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West Adams has all of the classic trappings of a Michael Sheppard show, slick transitions, exquisite scene design, and expert timing when it comes to stage management. Michael and his team are master craftsmen of intimate theatre. Skylight Theatre Company located at 1816 1/2 N Vermont Ave does...
In November 2019, Keith Skelton and Armando Arorizo led a group of nine photography students to Mexico City, Teotihuacan, Tlaxcala and Taxco Mexico for a cultural tour that focused on photographing the beauty and unique nature of Mexico. The results were highly impressive. Each student captured numerous unique...
Playwright Tony Blake is not a novice at writing for television and for theatre, but it’s almost always a mistake for any writer to direct their own material. Oft-stated, the argument by writers for this faux pas is “no one knows the material better than I,” which...
Sebastian Sacco has been in Hollywood for almost three years and is taking the city by storm. His career is on an upward swing with lead roles in A Christmas Recipe for Romance, a Christmas movie that just played on the UP-TV network, as well as a...
The film and television nominations for the 26th annual SAG Awards were announced in Hollywood this morning by actors, America Ferrera and Danai Gurira. In the television category The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel led the pack with four nods while on the feature film...
This finely-wrought import from Australia concerns a topic we Americans are only now getting around to acknowledging here:  how a “superior,” white-dominated culture dealt with Indigenous people’s lives, and deaths.  Written by two Aboriginal writer/director/actors, Wesley Enoch and Deborah Mailman, the 20-year-old, less-than-seventy minutes, play...
Stephanie Alison Walker’s latest play, “The Abuelas,” (The Grandmothers) has had its stunning West Coast premiere at the elegant Antaeus Theatre under the vibrant direction of Andi Chapman. Gabriela (Luisina Quarleri), an Argentine-born concert cellist, and her American architect-husband, Marty (Seamus Dever), are an upscale, professional family in Chicago,...
Actress Marina Sirtis, best known for her role as Counselor Deanna Troi on the television series "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and the upcoming CBS All Access series "Star Trek: Picard," will headline the feature film, "A Thousand Little Cuts." Marina...
It is a story that most Americans have never heard. Constantinople,” playwright Aram Kouyoumdjian’s powerful play, is not just a response to historical events but it reflects the present that we’re living through. The story unfolds during the aftermath of World War I, circa 1919, when the city was under Allied occupation. It focuses on the...
An ideally timed race to the finish line, Gore Vidal’s political drama connects to the concerns and curiosities that Americans have for the 2020 election. In this story, two frontrunners spar for their party’s nomination. Set during the National convention, the delegates must weigh the merits between...