What's Up Banshee?

We've taken the fall off from production but Banshee's alive and well. We've had a number of exciting rental projects in the space (see below) and we're gearing up for our next production (see beneath below).

Holiday Fever

A guest production comes to the Banshee for the holidays - Holiday Fever! Make your reservations now for a zany blast of merriment. The madcap romp runs Nov 28 through Dec 20 at The Banshee. Find them on Twitter at twitter@getyourfeveron, on Facebook, or you can book tickets right here.

The Blue and the Gray (l to r: Andrew Leman, Kem Saunders and Barry Lynch)

Banshee's Next - Mine Eyes Hath Seen

April of 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the surrender of the Confederacy that ended the U.S. Civil War. Banshee's marking the occasion by bringing back to the stage it's extraordinary piece, Mine Eyes Hath Seen.

This production explores the Civil War through the first person writings of those who lived through it. Built from letters, diaries and journals and infused with songs and live music, Mine Eyes brings to life the varied perspectives and harrowing experiences of America's most important historical event.

This is the kind of original piece that should be optioned by some fatly funded community-arts organization and be made accessible to kids and classrooms everywhere. 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

Mine Eyes Hath Seen opens at the Banshee March 28, 2015 for an eight week run. Don't miss it.!

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

GO! harrowing and satisfying theatre - LA WEEKLY

"superb performances... ultimately quite powerful" - LAist.com

"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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Movie Screenings!
The Banshee has installed a brand new digital projection system. Check back soon to see the lineup of movies coming to your friendly neighborhood theatre. Or contact us about having your movie screened here.

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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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