Do Si Do

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New short plays by Sharon Yablon, Wesley Walker and Guy Zimmerman to accompany Sleepwalker, a collect of photographs by Jeffery Atherton.

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Jack Benny @ The Hollywood Fringe Festival

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The ENCORE! Producers’ Award Winner 100% SWEET Audience Award Winner PLATINUM 6 Award Winner Join us at The 3 Clubs for our latest cogitation of Jack Benny (A Ménage En Train) We demonstrate an “impossible play,” an automaton, frustrating the desires for union, resolution, and cleanliness with an endless loop, with an analysis of performance while performing, archaeological and forensic. The actors have developed an attitude that performance is not a thing which one does, but is done upon one… performance as obligation, text as a set of confines, blocking as predictive...

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PaduaLab’s Arts Commons Event

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Padua Playwrights presents an Arts Common event at MorYork Gallery in Highland Park, involving a live and recorded presentation of the avant-garde theatre piece Jack Benny and a reading of Double Double: Macbeth In Angel City, amid the Clare Graham’s unique creative environment. $10 Suggested donation @ the door, to benefit PaduaLab productions. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Jack Benny Created by Juli Crocket, Gray Palmer, & Guy Zimmerman Directed by Juli Crockett Produced by Gabrieal Griego & Guy Zimmerman Starring Shaughn Buchholz, Juli Crockett, Jenny Greer, Gray Palmer, & Brian...

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Jack Benny (A Ménage En Train)

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Traveling by train from Chicago to Los Angeles, intrigue and sexual badinage accumulate rapidly as secret agents take the pants off manifest destiny. Low laughs, high emotion and free money are coming your way in this surreal seance in Jack Benny, PaduaLab’s new Cabaret — bring your mother.

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The Gary Plays 2017

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Overview Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Quotes Reviews Fans of seminal playwright and Padua Playwrights founder Murray Mednick are in for a treat: Open Fist Theatre Company presents Mednick's entire "The Gary Plays" series in one epic production now playing at Atwater Village Theatre. "The Gary Plays" chronicles the odyssey of unemployed actor Gary Bean in the years...

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The Royal

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The Royal SynopsisThe Royal is the story of a leap of faith that plays itself out within the familiar narrative motifs of the international spy thriller. Set in a single room in an upscale  resort in the desert outside of Los Angeles, the three characters enact an intricate minuet of betrayal and terror as a plot to poison local water sources reveals its links to love and obsession. Rooted in the darker corners of contemporary America, The Royal skirts the boundary between gritty realism and romance to tell a familiar story of ordinary people caught up in an extraordinary process of...

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Sam Shepard Tribute

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In an evening full of music, readings and remarks, renowned performers and creators of theatre come together to celebrate Sam’s profound body of work, under the direction of Darrell Larson.

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Clearwater & Mr. Job

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Clearwater Mr. Job Clearwater SynopsisSome time ago I read that the Apache tribe was suing the Skull and Bones Society of Yale University for the return of Geronimo’s bones, which were stolen from his grave at Fort Sill in 1919. George W. Bush was in office at that time and he was a member of the Society, as were his father and grandfather, and his opponent in the 2004 race, John Kerry. It struck me as remarkable that this could be the case — that Geronimo’s skull was...

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7 Sorceries.

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Help Desk Help Red Milk Canyon The Accountant The Hillary Game Help Desk Help Synopsis Set in a 21st century’s version of a coal mine, the play explores the impact of Information Technology on those people who hold and support IT. All day, every day, screens and recording devices monitor and shape our perceptions and out understanding of reality. Connecting with each other in visceral ways, those working in...

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Villon

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Casting the Lead in Villon | More VideosHear our KCRW spot! [.mp3] “Masterful and intriguing”—Examiner.com Read in full “Witty and entertaining … check it out!”—The Los Angeles Post Read in full “Humorous, energetic, and highly physical … [The] cast comprises of LA stage vets make sturdy, faithful companions to Mednick and his kaleidoscopic theatermaking.”—Arts In LA Read in full VILLON Written and Directed by Murray Mednick “[Villon is] portrayed with gleeful lack of repentance by charismatic Kevin Weisman” —Los Angeles Times “Murray Mednick’s...

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