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The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:
The Brothers Size

5/30/2014 - 9/14/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 7/31/2014)

Shirley Jo Finney, director of the Fountain Theatre’s multiple award-winning production of In the Red and Brown Water in 2012, returns to direct the second play in Tarell Alvin McCraney's “Brother/Sister Plays” trilogy. “Powerful acting leads the way in this richly emotional work by Tarell Alvin McCraney. It is a real winner and one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE

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The Antaeus Company - North Hollywood - Presents:
The Curse of Oedipus

6/12/2014 - 8/10/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 7/31/2014)

A curse lies upon the land of Thebes and its ill-fated rulers that reiterates generation upon generation. Casey Stangl directs the world premiere of The Curse of Oedipus, written by Kenneth Cavander and developed by The Antaeus Company.

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SheerNerve Prods. & BuyArt - Los Angeles - Presents:
Sacred Elephant

7/24/2014 - 8/17/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 7/31/2014)

The continued existence of elephants in the coming decades is open to question. Attention must be paid, as the fate of the elephants casts a reflection on what will happen to us.

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Broken Hand Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:
In A Dark Dark House

7/23/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 7/31/2014)

Two estranged brothers face off in search of the truth about the troubled legacy of their shared past. Larry Moss directs the Los Angeles premiere of In A Dark Dark House by Neil LaBute, July 26 thru Aug. 31 at the Matrix Theatre.

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Coeurage Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:

7/11/2014 - 8/17/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/1/2014)

Adapted by Jeremy Lelliott from Shakespeare's original horror play "The Lamentable Tragedy of Titus Andronicus."

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Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov

7/18/2014 - 9/21/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/1/2014)

Chekhov’s last play and one of his greatest works. A dramatic comic ode to a passing way of life. This lively, touching play illuminates the joys of a new world being born, the sorrows of an old world passing away and the timelessness of the human condition.

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Theatricum Botanicum Repertory - Topanga - Presents:

6/7/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/2/2014)

June 7-Sept. 28, Main Stage Welcome to a bold, new “Lear” for the 21st century. Actress Ellen Geer assumes the title role as aging Queen Lear who divides her kingdom to test the loyalty of her three loving sons. With its daring reversal of genders, Theatricum’s “Lear” is an insightful meditation on power, love, aging, and the role of men and women in society.

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Breakdown Services and Performing Arts - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:
State of the Arts Radio Series

4/3/2014 - 12/18/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 7/31/2014)

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!

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Shakespeare by the Sea - Irvine - Presents:
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - Irvine Valley College

Friday, 8/1/2014

An agonizing prince, a counterfeit king, duplicitous queen, a tragic heroine, a troupe of actors and a ghost are woven into dramatic tale without equal.

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Coachella Valley Repertory - Rancho Mirage - Presents:
Happy Hour

8/2/2014 - 8/3/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/2/2014)

A world premiere staged reading starring Gavin MacLeod (television's Mary Tyler Moore and The Love Boat) and Michael Shaw, Artistic Director of Dezart Performs

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Tim Robbins, Director - Culver City - Presents:
"A Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Tim Robbins

7/24/2014 - 8/30/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 7/31/2014)

The Actors' Gang Returns to LA with "A Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Tim Robbins For a month this summer, The Actors’ Gang, the renowned Los Angeles based ensemble theatre company, will perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Actors’ Gang Theater in Culver City.

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The Inkwell Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:

7/24/2014 - 8/16/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 7/31/2014)

When the patriarch of an Italian family is in his last days, relatives gather in Tuscany to celebrate life, love, and to rediscover the bonds that hold them together.

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Rogue Machine Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:

7/25/2014 - 8/9/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 7/31/2014)

A relentless snowstorm strands father and son with only their RV for protection. Survival plans become paramount, temperatures drop, and food begins to run out as this powerful and gripping situation burrows below the surface of their relationship…during what might become their final days together.

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Skylight Theatre Company - Beverly Hills - Presents:
The Sexual Life of Savages

7/27/2014 - 8/10/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 8/3/2014)

"How many people have you slept with?" Everyman Hal is about to discover all the baggage this answer will entail. With fierce humor and candor, The Sexual Life of Savages follows the lives of a group of young people thrust into a new sexual era and forced to come to terms with its shifting definitions of tolerance, empathy, and morality.

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Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:
Festival of Living Art!

8/2/2014 - 9/6/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/2/2014)

Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group is proud to bring the world's greatest paintings, sculpture and popular art to pulsating-life on stage.

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The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:
A Streetcar Named Desire

7/25/2014 - 9/7/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/1/2014)

The Group Rep presents Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire directed by L. Flint Esquerra, produced by Kellie Brook Malone for the Group Rep. This Pulitzer Prize and Drama Critics Circle Award-winning play famously recounts how the faded and promiscuous Blanche DuBois is pushed over the edge by her sexy and brutal brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski.

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Josepel LLC - Santa Monica - Presents:
New Eyes

Sunday, 8/3/2014

"NEW EYES", 4 YEAR SMASH-HIT ONE WOMAN SHOW BACK AT SANTA MONICA PLAYHOUSE 18 characters, 2 countries, 1 Israeli woman's struggle to maintain her identity in America

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Shakespeare by the Sea - Encino - Presents:
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - Los Encinos State Historic Park

Wednesday, 8/6/2014

An agonizing prince, a counterfeit king, duplicitous queen, a tragic heroine, a troupe of actors and a ghost are woven into dramatic tale without equal.

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Shakespeare in The Vines - Temecula - Presents:
The Tempest

8/7/2014 - 8/23/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 8/7/2014)

Shakespeare in The Vines presents "The Tempest" under the stars at Europa Village Winery. The Tempest is one of William Shakespeare's most enjoyable and magical plays. It's stormy, seductive – you might even call it tempestuous.

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Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:
Spring Awakening

8/8/2014 - 8/11/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/8/2014)

Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening is a rock musical adaptation of Frank Wedekind's 1891 expressionist play about the trials and tribulations, and the exhilaration of the teen years.

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Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:
Time Stands Still

8/8/2014 - 9/6/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/8/2014)

A moving story of relationships, mid-life crises and the ties of friendship, written by Donald Margulies. After barely surviving a bomb blast in Iraq, photojournalist Sarah Goodwin returns home into the care of her long-time lover James. Sarah is caught off guard by his desire for family and amused by the simple domestic life pursued by Richard, her editor, and his much younger girlfriend Mandy.

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Shakespeare by the Sea - Manhattan Beach - Presents:
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - Polliwog Park

Friday, 8/8/2014

An agonizing prince, a counterfeit king, duplicitous queen, a tragic heroine, a troupe of actors and a ghost are woven into dramatic tale without equal.

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Zombie Joe - Los Angeles - Presents:
URBAN DEATH at Los Angeles Halloween Convention

8/9/2014 - 8/10/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/9/2014)

Urban Death at ScareLA Los Angeles Halloween Convention at LA Mart Buy ticket before the event and save 20%! See TICKET link below: Use discount code: ZJUSCARE to save 20% off admission

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John Perrin Flynn and Brenda Davidson - Los Angeles - Presents:

6/14/2014 - 8/10/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 8/10/2014)

Let the games begin! With a nod to reality TV and homage paid to the Greeks, this snarling black comedy journeys through atonement and redemption…as only Enda Walsh could write it.

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Shakespeare by the Sea - Laguna Niguel - Presents:
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - Crown Valley Park

Sunday, 8/10/2014

An agonizing prince, a counterfeit king, duplicitous queen, a tragic heroine, a troupe of actors and a ghost are woven into dramatic tale without equal.

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Shakespeare by the Sea - South Pasadena - Presents:
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - Garfield Park

Wednesday, 8/13/2014

An agonizing prince, a counterfeit king, duplicitous queen, a tragic heroine, a troupe of actors and a ghost are woven into dramatic tale without equal.

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Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:

8/13/2014 - 9/4/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/13/2014)

Written by Dennis Richard and based on the bristling and explosive actual interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald, this play delivers one of the most engrossing battles ever brought to the stage. A defiant, 24-year-old, tight-lipped young man goes up against the best homicide detective in the Dallas Police Department. “…adeptly crafted work.” – Ernest Kearney

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Shakespeare by the Sea - San Pedro - Presents:
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark - Point Fermin Park

6/19/2014 - 8/15/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/15/2014)

An agonizing prince, a counterfeit king, duplicitous queen, a tragic heroine, a troupe of actors and a ghost are woven into dramatic tale without equal.

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South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:
The Tempest

8/29/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/29/2014)

A hit both in Las Vegas and the East Coast, The Tempest is a coming together of a creative dream team. This is more than just a play, it's an event to behold!

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La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:
Kingdom City

9/4/2014 - 10/5/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 9/4/2014)

By Sheri Wilner Directed by Jackson Gay A 20th CENTURY CLASSIC INCITES A 21st CENTURY SHOWDOWN When displaced New York director Miriam finds herself in Kingdom City, Missouri, she reluctantly agrees to direct a high school production of The Crucible. The play unlocks the students’ unspoken desires, creating a firestorm in this small Christian town.

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La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts - La Mirada - Presents:
Good People

9/5/2014 - 10/4/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)

In South Boston, this month's paycheck covers last month's bills, bingo is a night on the town, and sharp-tongued single-mom Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job. Scrambling to make ends meet, she looks up an old flame, hoping he'll help her make a fresh start in this humor-filled drama from Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire about how twists of fate determine our path. * Contains mature language and themes.

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Kentwood Players - Los Angeles - Presents:

7/12/2014 - 10/18/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/12/2014)

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for “ORPHANS” by Lyle Kessler on Saturday, July 12, 2014, from 12:00-4:00pm and Sunday, July 13, from 6:00-9:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue, Westchester, CA 90045. Production dates are September 12 to October 18, 2014 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm with Sunday matinees at 2pm. The production is directed by Kathy Dershimer and produced by Susan Goldman Weisbarth by special arrangement with Paradigm Talent Agency.

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Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:
Kiss Me, Kate

9/16/2014 - 10/12/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 9/16/2014)

Wayne Brady Starring In KISS ME, KATE Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Bella and Samuel Spewack Directed by Sheldon Epps

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Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:
Ghost in the Meadow

9/26/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/26/2014)

Fans of old fashioned ghost stories will enjoy this creepy thriller by Joe Simonelli. When two sisters relocate from Manhattan to an old farm house in upstate New York, they soon realize that they may not be alone in the house. An old boyfriend drops in to visit, and when the strange occurrences continue he calls on the services of a psychic colleague to try to quell the restless spirits.

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The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:
The Royale

10/4/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/4/2014)

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