IT IS DONE wins Scenie Awards

Theatre40‘s production of IT IS DONE was recognized by The Los Angeles Scenie Awards for outstanding achievement in Southern California Theatre by review site Stage Scene L.A.

IT IS DONE was awarded the following:

Outstanding Production of a Drama (Intimate Theater)

Outstanding Performance for Lead Actress in a Drama (Intimate Theater) – Kate Whitney

Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama (Intimate Theater)
Kurtis Bedford, George Villas and Kate Whitney

Outstanding Direction of a Drama (Intimate Theater) – Jeff G. Rack.

And a big congrats to Theatre40 for being selected as one of the BEST INTIMATE THEATERS this year and Michele Young being one of the COSTUME DESIGNER OF THE YEAR recipients.

Congratulations to the entire Theatre40 team!

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DINNER THEATER productions

The short play DINNER THEATER, a 25-minute dark comedy about a couple and their recently adjusted sexual boundaries, will have two different productions in the coming months and is in competition for a third.

FOO Fest (Festival of Originals)
Theatre Southwest
Houston, Texas
July 20 – August 3

Dubuque One Act Festival (First place winner!)
Dubuque Fine Arts Players
Dubuque, Iowa
September 12 – 14

The play has also made the British Theatre Challenge Short List of the Sky Blue Theatre Company in London. 30 plays made the list (out of nearly 300 submissions). The top five plays will be selected later this month for a production in the fall.

This play was developed at The Actors Studio Playwright/Director Unit West and at Antaeus Theatre Company‘s Playwrights Lab

CLOSURE to have New York City Premiere

Closure will have its NYC premiere in the Manhattan Film Festival.

Saturday, May 4
5:00pm
Cinema Village
22 W. 12th Street

Tickets are now available for purchase here.

So far Closure has won six awards on the festival circuit:

Best Feature – Washington D.C. Independent Film Festival
Best Feature (10 Degrees Hotter Award) – The Valley Film Festival
Audience Choice Award – Austin Indie Fest
Best Screenplay – Austin Indie Fest
Best Actress (Catia Ojeda) – Marbella International Film Festival
Best Actress (Catia Ojeda) – Austin Indie Fest


IT IS DONE is a Hit With Critics and Audiences Alike

Theatre40’s production of IT IS DONE opened January 17th and the critic’s are loving it:

“This mystery is so well written, you will be kept guessing until near the end when the truth is revealed and IT IS DONE.” Shari Barrett, Broadway World

“Alex Goldberg’s play is pure entertainment. It is a well-crafted character-driven play that unexpectedly moves in a number of directions up through the final moments of terrifying unpredictability.” Joe Straw, Joe Straw #9

“Terrific performances and some gasp-worthy twists make Alex Goldberg’s excursion into the outer limits one of T40’s best.” Steven Stanley, Stage Scene L.A.

“Alex Goldberg has created a play that will, from start to finish, surprise, fascinate and grab you by the throat. Go!” Ingrid Wilmot, Will Call

“IT IS DONE is a scary, funny, creepy, cunning show which will grip, surprise, and entertain at the same time.” Elaine Mura, Splash Magazine.

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Only seven performances remain. Tickets can be purchased at Theatre40’s website.

Saturday Feb 9 – 8:00pm
Sunday Feb 10 – 2:00pm
Sunday Feb 10 – 7:00pm
Wednesday Feb 13 – 8:00pm
Thursday Feb 14 – 8:00pm
Monday Feb 18 – 8:00pm
Tuesday Feb 19 – 8:00pm

IT IS DONE runs at Theatre40 in Beverly Hills

IT IS DONE will have its next production at Theatre40 in Beverly Hills.

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The play runs January 17 – February 19th and tickets are now available for purchase for the entire run.

More information is available in this article in Broadway World.

 

 

CLOSURE Wins Three Awards in Austin

Closure‘s fifth film festival was its Texas Premiere in the Austin Indie Fest. The movie took home three awards, including Best Screenplay for Alex Goldberg, Best Actress for Catia Ojeda, and the Audience Award for Best Feature!

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This marks the sixth festival award in five festivals.

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Writer/Director Alex Goldberg, Actress Catia Ojeda, and Producer Beau Genot.

CLOSURE has Los Angeles premiere, wins third festival award

Closure had its Los Angeles (and West Coast) premiere on Thursday, November 1st in The 18th Annual Valley Film Festival at the Laemmle in North Hollywood.

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From left; Producer Beau Genot, actor Herb Hall, composer Jamie Christopherson, producer Katie Rosin, writer/director Alex Goldberg, actress Catia Ojeda, actress Milena Govich, and actor Marcelo Tubert.

Hundreds filled the largest theater in the multiplex, including cast, crew, friends, and families.

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Line for Closure screening (photo: Kristen Moser)

At the end of the festival the movie won the Ten Degrees Hotter Award for Best Narrative Feature Film.

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Catia Ojeda, Alex Goldberg, and Beau Genot, and our trophy!

This is our third award in four festivals. Next stop for the movie: Austin Indie Fest, Saturday November 10th.