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The Actors' Gang - Culver City - Presents:Accidental Death Of An Anarchist1/24/2019 - 3/9/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
By Dario Fo
Directed by Tim Robbins
In this piece of classic international theatre from 1970, Fo writes of a madman, who invades a police station interrogation room where an anarchist accused of bombing a railway station has recently “accidentally” fallen out of a window. Donning various disguises and voices, the madman manipulates policemen into a truth-inducing hysteria.
REDCAT - Los Angeles - Presents:Christiane Jatahy: What if they went to Moscow?2/21/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
"Christiane Jatahy is the new voice of Brazilian theater...with a strong cinematic impact. A Must see!" —Le Libre, Belgium
Brazilian director Christiane Jatahy brilliantly merges live performance and filmmaking in what she describes as a "mirror game between theater and cinema."
Brenda Dietlein - Glendale - Presents:Church Basement Ladies2/8/2019 - 3/9/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Ever wonder what goes on in a church basement kitchen and the women who work there? Come see Church Basement Ladies, a hilarious musical comedy and meet the women who navigate relationships and solve all the problems of their rural Minnesota church congregation.
We will be hosting a supply drive for the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House throughout the run of our show.
CTSA UCIrvine - Irvine - Presents:Dance Visions2/21/2019 - 2/23/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Distinctive and exciting choreography by UCI Dance faculty and featuring undergraduate and graduate performers.
Works will be staged and choreographed by Distinguished Professor Lar Lubovitch, Professors Tong Wang, S. Ama Wray, and others.
Ensemble Theatre Company - Santa Barbara - Presents:Death of A Salesman2/7/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
The Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play is a haunting and moving portrait of a man whose belief in, and pursuit of, the American dream ends in tatters.
The story of Willy Loman and his fractured family is riveting and heartrending while illuminating contradictions in the American Dream that have divided the country from our beginnings to today.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:Diana2/19/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
World premiere musical, Diana, follows the story of Princess Diana as she grows into a global phenomenon and manages to change the world.
Christopher Ashley and the writers behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis (Joe DiPietro and David Bryan) create this highly anticipated musical, featuring an epic and sweeping contemporary score.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Familiar1/26/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Donald and his wife Marvelous have been living the American Dream since emigrating from Zimbabwe nearly three decades ago. They have a beautiful house and impressive careers, and now one of their daughters is getting married! But when the bride insists on a traditional African wedding ceremony, tensions start to rise.
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Solana Beach - Presents:Gabriel2/20/2019 - 3/17/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
It is 1943 in the wind-swept Nazi-occupied Isle of Guernsey. A mysterious, handsome man washes ashore and four British women decide to protect him through cunning deceptions and bravery. His presence creates an electrical charge in the household that is already burdened by wartime loss and ever-present danger. A New York Times Critic’s Pick, this powerful tale brims with suspense and intrigue tha
Katy Skyrud - Coronado - Presents:Guys and Dolls1/18/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
A Musical Fable of Broadway
“The show that defines Broadway dazzle.” —The New York Times
Set in New York City in the mid-20th century, Guys and Dolls is populated with gangsters and gamblers, missionary dolls and scantily clad showgirls, and one of the greatest musical scores in the history of American theatre.
Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Hype Man2/20/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
The West Coast premiere of Idris Goodwin’s “break beat” play continues the Fountain Theatre’s focus on social justice.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Kinky Boots2/19/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Life Could Be A Dream2/20/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
International City Theatre kicks off its 2019 season with Roger Bean’s award-winning jukebox musical about a ‘60s doo-wop singing group.
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole 2/5/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Reprising their roles from a sold-out run at People’s Light & Theater in Philadelphia, Emmy Award nominee Dulé Hill (West Wing Psych Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk) as Nat “King” Cole and Hamilton star Daniel J. Watts as Sammy Davis Jr. bring life to a play the Philadelphia Inquirer called “profound, ambitious, wide-ranging and dreamlike.” Like Cole himself, Lights Out promises to be “Unforgettable.”
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Lizzie, The Musical2/1/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Our 21st Season kicks off with a punk-rock opera that explores the bloody legend of America’s favorite axe-wielding sweetheart-diva-heroine-enigma-psychopath, Lizzie Borden.
East West Players - Los Angeles - Presents:Man Of God1/31/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
East West Players presents the World Premiere of Man Of God, by Anna Moench and directed by Jesca Prudencio.
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Million Dollar Quartet2/8/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
SLO REP presents the blockbuster rock and roll musical, Million Dollar Quartet. Inspired by one of the greatest jam sessions in history featuring Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley.
Vanguard University Theatre Department - Costa Mesa - Presents:Pirates of Penzance2/21/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Gilbert and Sullivan’s comedic operetta of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers and an eccentric Major-General.
Pirates follows young Frederic, an orphan who has mistakenly been apprenticed to an ineffectual but raucous band of pirates.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:Ragtime: The Musical2/5/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, will transform the historic theater with an all new version of Ragtime: The Musical as it returns to Los Angeles more than two decades after its premiere at the Shubert Theatre. With 21 actors and a 16-piece orchestra, this is one of the most ambitious productions in the Playhouse’s recent history.
Marilyn Fox, Tania Getty, and Terry Davis - Venice - Presents:Smart Love2/14/2019 - 3/17/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
"Critics' Choice" - LA Times
A Contemporary Comedy With A Scientific Twist. How Far Will Humans Go In Order To Salvage Love?
Whitefire Theatre - Sherman Oaks - Presents:Solofest 20191/5/2019 - 3/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
The Whitefire Theatre presents Solofest 2019, the largest solo theater festival on the West Coast. Now in its 7th year, Solofest 2019 brings 51 shows in 60 days celebrating the solo artists from around the globe – each story-teller sharing their compelling and often unusual take on life.
Diversionary Theatre - san diego - Presents:The Hour of Great Mercy1/31/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
This poetic new play with music follows Ed, a gay Jesuit priest who leaves the Catholic church to reconcile with his estranged brother in an isolated and icy township in Alaska. As Ed confronts his tragic past and tenuous future, he unexpectedly finds love beneath the starry Alaskan sky, and support from an unlikely ally.
Crown City Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:The Importance of Being Earnest2/1/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Oscar Wilde's classic play – a 'trivial comedy for serious people.'
John Ruskin and Michael Myers for Ruskin Group Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:The Joy Wheel2/15/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Jason Alexander Directs Ian McRae's New Play
All Star Cast Includes Dann Florek, Gina Hecht, Lee Garlington, and Maury Sterling
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:The Judas Kiss2/15/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
By David Hare
Directed by Michael Michetti
David Hare’s masterful play pulses with the ecstasy and anguish of an enamored heart.
Garry Marshall Theatre - Burbank - Presents:The Mountaintop2/8/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
April 3, 1968. Memphis. The Lorraine Motel. Room 306. Tomorrow, it will become the scene of one of our nation's greatest losses. But tonight, it is just another stopover motel for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Full of vivid theatricality, poetic language, and surprising twists, this drama takes us to the summit of a man's historic life and offers a stunning new view of his dream for our nation.
OB Playhouse & Theatre Company - San Diego - Presents:The Wedding Singer2/7/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
OB Playhouse presents The Wedding Singer! The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, The Wedding Singer's sparkling new score does for the '80s what Hairspray did for the '60s. Just say yes to the most romantic musical in twenty years.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Tiny Beautiful Things2/9/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things follows the relationships between an anonymous advice columnist named Sugar and the many real-life readers who pour out their hearts to her.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Witness Uganda2/5/2019 - 2/23/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
The Wallis Production of
A DOCUMENTARY MUSICAL
By Matt Gould & Griffin Matthews
Devastated when his New York City church kicks him out for being gay, Griffin escapes across the world to volunteer in a small village.
"A powerful and brilliant production. The cast could not have been better. It's a winner. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
CAP UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Andrew Dawson2/21/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
“The scale at which Dawson operates is small but he thinks big. Standing on a platform behind a flat, slanted and velvety black surface, and cued to an edited recording, in just under 30 minutes he guided us through the dramatic highs of ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen.’ Places, characters and the shifting of focus and scale were all conjured via expressively detailed gesture.” —The Times of London
The Perfect Exposure - Alhambra - Presents:Anna Wilding's CELEBRATE HOPE: The Obama White House Collection2/17/2019 - 3/16/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Award winning filmmaker and still photographer, Anna Wilding, unveils a stunning body of work featuring exclusive photographs of “The Peoples House” in “The Obama collection” on President's Day, in celebration of Black History Month. A celebrated guest list (TBA) will be on hand as Ms. Wilding shares not only her photographs (both published and never-before-seen).
Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:DarkDark-RideRide 2/14/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
All-Aboard for Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group's all-new first-ever fun n' freaky journey through Hell & back!
Come Ride With us through February 24th, 2019*
*Simple release-waiver signed at door prior to entry.
For Ages 15 and up
Force of Nature Productions - North Hollywood - Presents:Once Upon a Rush2/21/2019 - 2/23/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Force of Nature (unofficially) takes on the Mouse for a night of hilarity to welcome in the Spring.
Laguna Playhouse - Laguna Beach - Presents:Blues In The Night2/20/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/24/2019)
The soul of the blues wails out full and strong in BLUES IN THE NIGHT, the scorching, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical! The 26 hot and torchy numbers - by icons Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen and more - tell of the sweet, sexy and sorrowful experiences that three women have with the lying, cheating, snake of a man, who represents the men who do them wrong.
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts LIVE - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series1/3/2019 - 12/26/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/28/2019)
State of the Arts is a weekly series devoted to coverage of the performing arts in Los Angeles, and beyond... with emphasis on theatre, music, dance events, and stage spectaculars. Michael Sterling and Andrew David James offer astute reviews, insightful discussions, a live arts calendar, and live interviews with celebrity guests, stars of the arts, and the creative teams behind them.
Mindful Music - Los Angeles - Presents:12:15 Concert Series 12/6/2018 - 6/20/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 3/7/2019)
Mindful Music is a non-profit organization devoted to promote wellness through presenting free lunchtime concerts are on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at the Jane & Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior at UCLA. We feature up and coming award-winning musicians in an eclectic venue adjacent to world-renown neuroscience research labs.