April 17, 1987
South Coast Repertory Theatre has announced the receipt of grants totaling $160,000 for operating expenses and facilities expansion programs. Mission Viejo Business Properties and the Mission Viejo Co. donated $100,000. Part of this grant will go toward underwriting a later matinee performance for Saddleback Valley-area high school students. The other grants, both $25,000, are from Pacific Mutual and Citicorp. SCR also announced a $10,000 Producers Circle gift from Nordstrom.
February 16, 2007 |
L.A. Theatre Works, known for live local performances of contemporary and classical plays that are subsequently broadcast over satellite and public radio, has been awarded $253,000 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support the recording of four new plays and the production of a new monthly radio series, "Relativity," centered on science-themed works.
March 20, 1987 |
South Coast Repertory's second annual Hispanic Playwrights Project--the dramaturge program that produces new plays by Latino writers--has received 75 scripts from across the country, program director Jose Cruz Gonzalez said. Although more plays (109) were received last year, Gonzalez said the quality of this year's submissions is higher. "We had a good group before, and this group is even better," he said.
May 27, 1988 |
Six young authors have been selected from 78 applicants for the third annual Hispanic Playwrights Project at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa. The group, which will meet Aug. 2-14 for readings and workshops with dramaturges, directors and actors, includes: Rafael Melendez of El Paso, Tex.
July 18, 1986 |
South Coast Repertory Theatrewill offer five world-premiere productions by American playwrights--including Keith Reddin's "Highest Standard of Living" and Craig Lucas' "Three Postcards"--in the 1986-87 season at the two-playhouse complex in Costa Mesa. At the Mainstage playhouse, SCR's producing artistic director, David Emmes, will direct the Reddin work, which opens the season Sept. 9 and runs through Oct. 12. Norman Rene will direct the Lucas play, Jan. 6 through Feb. 8.
February 18, 1988 |
South Coast Repertory's Hispanic Playwright Project will have twice as much in its budget, and the project's annual workshop will last twice as long this summer, because of a $50,000 Ford Foundation grant announced Wednesday. With a budget of $100,000, the 3-year-old play development program for emerging Latino writers will also offer a conference for directors, actors and dramaturges that will take place six weeks before the annual workshop.