Category Archives: Theater

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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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Arts, Gardening, Black History Month

Neshkinukat: We Are All Related – This touring Native American Art Show features the work of 17 elder Native American artists.  Artists, residents, and guests filled the halls and Art Gallery at LBSAC for the Opening Reception of this touring … Continue reading

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Exploring Creative Well-Being Symposium at NoHo Senior Arts Colony 3/8

Open to all!  

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Maureen Kellen-Taylor: “Learning to Love: Crossing the Generation Divide”

EngAGE C.O.O. Dr. Maureen Kellen-Taylor shares her excellent essay about the EngAGE Mentoring Program, recently published in HowlRound, “a knowledge commons by and for the theatre community,” based at Emerson College. Read more from Maureen on her blog, regener8tion.   Where do older adults … Continue reading

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Judi Dench and Ian McKellen Back New Theatre Company for Older Actors

Good news from the U.K.: The Frontier Theatre Company, backed by actors Judi Dench and Ian McKellen, has been launched specifically to showcase the work of older actors. The company was founded by James Roose-Evans, 87, who established the Hampstead … Continue reading

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Phylicia Rashad Directs

Actress Phylicia Rashad wasn’t interested in directing: “I was having so much fun being an actress,” said Rashad (66), best known as everyone’s favorite mom, Clair Huxtable, from the 1984-92 NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show.” She’s also appeared on the … Continue reading

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Veteran Broadway Actress Patricia Morison to Perform One More Time

“On Sunday, March 15, veteran Broadway actress Patricia Morison will perform one more time. The 99-year-old star of shows like ‘Kiss Me Kate’ and ‘The King and I’ will take part in a live conversation at the University Club in … Continue reading

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The Road Theatre 2015 Season Is Underway

Please support our friends at The Road Theatre! Two locations, including The Road on Magnolia at the NoHo Senior Arts Colony! Los Angeles Premiere “THE OTHER PLACE” By Sharr White Directed by Andre Barron Feb 20 – April 11, 2015 … Continue reading

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Angela Lansbury’s Final Tour: “Blithe Spirit”

  The fabulous Angela Lansbury, 89, will retire from the road after her current tour as the charming and disarming medium, Madame Arcati, in Nöel Coward’s ghost-haunted 1941 comedy, “Blithe Spirit.” Read more here and enjoy the slide show of her … Continue reading

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