KPFK Launches Weekly L.A. Theatre Works Series
March 13, 2012 at 3:08 PM (PT)
PACIFICA FOUNDATION Variety KPFK/LOS ANGELES will debut the L.A. THEATRE WORKS’ weekly radio theater series on SUNDAY nights from 8-10p, starting MARCH 25th with the airing of "DINAH WAS." LATW has recorded over 450 stage plays, augmented by interviews with the artists and others. Plays are recorded 10 times a year in front of a live audience at the JAMES BRIDGES THEATER at UCLA, as well as in studio.
"We are thrilled to have LA THEATRE WORKS coming to KPFK as we feel it is far and away the best radio drama show in the country," KPFK Interim PD ALAN MINSKY said. "Since 1959, KPFK has been committed to bringing excellent arts programming to SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA; over the decades we have aired many astonishing dramas on 90.7 FM. Now we are proud to broadcast a show which produces material every week that rivals the classics in our archives."
"We are delighted to be moving to KPFK and looking forward to reaching audiences from SANTA BARBARA to SAN DIEGO thanks to KPFK's superior signal,"L.A. THEATRE WORKS Producing Artistic Dir. SUSAN LOEWENBERG said.