Culver City Observer -

Center Theatre Group Digital Stage Schedule

 


The Stratford Festival’s “Macbeth” premieres Thursday, April 8 and is available on demand

through July 7, 2021. The lavish Stratford Festival film is free to Center Theatre Group

subscribers and supporters and $10 for all others at http://www.CTGLA.org/StratfordMacbeth.

Surrender to a haunting story of ambition and its dark consequences, as a military hero and his

wife conspire to seize the throne of Scotland.

Directed by Antoni Cimolino, produced for film by Barry Avrich and directed for film by Shelagh

O’Brien, “Macbeth” is one of five Shakespeare plays captured at North America’s leading

classical theatre company which will be presented on CTG’s Digital Stage.

Currently Available On Demand:

The Stratford Festival’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” premiered January 14 and is available on

demand through April 14, 2021. The lavish Stratford Festival film is free to Center Theatre

Group subscribers and supporters and $10 for all others at

http://www.ctgla.org/StratfordLovesLaboursLost.

Four young men swear off women to devote themselves to learning—only to fall for four

attractive newcomers. Shakespeare’s language reaches its most virtuosic heights in a vivacious

comedy that will dazzle and delight.

Directed by John Caird, “Love’s Labour’s Lost” is one of five Shakespeare plays captured at

North America’s leading classical theatre company which will be presented on CTG’s Digital

Stage.

Associated Members-Only Content for “Love’s Labour’s Lost”

Actress Kate Burton interviews director John Caird (“Les Misérables,” “Nicholas Nickleby”)

about his experience directing “Love’s Labour’s Lost” by William Shakespeare with The

Stratford Festival. The video is free to Center Theatre Group subscribers and supporters and

available at http://www.centertheatregroup.org/digitalstage/videos/kate-burton-and-john-caird/. Center Theatre Group Digital Stage Schedule - 2

-moreThe Stratford Festival’s “Antony and Cleopatra” premiered February 11 and is available on

demand through May 12, 2021. The lavish Stratford Festival film is free to Center Theatre

Group subscribers and supporters and $10 for all others at

http://www.ctgla.org/StratfordAntonyAndCleopatra.

Reason and judgement prove no match for the tsunami of mutual passion engulfing Mark

Antony, one of the three joint rulers of the Roman republic, and Cleopatra, the seductive queen

of Egypt. Surrendering everything to their desires, they open the floodgates to a civil conflict

that will shake the very foundations of their world.

Directed by Gary Griffin, “Antony and Cleopatra” is one of five Shakespeare plays captured at

North America’s leading classical theatre company which will be presented on CTG’s Digital

Stage.

The Stratford Festival’s “King Lear” premiered March 11 and is available on demand through

June 9, 2021. The lavish Stratford Festival film is free to Center Theatre Group subscribers and

supporters and $10 for all others at http://www.centertheatregroup.org/digitalstage/videos/thestratford-festival-king-lear/.

An aging monarch resolves to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, with

consequences he little expects. His reason shattered in the storm of violent emotion that

ensues, with his very life hanging in the balance, Lear loses everything that has defined him as a

king - and thereby discovers the essence of his own humanity.

Directed by Antoni Cimolino, “King Lear” is one of five Shakespeare plays captured at North

America’s leading classical theatre company which will be presented on CTG’s Digital Stage.

“Until the Flood” premiered November 15 and is available until 2023. This video is free to the

public at http://www.ctgla.org/UntilTheFloodALLARTS.

“Until the Flood” which was performed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in January, 2020, explores a

community in turmoil following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black

teenager, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Written and performed by Dael

Orlandersmith and directed by Center Theatre Group Associate Artistic Director Neel Keller,

“Until the Flood” draws on Orlandersmith’s interviews with residents across the greater St.

Louis area to create composite characters that reflect a wide range of perspectives and

experiences of race to discuss the roots of unrest and the search for healing.

“Until the Flood,” was originally commissioned and produced by The Repertory Theatre of St.

Louis, and subsequently produced around the United States and in Ireland, Scotland and

England, with the same performer, director and creative team. Center Theatre Group partnered

with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, A Contemporary Theatre (ACT), Denver Center for the

Performing Arts, Goodman Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Portland Center Stage and Center Theatre Group Digital Stage Schedule - 3

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis to present the All Arts televised streaming production of “Until

the Flood.” The presentation uses video footage from the Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre

production.

Associated Content for “Until the Flood”

Conversation with Dael Orlandersmith, Neel Keller and Student Artists

Center Theatre Group hosted a conversation with “Until the Flood” writer/performer Dael

Orlandersmith, director Neel Keller and student artists representing theatres across the

country. Moderated by Center Theatre Group’s Teaching Artist, Christine Breihan. Participating

student artists include Alex W. (Milwaukee Repertory), Fletcher J. and Sonia-Sofia R. (Center

Theatre Group), Mikayla A. (Portland Center Stage), Ariel B. (Goodman Theatre) and MarieAntoinette B. (Denver Center for the Performing Arts). The discussion is free to the public and

available at http://www.centertheatregroup.org/digitalstage/videos/writerperformer-daelorlandersmith-and-director-neel-keller/

Center Theatre Group’s Digital Stage is presented by American Express. As presenting sponsor

of The Digital Stage, American Express Card Members enjoy special opportunities on the Digital

Stage, including: presales and early access for limited-release premium events, invitations to

private pre- or post-show meet and greets and access to exclusive content curated especially

for Card Members.

Bank of America is Center Theatre Group’s Season Sponsor, including Digital Stage

programming. For more than 20 years, Bank of America has partnered with Center Theatre

Group to provide innovative Education and Community Partnerships programs as well as

present world-class productions at the Ahmanson Theatre and Mark Taper Forum. Their

generous support now extends online to the Digital Stage.

Center Theatre Group, one of the nation’s preeminent arts and cultural organizations, is Los

Angeles’ leading nonprofit theatre company, which, under the leadership of Artistic Director

Michael Ritchie, Managing Director / CEO Meghan Pressman and Producing Director Douglas C.

Baker, programs seasons at the 736-seat Mark Taper Forum and 1600 to 2100-seat Ahmanson

Theatre at The Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles, and the 317-seat Kirk Douglas Theatre

in Culver City. In addition to presenting and producing the broadest range of theatrical

entertainment in the country, Center Theatre

 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 11/28/2021 15:25