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 Arts    September 11, 2014 

DAVID MAMET'S PROVOCATIVE "RACE" OPENS AT DOUGLAS THEATER

“Race,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, opened last Sunday at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Performances run through September 28. Directed by longtime Mamet collaborator Scott Zigler, “Race”...

 
 Arts    September 11, 2014 

Kentwood to Present "Orphans"

Kentwood Players will present "ORPHANS" by Lyle Kessler from Friday, September 12 to Saturday, October 18, 2014 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm with Sunday matinees at 2 pm at the...

 
 Arts    August 14, 2014

Kentwood Players Announces Auditions for "INTO THE WOODS"

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for the Tony Award winning musical "Into the Woods" with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Lapine, on Saturday, September 13, 2014 from...

 
 Arts    August 7, 2014

A Midsummer Night's Dream Comes to Actor's Gang

For a month this summer, The Actors' Gang, the renowned Los Angeles based ensemble theatre company, is will performing A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Actors' Gang Theater in Culver City. Tickets...

 
 Arts    August 7, 2014

Once on This Island Comes to Vet's

dee-Lightful Productions will present 4 performances of "Once on This Island, Jr." featuring talented local performers ages 7-17. Tickets are available to the public for this powerful musical which...

 
 By Beth Lindly    Arts    July 24, 2014

'Sordid Lives,' a solid production, relies on themes of family

By Beth Lindly Special to the Observer Local theatre troupe Kentwood Players' production of "Sordid Lives," a dark comedy penned by Del Shores, is a familiar, enjoyable piece of theatre. It unfolds...

 
 By Beth Lindly    Arts    July 17, 2014

'Princesses and Pirates' Combines the Past and the Present

By Beth Lindly Special to the Observer Old and new worlds will collide as Lythgoe Family Productions opens its original show "Princesses and Pirates" this weekend. True to its name, "Princesses" will showcase fairytales best known for their stories o...

 
 By Beth Lindly    Arts    July 10, 2014

Culver City Public Theatre Kicks Off Summer Season

By Beth Lindly Special to the Observer Theatre buffs and newcomers alike will find something to enjoy in the upcoming summer season of Culver City Public Theatre, starting July 12. The group will be...

 
 Arts    July 3, 2014

Winners of 2013-2014 Marcom Masque Awards

Kentwood Players, the community theater group based at the Westchester Playhouse, was founded in December 1949 by Jan and Arky Marcom. At the end of each season, all Kentwood Players members in good...

 
 Arts    July 3, 2014

Kentwood Players Presents Sordid Lives

Kentwood Players will present “Sordid Lives” by Del Shores from July 11 to August 16 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm with Sunday matinees at 2pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue, Westchester. The...

 
 Arts    June 12, 2014

Kentwood Players Holds Auditions for "ORPHANS"

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for "ORPHANS" by Lyle Kessler on Saturday, July 12, from 12:00-4:00pm and Sunday, July 13, from 6:00-9:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hind...

 
 Arts    May 22, 2014

Douglas Features "DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING"

The world premiere of Kimber Lee's "different words for the same thing" has opened at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Performances continue through June 1, Directed by...

 
 Arts    May 1, 2014

Actors' Gang Embarks On International Tour

The actor's Gang embarks on an international tour with William Shakespear's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM DIRECTED BY TIM ROBBINS Robbins and the Theatre Company will take the Production to Beijing,...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Arts    May 1, 2014

Who Could Ask for Anything More? as S.T.A.G.E. Goes To The Movies

As recalled by stage and screen legend Carole Cook, "We called it 'the plague'. They called it 'the gay disease'. There wasn't even a name." The time was 1984. We would come to know the disease as AID...

 
 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...

 

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