All the fun and excitement of Broadway quality theatre, without even leaving town, is yours for the taking this upcoming Monday evening, May 6th, all the while supporting a most worthy cause, the Rogue Machine Theatre. Help Rogue kick off its sixth glorious season, as it holds a benefit gala, including start studded scene of its upcoming and past productions. Joined by celebrity guests, including Erik Odom (Breaking Dawn); Marin Hinkle (Two and a Half Men, Deception); Annie Potts (Designing Women); Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead); Sarayu Rao (Monday Mornings); Jim Beaver (Justified); Philip Casnoff (Strong Medicine); CCH Pounder (The Shield): Joshua Bitton (The Pacific); Lorraine Toussaint (Any Day Now); Roxanne Hart (Chicago Hope); and many more, plus a silent auction and a delicioius assortment of food and cocktails.
Season Six at the Rogue will include the Los Angeles premiere of Dying City by Pulitzer Prize finalist and OBIE Award winner Christopher Shinn (opening May 18th), the World Premiere of One Night In Miami by Los Angeles playwright Kemp Powers will open in early June. ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… by Los Angeles playwright Kemp Powers will open in early June. Next up, from the award-winning writer of SMALL ENGINE REPAIR (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA WEEKLY, and Ovation-BEST PRODUCTION 2011), will be LOST GIRLS by John Pollono, followed by TONY Award winner Enda Walsh’s PENELOPE, and FALLING by Deanna Jent.
ROGUE MACHINE has garnered recognition for their work in upwards of 50 awards and nominations, including the Polly Warfield Award for Excellent Season in Small to Mid-Size Theater, funded by the Nederlander Organization, and the BEST PRODUCTION Award (two consecutive years) from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, Ovation, and Garland voters. Since 2008 Rogue Machine has produced 3 Los Angeles Premiere (BLACKBIRD, COMPLEAT FEMALE STAGE BEAUTY, and STOP KISS) 10 West Coast Premiere (WHERE THE GREAT ONES RUN, A BRIGHT NEW BOISE, FOUR PLACES, THE WORD BEGINS, WISH I HAD A SYLVIA PLATH, BHUTAN, MILKMILKLEMONADE, AMERICAN DEAD, BINGO WITH THE INDIANS, and HALF OF PLENTY), 1 American Premiere (NEVERLAND), and 9 World Premiere productions (the multi-award winning SMALL ENGINE REPAIR and DIRTY FILTHY LOVE STORY, TOMORROW, THREE VIEWS OF THE SAME OBJECT, MONKEY ADORED, YARD SALE SIGNS, RAZORBACK, SHORTS & SWEETS, and the award winning production of Henry Murray’s TREEFALL).
Come enjoy a splendid spring evening with friends and superb entertainment. Everybody in attendance is sure to love this event, all the while supporting local theatre in Los Angeles, a most worthy of causes.
register online at www.roguemachinetheatre.com
The event will be held Monday 6th 6-10PM
The Renberg Theatre at the LA Gay and Lesbian Center
1125 N McCadden Place LA