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About knightsbridgela

My name is Mark Petrie, and I've been a member of the Knightsbridge Theatre of Los Angeles since 2007. The Knightsbridge and the National American Shakespeare Company stage innovative new looks at classical plays, as well as the best of contemporary drama, musicals and new works.

Director’s Notes for Bikini Beach Bacchae

By Paul Miailovich This is the third time I have directed a version of The Bacchae.  I keep coming back to this 2400 year old play for several reasons.  First, because a significant portion of the original has been lost, … Continue reading

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Son of Semele’s Wollowa: the Vanishing of Maude LeRay

By Julia Morizawa, Knightsbridge Member This past weekend I went over to Son of Semele to see their original play, “Wallowa: the Vanishing of Maude LeRay.” My friend Jonathan CK Williams is in the show, so I was excited to … Continue reading

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An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde

The following post is by Marti Hale, director of An Ideal Husband, opening at the Knightsbridge on May 6, 2011. Oscar Wilde wrote An Ideal Husband over a hundred years ago – a play about morality, marriage and forgiveness.   Surely … Continue reading

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Some Sweet Day – Interview with Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus

Some Sweet Day will receive its world premiere at the Knightsbridge Theatre on Friday, April 1, 2011. Following is our conversation with writer Flip Kobler and writer-director Cindy Marcus. Is this your first collaboration on a play, or have you … Continue reading

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The Knightsbridge Teams with Inside-Out Community Arts

By Elisa Richardson, Knightsbridge Member On February 6, 2011, the Knightsbridge Theatre and Inside-Out Community Arts joined forces to provide at-risk youth an opportunity to explore the Elizabethan period as they experienced an interactive performance of Twelfth Night. Inside-Out Community … Continue reading

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The Kids Are All Right

Here’s a tip – if you find yourself losing hope for the future of the arts in America, volunteer to judge a youth theatre competition. I had the great privilege to spend a day in Santa Clarita at Golden Valley … Continue reading

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L.A. Theatre Companies Gathering Together

I participated in an exciting gathering this morning at the Circle X Theatre in Atwater Village. Several Los Angeles area theatres were represented, including Absolute Theatre, Need Theater, Celebration Theatre, Coeurage Theatre Company, The Production Company and Boston Court. Also … Continue reading

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