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Center Theatre Group - Culver City - Presents:Straight White Men11/20/2015 - 12/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
When Ed and his three adult sons come together to celebrate Christmas, they enjoy cheerful trash-talking, pranks, and takeout Chinese before confronting a problem that even being a happy family can’t solve: when identity matters, and privilege is problematic, what is the value of being a straight white man? Obie Award-winning playwright Young Jean Lee defies expectations with ...
Diversionary Theatre Productions - San Diego - Presents:Bright Half Life10/29/2015 - 11/29/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
From an anonymous elevator ride, through a steamy workplace romance, heartburn, children, family, skydiving and ferris wheels, Vicky and Erica’s relationship is revealed through snapshot scenes ricocheting back and forth over a 40 year period. Time collapses, expands, flips and somersaults in this dynamic exploration of what comprises a life with another person.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:Indecent11/13/2015 - 12/10/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
“There are many moments of brilliance in this stellar production. The cast and musicians are exceptional and are masterfully directed in this captivating look back at an important time in theater history. INDECENT is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
The Hudson Theatres - Los Angeles - Presents:The Money Fi$h10/1/2015 - 12/20/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 11/28/2015)
From Army Airborne Ranger to commercial fisherman in Alaska: the true story of one man's harrowing journey to a better life. The Money Fi$h, an unforgettable true story at the Hudson Theatres in Hollywood.
LA LGBT Center & Sixth Avenue - Hollywood - Presents:Hit the Wall9/15/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Friday, 12/4/2015)
“An incredibly talented cast tells this powerful story of historical significance. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Revolution starts with a hot night out. "Hit the Wall" focuses on the wild and enigmatic first night of the Stonewall riots, placing the audience right in the center of the conflict. Directed by Ken Sawyer. West Coast Premiere.
San Diego Repertory Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Oldest Boy11/12/2015 - 12/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
San Diego REPertory Theatre’s “The Oldest Boy”
This delicate comic drama weaves together music, dance, puppetry, intimate moments and infinite meanings. The result is a richly emotional journey filled with laughter and tears of joy.
The Oldest Boy is an extraordinary new play from a one- of-a-kind playwright about walking the tightrope between loving and letting go.
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Awake and Sing!9/26/2015 - 1/31/2016 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
Gritty, passionate, funny and heartbreaking, Awake and Sing! by Clifford Odets continues to resonate 80 years after its 1935 premiere by the Group Theatre. Director Elina de Santos and lead actress Marilyn Fox return to the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble with a 20th anniversary revival of the smash Odyssey production that ran for nine months in 1994-95, opening on Sept. 26.
The Antaeus Company - North Hollywood - Presents:Uncle Vanya10/8/2015 - 12/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya bursts with passion and fierce humor in Pulitzer Prize and three-time Obie Award-winning playwright Annie Baker’s colloquial translation, adapted from a literal translation by Margarita Shalina and the original Russian text. The Antaeus Theatre Company presents the West Coast premiere of Baker’s fresh new version in a fully partner-cast production.
J.U.S.T. TOYS Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:TOYS: A Dark Fairy Tale11/5/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
J.U.S.T. TOYS Productions presents the world premiere of TOYS:A Dark Fairy Tale written by Samuel French Award-winning playwright Saviana Stanescu, directed by internationally renowned director Gabor Tompa, and starring Tunde Skovran and Julia Ubrankovics.
Rogue Machine Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Need to Know10/25/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 11/28/2015)
Rogue Machine presents the WORLD PREMIERE of NEED TO KNOW by Jonathan Caren Directed by Bart DeLorenzo
"The acting doesn't get any better that this. GO!" Performing Arts LIVE
Creating Arts Company - Santa Monica - Presents:It’s a Wonderful Life11/15/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 11/29/2015)
A Jr. Broadway Interactive Original Show
Spend your holidays in Bedford Falls with George Bailey and his loved ones as they take you through the heartwarming tale of his life.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol 11/20/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 12/2/2015)
A sparkling new tradition and a bold, new adaptation. This family-friendly, haunting, heart-warming classic tale will put you in the holiday spirit. Join Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley and the whole ghostly clan for rousing toasts to the past, present and future.
Theatre West - Los Angeles - Presents:West Fest11/7/2015 - 11/29/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
Festival of new works in development.
California Repertory Company - Long Beach - Presents:Far Away by Caryl Churchill11/12/2015 - 12/5/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
CSULB Theatre Arts Department’s California Repertory Company is thrilled to present Far Away, written by Caryl Churchill and directed by Trevor Biship. Playing Friday, November 13th through December 5th, Far Away is a timely and thought-provoking work set in a government-controlled dystopia, following a young woman as she becomes an adult and struggles to understand the world around her.
Greenway Arts Alliance - Los Angeles - Presents:Front Door Open11/11/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
Greenway Arts Alliance presents the world premiere of FRONT DOOR OPEN written by veteran playwright Tom Baum, directed by acclaimed theater and TV director Asaad Kelada, produced by Laura Hill.
An agoraphobic woman faces the ultimate crisis of her life: Does leaving the house mean leaving her 50-year marriage behind?
Christina Hart - Hollywood - Presents:Disinherit The Wind.10/30/2015 - 11/29/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
An academic finds himself out of his job when he asserts that science and spirituality are connected. He fights back in court.
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Smoke and Mirrors10/16/2015 - 12/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
Smoke and Mirrors is a heartfelt drama featuring mind-bending magic, fantastical illusions and dazzling special effects. Created by and starring noted actor Albie Selznick (Castle, Gray's Anatomy, Desperate Housewives, Dexter) and magician (a lifetime member of Hollywood's Magic Castle), the hit show has was named "Critic's Choice" in the Los Angeles Times and a “GO!” in the LA Weekly.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek10/30/2015 - 12/14/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 11/28/2015)
The Fountain Theatre continues its 15-year relationship with master playwright Athol Fugard, presenting the West Coast premiere of his newest play. Directed by Simon Levy, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek opens on November 7 at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood.
Creating Arts Company - Los Angeles - Presents:A Night at the Sands - A Vegas Musical Cocktail With a L.A. Twist11/13/2015 - 12/19/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
Swing on into the Sands, gas up and dig the smooth sounds of the Rat Pack in this modern infused cabaret that blends songs of past and present.
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, 12/3/2015)
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!
Malibu Playhouse - Malibu - Presents:Wonderful Life11/27/2015 - 12/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
MALIBU PLAYHOUSE 2015-2016 SEASON PREMIER
Under the helm of new Artistic Director, Jeremy Skidmore
New Leadership Model, New Vision
Nominated for Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play
“A lively and appealing actor… ‘Wonderful Life’ could well have an active future on stages around the country.” – The Washington Post
Lamplighters Community Theatre - La Mesa - Presents:Orson Welles presents: "A Christmas Carol" Radio Show11/27/2015 - 12/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 11/27/2015)
Experience a live performance of Orson Welles 1939 radio broadcast!
Grove Theater Center - Burbank - Presents:A Christmas Carol - Grove Theater Center11/28/2015 - 12/20/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 11/28/2015)
Experience A Christmas Carol like you never have before when three amazing actors, using only the original words of Charles Dickens, give this classic story a vibrant new life. It’s a production Mr. Dickens would heartily approve!
Electric Footlights - Los Angeles - Presents:The Kill-or-Dies11/20/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 11/28/2015)
West Coast premiere of Meghan Brown's dark comedy. Directed by Darin Anthony. Produced by Lisa Brenner. Limited run.
The Blank Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:A Singular They12/1/2015 - 12/10/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/1/2015)
A Singular They, written by Aliza Goldstein and directed by Christopher J. Raymond, will be showing at The Blank Theatre from December 1-10, Tuesday-Thursday at 8pm.
Terrin Adair - Santa Monica - Presents:M. Courage12/3/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 12/3/2015)
In this game of war – based on Bertolt Brecht’s “Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder” (“Mother Courage and Her Children”) – a true business woman who sells supplies, provisions, and liquor from her canteen wagon for a vigorous profit plays the armies on both sides of the conflict. To preserve her capitalistic spirit, she will pay a heavy price. The SMC production is directed by Terrin Adair.
Community Actors Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Big Apple Christmas12/4/2015 - 12/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 12/4/2015)
You are invited to ...“Big Apple Christmas” – An inspirational play by Stephen C. Yednock, Jr., on the true meaning of Christmas and the marvel in celebrating this special day. This play will run the first three weekends in December. $14.00 for Students, Seniors, Military & $16.00 General. *SPECIAL RATE FOR ALL MILITARY with Special Discount Cards. Directed by Jennie Hamilton.
Patrick Hediger - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:Miracle On 34th Street12/5/2015 - 12/13/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 12/5/2015)
Rancho Cucamonga Community Theatre presents Miracle on 34th Street - - December 5 – 13, 2015
The Holiday Classic Come to Life, LIVE on Stage!
Adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies
Based upon the 20th Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street
Indian Wells Theater - Palm Desert - Presents:Moliere's Tartuffe12/5/2015 - 12/6/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 12/5/2015)
Adapted by David Ball
Directed by Terry Donovan Smith
Presented by University Theatre at Cal State San Bernardino
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens12/5/2015 - 12/23/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 12/5/2015)
A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, continues a newly cherished family holiday tradition by presenting its production of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. This time-honored tale of forgiveness plays for 18 performances, opening on Saturday, December 5 and closing on Wednesday, December 23, 2015.
Desert Theatreworks - Palm Desert - Presents:A Christmas Carol - live on stage!12/11/2015 - 12/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 12/11/2015)
Charles Dickens' classic holiday spectacular for the entire family.
New Eyes Production - Los Angeles - Presents:New EyesSunday, 12/20/2015
18 characters, 2 countries, 1 Israeli woman's struggle to maintain her identity in America.
NEW EYES returns to the Odyssey Theatre in West LA by popular demand following sold-out shows in LA and across the US.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:1984 by George Orwell1/8/2016 - 2/6/2016 (next performance: Friday, 1/8/2016)
Direct from smash hit performances on London’s West End, the critically acclaimed Headlong theater company makes its US debut with a radical new staging that blurs the line between past and present, fiction and reality.
Kentwood Players - Los Angeles - Presents:A Raisin in the Sun11/14/2015 - 2/13/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 1/9/2016)
Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for Lorraine Hansberry’s classic family drama “A RAISIN IN THE SUN” on Saturday November 14, 2015 from 12:00-4:00pm and on Sunday, November 15 from 6:00-9:00pm. Callbacks, if needed, will be Monday, November 16 at 7:00pm.
San Luis Obispo Little Theatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:ACT Little Women at SLO Little Theatre1/15/2016 - 1/31/2016 (next performance: Friday, 1/15/2016)
Under the guidance of their beloved mother, the four young March sisters – tempestuous Jo, motherly Meg, shy Beth, and spoiled baby Amy – struggle to keep their family going while Father’s away in the Civil War.
A warm tale of love, family, and individuality, performed by the young actors of the Academy of Creative Theatre.
South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:Red1/22/2016 - 2/21/2016 (next performance: Friday, 1/22/2016)
directed by David Emmes
by John Logan
San Diego Repertory Theatre - San Diego - Presents:‘Outside Mullingar’ 1/22/2016 - 2/14/2016 (next performance: Friday, 1/22/2016)
Written by John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Todd Salovey
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:FLY1/26/2016 - 2/21/2016 (next performance: Tuesday, 1/26/2016)
The Story of the Tuskegee Airmen
Indian Wells Theater - Palm Desert - Presents:O CanadaFriday, 2/5/2016
San Luis Obispo Little Theatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Top Girls at SLO Little Theatre2/6/2016 - 2/7/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 2/6/2016)
SLO Little Theatre’s Ubu’s Other Shoe Staged Reading series presents Caryl Churchill’s TOP GIRLS, the play that explores what it means to be a “successful” woman.
Diversionary Theatre Productions - San Diego - Presents:Now or Later2/11/2016 - 3/13/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 2/11/2016)
This incisive and politically provocative new play takes on religion, freedom of expression, and the dangers of an increasingly interconnected global community.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:The Last Match2/13/2016 - 3/13/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 2/13/2016)
World Premiere Play
Developed in the Globe’s 2014 New Voices Festival, Anna Ziegler’s energetic and moving new play is a funny and visceral look at the sacrifices we make to stay on top.
Haugh Performing Arts Center - Glendora - Presents:The Legend of White SnakeSaturday, 2/20/2016
The U.S. premiere of the Legend of White Snake by the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center
The Vanguard University Theatre Department - Costa Mesa - Presents:The Winter's Tale2/26/2016 - 3/6/2016 (next performance: Friday, 2/26/2016)
A Romance Drama that sends a chilling message of forgiveness and renewal
Saddleback College - Mission Viejo - Presents:Mauritius3/4/2016 - 3/12/2016 (next performance: Friday, 3/4/2016)
A tale about intrigue in stamp collecting when two estranged half-sisters discover a book of rare stamps that may include the crown jewel for collectors, the “Blue Mauritius.”
San Diego Repertory Theatre - San Diego - Presents:‘R. Buckminster Fuller: The History (And Mystery) of the Universe’3/10/2016 - 4/3/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 3/10/2016)
“R. Buckminster Fuller: The History (And Mystery) of the Universe”
Written and directed by D. W. Jacobs
Patrick Hediger - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:CATS3/11/2016 - 3/20/2016 (next performance: Friday, 3/11/2016)
Broadway at the Gardens presents CATS - - March 11 – 20, 2016
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Based on ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by T.S. Eliot
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:The ThreePenny Opera4/6/2016 - 4/9/2016 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/6/2016)
Book and Lyrics by Bertolt Brecht
Music by Kurt Weill
English Adaptation by Marc Blitzstein
Bradley Griffin, Director
Desert Theatreworks - Palm Desert - Presents:Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz4/8/2016 - 4/17/2016 (next performance: Friday, 4/8/2016)
Broadway's hit family drama.
Indian Wells Theater - Palm Desert - Presents:The Arabian Nights4/8/2016 - 4/10/2016 (next performance: Friday, 4/8/2016)
Written by Mary Zimmerman
Adapted from The Book of Thousand Nights and One Night
Directed by Katheryn Evin
Presented by University Theatre at Cal State San Bernardino