Notes from Arden
“The on-the-ground situations and positions are now so bizarre, the only reliable conclusion to be had is that we live in post-truth era, where nothing is what it seems. Everybody is wrong, and everybody is right. (I hope that’s a helpful conclusion.)” — Steven Leigh Morris
Ashley Steed weighs in on some of her top picks for The Hollywood Fringe Festival 2017.
Got It Covered
“Los Angeles Intimate Theatre is a thriving incubator with a track record of critically acclaimed productions. Many have gone on to other venues, creating jobs along the way. It needs to be treated with the same care as any other small business community.”
A Perfectly Good Reason to Apply for a Grant You Don’t Think You’ll GetSome hidden advantages . . . By Corbett Barklie Grant writing is a time consuming, sometimes annoying fact of nonprofit life. Government grant deadlines cluster together on our calendars and back up into private foundation deadlines making us all crazy. It’s easy to think […]
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“Class warfare has surged and ebbed in the U.S. public consciousness during harder or more prosperous times throughout the past century, but the distorted perversion that it is something waged by the poor upon privileged victims gets exposed as a disingenuous lie by Eugene O’Neill’s 1922 The Hairy Ape – an anguished cry on behalf the exploited and dismissed.” — by MYRON MEISEL
The Summer of our (Dis)Content
“‘Do you believe in God?’ asked Goldman. Alyokhina paused, carefully forming the perfect response. ‘I think that Church in Russia already has nothing in common with Christianity,’ she reflected”. — by VANESSA CATE
A “Matter”: Los Angeles actors clearly let Equity know what it thought of the new plan, providing a stunning defeat of it in a referendum by a 2-to-1 margin. Equity’s response: “Doesn’t Matter.” Equity decided instead to bring up the number of participants in the vote as an important metric.–BY KEVIN DELIN