Category Archives: Theater

Profiles: Composer John Kander

“Profiles” is an EngAGE Blog category devoted to occasional posts about older people who have made a significant creative impact in our world. Today’s subject: JOHN KANDER. JOHN KANDER, who celebrates his 90th birthday on March 18th, is the composer … Continue reading

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Save the Date: “The Artfully Aging Radio Hour” Live Performances in Minneapolis on 1/23 and 1/24

Please join us for “The Artfully Aging Radio Hour” project, two live shows that will be performed and recorded for radio broadcast and podcast at 7:00 p.m. on January 23 and 24, at Pillsbury House Theatre in Minneapolis. “The Artfully Aging Radio … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating for the Holidays: Radio City Music Hall Opens in 1932

“Worth Repeating for the Holidays” brings you holiday posts that we think are still timely, interesting, or just plain fun! From 12/27/12: The Radio City Music Hall opened in Manhattan on December 27, 1932, as a venue for concerts, movies … Continue reading

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Special Guest at 1st NoHoSAC Storytelling Night: Playwright Larry Dean Harris

North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony has a special event coming up next week featuring author Larry Dean Harris. Harris, an award-winning playwright, is a co-founder of Los Angeles based, playwrights-managed “Playwrights 6” and the Los Angeles regional representative of the Dramatists Guild. … Continue reading

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Creativity at PacArts, Our San Pedro Arts Colony

At a time of troubling world events, we ask ourselves what we want our world to look like, to be, and we remind ourselves how important it is to keep our spirits high and to connect with those who remind … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” As Never Seen Before

A reminder that “Still Dreaming,” produced by friends of EngAGE Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller, is now available as a DVD or streaming rental! Visit their website to order this funny, dramatic, and sensitive documentary featuring retired Broadway entertainers living at The … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Town Halls: Cultural Equity & Inclusion Initiative

The first of 12 Town Halls for LA County’s Cultural Equity & Inclusion Initiative takes place on May 2nd in Torrance at 7 pm. Members of the general public are invited to join the conversation and share their comments, ideas and … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Reader’s Theater

Reader’s Theater is led by a former stage manager and writer, and meets weekly to read short plays out loud to share the group’s passion for the Dramatic Arts and forge lasting friendships. “Life as We Live It” brought down … Continue reading

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News from The Jasmine: Improv Comedy

From Jo McLachlan, Improv Comedy teacher at The Jasmine at Founder’s Village in Fountain Valley, CA: “Our ladies from the Jasmine are at it again! Every comedy club meeting ended up being an argument about politics, so this is the … Continue reading

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“Still Dreaming” Now Available on DVD and Streaming

We’re delighted that the excellent documentary, “Still Dreaming,” by our friends Hank Rogerson and Jilann Spitzmiller, is now available for purchase on their website as a DVD or via streaming. Here’s the scoop: STILL DREAMING is the multi-award winning, uproarious film about … Continue reading

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