February 21, 1997
Edward Asner, Kaitlin Hopkins, Jon Matthews and Douglas Weston will star in a live radio theater production of Feodor Dostoevsky's classic story "The Idiot," to be performed Wednesday-March 1 at the Doubletree Hotel in Santa Monica. The production will be recorded for future broadcast as part of L.A. Theatre Works' radio theater series "The Play's the Thing," which airs on KCRW-FM (89.9). Tickets to the 8 p.m. performances are $23 and $26. Information: (310) 827-0889.
May 16, 1997
Edward Asner, Tyne Daly and Yeardley Smith ("The Simpsons") will star in a new revival of the musical "Guns," which will be performed June 4-7 as a part of L.A. Theatre Works' "The Play's the Thing" live radio theater series. The performances, at the Doubletree Guest Suites hotel in Santa Monica, will be recorded for future broadcast on KCRW-FM (89.9). Tickets are $23 and $26; student tickets may be purchased for half price 10 minutes prior to curtain. For information, call (310) 827-0808.
August 14, 1998
L.A. Theatre Works' live performance radio theater series will offer seven plays during the fall-winter season.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 22, 1998
After more than a year of negotiations, an acclaimed literary organization has signed a new lease to remain in the former Venice City Hall, officials said. The 10-year lease for Beyond Baroque, a literary salon and bookstore which took up residence in the historic building in 1980, was approved by the city Department of General Services Monday, said Niki Tennant, a spokeswoman for City Councilwoman Ruth Galanter, who pushed for the unusually long lease. The annual rent is $1, Tennant said.
February 17, 1999
THEATER "The Colored Museum," L.A. Theatre Works' radio drama. Call for times. Skirball Cultural Center. (310) 827-0889. BOOKS Lauren Dockett and Kristin Beck discuss their book, "Facing 30," Thursday at Book Soup, West Hollywood. (800) 764-BOOK. FOOD The Farmers Market at St. Agnes Church in L.A. sponsors "Ask the Dietitian" today, 2:30-4:30 p.m. (213) 244-9190. MUSIC Bobby Short performs love songs for L.A. nightly through Sunday. Catalina Bar & Grill, Hollywood. (323) 466-2210.
December 29, 1998
Loretta Devine and Vickilyn Reynolds will re-create their New York Shakespeare Festival turns in George C. Wolfe's "The Colored Museum," during performances Feb. 17-21 at the Skirball Cultural Center. The Black History Month production is part of L.A. Theatre Works' "The Play's the Thing" live radio series and will be recorded for a broadcast on KCRW-FM (89.9). Tickets are $28 and $32, with half-price seats, subject to availability, offered five minutes before each performance.