Interact Theatre Company

Professional theatre artists dedicated to creating stage & film works that inspire and entertain.

Interact Theatre Company has been bringing entertaining and culturally enriching to Los Angeles for over three decades. ITC's programming includes stage productions, bi-weekly play readings, a play development lab at Lankershim Arts Center in North Hollywood, a month-long summer theatre camp for underserved youth (INTERPLAY) produced in partnership with Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs P

06/02/2024

Meet the 2024 INTERPLAY team! Registration for Summer Performing Arts Camp at Lankershim Arts Center, a program of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Performing Arts Division, is still open! - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/interplay2024atlankershimartscenter

06/02/2024

Here comes INTERPLAY’s 27th summer season! Presented under the auspices of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Performing Arts Division, we start in just 2 weeks!

🎉 Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to nurture your child’s creativity and passion! 🎭

🌈🎉Get ready for a thrilling program packed with theatre, singing, improv, dance, art, design, and film, all taught by our talented team of top-notch educators and theatre professionals! 🌈🎉

And this year, we are teamed up with the amazing 💜😊

Registration is still open!
Call (818) 301-6120 to get the registration form.
Visit Interact’s website for more info! (link in bio)

05/22/2024

Tonight (5/22) at Lankershim Arts Center at 7:30 pm, the world premiere reading of an exciting black comedy thriller by David Breckman ("Monk"), directed by Emmy nominee Mary Lou Belli! - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/worldpremierereadingofthelastresorttonightat730

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 05/21/2024

Congratulations to this wonderful cast!

This year we celebrate 25 years of staged readings at

Interact Theatre Company’s UCLA School of Law Staged Readings Series was created in 1999 by ITC’s first Board President, UCLA Law Professor Emeritus Daniel Lowenstein. The series consists of one staged play reading each semester pertaining to themes related to justice, government, and public responsibility.

05/16/2024

Join us for the world premiere rehearsed reading of THE LAST RESORT, a black comedy thriller by David Breckman (writer/producer/director of the award-winning mystery series "Monk"), directed by ITC Ensemble member and Emmy Award nominee Mary Lou Belli.

Wednesday, May 22
7:30 PM
Lankershim Arts Center
5108 Lankershim Blvd.
NoHo

Free • Arrive early, seating is limited. Doors open at 7 PM. First come, first served.

Post-performance talkback with the playwright moderated by Play Lab Director Anita Khanzadian.

This is the last ITC Play Lab of the season!
ITC Play Lab will return in the fall.

Learn more about Interact and the Play Lab at interatla.org!

05/14/2024

Interact leads the DCA Performing Arts 5-week summer camp! This is our 27th fabulous year! Join us for an AMAZING summer filed with theatre, singing, dance, art, writing, film, and more! Registration is happening now!!!

Registration is open for the Summer Performing Arts Camp! ** SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!! **

More details here: https://www.interactla.org/programs/interplay?ct=t(EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_6_27_2023_21_39_COPY_01)

DINNER WITH FRIENDS by Donald Margulies - INTERACT THEATRE COMPANY Stage Mag 05/10/2024

SATURDAY 5/11 AT 2 PM!
Arrive early! "The Pulitzer Prize Winners" has hit full capacity (90) at every performance!
Doors open at 1:30 PM!

DINNER WITH FRIENDS by Donald Margulies - INTERACT THEATRE COMPANY Stage Mag See the full show program for DINNER WITH FRIENDS by Donald Margulies at INTERACT THEATRE COMPANY running 5/11/24 through 5/11/24.

05/07/2024

Don't miss this incredible cast breathe life into Donald Margulies's 2000 Pulitzer Prize-winning play like you have never seen before! 🎭

💥 NEAL BLEDSOE
💥 ROBYN COHEN
💥 ROB NAGLE
💥 ERIN PINEDA

Saturday, May 11th, 2024 at 2 pm. Free and open to the public.
👀 Seating capacity is limited. Please arrive early to ensure admission. Doors open at 1:30 pm.
For ADA accommodations, call (213) 228-7430 at least 72 hours prior to the event.

There will be a post-show talkback after the performance. Free refreshments are provided courtesy of Friends of the Studio City Library.

Discover more about DINNER WITH FRIENDS at InteractLA.org or tap the LA PUBLIC LIBRARY link in our bio.

As we conclude our third season of bringing award-winning plays to life in fully-realized staged readings, we extend heartfelt gratitude to our incredible partners: Los Angeles Public Library's LA MADE cultural enrichment program, Studio City Branch Library, and our generous grantor, Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.

Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs
Pulitzer Prizes Actors' Equity Association Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture Dramatists Play Service

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 05/05/2024

Saturday, May 11th at 2 PM

DINNER WITH FRIENDS
by DONALD MARGULIES

Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama

Directed by CHRISTINA CARLISI

Assistant to the Director/Stage Manager/ Dramaturg BAIRTON BROWN

Produced by INTERACT THEATRE COMPANY in partnership with
LOS ANGELES PUBLIC LIBRARY
LA MADE

Produced by BARRY HEINS (ITC Artistic Director) and KRISTEN EGERMEIER (ITC Managing Director)

Starring
ROB NAGLE
ERIN PINEDA
ROBYN COHEN
NEAL BLEDSOE

"Margulies writes about relationships with such intelligence and spiky humor that his comedy-drama…becomes something quite wonderful."
– TIME

"A breezy comedy of manners that turns poignant and deeply affecting by its end. Margulies touches chords that resonate with a deep affecting humanity."
– San Francisco Examiner

"…full of life, warmth, laughs and wisdom…"
– New York Daily News

"…wry and keenly observed and bathed in the unspoken sorrow that can sneak up on you in middle age… "
– The New York Times

Seating capacity is limited. Please arrive early to ensure admission.
Doors open at 1:30 pm.
For ADA accommodations, call (213) 228-7430 at least 72 hours prior to the event.

Refreshments provided courtesy of Friends of the Studio City Library.

DCA Performing Arts Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Los Angeles Public Library Studio City Branch - Los Angeles Public Library Pulitzer Prizes Actors' Equity Association Dramatists Play Service

04/27/2024

DINNER WITH FRIENDS cast announced!
The last staged reading of our hit LA MADE series boasts a stellar cast of ITC favorites!
PLUS: "The Business of Show" on Wednesday, 5/1; UCLA Staged Reading 5/20; and registration is now open for Summer Performing Arts Camp! - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/castofdinnerwithfriendsannounced

04/24/2024

Huge congrats to ITC Ensemble member John Rubinstein for his well-deserved Outer Critics Circle Award nomination!
👏💜🎉

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 04/17/2024

Coming Soon! "The Business of Show," a new comedy by Tony Foster & Pulitzer Prize-winner "Dinner With Friends"! 😀 - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/ontapinmay

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 04/13/2024

Our PULITZER PRIZE WINNERS series, presented in partnership with Los Angeles Public Library’s cultural enrichment program LA MADE at the Studio City Branch Library, continues tomorrow (Saturday, April 13th) with “Between Riverside and Crazy” by Stephen Adly Guirgis!

Starring (in alphabetical order):

⭐ Steven Culp
⭐ Frankie Faison
⭐ Adriàn Gonzàlez
⭐ Meeghan Holaway
⭐ Cheryl Umaña
⭐ Tezz Yancey
⭐ Sofia Yepes

2 pm. Free and open to the public.
Arrive early to ensure seating. Doors open at 1:30 pm.

Discover more about the play at InteractLA.org or tap the LA PUBLIC LIBRARY link in our bio.

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Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 04/11/2024

"Between Riverside and Crazy" Saturday at 2 PM! ITC wins two big awards! 🏆 - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/betweenriversideandcrazysaturdayitcwinsatladcc

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 04/09/2024

🎉🎉🎉 Thank you, for honoring us with two incredible awards tonight!
🎉Congratulations .posner 😊 Thank you for trusting Interact Theatre Company to introduce your fabulously funny and poignant play to Los Angeles!
🎉 Congratulations to each one of our supremely talented ensemble members! Your exemplary work brought gales of laughter followed by unexpected tears to enthralled audiences night after night. Your work was simply stellar.
🎉Thank you to our hardworking, loving, and brilliant creative team who made it all happen with apparent ease!
And finally…
🎉Thank you to our audiences, donors, and grantors! Your support makes our work possible!

Catch Interact in our final two Pulitzer Prize winners for LA MADE: “Between Riverside and Crazy” by on Saturday, April 13th, and “Dinner With Friends” by Donald Margulies on May 11th!

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 04/08/2024

LIVE tonight at 8 PM PST!

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Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle

No matter how it shakes out, it truly is an honor to be up near the top with seven nominations.

Congrats to the entire LIFE SUCKS team! 🎉

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 04/06/2024

Tune in Monday to the LADCC Awards, and join us Saturday for "Between Riverside and Crazy" - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/meetthecastofbetweenriversideandcrazy-15650093

03/30/2024

⭐ Meet the Cast: "Between Riverside and Crazy" - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/meetthecastofbetweenriversideandcrazy

03/24/2024

Coming April 13th! BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY by Stephen Adly Guirgis starring Tony Award® nominee Frankie Faison. A nuanced dark comedy about character, and a biting indictment of the systems that act upon us. - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/comingapril13thbetweenriversideandcrazy

03/08/2024

Pulitzer Prize-winner "Disgraced" tomorrow at 2!
Saturday, 3/9. Arrive early! Capacity limited to 90.
Doors open at 1:30 PM!
Save the date for "The Cross and the Saber," 3/20!
https://mailchi.mp/interactla/blistering_disgraced_tomorrow_at_2

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 03/02/2024

DISGRACED 3/9! 🌟 7 Drama Critics Circle Noms!
A Noise Within, Center Theatre Group, South Coast Rep, and Interact Theatre Company lead with the most 2023 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle noms! 🏆 Don't miss "Disgraced" next Saturday! 💫 - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/disgracednextsat-7ladccnomsforlifesucks

02/27/2024

Thank you Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle for honoring us with seven wonderful nominations today!

Congratulations to the entire LIFE SUCKS team, and thank you to our loyal audience, donors, and supporters without whom the Los Angeles premiere of Aaron Posner's play would not have been possible!

PRODUCTION (Barry Heins and Kristen Egermeier, producers)

ENSEMBLE (John Ross Bowie, Olivia Castanho, Marc Valera, Anne Gee Byrd, Steve Vinovich, Erin Pineda, Lily Rains (Andrew Hill Newman, stand-by; Dylan Gorenberg & Madison Leinster, musicians)

WRITING - ADAPTATION (Aaron Posner)

FEATURED PERFORMANCES (Olivia Castanho and Erin Pineda)

SCENIC DESIGN (Evan Bartoletti)

LIGHTING DESIGN (Carol Doehring)

Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture
Federal American Rescue Plan Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs

02/24/2024

Introducing the cast of Pulitzer Prize-winner DISGRACED. - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/meetthecastofdisgraced

02/21/2024

Tonight at Interact! - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/tonight-at-interact

02/20/2024

To repair a broken relationship with his biracial son, freelance journalist Solomon Eisner revisits a dark chapter in his youth, when he strove to prove the innocence of “Savage” James, an outspoken Black boxer who was convicted of murdering a Jewish couple during the Newark riots.

Rehearsed reading – one performance only. Post-performance talkback with the playwright moderated by Play Lab Director Anita Khanzadian.

Wednesday, February 21st at 7:30 PM.

Lankershim Arts Center
5108 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA

Arrive early, seating is limited. Doors open at 7 PM. First come, first served.

Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 02/18/2024

A new version of Stephen Fife's "Savage World," and Pultizer Prize-winner DISGRACED on deck! - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/anewsavageworldandapulitzerprizewinner

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 02/14/2024

💘 Two Free Events You'll Love! -

SAVAGE WORLD - February 21st!
Featuring
Kristen Egermeier
Isaac W. Jay
Alexandra Metz
Rob Nagle
Andrew Hill Newman
Anthony Riggins Jr.
Ben Theobald
Allan Wasserman
Tezz Yancey

DISGRACED - Coming March 9th!

https://mailchi.mp/interactla/twofreeeventsyoulllove

Photos from Interact Theatre Company's post 02/10/2024

💥 Staged reading #2 TODAY at 2! 💥
Arrive early to ensure seating. Capacity limited to 90. Doors open at 1:30 pm.
More info: www.interactla.org/programs/library

02/09/2024

DRIVING MISS DAISY Saturday at 2 pm! - https://mailchi.mp/interactla/bledsoejoinsthecast

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Join us for the third staged reading in our monthly Pulitzer Prize Winners series!"Disgraced"by Ayad Akhtar"...Bristles ...
To repair a broken relationship with his biracial son, freelance journalist Solomon Eisner revisits a dark chapter in hi...
Happy New Year! 💥🍾🎉Help bring the power of the arts to our community in 2024 and beyond! 🎭Donate here:https://www.paypal...
2023 ITC Recap Video
"Sinner's Laundry"by John LavelleITC PLAY LABWednesday, November 15thLankershim Arts Center5108 Lankershim Blvd., NoHoPU...
Much gratitude to Charles McNulty and the Los Angeles Times! 💥 We are sold out Friday and Sunday, but there are a few se...
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Get ready, L.A.!"LIFE SUCKS." is coming! 🎉🎉🎉From the writer of "Stupid F*#king Bird," comes a modern-day take on Anton C...
🎉🌟 We are thrilled and honored to announce that our film FAULTLESS has received a Top Shorts Film Festival nomination fo...
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