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LOS ANGELES THEATER Calendar
Current Theater Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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08/19/2017
EXCESS BAGGAGE

10900 Burbank Blvd. 8187635990 - $50 tax deductible - The Group Rep presents Tony Award-winning Jay Johnson in a new one-man show, “Excess Baggage,” a special One Night Only fundraiser for the Group Rep. Best known for playing the schizophrenic role o ....

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08/19/2017
A FAERY HUNT'S MUSICAL A MERMAID'S TAIL AT THE ARBORETUM

301 North Baldwin Ave. Arcadia, CA 91007 818-324-6802 - $10.00 - $15.00 - Nickelodeon named A Faery Hunt - "Best Children's Theater in Los Angeles"! Come see why as we perform amongst the gardens and exotic peacocks at the LA Arboretum! A Faery Hunt shows are interactive p ....

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08/19/2017 to 08/20/2017
THE FACE, BEHIND THE FACE, BEHIND THE FACE

3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, in Los Angeles 90068 323-851-7977 - Advance reservations online: $25. Students and seniors $20. At the door: $30. Students and seniors $25. $5 per ticket discount for groups of five or more. - In “THE FACE, Behind The Face, behind the face,” a performing artist confronts the ups and downs and struggles of his life and career and is led to the conclusion that his voice and his music are t ....

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08/17/2017 to 08/20/2017
MAGICMANIA

555 North Third Street 818-558-7000 - $35 to $110 - An immersive four-day, five performance festival of magic featuring a rotating roster of over 25 world-class, master magicians and outstanding variety acts. Show-stopping feats include amazing sleigh ....

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07/20/2017 to 08/20/2017
SEQUENCE

241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212 310-364-0535 - $30 - Theo has been named Time Magazine’s Luckiest Man Alive. For twenty consecutive years, he has successfully bet double or nothing on the Super Bowl coin toss. And he’s getting ready to risk millions ....

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06/19/2017 to 08/25/2017
KIDS ON STAGE SUMMER CAMPS!

2627 Pico Blvd 3103140035 - Varies - Act, sing and dance your way to Broadway this summer with Kids On Stage! Star as your favorite characters from Annie, Shrek or Beauty & the Beast. Come celebrate our 30th year in Santa Monica. For fu ....

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07/21/2017 to 08/26/2017
PSYCHE ON VINE

1123 Vine Street, Los Angeles, 90038 - $20 online, $25 at door - Join us at ‘Psyche on Vine’, the hysterical, new interactive theater piece. Craving a delicious gourmet meal, but also want to deal with those pesky emotional scars? Then ‘Psyche on Vine’ is the ....

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07/21/2017 to 08/26/2017
PSYCHE ON VINE

1123 Vine Street, Los Angeles, 90038 - $20 online, $25 at door - Join us at ‘Psyche on Vine’, the hysterical, new interactive theater piece. Craving a delicious gourmet meal, but also want to deal with those pesky emotional scars? Then ‘Psyche on Vine’ is the ....

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08/26/2017
A FAERY HUNT AND MAGICAL FAIRY BIRTHDAY PARTY!

2332 Fern Dell Dr. Los Angeles, CA 90068 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - $25.00 - A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity & fun. Come join the faery folke on a fun gentle quest to find the Fairy Royalty. Right a ....

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08/27/2017
SHATTERED

638 E. Colorado St., Pasadena 91101 - $10 - Shattered is a solo show about dating, frigidity and trauma recovery. All her life, Diana Varco hasn't really hit it off with the fellas. In third grade she kicked her crush in the crotch and her dat ....

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08/25/2017 to 08/27/2017
PAUL ROBESON THEATRE FESTIVAL

514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles 90013 866-811-4111 - $35-$50 - Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 25, the Festival starts with a Gala reception, welcoming by co-founders Danny Glover and Ben Guillory, formal announcements of upcoming events, presentation o ....

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08/06/2017 to 08/27/2017
MARLENE

10950 Peach Grove Street, North Hollywood, CA. 91601 800-838-3006 - $20 - MARLENE, a new solo play about the legendary actress, performer–-and patriot-- Marlene Dietrich, will have its world premiere at 7pm on Sunday, August 6 at Write Act Repertory @ the Brickhouse Theat ....

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07/29/2017 to 08/27/2017
DARK OF THE MOON AT ELYSIUM CONSERVATORY THEATRE

729 South Palos Verdes St. (Ante Perkov Way), San Pedro, CA 90731 (800) 838-3006 - $10-25 - Elysium Conservatory Theatre roars into the Summer with a epic re-imagining of The Ballad of Barbara Allen. Delve into the realms of Good and Evil, legend and imagination, as the most immersive story ....

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08/03/2017 to 08/27/2017
ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

5119 Melrose Ave., Hollywood 90038 800-838-3006 - $30 - The glamorous passenger train Twentieth Century Limited, which ran between New York and Chicago between 1902 and 1967, is the main setting of this musical screwball comedy’s action. Oscar Jaffe, an ....

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07/08/2017 to 08/27/2017
THE MARRIAGE ZONE

11246 Magnolia Bd., North Hollywood 91601 323-960-7784 - $40 - Cal and Beth are selling their home. They’re visited by Skip and Ellie, an engaged couple, very much in love who are eager to buy their first home. They’re joined by Mike and Liz, apparently a coup ....

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07/14/2017 to 08/27/2017
THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91024 626-355-4318 - :$35. Seniors (65+) $32. Youth (to age 21) $25. - At the 1958 Springfield High School prom, we mmet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy, the Marvelous Wonderettes, four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. As we learn abou ....

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07/01/2017 to 08/27/2017
JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $10-$36 - A powerful and bold theatrical experience that was an overwhelming success off-Broadway, this revue of Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel’s songs pays tribute to his unique genius. Naughty, funn ....

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07/28/2017 to 08/27/2017
BALL YARDS

7456 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles 90036 323-960-7738 - $25. Preview on July 28, $15. - A Los Angeles Dodgers game is broadcast by a blithely detached announcer during the onset of nuclear winter. The Grand Kleagle of the Ku Klux Klan prefers to learn golf fully hooded and robed. All-Am ....

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08/04/2017 to 09/02/2017
BEST OF PICK OF THE VINE THE BEST SHORT PLAYS REPRISAL

777 S. Centre St San Pedro, CA 90731 310-512-6030 - $23-$27 - Best of Pick of the Vine
The Best Short Plays Reprisal
Runs: 8/4-9/2
Fridays/Saturdays 8/4-9/2 at 8pm
Thursdays 8/17 & 8/24 at 8pm
Sundays 8/6, 8/13, 8/20 at 2pm Tickets: $23 First Look (opening ni ....


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07/15/2017 to 09/03/2017
THE DEVIL'S WIFE

1816 1/2 N. Vermont Ave., LA. CA. 90027 (213) 761-7061 - $15-$39 - Skylight Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of "The Devil’s Wife" by Tom Jacobson, and directed by Eric Hoff. Opening at 8:30pm on Saturday, July 15, 2017, it will continue Saturdays at 8:3 ....

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08/23/2017 to 09/08/2017
SILENT SKY

330 E. Seaside Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 562-436-4610 - $35-$55 - A celestial romance and true story of discovery, this riveting new play explores the life and career of Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921) as she fearlessly asserts herself in the male-dominated worl ....

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08/04/2017 to 09/09/2017
CAMP RAGNAROK

11031 Camarillo St. 8188494039 - $10 - Welcome to Camp Ragnarok! TU's Late Night Series is back with a brand new concept. A small group of writers are collaborating on a comedy soap opera for the stage that will run for six weeks, with a ....

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09/09/2017
FREE SATURDAY FAMILY THEATRE SERIES-"PROUD TO BE ME"

330 E Seaside Way, Long Beach, 90274 5624954595 - FREE - Our Free Saturday Family Theatre Series is a FREE opportunity for kids of all ages to experience the magic of theatre. These FREE shows are open to all. Bring your kids, bring your parents, bring you ....

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08/24/2017 to 09/10/2017
NEVERTHELESS, SHE PERSISTED

3269 Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039 310-307-3753 - $20 - An evening of five world premiere short plays by female writers that explore the treatment of women in today's political climate: “yajū,” written and directed by Mary Laws; “Sherry and Vince,” w ....

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07/20/2017 to 09/10/2017
AS YOU LIKE IT BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

110 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205 818-506-1983 - $15-$34 - Unable to act on their feelings and forced into exile in the Forest of Arden, lovers Rosalind and Orlando become entangled in a beguiling game of love, lust and mistaken identity. One of Shakespeareš ....

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08/24/2017 to 09/10/2017
SILENT SKY

330 E Seaside Way, Long Beach, 90274 562-436-4610 - $35-$55 - The true story of 19th-century astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt explores a woman’s place in society during a time of immense scientific discoveries. When she begins to work at the Harvard Observato ....

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08/16/2017 to 09/10/2017
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN

606 Laguna Canyon RD 949.497.2787 - $65+ - Hear the Queen of Rock n'Roll sing her best songs again in this Tony-nominated Broadway musical. Featuring Joplin's greatest hits, including, "Me and Bobby McGee," "Piece of My Heart," and "Mercedes ....

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09/10/2017
A FAERY HUNT ENCHANTED ADVENTURE

1000 Hanley Ave. Brentwood, CA 90049 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - As children we believed in magic, we knew there was something mysterious, enchanted, kind & beautiful. If you remember this, you too may have glimpsed Faeryland. On this magical interactive adventur ....

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07/01/2017 to 09/10/2017
DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA

2437 Main St., Santa Monica 90405 310-392-7327 - $25. Students and seniors $20. - Carl Weathers was famous first as an NFL player with the Oakland Raiders, then as an actor for his iconic movie roles (Apollo Creed, Action Jackson), and his roles as a regular on several TV series ( ....

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