UWP Alumnus Opens FLIP KITCHEN to Feed Los Angeles Theater Community

Jon Lawrence Rivera (‘81C) founded Playwrights’ Arena in Hollywood, California, in 1992, where he currently serves as Artistic Director. For nearly 30 years, Playwrights’ Arena has been dedicated to discovering, nurturing, and producing bold new works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights. Then COVID hit in 2020 — and the Los Angeles (LA) theater community … Read more

Virtual Reunions Can Be Amazing

For Cast ’95C, it all started with a June 2020 Zoom call in the middle of the first lockdown and at the intense phase of Black Lives Matter. They had come together to see familiar faces and find a safe space to share and process current events. In the process, they realized they wanted more … Read more