Soon to be performed on the Theatre of NOTE stage from Shock Pulse: Neva. In a dimly lit rehearsal room in St. Petersburg during the winter of 1905, Anton Checkov’s widow, the actress Olga Knipper, along with two other actors, await the rest of the cast and their director while striking workers are being gunned down in the streets by the tsarists regime. A politically charged, haunting interrogation of theater and the revolutionary impulse, Neva savagely examines the relationship between theater and historical context in this ominous and tightly crafted ensemble work that allows a palpable terror to creep through the theater walls.
Shock Pulse is a new up and coming theatre production company in Los Angeles committed to creating independent projects and shows of new and contemporary pieces that challenge, reimagine, provoke, & deconstruct through multi-disciplinary, untraditional, and/or company developed works. I’m personally pleased to be working again with my long time creative friend, Diana Wyenn, and former co-producer from The Whiskey Maiden, Claudia De Vasco. For those who can’t attend the performance, there is a planned live broadcast on Jan. 20th for production supporters.
Written by Guillermo Calderon & Translated by Andrea Thome
Directed by Diana Wyenn
Starring Claudia De Vasco, Daniel Jimenez, & Anna Safar
Stage Managed by Aaron Saldaña
Scenic & Lighting Design by Joey Guthman – Sound Design by Mark Holden – Costume Design by Megan Turek – Asst. Costume Designer Allison Dillard – Photography by Zachary Andrews
Runs January 22nd – February 14th
Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028
Friday & Saturday @ 8pm, Sunday @ 7pm
Preview: $20; Standard: $25; Student/Senior: $20
For more information and pre-sale tickets visit
Theatre of NOTE’s 21st Annual Hollywood Performance Marathon
It’s that time of year again! Before Neva amazes audiences, Theatre of NOTE will be celebrating to the wee hours with our 21st Annual Hollywood Performance Marathon! The highly anticipated artistic tradition is an all-day-all-night extravaganza of eclectic performances, that includes comedy, pancake juggling, ASL songs, poetry, dancing, chin puppetry, live music, fire eating, magic, monologues, AND MORE!
We’re also pleased to announce that we have a sponsor to help provide many of the delicious beverages that are available during the entirety of the night! $20 gets you a pass for the full length of the marathon, from 3pm until the conclusion of the famed Last Man Standing. Come in, get your ticket, see a slew of acts, go out and grab a bite to eat from one our numerous local restaurants, and return to see more amazing performances!
Sat., Jan. 16th @ Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Hollywood, CA
Begins at 3pm, Goes until Last Man Standing (No sooner than Midnight)
For more information visit
Tickets will also be available at the door
I’m a Marathon-A-Thoner!
Contact me if you’d like to participate as one of my sponsors.