Anthony Byrnes

Anthony Byrnes

Host, Opening the Curtain

Anthony Byrnes is a director, producer, educator, critic and arts administrator, based in Los Angeles, California. He has served as the founding Artistic Director of Burning Wheel & the Umbrella Company, a weekly columnist on KCRW, Director of Cultural Relations for the University of Southern California, and Associate Producer of New Play Development for Center Theatre Group.

Byrnes received an MFA from CalArts and currently teaches at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.

Anthony Byrnes on KCRW

In the Geffen Playhouse’s latest production, you’re going to office hours at an elite university.

The tenure of white supremacy

In the Geffen Playhouse’s latest production, you’re going to office hours at an elite university.

from Opening the Curtain

Children’s theatre is tricky business. It’s a bit like cooking for kids. The easy way out is all sugary sweets.

Doll hubris, anyone?

Children’s theatre is tricky business. It’s a bit like cooking for kids. The easy way out is all sugary sweets.

from Opening the Curtain

Inda Craig-Galván’s play “Black Super Hero Magic Mama” is a tricky one to wrap your mind around.

A play boss-battling itself

Inda Craig-Galván’s play “Black Super Hero Magic Mama” is a tricky one to wrap your mind around.

from Opening the Curtain

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