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Teen Awakening


Teen Awakening
by Lemuel H. Thornton III

Last week we took 20 teenagers from our Teen Leadership Academy to the posh new Wallis Annenberg Performing Arts Center for a performance of Deaf West’s acclaimed production of Spring […]

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from Jay McAdams

As you probably know from our barrage of emails about our Tightrope tour over the last year, we just completed our national tour last week at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre. […]

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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

Our Staff

Jay McAdams is Executive Director of LA’s 24th STreet Theatre. He is also a producer, having produced dozens of theatrical productions over…Read more here
Debbie Devine is the Artistic Director of 24th STreet Theatre and has been an award-winning theatre director and a respected leader… Read more here
Jennie McInnis is the Executive Assistant “I’m the Taskmaster around here, but always trying to provide a little comic relief when needed!…” Read more here
There is nothing like your first theatrical experience. Bring your kids to 24th ST Theatre. They’ll never forget their first time… Read more here

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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
  • Steven Markus – Board Treasurer Media Management Consultant
  • 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
  • Larry Williams – Pace Communications
  • 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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