Reading West Los Angeles June 6th – Anatomy of a Brain Injury

Posted by on May 25, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off

Reading West Los Angeles June 6th – Anatomy of a Brain Injury

THE LITTLE THEATER debuts Playwrights Studio West Thursday, June 6 @ 7:30pm Ever want to peek behind the curtain as playwrights craft the words that will later appear on stage? Playwrights Studio West is a new monthly developmental series for new plays. Writers will include established and emerging West Coast playwrights. Our mission is to give writers the opportunity to collaborate on unfinished projects and hear their work aloud. For the audience, it’s your chance to be part of the process as playwrights, directors and actors put...

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June 18th Opa! in New York City

Posted by on May 25, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off

June 18th Opa! in New York City

  Sent by: The Directors Company Reply to the sender Save the date! June 18, 2013  The Directors Company presents a reading of Book Mari Carras & Laurel Ollstein Lyrics Mari Carras & Elise Morris Music Nicholas Carras & Elise Morris Additional Music & Lyrics Donald Carl Eugster musical director Seth Weinstein directed by Dan Knechtges Set against the backdrop of the current financial crisis, a Greek housewife’s dramatic confession to a disenchanted priest takes on a life of its own in this charming new musical...

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Not Your Parents’ Jewish Comedy!

Posted by on Dec 24, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Another great review of Esther’s Moustache at New Jersey Repertory~!...

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Cast Picture on Opening Night of Esthers at NJ Rep

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thank you to a wonderful...

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It’s a Wonderful Esther!

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thank you Tom Chesnek and Ashbury Park Press for this wonderful review! It’s a wonderful ‘Esther’ World-premiere comedy at NJ Rep an alternative holiday offering It probably goes without saying that most of us can use a laugh or two in this particularly challenging season — but even if you’re simply searching for a viable alternative to the Scrooges, Nutcrackers and George Baileys that commandeer the local stages each year, there still exists an alternative to the alternative of Peking duck and a screening of “The Guilt...

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First Review of NJ Rep’s Esther

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Esther’s Moustache nytheatre.com reviewreviewed by Nita Congress  ·  December 13, 2012 “Embrace the past—it makes you who you are.” That is the means, message, and moral of Esther’s Moustache, a light, quirky comedy deftly presented by the top-flight pros at New Jersey Repertory Company. Embittered and unhappy Maddie Sternberg has shut herself off in her home studio, drawing a weekly comic strip of the escapades of her alter ego, ditzy sex goddess Lillith. Much like Ebenezer Scrooge, Maddie needs no one and nothing. But...

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Opening Night at NJ Rep!

Posted by on Dec 15, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The New Jersey Repertory Company presents the World Premiere of Esther’s Moustache by Laurel Ollstein. Esther’s Moustache will begin preview performances on Thursday, December 13, 2012 and will celebrate its opening night on Saturday, December 15 at New Jersey Repertory Company (179 Broadway, Long Branch, NJ), running through Sunday, January 13, 2013.  Life starts to get complicated for Maddie Sternberg when her grandmother pops up uninvited, with a trunk full of family photos and warm potato latkes. When Maddie falls...

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NJRep Youtube Trailer for “Esther’s Moustache”

Posted by on Dec 8, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Check out NJRep’s fun youtube trailer for “Esther’s Moutache” — Opens this coming week!~ Life starts to get complicated for comic artist, Maddie Sternberg, when grandmother Esther pops up uninvited with a trunk full of family photos and warm potato latkes. When Maddie falls for a hot messenger guy who just happens to be German, things get even more surreal in this darkly comic play about love, sex, heritage and letting go. Written and Directed by Laurel Ollstein, Cast: Burt Grinstead, Uma Incrocci, Catherine...

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Esther’s Moustache Opens Next Week – Facebook Discount

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Photo (from left): Burt Grinstead, Jim Shankman, Catherine LeFrere, Uma...

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Fabulous!

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The NY reading of THEY PROMISED HER PROMISED HER THE MOON was fabulous! Thank you to all the wonderful actors, the director and all who attended.

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