Cornerstone Theater Company


‘Urban Rez’ Explores What It Means To Be Native American
NPR | All Things Considered | April 30, 2016
By Betto Arcos

Visiting the Urban Rez
LA Explorer | April 29, 2016
By Melanie Kaminski

Reclaiming Spaces: How ‘Urban Rez’ Created a Play Within a Cultural Fair
KCET | Artbound | April 28, 2016
By Shannon Scrofano

‘Urban Rez’ shines light on LA’s indigenous people ‘declared extinct’ by government
KPCC | The Frame | April 22, 2016
By Michelle Lanz and Elizabeth Nonemaker

Urban Rez: Voices of Native American Actors
KCET | Artbound | April 22, 2016
By Sage Alia Clemenco

SDC Releases Statement on Diversity and Inclusion
American Theatre Magazine, April 14, 2016
By American Theatre Editors

Sculptures Made of Cans, Throwback Rock and Adventurous Theater Land Downtown
Los Angeles Downtown News | April 11, 2016
By Dan Johnson

Native Angelenos: Filmmaker Pamela J. Peters Deconstructs Stereotypes
KCET | Artbound | April 1, 2016
By Pamela J. Peters

L.A. theater openings, April 3-10: ‘Dry Land,’ ‘Shelter’ and more
Los Angeles Times | March 31, 2016
By Matt Cooper

Urban Rez: Playwright Larissa FastHorse on the Urban Indian Experience
KCET | Artbound | March 19, 2016
By Sage Alia Clemenco

For the love of theater
Harvard Gazette, January 27, 2016
By Liz Mineo

Michael John Garcés: Making Work in Context of Community
SDC Journal, Fall 2015
By Lisa Timmel

Approaches To Theatre Training
American Theatre Magazine, December 16, 2015
By Rob Weinert-Kendt

How Cornerstone’s ‘Chalk Circle’ in Watts Changed My Life
American Theatre Magazine, December 3, 2015
By Rob Weinert-Kendt

Bill Rauch’s Oregon Trail, and Mine
American Theatre, August 3, 2015
By Rob Weinert-Kendt

Six Directors Selected for Sundance Institute Directors Retreat
Theatermania, July 23, 2015
By Hayley Levitt

The Once and Future Centers of LA Theater, June 26, 2015
By Don Shirley

A Big and Busy Summer
LA Downtown News, June 22, 2015

Summer’s Top 40: A Rundown of 40 Can’t-Miss Concerts, Exhibits, Films, Events and More Coming to Downtown
LA Downtown News, June 15, 2015
By Eddie Kim, Heidi Kulicke, Jon Regardie and Dan Johnson

This Week in L.A. Theatre
@ This Stage Magazine, June 11, 2015
By Julio Martinez

Shakespeare Meets Cali: Cornerstone Premieres Community Tempest
Mission Local, June 4, 2015
By Joe Rivano Barros

Openings in Major Bay Area Theaters this Week, May 31
SF Gate, May 30, 2015
By Chronicle Staff Report

‘California: The Tempest’ Live at 5 Interview on News Channel 3
KIEM-TV, May 20, 2015
By Samantha Bredeson

Shakespeare’s Year of the Woman
SF Gate, May 20, 2015
By Robert Hurwitt

Summer 2015: 11 Outdoor Theater Productions in the Los Angeles Area
Los Angeles Daily News, May 19, 2015
(Compiled) By Holly Andres, Sandy Gerety, Linda Gold, Elaine Lehman, Jerry Rice & Brittany Taylor

‘California: The Tempest’ Coming Soon
KHUM, May 14, 2015
By Cliff Berkowitz

Risk, Experimentation, and Drinks at Z Space
Mission Local, March 31, 2015
By Laura Wenus

#DroughtVoices Joins Statewide Tour of ‘California: The Tempest’
Valley Public Radio, March 3, 2015
By Ezra David Romero

Valley Edition: March 3 – Quay Valley, California: The Tempest, Rouge Festival, Fresno Unified
Valley Public Radio, March 3, 2015
By Ezra David Romero & Joe Moore

Best of LA: Week of February 2
CBS Los Angeles, February 2, 2015
By Katie Bodell

Cornerstone Theater’s CALIFORNIA: THE TEMPEST Continues Ten-City Tour
Broadway World, January 28, 2015
By BWW News Desk

The Tempest
Valley Scene Magazine, January 23, 2015
By Andrea Frazer

Cornerstone Theatre Company Continues Tour of CALIFORNIA: THE TEMPEST
Shakespeare in LA, January 11, 2015
By Shakespeare in LA

The State of Cornerstone Theater’s Art
American Theatre Magazine, December 11, 2014
By David C. Nichols

Cornerstone Theater Company Presents ‘TALK IT OUT’ Tonight
Broadway World, December 10, 2014
By BWW News Desk

Cornerstone Theater Company to Present ‘TALK IT OUT,’ 12/10
Broadway World, December 5, 2014
By BWW News Desk

L.A. theater openings, Nov. 2-9: Elevator Repair Service and more
LA Times, October 30, 2014
By Matt Cooper

9 Magical Takes on ‘The Tempest’
American Theatre Magazine, October 23, 2014
by Diep Tran

Around Town: ‘California: The Tempest’
Patterson Irrigator, October 9, 2014
By Nathan Duckworth

Cornerstone Theater Company returns to Grayson with ‘California: The Tempest’
Patterson Irrigator, October 2, 2014
By Nathan Duckworth

Cornerstone Theater Company gives local flavors to Shakespeare
Los Angeles Times, September 27, 2014
By Mike Boehm

In brief: Arts events across the region
The Modesto Bee, September 25, 2014
By The Modesto Bee

Theater company kicks off yearlong project in Arvin - KBAK, September 8, 2014
By staff

Cornerstone in Arvin
The Bakersfield Californian, September 3, 2014
By Camille Gavin

Shakespeare appears at Sunset School
Arvin Tiller, September 3, 2014
By Michael Wafford

Shakespeare appears at Sunset School
Lamont Reporter, September 3, 2014
By Michael Wafford

Free Music, Free Films, Free Theater And Some Serious Senior Talent
Los Angeles Downtown News, August 18, 2014
By Dan Johnson

The Tempest’ Gets a Californian Makeover
California Report Magazine, August 8, 2014
By Steven Cuevas

Cornerstone Tours California
Arts In LA, August 7, 2014
By Julio Martinez

Cornerstone Theater Company Ready to Tour with California: The Tempest
Shakespeare in LA, August 6, 2014
By Shakespeare in LA

Cornerstone Theater Company to Launch CALIFORNIA: THE TEMPEST Tour, August 5, 2014
By BWW News Desk

Two Geffen premieres, and two plays about addicts
LA Observed, June 22, 2014
By Don Shirley

Theater as addiction therapy in ‘Bliss Point’
Jewish Journal, June 18, 2014
By Iris Mann

Finding bliss with Cornerstone Theater Co Hunger Cycle, June 17, 2014
By Evan Henerson

Bliss Point by Shishir Kurup
Joe Straw #9, June 17, 2014
By Joe Straw

Bliss Point, June 14, 2014
by Jose Ruiz

Our Heroic Journeys: 1. “Bliss Point”, June 13, 2014
By Mark Hein

Addicts Take the Stage and Shatter Stigma in “Bliss Point”
AfterPartyChat, June 12, 2014
By Erica Larsen

‘Bliss Point’ examines the hunger of addiction, substance abuse
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, May 30, 2014
By Diana Sholley

Best Theatrical Mirror of the Surrounding Community (2014)
Monterey County Weekly, March 20, 2014
By Monterey County Weekly

Arts District Theater Company Inspires Downtown L.A.
Neon Tommy, February 20, 2014
By Casey Prottas

Love on San Pedro: Reflecting on the Soul of Skid Row
Artbound | KCET, November 27, 2013
By Artbound

Love on San Pedro: A Photographic Journey From Skid Row to the Stage
Artbound | KCET, November 20, 2013
By Melissa Govea

Love on San Pedro by James McManus
Joe Straw #9, November 17, 2013
By Joe Straw

Free weekend? 8 cheap events to check out in LA
KPCC, November 15, 2013
By Kristen Lepore and Monica Luhar

Theater Review: ‘Love On San Pedro’ At Cornerstone Theater Company
Neon Tommy, November 14, 2013
By Sarah Allen

Love on San Pedro: A Cardboard Ecology
Artbound | KCET, November 13, 2013
By Shannon Scrofano

Syrian revolution/ “Ban The Box”/ Skid Row
KPFK, November 12, 2013
Feminist Magazine

Play based on stories of Skid Row reveals sense of community, hope
Daily Bruin, November 8, 2013
By Lilit Arakelyan

The Qumran Report – Community Theater and The Skid Row Community
Skidrow Studios, November 6, 2013
By The Qumran Report

Love on San Pedro: Playwright James McManus on Hunger
Artbound | KCET, November 6, 2013
By James McManus

Cornerstone Looks for Love on San Pedro and Elsewhere on Skid Row
LA Stage Times, November 6, 2013
By Rachel Fain

Cornerstone Theater Company Comes to Skid Row for Play ‘Love on San Pedro’
Los Angeles Downtown News, November 6, 2013
By Donna Evans

Love On San Pedro: Skid Row Community Members Working Toward Change
Artbound | KCET, October 30, 2013
By Maria Gabriela Guerra

Love on San Pedro: Meet the Skid Row Community Members
Artbound | KCET, October 23, 2013
By Maria Gabriela Guerra

Love on San Pedro: Skid Row Theater and the ‘Invisible’ Los Angeles
Artbound | KCET, October 16, 2013
by Michael John Garcés

A Los Angeles theater company commits fully to telling stories of East Salinas.
Monterey County Weekly, August 8, 2013
By Walter Ryce

Historias de Alisal van al escenario en Salinas
The Salinas Californian | The, August 2, 2013
By Valentin Mendoza | El Sol

School Lunch Reform – a Conversation and a Play Spark Calls to Action
The Attune Foods Daily Digest, July 29, 2013
By Annelies Zijderveld

Agents of Change
Theatre Communications Group, July 17, 2013
By Dominic D’Andrea

Plumas Negras en Salinas
Univision Monterey-Salinas, July 15, 2013
By KSMS News

Activists, Dickinson use drama to examine disciplinary issues
The Sacramento Bee, June 26, 2013
By Loretta Kabb & Diana Lambert

What do schools have to do with the health of a community?
The Sacramento Bee, June 26, 2013
By Cynthia H. Craft

A Big Eyed Fish Post 2.6: Cornerstone Theater Company
A Big Eye Fish, May 8, 2013
By Rachel Grossman

“Lunch Lady Courage”, Defend Yourself & “Wonder Women”
Feminist Magazine, April 9, 2013
By Lynn Harris Ballen, Sammy Lyon and Lauren McQuade

Food Takes the Center Stage
Random Lengths News, April 5, 2013
By John Farrell

Theater to See in L.A. This Week
LA Weekly, April 4, 2013
By Steven Leigh Morris

‘Lunch Lady Courage’ Puts Brecht Inside an L.A. Public High School
Backstage, March 30, 2013
By Katherine Davis

Play underlines transition to nutrition
Park Labrea News, March 28, 2013
By Aaron Blevins

A New Play About…LAUSD School Lunch?
LA Weekly, March 27, 2013
By Bill Raden

Cornerstone’s Courage Looks at the School Lunch Lady
LA Stage Times, March 27, 2013
By Rachel Fain

Cornerstone at the Cocoanut
LA Stage Times, February 28, 2013
By Julio Martinez

40th Anniversary Special: Big Shows, Big Events and Big Crowds
Los Angeles Downtown News, February 22, 2013
By Richard Guzmán

Seed: A Weird Act of Faith
Uprising Radio, November 9, 2012
By Bipasha Shom

Seed: A Weird Act of Faith
LA Weekly, November 6, 2012
By Jenny Lower

Stay Calm & Get Inspired! What Should We Be Working On After Election Day?
Feminist Magazine, November 6, 2012
By Lynn Harris Ballen and Ariana Manov

Bipartisan Theater? Look at Seed, 42nd Street
LA Stage Times, November 5, 2012
By Don Shirley

All Things Great and Small
Daily Monica Daily Press, October 31, 2012
By Sarah A. Spitz

Gilmer and Kurup Plant Cornerstone’s Seed
LA Stage Times, October 31, 2012
By Julio Martinez

Center Theatre Group Leads Ovation Awards Nominations
Los Angeles Times, September 11, 2012
By David Ng

Cornerstone Meets Cactus
Stage Mom Musings, July 19, 2012
By Lynn Trimble

Café Vida
KUSC, Arts Alive, May 12, 2012
By Hugh Esten

Partnership Between Homeboy Industries and Cornerstone
Downtown News, May 11, 2012

LATC Play Based on Homeboy Industries Is Vibrant and Uplifting
Downtown News, May 11, 2012
By Jeff Favre

Their Mother’s Day goal: redemption
Los Angeles Times, May 10, 2012
By Hector Tobar

Vitality at “Café” Vida
Cultural Weekly, May 10, 2012
By Campbell Britton

Cornerstone Theater Company’s Hunger Cycle Kicks Off with Café Vida by Lisa Loomer
LA Weekly Stage Raw, May 10, 2012
By Steven Leigh Morris

A Process with Integrity
KCRW, May 9, 2012
By Anthony Byrnes

LA Review: Café Vida
BACKSTAGE, May 7, 2012
By Jennie Webb

Springtime in LA
LA Stage Times, May 7, 2012
By Don Shirley

Cornerstone Meets Homeboy Industries Onstage
Downtown News, May 2, 2012
By Richard Guzman

To Catch the Conscience of a Nation
American Theatre Magazine, April 2012
By Christopher Wallenberg

A Vibrant Voice Chronicles the Renaissance of Downtown L.A.
Los Angeles Times, March 30, 2012
By Larry Harnisch

Cornerstone’s Hunger Cycle plants Creative Seeds
LA Stage Times, October 27, 2011
By Rachel Fain

Crossing Over
Theater Magazine (Yale), Fall 2011
By Sonja Arsham Kuftinec

Fowler natives shine in play “A Man Comes to Fowler”
The Fresno Bee, August 12, 2011
By John Walker

A Man Comes to Fowler
The Fresno Bee, August 7, 2011
David Mas Masumoto

Day laborer theater without borders teaches immigrants their rights
Huffington Post, July 23, 2011
By Amy Taxin

Cornerstone Theater Company’s Justice Cycle
Theatre Forum, January 2011
By Anna Garcia-Romero
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The Garcés Ultimatum
American Theatre Magazine, November 2010
By Steven Leigh Morris

‘3 Truths’ becomes Cornerstone’s finale in a six-play series
LA Stage Times, June 2, 2010
By Steve Julian

Naomi Iizuka, Bridge Builder
LA Stage Times, June 1, 2010
By Don Shirley

Review: ‘Touch the Water’ at Cornerstone
Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2009
By F. Kathleen Foley

‘For All Time’ explores crime from all viewpoints
Los Angeles Times, October 31, 2008
By Mike Boehm

A Manson accomplice speaks in Cornerstone Theater’s ‘For All Time’
Los Angeles Times, October 30, 2008
By Mike Boehm

Cornerstone puts the immigrant issue center stage
Los Angeles Times, May 27, 2007
By Sean Mitchell