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September 15, 2014

The soul sonic superstar, Jomama Jones, is back to the stage after years of self-imposed exile abroad with her new concert show JOMAMA JONES * RADIATE

A fully inhabited fictional creation of the performance artist Daniel Alexander Jonesthis sultry singer is the headliner of RADIATE, a concert experience happening at Oxy's own Thorne Hall, September 26!

Daniel is bringing together a diverse and intergenerational choir of community members who will share the...

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September 23, 2013

at the Natural History Museum

After a successful collaboration with The Page Museum last fall with the Flash Festival, Chalk Repertory Theatre (where Larissa Kokernot, currently directing The Thugs at Oxy, is a member of the Artistic Circle) is teaming up with the Natural History Museum as part of their ongoing centennial celebration with Gallery Secrets: 4 plays by Los Angeles based playwrights, in 4 galleries, set during 4 different periods in the museum's history. It proves to be a great night of theater, revealing the storied halls of this Los Angeles treasure in new light.

Larissa served as production dramaturg and overall artistic advisor to the project.

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September 20, 2013

at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Edgerton Guest Director Roger Guenveur Smith brings Rodney King to Los Angeles this September and October as part of RADAR L.A., an International Festival of Contemporary Theater. 

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November 12, 2012

Acting Intern at A Noise Within

The Builder's Association has a hit at B.A.M.

The Edgerton Foundation Funds Theater Department Guest Artist Program

Acting Intern at A Noise Within

2012 Theater alum, Megan Farber, will be in the upcoming production of A Christmas Carol at A Noise Within with performances beginning December 1, running through December 23.

The Builder's Association

Theater alum Erica Laird, Managing Director of TBA, shared the successful run of House/Divided, a new production inspired by The Grapes of Wrath recently produced at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in late October and now ready for touring dates.
TBA House/Divided photo by James Gibbs

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September 14, 2012

Susan Gratch has received a 2012 Ovation Honors Award for her Puppet Design for The Children by Michael Elyanow, directed by Jessica Kubzansky at The Theatre @ Boston Court.

The Children by Michael Elyanow, Directed by Jessica Kubzansky, The Theatre @ Boston Court
From left, Paige Lindsey White, Adriana Sevahn Nichols, and
                     Sonny Valicenti; photo by Ed Krieger
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September 7, 2012

Our very own Laural Meade celebrates the publication of her award-winning play, Harry Thaw Hates Everybody, by Samuel French, Inc.

"ONE OF THE 10 BEST PLAYS OF THE YEAR! Writer-director Laural Meade's inspired explosion of history, the underside of Ragtime." - Los Angeles Times
"Blending Arthur Miller's sense of civic outrage with Oscar Wilde's winking satire, it glitters like a diamond in the rough. Go!" - LA Weekly

Following the world premiere at the Los Angeles Theater Center in 1999, for which Laural was awarded the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award, Laural directed the play in Keck Theater for the Theater Department's 2003-2004 season.

Harry Thaw Hates Everybody in Keck Theater, November 2003

From L to R: Morgan Price (Florence Nesbit), Dan Campagna (Stanford White...
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