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The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Twelfth Night6/21/2015 - 7/26/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
Everything we love about Shakespeare—romance, music, poetry, laughter, swordplay, great characters, and even a girl in pants!—is in Twelfth Night, one of the Bard’s true comic masterpieces.
INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. - Los Angeles - Presents:Romeo & Juliet (Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival)6/25/2015 - 7/26/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
This summer INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. presents its imaginative and soul-stirring take on the most famous love story of all time, Shakespeare’s ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Independent Shakespeare Co.’s Artistic Director Melissa Chalsma.
Shakespeare in the Vines - Temecula - Presents:Romeo and Juliet - Shakespeare in the Vines7/9/2015 - 7/25/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 7/9/2015)
“These violent delights have violent ends, And in their triumph die, like fire and powder, Which, as they kiss, consume.”
Directed by Wendi Johnson
Shakespeare by the Sea - San Pedro - Presents:As You Like It6/18/2015 - 8/22/2015 (next performance: Friday, 7/10/2015)
A tale of a love so grand all the rules are broken.
Mistaken identity and intrigue take center stage in this comedy beneath the trees of the Forest of Arden. "All the world's a stage," wrote the Bard, and that stage comes to life as good Duke Senior lives an idyllic life as a castaway of the court...along with those with enough folly to flee their lives of luxury for dirt and trees.
The Rainbow Theatre Co. in assn. with Edgemar Center for the Arts - Santa Monica - Presents:Train to Zakopané5/1/2015 - 8/2/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
The fact-based story of a Jewish businessman's romance in 1928 with an anti-Semitic Polish nurse.
“TRAIN TO ZAKOPANE is a powerful play with powerful performances. It is one of our FEATURED events. Tanna Frederick as Katia turns in an Award worthy performance. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Oedipus Machina5/30/2015 - 7/26/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
Director Ron Sossi puts a unique stamp on Ellen McLaughlin’s acclaimed adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus in a new production from Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and KOAN. Oedipus Machina opens on May 30 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A.
Rogue Machine Theatre/John Perrin Flynn - Los Angeles - Presents:"A Permanent Image" by Samuel D. Hunter6/6/2015 - 7/20/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
"The cast is terrific. Anne Gee Byrd (Carol) turns in an award worthy performance that should be seen. It is worth the price of admission to see her at work." - Performing Arts LIVE
Shakespeare by the Sea - San Pedro - Presents:The Tempest6/25/2015 - 8/21/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 7/9/2015)
Be swept ashore along with Shakespeare’s crew of valiant and conniving castaways masters and servants, loved and lovelorn. Join this cast of exiles in a magic-filled adventure that will keep you guessing until then end, when your clapping will release The Bard in us all.
Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:The Homecoming by Harold Pinter5/30/2015 - 7/26/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
Harold Pinter's Tony Award winning play returns to Los Angeles for the first time in over a decade. Set in 1960's North London, Teddy returns home to introduce his wife to the family, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Lamplighters Community Theatre - La Mesa - Presents:84 Charing Cross Road6/26/2015 - 7/19/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
Lamplighters kicks off its 78th season with a beautiful drama about letters between a young struggling writer in New York and an antiquarian book store in London.
InterACT Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:All American Girl7/1/2015 - 7/26/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
Playwright Wendy Graf (No Word In Guyanese for Me) explores the journey of an “all American girl” (Annika Marks and Jeanne Syquia, alternating) as she develops from innocent youth to radicalized extremist. Anita Khanzadian directs the world premiere of All American Girl for InterACT Theatre Company, opening July 3 at the Lounge Theatre in Hollywood.
Theatre Planners - Los Angeles - Presents:Off the King's Road6/19/2015 - 8/2/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
Golden Globe Award-winning, Academy Award-nominated actress Amy Madigan directs the West Coast premiere of a new play by former publicist/talent manager/producer-turned-playwright Neil Koenigsberg. Off the King’s Road opens June 27 as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre.
Studio C Artists - Los Angeles - Presents:In The Basement6/12/2015 - 7/25/2015 (next performance: Friday, 7/10/2015)
Studio C Artists is proud to present the next in their one act “room” series… IN THE BASEMENT. This collection of 8 brand new short plays, presented across two nights, all take place in a basement setting. There is a nice mix of comedy & drama IN THE BASEMENT - “Wait ’til you see what’s down there!”
Rochelle Rossman - Hollywood - Presents:The History Boys by Alan Bennett7/3/2015 - 7/19/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
The History Boys follows the senior year of eight history students in the north of England as they try to crack admission to Oxford and Cambridge.
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:Much Ado About Nothing Saturday, 7/11/2015
On a designated Saturday each month, Shakespeare Aloud will host a free reading of each of Shakespeare’s 37 plays, one per month until the entire canon is complete. Community members are warmly invited to participate as readers (no experience or audition required) or as audience members.
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum - Topanga - Presents:Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum “Americana” Repertory Season 6/6/2015 - 10/3/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 7/5/2015)
Spectacular venue under Topanga oaks and unrivaled variety of theatrical offerings make Theatricum a must-go summer destination for Angelenos and tourists alike.
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts Live.com - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series2/26/2015 - 12/31/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 7/9/2015)
Presented by Breakdown Services and sponsored in part by Performing Arts Live for its fourth, critically acclaimed broadcast year, State of the Arts is hosted by Los Angeles theatre professionals Michael Sterling & Paul Stroili whose astute, entertaining, and slightly irreverent personalities have made them internet sensations!
Shakespeare by the Sea - Rancho Palos Verdes - Presents:As You Like It - Hesse Park Sunday, 7/12/2015
A tale of a love so grand all the rules are broken.
LA LGBT Center, Victoria Mudd, & Elizabeth Yng-Wong - Hollywood - Presents:Stanley Ann: The Unlikely Story of Barack Obama's Mother7/7/2015 - 7/26/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 7/7/2015)
A world premiere play by Mike Kindle, directed by Mark Bringelson, performed by Ann Noble.
Scripps Ranch Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Out On A Limb - New Plays From America's Finest City7/10/2015 - 7/19/2015 (next performance: Friday, 7/10/2015)
Scripps Ranch Theatre presents Out on a Limb – New Plays from America’s Finest City. This annual play-development program is designed to feature brand new one-act plays written by San Diego playwrights with a San Diego theme in mind. Each year, three winning one-act plays are read, work-shopped, and produced at SRT on the campus of Alliant Int’l University in Scripps Ranch. This is the only program of its kind in San Diego.
Peter Hedges - Los Angeles - Presents:Imagining Brad7/9/2015 - 7/25/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 7/9/2015)
In this absurd, poignant, uncomfortably funny play written by Academy Award nominated Peter Hedges, two women grow a unique friendship of compassion, support, and survival. Imagining Brad beautifully reveals the often-disquieting dynamics in the relationship of men and women in contemporary society.
Kentwood Players - Los Angeles - Presents:Ravenscroft7/11/2015 - 10/17/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 7/11/2015)
Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for Don Nigro’s Gothic thriller “Ravenscroft” on Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 10am-3pm and on Sunday, July 12 from 7-10pm. Callbacks will be held on Monday, July 13 at 7pm.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Bent7/15/2015 - 8/23/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 7/15/2015)
Martin Sherman’s profound love story takes audiences into the deepest, darkest moments of one man’s fight to survive gay persecution in 1930s Germany. In the first major U.S. revival since its Broadway premiere in 1979, Moisés Kaufman directs this startling and moving play that illustrates how love can transcend persecution, no matter the cost.
Shakespeare by the Sea - Hermosa Beach - Presents:The Tempest - Hermosa BeachWednesday, 7/15/2015
Sterling Venue Ventures - Beverly Hills - Presents:Rent7/16/2015 - 7/26/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 7/16/2015)
Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the TONY Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.
Elite Theatre Company - Oxnard - Presents:Breach by Tom Baum - World Premier7/17/2015 - 8/2/2015 (next performance: Friday, 7/17/2015)
When psychiatrist Adam Ferris dies from a gunshot in his office, Jill Jardine takes over his practice. Ferris, who was Jill’s mentor, had things to hide, though. As Jill begins to meet and treat his patients, details of their lives begin to raise suspicions about which one of his patients killed him.
Shakespeare by the Sea - Lakewood - Presents:As You Like It - Monte Verde ParkFriday, 7/17/2015
Love knows no rules and plot follows no formula in Shakespeare’s pastoral set play. Mistaken identity and intrigue take center stage in this comedy beneath the trees of the Forest of Arden.
Fringe Theatre Company & Extra Dry Martini Productions - North Hollywood - Presents:BARE NAKED ANGELS: Angels Unabated7/17/2015 - 8/9/2015 (next performance: Friday, 7/17/2015)
Fringe Theatre Company and Extra Dry Martini Productions present Bare Naked Angels: Angels Unabated, written and performed by the cast, directed by Stacy Ann Raposa, produced by Raposa and Sarah Kelly. Bare Naked Angels is an eclectic group of artists dedicated to storytelling in a way that moves, touches and inspires.
Coeurage Theatre Company - Burbank - Presents:Failure: A Love Story7/18/2015 - 8/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 7/18/2015)
Coeurage Theatre Company, LA’s ‘Pay What You Want’ Company, presents the Los Angeles premiere of "Failure: A Love Story" by Philip Dawkins, directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews.
Shakespeare by the Sea - Newport Beach - Presents:The Tempest - Bonita Canyon Sports ParkSaturday, 7/18/2015