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Does Youth Theater Really Have to Be So Pandering and Simple Minded?

August 20th, 2015|0 Comments

In May, in conjunction with our performance of Walking The Tightrope at The Kirk Douglas Theatre we organized a Theatre for Young Audiences Roundtable consisting of artists, educators and professionals in the field. In addition […]

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August 19th, 2015|0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (August 19, 2015) — What are the songs of birds and men? 24th STreet Theatre, the company that produced Walking the Tightrope to universal acclaim on its stage, on tour and, most recently, for […]

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Curtain Calls

August 6th, 2015|0 Comments

Curtain Calls
We lost two 24th STreet friends this week; Lynn Manning and Susan Kitchen.

Susan Kitchen was an actress, mother and grandmother. We knew her first as a grandmother of two of our After ‘Cool students. […]

In the News

Delicately poised between children’s fable and adult reverie at once, only to become another transcendent thing altogether, “Walking the Tightrope” at 24th Street Theatre delivers the evocative, cathartic goods. In its pitch-perfect West Coast premiere, British playwright Mike Kenny’s perceptive take on the eternal cycle is as artfully simple, theatrically poetic and deeply affecting a chamber piece as any in recent memory.
David Nichols, Los Angeles Times

a magical play taking us into a lovely journey of a kid and her grandfather. Throughout the entire time, I could recall several memories of my own youth when I visited my grandparents.
Marvin Vasquez, CAMPUS CIRCLE

…if there is a show now running in Los Angeles that deserves to be on every recommended list, especially yours, it is this one.” “There are moments during this show that are so breathtaking and transcendent, the act of trying to describe them here would cheapen their power.
Colin Mitchell, Bitter Lemons

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24th Street Theatre ADVISORY COUNCIL


  • Jack Black – Actor

  • Geoffrey Cowan – (ret) Dean, USC Annenberg School for Communication

  • Brendan Fraser – Actor

  • Paula Holt – LA Cultural Affairs Commissioner/Theatre Producer

  • Dr. Steven D. Lavine – President, Cal Arts

  • John Lithgow – Actor

  • C.L. Max Nikias – President, USC

  • Joanne Saliba – Founding Board Chair

  • Dr. Steven Sample – former President, USC

  • Robert Scales – (ret) Dean, USC School of Theatre

  • Sandra Tsing Loh Performance Artist, Radio Commentator

24th Street Theatre BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    May 3rd (357 of 411)

  • Leslie Johnson – Board President Director of Education and Community Partnerships, Center Theatre Group

  • Jacqueline Hamilton – Board Secretary Executive Director, Education Consortium of Central Los Angeles

  • Scott Choate Senior Vice -President, Capital Group

  • Debbie Devine – Theatre Artist/Educator

  • David Marquez – Business Development Consultant

  • Scott Nave – Human Resources Consultant

  • Gretchen Nielsen – Director of Educational Initiatives, Los Angeles Philharmonic

  • Jessie Stone  -Director of Major Gifts & Corporate Philanthropy
    Venice Family Clinic

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