Have a taste of ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ screenwriter Lucy Alibar’s magical stew of stories

The video above is just a taste of a magical stew of stories that is Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up. Writer and performer Lucy Alibar, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of the hit film Beasts of the Southern Wild, has also been serving up a lecherous goat, a house full of dogs, cats and Febreze and Daddy's .38 special to audiences at the K...

Have a taste of ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ screenwriter Lucy Alibar’s magical stew of stories

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