Mar
31
to Apr 1

The Gita & The Gun

The Gita & The Gun follows sixteen year-old Abhiti living as the target of bullies and with a single mother stuck in the past. Encouraged by nightly visits from a mysterious trumpet-playing elephant, Abhiti learns to face her darkest fears. 

Written by Roshni Shukla
Directed by Darcie Crager
Lighting Design - Ning Ji
Musical Director - Lea Madda
Dramaturge - Israel López Reyes
Artwork by Carl Edward Mongan

Featuring southland actors and musicians

Performance Dates/Times:
Friday, March 31st at 8pm
Saturday, April 1st at 3pm
Saturday, April 1st at 8pm
There will be a live jazz and wine reception at evening performances from 8pm - 8:30pm with show promptly beginning at 8:30pm. 

TICKETS - http://thegitaandthegun.bpt.me/
General Admission - $20
Under 30/Military/Student Discount: $15, Use Online Code ELEPHANT at checkout (ID for verification to be presented at show). 
Tickets can also be purchased at the door. All major credit cards accepted. 

Length of Show is 1 hour and 30 minutes
Recommended for ages 13+ for mature language, sexuality and adult themes

This production is co-hosted by the southland company and Art Share-LA.

The Gita & The Gun was developed as part of our annual Launch Los Angeles company event and supported with funds from our generous donors. 

Special thanks to the Asia Society Southern CaliforniaUCLA School of Theater, Film and TelevisionArt Share-LA, and our generous friends and supporters.

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Dec
8
4:30pm 4:30pm

Literacy through Theater @ Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

LITERACY THROUGH THEATER

The first event in the southland company outreach initiative is a collaboration with the educational non-profit Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA). Thursday, December 8th we will be a holding a Shakespeare workshop with HOLA, working with middle and high school students from local neighborhoods and using text from Shakespeare's As You Like It.

Literacy through Theater is our current educational outreach effort in Los Angeles. The program is dedicated to promote a shared value and appreciation for theater arts and literacy through classical storytelling. 

For more information on Heart of Los Angeles and the various programs offered to youth in Los Angeles visit: http://heartofla.org

"In neighborhoods often overrun by poverty, crime and a feeling of hopelessness, Heart of Los Angeles invests in youth to build stronger and healthier communities. Heart of Los Angeles gives some of the city’s most vulnerable youth a chance to succeed in life."

HOLA's MISSION
HOLA provides underserved youth with free, exceptional programs in academics, arts and athletics within a nurturing environment, empowering them to develop their potential, pursue their education and strengthen their communities.

 

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Jun
5
7:00pm 7:00pm

Launch Los Angeles

THE SOUTHLAND COMPANY LAUNCH PARTY!

Join us for a night benefiting the southland company and its educational and interdisciplinary artistic efforts in Los Angeles. We invite you to become part of the southland company family with food, live performances, music, wine and good company!

Tickets: http://launchlosangeles.brownpapertickets.com/

NEW WORK EXCERPTS FROM INTERDISCIPLINARY ARTISTS RESIDING IN LOS ANGELES

NARRATOR- Daniel A. Stevens

FEATURED COMPANY- Daniel A. Stevens, Lea Madda, Maia Rychlik, Kendra Pérez, Ryan Miller, Yiji Zhao, Matias Ponce, Tanya Flynn, Ashley Cleveland, Oliver Taylor, Josh Montréal Segal and Scott Barnhardt

FUCKED. LIKE RABBITS.
Written by Christina Elisa Hjelm
Directed by Roshni Shukla

Fucked. Like Rabbits. follows Ally and Sam as they work a dismal job attempting to scrounge enough money for a new apartment. Tired of working as scantily clad Easter bunnies at the local mall the pair of women decide on a new fate for themselves.

THE EASTERLIES
Written by Israel López Reyes
Directed by J Ed. Araiza (SITI Company)

the easterlies follows Karla and Julian as they spend an evening catching fish on a San Pedro beach. Arguing over the collective meaning of Donald Trump and immigration their debate is interrupted when Cristoforo Colombo and a mutilated Taina princess wash ashore.  

THE GITA AND THE GUN
Written by Roshni Shukla
Directed by Darcie Crager
in association with THEATRE RAW

The Gita and The Gun follows Abhiti living as the target of bullies and with a mother stuck in the past. Encouraged by nightly visits from a trumpet-playing elephant Abhiti learns to face her darkest fears. 

CHEAP LAUGHS
Written by Josh Montréal Segal
Directed by Israel López Reyes

Cheap Laughs follows Van as he takes one joke after another too far. Coping with his fall from grace and TV stardom Van attempts to reignite his failing career and lost humor from the comfort of a friend's toilet seat.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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