Center Theatre Group - L.A.'s Theatre Company

DouglasPlus at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

DouglasPlus is an eclectic mix of theatre choices, ranging from fully or minimally staged events to workshops and readings that utilize both traditional and non-traditional performance spaces. Each presentation has a limited number of performances. 

Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up  

Throw Me on the Burnpile and Light Me Up

May 21 - 31, 2015

A lecherous goat, Pentecostals on the radio, a house full of dogs, cats, and Febreze and Daddy’s .38 special. These are just some of the ingredients in a delicious and magical stew of stories about a singular childhood in Grady County explored in this work-in-progress written and performed by Lucy Alibar, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of the hit film Beasts Of The Southern Wild. See a landscape you won’t soon forget.

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How To Be a Rock Critic  

How To Be a Rock Critic

June 17 - 28, 2015

Manic. Impossibly creative. Dead of an overdose at 33. Gonzo journalist Lester Bangs was America’s greatest rock critic and the first missionary of the movement he dubbed “punk.” His faith was shattered as the rebel ethos of the ’70s gave way to the corporate pop of the ’80s. Through his own words, this solo play sheds light on a groundbreaking, pioneering voice in music.

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