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A cornucopia of theater events descends on L.A. over a single week in mid-June:

Theatre Communications Group National Conference

June 16-18

Annual conference of the nation's premier theater support organization, bringing hundreds of representatives from its 488 member not-for-profit theaters and 1,200 individuals nationwide. This year marks TCG's 50th anniversary, and the first time it has chosen L.A. as its host city.

Radar L.A. Festival

June 14-20

Festival of ensemble-based work from L.A. and abroad, co-organized by New York's Under the Radar Festival and L.A.'s Center Theatre Group and REDCAT

Hollywood Fringe

June 16-26

Second edition of this noncurated festival of theater, comedy and dance, all held within one square mile in Hollywood

National Asian American Theater Conference and Festival

June 16-26

Third annual festival featuring 16 productions by Asian-American companies and solo artists, plus symposia

Directors Lab West

June 11-18

Twelfth annual conference of workshops, panels and symposia for theater directors, at the Pasadena Playhouse

NEA/USC Arts Journalism Institute in Theater and Musical Theater

June 14-26

Workshop for two dozen theater critics from around the country

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