Category Archives: Theater

Profiles: Theater Director Peter Brook

“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: PETER BROOK. From the LA Times: Director Peter Brook, still at it at 92, has … Continue reading

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News from NoHo SAC: Reader’s Theatre Performance

The North Hollywood Senior Arts Colony “Readers Theatre” presented a reading of “Letters” on March 30th in the NoHo SAC lounge. The letters were to and from Presidents, Artists, Actors, Writers, and more. The performance was warmly received by an audience … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: “Raisin’ Cane!”

  Cheers to the Readers Theatre troupe who presented “Raisin’ Cane!” in March in the theatre at LBSAC.  The show featured poetry, short comedic scenes, and musical numbers, and the audience thoroughly enjoyed the show. This marks the Readers Theatre’s … Continue reading

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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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