Shakespeare

The Bard’s barbs: Antaeus Theatre Company raises money with funny Kickstarter campaign

by Kyla Brewer
The Recap Sequence

A hotbed of comedians, classically trained actors and self-made celebrities, Los Angeles, Calif., is the home of rising stars, seasoned veterans and everything in between. It may be the epicentre of the film and television industries, but the area boasts a thriving theatre scene as well.

“ I love to do theatre — it’s great fun and Antaeus is such a great acting group. There’s such an abundance of great actors in that group.”

— Kurtwood Smith, Vernon Masters on “Marvel’s Agent Carter”

Whether you’re a fan of sci-fi, drama or even comedy, chances are your favourite actor started out on stage, not onscreen, and for many, theatre remains their first love. One classical theatre company has been capitalizing on the abundance of talent in L.A. for years, and they’ve grown so much, they need a new home. The Antaeus Theatre Company (www.antaeus.org) has launched a Kickstarter campaign to finance their new digs and they’re getting some help from famous members and friends. (more…)