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Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:The Power of Duff4/7/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/5/2015)
Stephen Belber’s sharp new play asks if there is anything more vital than the faith we have in one another.
“Solid performances by the entire cast and their message is powerful. ‘The Power of Duff’ is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Lamb's Players Theatre - Coronado - Presents:Freud's Last Session4/10/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/5/2015)
by Mark St. Germain
directed by Deborah Gilmour Smyth
Lamb's Players Theatre, Coronado
April 10 - May 17
At the outbreak of WWII Sigmund Freud has a meeting with a young Oxford professor, C.S. Lewis. Playwright Mark St. Germain presents an exhilarating conversation both profound and humorous, about love, sex, death and God from two fascinatingly different points of view.
UCLA Department of Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:The Francis Ford Coppola One-Act Festival 4/30/2015 - 5/9/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/7/2015)
New plays by UCLA's MFA Playwrights
Please Vote By Paula Vesala
Directed by Darcie Crager
Big Dogs By Josh Segal
Directed by Eliza Laytner
[feel the difference] By Scott Barnhardt
Directed by Zhou Xiao Wei
Indigo at Midnight By Patrick Hurley
Directed by Richard Martinez
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Abigail/17024/29/2015 - 5/24/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/7/2015)
What ever happened to Abigail Williams? Combining a provocative parable of sin and redemption with a good, old-fashioned ghost story, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Carrie, Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark, Fox’s Glee) explores what might have come next for the real-life Puritan villainess at the center of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.
Echo Theater Company - Atwater Village - Presents:‘Row After Row’ & ‘A Small Fire’4/23/2015 - 5/31/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/8/2015)
The multiple award-winning Echo Theater Company, named “Best Bet for Ballsy Original Plays” by the LA Weekly, presents two Los Angeles premieres. “Row After Row” by Jessica Dickey and “A Small Fire” by Adam Bock will run in repertory April 25-May 31 at Atwater Village Theatre.
Inland Valley Repertory Theatre - Claremont - Presents:The Diary of Anne Frank4/22/2015 - 5/6/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/5/2015)
The award-winning Inland Valley Repertory Theatre company (IVRT) proudly presents the play The Diary of Anne Frank midweek in Claremont.
Based on Anne's writings, Wendy Kesselman's play The Diary of Anne Frank and is a powerful, deep look into the heart and mind of a child who is becoming a woman. Anne’s thoughts, dreams, wonder and agony come to life onstage in a story you will never forget.
Lamb's Players Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat1/23/2015 - 5/31/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/6/2015)
The effervescent musical about the boy with the amazing coat-of-many-colors who changed the course of history.
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Sunset Baby4/18/2015 - 6/7/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/6/2015)
A secret cache of letters brings together a former Black Power leader, his estranged daughter and her drug-dealing boyfriend in a powerful story of family and activism and. The West Coast premiere of Dominique Morisseau's explosive, uncensored Sunset Baby opens on April 18 at the Odyssey Theatre.
Rubicon Theatre - Ventura - Presents:Last Train To Nibroc4/22/2015 - 5/10/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/6/2015)
LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC begins in the winter of 1940 when Raleigh and May are forced to share a seat on a crowded train headed east - an event that changes the path of both of their lives forever. Raleigh, a recently discharged flyboy who dreams of becoming a writer, and May, a young woman set on becoming a missionary, meet and discover that they grew up mere miles from each other in Kentucky.
Independent Shakespeare Company - Los Angeles - Presents:PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE5/2/2015 - 5/24/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/7/2015)
The fantastic story includes shipwrecks, pirates, a king who uses the skulls of his victims as interior design, an abandoned baby, and a knight in rusted armor fighting for love. At every turn, Pericles confronts events both grotesque and miraculous as his long and brilliant history unfolds. This is one of Shakespeare's strangest plays and includes adult themes and situations.
Glendale Community College - Glendale - Presents:Infinite Black Suitcase4/30/2015 - 5/9/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/7/2015)
“Infinite Black Suitcase” by E.M. Lewis opens in the Glendale Community College Auditorium Studio Theatre at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 30.
Fresh Produce'd LA - Los Angeles - Presents:grow a pair of...wings4/17/2015 - 5/10/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/7/2015)
A NEW PLAY: Guided by the whimsical ghost of her Holocaust survivor grandfather, imperfect perfectionist Sarah Klein discovers that in order to soar through her mid-twenties, she must face her fears, embrace her roots, and of course, grow a pair of...wings.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:I and You4/2/2015 - 6/14/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/7/2015)
On the night before a class assignment is due, Caroline and Anthony plumb the mysteries of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass — unaware that a much deeper mystery has brought them together. The Los Angeles premiere of I and You by Lauren Gunderson, winner of the 2014 Harold and Mimi Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award, opens on April 11 at the Fountain Theatre, directed by Robin Larsen.
Lea Baskas-Roman - Oxnard - Presents:Death and the Maiden4/17/2015 - 5/24/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/8/2015)
A chance encounter with a stranger brings the past back to haunt a tortured woman!
Theatre 29 - Twentynine Palms - Presents:Wait Until Dark4/10/2015 - 5/9/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/8/2015)
A Thriller by Frederick Knott
Directed by Benjamin Bees
Company of Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:L.A. Views: At Your Service4/18/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/8/2015)
Company of Angels presents
L.A. Views: At Your Service
Written by CoA Playwrights Group
Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:URBAN DEATH4/11/2015 - 5/30/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 5/9/2015)
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group unveils the most riveting, scathingly beautiful URBAN DEATH this town has yet to behold, and our gift to the world of terror.
The Rainbow Theatre Co. in assn. with Edgemar Center for the Arts - Santa Monica - Presents:Train to Zakopané5/1/2015 - 6/28/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/7/2015)
The fact-based story of a Jewish businessman's romance in 1928 with an anti-Semitic Polish nurse.
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, 5/7/2015)
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!
Torrance Cultural Arts Foundation - Torrance - Presents:Imported Bride5/8/2015 - 5/9/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/8/2015)
Imported Bride is an original comedy set in Los Angeles in the 1990s at the “Scholars Restaurant” in Chinatown, where everyone -- from the owner to the wait staff -- holds a master’s or doctorate degree.
Coeurage Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:The Woodsman5/6/2015 - 6/13/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/6/2015)
Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's 'Pay What You Want' company, presents a play by Steven Fechter.
Ramona Hillside Players - Hemet - Presents:The Great Gatsby5/8/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/8/2015)
Ramona Hillside Players proudly presents F.Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby adapted for the stage by Simon Levy
Directed by Carol Damgen
Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire, passionately pursues the elusive Daisy Buchanan. Nick Carraway, a young newcomer to Long Island, is drawn into their world of obsession, greed and danger.
Desert Theatreworks - Palm Desert - Presents:The Miracle Worker - The Classic American Play5/8/2015 - 5/16/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/8/2015)
The inspirational true story of Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller.
Studio C Artists - Hollywood - Presents:And All The Dead, Lie Down5/2/2015 - 6/6/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 5/9/2015)
AND ALL THE DEAD, LIE DOWN is the story of a couple at a crossroads in their relationship - the usual sources of tension: family, money, and sex are ever-present, but the dangling sword of their conflicting HIV status could be enough to sever the love they are desperately trying to maintain.
Go Figure Productions - North Hollywood. - Presents:GO FIGURE! THE RANDY GARDNER STORY5/14/2015 - 6/14/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/14/2015)
Funny, touching, and utterly irreverent, GO FIGURE! navigates the astonishing world of the sport watched by more viewers than any other event at The Winter Olympics.
Kentwood Players - Los Angeles - Presents:4000 Miles5/15/2015 - 6/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/15/2015)
Kentwood Players presents Amy Herzog’s dramatic comedy “4000 Miles” from Friday, May 15 to Saturday, June 20, 2015 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm, Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Los Angeles, CA 90045. Talkbacks with the cast and crew will follow each Saturday night performance.
Buddha Cowboy Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:The Glass Menagerie5/15/2015 - 6/14/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/15/2015)
Set in the Great Depression on the brink of WWII, THE GLASS MENAGERIE tells the gripping story of The Wingfield family. The mother Amanda, a remnant of her gentile, southern past, fights to prepare her fragile daughter and restless son for the harsh world that awaits them. A former classmate of the siblings comes into their home for a brief, magical evening that will alter their lives forever.
Gritty, poetic, and occasionally hilarious, THE GLASS MENAGERIE was Tennessee Williams’ first major hit and remains to this day one of the greatest dramas in history. The Greenway Court Theater is proud to present the 70th Anniversary production of Williams’ masterpiece. Be sure to experience this revealing, new take on this American classic.
UCSB Dept. of Drama and Launch Pad - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Talented Ones5/21/2015 - 5/30/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/21/2015)
Award-winning playwright, Yussef ElGuindi, has created this black comedy, which examines the thwarted dreams of immigrants eager to make it in their adopted country.
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Rich Girl5/23/2015 - 6/21/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 5/23/2015)
An exciting new American play. Claudine’s mother has it all: she’s wealthy, successful, and famous. Claudine is awkward, shy and forever living in her mother’s shadow.
USC School of Dramatic Arts - Pasadena - Presents:New Works Festival Year 3: Child's Play5/26/2015 - 5/29/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/26/2015)
The Master of Fine Arts Play Project
by Lena Ford.
Directed by Nataki Garrett.
USC School of Dramatic Arts - Pasadena - Presents:New Works Festival Year 3: Gambled Eggs5/27/2015 - 5/30/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/27/2015)
The Master of Fine Arts Play Project
By Victoria Moy
Directed by Jessica Kubzansky
USC School of Dramatic Arts - Pasadena - Presents:New Works Festival Year 3: Sentience5/28/2015 - 5/30/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 5/28/2015)
The Master of Fine Arts Play Project
By Tylar Pendgraft
Directed by Seema Sueko
Shakespeare by the Sea - San Pedro - Presents:As You Like It6/18/2015 - 8/22/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 6/18/2015)
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 Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Twelfth Night6/21/2015 - 7/26/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 6/21/2015)
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.
Shakespeare by the Sea - San Pedro - Presents:The Tempest6/25/2015 - 8/21/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 6/25/2015)
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.