Step into the Ring (l to r: Kevin Stidham, Andrew Graves and Patrick Quinlan)
Come Out Swinging

We're delighted to announce Billy Roche's Irish boxing drama, Lay Me Down Softly, is running at the Banshee through August 23rd.

A traveling circus journeys across Ireland, featuring a boxing tent where local lads can try their luck in a bout against the touring champ. But the world of the boxing tent comes unraveled when a mysterious beauty with ties to their pasts arrives in their world. The gloves come off and the boys come out swinging!

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Our marvelous cast features Kacey Camp, Andrew Graves, Kirsten Kollender, Jacob Lyle, John McKenna, Patrick Quinlan and Kevin Stidham. Sean Branney directs the production.

Lay Me Down Softly runs through Aug 23 at The Banshee. Don't miss your chance to enter the ring for an Irish experience unlike any we've produced. Click here to make your reservations today.

Critic's Crowed for Banshee's By the Bog of Cats!

GO! harrowing and satisfying theatre - LA WEEKLY

"superb performances... ultimately quite powerful" -

"fully committed... could haunt your dreams" - Glendale News Press

"a brilliant piece of quick, brutal drama" - LA Stage Times

"a terrific cast... kept the evening amusing and entertaining" - Pat Rye Reviews

"Kacey Camp is magnificent as the wrathful Hester" - Theatre Spoken Here

Banshee's recent production of Brendan was:

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Banshee Lauded by LA Drama Critics Circle, Back Stage West and LA WEEKLY

Theatre Banshee won the Back Stage West Garland Award for Best Director (Sean Branney - The Crucible)

Banshee won at the 2012 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards for:

  • Best Production of a Revival - The Crucible
  • Best Director - Sean Branney - The Crucible
  • Best Performer in a Supporting Role - Casey Kramer - Dolly West's Kitchen

The LA WEEKLY nominated Theatre Banshee for awards for:

  • Best Production of a Revival - The Crucible
  • Best Ensemble - The Crucible
  • Best Comedic Direction - Tim Byron Owen
  • Best Comedic Ensemble - The Walworth Farce

Banshee Nominated for Best Season

Theatre Banshee is nominated for Best Season by the LA Stage Alliance for its lineup of War, The Field, The Crucible and The Walworth Farce. We're deeply honored to have been selected for having produced one of the best seasons of any theatre in Los Angeles.

Banshee also congratulates company members Vivian Kerr, Ovation nominee for Featured Actress in a Play (The Crucible), and Brian Danner, recipient of an Ovation Honor for Fight Choreography (The Walworth Farce).

Los Angeles County Arts Commission

Theatre Banshee is supported in part by the LA County Board of Supervisors and LA County Arts Commissioners. Thank you LACAC!

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About The Banshee
Theatre Banshee is delighted to announce that we finally have our own theatre. The Gene Bua Theatre, our home for the last 12 years, is now The Banshee. Theatre Banshee will produce productions and rent The Banshee for visiting productions, classes and events. Gene Bua Acting for Life will continue to offer acting classes in theatre - visit them on the web or call 818.547.3810

The Banshee is located at 3435 W. Magnolia in the lovely Magnolia Park section of Burbank. We have ample safe free parking all around the theatre.

Theatre Banshee is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. We receive even more support from you, our valued audiences.

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