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Last Day to Register For ‘Free Solo Show Workshops’ Compliment of LA Women’s Theatre Festival

Juliette Jeffers is the star in her self-penned solo play, 'Judgment Day'
Juliette Jeffers is the star in her self-penned solo play, ‘Judgment Day’

 *The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival presents BRAVA! “A Day of Theatre” on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The day offers free solo performance workshops and takes place at Kings Road Park, 1000 N Kings Rd., West Hollywood, CA 90069

LAWTF marks 24 years of producing well over 500 extraordinary multicultural and multidisciplinary solo performers from around the globe. Continue reading

Two ‘Splendid Performances’ Close Out 24th Anniversary of LAWTF!

Juliette Jeffers stars in self-penned solo play, 'Judgment Day'
Juliette Jeffers stars in the self-penned solo play, ‘Judgment Day’

*The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival offered ‘Taking Flight’ as the theme for the 24th Anniversary Festival. The opening night Champagne Gala, aptly named Standing On The Shoulders Of, honored six extraordinary women, and was co-hosted by stage and film actors Ted Lange and Hattie Winston. The event took place at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Hollywood.

Awarded on this evening were women who are somehow involved in the business of entertainment. Presented with the “Eternity Award” was beloved local vocalist Barbara Morrison; Megan Cavallari with the “Integrity Award,” and Paulina Sahagun with the “Maverick Award.” Two women were honored with the “Rainbow Award” — namely, Estelle Campbell and  Leslie K. Johnson; and finally, the “Infinity Award” was given posthumously to Doris Roberts.

Returning again to offer her incredible talent for the evening was Eloise Laws.

The four night event, which runs Thursday night through Sunday, offered diverse performances by eighteen women from all over the globe doing excerpts from their solo plays. Continue reading

L. A. Women’s Theatre Festival ‘Taking Flight’ on March 23rd with Champagne Awards Gala!

 

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*The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) marks 24 years of producing close to 500 extraordinary multicultural and multidisciplinary solo performers from around the globe.

 The longest-running annual solo festival for women in Los Angeles, LAWTF will take place March 23-26, 2017 at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Hollywood  and at the Electric Lodge in Venice.

The Champagne Gala and Awards Ceremony on March 23, 2017 will be held in honor of exceptional women who have made laudable contributions in theatre. This will be held at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Barnsdall Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90027. There is free parking onsite. Following the reception at 7:00 p.m., the festivities continue at 8:00 p.m. with the presentation of the Integrity, Eternity, Rainbow, Maverick and Infinity Awards to distinguished women. (Integrity Awardee- Megan Cavallari; Eternity Awardee- Barbara Morrison; Rainbow Awardee- Estelle Campbell; Rainbow Awardee- Leslie K. Johnson; Maverick Awardee- Paulina Sahagun;  and posthumously, Infinity Awardee- Doris Roberts.

The theme of the Opening Night Program on March 23 is STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF…. The evening will be directed by Adleane Hunter and hosted by Hattie Winston (Becker) and Ted Lange (The Love Boat).  Back by popular demand will be award-winning vocalist Eloise Laws. There will also be a performance by emerging vocalist Payton Aurora Jones. Continue reading

Danny Glover on Board As L. A. Women’s Theatre Festival Races to Reach its ‘Kickstarter Goal’ in 4 More Days!!!

"Women. What would life be without them? Well ...there would be no life without them." Danny Glover LAWTF Honorary Co-Chairperson (Twitter photo)
“Women. What would life be without them? Well …there would be no life without them.”–Danny Glover, LAWTF Honorary Co-Chairperson (Twitter photo)

*(Hollywood) During this time of gratitude, the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) thanks those who have contributed to their 2016-17 Kickstarter Campaign.

As they gear up for their 24th Annual Festival, “TAKING FLIGHT” they welcome 18 phenomenal women performers who will share their stories through dance, theatre, song, spoken word and laughter. Some of these performers will come from as far away as London and Israel to be a part of this magical event.

Presently, the festival has 34 backers and it has raised $4370.  They are $5630 away from their goal of $10,000 and they have until midnight January, 14th to accomplish this. 

It can be done!  It must be done! Otherwise, they stand to lose all of their contributions from those who have pledged thus far. 

If you have not become a backer yet, they hope you will do so today? Continue reading

Remember L. A. Women’s Theatre Festival on #GivingTuesday (November 29)!

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*(Los Angeles) #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that celebrates and supports the work of nonprofit organizations and encourages people to contribute. On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, you can join the national day of generosity and make a difference.

All proceeds will go towards funding the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival’s 24th Annual Festival that will be held on March 23-26, 2017. Your giving will support their venue rental, performer and tech team stipends, Champagne Gala and Awards Ceremony, and Marketing Campaign for our upcoming and exciting next Festival.

There are three ways in which you can give, help and act. Continue reading

Artists, Fans & Supporters of LA Women’s Theatre Festival (Tweet Your Support by Midnight 10/21!!!)

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Twitter-based contest will help this arts organization win $10K in grant dollars

*Don’t you just love when an organization that is worthy of support let’s you know what you can do to help? And don’t you love it even more when it doesn’t include giving money?

The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival has applied for a grant with the philanthropic arm of the century-old check printing company, Deluxe Corporation Foundation. LAWTF will be awarded one of 10 grants in a Twitter-based competition called the “Short & Tweet” grant program.

YOU…yes you, can help this 23-year-old arts organization, that has given women artists from around the globe an onstage presence through producing one-woman performances, by TWEETING why you feel LA Women’s Theatre Festival would be a great recipient for the grant.

Easy right?

But here’s the thing…

You’ve got to do it NOW. Do it while its on your mind because all tweets must be received by midnight tonight, October 21, 2016. Continue reading

LAWTF Workshop: Learn How to Create a One-Person Show…For Free (This Wednesday!)

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*You may already know that the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival is bringing the 23rd year of its festival to The Electric Lodge beginning Thursday, March 25, with an Opening Night Gala starring Broadway actress, Eloise Laws (Yes, the very same one you’re thinking of). Or perhaps you’ve heard that KJLH radio personality, Tammi Mac, was recognized THREE times from the NAACP Theatre Awards last month, due to her one-woman play, “Bag Lady.”

Now you, too, have a chance to stretch those creative muscles and learn how to build your one person show.

You read that right…You DON’T HAVE TO BE A WOMAN TO PARTICIPATE!

And you won’t have to reach into that purse or pocket for any money, because its FREE!

On Wednesday, March 23, from 7:30 – 9:00 P.M. the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival presents Jessica Lynn Johnson, who will take you through the creation process of developing a one person play, exploring character development, solo structure, varying solo theatre performance techniques and much more during her FREE workshop. Continue reading

L.A. Women’s Theatre Festival Comes to Ivy Substation (Danny Glover News Too!)

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*Fresh off of their successful 2015 festival, themed: “Solo But Not Alone,” the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) brings encore performances to Culver City for one very special night on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. The venue will be the Ivy Substation, 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. The show will be hosted by Hattie Winston (Becker) and Joyce Guy (Parenthood).

The theme for the evening will be “Celebration: Steel Drums, Ballet Slippers and Resilience!” Six of LAWTF’s encore performers will be featured. Continue reading