Event Listings

1/17/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/19/2018
A silent father, an ancient tradition and an unexpectedly important game of baseball forge bonds of lifelong friendship between two Jewish boys from “five blocks and a world apart” in this funny, poignant, timely and timeless father-son story about recognition and acceptance of “the other.”
1/6/2018-3/3/2018 - next performance date: 2/19/2018
The Whitefire Theatre presents Solofest 2018. January 6 – March 3. Opened with Pam Levin’s “Motherhood” and will close Saturday, March 3 with Synthia Hardy as the magnificent Billie Holiday in “Backstage with Lady Day: Billie!”
2/15/2018-2/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/20/2018
Featuring testimonials and interviews from DACA students and community members, these stories of personal struggle invite the question: who gets to dream the American Dream?
1/31/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/20/2018
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...
1/10/2018-3/31/2018 - next performance date: 2/20/2018
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.
2/17/2018-3/19/2018 - next performance date: 2/20/2018
Set to the joyful sounds of traditional Puerto Rican folk music, this poignant play — the final installment in Hudes’ three-play “Elliot cycle,” which began with the Pulitzer Prize-finalist Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue and Pulitzer Prize-winner Water by the Spoonful — chronicles a year in the life of two kindred souls as they search for love, meaning and a sense of hope in a quickly changing world.
1/27/2018-2/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/20/2018
Elliot Ortiz is a young soldier, like his Pop was before him, like his abuelo before him. But despite the things they share—their love of music, their love of each other, and their experiences of war—they can’t communicate, even when they desperately need to.
1/13/2018-3/4/2018 - next performance date: 2/21/2018
On the day England enters World War II, legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud invites the young, rising Oxford don C.S. Lewis to his home in London. There, only weeks before Freud took his own life, they engage in a humorous and deeply touching battle of wits on the subjects of love, sex and the existence of God.
2/21/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/21/2018
An intimate musical about a spirited orphan girl who is sent to a prestigious college by a mysterious benefactor. Jerusha’s heart-warming journey to independence, education and romance is chronicled in a wealth of witty letters and glorious songs. Based on the classic novel that inspired the 1955 movie starring Fred Astaire.
1/4/2018-12/27/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
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.
2/16/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
Based on the Oscar-winning hit film, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT is a hilarious, outrageous and fabulous musical road trip featuring some of the most classic dance songs of all time including “It’s Raining Men,” “I Will Survive,” and "I Love the Nightlife."
2/22/2018-3/24/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
Gil is a loser. He works at McDonald's, lives with his ailing mother, and hasn't had a girlfriend since...ever. But that's all about to change. He's been secretly training (and drugging) a rooster to fight. And Odysseus Rex (aka Odie) is the baddest barnyard bird there is.
1/5/2018-2/24/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
Two female inmates, a compulsive talker and a mute, form an unlikely bond. World Premiere from the writer-director of "One in the Chamber."
2/3/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
Range of Light presents the world premiere of David Sessions’ dark comedy Two Fisted Love, a visiting production at the Odyssey Theatre about a modern family in a state of moral crisis.
1/31/2018-3/4/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
Edward Albee’s poignant work about his friend, one of the most singular sculptors of the 20th century
2/15/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
written by Tennessee Williams directed by Michael Michetti This daring new production strips away decades of Southern gothic gauze to reveal striking themes of class, race, and gender—reinvigorating the classic which shocked audiences in its debut 70 years ago.
1/27/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
Starring Orson Bean and Alley Mills Tony Award nominee, and winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award (Best Solo Performance 2015), Orson Bean, returns to Pacific Resident Theatre in the world premiere of Alright Then, co-starring Alley Mills (Norma Arnold on The Wonder Years)
2/22/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
Hailed as an icon of style, grace and strength, famous for her allure and piercing sensuality, much has been written and said about America’s most popular First Lady—although the one detail usually omitted is that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was human.
1/18/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
Chilling, sinister, thought-provoking — and wickedly funny. Antaeus Theatre Company presents a fully partner-cast production of Harold Pinter’s seldom seen dark comedy.
2/14/2018-3/17/2018 - next performance date: 2/22/2018
Celebrate Valentine’s Day (and the rest of February and March) with a delightful romcom that blurs the lines between art and life, between gay and straight.
2/23/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Partners in life and on canvas, Marc and Bella Chagall are immortalized as having one of the most romantic marriages of the 20th Century.The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk traces the young couple as they navigate the Pogroms, the Russian Revolution and each other
2/9/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award. Set in a deserted Victorian boathouse (a “folly”) in Lebanon, Missouri in 1944, Matt Friedman has arrived to plead his love to Sally Talley, the susceptible but uncertain daughter of the Talley family. Telling his innermost secrets and in return, learning hers, Matt gradually awakens Sally to the possibilities of a life to
2/23/2018-3/31/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Jeff is a 35-year-old atheist who has recently moved to Los Angeles to start a new life. Greg is a middle-aged struggling journalist led by "signs from above." When serendipity reunites the former acquaintances, Greg insists their fates are intertwined and they must uncover the details of their shared cosmic destiny.
9/1/2017-4/27/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Extended thru April 27th! Live Rude Girls is an all-female sketch comedy revue that carefully considers the question of whether women can be funny, takes the paper the question was written on, tears it up, pours gasoline all over it, and uses it to start a dumpster fire protesting the defunding of Planned Parenthood.
9/22/2017-4/27/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Extended thru April 27th! Trump in Space is Star Trek meets Avenue Q meets Trump, a musical battle of good vs bad, and ideals vs opportunism. This original musical is an epic space adventure filled with all the sci-fi tropes we love and all the politics we love to hate.
2/2/2018-2/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Chromolume Theatre at the Attic presents the first production of its 2018 Season of Musicals, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s "Dessa Rose." Featuring musical direction by Daniel Yokomizo, choreography by Michael Marchak, and direction by James Esposito.
2/15/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Don’t Hug Me Productions presents the world premiere musical comedy Don’t Hug Me, We’re Family, book and lyrics by Phil Olson, music by Paul Olson, directed by Doug Engalla, choreography by Michele Bernath. The host of a radio show devoted entirely to ice fishing loses his sole sponsor while his wife, a popular host of a book show, has numerous sponsors, putting the couple at odds.
2/9/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
The Speed Of Darkness Feb. 9th - Mar. 18th, 2018 Joe is a decorated hero of the Vietnam War and owns a prosperous construction business in South Dakota. When Joe suddenly finds himself nominated as man of the year by his town, he is faced with an unwelcome amount of attention, which begins to challenge his ability to walk the tenuous line of normality on which he has come to live.
1/26/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
The Group Rep presents The Chinese Wall (Die Chinesische Mauer), written by Swiss playwright Max Frisch, translated by James. L. Rosenberg, directed by Larry Eisenberg. Part tragedy, comedy, history, and satire this wildly unpredictable theatrical event rivals and parallels today’s headlines, making an astounding comment on a seemingly farcical political arena.
2/7/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Actors Co-op Theatre Company presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award nominated drama A WALK IN THE WOODS written by beloved playwright Lee Blessing, directed by Ken Sawyer, produced by Lauren Thompson. This witty two-hander concerns a relationship between two arms negotiators and what happens when they step out of the war room and into the woods.
2/16/2018-3/3/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
A three-week only political pop-up in a speakeasy setting.
2/2/2018-2/24/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Step inside a Hollywood loft for an experience where instead of viewing the action from a distance, you become immersed in it! In this site-specific production, the audience themselves are part of the 1980s apartment where Julie Rodgers is on the verge of a breakdown. Her boss made a pass at her that she rejected, so now Julie is without a job, broke, disillusioned, and drinking.
2/16/2018-3/17/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
WORLD PREMIERE! Long before Felix met Oscar, Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin were ill-fitting roommates in the south of France a fateful co-habitation that would change the face of art - and Van Gogh's face, too. It's a lesser-known tidbit of theatre history that these two masters were also the subjects of Neil Simon's original draft of "The Odd Couple."
2/16/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Interact Theatre Company presents a comedy/drama by Oscar and Tony Award-winner Mark Rylance and American poet Louis Jenkins.
2/9/2018-2/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Type A Entertainment Presents: Extremities Written by William Mastrosimone Directed by Klaudia Kovacs Starring McKenzie Coffee, Adam Lopez, Dia Frampton & Melissa Ocampo Opens Friday February 9, 2018 at The Sidewalk Studio Theatre in Burbank
1/19/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
A haunting love triangle triggers an unexpected chain of events in this poetic play. In the early stages of a new relationship, Sarah and Sam are lovers happily discovering each other. Sarah and Nate know everything about each other, best of friends since childhood and Maybe something more.
2/23/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group proudly presents director Denise Devin's theatrical adaptation of HP Lovecraft's tale
2/10/2018-3/10/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
The drama begins on a thunderstruck night in 1980’s rural western Colorado, where an old merry go-round in an abandoned amusement park becomes refuge for two young men after a near-fatal accident, catapulting an unlikely friendship into an intimately intertwined journey through the trials of two starkly different life paths.
2/9/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
A meditation on creativity and artistic responsibility in Stalin's Russia
2/23/2018-3/4/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen is an 80 minute performance inspired by the board game Dungeons & Dragons. Director Randee Trabitz alongside fight choreographer Edgar Landa, costumer Linda Muggeridge, set designer Chris Bell and dozens of Caltech undergrads, grads, staff, JPL and community, re-create the early 90s atmosphere of an Ohio high school within the parallel fantasy world of D&D.
2/23/2018-2/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Impro Theatre creates a new Chekhovian world populated by people who dream of a different life, all the while dealing with the everyday unpredictability of feeling love, disillusionment and the certain catastrophe that is the next moment.
2/16/2018-3/4/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Gangsters and gamblers, missionary dolls, and showgirls turn the gamble of love into a high-energy musical in the five-time Tony Award-winning musical "Guys and Dolls," February 16 - March 4 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Based on the stories and characters by Damon Runyon, with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, the show tops Entertainment Weekly
1/12/2018-4/27/2018 - next performance date: 2/23/2018
Winner of the 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival Encore! Producer's Award returns for an extended run.
1/19/2018-3/4/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
Four Hawaiian youngsters survive the bombing of Pearl Harbor with differing perspectives. Multi-award-winner Tim Dang directs.
2/24/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
Shakespeare's historical romance, presented with a contemporary song score.
1/13/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
“Absolutely side-splitting humor - Jerry Mayer is surely one of the funniest writers alive! A marvelous evening of theater!” (The Good Life) “Another hit! Chris DeCarlo’s direction of this funny comedy is impeccable.” (The Enterprise). Winner of two Drama-Logue awards for outstanding playwright and outstanding direction, it’s a hilarious, daring and just-a-touch racy comedy!
2/24/2018-3/4/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
Shakespeare Youth Festival LA 2018 "...Money Can't Buy Me Love" First a philanthropist, then a bitter misanthropist. In fact, Timon's character arc is the opposite of Dickens’ Ebenezar Scrooge. He throws decadent parties with merriment and dancing as he tosses his money to alleged friends. He ignores his accountant. And when he goes broke, he is stunned that no one is there for him.
2/24/2018-3/4/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
Shakespeare Youth Festival LA 2018 Who is the hero and who is the villain in Shakespeare's frighteningly current Julius Caesar? Or is there someone behind the curtain? Travel back to the 60s, and the days of The Manchurian Candidate and the Cold War with us as we find that everything old is new again ...
2/17/2018-2/24/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
The Official V-Day Hollywood Benefit Performance of The Vagina Monologues On Saturday, February 17 and Saturday, February 24, 2018, at 6:30 p.m., Girl Theatre Group will present a two-night benefit performance of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play The Vagina Monologues at iO West, 6366 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028. iO West is home to LA's best improv and scripted comedy shows and classes.
2/17/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
The Group Rep presents the world premiere of The Cape and the Klan a play by Tin Penavic and Ted Ryan, directed by Stan Mazin, produced by Kyra Schwartz and Ted Ryan, a dramedy based on a true story about a lone reporter who goes undercover to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan in 1951, as the Civil Rights Movement for desegregation is in full swing.
2/24/2018-2/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
Powerful and poignant, heartfelt and humorous, Santa Monica Playhouse is proud to present two shows only of of film, television and stage personality Stogie Kenyatta’s acclaimed NAACP Solo Show Award-Winning show about African-American artist-activist Paul Robeson.
2/24/2018-3/24/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
Broadway Actors Kick Off 2018 Season at Ruskin Group Theatre.
2/24/2018-4/28/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
2018 is filled with divisive politics, fake news, presidential tweets, celebrity sexual harassment, and the threat of nuclear war. With all of this looming, we’ve grown Uncomfortably Numb. But this show will have you feeling something again...laughter! For the first time at Second City Hollywood, a cast of Alumni, Faculty, and Graduates collaborate to write an all original sketch comedy revue.
2/24/2018-4/28/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
Seventeen Seventy Fox is the true story of the Constitution as told by the heroes at "Fox And Friends." Learn the true meaning of Free Speech, The 2nd Amendment, and Christmas. MERRY CHRISTMAS, BY THE WAY. "It's like 'Hamilton' for loud, angry uncles!" - Uncle Matt.
10/14/2017-3/3/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
Interactive musical for young audiences, based on the classic tale. Storybook Theatre’s fun-filled version of the famous story has lots of singing, dancing, and audience participation…and even a comical ballet…as the Ugly Duckling learns valuable lessons from the audience, Mama Duck and her companion dog as she transforms into a beautiful swan right before your eyes.
1/21/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
“A hilarious musical melodrama!” raves LA Parent. An Our Times “Best Bet!” It’s the heart-warming rhythm and boos musical comedy that offers great audience interaction as they boo the villain and cheer the heroine in the true spirit of the American Melodrama.
9/2/2017-12/29/2018 - next performance date: 2/24/2018
Celebrating a 6-year run! 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*
2/25/2018-4/8/2018 - next performance date: 2/25/2018
An unexpected windfall offers a life-changing option for the Youngers, an African-American family living in a cramped South Side Chicago apartment. Competing visions and high stakes threaten to tear apart a family already facing pre-civil rights America. Lorraine Hansberry’s seminal work (“A play that changed American theatre forever”—New York Times) remains a resonant story of hope, inspiration,
2/25/2018-2/25/2018 - next performance date: 2/25/2018
Multi Award Winning NYC Solo Show Spitting In The Face Of The Devil Makes LA Debut at Whitefire Theatre in SoloFest 2018 One Night Only - February 25 at 7:00PM
2/26/2018-3/27/2018 - next performance date: 2/26/2018
In SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF A PLAY, riffing on Pirandello’s classic title, Shores brings to life six one-of-a-kind characters he has met in real life that haven't quite made it into one of his plays, films or TV shows. In 90 minutes, the audience will hear the truth behind how he collected these eccentrics and their stories as he portrays his hilarious, off-the-rails encounters with them.
2/26/2018-2/26/2018 - next performance date: 2/26/2018
Staged reading of the award-winning comedy-drama.
3/1/2018-4/15/2018 - next performance date: 3/1/2018
A chance meeting in an airport lounge leads to a Burmese odyssey and a search for a missing monk. And maybe love.
3/2/2018-3/10/2018 - next performance date: 3/2/2018
Mary Stuart sits imprisoned for pushing her claim to the throne of England currently held by her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I. As she waits for a pardon, intrigue and secret alliances form in attempt to save her from execution.
3/2/2018-3/17/2018 - next performance date: 3/2/2018
A world premiere comedy by Joe Napoli Jr. and John Scacco, directed by Stan Zimmerman.
3/2/2018-3/31/2018 - next performance date: 3/2/2018
A savage black comedy about young children growing up with active imaginations in a world where even the friends you make up could use some help.
3/3/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 3/3/2018
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group proudly presents Writer-Director Sharon Yablon's stellar evening of three all-new mini-plays set in the desert...
1/30/2018-3/4/2018 - next performance date: 3/4/2018
Ironbound At once humorous and heartrending, Ironbound spans 22 years to tell the story of Darja, a Polish immigrant getting by on a cleaning job, aggressive pragmatism and sheer will. In this wry drama, award-winning playwright Martyna Majok points out that sometimes survival is the only measure of success.
3/7/2018-3/7/2018 - next performance date: 3/7/2018
Sponsored by Ellen and Doug Weitman Tony Nominee Jarrod Spector has graced the Broadway stage for six years as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys and for three years as Barry Mann in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, but the journey began years before.
3/8/2018-3/11/2018 - next performance date: 3/8/2018
Seniors from the Capstone class produce and direct a one-act festival. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 8, through Saturday, March 10, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 11.
3/8/2018-3/17/2018 - next performance date: 3/8/2018
As histories converge and lines get blurry, the artistic exploration gives way to…something else leaving yet another question: can we ever escape our own story?
3/9/2018-3/17/2018 - next performance date: 3/9/2018
In honky-tonk Atlantic City, a champion dancer becomes infatuated with her new dance partner, a handsome young aviator.
2/4/2018-4/6/2018 - next performance date: 3/9/2018
The dogs of war are unleashed and a charismatic Warrior King emerges in Shakespeare’s breathtaking depiction of the Battle of Agincourt. But the events before and after the decisive victory temper the fervor of nationalism—and paint a nuanced portrait of the introspective Henry, who learns that the attributes that make an inspirational leader often come in conflict with those that make a good man.
3/9/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 3/9/2018
Peter and the Starcatcher Auditions and Callbacks
3/9/2018-3/10/2018 - next performance date: 3/9/2018
We all know the story of Little Red Riding Hood and yet ... In the beautifully concise, archetypal language of fairy tales, Joël Pommerat rewrites the steps of the most famous story, preserving its original structure while teasing out a profound rite of initiation and passage. What results is a crisp, wholly modern interpretation of a bittersweet classic.
3/10/2018-3/10/2018 - next performance date: 3/10/2018
Set sail with this classic Gilbert and Sullivan comedy that boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history—“Major-General’s Song!” Throw in a band of tenderhearted pirates, a young man named Frederic, a bevy of beauties, a brash Pirate King and you’ve got what The New York Times calls “an endearing production with high musical standards and spirited performances!”
3/10/2018-3/31/2018 - next performance date: 3/10/2018
A Pint Size Play for the Entire Family When young Jim Hawkins sets out to find Long John Silver he finds himself on an unexpected, grand pirate adventure, where he meets Princess Elizabeth and a real-life mermaid, he battles Blackbeard and helps Captain Jack escape all while searching for hidden treasure!
3/10/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 3/10/2018
Shakespeare Youth Festival LA 2018 One of the most striking elements of life in Los Angeles is how often extreme wealth and abject poverty go crashing headlong into one another. Loyalty, legacy and reputation are life and death matters with this affluent Hollywood family who discover that their wealth can't shelter them from heartbreak ...
3/10/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 3/10/2018
Shakespeare Youth Festival LA 2018 Don't miss the third play in LADC's original "Spoken" trilogy. In this one, Shakespeare's villains are tired of their terrible reputations, and they decide to take action by suing their creator, Shakespeare. Join them, as they struggle to decide what is more important, reputation ... or fame ...
3/10/2018-3/31/2018 - next performance date: 3/10/2018
A Mini Musical for the Entire Family Fall down the rabbit hole with Alice into a Wonderland filled with Spring Fairies, Mermaids, Superheroes, Pirates, and Princesses! Where you become a part of the adventure in this delightful story of renewal, surprise, and fun!
3/14/2018-4/22/2018 - next performance date: 3/14/2018
The Echo Theater Company and Circle X Theatre Co. join forces to present Yusuf Toropov’s new play that is part thriller and part spiritual mystery.
3/15/2018-3/16/2018 - next performance date: 3/15/2018
Pete McBride, photographer/filmmaker Kevin Fedarko, writer
3/15/2018-4/8/2018 - next performance date: 3/15/2018
Charlotte Payne-Townshend sets her cap for George Bernard Shaw in this romantic comedy. Los Angeles Premiere.
3/15/2018-3/16/2018 - next performance date: 3/15/2018
Between River and Rim: Hiking the Grand Canyon Pete McBride, photographer/filmmaker Kevin Fedarko, writer
3/16/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 3/16/2018
The smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Based on Green Days GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum album and featuring the hits Boulevard of Broken Dreams, 21 Guns, Wake Me Up When September Ends, Holiday and the blockbuster title track, AMERICAN IDIOT.
3/16/2018-3/25/2018 - next performance date: 3/16/2018
The smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Based on Green Days GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum album and featuring the hits Boulevard of Broken Dreams, 21 Guns, Wake Me Up When September Ends, Holiday and the blockbuster title track, AMERICAN IDIOT.
3/16/2018-4/7/2018 - next performance date: 3/16/2018
Crack Whore, Bulimic, Girl-Next-Door is a one-act play chronicling one woman’s journey through the perils of depression and bulimia. It is a painfully funny look at body image, addiction, and the obsession with fitting into society’s ideal of beauty and thinness. It is part poetry and prose, part sketch and part narrative with a few snappy dance numbers mixed in. Essentially, it is a one-woman show, performed by three women, and one man.
3/17/2018-4/14/2018 - next performance date: 3/17/2018
Based on Alcott’s beloved 1869 book, Little Women follows the adventures of the four March sisters, Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy, and their experiences growing up in Civil War America.
3/17/2018-3/17/2018 - next performance date: 3/17/2018
Spend a rousing evening with the leading connoisseur of life’s cherished moments, as Garrison Keillor returns with his wonderfully wry anecdotes about growing up in the Midwest, the people of Lake Wobegon, and “late-life fatherhood.”
3/17/2018-4/8/2018 - next performance date: 3/17/2018
Twelfth Night is Shakespeare's most beloved and most produced Comedy!
3/18/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 3/18/2018
The Magic City
3/18/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 3/18/2018
One of the most popular adventure tales of all time, Treasure Island spins an action-packed, fun-filled tale of piracy, a mysterious treasure map, and a host of characters with bad intentions who meet their match and are foiled in their attempts. From the Panto Company and told as only they can, it’s seen through the eyes of Jim Hawkins, the cabin boy of the Hispaniola.
3/18/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 3/18/2018
They’re back! With star performances on Ellen, Oprah and Animal Planet’s Pet Stars, these canine daredevils will thrill the entire family with doggone amazing tricks. All former rescue dogs and all first-rate show stoppers, these adorable athletes perform more delightful antics than you can shake a stick at.
3/18/2018-3/18/2018 - next performance date: 3/18/2018
Star-studded staged reading of a new comedy.
3/21/2018-4/22/2018 - next performance date: 3/21/2018
Neil Simon’s “love letter” to his early career as a TV writer
3/22/2018-3/22/2018 - next performance date: 3/22/2018
PostSecret blog creator Frank Warren introduced the world to a collection of highly personal and artfully decorated postcards mailed anonymously from around the world, exposing the soulful secrets we never voice. Since PostSecret’s inception, Warren has received over 1,000,000 anonymous secrets on homemade postcards.
3/22/2018-4/8/2018 - next performance date: 3/22/2018
In this multi-media adaptation, LA-based writer Paula Cizmar poses a question that has lingered for two thousand years: who will dare defy authoritarian rule and follow the higher laws of love and decency?
3/23/2018-5/27/2018 - next performance date: 3/23/2018
The Keen family is dealing with the recent tragedy concerning their daughter, Dana, a navy corpsman in the Iraq War. Larry copes with a tumbler of scotch, or five, Barbara sets an extra plate setting and Samantha, their teenage daughter, secretly uses Twitter to create a protest. Then Nasser, an Iraqi refugee, arrives at their door unannounced on Christmas Eve.
3/24/2018-3/24/2018 - next performance date: 3/24/2018
Aquila’s Hamlet sheds new light on this tragic story through its innovative use of movement, design, sound, and superb acting to vividly explore the depths of rage, madness, love and death brought about by a culture of obsessive personal ambition. Aquila’s productions of Shakespeare are “beautifully spoken, dramatically revealing and crystalline in effect.” The New Yorker
2/14/2018-3/29/2018 - next performance date: 3/29/2018
After last season’s sold-out engagement with Audra McDonald, Sirius XM Radio star Seth Rudetsky returns to the Bram Goldsmith Theater with other musical theater luminaries to host more intoxicating concerts for Broadway @ The Wallis.
3/29/2018-4/1/2018 - next performance date: 3/29/2018
25th Silver Anniversary of the los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival promises a weekend of engaging performances.
3/29/2018-4/8/2018 - next performance date: 3/29/2018
A fantastical journey to discover the power we hold within On a visit to the Philippines to spread their father's ashes, a brother and sister befriend a local girl who is revealed to be an aswang, a supernatural creature from Filipino folklore. Together they unlock the truth about their father, and the truth about themselves.
3/30/2018-3/30/2018 - next performance date: 3/30/2018
Animaniacs Live is a brand new LIVE show bringing original show performers Rob Paulsen, Tress MacNeille, and Jess Harnell together with Emmy-winning songwriter Randy Rogel to perform on stage!
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.
4/6/2018-4/7/2018 - next performance date: 4/6/2018
“An amazing one-man performance!...something that young and old should see!” (The Geek Authority). Santa Monica Playhouse presents the critically acclaimed, seldom told story of Geronimo’s life as a POW on the Fort Sill Indian Reservation.
4/11/2018-4/14/2018 - next performance date: 4/11/2018
A university professor and his much younger wife pay a visit to their rural estate run by melancholic Uncle Vanya.
4/12/2018-4/12/2018 - next performance date: 4/12/2018
Teens struggle every day to live up to the standards of society, the media, their friends, and the vision they see of themselves. Through These Eyes confronts these issues head-on through a multi-media performance that features an all-youth cast and a post-show discussion.
4/13/2018-4/15/2018 - next performance date: 4/13/2018
Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific McCoy Rigby Entertainment & La Mirada Theatre
4/17/2018-4/17/2018 - next performance date: 4/17/2018
In 2003, the animated French feature The Triplets of Belleville swept the globe, along with its Oscar-nominated score by Benoit Charest, which grabbed audiences by the ears and dragged them into the streets of 1920s Paris and Le Jazz Hot.
4/18/2018-4/18/2018 - next performance date: 4/18/2018
An Evening with Patricia Ward Kelly
4/19/2018-4/29/2018 - next performance date: 4/19/2018
An epic exploration of humanity’s longing for freedom, and justice A theatrical thrill ride through 250 years of history. From the American Revolution, to the struggle for civil rights, to the fight against Communism, to the present War on Terror, Ameryka weaves together unexpected events and characters connecting Poland and the United States.
4/19/2018-4/22/2018 - next performance date: 4/19/2018
An opera by Engelbert Humperdinck
4/19/2018-6/10/2018 - next performance date: 4/19/2018
The critically acclaimed one-man comedy hit written and performed by Brad Zimmerman. A visiting production at The Colony Theatre.
4/20/2018-5/26/2018 - next performance date: 4/20/2018
Simon Levy directs this true story of an immigrant.
4/21/2018-5/20/2018 - next performance date: 4/21/2018
ANW’s most requested production is back: Your favorite Resident Artists, along with some new faces, are ready to rein in the chaos of this joyfully out-of-control British farce about the auspiciously titled play-within-a-play Nothing On. Step behind the curtain and meet the under-rehearsed and over-worked cast and crew with a penchant for drama more personal than professional. As the production pr
4/22/2018-4/22/2018 - next performance date: 4/22/2018
She’s had five #1 singles, sold millions of records, won the Academy of Country Music’s Top Female Vocalist Award and claimed a Country Music Association trophy for her signature song, “Born To Fly.” It’s tough to imagine many accomplishments Sara Evans hasn’t already checked off her bucket list.
4/22/2018-4/22/2018 - next performance date: 4/22/2018
Can Jon Wee and Owen Morse save the world through laughter and dangerous stunts? Finalists on America’s Got Talent, The Passing Zone has been wowing audiences for decades with their award-winning combination of comedy, dexterity, danger, and hilarity.
4/26/2018-5/12/2018 - next performance date: 4/26/2018
The Apocalypse is approaching. Will Stephen Hawking be the one to save them all?
4/27/2018-5/20/2018 - next performance date: 4/27/2018
The soul of the blues wails out full and strong in Blues in the Night, the scorching, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical.
5/2/2018-5/5/2018 - next performance date: 5/2/2018
How far will fast, beautiful Oya go to make a mark in the world? This intoxicating story charts a young girl's thrust into womanhood and her subsequent fall into the murky waters of life.
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).
5/10/2018-5/20/2018 - next performance date: 5/10/2018
A Greek tragedy on acid with a gay Hollywood twist! Trapped in a hateful marriage with sleazy film producer Sol and desperate to find happiness with her gorgeous young lover Tony, aging Hollywood star Angela Arden (Drew Droege) murders her husband. But when her children discover what she's done, they decide to take revenge!
5/10/2018-6/2/2018 - next performance date: 5/10/2018
A modern adaptation of "Antigone," directed by Ovation Award winner Amanda McRaven.
5/11/2018-5/20/2018 - next performance date: 5/11/2018
A tragic comedy about the need to be famous. A terrible songwriter, his wife Bananas, his girlfriend Bunny, his AWOL son, his long-lost celebrity friend and 3 pushy nuns all come together on the occasion of the Pope’s visit to America, hoping for a blessing from above, or maybe even from Hollywood.
5/12/2018-6/24/2018 - next performance date: 5/12/2018
Rogue Artist Ensemble's delightfully macabre take on The Adventures of Pinocchio
5/12/2018-5/12/2018 - next performance date: 5/12/2018
5/18/2018-5/24/2018 - next performance date: 5/18/2018
Featuring designers from the Department of Theater and undergraduate actors from the School of Music, this opera chronicles the life of Susan B. Anthony. Presented in collaboration with Opera UCLA, UCLA Philharmonia and the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
5/23/2018-5/26/2018 - next performance date: 5/23/2018
A group of late 19th century German students navigate teenage self-discovery and coming-of-age anxiety in this seminal work.
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).
6/2/2018-6/2/2018 - next performance date: 6/2/2018
The Soul of Richard Rodgers
6/6/2018-6/9/2018 - next performance date: 6/6/2018
A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his shy, disabled sister.
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.
7/26/2018-8/12/2018 - next performance date: 7/26/2018
Hershey Felder, a Steinway artist, returns to The Wallis, bringing Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of a Viennese doctor who spent his boyhood by the Maestro’s side.
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.