It’s Raining Women on San Fernando Valley Stages

Women dominate Valley stages these days. Check out these modern motherhood plays — Chalk Rep’s site-specific Mommune and Road Theatre’s first musical, The Baby Project, at its new Magnolia Boulevard space. Divorce Party the Musical tries to create a Girls’ Night Out at El Portal. Andak’s Ladyhouse Blues looks at the women of 1919. READ MORE

LA STAGE TALKS is Back, Examines “Professionalism”

This year’s LA STAGE Talks series will kick off with a session on what professionalsim in the theater means in LA and beyond, on March 19. Other topics this season will examine artistic philanthropy in LA, religion and the arts, sound and choreography. READ MORE

Needing Tender Napalm at Six01

The West Coast premiere of Philip Ridley’s Tender Napalm is taking place in a 44-seat configuration within an East LA warehouse space that could seat 600. Equity denied permission to first-time producers Jaimi Paige and Graham Hamilton — who are also the two actors in the play — to use the 99-Seat Plan, but they persevered. READ MORE