre and President of the Culver City Downtown Business Association, will be the featured speaker at the Culver City Historical Society’s...

 
 Arts    September 26, 2013

Center Theatre Group Announces August Wilson Programs

Center Theatre Group is now accepting applications for the 2013-2014 August Wilson programs – the August Wilson Monologue Competition (AWMC) and the CTG August Wilson In-School Residency Program....

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Arts    August 29, 2012

‘Elephant Room’ Will Make You Laugh

Observer Editor Having reviewed several Douglas Theatre thought-provoking plays over the years, I went to Elephant Room on opening night realizing this would be different. Three semi-pro magicians....

 
 Arts    July 25, 2012

Exceptional Children’s Foundation Announces Merger Exceptional Children’s Foundation Announces Merger LACMA Public Programs

LACMA Public Programs August Through the mic series: freestyle fellowship and breakestra Jazz at lacma: reinhold schwarzhald & Patrice rushen Animation august: bolt Talks & Courses Gallery Discussion: The Art of Looking Thursday, August 9 |...

 

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