Our first mistake was profiling the country's founding fathers as demigods in American history textbooks. Generations grew up believing George Washington was the equivalent of Christ himself — neither did anything wrong, according to the bibles... More »
LikeMe shows the Powerhouse Theatre as "Closed," but I assure you - as the Managing Artistic Director of the Powerhouse Theatre - that the theatre is not closed and is producing 6 to 8 full theatrical productions a year.
If historical importance were measured only by the degree to which a place has held off the encroaching hand (or backhoe) of economically driven “progress” and development, the Powerhouse Theatre would be practically a shoo-in for Most Historical. Built in 1910 as an Edison electrical plant, the Powerhouse’s distinct Mission Revival property on the Santa Monica/Venice border is now so tightly surrounded by fashionable, ultramodern housing developments that the... More »