24th STreet in the News!


Sept 13, 2018 - Footlights Walk Into the 24th ST Theatre

“Just off of Hoover on 24th Street in Los Angeles, sits a theatre [where] it’s not about bringing something to the community, it’s being a part of the community.”   Read more…

Jun 28, 2017 – American Theatre Magazine Think About the Children: When Theatres Cross the Line
“At 24th Street Theatre in Los Angeles, they’ve felt the pushback against putting sadness onstage. The company recently completed a tour of Walking the Tightrope, a play by British writer Mike Kenny that executive director Jay McAdams calls a ‘sweet tone poem’” . …Read more!

Nov 11, 2016 – KPFK 90.7 FM, Pacifica Performance Showcase Hansel & Gretel Bluegrass
An interview with Jay McAdams, Executive Director at 24th STreet Theatre, discussing Hansel & Gretel Bluegrass, its themes in the modern day, and 24th STreet Theatre’s unique brand of Theatre for Young Audiences …Listen to the whole interview

June 27, 2016 – Mommy Poppins Help Us Choose the Best of LA!
24th STreet has been recognized as one of the finalists for the Mommy Poppins 2016 “Best Place to see a Family Show”. Vote here to help us take the top prize!

June 10, 2016 – Desert Sun McCallum Theatre launches its summer festival
“…on Friday, 24th Street Theatre will perform “Walking the Tightrope,” the story of a grandfather building a relationship with his 5-year-old granddaughter.”read more

March 22, 2016 – American Theatre The Taboo of Sadness: Why Are We So Scared To Let Children Be Scared?
“It’s not only possible to confront young audiences with the full range of human emotions—it’s imperative.”…read more

March 22, 2016 – American Theatre 20 Theatres You Should Take Your Kids To
“The 24th Street Theatre reaches youth across borders. In 2008, the company traveled to El Salvador to serve as a cultural envoy and teach workshops with El Salvador’s Symphony for Youth.”…read more

April 21, 2015 – American Theatre Debbie Devine and 24th STreet Theatre’s Tightrope Act
“Art or social service? That’s a false choice for this small but committed L.A. theatre, where theatrical excellence and community service are inextricably intertwined.”…read more