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July 6, 2006
Reel Talk with Stephen Faber --The Musical Film Series will screen classic movies that were inspired by Broadway shows, or brought the work of the best Broadway talents to the screen. The two remaining films that are left in the Hollywood to Broadway: The Musical Film Series, were all scored by John Kander and Fred Ebb. The films are: "New York, New York," screening on July 11 and "Chicago" screening on July 18. The series presentation are at the Brentwood Theatre at 7 p.m. Each screening will be followed by insightful conversations with the artistic personnel of the film-producers, directors, actors, composers and lyricists connected to the Films and Broadway shows.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 2, 2006
Stephen Farber, a leading film critic and historian will begin a new film series "Reel Talk With Stephen Farber" at the Wadsworth Theatre for 10 Monday nights beginning Feb. 6. (No "Real Talk" February 20.) The series is an extraordinary where the public will be introduced to the inner workings of Hollywood through previewing a new movie, likely one not yet in release, and to then hear filmmakers discuss the film. Faber will moderate each discussion. Faber is currently the film critic and contributing editor for Moiveline's Hollywood Life magazine and a regular contributor to The New York Times.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 7, 2007
Glendale Community Theatre — Monday and Tuesday from 7 to 10 p.m. The auditions for the production of “Tartuffe: Born Again,” translated and adapted from Moliere’s original by Freyda Thomas, will be held in the auditorium from 7 to 10 p.m. Sign-up is in the auditorium Lobby. Auditions will be by cold readings from the script with call backs on Sept. 12. “Tartuffe: Born Again” will open Nov. 8 and run for two weekends with guest director Laurie Woolery of the Cornerstone Theatre Co. For additional information on the theatre arts program, call (818)
ENTERTAINMENT
April 13, 2006
Al Pacino, Kevin Anderson and Jessica Chastain will appear in a presentation with music of Oscar Wilde's masterpiece "Salome" at the Wadsworth Theatre for 26 performances only, April 14 to May 14. A dramatic production based on the biblical tale of lust and revenge, "Salome" draws the audience into a decadent world of passion and betrayal. The story follows the legend of King Herod and his unbridled desire for Salome, the young daughter of his wife, Herodias. Indifferent to his advances, Salome longs for the love of the imprisoned John the Baptist.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 26, 2006
Eve Ensler will be making her Los Angeles stage debut in her Broadway show, "The Good Body," during a limited 16-performance engagement Jan. 31 to Feb. 12 at the Wadsworth Theatre, 11301 Wilshire Boulevard. Ensler, author of the internationally well known "The Vagina Monologues" explores and exposes even more in her new play. "The Good Body," written and performed by Ensler, debuted on Broadway in 2004. It is directed by Peter Askin and is now on a 20-city tour. The play takes an inside look at the outside, exploring the cultures of beauty, food and desire through the eyes of women around the world.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 18, 2006
Stephen Farber, one of the country's leading film critics and historians, will continue his film series Reel Talk with Stephen Farber at the Wadsworth Theatre for 10 Monday nights at 7 p.m. beginning June 5. Reel Talk with Stephen Farber is presented in partnership with RICHMARK Entertainment and Landmark Theatres. The series is an extraordinary one — the public can see a new film (likely one not yet in release) and then hear a discussion with the filmmaker, lead actor, or other important personnel from the film.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 12, 2007
Presented by Broadway/L.A., "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" will have its Los Angeles premiere at the Wadsworth Theatre on the Veteran Administration grounds in Brentwood for a limited four-week engagement from May 24 to June 17. One of the major hits of the past few seasons, Spelling Bee will enter its third smash year on Broadway on April 15. Starring in "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" are the cast that originated these...
ENTERTAINMENT
May 18, 2006
Renée Taylor, Joe Bologna and Lainie Kazan will perform in the off-Broadway smash hit Bermuda Avenue Triangle, written by Renée Taylor and Joe Bologna, at the Brentwood Theatre from May 30 to June 25. Manny Kleinmuntz and Rita McKenzie are also in the cast. The production is directed by Bologna and Taylor. The principals have long, stellar stage and screen careers, but are also known from their recent work. Taylor played Fran Drescher's mother on the long-running series "The Nanny;" Bologna voiced Mr. Start in the current No. 1 film "Ice Age: The Meltdown" and played Adam Sandler's father in the film Big Daddy; and Kazan played Nia Vardalos' mother in the film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" and the subsequent series "My Big Fat Greek Life."
ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 2006
From Maripat Donovan, the creator and producer who brought you 'Late Nite Catechism' and the sequel, 'Late Nite Catechism 2' comes the all-new, all ho-ho--ho holiday special 'Sister's Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi's Gold' at the Brentwood Theatre from Dec. 5 through Dec. 17. It's CSI: Bethlehem in Sister's Christmas Catechism. Sister tackles the question that has been puzzling historians throughout the ages: What ever happened to the Magi's gold? Sister engages her audience, and together they solve the mystery of what happened to the Magi's gold through a forensic examination of the nativity scene as Sister hunts under the manger and over camel humps.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 5, 2006
Beginning a limited engagement at the Brentwood Theatre from Oct. 12 to Nov. 12, Tony winning actress Judy Kaye will return to her Broadway triumph in Souvenir, A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins, by Stephen Temperley. Opening night is Wednesday, Oct. 18. Kaye, who won the Tony Award for her performance in The Phantom of the Opera, was also nominated this year for Best Performance for a Leading Actress in a Play for her portrayal of the legendary musical sensation Florence Foster Jenkins.
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September 7, 2007
Glendale Community Theatre — Monday and Tuesday from 7 to 10 p.m. The auditions for the production of “Tartuffe: Born Again,” translated and adapted from Moliere’s original by Freyda Thomas, will be held in the auditorium from 7 to 10 p.m. Sign-up is in the auditorium Lobby. Auditions will be by cold readings from the script with call backs on Sept. 12. “Tartuffe: Born Again” will open Nov. 8 and run for two weekends with guest director Laurie Woolery of the Cornerstone Theatre Co. For additional information on the theatre arts program, call (818)
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ENTERTAINMENT
July 6, 2006
Reel Talk with Stephen Faber --The Musical Film Series will screen classic movies that were inspired by Broadway shows, or brought the work of the best Broadway talents to the screen. The two remaining films that are left in the Hollywood to Broadway: The Musical Film Series, were all scored by John Kander and Fred Ebb. The films are: "New York, New York," screening on July 11 and "Chicago" screening on July 18. The series presentation are at the Brentwood Theatre at 7 p.m. Each screening will be followed by insightful conversations with the artistic personnel of the film-producers, directors, actors, composers and lyricists connected to the Films and Broadway shows.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 2, 2006
Stephen Farber, a leading film critic and historian will begin a new film series "Reel Talk With Stephen Farber" at the Wadsworth Theatre for 10 Monday nights beginning Feb. 6. (No "Real Talk" February 20.) The series is an extraordinary where the public will be introduced to the inner workings of Hollywood through previewing a new movie, likely one not yet in release, and to then hear filmmakers discuss the film. Faber will moderate each discussion. Faber is currently the film critic and contributing editor for Moiveline's Hollywood Life magazine and a regular contributor to The New York Times.
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