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“My eyes still light up every time I see the rolling scaffold come into the space. It’s a moment that has perfect harmony for me.” More»
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A taste of the outdoor theater experience at the Getty Villa. More»
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Occidental College grad students with noted Chicano theater scholar Dr. Jorge Huerta at the Getty Villa stakeholder reading.
Playwright Luis Alfaro is remaking Euripides’ Medea for Los Angeles. More»
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Still from Black Orpheus (Marcel Camus, 1959). Used with permission from The Criterion Collection.
Two cinematic retellings of the Orpheus myth are both controversial and compelling. More»
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In rehearsal: Ellen Lauren (foreground) as the queen of Persia; Will Bond (left) as the Messenger
Bringing alive an ancient queen. More»
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Play in progress: Ellen Lauren as Persian Queen Atossa against a backdrop of golden drapery. Photo: Sara Radamacher
A theater-goer’s guide to the western world’s oldest play. More»
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Director Anne Bogart on remaking the Western world’s oldest play for the 21st century. More»
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A five-ton steel wheel has craned into the Getty Villa for this fall’s outdoor theater production. More»
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AV staff setting up the tech booth in the Outdoor Classical Theater, July 2, 2013.
What does it take create live theater? Art, creativity, plotting, paperwork, energy, love, and tears. Plus lots of caffeine. More»
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Look for these posters around town this summer. The photo shows Ron Cephas Jones performing the remarkable feat of embodying Prometheus while anchored to the 23-foot-tall rotating wheel.
Prometheus gave humans fire, and for that he was punished for all of eternity. His story is brought to life in the Villa’s outdoor theater this fall. More»