adapted by Lynn Downey Braswell

from the book by Shauna Niequist


May 30 - June 29, 2014

extended through July 13, 2014

Fremont Centre Theatre


Directed by

Karissa McKinney


“Despite the complex heart of the play, The Innocence of Father Brown manages to maintain a light and entertaining atmosphere -- creating an engaging night of who-done-it with a deeper philosophical center.”


- The Daily Trojan

the world premiere of

COLD TANGERINES: THE PLAY

“An authentic and impactful adaptation...[showcasing] a powerhouse cast of women.”  - Life in LA

the world premiere of

adapted by Patrick Rieger

from the collection of short stories by GK Chesterton


March 28 - April 28, 2013

Fremont Centre Theatre


Directed by

Allison Darby Gorjian

and Betsy Roth









photos by Ellie Roth

THE INNOCENCE OF FATHER BROWN

by William Shakespeare


ONE NIGHT ONLY

at the historic Alex Theatre

June 29, 2012


Directed by

Allison Darby Gorjian

THE WINTER’S TALE

Named a BEST BET by the Pasadena Star News

“This adaptation proves funny, charming, touching, and heartwarming...just what the doctor ordered.”

  1. -Pasadena Star News



photos by
Marnie Shelton Klein

“Fans of Chesterton’s stories will appreciate adapter Patrick Rieger’s dedication and ingenuity in weaving together...stories from the first published Father Brown anthology, linked by a common theme of redemption.”


- L.A. Times

the world premiere of

by A.J. Darby

based on Jane Austen’s Persuasion


May 9 - June 7, 2015

Fremont Centre Theatre


Directed by

Karissa McKinney


THE ELLIOTS

The Elliots is perhaps the best little theatre production I’ve ever seen...the cast of ten had no weaknesses.”

- It’s Not About Me

“[The] actors...have a genuine feel for Austen’s era...this play is definitely worth a look-see.”

- examiner.com

“A first rate cast of actors -- each puts his or her own distinctive stamp on Persuasion’s now iconic characters.” - Stage Scene LA

the world premiere of

by Bob Colleary

based on the novel by Zane Grey


August 19 - 21, 2016

El Molino Viejo


Directed by

Billy Gill


THE LIGHT OF WESTERN STARS

the world premiere of

by Blake Walker


June 5 - 19, 2016

The Sacred Fools Black Box

at the Hollywood Fringe Festival


Directed by

Blake Walker


TAMING OF THE SHOW

adapted by Lynn Downey Braswell

from the book by Shauna Niequist


June 5 - 19, 2016

extended through August 7

The Lounge Theatre

at Hollywood Fringe Festival


Directed by

Karissa McKinney


COLD TANGERINES: THE PLAY

“...superbly crafted and performed....”

- LA Post Examiner

“...sweetly romantic and delightfully charming...exquisitely mounted...next time you hear that Little Candle Productions is mounting a play, make sure you try to see it. They are absolutely professional in their presentation, their production, and their acting.”  - reviewplays.com

“...this western romance was full of charm...Betsy Roth so easily takes on the period and demeanor of this early 20th century frontier woman it is as if Zane Grey wrote the part for her.”

- Broadway World

Named a BEST BET by the Pasadena Star News!

photos by
Jo Winebrenner

Cold Tangerines: The Play is a festival hit...the humor is intense and the storytelling a little bit magic.”


- LA Post Examiner

photos by Melissa Blue

 

lighting design by

Nick Van Houten


photos by

Varoujan Gorjian