February 22 - March 24, 2019


Written by Jonathan Caren

Directed by Whitney White

February 22 - March 24, 2019

Theatre 4 | Produced in association with IAMA Theatre

What does it mean to be driven by purpose? What happens when purpose collides with ideals? Canyon, a driving new play by rising playwright Jonathan Caren, writer of the Ovation winning "THE RECOMMENDATION," takes a look at what happens when the lives of two families are rocked by an unpredictable accident. We meet a newlywed couple and a Mexican father and son as they all try their best to find a better view. A look at gender, citizenship, and the costs of trying to live a conventional, American life.


[a] sharply observed and suspenseful new dark comedy… shrewd humor,

and the actors take an infectious pleasure in sending up uncomfortably relatable characters

while also making their choices seem plausible throughout the many twists of the plot”

— Margaret Gray, Los Angeles Times

“WOW!… EXPLOSIVE… performances could not be finer… razor-sharp direction… playwright Caren proves himself a master at keeping an audience on the edge of their seats while providing plenty of food for thought. Expect to be riveted throughout.”

— Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA

“TERRIFIC, TIGHTLY PLOTTED…plungeshead long into the territory of the current time…

played with gusto by a first class cast of superb actors… inspired direction”

— Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes

“SPLASH SELECTION… A SUPERB depiction of ordinary people

who face extraordinary challenges.”

— Elaine Mura, LA Splash

“[SENSITIVE AND CHALLENGING]… With a kind of diabolical genius,

Caren intertwines all these characters in a whirlwind of secrets,pretenses,

self-congratulation, doubt and accusation… director Whitney White integrates these

six life stories with aplomb… The ensemble is absolutely superb and flawles.”

— Eric Gordon, People’s World

“NUANCED AND BRILLIANT… explores the idealized L.A. melting pot…

well-paced and sharply written”

— Francisco Reyes,Living Out Loud

“VISCERAL… an explosive evening… timely.”

— Leigh Kennicott, Showmag

“POIGNANT… INTRICATE… exposes the dichotomy of those living in

two different tax brackets and two differentskincolors

—Steve Vargas, USC Annenberg Media

“TIMELY, POIGNANT… no one comes out as a winner, except for the audience.”

— Jill Weinlein, On Stage

“A GREAT SHOW… a ballet of different perspectives

and thoughts… really good acting”

— Patrick Chavis, LA Theatre Bites



Stefanie Black

Luca Oriel

Geoffrey Rivas

Brandon Scott

Adam Shapiro

Christine Woods


Scenic Designer: Daniel Soule

Asst. Scenic Designer: Ryan Wilbat

Costume Designer: Melissa Trn

Lighting Designer: R. S. Buck

Sound Designer: Jeff Gardner

Stage Manager: Robert Mahaffie

Stage Manager: Lucy Houlihan

Props Master: Michael O'Hara

Assistant Director: Colleen Labella



Preview Week:

February 22, 2019 at 8pm

February 23, 2019 at 8pm

February 24, 2019 at 4pm


Opening Night

February 28, 2019 at 8pm




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