Theater Biography and Articles

Theater Companies

Tohubohu Extreme Theatre! 

Rachel Rosenthal Company 2004 - present day

Yes And… - 2007- 2010

Fauve Conspiracy - 2005 - 2007

The Invisible Theater”

(Men’s Theater for Men) - 1999 - 2007

CommiT 

(Camille Maurine’s Moving Theater) - 1999 - 2007


Performances & Productions

2019  

“Tohubohu! Extreme Theatre” - Improv Monthly productions

2018 

“Tohubohu! Extreme Theatre” - Improv Monthly productions

2017 

“Big Brother Hamlet” - Fredrick Loewe Theatre, Redlands - March & April 2017 

“Big Brother Hamlet” - Edinburgh Festival Fringe - August 2017

“Tohubohu! Extreme Theatre” - Improv Monthly productions

2016  

“Tohubohu! Extreme Theatre” - Improv Monthly productions

2015  

“The Longest Winter” Rachel Rosenthal company.

“Tohubohu! Extreme Theatre” - Improv Monthly productions 

2014 

“Planet Queer: Night of the Puppets!” (A Birdie Told Me), Akbar, Aug 19

“Iceland” - Opera Overtone Industries, REDCAT Theater, July 

“Tohubohu! Extreme Theatre” - Improv Monthly productions

2013  

“Homo-Harvest: Gayratitude” - Spirit Studio, Silverlake

"SHIFT" production with Johannas Giordonni's Installation - NYE+BROWN GALLERY

“Nora & I” (Reworking of Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House”) - Theatre Royal Winchester, UK

“Gay May Days” (Soft Man) - Spirit Studios, Silverlake, May 3-5

“Tohubohu! Extreme Theatre” - Improv Monthly productions

2012  

“Somnambulae: Sleepwalkers” (Sweet Shop) Fall 10 Week - Espace DbD Theater, Oct.

“Internal Bleeding” (Memory is a Strange Thing, Male Order Bride, Split) Spring 10 Week Espace DbD Theater, April

“The Penis Monologues” So Cal Solos: Performance Identities - U of R, Jan.

“Tohubohu! Extreme Theatre” - Improv Monthly productions

2010  

“George Herms & Tohubohu! Extreme Theater” Rosenthal Theatre, June

“The Oedipus Project” Fredrick Loewe Theatre, Redlands, May

“Time, Space, Universe” (2 Be or Not 2 Be) (Dating Game in Tap) - Espace DbD Theater, Feb-Mar

“Tohubohu! Extreme Theatre” - Improv Monthly productions

2009  

“Amuse-Bouche” - Improv April, May, June - Espace Dbd, Los Angeles.

“Une Semaine de Bonte: Water, Fire, Blood” (Dive #1,2,3) May - Espace Dbd Theater

2008  

“OUT of the BOX” - Yes-And Productions, Nov., The Attic Theater, L.A.

“Terra Incognita” (Clown Kings) Direction Rachel Rosenthal - Espace DbD Theater, Aug

2007  

“Alchemy Between Men” (Softman, Unicorn #1,2,3) - Invisible Theater #10, Nature Friends, Sierra Madre, Sept
“Tiny Boxes” - Max 10, Electric Lodge, Venice Beach, Feb.

2006  

“Getting Gaily Psychological This Solstice!” - Highways Performance Space, Dec. “Arboretum” (Weeping Willow, Topiary: The Tree Elite) - Artistic Direction Rachel     Rosenthal, Highways Performance Space, Dec.

“Men: Their Dreams and Desires” (Zig Zag Man , Sandman Top) - Invisible Theater # 9,    Sierra Madre, Sept.

“Timeless” (Catnip Pig, Art Angel) - Rachel Rosenthal Studio, Los Angeles, May
"No Stranger" - CoMMiT, Continuum, Santa Monica, CA. May

2005  

"Holiday Spirits" - CoMMiT, Continuum, Sant Monica, CA. Dec. 

“Hero’s Journey” - (Sal Mander) - Invisible Theater #8, Nature Friends, Sierra Madre

2004  

“Men and the Animal Spirits Within Them” (Raven and Whale), Invisible Theater #7, Sept

2003 “Once Upon a Time…. Fairy Tales, Retouched” (3 Little Pigs) - Invisible Theater #6, Sept

2002  

“The Penis Monologues” - The little Red Box, Seattle, Oct.

“The Twelve Signs of the Zodiac” (Scorpio: The Penis Monologues) - Invisible Theater #5,   Sierra Madre, Sept

"Open Secrets”~ Improvisations on the Light and Shadow of Love - Summer

2001  

“A Journey Through the Tarot ”(Wheel of Fortune) - Invisible Theater #4, Sierra Madre, Sept

"Naked Moment" - Wild and tender musings on life, the universe, and everything. July

2000  

“Perturbations” - CoMMiT, Santa Monica, May, June

1999  

“Love, Death, Power” - CoMMiT, Santa Monica, Feb

Collected Articles and Publications

2015 Artillery “In Memoriam: Rachel Rosenthal” (1926-2015), Betty Ann Brown, 6/30/2015

https://artillerymag.com/memoriam-rachel-rosenthal/


Fabrik “Commentary: Fall Performance and the Art of Conversation”, Jacki Apple, 10/14/2015 https://fabrikmagazine.com/fall-performance-and-the-art-of-conversation/


2014 Stage and Cinema (.com) “Los Angeles Theater Preview: Instant Fairy Tales: The Longest Winter (Rachel Rosenthal Company), Expect the Unexpected” Tom Chaits, January 21, 2014  https://www.stageandcinema.com/2014/01/21/instant-fairy-tales-longest-winter/ 


“Overtone Industries Presents Iceland at the Redcat’s Now Festival 2014 https://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/article/Overtone-Industries-to-Present-ICELAND-at-REDCATs-NOW-Festival-2014-724-26-20140703


2011 Artillery “Cultural Treasure” by Betty Ann Brown pg. 40 Vol 6 issue 1, Sept/Oct 2011 (cover)


2010 Los Angeles Times “Rachel Rosenthal work goes to the dogs (but in a good way)”, Culture Monster, Josef Woodard, July 11. https://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2010/07/courting-and-embracing-the-unexpected-comes-naturally-to-octogenarian-iconoclast-rachel-rosenthal-whose-work-blends-experime.html


“Tohubohu! With George Herms -Rachel Rosenthal Company”, Thomas Hampton, July 7. https://createcreateus.wordpress.com/2010/07/07/thomas-hampton-reviews-tohubohu-with-george-herms-rachel-rosenthal-company/


2009 White hot Magazine “ Soldiers of the Zeitgeist: Rachel Rosenthal’s Improvisational Performance Art Troupe” Betty Ann Brown, December 2009 - https://whitehotmagazine.com/articles/2009-rachel-rosenthal-tohubohu-/1991