A long forgotten stage and amphitheater in Elysian Park came back to life Tuesday morning thanks to an actress and a recreation center for people with disabilities. Children took to the stage of the Elysian Park Therapeutic Recreation Center to perform “A Thanksgiving Story” under the direction of Alejandra Flores, an actress and founder of the Los Angeles Theatre Academy. It was the first performance on that stage in about 30 years.
The stage faces an outdoor amphitheatre located down the road from the Los Angeles Police Academy. Flores came across the performance space by accident, she told La Opinion (story in Spanish):
Photo: Christine Peters