Category Archives: Theater

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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“Melissa Arctic” at the Road on Magnolia Closes 11/15

ELIZABETH SAMPSON, EngAGE Regional Programs Director, is in the cast of  the Road Theatre’s latest collaboration with Craig Wright (TV’s “Tyrant,” “Six Feet Under,” “Lost,” “United States of Tara,” and more). The play is loosely based on Shakespeare’s “A Winter’s Tale.” This … Continue reading

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A Night Out with Sir Michael Caine

On October 1st at Royal Albert Hall, Jonathan Ross was the host of “an evening of pure A-list reminiscence heaven, featuring music from the LSO and anecdotes from Michael Caine himself which, on occasion, brought the house down. . . . Caine was … Continue reading

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