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  • William Shakespeare's

    The Winter’s Tale

    By William Shakespeare

    The remaining performances of The Winter’s Tale have been canceled. For more information, click here. King Leontes, consumed by unwarranted jealous rage, unleashes catastrophic violence upon his loved ones, shattering the royal family and plunging him into deep remorse. But bitter winter’s thaw ushers in a spring of regeneration and miraculous forgiveness in William Shakespeare’s celebrated romance.

  • Eva Le Gallienne & Florida Friebus'

    Alice in Wonderland

    By Eva Le Gallienne & Florida Friebus

    The remaining performances of Alice in Wonderland have been canceled. For more information, click here. Directed by Stephanie Shroyer Crash through the looking glass with Alice on her zany adventure to an upside-down magical dreamland where imagination defies reality and madness makes logic. Weaving a whimsical poem of hilarious and colorful eccentrics, Lewis Carroll’s fractured fairy tale creates a prism through which we can again experience the mystery and effervescent wonder…

  • The Grove

    Workshop of a new, Latinx adaptation of The Cherry Orchard, exploring gentrification in Los Angeles

    The remaining Noise Now performances through April have been canceled. We are working to reschedule our March and April Noise Now events for a later date. For more information, click here. The Cherry Orchard has always been a play about time – how it effects not only people, but also places. In this new adaptation, conceived and directed by Satya Bhabha and written by Francesca Sloan, the central family are Latino landowners…

  • Gatsby Redux

    An immersive, outdoor dance adaptation of The Great Gatsby

    The remaining Noise Now performances through April have been canceled. We are working to reschedule our March and April Noise Now events for a later date. For more information, click here. Gatsby Redux is a site-specific event which takes the audience into Gatsby’s world of the Roaring ’20s with its wild nights, uninhibited parties, and clandestine romance.  Gatsby Redux was originally created for the Los Angeles Music Center event, Moves After…

  • Vanye

    A new adaptation of Uncle Vanya centered around a black family living in St. Louis

    Vanye, Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm’s adaptation of the Chekhov classic, Uncle Vanya, takes on issues of gentrification, exploring our complicated relationships with corporations, community, and social capital in “developing” spaces. For Chisholm: “Uncle Vanya is a story about limitations. It’s about people who understand, in their bodies, that they aren’t entitled to anything – least of all happiness. But never-the-less, they persevere. In order to truly capture this feeling of hopelessness…

  • Rule My World

    A modern retelling of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra

    Rule My World is a modern retelling of William Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Set in a dystopian future, it incorporates diverse musical genres such as spoken word, pop, R&B, Latin, Techno, and Hip-Hop. The show was adapted by local award-winning actor and writer, Karole Foreman, and Emmy Award-winning composer, Allan Phillips. Running Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes with an intermision   A limited number of $10 tickets are made…

  • I Am the Dead Man

    Saudade Theatre presents I Am the Dead Man: A Mozambican Fable, the first stage adaptation of acclaimed writer Mia Couto’s novel Under the Frangipani. Set in post-colonial Mozambique, we meet a police inspector who is brought in to investigate a strange murder inside of a former Portuguese fort where ivory and slaves were once sold. Inside he faces the dead, clashes with life, copes with ever shifting reality, and finds…

  • Salome

    A new indie-pop music theatre adaptation of the ancient myth

    If you could have anything in the world, what would you ask for? Salome is a new indie-pop theatrical piece centered around the mythological girl who, when given the choice of anything, asked for the severed head of John the Baptist. Meet Salome, a young princess trapped in a world where she is treated as an object. Torn between devotion to her mother and the new, mysterious voice of a…