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Kick back and enjoy some of the finest music collections and plays at Santa Monica’s landmark theater, the Miles Memorial Playhouse between January 8 to February 6, in their newly transformed comfortable and stylish setting. Talking about the Miles new look, Justin Yoffe, Director, Miles Memorial Playhouse told Voice of Santa Monica,”In an attempt to showcase the beauty of the building, its architecture, acoustics and period fireplace the space has been transformed into a lounge with a quarter of the risers re-oriented around the fire, sofas, chairs, carpets and a coffee-pastry bar.”
The series ‘Fireside at the Miles‘ includes fireside programming every Friday and Saturday night. On Friday night they offer an eclectic mix of music events, while for Saturdays they have invited Santa Monica based theater companies to present lively readings of Pulitzer Prize winning American drama’s. Yoffe also mentioned that “any citizen of Santa Monica who has never experienced this historical gem is encouraged to come to the series. Tickets are a very affordable $10 or $5 for any senior, student or child 17 and under.”
The program schedule is as follows:
January 15th – The Helios Guitar Quartet
January 16th – Dinner with Friends by Donald Margulies, read by the S.M College Theatre Arts Dept.
January 22nd – Local singer/songwriters in a night entitled Acoustic 4
January 23rd – The Young Man From Atlanta by Horton Foote, read by The Ruskin Group Theater
January 29th – The Robin Cox Ensemble plays contemporary classical and jazz
January 30th – Seascape by Edward Albee, read by The Santa Monica Playhouse
February 5th – Adult and youth MCs and poets in a Night of Hip-Hop and Poetry.
February 6th – ‘night Mother by Marsha Norman, read by the Virginia Avenue Project.
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