Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA presents an exciting multi media re-imagining
of the GLAAD Award Winning play by Wendy Graf about
a gay Muslim struggling to reconcile her faith and her sexuality.
Forced to choose between her identity, her family, and her precious faith,
there’s no word to describe Hanna Jokhoe in her native Guyanese dialect.
NO WORD IN GUYANESE FOR ME is directed by Susie Tanner and features
an expanded cast of 10 actors and dancers which combines professionals
with highly trained students from LA County High School for the Arts (LACHSA).
This new, very special version opens Sept 13 in honor of 9/11
and takes place at the Speakeasy/Atwater Village.
Two performances only:  Sat, 9/13 at 4:00 & Sun, 9/14 at 7:00.
Pay What You Can but reservations are suggested.
The theater is quite small and seating is limited.
To reserve and for more info please contact Susie at





Staged readings of 12 specially selected plays
by EST Playwrights Unit playwrights.

Thurs Sept 25-Sun Sept 28 and Thurs Oct 2-Sun Oct 5.

Keep checking for more details.



We at EST/LA are deeply saddened by the passing of Meshach Taylor. 
Meshach was an exquisitely talented and diverse actor, and he quickly became
a mentor and friend to so many of us. He served on our board and starred in 
The Year of the Rabbit. He was a steady force of positivity and love and he
championed many new plays and playwrights.

For those that were blessed enough to know him, 
he will forever shine on in our minds and hearts.



 Congratulations to the cast and crew of Stephen Dierkes’ LAND LINE!


Starring Peter James Smith, Peter Larney,  Katherine Cortez and John Dennis Johnston


For map and directions, click here.



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