"Long ago, Richard Loring told me, "Go where you are honored."
For me, that means living and working where you are liked and respected.
For me, that means spending time around actors and in the theater."

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Marvin Kaplan’s new plays and productions

Talented, creative, and energetic, you never know what Marvin Kaplan is up to next! A prolific and dedicated actor, writer, and producer, Marvin, born in 1927, recently produced a full-length film Watch Out for Slick, wrote and created a musical set in the wild West A Good House for a Killing, and regularly acts in Theatre West productions.


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Our Beloved Marvin Kaplan has Passed Away25-Aug-2016

Marvin died of natural causes on Wednesday 8/25/16 in the Providence Tarzana Hospital in Tarzana, CA. ..

New Musical and Book "Bluebeard's Eighth Wife" 15-Feb-2014

Marvin is currently writing the book and lyrics of a new musical called "Bluebeard's Eighth Wife"! C.A.R.T.'..

From the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences: Retire from Show Biz? No Thanks23-Apr-2013

On January 31st, 2013 Marvin participated in a meet and greet with five successful actors who debuted when T..

Retire at 65? No Thank You!01-Feb-2013

Marvin speaks on a panel with Kaye Ballard, Pat Carroll, Jerry Lewis, Anne Jeffreys, and Charlotte Rae at th..

Marvin Directs "Harvey" Reading09-Dec-2012

On December 9th, 2012 at the Theater West in Hollywood, CA Marvin directed a reading of "Harvey". Below is ..

Photos from The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences26-Nov-2012

Check out these great photos from the The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences when the Stars Came Out to..

Interview with On Screen & Beyond06-Nov-2012

Visit http://www.onscreenandbeyond.com/podcast/osb236MKaplan.mp3 to listen to Episode #236 of On Screen & Be..

The Stars Come Out to pay homage to a vintage Hollywood film. 09-Jul-2012

On July 9, 2012 the Academy of Motion Picture Art's and Science's six-film “The Last 70mm Film Festival&rd..

The Public Can Now Donate to the Kaplan-Loring Foundation03-Apr-2012

Marvin Kaplan is pleased to announce that – for the first time since its founding in 2008 – the publ..

Marvin Kaplan’s A Good House for a Killing Receives Rave Review 14-Jan-2012

Created by Marvin Kaplan, A Good House for a Killing, debuted at the California Artists Radio Theatre in July 20..

Watch Out for Slick Wins Award at 2011 Las Vegas Film Festival01-Aug-2011

In July 2011, the Las Vegas Film Festival honored Marvin Kaplan’s full-length "grey comedy" film, Watc..

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