Event Listings


3/23/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Four days of fantastic female solo performers. The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) marks 24 years of producing close to 500 extraordinary multicultural and multidisciplinary solo performers from around the globe.
3/17/2017-4/22/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Kentwood Players proudly presents the new Broadway musical “BIG FISH” with Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa and Book by John August, based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the Columbia motion picture written by John August.
2/18/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
LIANA AND BEN is a twisted, sexy, modern take on Faust. Our story begins with a not-so-chance encounter between a beautiful young woman and a dark, enigmatic stranger. Ben makes Liana an offer: he will keep her young and beautiful for 250 years if she can prove to him that humanity is worth saving. Now, Liana’s time is almost up and Ben demands his proof.
3/24/2017-4/16/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Write Act Repertory’s Producing Artistic Director John Lant presents the World Premiere musical production of LILI MARLENE, a Jewish family's escape of the rising tide of Nazism, in a limited engagement of Write Act Rep’s Composer’s Lab opening on a special Sunday performance March 19, 2017 closing Sunday April 16, 2017
2/17/2017-4/9/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Ovation Award-Winning Celebration Theatre presents Charles Busch’s campy noir classic, DIE MOMMIE DIE!, starring the hilarious Drew Droege (Bright Colors and Bold Patterns, Chloe, Logo’s Cocktails & Classics) as aging Hollywood star Angela Arden. This Greek tragedy on acid is an over-the-top comedy of Gay Hollywood proportions. You won’t want to miss this rollicking good time!
3/10/2017-4/2/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Not Man Apart Physical Theatre Ensemble in association with Greenway Arts Alliance, present a movement adaptation of John Milton’s eloquent epic poem, Paradise Lost. Paradise Lost: Reclaiming Destiny features bodies flying across the stage on harness and chains, augmented by the stunning and unique live digital animation effects of J-Walt Adamczyk and video installation artist Hannah Beavers.
3/14/2017-4/2/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Center Theatre Group's first ever immersive Theatre show through Downtown LA By Rimini Protokoll Concept, Script, and Direction by Stefan Kaegi Co-Directed by Jörg Karrenbauer produced by Diane Rodriguez and Patricia Garza. Check out the video promo here: http://bit.ly/remotela - use discount code: WALKDTLA for 35% off
2/10/2017-4/28/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Are you afraid Latinos are taking your jobs? Your Medicaid? Your wife? You should be. Because we are, but first we'll make you laugh about it. Don't have a panic attack, come have a HisPanic Attack. It's a fun 45 minute vacation...just don't drink the water!
2/24/2017-5/13/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
When the road to normal is getting you nowhere, maybe it’s time to take a detour. After spending many years in a lesbian relationship, Amy decides it would be easier to “be straight.” The groom is Tim, her best buddy from high school who has loved her since the day they met.
3/9/2017-4/2/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Two plays by John Patrick Shanley At Theatre 68 The premiere of the short "POISON" along with "Danny And The Deep Blue Sea" March 9 - Apr 2, 2017 Tickets at: www.plays411.com/danny
3/17/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Starting with the crust and ending with the ping of a timer, two women bake an apple pie. Mama shares her recipe for life in the hopes that her daughter Dory will restart her own. Intimate, poignant, and often hilarious...you'll leave with a warmed heart...and maybe even a slice of warm pie! World Premiere!
3/23/2017-4/16/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
The world premiere of a dark and funny play set in 1855 Boston, where life is governed by a hundreds-years-old “Code of Dueling.” Starring Amy Brenneman, Jamie Harris and Josh Helman. World premiere comedy
3/23/2017-4/16/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
The Open Circle Theatre Company presents a new production of the Samuel Beckett classic.
3/24/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Michael Leoni’s celebrated play ELEVATOR returns to Los Angeles for a special limited engagement, exploring what happens when seven strangers get stuck in an elevator. Laced with musical sequences and cinematic style, ELEVATOR is a comedic and emotional ride into the human psyche and asks the fundamental question: who are you behind closed doors?
3/11/2017-4/16/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
What really happened when Obama met Trump on 11/10/16.
3/17/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
After sold out shows in NYC - Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show announces shows in Los Angeles at The Colony Theatre. Written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island.
3/16/2017-3/25/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Come see Pali's finest actors tackle the amazing production of Spring Awakening! Support a neighborhood school, enjoy a quality show, and learn a thing or two about the struggles of teenage years.
3/10/2017-4/22/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
In this adaptation of a beloved fantasy adventure, three gifted young people travel through time and space to rescue a captive scientist from an evil planet.
3/10/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Fairly Traceable follows the journeys of a young Ponca man and a Chitimacha woman as they juggle personal and career ambitions with advocacy for the environment and the people they love.
3/24/2017-3/25/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group their all-new immersive-horror theatre-spectacular
3/17/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
By Tom Stoppard Winner of the 1995 New York Drama Critics' Circle and the 1994 Olivier Awards for Best Play, Tom Stoppard’s 'Arcadia' is set in Sidley Park, an English estate. The action shifts back and forth between the 19th century and present day, debating scientific, literary and romantic mysteries.
2/23/2017-4/1/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
The “groundbreaking,” “exquisite,” and “unforgettable” new musical Fun Home was the event of the Broadway season, receiving raves from critics and audiences alike, winning five 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and making history along the way. "Easy to see how it won the Tony Award® for Best Musical. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
3/22/2017-4/1/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
The Wooster Group’s newest work THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR delves into the revolutionary fervor of feminist thinking and art “happenings” of 1970s New York. The piece is based on the Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker film Town Bloody Hall, a documentary of a 1971 panel which featured feminist thinkers and activists.
1/27/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
The Group Rep presents Agatha Christie’s New York Critic’s Circle Award-winning play, Witness for the Prosecution, directed by Jules Aaron, featuring Guest Artist Salome Jens, a mystery about a man on trial for murder whose enigmatic wife is called as a “witness for the prosecution” whereupon a series of plot twists, deceptions and lies are dramatically uncovered.
1/31/2017-4/2/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Zoot Suit, one of the most exciting and spectacular shows ever created in Los Angeles, is set to ignite the city again. Luis Valdez is bringing his groundbreaking 1978 smash back to the Mark Taper Forum to celebrate Center Theatre Group’s 50th Anniversary. "One of our FEATURED events! GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
3/8/2017-4/2/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
In Robert Austin Rossi’s heartfelt world premiere drama God’s Waiting Room prejudices collide with the past and present in issues of sexuality, religion, intolerance and love. The Elephant Theatre Company's Co-Artistic Director David Fofi directs an award winning cast.
3/24/2017-5/20/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
RED HELEN rules her three grown daughters with a powerful fist. The oldest, Astrid, craves appreciation. The middle, Max, brings home money in wee bloody fistfuls. And the youngest, Bebe, has returned from her travels abroad with a fiancé, seeking her father’s approval...
3/24/2017-4/15/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
It’s the end of the world…and I’m stuck with two of my exes. One of them is a cannibal. The other's an actor... It's the end of the world in Los Angeles. Well, everywhere, but definitely in Los Angeles, where Jane is stuck in a cramped apartment turned shelter with her ex, Chip. They think they're the last living souls on earth, until others start showing up at their doorstep.
3/16/2017-4/16/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Three sisters confront their late mother's affair.
3/23/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Gregory Harrison stars as Thomas Jefferson in the American premiere of a gripping, powerful and timely new play by internationally acclaimed playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker (Our Country’s Good) that brings a fresh slant and theatrical inventiveness to the story of the American Revolution.
3/17/2017-3/25/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Loyola Marymount University's College of Communication and Fine Arts presents Tennessee Williams' haunting 1951 play. Directed by Timothy Fitzgerald, the play follows a Louisiana widow who withdraws from the world after her husband's death and expects her young daughter to do the same.
3/3/2017-4/2/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
MARRIED PEOPLE: A COMEDY examines the lives of four long-time friends who seem to be having a simultaneous (and often hysterical) mid-life marriage crisis. Group therapy brings out the secrets of two couples: Sex or lack thereof, gay children and religion are all topics of discussion.
3/10/2017-3/25/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
CSULB Theatre Arts Sunny Southern California sets the stage for this coming-of-age musical about a bubbly black girl, Viveca, with a bright smile and a sunny disposition.
2/17/2017-4/1/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Come join us at the Glendale Centre Theatre for a night of fun with this classic musical. This show will transport you back to the 1950's with its Rock and Role music, upbeat dancing, and heartfelt story. Come and "Put on a Happy Face" by bringing the whole family to Bye Bye Birdie!
2/26/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
World Premiere Nkechi was a good Nigerian-American girl. She did everything right. Went to med school. Made plans. Then life happened. And plans changed. A first-generation coming-of-age journey of love, loss, and growing into adulthood, Good Grief follows Nkechi as she navigates Pennsylvania’s suburbs alongside her childhood crush, her would-be-philosopher brother, and her immigrant parents.
3/24/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Torn from today’s headlines, what do you do when your enemy may be smarter than you? William Mastrosimone’s gripping drama about a terrorist who has wreaked madness and destruction on America and is about to use a news reporter to exploit just one more valuable hostage – the world’s supply of clean water. For mature audiences.
3/17/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts takes a path less traveled with its spring musical, “Jekyll & Hyde,” a darker story set in 19th century London.
3/11/2017-4/9/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
From the presenters of the Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival! Join us out our indoor, intimate theater.
3/24/2017-4/21/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
“GO! You won’t be sorry!” raves Backstage. “Enchanting!” exclaims Variety. 100 reviews! 100 raves! It’s the joyous, hilarious, touching, and ever-popular classic musical comedy, the longest-running Jewish musical in LA theatre history! The glorious numbers, poignant moments and delightful humor will have you laughing, crying, tapping your toes and celebrating life like never before.
3/17/2017-4/16/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Written and Performed by Paul Linke Directed by Edward Edwards. "A wise, perceptive, and astonishing show... when it is this good, theater is what I always thought it should be: the highest of arts." - Sylvie Drake, Theatre Critic.
3/24/2017-4/28/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
A rock singer encounters the ghosts of several legendary singers. If you’re a fan of great blues, jazz and rock music, you’ll enjoy this highly addictive musical The Accidental Club.
3/18/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
You are who you pretend to be, until the day you wake up when the sun is shining just right, and you look in the mirror and wonder…is this ALL I wanted?
3/24/2017-5/13/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
“Brilliant writing and vision! A titillating adventure! Spot on and hilarious!” raves Karen Alexander of The Tolucan Times. Audiences agree, as Trina McCarroll Glenn hails it as, “Amazing! We were very impressed! I laughed and cried. I loved everything about it!” A Bride. A Groom. A Maid of Honor (who just happens to be the bride’s ex-lover). What could possibly go wrong?
3/24/2017-3/24/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
An Encore Performance of Ray Bradbury’s “Pillar of Fire”, a precursor to “Fahrenheit 451”, will be performed by Emmy Award-winning actor Bill Oberst Jr. on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7 pm in the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room. The free event is part of the “One Book, One City” Big Read project focusing on Bradbury.
3/17/2017-4/9/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
DVO Productions presents the world premiere of MALICIOUS BUNNY an edgy dark comedy written by Matthew A. Sprosty, directed by Bryan Fox, about a man who tells his unhappily married wife that he'll do anything for her. The wife then tests his love by asking him to perform a double homicide. March 17 – April 9. Fridays and Saturdays 8:00 pm. Sundays 7:00 pm.
3/16/2017-4/9/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
Ric Salinas of Culture Clash stars in a new comedy set aboard a luxury ocean liner. The decadent Caribbean cruise, sailing obliviously through waters bloodied by the region’s dark Colonial history, becomes a metaphor for the fractured political, cultural and sexual identities of its passengers. Directed by Heath Cullens (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) World premiere comedy
3/7/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
The Wallis and Deaf West Theatre production Directed by Coy Middlebrook
3/22/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
From the high-brow to the low, this fast-paced ride covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes to Shakespeare, Moliere to Vaudeville, Charlie Chaplin to The Daily Show. Find answers to the age-old questions, “Who’s on first?” and “Why did the chicken cross the road?” No joke is left untold as the talented trio deconstruct and put back together the entire history of comedy.
3/3/2017-4/9/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
How can we understand and contextualize new information challenging what we take for granted as scientific fact? Disinherit the Wind, a play of ideas by Matt Chait asks us to view the wonders of science through a different lens.
3/16/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 3/24/2017
The Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates the new Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale with a fully partner-cast production of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. In the steamy Mississippi Delta on a hot summer evening, members of a prominent Southern family are pushed to the brink when tender memories are relived and life altering secrets are revealed.
3/25/2017-3/25/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
New West Symphony Richard Kaufman, Conductor Regarded as the greatest of all comedies of the silent era, Buster Keaton’s The General (1927) is an action-packed adventure story set against the backdrop of the Civil War about a brave but foolish train engineer, the woman he loves, and his beloved locomotive. CSUN alum Richard Kaufman returns to VPAC to conduct.
3/25/2017-4/1/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
“Bond Girls do it better!” What defines a man if not his women? Ian Fleming inked his name in history with 007, creating distinct, strong and unpredictable female characters.    While often masked by their beauty in the movie theatres, the Bond girls are back.   Each one of a kind, determined, lethal and more stunning than ever. 
3/25/2017-4/15/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group proudly presents Hung Yung's Solo-Tapestry of Passion,
3/4/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (BIRDMAN), and Broadway playwright (ON YOUR FEET), examines the causal link between ethics and success, life and death, art and redemption. How do we endure loss and rediscover the will to make something of our lives?
3/25/2017-4/22/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
When Woody, a nonverbal, highly intelligent, cerebral palsied 8 year old realizes that something might one day happened to his parents, he “orders” backup. Woody always plans ahead. His sister Ann, heeding the call for her magical birth, embarks on an extraordinary lifetime adventure to fulfill this order, while navigating the course of her own dreams and destiny.
3/10/2017-4/2/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
The not-so-distant future. The privileged few live inside a high-tech fortified megacity while the majority struggles for survival in massive polluted slums. Liv arrives in a junk depot in a war-torn industrial zone seeking Nix, a smuggler who can get her past the barricades and into the restricted megacity.
3/18/2017-6/10/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
The Whitefire Theatre presents the world premiere of “WHERE THE NUMBERS END: A Hell’s Kitchen Love Tragedy” written and directed by Amanda Moresco. On a Saturday night in a Hell's Kitchen bar, three tough New York City chicks face their demons and discover whether or not they have the strength to make it out of the bar alive.
3/25/2017-5/14/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Teen angst erupts in fiercely funny "Punk Rock" Seven teens at an English prep school tangle with the pressures of love, sex, bullying and college entrance exams, revealing the confusion, disconnect and latent savagery simmering beneath the surface.
3/18/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
The world premiere of the newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan was written in direct response to the immigration policies of the Trump administration and is an urgent call to action.
2/11/2017-6/17/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
It’s Queen Emmeline’s wedding day, and the whole kingdom is excited! When an evil troll banishes her sister and turns the King into a reindeer, it sets off an avalanche that puts the entire kingdom in peril. Now it’s up to Emmeline to save Snowdonia and the people she loves.
2/23/2017-4/15/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Having braved a perilous journey to escape a violent husband and a volatile political climate in her native Haiti, Sula is determined to find a better life in America for her unborn son. She drifts ashore in Miami on an old rubber tire, eleven months pregnant and desperate not to give birth at sea.
2/11/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
A new Rudie-DeCarlo Family Theatre Musical for ages 2 to 102! “A family show that should not be missed!” L.A. PARENT. Audiences help Cinderella, Snowhite, Little Bo Peep and even Mother Goose confront the magic and mystery of modern living as they try to find Belle, save the fairytale world, and prove that you're never too old to believe in imagination and happily-ever-afters.
3/18/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Ferrell Marshall stars as Emily Dickinson. The Belle of Amherst of the title is Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), a pioneering female American poet, who remains influential to this day.
1/28/2017-4/10/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
World premiere multimedia play A comatose man re-emerges into consciousness in a multilayered, multimedia theatrical event about the miraculous power of the brain to re-wire and heal itself. Blending cutting-edge science with masterful storytelling, it’s a profound, often comedic tour of the collective unconscious.
3/23/2017-4/2/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
This is a limited run of Shakespeare's beloved Comedy, The Merchant of Venice. While considered by many a "problem" play because of the conflict between the Christians of Venice and Shylock, The Merchant of Venice is the story of love in a flawed world. Filled with gorgeous language and an challenging story, Merchant of Venice is a perennial favorite!
3/4/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Couples fall in and out of love. Some couples stay in love in this comedy by Renee Taylor and Joseph Bologna. L.A. Premiere
3/11/2017-4/1/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
A New Twist On Your Favorite Stories A Mini Musical for the entire family. When Mulan finds out the evil Warrior has rescued and released all the villains back into Fairytale Land to tangle up all the fairy tales, it will be up to her and all her Princess friends to stop them!
3/5/2017-4/1/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Peter Pan and friends epic journey A Mini Musical for the entire family Join Peter and Wendy as they embark on all new adventures into Neverland! When Peter returns to Neverland he finds Captain Hook has turned the Lost Boys into Pirates, captured Tinkerbell and Tiger Lilly and taken over the Island and renamed it Pirateland!
3/25/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Based on the novel by Sharon Creech
1/28/2017-8/5/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Fun (and appropriate) for all ages 2yrs-200, this show, directed by Frank Caeti, features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation. Great for the whole family! We are the Bugs Bunny of improv come be a part of the show! Tickets $5*
2/11/2017-4/29/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
For one magical night, Jetzo - a father-son comedy team from the small fishing village of Nagoya, Japan - will get to live their lifelong dream of headlining an international variety show in America with their comedy hero, Ithamar Enriquez. It's the feel-good spectacle of the millennium, full of live music, dance, physical comedy and audience interaction.
2/25/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/25/2017
Just when you thought your life was finally under control, Fate steps in, turns everything on its heels, and you’re off on the wild ride of your life. Funny, touching, and not just a little bit racy, A DeLUSIONAL Affair will make you question everything you ever thought you knew about love, marriage, sex, fantasy and reality and come away with a new and surprisingly uplifting perspective on it all
2/16/2017-4/6/2017 - next performance date: 3/26/2017
Rain Pryor to Star in New Solo Play Fried Chicken and Latkes at Jewish Women’s Theatre in Santa Monica Actress/comedian Rain Pryor, daughter of comic legend Richard Pryor, will open her new solo play Fried Chicken & Latkes on February 16 for a six-week run at the Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) in Santa Monica.
3/26/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/26/2017
Celebrating the 25th anniversary of their friendship, famed drag queens Jackie Beat and Sherry Vine will take each other on in a singing contest unlike any other.
3/26/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 3/26/2017
Set in a prison, the story-within-a-story of Don Quixote’s musical misadventures – rife with love, chivalry, and of course, four-armed giants – unfurls into something more transcendent: a beacon of hope in a dire world.
3/12/2017-4/16/2017 - next performance date: 3/26/2017
Iconic Modern Dance Legend Celebrated in A West Coast Premiere Martha Graham simply refused to quit. Her influence on dance, which is often compared to Picasso’s influence on modern art and the impact that Frank Lloyd Wright had on architecture, has unequivocally transformed the art form.
3/19/2017-3/26/2017 - next performance date: 3/26/2017
A reimagined weekly live music series kicking off with the songs of cinema
3/26/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 3/26/2017
Written by Dale Wasserman • Music by Mitch Leigh • Lyrics by Joe Darion Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott
2/12/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 3/26/2017
Set in depression-era Kentucky, this new version of the classic Hansel and Gretel fairy tale features narration by Bradley Whitford (in a special video performance) and the rollicking bluegrass sounds of The Get Down Boys. “CRITIC’S CHOICE… gives an old tale new relevance… masterful staging… fine performances… a stunning visual tableau” — Los Angeles Times. Appropriate for ages 8+.
2/12/2017-4/9/2017 - next performance date: 3/26/2017
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group proudly presents their exciting-new immersive-theatre production
3/7/2017-5/30/2017 - next performance date: 3/28/2017
Grand Park’s Teaching Writer-in-Residence traci kato-kiriyama curates a variety of themes throughout the season, and facilitate short form writing exercises throughout the hour. Themes this year will include love, healing, power, quirks, city and maps, home, dreams, vision, food and nourishment and many more.
1/12/2017-1/11/2018 - next performance date: 3/30/2017
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.
3/30/2017-3/30/2017 - next performance date: 3/30/2017
“Fahrenheit 451”, the scorching 1966 big screen effort directed by the extraordinary François Truffaut, and starring Julie Christie and Oscar Werner, will be shown in the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room on Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m.
3/31/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 3/31/2017
The classic love story in an unique interpretation.
3/31/2017-4/16/2017 - next performance date: 3/31/2017
During “The Hotel Play,” audience members will join the class of 1992 for their 25th high school reunion. In Act I, the audience travels through six different hotel rooms and watch as estranged classmates reconnect. Memories begin to surface and in Act II the classmates come together by the hotel pool where each of their stories, past and present, are revealed.
3/31/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 3/31/2017
A new version of Matt Morillo's critically acclaimed and award-winning sex comedy. Directed by Morillo and featuring Jessica Moreno and Jaret Sacrey.
4/1/2017-4/29/2017 - next performance date: 4/1/2017
Zombie Joe's Underground's all-new signature horror-production that dives deep into the depths of inexplicable horrors,unfathomable monstrosities, and the disturbed spirits that walk among us!
4/1/2017-5/20/2017 - next performance date: 4/1/2017
The Koch Brothers are infamous, super-rich, right-wing reactionaries from Wichita, Kansas. Trained in business and politics at their father's knee, and bestowed with his oil wealth and his company, Koch Industries, the brothers are litigious multibillionaires who fund ultra-right-wing causes and candidates in an attempt to shape America in their image.
4/1/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/1/2017
“A SPLASH SELECTION! Brilliant! A Must-See!” says LA Spash Magazine. Accessibly Live Off-Line concurs, “A tight and mirthful stage piece that blends humor and pathos, with just a bit of raciness!” “A screwball and supernatural comedy, that calls to mind Hepburn and Tracy,” raves Theatre Notes.
4/2/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/2/2017
Force of Nature takes you to a dark future with "Tales From Tomorrow"
4/2/2017-5/28/2017 - next performance date: 4/2/2017
It’s "tiny, talented terrific Barbara Minkus" (Backstage) in a dynamite world premiere musical, helmed by renowned director Susan Morgenstern, with musical accompaniment by Ron Barnett, previewing April 2 to 16. A funny, poignant and powerful evening of theatre as film, television and Broadway star Barbara Minkus shares private moments, personal tidbits, and a plethora of musical delights.
4/5/2017-6/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/5/2017
MURDER, ANYONE? Emmy-winning writer Gordon Bressack directs his world premiere comedy about two writers who argue relentlessly as they work on their god awful play that just keeps getting worse and worse, when several bloody murders occur to the delight of all.
2/11/2017-4/19/2017 - next performance date: 4/5/2017
The premise is quite simple - two pairs of friends trying to figure out love and life. Two of them get together, while the other two try and put them off due to their own insecurities. Directed by Ronnie Marmo
4/5/2017-4/5/2017 - next performance date: 4/5/2017
METRO ART PRESENTS "BLADE RUNNER" TO KICK OFF “SCI-FI AT UNION STATION” FILM SERIES Three-Part Series Starts with Classic “Blade Runner” on April 5 and Includes Cult Favorite “Them!” and Contemporary Classic “Her”
4/6/2017-4/9/2017 - next performance date: 4/6/2017
Next To Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness.
4/6/2017-4/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/6/2017
Lee Berger, Paleoanthropologist It is no exaggeration to say that paleoanthropologist Lee Berger's 2013 discovery of a Homo naledi signaled a profound shift in our understanding of human evolution.
4/6/2017-4/16/2017 - next performance date: 4/6/2017
Complicite / Simon McBurney Directed and performed by Simon McBurney Inspired by the novel Amazon Beaming by Petru Popescu
4/7/2017-4/8/2017 - next performance date: 4/7/2017
The Wizard of Oz is presented by South Bay Conservatory's Premier Musical Theatre Company.
4/7/2017-4/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/7/2017
A very special Film Night with a screening of “The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble” will be presented in the Library Community Room on Friday, April 7 at 7 pm with an in-person Intro and Q & A with the film’s Academy Award-winning Director Morgan Neville.
2/25/2017-5/6/2017 - next performance date: 4/8/2017
The gut-wrenching devastation of Lear encompasses more than one man’s trajectory of power and hubris it is an affecting, unflinching chronicle of a family as it disintegrates around the mental illness of its patriarch. This spring we invite you to experience, in the midst of tragedy, the healing and transcendent nature of great art.
4/8/2017-4/8/2017 - next performance date: 4/8/2017
LA WEEKLY names it “PICK OF THE WEEK!” Joestraw#9 raves, “Run to see this show!” LA TIMES hails it as “Compelling!...First rate!...” In recognition of National Autism Awareness Month, Santa Monica Playhouse presents the return of Alan Aymie’s critically acclaimed production.
4/8/2017-4/9/2017 - next performance date: 4/8/2017
From NYC’s undisputed queen of the underground, CAP UCLA welcomes Penny Arcade in her multi-award winning monologue Longing Lasts Longer, which turns contemporary stand-up on its head to create a crack in the post-gentrified landscape.
4/8/2017-5/14/2017 - next performance date: 4/8/2017
The roots of reproductive justice are unearthed in this poetically raw play by Louisa Hill. Knocked up as a teenager, Dee finally meets the baby she gave up for adoption. Only thing is, the baby is now 25, really into death metal, and wants nothing to do with her.
4/14/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 4/14/2017
Adapted and Translated by Frederick J. Marker Based on Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House
4/14/2017-4/14/2017 - next performance date: 4/14/2017
On Friday, April 14, for one night only, podcasters Roman Mars of 99% Invisible and Helen Zaltzman of The Allusionist are joining forces to drown out grim reality with a live extravaganza of educational entertainment to benefit Arts for LA
4/17/2017-4/17/2017 - next performance date: 4/17/2017
Discover extraordinary ways that ordinary people are changing the world with an evening of insight by Nicholas D. Kristof—human rights advocate and an esteemed columnist for The New York Times. Kristof will discuss his celebrated book, A Path Appears, as he motivates through captivating stories of individuals and organizations applying research, evidence-based strategies, and innovative
4/20/2017-4/28/2017 - next performance date: 4/20/2017
by Matthew Wilkas & Mark Setlock
4/21/2017-6/4/2017 - next performance date: 4/21/2017
The Group Rep presents the world premiere of Brent Beerman’s comedy drama A Dull Pain Turned Sharp, directed by Kay Cole, about a mother’s dream to be a grandmother, a daughter’s dream of independence, and another mother’s dream of carrying on the lineage of her deceased son. What happens when one’s happiness depends upon the actions of another?
4/21/2017-4/21/2017 - next performance date: 4/21/2017
The cult favorite returns by demand after five sold out appearances! Experience two hours of thrilling visuals choreographed to one of the greatest bands of all time, Pink Floyd! With vivid multi-screen video projections, cutting edge laser technology, and the theatre’s state-of-the-art sound system—it’s got all the excitement of a live concert!
4/21/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/21/2017
With a crash of cymbals and a blast of horns, Meredith Willson's Tony Award-winning musical comedy, “The Music Man,” will march into your heart with its warm, family-friendly story, and such Broadway classics as the rousing "Seventy-six Trombones," and the beautiful “’Til There Was You,” accompanied by a live orchestra.
4/21/2017-4/28/2017 - next performance date: 4/21/2017
A young director and a young actor rage against an older generation of artists and everyone discovers just how disappointing love, art and growing up can be. In this funny, irreverent new remix of Chekhov’s "The Seagull," the timeless battle between young and old searches for the meaning of it all.
4/22/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 4/22/2017
Ages 3+ From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at their door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they will ever meet.
4/22/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 4/22/2017
The Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audience Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems, based on his Elephant & Piggie Books (Hyperion) Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma Directed by Jerry Whiddon
4/22/2017-5/20/2017 - next performance date: 4/22/2017
A pathologically shy Englishman inadvertently roots out radical racists at a quaint Georgia lodge Santa Monica Rep presents The Foreigner by Larry Shue Directed by Sarah Gurfield with David Clayberg, Troy Dunn, Sara Mayer, Mike Niedzwiecki, Julianna Robinson, Jon Sperry, and Tanya White. April 22 - May 20 at The Miles Playhouse
4/23/2017-4/23/2017 - next performance date: 4/23/2017
Whether he’s juggling laser beams at 1000 rpms, playing piano with interactive 3D backgrounds, or jumping into a video virtual world in a robot suit, it’s clear why Performance Magazine calls Mark Nizer’s original comedy, world-class juggling, movement, music, and technology “nothing less than brilliant.”
4/26/2017-6/25/2017 - next performance date: 4/26/2017
The international comedy hit, which ran in New York for over two years and has toured to more than 100 cities around the world, comes to LA for the first time. A guest production at the Colony Theatre.
4/28/2017-5/13/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
The privileged life of a high school senior at St. Joe’s School for Boys threatens to collapse when a disturbing video circulates around campus. Social class, abuse, and sexuality simmer beneath the surface of the resulting scandal taking an unexpected turn when the boy’s family is confronted with unsettling truths about their son.
4/28/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
A musical Revue of the BLUES
4/29/2017-4/29/2017 - next performance date: 4/29/2017
As America’s hottest illusionist, Jason Bishop mystifies with stunning and original state-of-theart magic, award-winning sleight of hand, and one-of-a-kind grand illusions delivered with a totally modern energy and an outstanding rock soundtrack.
5/5/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 5/5/2017
Book by Dale Wasserman Lyrics by Joe Darion Music by Mitch Leigh McCoy Rigby Entertainment
5/7/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 5/7/2017
BEST MAGIC SHOW IN LOS ANGELES LIVE ANIMALS | CARD TRICKS | MIND READING | LEVITATION | PYROTECHNICS Get ready to be wowed as the amazing MagicIAN takes to the stage at Edgemar Centre for the Arts. Watch live animals appear and experience doves magically change into a snake with pyrotechnics. Gasp in amazement as Magic Ian reads your minds and performs magic with the elements.
3/18/2017-6/17/2017 - next performance date: 5/12/2017
Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for GOOD PEOPLE, a dramedy by David Lindsay-Abaire on Saturday, March 18 from 12:00noon to 4:00pm and Sunday, March 19 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Callbacks will be held on Monday, March 20 from 7:00 to 10:00pm by appointment only.
5/13/2017-5/13/2017 - next performance date: 5/13/2017
Robert Castillo’s BMX Freestyle Team features some of today’s best action-sports athletes in a nonstop, action-packed stunt show. These World Class BMX Superstars put on a show that you won’t soon forget. Exciting, Entertaining and Memorable, giving you the “Ultimate BMX Freestyle Stunt Show Experience.”
5/18/2017-5/19/2017 - next performance date: 5/18/2017
Ami Vitale, Photographer Since beginning her career covering such stories as the conflict in Kosovo and the disputed Pakistan-India border, photojournalist Ami Vitale has let one principle guide her work: to live the story.
5/18/2017-5/18/2017 - next performance date: 5/18/2017
5/20/2017-5/20/2017 - next performance date: 5/20/2017
Relive the glory days of Tinseltown as six top tribute artists honor the biggest stars in show business. Backed by the Icons Orchestra, the performers so authentically capture the legendary stars’ voices, looks and style, you will be convinced that you are seeing the real thing!
5/24/2017-5/28/2017 - next performance date: 5/24/2017
Based on Mahabharata and the play written by Jean-Claude Carrière Adapted and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne The internationally renowned team of Peter Brook, Marie-Hélène Estienne and Jean-Claude Carrière together revisit the great Indian epic Mahabharata thirty years after Brook’s legendary production took world theater by storm.
5/27/2017-5/27/2017 - next performance date: 5/27/2017
Come have the summer of a lifetime! We hope to see you at auditions for Madagascar Jr (6-11 years olds) and Bye Bye Birdie (12-19 year olds). You don't want to miss out on these shows!
6/2/2017-6/10/2017 - next performance date: 6/2/2017
Plagued by bullies at school and an oppressive mother at home, an awkward teenager finds her telekinetic powers and discovers she has the final revenge. Based on the smash novel, this musical delivers the legend of Carrie in a new and exciting way.
6/5/2017-6/5/2017 - next performance date: 6/5/2017
One-week and two-week performing arts theatre camps for students ages 3-19. Three different camp options: 1. Showbiz Kidz (Ages 3-5) | Mon-Fri, 9am-12pm 2. Daily Theatre Camp (Ages 6-19) | Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm 3. Academy Program (Ages 13-19) | Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm For camp details, visit http://theatre360.org/summer-camp/.
6/8/2017-7/9/2017 - next performance date: 6/8/2017
The Wallis production By Alexi Kaye Campbell Directed by Michael Arden
6/16/2017-7/15/2017 - next performance date: 6/16/2017
by Neil Simon and Anton Chekhov directed by James Rice A series of shorts as imagined by a writer with writer’s block.
6/22/2017-7/13/2017 - next performance date: 6/22/2017
by Dorothy Bryant, directed by Branda Lock A passionate dialogue in letters between two 19th century French writers.
7/19/2017-8/6/2017 - next performance date: 7/19/2017
A Play with Music Written and Performed by Hershey Felder Directed by Trevor Hay
7/28/2017-8/26/2017 - next performance date: 7/28/2017
We’ll be reprising some of our favorite short plays of the last 14 seasons, opens July 28
8/5/2017-8/5/2017 - next performance date: 8/5/2017
9/22/2017-10/21/2017 - next performance date: 9/22/2017
By Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverly Cross & Francis Evans Directed by Cylan Brown Zany farce involving a man with three fiancees and scheduling issues.
9/28/2017-10/19/2017 - next performance date: 9/28/2017
by Eric Overmyer directed by Richard Perloff A fearless feminine Victorian trio set out for Terra Incognita and find adventure, opens September 28
11/10/2017-12/16/2017 - next performance date: 11/10/2017
by Cricket Daniel Can the Christmas spirit be restored after being stranded in the airport, opens November 10