24th Street Theatre Production History

2013 (Available for TouringWALKING THE TIGHTROPE “This is theatre at its best.” -Huffington Post,  Written by Mike Kenny, Directed by Debbie Devine. Young Esme arrives to stay with her grandparents at the end of summer, just like she does every year. But this time, something’s different: Grandma’s not there.

2012 ROMA AL FINAL DE LA VIA (ROME AT THE END OF THE LINE), Written by Daniel Serrano, Directed by Alberto Lomnitz, Featuring Julieta Ortiz & Norma Angelica,24th STreet Theatre partners with Mexico’s Viaje Redondo Producciones on the U.S. premiere of a whimsical and poignant story about friendship that spans a lifetime.

NEARLY LEAR Adapted from Shakespeare by Susanna Hamnett and Edith Tankus. Initial research and development in association with Emma Rice and Mike Shepherd of Kneehigh Theatre, England. Directed by Edith Tanku. Starring Susanna Hamnett. Presented by 24th STreet Theatre

HURACLOWN, With special guest Aziz Gual.

2011/2010 LA RAZÓN BLINDADA, Written and Directed by Aristides Vargas. U.S. Premiere. 24th Street Teatro Nuevo co-producîon with Mexico’s Instituto de Cultura de Baja California, and La Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa. International touring- Culiacan and Mexicali, Mexico.

2010 EL OGRITO (touring), by Suzanne Lebeau, Directed by Jesus Castaños-Chima. U.S. Premiere production. A 24th STreet Teatro Nuevo producîon. International Touring at Teatro Luis Poma in San Salvador, El Salvador, Teatro de la Calendaria in Bogota, Colombia, and the Festival Universitario de la Cultura in Culiacan, Matzatlan, and Los Mochis, Mexico.

2010 ANTON’S UNCLES Written by Richard Alger and Directed by Tina Kronis, A 24th ST. Theatre/Theatre Movement Bazaar Co-Production.

2010 SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
FANDANGO SIN FRONTERAS led by Cesar Castro and Xochi Flores
SWING BRAZIL TRIBE led by Vida Vierra and Dani Lunn
SHAMMY DEE AND CREW led by Shammy Dee
SHAKTI DANCE COMPANY led by Viji Prakash

2010 NUESTRA SEÑORA DE LAS NUBES by Aristides Vargas, Directed by Arturo Arturo Díaz de Sandy, a production of Taller Laboratorio de Actuación UAS (Mexico).

2009 VIVA MEXICO FESTIVAL-LOS ANGELES – Presented by the Consul General of Mexico in Los Angeles
and the Instituto de Cultura de Baja California and hosted at 24th STreet Theatre.
EL OGRITO by Suzanne Lebeau, Directed by Jesus Castaños-Chima
LA HECHICERA DEL NORTE by Ursula Tania
CARTAS AL PIE DE UN ARBOL written and directed by Angel Norzagaray
LAGRIMAS DE AGUA DULCE by Jaime Chabaud
INFORME A LA ACADEMIA by Ruben Cristiany

El Ogrito, by Suzanne Lebeau, LA Times CRIITICS’ CHOICE – 2009

2009  EL OGRITO, by Suzanne Lebeau, Directed by Jesus Castaños-Chima. A 24th STreet Teatro Nuevo producîon, (International Touring at Teatro Luis Poma in San Salvador, El Salvador, Teatro de la Calendaria in Bogota, Colombia, and the Festival Universita Cultura in Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico). U.S. Premiere.

2009  SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
ENTER STAGE RIGHT, by Jay McAdams and Debbie Devine
EL OGRITO by Suzanne Lebeau, Directed by Jesus Castaños-Chima

MODEL BEHAVIOR; i.e. THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE, Written by Richard Alger and Directed by Tina Kronis, A 24th ST. Theatre/Theatre Movement Bazaar Co-Production.

2008  EL JARDIN DE LOS REYES by Apolo Theatre Company, (International touring, at Teatro de la Candelaria, Bogota, Colombia) a 24th STreet Teatro Nuevo producîon, Directed by Jesus Castaños-Chima

LOS EMIGRADOS, by Slawomir Mrozek, Teatro sin Paredes Theatre Company (Mexico), a 24th ST/ FITLA (Latino Theatre Festival of Los Angeles) presentation, Directed by David Psalmon

MACBETH, by William Shakespeare, (Mexico) a FITLA (Latino Theatre Festival of Los Angeles) co-production with Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Adapted and Directed by Angel Norzagaray

DESPLAZADOS, (Chilé) Written and Performed by Alberto Kurapel , a 24th ST/ FITLA (Latino Theatre Festival of Los Angeles) presentation

Aziz Gual in De Risa En Risa – 2008 From Mexico

DE RISA EN RISA, (Mexico) Written and Performed by Aziz Gual, a 24th ST/ FITLA (Latino Theatre Festival of Los Angeles) presentation, for family audiences.

EL CAZADOR DE GRINGO, by Daniel Serrano, (Mexico) Mexicali a Secas Theatre Company, a 24th ST/FITLA (Latino Theatre Festival of Los Angeles) presentation, Directed byAngel Norzagaray

SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
AMAHL & THE NIGHT VISITORS by the Chamber Opera of USC
THE PICKLE, by Ayana Hampton
GONE IN 60 SECONDS by Sandra Tsing Loh, with Blue People Group
THE HISTORY OF WATER, Juli Crockett and Jeremy Zuckerman
WHEN WORDS ARE NOT ENOUGH: THE HOW AND WHY OF MUSICAL THEATRE SONGS by Alan Chapman and Karen Benjamin

THE GOLDEN STATE by Lauren Wilson, 24th STreet Theatre/Dell’ Arte Theatre Company co-production, Directed by Michael Fields

2007 EL JARDIN DE LOS REYES by Apolo Theatre Company, (International touring at Teatro Luis Poma, EL SALVADOR) a 24th STreet Teatro Nuevo producîon, Directed by Jesus Castaños-Chima

LA INFAMIA by Oscar Liera, a 24th STreet Teatro Nuevo producîon, a co-production with Apolo Theatre Company, Directed by Jesus Costanza-Chima

LA EXCEPCION Y LA REGLA, by Bertolt Brecht, Teatro Sin Paredes Theatre Company (Mexico), a 24th ST/FITLA (Latino Theatre Festival of Los Angeles) presentation, Directed by David Psalmon

EMILY DICKINSON created by Teatro Candelaria, a 24th STreet Teatro Nuevo presentation, a co-production of 24th STreet Theatre/Olin Theatre/Teatro Candelaria (Colombia), Directed by Patricia Ariza

MONSTER OF HAPPINESS by Tina Kronis & Richard Alger, 24th STreet Theatre/Theatre Movement Bazaar co-production.

OBSCENE AND NOT HEARD by Alan Chapman & Karen Benjamin

365 DAYS/PLAYS FESTIVAL by Susan Lori Parks

SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
NIGHT’S ERRANT: A FOOL’S NOCTURNE by Ten West
MY MOTHER’S SON by Rodney Mason
GOOD NIGHT by Mira Kingsley
READY? By Kristen Smiarowski
LOVE’S GEOGRAPHY: REVISITED By Sara Wookey

MY DINNER WITH SANDRÉ with Sandra Tsing Loh

2006  NO MERCY by Constance Congdon, directed by Larry Biederman

AN EVENING WITH BLAIR TINDALL

El Jardin de los Reyes, a 24th STreet Teatro Nuevo production by Teatro Apolo – 2007

EL JARDIN DE LOS REYES by Apolo Theatre Company, a 24th STreet Teatro Nuevo producîon, Directed by Jesus Castaños-Chima

SHELLEY BERMAN by Shelley Berman

SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES

ORPHEUS CRAWLING written & Directed by Julie Crockett
CROW IN BOX by Inkboat
TEN WEST
ADAAWE
SNOW CHILD, Julia Tasheva

2005-2006 MOTHER ON FIRE written and performed by Sandra Tsing Loh, 24th STreet/Sandra Tsing Loh co-production, Directed by David Schweizer with Bart DeLorenzo

2005  DOG EAR PLAYWRIGHTS

2005  SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
THE DAWN OF QUIXOTE written and directed by Julie Crockett
A FISHERMAN OUT OF WATER by Nathan Stein
BELLY DANCE RAINBOW by Shoupe’s Troupe
WATERS OF THE EARTH by Boxtales Theatre Co.
THE MASK MESSENGER by Faustwork Mask Theatre

2004-2005 DRY CLEANING by Tina Kronis & Richard Alger, 24th STreet Theatre/Theatre Movement Bazaar co-production, Directed by Jeff Webster

2004  MIRROR MIRROR by Tina Kronis, Richard Alger & Debbie Devine, Directed by Debbie Devine

2004  SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
Mark Taper Forum’s P.L.A.Y.
JAMBO WATOTO, TALES AND RHYTHMS OF AFRICA by Boxtales T
DALE GONYEA WORLD MUSIC with African musician Prince Diabate and sitar player Paul Livingston
ADVENTURES IN SPACE by The Chameleons
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A. EINSTEIN by Kres Mersky
CIRQUE PICNIQUE by Theatre Movement Bazaar

Tropical America – 2003

2003 TROPICAL AMERICA, by Juan Devis, a 24th STreet Teatro Nuevo producîon, Directed by Carmelo Alvarez

2003 KATE CRACKERNUTS, by Sheila Callaghan, Directed by Jessica Kubzansky

2003  SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
LANGSTON by Wayne Cook
CLUB 24 PRESENTS pianist Brenda Varda
WATCH by Theatre Movement Bazaar
BIG HEAD by Denise Uyehara
WATTS PROPHETS
Mark Taper Forum’s P.L.A.Y.

2003 ON EARTH AS IT IS IN HEAVEN, Directed by Theresa Chavez, 24th STreet/About Productions Co-Production

2002  SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
MEMORIES by Krassimir
CINDY SINGS THE BLUES by Cindy White
THE CAMPERS by Kim Waldauer & Robert Christophe
THE NIGHT THE MOON LANDED ON 39TH STREET by Dan Kwong
BEAKMAN IN PERSON by Paul Zaloom
JUGGLING AND SOME ANTICS by Sara Felder
BILL’S NEW FROCK by Visible Fictions/Mark Taper Forum’s P.L.A.Y

Madboy Chronicle – 2001

2001  MADBOY CHRONICLE by Michael O’Brien, 24th Theatre/Pilgrimage Theatre co-production, Directed by Gilman

2001  SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
FROOT ALONE by Dan Froot
READER’S THEATRE by LA Children’s Museum
THE WANDERING MINSTREL by Paul Tracey
CUSUCO LOOKING FOR PAPITO by Antonio Sacre
BENNETT SCHNEIDER UNPLUGGED

1999  GHOSTS IN THE COTTONWOODS by Adam Rapp, Directed by Chris Fields

1999  SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
MOBY DICK by Timothy Busfield’s B Street Theatre
BOB BAKER MARIONETTE THEATRE
THE WONDER FAIRE by Gideon Potter
A VILLAGE FABLE IN THE SUICIDE MOUNTAINS-Mark Taper Forum’s PLAY
A TAP OF THE TOE AND A WAG OF THE TONGUE by Milbre Burch
MIME OVER MATTER by The Chameleons

1999 ON THE VERGE by Eric Overmyer, Directed by Stephanie Shroyer

Poe Out of His Mind – 1999

1999 POE; OUT OF HIS MIND by Ed Mast, Erick Melton & Glorious Repertory Co., Directed by Debbie Devine

1999 THIMBLE OF SMOKE by Elroyce Jones, 24th STreet Theatre/ Echo Theatre co-production, Directed by Gregg Daniel

1999 THE GREAT MAGOO by Ben Hecht and Gene Fowler, Directed by Stephanie Shroyer

1998 THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE by Debbie Devine and Jay McAdams, Directed By Debbie Devine

1998 SATURDAY EXPLORER SERIES
TWO FRIENDS / DOS AMIGOS by Paul Morse
THE FIVE SENSES by Blue Palm
ASIAN PACIFIC TALES by East West Players
MORE THEN MEETS THE EAR by Rob Bowers
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS by Olga Loya
TALES OF THE ASHANTI by Jim Gamble
BRONWEN, THE TRAW AND THE SHAPE SHIFTER by Bridget Hanley
WINTER WONDERLAND by JP Nightingale
PORTRAITS OF ASIAN AND ASIAN AMERICAN WOMEN by Jude Narita
MR. WESTINGHOUSE by Heidi Duckler’s Collage Dance Theatre

1997 THE CAVE DWELLERS by William Saroyan, Directed by Stephanie Shroyer

1997 THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde, Directed by Gregg Daniel

1997 WHO LIVES? by Christopher Meeks, a guest production produced by Brenda Friend, Directed by Debbie Devine

1997 THE MUSIC OF MAGDALENA BAY by Debbie Devine & Jay McAdams directed by Debbie Devine