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Allen Evenson is a Partner, Producer, Presenter and Operation Manager for Theatrical Arts International Foundation (TAIF). Mr. Evenson has been one of the managers of the California Theatre of the Performing Arts since 1999 and Sturges Center for the Fine Arts since 2010. He was General Manager for Performance Riverside at the Landis Performing Arts Center for 20 years from 1977 through 1997.
Mr. Evenson served as presenter supporting the City of San Bernardino for numerous top headliners including Michael Bolton, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Penn & Teller, Young Frankenstein, Frankie Valli, Bernadette Peters, Beauty and the Beast, Blue Man Group, Les Miserables, The Producers, Rent, the Moscow Ballet and over 100 other shows.
Mr. Evenson is the executive producer of 16 stage-to-television productions shot live at the California Theatre and presented on the Showtime network starring such celebrities as Tom Arnold, Snoop Dogg, Louie Anderson and Jon Lovitz. Two stage-to-television productions were shot live at the California Theatre and presented on the Showtime network, The Latin Divas of Comedy and The Payaso Comedy Slam. He was executive producer of five movie features including Lady Windermere’s Fan, Enchanted Cottage and The Invisible Man
Along with TAIF producer Joseph Henson, Mr. Evenson has produced the national and international tours of Little Shop of Horrors, HMS Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado, The Christmas Box, Beauty and the Beast, Caution: Men at Work TAP, On Golden Pond with Jack Klugman appearing in over 160 cities in the US and five countries. Mr. Evenson has also produced numerous seasons at the Pechanga Resort and Casino, the Kodak (now Dolby) Theatre in Hollywood, the Center for the Arts Escondido and the California Theatre of the Performing Arts.
Mr. Evenson has provided technical expertise to Harmony Artists, Plan-B-Entertainment, The Big Bear Performing Arts Center, The Starlight Civic Light Opera, The Mission Inn, The Old Elsinore Theatre (in Salem Oregon), The McCallum Theatre, The Sinfonia Mexicana, Bakersfield Civic Light Opera, Performance Riverside at the Landis Performing Arts Center and the San Bernardino Civic Light Opera. Having begun his career in education he has kept the venues he has managed on the cutting edge of technology.
Mr. Evenson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from California State University, San Bernardino and a Masters Degree in Theatre from the University of California, Riverside.
Phone: (951) 757-2607
Joseph Henson is an experienced producer, writer and director of numerous film, television and stage productions for over 30 years.
Feature films include Court of Appeals (Writer/Director) The Invisible Man (Producer/Writer/Lead Director), The Enchanted Cottage (Lead Director, Producer Writer, Winner F.A.M.E. US International Film Fest, Riverside International Film Festival, Noho International Film Festival), Lady Windermere's Fan (Producer, Lead Director), W.I.B. (Producer), Shadows (Producer, Director, Writer).
His television producing credits for Showtime include Ian Bagg: Getting to F**king Know You, Monique Marvez: Not Skinny, Not Blonde, Bill Belamy's Ladies Night Out Comedy Tour, Melanie Cormarcho: Hello!, Anthony Clark: Ambiguous, Steve Trevino: Grandpa Joe's Son, Willie Barcena: I Gotta Be Honest, Jay Mohr: Funny for a Girl, Rita Rudner and 3 potential ex-husbands, Snoop Dogg presents The Bad Girls of Comedy, Louie Anderson Presents, Caroline Rhea & Friends, Tom Arnold: That's my Story and I'm Sticking to it, The Payaso Comedy Slam, The Latin Divas of Comedy.
Writing credits for feature films, The Invisible Man, The Enchanted Cottage (Anthony Rhine co-author) and Shadows Anthony Rhine (co-author).
For stage Joseph authored scripts for Mermaids (Anthony Rhine co-author) for (MGM On Stage) Zorro Live (Anthony Rhine co-author) with Zorro Productions Inc. Zoot Suit Riot (tour), Caution, Men at Work:Tap (national/international tours), La Bamba The Ritchie Valens Story, The Secret Garden, Cinderella, Paris (Ashley Evenson co-author) The Snow Queen (Ashley Evenson co-author) American Hot Wax, Titanic (musical).
Producing and directing credits for over 400 stage productions include, Disney's Little Mermaid, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Kodak Theatre) Pirates of Penzance (National Tour) HMS Pinafore (National Tour) The Mikado (National Tour), Richard Paul Evans The Christmas Box (National Tour) Little Shop of Horrors (National Tour) Caution: Men at Work: Tap (National/International Tour, The Will Rogers Follies (National Tour) Green Day's American Idiot, The Producers, The Diary of Anne Frank, Grease, Cirque Apogee, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Disney's Mary Poppins and hundreds of others.
Joseph is the creator/writer of the comic book series The Heroes of Echo Company (Geeky Award top 10 comic of the year).
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