Towne Street Theatre Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Peter J Harris' "The Johnson Chronicles" Saturday, October 20th (LA) — Peter J Harris , Towne Street Theater — AAPEX

Friday, October 12, 2012

Towne Street Theatre Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Peter J Harris' "The Johnson Chronicles" Saturday, October 20th (LA)

Towne Street Theatre 
"The Johnson Chronicles" 

 Saturday, October 20th at 2:00 PM  

Highlights of the afternoon include the staged reading, directed by Felton Perry, talk-back session with the writer, director, and cast after the performance, and a reception to kick-off Towne Street Theatre's year-long 20th Anniversary Celebration. 

Towne Street Theatre continues its 2012 staged reading series with "The Johnson Chronicles" by Peter J. Harris, a bold, funny, sensual, historical, and conversational "body memoir," in the spirit of The Vagina Monologues. Playwright Harris weaves vignettes, vows, and affirmations about fatherhood, intimacy, size, and the pleasure and pain of living with the personal, political and mythological Johnson. "The Johnson Chronicles" is rated "R". Veteran actor/director Felton Perry, will direct the ensemble - Kenny Cooper, Ray Dennis, Keenon Harris, Joshua Lee Johnson, Mark V. Jones, Daniel Martin, Mack Miles, and RCB

"The Johnson Chronicles" will be presented at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Stella Adler in Hollywood, 6773 Hollywood Boulevard, (corner of Hollywood and Highland) in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to a talk-back session with the writer, director and cast, there will be an afternoon reception immediately following the performance. Produced by Towne Street Theatre, in association with Stella Adler - LA, the suggested donation for "The Johnson Chronicles" is $10.00. Please RSVP to This is the official kick-off event of Towne Street Theatre's 20th Anniversary celebration. Towne Street Theatre, LA's Premiere African American Theatre Company, will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2013 with year of performances, readings, and special events. 

Founded in 1993 in the aftermath of the Los Angeles riots, with the belief that we could affect social change through our art, Towne Street Theatre's mission is creating, developing, and producing original work that is reflective of the African American experience and perspective for theatre and film. As we enter our 20th year of providing quality theater as a service to the community, Towne Street continues to be both an oasis for creativity and imagination and a theatre that helps to bridge the cultural & generational divide by bringing artists and audiences of all colors & ages together. Towne Street Theatre programming includes a 10-Minute Play Festival; Original Plays; Musical Theatre Camp for Kids; Black Classic Play Series; and a year-round Reading Series of plays, screenplays and novels. Towne Street Theatre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. 

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