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Iona Morris: The woman behind the one man show ‘Michael Colyar’s Momma’  
April 12, 2017
Director, actor, writer and producer Iona Morris talks the world of arts, working with comedian Michael Colyar and more.  ... read more »
Comedic Legend Michael Colyar’s One-Man Show Tour, “Michael Coylar’s Momma” will Showcase Pain and Laughter
April 5, 2017
Film, television and comedian, Michael Colyar presents “Michael Coylar’s Momma,” A Fool Telling His Truths In Two Acts. Directed by writer and actor Iona Morris, the one-man show will debut at the ACME Comedy theater located in Hollywood at 135 N. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036 and will debut on the weekends of April 7- 9th at 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm as well as April 14 – 16th from 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm. ... read more »
Veteran comedian “Scruncho” presents his first ever one-man show: “All I Needed Was a Hug”
April 3, 2017
Veteran comedian/actor Anthony "Scruncho" McKinley presents his first ever one-man show "All I Needed Was a Hug," a powerful stage play about his life journey from child neglect to comedic glory. Produced by Emmy Award-winning media maven Sherri Shepherd, "All I Needed Was a Hug" will be presented at the Two Roads Theater, Thursday, April 6. ... read more »
Nigerian Playwright Ngozi Anyanwu Sets The Stage With ‘Good Grief’
March 15, 2017
In the midst of Women’s History Month, actress and playwright Ngozi Anyanwu, is premiering her award winning stage play, “Good Grief,” at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre. ... read more »
Alvin Ailey American Dane Theatre Returns to the Music Center
March 7, 2017
The Music Center, L.A.’s performing arts destination, welcomes Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater on March 8 – 12, 2017 as part of the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center 2016-2017 season at The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The company will perform three different programs during the five-day engagement. This engagement will include the West Coast premieres of Untitled America, r-Evolution, Dream., and Deep. All programs will also include Ailey’s must-see American masterpiece Revelations. Many of the works connect directly with the African American experience, a founding tenet of the company. ... read more »
Michael Colyar Hits the Stage with the World Debut of His One Man Show “Michael Colyar’s Momma”
The wait for Michael Colyar’s highly anticipated one man show, “Michael Colyar’s Momma” is finally over. The debut of the dramatic one man show will premiere, Friday, February 3 and Saturday, February 4 at the Hollywood Barnsdall Theatre. ... read more / view event »
LA Drama Club Wraps Shakespeare Youth Festival 2016
December 15, 2016
The organization offers children of diverse backgrounds exposure to classical theatrical works ... read more »
Trial By Jury: The Case of the N-Word 
October 12, 2016
An open dialogue event about the n-word in schools will take place on Monday October 17.  ... read more »
Dawnn Lewis Highlights The Reality of Mental Illness in ‘The Marriage’ 
October 12, 2016
Depicting the ups and downs of mental illness across generational lines is seldom addressed in African-American homes, much less live theatre. Recently, spectators and friends gathered in numbers to attend the NACCP Award Winning stage play: The Marriage, starring A Different World actress Dawnn Lewis. Held at the West Angeles Performing Arts Theatre, the play sought to shed light on how mental illness impacts families and their loved ones, and the importance of seeking professional help to break the cycle. ... read more »
Director Phylicia Rashad Makes August Wilson’s Words Come Alive With ‘Ma Rainey’ 
September 13, 2016
In 2016, the way in which playwright August Wilson’s words remain so timely and poignant is almost eerie. Though written in 1982, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”, which is set in 1920s Chicago, gives a peek into the complex personal and professional lives of musicians seeking to literally and figuratively have their voices heard. ... read more »
History Detectives 
August 24, 2016
How many generations back can you trace your family lineage? Many people who consider themselves “native Angelenos” have a history that dates back to the South. ... read more »
Starletta DuPois Stars in 2016 Adaptation of A Raisin in the Sun
August 3, 2016
This time around, the Sentinel trekked over to the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica to watch the screenplay’s rebirth, which was met by a quaint, intimate setting with quietly dimmed lights. The set stayed true to form, positioning thick-laced coveralls and placemats over the worn kitchen furnishings, newspapers and cigarettes on the small wooden dining table, and an old olive couch doubled as a day bed for Mama’s grandson to sleep on. ... read more »
Who Is John Dolphin?
July 20, 2016
Before Quincy Jones and Berry Gordy there was James Dolphin. At a time when it was against the law for African Americans to set up shop in Hollywood, Dolphin opened an immensely popular record store in South Los Angeles, on Vernon and Central Avenue that not only eased tensions in the area but was the springboard for the careers of many legendary artists. ... read more »
Back by Popular Demand ‘The Things that Make Men Cry’ Returns to Los Angeles June 24-26
June 8, 2016
The team at GLOBO Productions, Inc., said they are pleased to announce the return by popular demand of “The Things that Make Me Cry” at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater in Los Angeles, California ... read more »
Two Local High Schools Showcase Musical Theatre in Upcoming Grand Arts Fest
April 7, 2016
On Saturday, April 16th, students from Dorsey High School and Foshay Learning Center High School are preparing for their performances in LAUSD’s upcoming Grand Arts Festival. 2500 students, kindergarteners through 12th grade, will perform in the festival, featuring dance, vocal and instrumental music, visual arts galleries, and film festival pavilions. ... read more »

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