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What Happens Next at Ivy Station

On Friday, March 25th at 7:30pm, Ivy Station in Culver City will screen the digital version of What Happens Next outside on their event lawn. The event is free and you can register on Eventbrite HERE. Screening begins at 7:30 p.m. PST Please bring your own chairs or blanket to enjoy the show. The show…

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Cornerstone On Air – Episode 2

Venice Storytellers: Shhh Bruce Lemon, Jr.: Welcome back to Cornerstone Theater Company On Air, a companion podcast, where we share our work glimpses behind the curtain and introduce you to our ensemble and communities we tell stories with, for and about. I’m your host, Bruce Lemon an ensemble member of Cornerstone Theater Company. This is…

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Cornerstone On Air – Episode 1

Venice Storytellers: When The Fences Were Only Three Feet Bruce Lemon, Jr.: Welcome to Cornerstone Theater Company On Air, a companion podcast, where we share our work glimpses behind the curtain and introduce you to our ensemble in the communities we tell stories with, for, and about, I’m your host, Bruce Lemon. And I am…

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Stream What Happens Next 11/11 – 11/17

In What Happens Next, a naive acting teacher struggles to find common ground with a group of veterans in an online drama therapy class. What Happens Next is a play created with, for, and about veterans and their loved ones, inspired by stories shared by the military community in San Diego. Written by Naomi Iizuka and…

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Join us for Venice Storytellers on 11/20

Join us in Venice for an informal public reading of three new, short plays at 2pm on Saturday, November 20th. VENICE STORYTELLERS brings together Venice community members and Cornerstone Theater Company artists in conversation about the neighborhood. Over two Saturdays we’ll share stories and perspectives to make some art together that grows from the broad…

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What Happens Next at The Wende Museum

On Friday, October 15th at 7:30pm, The Wende Museum in Culver City will screen the digital version of What Happens Next outside in their garden. Following the show, some of the cast members will join the audience in conversation around their experience of the show, and the stories shared within it. The event is FREE…

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Happy 35th Birthday

We’re celebrating 35 years of Cornerstone Theater Company❗️ Especially appreciating 🚐the founding members who got in the van and began this long journey, ☀️ especially Lynn & Peter, 🏆the many staff colleagues over the years digging into the challenges of producing projects with the unpredictable factor of authentically centering community members who are often first-time…

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The D/N/Lakota Project Book Club

As Cornerstone Theater Company prepare to visit South Dakota this summer for The D/N/Lakota Project, we’re reading David Heska Wanbli Weiden’s acclaimed novel Winter Counts, a thriller set on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. We invite you to read the book and join us on June 17th at 5:30PM PT (on Zoom) for…

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Online Intensive June 14 – 18, 2021

Join in conversation and creative practice with Cornerstone Theater Co. & other folks interested in centering community stories onstage. Cornerstone Theater’s Intensive is designed for anyone interested in making community-engaged theater (or other art): artists, educators, organizers, and curious others. Learn about Cornerstone’s unique methodology for making new plays with and about communities. This workshop…

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