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23 Aug

The Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

August 23, 2019 To August 25, 2019

7:00 pm To 9:30 pm

The Robey Theatre Company, Los Angeles’ most-awarded African American theatre company, continues its 25th Anniversary celebration with its presentation of the Third Biennial Paul Robeson Theatre Festival. The Festival is named for its inspiration, the actor-singer-activist-humanitarian Paul Robeson (1898-1976).Read more…

26 Jul

5144 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA, USA

July 26, 2019 To August 18, 2019

8:00 pm To 3:00 pm

Billie Holiday (1915-1959)  was a trail-blazing musical artist, known as perhaps the first female vocalist to use her voice in the style of jazz improvisation. Recording first with Benny Goodman, she became the first Black female vocalist to front a white band, that of Artie Shaw.Read more…

20 Jul

Greenway Court Theatre, North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA

July 20, 2019

8:00 pm To 10:00 pm

The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival’s Legends, Movement and Memories will be hosted by Marla Gibbs and Freda Payne. The performers include:  Florence LaRue, an original member of The 5th Dimension, the pop group that so often dominated the charts in the 60s and 70s with their hit songs, will perform…Read more…

23 May

13500 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA, USA

May 23, 2019

7:30 pm To 9:30 pm

Hot Off the Press is a program of excerpted new solo writings presented by talented women playwrights in staged readings. The program includes:            Real As It Can Be.Read more…

29 Mar

Barnsdall Art Park, Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

March 29, 2018 To April 1, 2018

6:30 pm To 11:00 pm

The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival marks 25 years of producing well over 500 extraordinary multicultural and multidisciplinary solo performers from around the globe.Read more…