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Tesla: A Radio Play For The Stage


Tesla tells the story of Nikola Tesla’s life as a brilliant but controversial inventor and futurist during the late-19th and early-20th century. The play is excitingly staged as a radio drama featuring live sound effects. Tesla’s volatile relationship with Thomas Edison, his allegiance with George Westinghouse, and his confrontation with the power brokers of American business are recounted from the…

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Four World-Premieres


La Jolla Playhouse, nationally-renowned for the development of new work, announces four world-premiere productions for the 2017/2018 season, including the previously-announced Escape to Margaritaville (May/June), featuring the songs of legendary singer-songwriter-author Jimmy Buffett and an original story by co-book writers Greg Garcia (“My Name Is Earl”) and Mike O’Malley (“Survivor’s Remorse,” “Shameless”), directed by La Jolla Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher…

Hold These Truths: A One-Man Play


The Pasadena Playhouse present the one-man play by Jeanne Sakata, Hold These Truths running from May 30 – June 25. Starring Joel de la Fuente and directed by Lisa Rothe, the solo show was inspired by the true story of Japanese-American civil rights pioneer Gordon Hirabayashi, to whom President Obama posthumously awarded the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian…

The Bodyguard The Musical At The Pantages Theatre Through May


The Bodyguard is an award–winning musical based on the smash–hit film of the same name. Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron, played by GRAMMY Award-nominated and multi-platinum recording artist Deborah Cox, from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don’t expect is to fall in love.…

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