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    Another Perfect Day

    A world premier opera presented with LA Opera

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    Ballad of Haint Blue

    By Roxie Perkins Co-Directed by Taylor Greenthal A staged reading presented with Pasadena Mental Health Advisory Committee & Project Sister Family Services In order to make sense of the violence that seems to follow them wherever they go, a young, single mom teaches her daughter a murder ballad that was passed down to her from…

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    Room By The Sea

    A staged reading by John Guerra Presented with Coin & Ghost Theatre Company Based on the myth of Daedalus and Icarus, Room By The Sea is a story you know. It is a story of parents, children, class, and coming of age – but it is also a story of monsters. The king of an…

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    A Sad Tale’s Best for Winter

    A staged reading by Anna Miles Presented with Beating of Wings: An Artist Collective Is it possible to move forward – and to heal – in moments when catastrophic violence can’t be erased with forgiveness? With a merging of new and classic language, and through song, dance, and spoken word, A Sad Tale’s Best for…

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    Diwali Block Party

    A Festival of Lights Celebration Presented with MKM Bollystars Dance Company Celebrate Diwali! – The Festival of Lights! Heralding the New Year, Diwali is one of the biggest celebrations in India. Featuring live, outdoor performances by MKM Bollystars Dance Company, tasty culinary treats, and the opportunity to participate in a community art installation, join us…

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    Concrete Rose

    By LaDarrion Williams Directed by Nancy Cheryll Davis A staged reading presented with Towne Street Theatre A poetic drama birthed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, centered around two head trauma victims who are trapped in an abandoned hospital room. In this chilling tale of terror and confusion, these two characters must ask themselves who…

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    O-Dogg: An Angelino Take on Othello

    A staged reading by Alex Alpharaoh Directed by Julianna Stephanie Ojeda Presented with Company of Angels Los Angeles, 1992. The city is engulfed in flames after the acquittal of 4 LAPD officers in the brutal beating of Rodney King. O-Dogg is a modern, Afro-Latinx adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic, written in verse, and using modern vernacular…

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    A Hit Dog Will Holler

    When racism and oppression manifest in a scary physical form, a social media influencer and a boots-on-the-ground activist form a complex bond to help each other survive this contagious condition. Griot Theatre creates opportunities for women, artists of color, and those with physical disabilities to establish a place where audiences may reliably come to see…

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    El Circo Anahuac

    A workshop presentation of a new Aztec opera Presented with Brown Fist Productions Brown Fist Productions presents El Circo Anahuac, an Aztec Opera that tells the ancient tale of the twin volcanoes outside Mexico City, Popocaltepetl (Smoky Mountain) and Ixtlacihualt (The Sleeping Woman). El Circo blends the present with the fantastic, the real with the imagined,…

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    There or Here

    A staged reading by Jennifer Maisel Presented with Griot Theatre Robyn and Ajay are about to meet the woman who will act as a surrogate to birth their child. These Americans find themselves confiding in the anonymous beings on the other end of their phone lines rather than in each other; computer technicians, fast food…