Garry Marshall Theatre (GMT) opens its submission process for the nonprofit’s 5th Annual New Works Festival. Submissions for GMT’s NWF 2022 open March 1, 2022, and will close on April 5, 2022 or when the 350 script cap is reached - whichever is sooner. As in previous New Works Festivals held by Garry Marshall Theatre, … Continue reading Garry Marshall Theatre’s 5th Annual New Works Festival Submissions Open March 1
Editor in Chief: Enci Box
My dearest friends, readers, and fellow artists, In light of our current circumstances, I feel the need to make some drastic changes. But first, I want to apologize to our African-American community for all that we, the white race, have done to you, your family, and your ancestors that has caused so much pain, terror, … Continue reading TIME FOR A CHANGE...
The Better Lemons commitment to supporting arts and entertainment in Southern California continues with the addition of Monique A. LeBleu as Editor! On Monday, March 30, 2020, Monique A. LeBleu will take the reins of Better Lemons, L.A.’s premiere arts and entertainment hub, where she will serve as Editor, bringing her unique sensitivity to all … Continue reading MONIQUE A. LEBLEU TO JOIN BETTER LEMONS AS EDITOR
In honor of World Theatre Day, we are sharing with you some live performances that have been made public, so that we don't forget that art is always needed and much missed right now! Keep on creating! If you have made some art since you have been practicing social distancing share the video with us … Continue reading HAPPY WORLD "VIRTUAL" THEATRE DAY!
We have been Homeschooling our kids, or, as we like to say “FUNschooling” so thankfully these closures don’t affect us. But I know that a lot of parents are now at a panic what they should do, how they should teach, and how they should spend the time together while everyone is somewhat housebound. I … Continue reading Homeschool @ Last
Local theatre and the people who make it happen will suffer financially as organizations cancel events and as individuals embrace social distance, all in an effort to deal with the unfolding coronavirus crisis. If you have tickets to a play, concert, musical, or other arts event that ends up cancelled, please consider not asking for … Continue reading SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL ARTISTS
LA's Theatre Critics are an integral part of LA Theatre and now it's our turn to recognize them with the Better Lemons Critic Awards. There are nine categories for the Better Lemons Critic Awards that you can vote for: "I LOVE LA" Award - the critic who did the most to promote LA Theatre in … Continue reading Vote for your Favorite Critic of 2019
Better Lemons had a fantastic year and we couldn't have done it without the fantastic critics, publicists, and audience members who share their love of Los Angeles theater, by posting on Better Lemons and sharing their favorite shows and their reviews on social media. We are especially grateful for all the Registered Critics who took their … Continue reading THE BEST OF SHOWS ON BETTER LEMONS IN 2019
How does a show receive an Audience LemonMeter rated certificate? With 10 audience reviews! A show receives a LemonMeter rating with 3 reviews but only gets certified after 10 reviews. Why? Because it takes a lot more reviews then just your friends or family to make a show Sweet. We want producers and production participants … Continue reading Better Lemons Fringe 2019 Certified Audience LemonMeter Rated Shows
As of this post, the critics and the audiences have spoken, resulting in almost 99 Hollywood Fringe productions receiving a SWEET #LemonMeter rating and 19 Fringe productions receiving #DoubleSWEET ratings (both critics and audience members agreeing on a sweet production). It takes three reviews from critics or three reviews from the audience to generate a … Continue reading The Better Lemons 2019 Fringe Audience and Critics Choice Awards
April is Arts, Culture and Creativity Month! Better Lemons is going to Sacramento to join activists from all over California in celebrating Arts, Culture, and Creativity Month (ACCM) by gathering on Tuesday, April 23, at the State Capital to engage our elected officials in advancing the arts across the state. Arts and Creativity Activists will … Continue reading Better Lemons is going to Sacramento
Better Lemons had a fantastic year and we couldn't have done it without the fantastic critics, publicists and audience members who share their love of Los Angeles theater, by posting on Better Lemons and sharing their favorite shows and their reviews on social media. We are grateful for all the Registered Critics who took their … Continue reading THE BEST OF SHOWS ON BETTER LEMONS IN 2018
With the Conejo Valley reeling from the mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks and the destructive force of the Woolsey and Hill fires, musicians, arts groups, restaurants and stores are coming together to help out. Here's a look at a few of the benefit events being planned: Arsenal Comics: The Easy … Continue reading Banding together to aid residents - Benefit efforts pop-up everywhere
18TH ANNUAL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL @ Laemmle NoHo 7 October 31, 2018 8:00 pm OCT 31st @ 8:00PM - OPENING NIGHT: 818 THE MOVIE Wed 10/31/18 08:00 PM 1 - NOT THAT STRONG Music Video, 5 min., Rated: Not Rated, English Dir: Gregory JM Kasunich, Prod: Gregory JM Kasunich, Gene Micofsky 2 - ...read more … Continue reading EVENTS OPENING THIS WEEK
In Memoriam: Henry Ong Award-winning Los Angeles Playwright and 16-time recipient of Artist-in-Residence grants from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs. October 3, 2018 Silver Lake, CA - Henry Ong, a fixture of the Los Angeles theatre community for more than 35 years, died Saturday, September 29th after a long battle with … Continue reading In Memoriam: Henry Ong
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THESE WINNERS who have registered their shows on Better Lemons and encouraged audiences and critics to voice their opinion about their show, regardless of the outcome, and to those who submitted all the reviews from online publications! The Better Lemons Fringe Audience and Critics Choice Awards, as well as the DoubleSweet Awards … Continue reading The Better Lemons Fringe Awards
On Saturday, June 2, Better Lemons and Theatre West hosted “Meet the Critics!” featuring several of LA's premier critics for a panel discussion of theatre criticism. The following critics attended: Shari Barrett from Broadway World Shari Barrett, a Los Angeles native, has been active in the theater world since the age of six - acting, singing, and … Continue reading "Meet the Critics" Panel Podcast
On Saturday, June 2, from 10 am to 12 noon, Better Lemons and Theatre West will be hosting “Meet the Critics!” featuring several of LA's premier critics for a panel discussion of theatre criticism. This is a great opportunity to meet the critics face to face before your Fringe show (and also non-fringe show) gets … Continue reading BETTER LEMONS - "MEET THE CRITICS"
Have you ever wished you could squeeze our brains so you could ask questions about how to make the most out of our website? Here is a FREE workshop where you will be able to do just that! DATE AND TIME Sat, May 19, 2018 10am - 12 noon LOCATION Theatre West 3333 Cahuenga Boulevard … Continue reading FREE WORKSHOP - FILL THE HOUSE - BETTER LEMONS POWER TOOLS
Better Lemons is an official sponsor for the Meet-Up "Working your Press Release & Social Media tricks & tips!". This Meet-Up will take place on Sunday, April 29 from 3-5pm at Oeno Vino, 3111 Glendale Blvd, in Atwater Village. Better Lemons will be available to answer questions about our website and how our review aggregation provides some free … Continue reading FREE Workshop: Working your Press Release & Social Media tricks & tips!