Rogue Machine Returns To Venice For A New Season of Live Entertainment

Left to right: Kenney Selvey, Randolph Thompson, Ryan Brophy, Jasmine St. Clair. Photos: Courtesy.

Rogue Machine is back on the Westside at the Electric Lodge, located in Venice just off of Abbot Kinney. Planning their stay for an entire season this time, the multi-award winning company will be offering unique live entertainment in the way of five new plays never before seen in Los Angeles. Additionally, their popular monthly “Rant & Rave,” presents one topic, six writers, and real stories every second Monday of the month at 8pm.

On Monday, June 10th it will be Rant & Rave 97: STEAL. From Emmy winning and Oscar nominated sitcom writer Dan O’Shannon (Modern Family, Frasier), to NASA scientist/playwright Kevin Delin, to actor/dog-wrangler Jack Sundmacher, and actor/author Mary Alexandra Stiefvater, STEAL welcomes four Rant & Rave virgins this month. Tickets $15: http://bit.ly/RantandRave_TICKETS

As a bonus, Rogue Machine’s twelfth season in Los Angeles will include a revival of Dionna Michelle Daniel’s “American Saga Gunshot Medley: Part 1,” co-produced with Collaborative Artists Bloc. Opening July 6th it’s lyrical and mystical, with live music. It is about the struggle against systemic racism. Set in a haunted North Carolina graveyard this intricately crafted work brings past and present together in a soulful tale of lives destroyed by deep-seated tensions and conflicts that have marred America’s history from antebellum south to the present day.

“I believe that art, especially live performance, has the potential to dramatically change hearts and mind,” says playwright Dionna Michelle Daniel. “It has the ability to plant the seeds of empathy, inquiry, and discussion. From those seeds, real social change begins.”

Opening the 2019/20 Season is David Jacobi’s “Ready Steady Yeti Go,” directed by multi-award winner Guillermo Cienfuegos.

Santa Monica Daily Press called it “One hundred percent perfectly-imagined and beautifully produced theatre. High energy, much comedy… one of the most outstanding casts I’ve seen on stage in LA” 

Through the eyes of 7th graders, audiences observe the resilience and stamina of youth dealing with the aftermath of a hate crime, despite well meaning but misguided adult interference. “Ready Steady Yeti Go” plays through July 29th: http://www.roguemachinetheatre.com

Artistic Director John Perrin Flynn believes “Rogue Machine’s most important mission is to offer visionary playwrights a professional platform, introducing important contemporary works to Southern California, and engaging diverse audiences. We are a theatre of ideas and imagination. We aim to examine contemporary culture, and want our work to continually engage the community, creating a dialogue that resonates beyond the experience of the play.

Additional offerings this season will include “Miss Lilly Gets Boned,” by Bekah Brunstetter and directed by Robin Larsen (opening September 7); “Little Theatre,” by Justin Tanner and directed by Lisa James (opening October 5); “Earthquakes in London,” by Mike Bartlett and directed by Hollace Starr and John Perrin Flynn (opening December 14) and “Disposable Bodies,” by Neil MacGowan and directed by Guillermo Cienfuegos (opening January 18, 2020).

Ready Steady Yeti Go: https://youtu.be/AA4ogbh1LHI

American Saga Gunshot Medley: Part 1: https://youtu.be/qYqkE5zcqoY

Rogue Machine (in the Electric Lodge) is located at 1416 Electric Avenue in Venice CA 90291. Tickets are $40 (students $25) with discounts throughout the season.
Current discounts include $10 performances on 6/7, 6/17, and 7/6 for “Ready Steady Yeti Go.” Pay $10 or more (at the door only). Box office opens one hour before the show. Availability is limited. Additional information and reservations: 855-585-5185 or at http://www.roguemachinetheatre.com

in News
Related Posts

Michelle Bisnoff Arrested for $2 Million Investor Fraud Scheme

July 19, 2024

July 19, 2024

CEO of ESOS Rings Faces Securities and Wire Fraud Charges A Boca Raton woman was arrested today on charges of...

Even After Improvements, Santa Monica Beach Still Ranks as L.A.’s Most Polluted

July 18, 2024

July 18, 2024

A New Report Cites “Continuous Urban Activities” in the Area That Exacerbate Pollution By Zach Armstrong Water quality concerns continue to...

Pierson Playhouse to Present ‘Ride the Cyclone (High School Edition)’

July 18, 2024

July 18, 2024

The Tpteen Production Features a Cast of 13 Youth Actors Theatre Palisades Teen (TPTeen) is set to stage the cult...

Police Drone Catches Car Burglar in the Act, Suspect Apprehended

July 18, 2024

July 18, 2024

The Drone as a First Responder Program Incorporates a Sworn Officer Pilot Who Flies the Drone From a Launch Site...

New Summer Menu Introduced at SALT Restaurant & Bar

July 18, 2024

July 18, 2024

To Complement These Dishes, Salt Offers Two New Cocktails SALT, the waterfront restaurant at Marina del Rey Hotel, has introduced...

Charlie XCX-Themed Event Coming to Venice West

July 18, 2024

July 18, 2024

Many Have Referred to the Season as “Brat Girl Summer” By Zach Armstrong Venice Beach is going to be ‘bumpin’ that....

LAFD Rescues Two Hikers in Pacific Palisades Over Weekend

July 17, 2024

July 17, 2024

The Incidents Occurred About 7 Miles Apart By Zach Armstrong In two separate incidents over the weekend, one day apart...

Renowned L.A. Nursery Opens Fourth Location in Santa Monica

July 17, 2024

July 17, 2024

It Is a Transformation of an Abandoned Car Wash Into a Vibrant Garden Space L.A.-based nursery Rolling Greens has opened...

Judge Issues Final Ruling in Favor of Barrington Plaza Tenants Association

July 17, 2024

July 17, 2024

Decision against Landlord Finds Intent Does Not Meet Ellis Act Standards The final ruling in the case of the Barrington...

Power Outage Leaves Over 300 Without Electricity in Pacific Pali

July 16, 2024

July 16, 2024

DWP Crews Assessed the Cause of the Disruption More than 300 people were without electricity in Pacific Palisades following a...

LAPD and Family Seek Public’s Help to Locate Missing 69-Year-Old Woman

July 16, 2024

July 16, 2024

Beryl Angela Thomas Last Seen in Fairfax Area; May Be Disoriented The family of Beryl Angela Thomas and detectives from...

Residents Sue City of Los Angeles For Stalling Affordable Housing Development

July 16, 2024

July 16, 2024

The New Lawsuit Also Comes After Two Separate l.a. Superior Court Rulings Rejected a Coalition’s Multi-Year Effort to Halt the...

Olympic Golf Is Coming to the Pacific Palisades

July 15, 2024

July 15, 2024

To Host the World’s Finest Is Fitting for the West L.A. Course By Zach Armstrong In the Summer of 2028,...

Child Abductor Arrested After Victim Rescued: Report

July 15, 2024

July 15, 2024

Officers Reportedly Located the Child and Suspect Nearly 30 Minutes After a 911 Call A 4-year-old girl who was abducted...

Los Angeles Woman Sentenced to 35 Years to Life for Murder of Michael Latt

July 15, 2024

July 15, 2024

35 Years to Life for Woman Who Killed Social Justice Advocate Jameelah Michl was sentenced to 35 years to life...

Comments
Leave a Reply