Richard Knolla, portraying a weary emergency room physician, are among the actors starring in online theatre productions for the Together LA Festival.

Alternative Theatre Los Angeles (ATLA) in association with LA Stage Alliance (LASA) presents “Together LA: A Virtual Stage Festival” celebrating the vibrant and diverse intimate theatre scene of the greater Los Angeles area.

The festival begins tonight, Oct. 1, and will continue through Oct. 17. The productions are free to the public to stream via

Each night of theatre begins at 7 p.m.

“While the doors to our theaters may be shut, our artists continue to innovate and utilize new technology to serve Los Angeles and promote the importance of theatre. Join us as we celebrate works that are created specifically for a virtual format,” an ATLA spokesman said.

“Over the course of three weekends, thirty-four (34) of ATLA theatre companies will showcase 10-minute works, digitally produced and virtually shared. Each evening will be hosted by celebrity guests,” including Ian Alexander, Parvesh Cheena, Drew Droege, Amy Hill and Del Shores.

Participating theatre companies include: 24th Street Theatre, Actors Co-op, Ammunition Theatre Company, Celebration Theatre, Chance Theater, Coin and Ghost, Company of Angels, Echo Theater Company, Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA, IAMA Theatre Company, Impro Theatre, Independent Shakespeare Company, Interact Theatre Company, Lower Depth Theatre Ensemble, Macha Theatre, Open Fist Theatre Company, Ophelia’s Jump Productions, Pacific Resident Theatre, Playwrights’ Arena, Rogue Machine Theatre, Sacred Fools Theater Company, Sierra Madre Playhouse, Skylight Theatre Company, The 6th Act, The Fountain Theatre, The Group Rep Theatre, The Inkwell Theater, The New American Theatre, The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, The Road Theatre Company, The Victory Theatre Center, Theatre of NOTE, Theatre West and Whitefire Theatre.

Tickets are free, but reservations are required. Donations are invited to benefit Color of Change. For more information, visit