NoHo Summer Theatre Festivals

Summertime means more theatre in NoHo at The Road Theatre Company and the Eclectic Company Theatre

We do theatre in the NoHo Arts District. We have the highest concentration of theatres outside of NYC. So whether you are a theatre novice or avid theatre goer, you will have your pick of shows, especially this summer. The Road Theatre Company is kicking off their 23rd year with their their annual Summer Playwrights Festival, a festival of original new works, what this long-time, award-winning theatre company is known for. The Eclectic Company Theatre is doing two fun theatre events this summer: Eclect-a-fest, a series of one-act plays and their free play reading series Eclectic Voices Festival. Make sure to bookmark the NoHo Theatre Guide and also sign up for the NoHo News to get all your theatre updates and also news on what’s going on in the NoHo Arts District.

Summer Playwrites Festival Road Theatre


8 Days! 38 Plays!

THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They are thrilled to announce in this, their 23rd season, the fifth annual SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL (SPF5).

This year’s festival will include 50/50 mix of male and female playwrights!

This year’s festival features all new works to Los Angeles and has attracted playwrights from around the country including, D.L. Coburn (Pulitzer Prize, The Gin Game), Leon Martell (Mooncalf, Kindling) Catherine Butterfield (Joined at the Head), Martyna Majork (Petty Harbour), Tira Palmquist (Ten Mile Lake, And Then They Fell) , Elizabeth Sampson (The Petoskey Stones, Bringing Home The Girl), Kate Robin (Anon, Six Feet Under, Parenthood), Lisa Loomer (The Waiting Room, Girl. Interrupted, Expecting Isabelle) Marisa Wegrzyn (Wasserstein Prize, Hickory Dickory, The Butcher of Baraboo) and others.

Theatre: Road Theatre Company
Dates of Show: July 27 – August 3



Eclect-a-fest is a series of one acts plays. Some are dramas that will make you cry. Some are comedies that will make you laugh. Some are dramedies that will make you LAUGH AND CRY! They are original one acts that they hope will change the world one laugh (or tear) at a time.

This festival of terrific new short plays, is presented over two evenings: Program A plays on Thursdays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Program B plays on Fridays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m.

Theatre: The Eclectic Company Theatre
Dates of Show: July 31-September 1

Eclectic Voices Festival


Eclectic Voices, an alliance of writers based at The Eclectic Company Theatre, is presenting a series of FREE play readings of new works by its members, performed by actors of The Eclectic Company Theatre and their associates. Readings are open to the general public and are free of charge (although donations will be accepted). There will be a talkback session with the playwright after each reading and refreshments will be served.

Theatre: The Eclectic Company Theatre
Dates of Show: August 3 – 12

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