Event Listings


4/11/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/25/2017
When a bright, liberal law school graduate embarks on a nerve-wracking clerkship with Justice Antonin Scalia, she discovers him to be both an infuriating sparring partner and an unexpected mentor. As the country waits for Scalia’s seat to be filled, The Originalist looks into the complexities of one of the most polarizing Supreme Court Justices of all times.
4/12/2017-4/26/2017 - next performance date: 4/25/2017
IVRT presents Little Women the Broadway Musical at the beautiful Candlelight Pavilion in Claremont on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Discover Claremont, a charming New England style college town with pubs and eateries that critics have deemed “worth the drive,” and dozens of locally owned boutique shops offering unique finds. Check out a performance! Doors open 30 minutes before curtain.
4/11/2017-5/14/2017 - next performance date: 4/25/2017
Venture back Into The Woods with the acclaimed Fiasco Theater production that the Associated Press called ingenious and bewitching. Unanimously praised and extended twice at Roundabout’s Laura Pels Theater, the Tony Award®-winning musical classic by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine has been mounted with boundless imagination.
4/21/2017-4/28/2017 - next performance date: 4/25/2017
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.
3/7/2017-5/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/25/2017
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.
4/14/2017-5/14/2017 - next performance date: 4/25/2017
After years of struggling at a small-time club in the Florida Panhandle, Casey realizes it’s now or never for his career as an Elvis impersonator. Enter Miss Tracy Mills, a self-proclaimed grand dame of drag who guarantees Casey’s life is about to get “all shook up.” "Plenty of laughs guaranteed.The cast is brilliant. A FEATURED event.GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
4/25/2017-6/4/2017 - next performance date: 4/25/2017
Archduke is the astonishing new play from Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Rajiv Joseph, one of the most exciting playwrights of our time. Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Guards at the Taj) returns to the Taper with this World premiere, Center Theatre Group commission that poetically traces a group of young men along their unlikely path...
4/21/2017-5/14/2017 - next performance date: 4/26/2017
From the first notes to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. As powerful, poignant, and timely as ever, the thrilling Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim score – including “Tonight,” “Maria,” “America” and the classic “Somewhere,” remains one of the best ever written.
4/20/2017-4/29/2017 - next performance date: 4/26/2017
Four actors play over 150 characters in this hit suspense comedy. This is an outdoor event. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, picnics, and lawn chairs. Families are welcome.
4/22/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/26/2017
The dog days of summer arrive early this year, as Rubicon Theatre Company presents a spring production of A.R. Gurney’s howlingly funny canine comedy SYLVIA, a love story about empty nesters Greg and Kate, and an irrepressible mutt named Sylvia.
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.
4/5/2017-6/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/26/2017
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.
3/25/2017-5/14/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
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.
4/20/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
"TOP TEN" - Stage Raw OVATION Recommended IT’S TIME originated from the true story TIME FLIES WHEN YOU'RE ALIVE, filmed as an HBO Showcase, an Ace Award nominee.
4/20/2017-4/28/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
by Matthew Wilkas & Mark Setlock
4/20/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
A story of co-founders W.E.B. Du Bois and May Ovington in the early days of the N.A.A.C.P. West Coast Premiere.
4/21/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
SISTER ACT is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! Featuring original music by Tony and 8-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Newsies, Beauty and The Beast, Little Shop of Horrors), this uplifting musical was nominated for 5 Tony Awards including Best Musical.
3/16/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
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.
4/27/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” will be staged by the Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Department for a two-weekend run in the Auditorium Mainstage Theatre beginning April 27.
4/6/2017-5/5/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
A world premiere play written and performed by Terry Maratos. Directed by Jim Anzide.
4/27/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
ILM FESTIVAL LOS ANGELES-ARRIVING APRIL 27TH - 30TH 2017 Four days of screenings, parties and artist programs that celebrate independent film making in the heart of Santa Monica.
3/24/2017-5/20/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
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...
4/27/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
Mark Jude Sullivan, Jane Kaczmarek and Jon Tenney head the cast when L.A. Theatre Works records James Lapine’s stage adaptation of Moss Hart’s ‘Act One’ live-in-performance for radio broadcast and online download. Five performances, April 27-30, at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater.
4/27/2017-4/27/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
A special retrospective salute to filmmaker John McDonald will be presented in the Library Community Room on Thursday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. The free event will be presented by the South Pasadena Public Library and the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library with special thanks to 210eastsound.
4/27/2017-6/4/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
As Tolstoy said “All happy families are alike each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” In The House in Scarsdale, playwright Dan O’Brien traces the roots of his family’s particular unhappiness to learn why his parents and siblings cut him off years ago.
4/19/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
Sometime in the not-too-distant future, a neuroscientist works closely with an artificial being to teach him how to become more human and to grow beyond the “uncanny valley” — a term used to describe the discomfort we feel when we see electronic recreations of human beings that are oh-so-close, but just not quite right. A chilling jaunt into the future.
1/12/2017-1/11/2018 - next performance date: 4/27/2017
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.
4/21/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
Dr. James King hosts a radio dance walkathon in 1932 Green Haven Health Spa while writing a new Bible and operating on patients.
4/21/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
Much like a meal of comfort food and rare desserts, this celebration of the Bard’s world offers famous scenes from familiar plays like Hamlet, Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet, and little-known scenes from hidden gems like King John and Titus Andronicus. A new show each week!
4/7/2017-5/13/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
We are proud to present the Tony-Award winning classic by Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest. This wonderful, colorful comedy of manners and mistaken identities is truly one of the classic comedies of all time. Most theater-goes agree that it is probably the wittiest play in the English language.
4/7/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
Towne Street Theatre presents The 9th Annual TST Ten-Minute Play Festival. The festival features 9 plays centered around the theme "It's 1:24 A.M. - anything can happen."
4/15/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
A taut and plot-twisting story of political, emotional, and sexual intrigue, penned by the creator of Netflix's House of Cards. During a hotly contested presidential primary campaign a wunderkind press secretary, blinded by hubris, makes a wrong turn. After choosing to walk through “that door” his life, and the lives of others, spin out of control.
4/28/2017-6/4/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
Pericles marks the 24th Shakespearean production mounted by The Porters of Hellsgate. Artistic Director Charles Pasternak returns to the directing chair and Leon Russom to the boards. They last worked together on 2014s production of Henry V, a critical and audience hit, which received Ovation, Broadway World, and Valley Theatre Award nominations.
4/21/2017-6/4/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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?
2/10/2017-4/28/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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!
4/21/2017-5/14/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
Pulitzer winner about a couple coping with a tragic loss.
2/24/2017-5/13/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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.
3/24/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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?
4/1/2017-5/20/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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.
4/8/2017-5/14/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
"TOP TEN" - Stage Raw and "Ovation Recommended" 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.
4/28/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
West Coast premiere of a new play by Matt Morillo, author of the international hits "Angry Young Women in Low–Rise Jeans with High–Class Issues," "All Aboard the Marriage Hearse," and "The Inventor and the Escort." The cast features Farida Amer, Eileen Grubba, and Tom Pilutik. Directed by Morillo.
3/24/2017-5/13/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
“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?
4/28/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
Fountain Theatre’s Citizen: An American Lyric, a meditation on race that fuses poetry, prose, movement, music and the video image, is a provocative stage adaptation of Claudia Rankine’s internationally acclaimed book of poetry about everyday acts of racism in America adapted by playwright and Fountain Theatre Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs and directed by Shirley Jo Finney.
4/8/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
"Thoroughly engaging...dynamic. Cast is superb. Go" - The Los Angeles Post The high-stakes world of Civil War–era horse racing sets the stage for this captivating drama during a time of slavery and Reconstruction.
4/12/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
In Lone Star brothers Roy and Ray take a drunken stumble down a memory lane littered with cars, stars, women and bars. Roy, a brawny Vietnam vet many years removed from the war, still can’t find his place, so he spends his nights behind Angel’s bar trying to get back to a place in his mind. Directed by David Fofi Playwright James McClure
4/22/2017-5/20/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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. A pathologically shy Englishman inadvertently roots out radical racists at a quaint Georgia lodge.
3/24/2017-4/28/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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: 4/28/2017
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?
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.
3/17/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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!
4/28/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
A musical Revue of the BLUES
4/21/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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.
3/24/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/28/2017
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.
3/18/2017-6/10/2017 - next performance date: 4/29/2017
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.
2/11/2017-6/17/2017 - next performance date: 4/29/2017
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.
2/11/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/29/2017
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.
4/15/2017-5/6/2017 - next performance date: 4/29/2017
When tragedy strikes two old friends, they find an unlikely path to recovery through Shakespeare's King Lear. Part original story, part Lear, Lear's Shadow is a surprisingly fresh take on one of Shakespeare's best plays, as told through the lens of a simple story of friendship overcoming loss.
4/1/2017-4/29/2017 - next performance date: 4/29/2017
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!
4/29/2017-6/18/2017 - next performance date: 4/29/2017
Damascus, Syria: 2014. Two couples meet for dinner to take their minds off the war raging around them. An unexpected profession of love, an untimely proposal and one kiss later, one of the foursome lies dead on the floor. Runs 4/29-6/18/17 at Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West LA, 90025 www.OdysseyTheatre.com, Ph: 310-477-2055
3/18/2017-6/18/2017 - next performance date: 4/29/2017
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.
1/28/2017-8/5/2017 - next performance date: 4/29/2017
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: 4/29/2017
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.
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.
4/1/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/30/2017
“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.
4/2/2017-5/28/2017 - next performance date: 4/30/2017
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.
4/2/2017-4/30/2017 - next performance date: 4/30/2017
Force of Nature takes you to a dark future with "Tales From Tomorrow"
3/26/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 4/30/2017
Dream the impossible dream with the wandering hidalgo in this quintessential tale about the resilience of the human spirit, and the power of storytelling when faced with insurmountable odds. Written by Dale Wasserman • Music by Mitch Leigh • Lyrics by Joe Darion Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott
1/28/2017-5/22/2017 - next performance date: 5/1/2017
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.
5/2/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 5/2/2017
THE BODYGUARD is an award–winning musical based on the smash–hit film of the same name. Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron, played by GRAMMY Award-nominated and multi-platinum recording artist Deborah Cox, from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don't expect is to fall in love.
5/4/2017-5/6/2017 - next performance date: 5/4/2017
The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles’ 2017-Year of Macbeth continues with four performances of Macbeth in Rhythm at The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles, 1238 West 1st Street in downtown Los Angeles. Performances are Thursday, May 4th at 8pm, Friday, May 5th at 8pm, and Saturday May 6th at 2pm and 8pm. All seats are $25 and can be purchased at www.shakespearecenter.org
5/4/2017-6/15/2017 - next performance date: 5/4/2017
Tales of Modern Motherhood: This Sh*t Just Got Real, is a heartfelt comedy about the uncertainties of becoming a parent, the FEAR of being a parent, and the reservations of why I didn’t just settle for a dog.
2/25/2017-5/6/2017 - next performance date: 5/4/2017
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.
5/5/2017-5/28/2017 - next performance date: 5/5/2017
This Michael John LaChiusa off-Broadway musical, originally produced at Lincoln Center in NYC in 1993, features musical direction by Brenda Varda and is directed by Richard Van Slyke.
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
5/5/2017-5/27/2017 - next performance date: 5/5/2017
Set amongst the marble hallways of the Mountain View Mausoleum in Altadena, the stunning conclusion to The Speakeasy Society’s critically-acclaimed THE JOHNNY CYCLE: Part III - The Living immerses audiences in the mind of an injured soldier as his perception of reality blends with dreams, memories and events from his author’s life. Johnny may speak for the dead, but who will listen?
5/5/2017-5/28/2017 - next performance date: 5/5/2017
On a seemingly ordinary day, a group of women gather to plan a philanthropic fundraiser. As the evening unwinds, the world dips into the surreal and their secrets, fears, and frustrations with society and each other come to light. Featuring an international cast of women, Forne´s’ 1977 play explores how women across the world are subtly pressured to conform to an ideal of meekness and femininity.
5/6/2017-5/6/2017 - next performance date: 5/6/2017
Fritz Coleman's show about life after 50. DEFYING GRAVITY is a humorous look at the far side of 50. Yes, we all have to face that sooner or later, and Fritz Coleman is bound to share some insights that make it fun, funny and familiar.
5/6/2017-5/6/2017 - next performance date: 5/6/2017
A sensational evening of immersive theatrical experiences to benefit the art and community of Chalk Repertory Theatre
2/12/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 5/7/2017
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+.
5/7/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 5/7/2017
Musical Theatre Guild closes their 21st season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's State Fair. Hit songs include "It Might As Well Be Spring" and "It's A Grand Night For Singing". Daniel Smith directs and choreographs.
5/7/2017-5/14/2017 - next performance date: 5/7/2017
The Group Rep presents Brian Stanton’s award-winning, critically acclaimed play BLANK directed by McKerrin Kelly, a solo show which explores adoption & identity. Playing 12 characters, adoptee Brian Stanton embarks on a quest for identity ultimately discovering the horrific truth of his birth, an instinctive love for his birth mother, and a grateful dedication to his adoptive family.
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.
5/7/2017-5/7/2017 - next performance date: 5/7/2017
If you have not had the chance to catch the popular ‘Silent Sundays’ film series at the Mission Playhouse, come to the Playhouse May 7th at 2:30pm for the last screening of the season, The Gaucho (1927), starring the King of Hollywood, Douglas Fairbanks, and Lupe Vélez, in her feature film debut.
5/12/2017-5/12/2017 - next performance date: 5/12/2017
"A genius philosopher—student of molecular biology - bares all in a one-man autobiographical show. says the New York Times of this story of a philosopher’s quest for a solution to all of life’s problems. A solution based not on belief or faith but on logical rigor. A solution to what Einstein called “the riddle of the great, big world.”
5/12/2017-6/18/2017 - next performance date: 5/12/2017
Wanna make six million dollars the easy way? (Okay, maybe not so easy.) The Tony Award-winning writing team of Flaherty/Ahrens (Ragtime, Once on this Island) has created a hilarious musical murder mystery farce mixing diamonds, mistaken identities and a body in a wheelchair (oh, and puppies!), in this all singing, all dancing, killer musical comedy! In fact, you’ll die laughing!
5/12/2017-5/21/2017 - next performance date: 5/12/2017
Written by Ruby Rae Spiegel and directed by Alana Dietze, Echo Theater Company’s Dry Land is a haunting play about female friendship and an abortion that takes place in the locker room of a central Florida high school. Written when Spiegel was just 21 years old and still an undergraduate at Yale, the play is a deeply truthful portrait of the fears, ...
5/12/2017-6/17/2017 - next performance date: 5/12/2017
Kentwood Players proudly presents GOOD PEOPLE, a dramedy by David Lindsay-Abaire, opening Friday, May 12 through Saturday, June 17, 2017 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester, CA 90045.
5/12/2017-7/1/2017 - next performance date: 5/12/2017
In this scathingly funny look at a family in crisis, the Lyons family is falling apart just when they need to pull together. Rita Lyons, in a heroic effort to keep the family united while her husband, Ben, is dying of cancer, has called their grown children together to say good-bye around his hospital bed.
5/12/2017-6/11/2017 - next performance date: 5/12/2017
This Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize- winning rock musical is a heartbreaking, humorous, and unflinchingly authentic look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of bipolar disorder. Music by Tom Kitt Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey Directed by Nancy Keystone Music Direction by Marc Macalintal
5/13/2017-5/13/2017 - next performance date: 5/13/2017
Julie Goldman returns to the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre for one night only with her new comedy extravaganza "It’s a Miracle!"
5/13/2017-8/19/2017 - next performance date: 5/13/2017
Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for THE GINGERBREAD LADY, a dramedy by Neil Simon, on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 12:00noon to 4:00pm and Sunday, May 14 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Callbacks will be held on Monday, May 15 from 7:00 to 10:00pm by appointment only. This is a non-equity, non-paid production directed by Drew Fitzsimmons and produced by Jenny Boone and Lynn Gutstadt for Kentwood Players with rights secured from Samuel French.
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.”
5/13/2017-6/11/2017 - next performance date: 5/13/2017
Step into the merry old land of Oz before Dorothy arrived, when Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West were best friends! When these two unlikely friends meet at Oz High they find themselves in a situation which forces them to get to know and understand each other better.
5/15/2017-5/15/2017 - next performance date: 5/15/2017
Join everybody’s favorite plaintiffs French Stewart and Vanessa Stewart for a shit-kicking, noisy raise-your-glasses, raise-your voices wake, otherwise known as the Third Annual Stage Raw Theater Awards, a musical celebration of the best of 99-seat theater in 2016, and the best of 99-seat theater since 1979, and what’s possible for the future. Music provided by No Static Trio + and other guests.
5/16/2017-6/24/2017 - next performance date: 5/16/2017
The 2006 Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons is “Too Good to Be True!” (New York Post). Jersey Boys features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” The Crowd Goes Wild! cheers The New York Times.
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!
4/22/2017-5/27/2017 - next performance date: 5/20/2017
Henry Ong's six-hour adaptation of this epic Chinese play is a modern yet traditional treatment of a tale of the human heart brought to life by a diverse cast of 13 helmed by LA Director Kila Kitu in as open air series of free performances over three Saturdays at Edward Vincent Park
5/20/2017-6/18/2017 - next performance date: 5/20/2017
Emmitt and Ava, a contemporary tale of love and loss. Two families, unacquainted with one another, suddenly find themselves forced to communicate on most intimate terms. Emmitt and Ava is a play as dynamic as it is relevant.
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.
5/25/2017-5/28/2017 - next performance date: 5/25/2017
An L.A. Theatre Works-commissioned world premiere docudrama from playwright/screenwriter David Rambo about the decision-making process of a president in crisis. Five performances only featuring an all-star cast: May 25-May 28 at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater.
5/25/2017-6/11/2017 - next performance date: 5/25/2017
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center presents a limited engagement of "S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret," written and performed by Alexandra Billings, star of Amazon Prime’s hit show "Transparent." Written by Ms. Billings and conceived and directed by Joanne Gordon. Also starring Joey Ruggiero, Jeff Paul, Valerie Stanford, and Kayla Kearney.
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!
5/28/2017-5/29/2017 - next performance date: 5/28/2017
Come dance with your favorite Jr. Hostesses and watch legends of the ’40s come to life in this all new show!
5/30/2017-7/9/2017 - next performance date: 5/30/2017
The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it "Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical.
5/31/2017-6/8/2017 - next performance date: 5/31/2017
Join the Kids On Stage players as they showcase scenes from two adaptions, perfect for the whole family.
6/1/2017-6/3/2017 - next performance date: 6/1/2017
Two Noh Plays/ Operas on the life and afterlife of Benjamin Franklin. The Spell of Tradition is an eminently accessible evening of modern opera and Noh drama, inspired by one of American history’s most fascinating personalities. It’s a unique opportunity to enjoy classical entertainment at a very affordable price.
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.
6/4/2017-6/24/2017 - next performance date: 6/4/2017
This Our Now tells two more-or-less modern love stories: Four characters fall in love, fall apart, and fail to connect in this thoroughly millennial exploration of defense mechanisms. The show will perform at the Hollywood Fringe Festival this June at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre on Melrose.
6/5/2017-6/24/2017 - next performance date: 6/5/2017
"Vain, vapid, vulgar...and the second most popular TV show in the nation." Things go horribly wrong in the season finale of "Human Hothouse: The Aftershow," a weekly re-cap of the the nation's hottest TV show, "Human Hothouse."
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
6/8/2017-6/24/2017 - next performance date: 6/8/2017
The legendary Harmony Boys are returning to Southern California and bringing Christmas 1962 with them for a special four performance run in the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival.
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.
6/28/2017-8/6/2017 - next performance date: 6/28/2017
Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game. Directed by Drama Desk Award winner Mark Brokaw (The Lyons, How I Learned to Drive), Heisenberg brings to blazing, theatrical life...
7/9/2017-8/6/2017 - next performance date: 7/9/2017
For nearly 20 years, playwright Lauren Yee’s father Larry has been a driving force in the Yee Family Association, a seemingly obsolescent Chinese American men’s club formed 150 years ago in the wake of the Gold Rush. But when her father goes missing, Lauren must plunge into the rabbit hole of San Francisco Chinatown and confront a world both foreign and familiar.
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
7/23/2017-7/23/2017 - next performance date: 7/23/2017
The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Los Angeles and surrounding areas throughout California. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller!
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
8/2/2017-9/10/2017 - next performance date: 8/2/2017
A National Theatre production, this Tony®-winning play follows 15-year-old Christopher, who has an extraordinary brain he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.
8/5/2017-8/5/2017 - next performance date: 8/5/2017
8/11/2017-12/30/2017 - next performance date: 8/11/2017
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
9/13/2017-10/22/2017 - next performance date: 9/13/2017
An astonishing, deeply moving new drama about family, acceptance, and the power of faith from MacArthur “Genius Award”-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney (The Brother/Sister Plays), featuring Tony Award® winner Phylicia Rashad. At the mouth of the Mississippi River, Shelah’s family and friends have come to celebrate her birthday and save her from a leaking roof.
9/15/2017-10/1/2017 - next performance date: 9/15/2017
A beloved fairytale and Academy Award®-winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession, and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world. Victoria Page lives to dance, but her ambitions become a battleground between the two men who inspire her passion.
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
10/11/2017-11/19/2017 - next performance date: 10/11/2017
From Grammy® winners Steve Martin and Edie Brickell comes Bright Star, the new Broadway musical that brings a fresh breeze to the spring theater season (Charles Isherwood, The New York Times).
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
11/21/2017-12/31/2017 - next performance date: 11/21/2017
Welcome to the ‘90s—the 1590s—long before the dawn of premium tickets, star casting, and reminders to turn off your cell phones. Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom (Tony® nominee Rob McClure and Broadway’s Josh Grisetti) are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard” (Tony nominee Adam Pascal).
1/10/2018-3/31/2018 - next performance date: 1/10/2018
From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Disney's ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.
1/31/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 1/31/2018
A janitor. A software mogul. A college grad. An IRS paper-pusher. Although they live thousands of miles apart, these four people share a secret: they’re recovering addicts who have found a safe haven in an online chat room. There, with liberal doses of jokes and bullying, they help each other navigate the broken terrain of their lives. But when an Iraq War veteran’s tragedy spills...
4/3/2018-4/22/2018 - next performance date: 4/3/2018
The ultimate love story continues in LOVE NEVER DIES, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows one of the most successful musicals of all time, which has now been seen by more than 130 million people worldwide and is the winner of over 50 international awards.
5/3/2018-5/27/2018 - next performance date: 5/3/2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit. SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly).
5/29/2018-6/17/2018 - next performance date: 5/29/2018
THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter), this joyous American classic, directed by Tony winner John Doyle, has conquered Broadway in an all-new “ravishingly reconceived production that is a glory to behold” (The New York Times).
7/6/2018-7/29/2018 - next performance date: 7/6/2018
ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan.
8/2/2018-8/26/2018 - next performance date: 8/2/2018
Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland)."It's an empowering musical of the highest order!" raves the Chicago Tribune.