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Alternative Theatre Los Angeles, LA Stage Alliance Announce ‘Together LA’ Festival

The free three-week festival will feature 34 works from Los Angeles theatre companies.

LOS ANGELES: Alternative Theatre Los Angeles (ATLA) and LA Stage Alliance (LASA) have announced Together LA: A Virtual Stage Festival, a celebration of the vibrant and diverse theatre scene of the greater Los Angeles area. The festival will open on Oct. 1 and stream on Twitch and YouTube. The event is free, but reservations are required and donations will benefit Color of Change.

“While the doors to our theaters may be shut, our artists continue to innovate and utilize new technology to serve Los Angeles and promote the importance of theatre,” said ATLA in a company statement. “Join us as we celebrate works that are created specifically for a virtual format. Over the course of three weekends, 34 ATLA theatre companies will showcase 10-minute works, digitally produced and virtually shared. Each evening will be hosted by celebrity guests.”

Together LA runs through Oct. 17 and will feature the following participating theatre companies: 24th Street Theatre, Actors Co-op, Ammunition Theatre Company, Celebration Theatre, Chance Theater, Coin and Ghost, Company of Angels, Echo Theater Company, Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA, IAMA Theatre Company, Impro Theatre, Independent Shakespeare Company, Interact Theatre Company, Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble, Macha Theatre, Open Fist Theatre Company, Ophelia’s Jump Productions, Pacific Resident Theatre, Playwrights’ Arena, Rogue Machine Theatre, Sacred Fools Theater Company, Sierra Madre Playhouse, Skylight Theatre Company, The 6th Act, the Fountain Theatre, the Group Rep Theatre, the Inkwell Theater, the New American Theatre, the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, the Road Theatre Company, the Victory Theatre Center, Theatre of NOTE, Theatre West, and Whitefire Theatre.  The full calendar of events is available on the Together LA website.

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