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LOS ANGELES THEATER Calendar
Current Theater Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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08/24/2019
TALES FROM MOUNT SUMERU: THE GOLDEN PEACOCK

2580 Cahuenga Blvd ELos Angeles, CA 90068 7472409707 - $30-$150 - Nearly 10 years after their first performance at the Ford, Mantra Siam will return with Tales from Mount Sumeru: The Golden Peacock. Dancers from Thailand and Los Angeles will reenact the tale of the ....

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08/24/2019
NOW MORE THAN EVER: AN AFTERNOON OF HUMOR

6121 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles 90038 - Free - Are you afraid to turn on the news? Has life got you down? Join us as professional actors from Theatre Forty read humorous pieces from such authors as Saki, .P.G. Wodehouse, and many others. Our cas ....

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08/16/2019 to 08/24/2019
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

3330 Civic Center Dr. 310-781-7171 - $25-$40 - Torrance Theatre Company presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this breathtaking spectacle has won the hearts of millions worldwide. Our pro ....

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08/23/2019 to 08/25/2019
PAUL ROBESON THEATRE FESTIVAL

514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles 90013 866-811-4111 - $50 on Fri; $35 on Sat. & Sun. - The Robey Theatre Company, Los Angeles’ most-awarded African American theatre company, continues its 25th Anniversary celebration with its presentation of the Third Biennial Paul Robeson Theatre Fes ....

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08/16/2019 to 08/25/2019
GENDER-BLIND PRODUCTION OF ASSASSINS

403 W. Hillcrest Dr. Thousand Oaks, 91360 (805) 381-2747 - $20 - "Everybody's Got the Right" to their dream role in this gender-blind production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins. Assassins will soon bring the infamous historical figures back to life this August. Th ....

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08/26/2019
A THOUSAND CLOWNS

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, 91024 626-355-4318 - Suggested donation $5 - The next selection in the Off the Page series of staged readings at Sierra Madre Playhouse is the comedy A Thousand Clowns. Unconventional Murray is the uncle to precocious nephew, Nick. Tired of wri ....

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07/05/2019 to 08/26/2019
THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE

110 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205 818-506-1983 - $15 to $35 - Bertolt Brecht's satiric comedy of war, love and justice. Deep in the Caucasus Mountains of Georgia, a humble kitchen maid named Grusha risks her life to rescue an abandoned baby from civil war. But ....

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06/10/2019 to 08/26/2019
MAGIC MONDAYS: NEW ILLUSIONS EVERY WEEK

1211 4th Street (310) 586-1166 - $40 - Spring into magic when Albie Selznick returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse with his trademark Magic Monday. Every Monday evening through the end of August will see a new and different lineup of worl ....

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08/10/2019 to 08/31/2019
HEALING:AFTER THE TRAGEDY

665 North Heliotrope Drive - $25 - Nesha Wonderland showcases her journey of transforming into a proverbs 31 woman after suffering with the trauma of her father’s
murder. Nesha’s production reveals the hardships unique to children i ....


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07/07/2019 to 08/31/2019
PAGEANT OF THE MASTERS “THE TIME MACHINE”

650 Laguna Canyon Road Laguna Beach CA 92651 (949) 497-6582 - Advance Tickets $15 - $240 (Includes season pass to the Festival of Arts Fine Art Show) - The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. This uber-creative, one-of-a-kind show combines theater, performance art and art history. Each evening d ....

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07/18/2019 to 09/01/2019
UMPO: A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN

1714 N. Vermont Ave. Los Feliz, CA 90027 (323) 669-1550 - http://rockwell-la.com/shows/ - Rockwell Table & Stage Presents
The Unauthorized Musical Parody of…“A League of Their Own” LOS ANGELES - Rockwell Table & Stage expands their hit “Unauthorized Musical Parody of..” (UMPO) Serie ....


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08/03/2019 to 09/01/2019
LES MISERABLES

1135 N Church St, Redlands 92374 (909) 335-3037 - Adults: $20 or $26, Children (ages 3-11): $10 or $13 - Victor Hugo’s classic masterpiece storms the stage in this original dramatic presentation of his stirring story. Witness the astounding journey of Jean Valjean as he falls from grace and rises to re ....

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08/15/2019 to 09/07/2019
MACBETH

801 E. 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013 213-687-4278 - Tickets cost $20 for general admission and $40 for limited VIP premium seats. Opening night will take place on Saturday, August 17 with two preview performances leading up to it. The first preview, on Thursday, August 15, will be a Pay What You Can (PWYC) Night. Patrons may pay any amount at the door or secure online tickets that start at $5.00. Tickets for the second preview performance on Friday, August 16 cost $15 or $40. - William Shakespeare’s Macbeth gets a daring new production in Downtown LA’s arts district thanks to 134 West. Directed by Alyssa Escalante, this Macbeth, set in a near future desert landscape, will ....

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08/30/2019 to 09/08/2019
LIMITED RUN OF SAM SHEPARD’S ‘FOOL FOR LOVE’ OPENS AT THE BROADWATER AUGUST 30TH

6320 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038 2609019136 - $20 - Description
Set against the stark, dreamy backdrop of the Mojave desert in the early 80s, Shepard’s Fool for Love unfurls the restless, magnetic romance between Eddie and May. Relentless, candid; we ....


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08/30/2019 to 09/08/2019
LIMITED RUN OF SAM SHEPARD’S ‘FOOL FOR LOVE’ OPENS AT THE BROADWATER AUGUST 30TH

6320 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038 - $20 - Set against the stark, dreamy backdrop of the Mojave desert in the early 80s, Shepard’s Fool for Love unfurls the restless, magnetic romance between Eddie and May. Relentless, candid; we are witness ....

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08/18/2019 to 09/08/2019
SAUGERTIES

6539 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles 90038 323-856-4252 - $30 General Admission (All performances) - August 18 – September 8, 2019 TICKETS: https://bit.ly/2M5hL1s $30 General Admission (All performances) SAUGERTIES Written by Susan Eve Haar Directed by Abigail Zealey Bess Starring Chad L. Coleman ( ....

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08/21/2019 to 09/08/2019
BEAST ON THE MOON

330 Seaside Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 562-436-4610 - $35-$55 - Richard Kalinoski's haunting and poetic play about two immigrants who escape the Armenian genocide in Turkey to seek refuge in America. In 1921, an Armenian mail-order bride is shipped to Milwaukee t ....

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08/10/2019 to 09/08/2019
OTHERWISE ENGAGED

10900 Burbank Blvd. 8187635990 - General Admission: $20; Seniors/Students w/ID: $15 - The Group Rep presents Simon Gray’s award-winning wry, dry comic play OTHERWISE ENGAGED directed by Linda Alznauer. In the sexually-indulgent 70s, a hooked-on-sex book publisher craves a tranquil af ....

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08/02/2019 to 09/08/2019
LOOSE KNIT

10900 Burbank Blvd. 8187635990 - General Admission: $25. Seniors/Students w/ID: $20. Groups 10+: $15. - The Group Rep presents LOOSE KNIT, written by Theresa Rebeck, directed by L. Flint Esquerra, produced by Katelyn Ann Clark, A seductively smart, dark comedy about women, men and knitting things…toge ....

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09/12/2019 to 09/15/2019
HB APA FUNDRAISER SHOW "DON'T TELL MOTHER!"

1905 Main St 7145362514 - $40 - The Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts (HB APA) is the magnet arts program for the Huntington Beach Union High School District. HB APA presents its annual Dinner Theater Fundraiser and ....

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08/22/2019 to 09/15/2019
MARTIN MCDONAGH'S THE LONESOME WEST AT LITTLE FISH THEATRE

777 South Centre Street, San Pedro, 90731 310-512-6030 - $15-$28 - The Lonesome West
by Martin McDonagh, directed by Stephanie Coltrin
Aug 22 – Sep 15 In this dark comedy written by the Academy Award Winning Writer/Director of In Bruges and Three Billboards Outside ....


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06/27/2019 to 09/15/2019
SCRAPS

7657 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046 323-960-7711 - $35 - Set in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn, three months after the fatal shooting of black teenager Forest Winthrop by a white police officer, Scraps is a highly theatrical, frequently funny mash up of poetry, realis ....

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09/20/2019 to 09/21/2019
BARRYMORE

10900 Burbank Blvd. 8187635990 - FREE - The Group Rep presents BARRYMORE by William Luce, with Robert Benedict as Barrymore. In this Special Two Night Event, Benedict portrays the iconic actor in this no holds barred portrait of early Holl ....

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08/14/2019 to 09/22/2019
HANNAH AND THE DREAD GAZEBO

5060 Fountain Avenue., Los Angeles, CA 90029 323-663-1525 - $40-45 - A strange and wonderful play that is a mix of unexpected whimsy, delightful comedy, profound despair and more than a little bit of magic. Hannah is two weeks away from becoming a board-certified neur ....

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07/31/2019 to 09/29/2019
FEFU AND HER FRIENDS

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 310-477-2055 - $32-$37 - In this splendidly surreal comedy-drama, performed in multiple spaces in the Odyssey complex, a group of eight women gathers at the country home of the brilliant and eccentric Fefu to plan an event f ....

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06/15/2019 to 09/29/2019
WILL GEER THEATRICUM BOTANICUM 2019 SUMMER SEASON

1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, CA 90290 310-455-3723 - $10-$42 - Summer has arrived! The 2019 repertory season at Theatricum Botanicum’s magical, outdoor Topanga amphitheater includes Twelfth Night, with original music that lends Shakespeare’s joyous romantic co ....

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08/23/2019 to 10/05/2019
THE JOY LUCK CLUB

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91024 626-355-4318 - $45. Seniors (65+) $40. Youth (to age 21) $25. Preview on August 23, $20. - San Francisco, 1987. A quartet of Chinese women meet regularly at their Joy Luck Club to play Mah Jong and socialize. When the group’s founder passes away, her American-born daughter is invited to j ....

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10/06/2019
SANKAI JUKU

340 Royce Dr - $39-$93 - “One of the most original and startling dance theater groups to be seen.” —The New York Times
Over the course of the past 35 years, the work of Ushio Amagatsu for his Tokyo-based, all-male company ....


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09/18/2019 to 10/13/2019
SISTERS IN LAW

9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, 90210 310-746-4000 - $60 - The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, in association with Elizabeth Weber, Dale Franzen (Hadestown) and Don Franzen, presents the West Coast Premiere of SISTERS IN LAW, starring Tovah ....

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