The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:
A Streetcar Named Desire
8/8/2014 - 9/7/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
“A gripping STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE” – Broadway World
RECOMMENDED & TOP TEN – Stage Raw
THE GROUP REP’S STREETCAR IS….STELLAR! – MyBurbank.com
“A MUST SEE!!!” – NoHoArtsDistrict.com
“Do catch this one!” – Tolucan Times
Critic’s Pick – Grigware Talks Theatre
The Group Rep presents Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire directed by L. Flint Esquerra, produced by Kellie Brook Malone.
Wasatch Theatrical Ventures - Burbank - Presents:
Moon Over Buffalo
8/2/2014 - 9/14/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
Wasatch Theatrical Ventures presents the Tony-nominated comedy MOON OVER BUFFALO written by Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor) directed by Kiff Scholl, produced by Racquel Lehrman/Theatre Planners.
Macha Theatre - West Hollywood - Presents:
MARILYN - MY SECRET Revival
7/19/2014 - 9/27/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
Macha Theatre extends “Marilyn-My Secret” written by Willard Manus and Odalys Nanin, directed and produced by Odalys Nanin. This dramedy with music, chronicles the life of Norma Jean from unwanted orphan, to bit player, to sex goddess including the untold story of Marilyn's affairs with both female and male lovers - - from her acting coach to President of the United States.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:
CINDERELLA: The Musical
8/22/2014 - 9/12/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
“An enchanting Cinderella!” raves LA TIMES, “And she’s no slouch with a slightly risqué put-down, either!” “Magical!” exclaims DRAMA-LOGUE. The hilarious, delightfully romantic Rudie-DeCarlo twist on the classic fairytale returns to Santa Monica Playhouse by audience demand to celebrate its 30th anniversary!
Returns for four shows only!
The Whitefire Theatre - Sherman Oaks - Presents:
BURIED CHILD Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama
9/5/2014 - 10/11/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
The Whitefire Theatre is honoring the 35th anniversary of Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Buried Child" with a production directed by Bryan Rasmussen, produced by Scott Disharoon. In this searing family drama, Shepard takes a macabre look at a Midwestern family with a very dark secret.
Opens: Saturday, Sept. 6 at 8PM
Runs: September 6 - October 11
Fridays/Saturdays at 8PM
Combined Artform and Matthew Quinn - Hollywood - Presents:
8/28/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
Jo March really thinks she could be the voice of her generation....or at least, a voice, of a generation. This fast paced comedy is a mash-up of Louisa May Alcott's classic, Little Women, and HBO's critically acclaimed “Girls”, delivering a smartly crafted and hilarious 55 minute show.
John Ruskin, Michael Myers and Robert Cannon - Santa Monica - Presents:
The Face in the Reeds
8/22/2014 - 10/11/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
While Passover is a celebration of freedom, it is also a quarrel about the meaning of freedom, the value of life, and the shadow of death, which symbolically “passes over” the house. This night is different from all other nights and of course, this being a Jewish family, it is also a comedy. We're all going to die--but first, you should eat.
Theatre 29 - Twentynine Palms - Presents:
THE 39 STEPS
8/15/2014 - 9/13/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
Adapted by PATRICK BARLOW, From the novel by John Buchan, From the movie of Alfred Hitchcock, Licensed by ITV Global Entertainment Limited and original concept by Nobby Dimon and Simon Corble
Studio C Artists - Hollywood - Presents:
8/9/2014 - 9/6/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
This collection of three one-act musicals explores mans relationship with technology. Technology is invading our lives, and how we, as a human race, deal with it often comes with amusing and surprising consequences. These shows explore different themes concerning this technological hijack of our society - and how our planet is coming to terms with the new paradigm we now live in.
Skylight Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:
8/23/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
A multiracial orphan girl, growing up in a predominantly white California town in the 1950's, discovers an entirely new sense of self when a black girl from Alabama suddenly appears in her world. Lyrically brimming with passion and humor, Bulrusher is about how we move forward in our lives by learning from our past.
Lori C. Siekmann - Irvine - Presents:
8/29/2014 - 9/7/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
In David Auburn’s Proof, Catherine struggles with the uncertainty of what lies ahead. Has she inherited her father’s mathematical genius, his eventual madness, or both?
Combined Artform - Hollywood - Presents:
MEET & GREET
8/2/2014 - 9/21/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
4 actresses (of a certain age) are all up for the same part in a new sitcom pilot. At the network casting office, old rivalries come to the surface, egos clash, and a shocking revelation forces them to question their entire existences.
The Second City Studio Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:
The Untold Story of Indie Rock - Saturday
8/9/2014 - 12/20/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 9/6/2014)
A Rock Musical comedy. 5 performers play 12 bands and a slue of comic characters in a mock history of Independent Rock! Performed by Casey Schuckett, Jason McNicols, Kevin Stafford, Todd Risenmay & Brett Duggan. Written and Directed by Brett Duggan with Consulting director Joshua Funk $10
Sierra Madre Playhouse - Sierra Madre - Presents:
6 Rms Riv Vu
8/2/2014 - 9/6/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
A man and a woman competing for the same Manhattan apartment are attracted to each other, but they're married to other people.
Chromolume Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:
8/15/2014 - 9/21/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
Montae Russell stars in this new solo play with music about jazz great Charlie Parker. Written by Willard Manus and directed by Tommy Hicks.
The Eclectic Company Theatre - Valley Village - Presents:
8/2/2014 - 9/7/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 9/4/2014)
Festival of new short plays.
PHILIP ROGER ROY & DANA MATTHOW PRESENT - Thousand Oaks - Presents:
My Son The Waiter - A Jewish Tragedy
8/27/2014 - 9/21/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 9/3/2014)
Brad Zimmerman waited tables for 29 years while chasing a career in acting and comedy, so waiting until his mid-50s to perform on stage seems so logical.
Theatricum Botanicum Repertory - Topanga - Presents:
6/7/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 9/6/2014)
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.
Falcon Theatre - Burbank - Presents:
The Western UnScripted
8/27/2014 - 10/5/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 9/3/2014)
Using only their wits and audience suggestions, Impro Theatre saddles up and rides headlong into the dangerous high chaparral of places like Tombstone and Deadwood to create a new-fangled, full-length play in the style of the great film westerns of John Ford and Howard Hawks.
Lamb's Players Theatre - San Diego - Presents:
6/18/2014 - 10/12/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 9/3/2014)
BOOMERS, the music revue of a generation
Extended thru October 12th
Horton Grand Theatre, Gaslamp District
One of LAMB'S biggest musical hits is back!
Seven multi-talented performers & San Diego's hottest band take you on an unforgettable ride through the biggest hits & the most memorable events of the Baby Boom Decades! Featuring great music from the '60 & '70s.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:
8/14/2014 - 9/4/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 9/3/2014)
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
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum - Topanga - Presents:
Much Ado About Nothing
7/12/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 9/6/2014)
This summer, discover Theatricum Botanicum's “garden of theater,” a spectacular outdoor amphitheater nestled in the heart of Topanga Canyon. Theatricum continues its celebration of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with the Bard’s screwball comedy.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:
The Brothers Size
5/30/2014 - 9/14/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
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
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:
Time Stands Still
8/8/2014 - 9/6/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)
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.
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:
8/2/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 9/4/2014)
Heartwarming, poignant – and hilarious. Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical dramatic comedy, Broadway Bound, directed by Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), who created the role of “Stanley” in the original Broadway production.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:
8/20/2014 - 9/14/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 9/4/2014)
Trying is the award-winning play inspired by the real-life experiences of playwright Joanna McClelland Glass, as personal secretary to 81-year-old Francis Biddle, U.S. Attorney General under President Roosevelt and Chief Judge at the Nuremburg trials.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:
BARNYARD MADNESS WITH THE THREE LITTLE PIGS
6/28/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 9/6/2014)
“Sheer enjoyment! Outshines all the rest in originality, music, humor and social value,”
hails L.A. Parent. “A kid-pleasing mix of 1940’s boogie-woogie, Grand Ole Opry-type vaudeville, and a Romeo and Juliet story line.” It’s a finger-snappin’, toe-tappin’ zany musical romp following the romantic antics and showbiz aspirations of the swingin’ singin’ McPig Sisters and their wolverine admirers
Lamb's Players Theatre - Coronado - Presents:
7/31/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 9/2/2014)
An intimate, powerful production of the world's favorite musical. A stellar cast, a stunning orchestra... and no seat more than 7 rows from the stage!
As we did with FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and THE MUSIC MAN, Lamb's brings its own unique magic to this gorgeous musical telling of Victor Hugo's riveting love story and exploration of the nature of law and grace. Set in revolutionary France, 1815 - 1832.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:
Two Gentlemen of Verona
8/2/2014 - 9/14/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 9/2/2014)
Renowned director and Tony Award nominee Mark Lamos returns to the Globe with one of Shakespeare’s most delightful and boisterous comedies.
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum - Topanga - Presents:
A Midsummer Night's Dream
8/7/2014 - 9/27/2014 (next performance: Monday, 9/1/2014)
This summer, discover Theatricum Botanicum's “garden of theater,” a spectacular outdoor amphitheater nestled in the heart of Topanga Canyon. The beauty of Topanga’s countryside takes on a new dimension as fairies and mortals alike are beguiled by midsummer passions and puckish potions.
Nederlander - Hollywood - Presents:
Wicked - Exclusive Presale!
12/10/2014 - 2/1/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 12/10/2014)
Back by “Popular” demand. Variety calls WICKED "a cultural phenomenon!" Winner of over 50 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times).
Special Priority Offer Begins Now!
HURRY – tickets go on-sale to the public September 7.
Exclusive Presale! NOW thru Saturday, September 6th at 11:59pm!
John Anson Ford Theatres - Hollywood - Presents:
Following his success choreographing for the 2014 Sochi Olympics opening ceremonies, Daniel Ezralow brings his LA based Ezralow Dance to the Ford, featuring a commissioned premiere with live music.
Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:
Colburn Chamber Music Society with Joaquin Valdepeñas
Principal Clarinet of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Joaquin Valdepeñas, with the Colburn Chamber Music Society
MOZART Serenade for Winds in E-flat major
BRAHMS Clarinet Quintet
Psyche Productions, LLC in association with Greenway Arts Alliance - Hollywood - Presents:
PSYCHE: A Modern Rock Opera
8/29/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 9/4/2014)
Every “Once Upon A Time” began with her. In this modern retelling of the ancient Greek myth about the "original" princess, PSYCHE: A Modern Rock Opera is a stylistic musical hybrid of post-modernism and rock. A theatrical fever dream where the human princess Psyche and the god Eros fall wildly in love, but Aphrodite and Psyche’s evil sisters may have other plans.
Palos Verdes Symphonic Band - Palos Verdes - Presents:
A Scottish Salute to America
Outdoor Labor Day concert for all ages given by the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band and presenting as special guests the 42nd Highlanders Regimental Pipes and Drums.
Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:
Festival of Living Art!
8/2/2014 - 9/6/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 9/6/2014)
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group is proud to bring the world's greatest paintings, sculpture and popular art to pulsating-life on stage.
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:
Classics @ The Merc on Sundays
6/29/2014 - 12/28/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 9/7/2014)
Join us Sundays @ 3 pm @ The Merc in Old Town Temecula, when the California Chamber Orchestra hosts the area's finest professional classical musicians.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:
5/18/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 9/7/2014)
Sundays Live presents FREE weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6:00PM on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Creating Arts Company - Santa Monica - Presents:
You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
8/9/2014 - 9/7/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 9/6/2014)
Creating Arts Company proudly presents a childhood favorite for children and parents alike! Dance and sing along with Snoopy, Lucy, Sally, Linus, Schroeder and of course Charlie Brown himself in this classic with all the Peanuts Gang characters. Perfect for all ages this productions features wonderful songs like “My New Philosophy” and promises to never yank the football away!
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:
Nixon Library Family Concert Series - Sunday
12/22/2013 - 12/28/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 9/7/2014)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES