Playwrights, Professors, a Politician, and a UFO Researcher Meet at the L.A. Writers' Workshop

The weekend of November 5–6, 2016 marked the kickoff of Center Theatre Group’s 2016/17 Los Angeles Writers’ Workshop. The seven participating playwrights came together at the Kirk Douglas Theatre for a Salon weekend featuring conversations with local experts—selected by the playwrights individually—on the subjects of their plays. We asked...

Playwrights, Professors, a Politician, and a UFO Researcher Meet at the L.A. Writers' Workshop

2015/16 L.A. Writers’ Workshop Culminates in a Circus of Ideas and Stories

Storytelling. Heat. Passion. Coffee. These were the sounds, smells, and feelings in Rehearsal Room C in The Music Center Annex over a weekend in early June, at the culminating retreat of the L.A. Writers’ Workshop. Each year, Center Theatre Group supports a small group of local playwrights as they research and write a new work while receiving fee...

2015/16 L.A. Writers’ Workshop Culminates in a Circus of Ideas and Stories

Coming at Theatre Sideways: The Innovative Art of Sherwood Award Winner Miwa Matreyek

Experimental animation, abstract shadow dancing, trippy science—is it theatre? If it’s the work of animator and performer Miwa Matreyek, the answer is yes. Whether through her solo work or with L.A.-based theatre company Cloud Eye Control, Matreyek is breaking artistic boundaries. Which is exactly why she is this year’s Richard E. Sherwood Aw...

Coming at Theatre Sideways: The Innovative Art of Sherwood Award Winner Miwa Matreyek