(l to r) Andrew Leman, Kem Saunders, Logan Loughmiller,
Kevin Stidham, Sarah van der Pol, Grinnell Morris and Lucas Dixon
Now Playing - Mine Eyes Hath Seen

This April marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the U.S. Civil War. Banshee's marking the occasion by bringing back to the stage it's extraordinary piece, Mine Eyes Hath Seen.

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Mine Eyes Hath Seen brings the epic conflict of the US Civil War to life solely through period music and the first-person writings of the men and women who lived through it. Alternately humorous, heartrending and horrific, the letters, memoirs and tales of the War Between the States cast history in a personal and accessible light. Wrenching agonies and history-making triumphs shine in the very words of those who lived history first-hand. Confederate and Union, slave and widow, all take to the stage to share an experience so profound it leaves history books in the dust.


(l to r: Logan Loughmiller and Sarah van der Pol)
***Special April 9th Performance***
On April 9, 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered his forces to the Union, effectively ending the Civil War. To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of this key moment, Banshee has added a special Thursday performance on April 9. Audiences joining us that night will enjoy a special treat (either Confederate or Union) and a libation and join the cast in a toast to honor the courageous men and women whose words still ring loud and true 150 years later. Tickets for the special April 9th performance are $30.

On Reviews for Banshee's 2005 Production:

Pick of the Week - “a view [of the Civil War] that is epic and intimate, gut-wrenching and funny.” — LA Weekly

Recommended - “Humorous, harrowing and always eloquent... guaranteed to stick in the memory..”— Los Angeles Times

Critic’s Pick “Nowhere will our youth get a more engrossing view of American history at one of its darkest moments and, from these authentic accounts of heartbreak and wrenching loss, possibly come to understand what war and freedom mean.” — Back Stage West

This spring marks Theatre Banshee's 20th anniversary. It also marks the 10th anniversary of Banshee's original production of Mine Eyes Hath Seen. This extraordinary show was Banshee's best-attended production of all time. It opens at the Banshee March 28, 2015 for an eight week run. Don't miss it!

Please Note: no performance April 5 (Easter Sunday).

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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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