•• Virginia Madsen and Steven Weber are set to perform “A Work Of Art”, Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephen Karam’s first play (which he wrote at age 17), at 20 Years of Winners: Scenes, Songs and Speeches from 20 Years of the Young Playwrights Festival on Sunday, June 3 at 6pm. “A Work of Art” was produced in The Blank Theatre’s Young Playwrights Festival in 1997.
•• On June 3rd, The Blank Theatre will present a starry evening featuring scenes, songs and speeches from 20 years of The Blank’s Young Playwrights Festival. Jennifer Garner will host the 6 PM event at Avalon Hollywood.
Currently scheduled to take part in the celebration are Ed Asner, Barbara Bain, Nicholas Brendon, Brianna Brown, Gordon Clapp, Dale Dickey, Daisy Eagan, Thea Gill, Peri Gilpin, Gale Harold, Lenny Jacobson, Michael E. Knight, Tom Lenk, Scott Lowell, Allison Mack, Virginia Madsen, Angel Parker, Rex Smith, Jennifer Stone, DB Sweeney, Kirsten Vangsness, Gedde Watanabe, Virginia Williams and Noah Wyle.
Started in 1990 by founding artistic director Daniel Henning, The Blank Theatre is Hollywood’s regional theatre and is “committed to developing excellence in artistic talent, and providing the opportunity for artists to take bold risks.”
For tickets, priced $50-$125 (VIP packages available for $250-$350, includes post-performance reception with the cast), visit www.TheBlank.com or call (323) 661-9827. Avalon Hollywood is located at 1735 Vine Street, Hollywood.