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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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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.

 

 

First Public Reading of MAYOR OF THE 85TH FLOOR

MAYOR OF THE 85TH FLOOR, a dark comedic play, will have it’s first full staged reading as part of the Antaeus Theatre Company’s LAB RESULTS: The Antaeus Playwrights Lab Festival.

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This dystopian story set in the near (and hopefully avoidable) future is about a young woman who lives among other squatters in the Empire State Building and must decide whether her future is to remain in the building or risk it all to move outside the crumbling city. The reading will be directed by Asaad Kelada. The play is an O’Neill Semifinalist.

September 29
4:00pm
Antaeus Theatre Company
Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center
110 E. Broadway
Glendale, CA

Tickets can be purchased on the Antaeus website.

IT IS DONE – now available!

IT IS DONE the play is now available for purchase!

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There are a variety of ways to get the book:

If you have already purchased the book, thank you! And if you feel so inclined, a comment or review on Amazon is much appreciated.

 

IT IS DONE Now Available For Pre-Order

It is Done, a dark comedic thriller which had productions in New York and Los Angeles, is now available for pre-order in print by Original Works Publishing. The critically acclaimed play was named one of the top productions of 2012 in Los Angeles by The Huffington Post.

“It is Done will thrill you, surprise you, and have you walking away shaking a bit in your boots” Newark Theater Examiner

BACKSTAGE.COM CRITIC’S PICK: “The playwright has a keen gift for dark humor, as well as an enthralling style of slowly unspooling information.” Back Stage Magazine East

“Alex Goldberg (has a) gift for dialogue… The twist in It is Done is undeniably creepy.” Los Angeles Times

“A moody thriller… Goldberg’s delightfully creepy play is a little gem.” Back Stage Magazine West

“It is Done…it is a must do!” KPCC, 89.3 FM

“Haunting and very well-conceived.” The Huffington Post

“Really fun and great theater.” Larchmont Chronicle

“With its truly surprising twists and turns, Goldberg’s thriller is a gasp-worthy winner.” Stage Scene LA

“It Is Done is a show like no other. It is terrifying and hilarious and thought provoking all at once.” Show Business Weekly

“A smart script that entertains from start to finish.” Theater is Easy

“A tidy little thriller…(with) plenty of laughs along the way” Associated Press

“A compelling, not to mention scary, play about human nature.” nytheatre.com

“An intimate, engaging comedy-thriller.” This Week in New York

“An intriguing and involving work.” Stage Buzz.com

“A fun ride.” Electronic Link Journal

Purchase your copy today:

https://www.originalworksonline.com/ItIsDone

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IT IS DONE to be published

IT IS DONE, a dark comic thriller about three strangers trapped in a bar in the middle of nowhere, will be published by Original Works Publishing.

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The play premiered in 2011 at The Mean Fiddler in New York City, and the West Coast premiere followed in 2012 at The Pig n’ Whistle bar in Hollywood. The West Coast version was named one of the top productions of the year by The Huffington Post.

A release date will be announced soon. The play will be available in print and in online form.