Storytelling Podcasts for fans of ‘Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up’

There is nothing quite like a gifted storyteller, and Lucy Alibar—onstage now at the Kirk Douglas Theatre—is one of the best of America's newest generation. Whether she is penning an Oscar-nominated screenplay like Beasts of the Southern Wild or telling tales from her childhood in Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up (playing the Douglas th...

Storytelling Podcasts for fans of ‘Throw Me On the Burnpile and Light Me Up’

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