Thursday Jul 19


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Ken Roht: Echo's Hammer

Ken Roht is a Los Angeles-based artist, most recently commissioned by Center Theater Group to create a song and dance spectacle using Tchaikovsky's score of The Nutcracker,currently in the workshop phase (next workshop is March 22-April 2, 2010). He is a recipient of a 2010 COLA grant from the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.

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Fielding Edlow: The Something-Nothing

Fielding Edlow, a native New Yorker, has had her plays produced/workshopped in New York and Los Angeles with Naked Angels, NY Stage & Film, PSNBC, Dixon Place, The Culture Project, NY Fringe Festival and Home for Contemporary Arts. Her full-length play, The Something-Nothing was recently workshopped at

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Jacqueline Wright - Buddy Buddette

Jacqueline Wright is a Los Angeles based writer/performer. Her plays have been produced/developed with Theatre of NOTE, Santa Clarita Rep, the Ensemble Studio Theatre (New York & Los Angeles), Ghost Road Company, ASK Theatre Projects, Occidental College, California Institute of the Arts, Playwrights Arena, Echo Theatre Company, 24th Street Theatre, The Virginia Avenue Project, and HBO's Comedy Arts Festival.

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Erik Patterson - Sick

ErikPatterson-Drama.jpg Erik Patterson is proud to be a native Southern Californian who writes for the theater. Plays include Tonseisha; Yellow Flesh / Alabaster Rose (winner, Backstage West Garland Award, Best Play); Red Light, Green Light (2004 Ovation Award nomination, World Premiere Play); The Making of Mary Kelly; He Asked For It (2008 Ovation Award nomination, World Premiere Play; GLAAD award nomination for Outstanding Theater); and Sick, which will have its World Premiere at Playwrights Arena in April.

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Bill Robens - Interview

BRobens Bill Robens has authored several hit shows, including The Poseidon Adventure: the Musical (co-written with Genemichael Barrera and featured in the Fox Movie Channel documentary “Cult Culture: the Poseidon Adventure”), The Towering Inferno: the Musical (co-written with Steve Marca), the comedy variety show, A Fish Without His Flippers and the perennial Hollywood favorite, A Mulholland Christmas Carol which earned Bill an L.A. Weekly Award for Best Adaptation.

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Briandaniel Oglesby - Game

Briandaniel-Oglesby Briandaniel Oglesby took his MFA in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts from UC-Riverside in 2009. He writes fiction and plays. Game was a National Finalist for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival ten-minute play contest. His short play Trainwhistles received the same honor in 2009 and was staged as a reading at the Kennedy Center. His fiction has been published in ZYZZYVA and Gertrude.

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