SONGS OF BILLITIS

2013 Songs of Bilitis is adapted by Katie Polebaum and Rogue Artists Ensemble from the French erotic novel by Pierre Louÿs. At the turn of the 20th-century, Louÿs captured the imaginations and libidos of the literary world when he penned an extensive collection of exquisite and sensuous poetry by a fabricated Greek courtesan named “Bilitis.” […]

Theatre Movement Bazaar’s TRACK 3

2013 Theatre Movement Bazaar investigates Chekhov’s famous play, Three Sisters. In this new work, the characters are stranded, waiting and wanting something outside of themselves to give them happiness. They are on the modern hero’s journey, not to Moscow, as they hoped, but a journey within. Movement, dance, song and humor derail the play from […]

DEATH OF A SALESGIRL

November 2012 You’ve probably heard of Arthur Miller’s classic American play Death of a Salesman. Well, forgot about all of that. This is Death of a Salesgirl, a new and unique interdisciplinary play written by and starring Patricia Scanlon (Hildy Hildy). It’s about a “Salesgirl” breaking in a new territory, literally and metaphorically, as she limps doggedly […]

RODNEY KING

Developed at Bootleg Theater Created & Performed by Roger Guenveur Smith Smith’s performance is inspired by the life and times of the late Rodney King, whose savage beating by the LAPD sparked the riots/rebellion/uprising/insurrection of 1992. 25 years later, King’s saga still resonates in a performance which the New York Times called “sinuous, complicated, deeply moving.” […]

GOING THE WONG WAY

June-July 2012 Written & Performed by Kristina Wong Directed by Paul Tei Going Green the Wong Way brings our contemporary urban environment to life, revealing just how tricky it is to “do the right thing.” At a young age Kristina Wong was tapped by Mother Earth and entrusted with a quest: Save the Planet. In […]

SYNESTHESIA

May 2012-June 2012 Co-Prod with Athena Theatre Co. The West Coast Premiere of “Synesthesia,” artistic telephone across the genres is a multi-medium art show displaying how eight artists of different genres inspire each other. The first artist was asked to select a fortune cookie. They had two weeks to create a piece inspired by the […]

EVANGELINE, THE QUEEN OF MAKE-BELIEVE

MAY 2012 Co-Prod with About…Prod. The songbook of Grammy Award winners David Hidalgo and Louie Pérez of Los Lobos drives Evangeline, the Queen of Make-Believe, a multimedia play with music that takes its title from the group’s 1985 rocker “Evangeline.” Evangeline…a devoted daughter by day, a Hollywood go-go dancer by night. A journey of self discovery […]

BUDDHA- A FANTASTIC JOURNEY

Co-Prod with Evan Brenner Writer-performer Evan Brenner stars in this bio-play, Buddha: A Fantastic Journey, directed by Tony- and Oscar-nominated stage and film actor John  C. Reilly. The show tells the life story of the man we know as Buddha, who lived in Northern India around 500 B.C. and introduced the teaching known as Buddhism. Derived […]

More 2012 events

PETITE AMAZON- AN EVENING WITH SELENE LUNA A SONG WITHOUT MUSIC AND A PLAY WITH SONGS   THE MORNING AFTER SHOW   PHANTOM’S GO DOWN Co-Prod w/Ariel Shepherd-Oppenheim   WRITE CLUB (2nd Monday of every month) 12 shows JANUARY 2012-DECEMBER 2012 SHOW/BOX LA DANCE Co-Prod with Meg Wolfe THE SECRET CITY Prod by Chris Wells […]

LA LADIES ARM WRESTLING

LA LAW Premiered at Bootleg Theater in 2011. Now is a recurring guest company at Bootleg! 6 years going strong AWARDS/NOMINATIONS (for 2011 premiere) Los Angeles Dramatic Critics Circle LADCC Nominee Best Sound LADCC Nominee Best Performance by a Lead Actor LADCC Nominee Best Production LA Weekly Theater Awards LA Weekly Nominee Best ensemble Ovation […]