Earthworm Players

Earthworm Players Los Angeles based theatre company, Earthworm Players, is proud to present "Monthly Play Readings" currently running at the Michael Woolson Theatre.
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The Earthworm Players are a group of actors, directors and writers committed to presenting inspiring work while introducing the community to contemporary playwrights. The Earthworm Players are currently performing a series of contemporary staged play readings at the Michael Woolson Theatre (8801 Cashio St. Los Angeles, CA 90035). The series runs the First Friday of every month at 8pm. The Ensemble works on presenting readings, staged works, and full length plays throughout the year. Ensemble members currently performing: Beau Mirchoff Josh Zuckerman Jeanine Mason Amanda Fuller John R. Colley Todd Waring Beau Mirchoff ...In 2009 Beau landed the role of Danny Bolen on ABC's Desperate Housewives. In 2010 he snagged the role of Matty Mckibben on MTV's Awkward, having just wrapped their 4th season. He won a Teen Choice Award in 2012 for this portrayal. During the hiatuses from television Mirchoff focuses on the theatre: in 2012 he portrayed Treat in a production of Lyle Kessler's Orphans at the Hudson Theatre; in 2013 he played Kent in Neil Labute's Reason's to be Pretty at the MW Theatre. Other notable films include: Scary Movie 4, The Grudge 3, I am Number 4, and Poker Night alongside Ron Perlman, Giancarlo Esposito, Titus Welliver, and Ron Eldard. Josh Zuckerman ...Josh has played leading roles in film genres ranging from comedy, (Sex Drive), to horror, (Feast), to drama, (The Hottest State). He has also appeared in TV series such as: Desperate Housewives, CSI Miami, Boston Legal, House, Kyle XY, NYPD Blue and 90210. His Los Angeles theater credits include: Women and Wallace, The Autumn Garden, and Juno and the Paycock. Jeanine Mason ...Jeanine is most notable for her appearance as Cozette on ABC Family’s Bunheads. Mason won Season 5 of FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance and earned the title of America’s Favorite Dancer, becoming the youngest winner in the show’s history. Past TV credits include: You’re The Worst, Awkward, NCIS:LA, Major Crimes, CSI, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Big Time Rush, Hollywood Heights, and The Fresh Beat Band. Mason starred in recently released film Default opposite David Oyelowo. In 2012 Jeanine was nominated for Best Lead Actor at the Idllywild International Festival of Cinema for her work in the film Understudy. She is a 2014 graduate of UCLA. Amanda Fuller ...first captured the hearts of audiences as intern Morgan Peterson on “Grey’s Anatomy.” In addition to her current series regular role on ABC’s “Last Man Standing,” she is also working on the indie thriller “Cheap Thrills,” alongside Ethan Embry, Sara Paxton, David Koechner and Pat Healy. She recently starred in “The Brittany Murphy Story” for Lifetime in September 2014. She has played captivating characters in over 35 television series, including “That ‘70s Show,” “The Practice,” “Life,” “Bones,” “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer,” “Without a Trace” and “Law & Order: SVU,” as well as various films made for television. In 2010, Fuller received critical acclaim for her award-winning performance in the independent thriller “Red White & Blue,” which premiered at the International Film Festival in Rotterdam and had its American premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas. She had her directorial debut directing Tyler Williams in Kenneth Lonnergan’s “This is Our Youth,” and also recently produced her first music video for the talented Lindsey Haun and her band, The Haun Solo Project. Alex Sgambati ...is from Raleigh, North Carolina, and has loved acting since the womb. She regularly escapes to New York and binges on unhealthy amounts of theatre. If you feed her, she will be your loyal friend for life. Alex is currently shooting the feature film Butterfly Caught and recent credits include FOX's Red Band Society and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Katija Pevec ...Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Katija started her career in musical theater. Discovered by a local casting director she was encouraged to move to Los Angeles to pursue acting. Upon arriving in Los Angeles, she immediately booked the leading role in the popular Air Bud film franchise as well as guest leads in the television series Medical Investigation and Cracking Up. Her break came with the MGM cult teen film Sleepover and followed that up with the hit Paramount film, Yours, Mine and Ours as the oldest daughter of Dennis Quaid. Continuing her film streak, she booked a highly coveted role in director Terry Zwigoff’s film Art School Confidential opposite Max Minghella and John Malkovich. Keeping her resume diverse, Katija was a series regular on the Nickelodeon series Just For Kicks about high school soccer players and co-starred in the action/drama Eagle Eye opposite Shia Labeouf and Michelle Monaghan. She more recently costarred in the thriller The Den and makes a guest appearance in the new webseries Pop UP. In her rare spare time Katija is a successful jewelry designer, creating under her Chloe+Rae line. She resides in Los Angeles. Morgan Phillips ...has a high school diploma. Although, his mom was REALLY pissed that he didn't put his middle name on it... it's Forbes, btw. That's right... Morgan Forbes Phillips. Morgan began his training at The Second City in Hollywood. After graduating from their Conservatory program, Morgan would go on to complete training programs at UCB and The Groundlings. You may recognize Morgan as the fraternity bad boy, Simon, from the hit CW series 90210. It was on that show that his character was drunk and/or high in every scene and was punched in the face in two separate episodes. Morgan will make his feature film debut next year alongside John Cusack and Elizabeth Banks as Paul Giamatti's son in the upcoming Beach Boys/Brian Wilson drama, Love & Mercy. John R. Colley ...This is John's first reading with the Earthworm Players. Recent TV credits include: NCIS, Castle, and Criminal Minds. NY Theatre: Rickhardt (HB Playwrights Foundation), The Illusion (NYU Mainstage). And will appear in the upcoming feature August Falls starring Fairuza Balk. BFA NYU Tisch School of the Arts '10.

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So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7https://www...
03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7https://www...
03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

03/25/2016
The Turn Of The Screw

So we're doing this play! Please come out and see it!! Fridays & Saturdays at 8:30pm opening April 15 - May 7
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-turn-of-the-screw-tickets-24190840455

One act play, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:30pm ONLY 8 PERFORMANCES! April -15/16, 22/23, 29/30; May - 6/7 Reserve online or $15 CASH tickets at the door Starring: Katija Pevec, Josh Zuckerman Directed by: Blake Silver Produced by: Haldane Morris A ghost story based on a short…

TONIGHT we open our show! FRIDAY & SATURDAY AT 8PM!! Tickets at www.creativeworkstheatre.com Featuring: Beau Mirchoff, J...
07/17/2015

TONIGHT we open our show! FRIDAY & SATURDAY AT 8PM!! Tickets at www.creativeworkstheatre.com Featuring: Beau Mirchoff, Jeanine Mason, John R. Colley, Todd Waring, Nichole Bloom, and Josh Zuckerman.

4 days till we open! Buy your tickets for Creative Works Theatre Company's opening show "COCK" by Mike Bartlett featurin...
07/14/2015

4 days till we open! Buy your tickets for Creative Works Theatre Company's opening show "COCK" by Mike Bartlett featuring "THE NAME GAME" by Gloria Calderon Kellett.
Tickets at: www.creativeworkstheatre.com

BIG NEWS! Our inaugural show is opening next week at the Michael Woolson Studio. Double feature of "The Name Game" by Gl...
07/09/2015

BIG NEWS! Our inaugural show is opening next week at the Michael Woolson Studio. Double feature of "The Name Game" by Gloria Calderon Kellett and "Cock" by Mike Bartlett.
Like Creative Works Theatre Company for more info! Tickets are ON SALE now at www.creativeworkstheatre.com

Next in our "Monthly Staged Readings"...Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPY! Come check out John R. Colley, Alli Kinzel,...
05/27/2015

Next in our "Monthly Staged Readings"...Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPY! Come check out John R. Colley, Alli Kinzel, Brett Davern (Official), Haldane Morris, Candace Scholz & Bert Hilkes NEXT Friday June 5th at 8pm. See you at the theatre!

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05/27/2015

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05/06/2015

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05/06/2015

Our June show is....Christopher Durang's BEYOND THERAPY! Cast announcements coming soon.

TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT! 8pm @ the Michael Woolson Studio, our staged reading of HOOTERS by Ted Tally. See you then!
04/04/2015

TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT! 8pm @ the Michael Woolson Studio, our staged reading of HOOTERS by Ted Tally. See you then!

Just 3 days away till our next reading!! Who's gonna be there?!#Repost @justindeeley7 with @repostapp.・・・See you this Sa...
04/02/2015

Just 3 days away till our next reading!! Who's gonna be there?!
#Repost @justindeeley7 with @repostapp.・・・See you this Saturday boys and girls #earthwormplayers

Saturday April 4th! The Earthworm Players present a staged reading of HOOTERS by Ted Tally. See you at the theatre!
03/30/2015

Saturday April 4th! The Earthworm Players present a staged reading of HOOTERS by Ted Tally. See you at the theatre!

Rehearsal shots from our March reading of Eric Bogosian's "Pounding Nails in the Floor with my Forehead". Thanks to ever...
03/17/2015

Rehearsal shots from our March reading of Eric Bogosian's "Pounding Nails in the Floor with my Forehead". Thanks to everyone who came out to the show! See you in April.

Check out our CAST for next week's staged reading of Eric Bogosian's "Pounding Nails in to the Floor with my Forehead". ...
02/25/2015

Check out our CAST for next week's staged reading of Eric Bogosian's "Pounding Nails in to the Floor with my Forehead". Friday March 6th at 8pm! See you at the theatre! Beau Mirchoff Jeanine Mason Josh Zuckerman Amanda Fuller Courtney James Clark Jenny Phagan Justin Deeley Mike Faiola

02/16/2015

We're getting real legit here at Earthworm Players, join our MAILING LIST! For info on upcoming shows, plays, and cast announcements.
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MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!Haldane Morriswas featured in the comedy feature film "Cleavage" directed by Michael Knowles an...
12/12/2014

MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!

Haldane Morris
was featured in the comedy feature film "Cleavage" directed by Michael Knowles and soon to be released pilot for Bravo called "The Stork Whisperer". He also comes from an extensive theater background playing the lead roles of Neil Simon's "The Good Doctor", Buddy Thomas "Physical" and Timberlake Wertenbaker "Our Country's Good". He started a new production company called Thunder Road Inc which produced the film "Ghost Hunters". He is currently producing, directing, and acting in "The Dark Tape" series. Haldane has spent most of his acting career with one of the most esteemed acting coach's in Los Angeles, Michael Woolson, whom he credits his success in becoming a great actor.
Twitter: @haldanemorris

MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!Todd Waring...is an actor and writer living in Santa Monica. While in NYC, his first experience...
12/11/2014

MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!
Todd Waring
...is an actor and writer living in Santa Monica. While in NYC, his first experience was acting in a hit off-Broadway production of JOURNEY’S END, followed by PARADISE LOST with Geraldine Page. On Broadway, he performed with Glenn Close and Jeremy Irons in THE REAL THING. West coast productions include: Andrei Belgrader’s THE KING STAG, DIVA at The Pasadena Playhouse and THE DAY ROOM by Don deLillo.

TV credits include: CHASING LIFE, SCANDAL, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, COLD CASE, MONK, NYPD BLUE, BOSTON LEGAL, CASTLE, GREY’S ANATOMY.

His monologue, ‘I Finally Swore at My Daughter’, can be found in Dani Klein’s book ‘Afterbirth: Stories You Won’t Read in a Parenting Magazine’. Todd performed his solo show, FIVE UNEASY PIECES, at The Hollywood Fringe Festival to great acclaim.

MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!Mike Faiola...is Los Angeles based actor. He is thrilled to be making his debut with the Earthw...
12/07/2014

MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!
Mike Faiola
...is Los Angeles based actor. He is thrilled to be making his debut with the Earthworm Players under the direction of Beau Mirchoff who is a real dreamboat. Twitter: @MikeFaiola

I think it's safe to say we're all a little excited for next week's reading!! It's a big one, with 8 (yes, 8⃣!) guest ac...
12/06/2014

I think it's safe to say we're all a little excited for next week's reading!! It's a big one, with 8 (yes, 8⃣!) guest actors, aaand it's the last one of 2014!! Do join us. There will be holiday snacks and liquid merriment and LIVE theatre! Oh, and it's freeee. No brainer, right?? Stay tuned for the poster with all the info. And follow us in the twitterverse! @earthwormplayer

MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!Jenny Phagan...hails from the great state of Texas and is excited to be joining The Earthworm P...
12/04/2014

MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!
Jenny Phagan
...hails from the great state of Texas and is excited to be joining The Earthworm Players for the first time. Some might call her an international star thanks to her appearance on the popular reenactment series I DIDN'T KNOW I WAS PREGNANT, which can be seen in Norway and around the globe. That's what her friend from high school told her anyway. You might also know her as Artie's mom, Amy Smalls from Disney's LIV AND MADDIE. Recent credits include THE NEWSROOM and IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA. Yay live theatre!

The cast is set! Join us for our last staged reading of the year! Friday December 12th at 8pm. FREE night of wonderful p...
12/03/2014

The cast is set! Join us for our last staged reading of the year! Friday December 12th at 8pm. FREE night of wonderful performances and holiday treats. See you then!

MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!Courtney J. Clark...hails from Louisiana. She loves her a good sushi dinner (preferably Sugarfi...
12/03/2014

MEET AN EARTHWORM PLAYER!
Courtney J. Clark
...hails from Louisiana. She loves her a good sushi dinner (preferably Sugarfish) and cant say no to red velvet cake. Whats most important to her is making a connection with people. You can catch her in THE LUCKY ONE and upcoming projects: MIND PUPPETS, THE MENTALIST and wait for it...wait for it...JURASSIC WORLD! RAWR

Earthworm Players [urth-wurm] [pley-er]: noun. of the earth, dirty, grounded, organic, playing in the thick of it.
11/21/2014

Earthworm Players [urth-wurm] [pley-er]: noun. of the earth, dirty, grounded, organic, playing in the thick of it.

11/20/2014

Follow us as we prep for our December Stage Play Reading on TWITTER: @EarthwormPlayer & INSTAGRAM: @EarthwormPlayer. Last show of the year!

Thanks to everyone who came out for last night's show!! We had a blast. Only one more show this year, our December stage...
11/08/2014

Thanks to everyone who came out for last night's show!! We had a blast. Only one more show this year, our December staged play reading. See you then! Beau Mirchoff Amanda Fuller Jeanine Mason Alex Sgambati

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