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LOS ANGELES THEATER Calendar
Current Theater Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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09/28/2022
LAOPERA'S LUCIA LAMMERMOOR

135 N grand Ave Los Angeles CA 90012 213.972.8001 - - Lucia is trapped in an impossible situation. Her abusive brother hates the man she loves. Worse, he's forcing her to marry someone else in a last-ditch effort to shore up the family's failing finance ....

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09/30/2022
THE HOUSE OF RED VELVET

205 S Western Ave - 55.00-175.00 - Enter The Attic. The House of Red Velvet's sleep paralysis dreams come to life in an intimate venue one more time. This will be our last full length show of 2022. The House of Red Velvet is surrealis ....

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06/25/2022 to 10/01/2022
WILL GEER'S THEATRICUM BOTANICUM PRESENTS "WEST SIDE WALTZ"

1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. 323-455-3723 - $10-$42 (premium seats available for $60) Pay-What-You-Want on Friday nights - Forty-one years after its premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre, Academy Award-winning writer Ernest Thompson (On Golden Pond) has deconstructed his script for The West Side Waltz. In the world premiere o ....

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09/08/2022 to 10/02/2022
DRAGON SHOW: THE EXTENDED TAIL

TBA - $100-$125 - Cross into another realm and become part of an epic fantasy tale spanning thousands of years. Come encounter mystical and whimsical creatures, enjoy songs and festivities, but beware, because Here Be ....

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08/28/2022 to 10/02/2022
A NOISE WITHIN PRESENTS GEORGE ORWELL’S ‘ANIMAL FARM’

3352 E Foothill Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91107 (626) 356-3100 - Tickets start at $25. Student tickets start at $18. - How do lies become truths? A Noise Within presents George Orwell’s savage satire, Animal Farm, directed by ANW co-artistic director Julia Rodriguez-Elliott. The acclaimed stage adaptation by the Nat ....

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10/02/2022
LA OPERA'S LUCIA DILAMMERMOOR

135 N Grand Ave Los Angeles CA 90012 213.972.8001 - - Lucia is trapped in an impossible situation. Her abusive brother hates the man she loves. Worse, he's forcing her to marry someone else in a last-ditch effort to shore up the family's failing finance ....

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07/09/2022 to 10/02/2022
WORLD PREMIERE OF ‘TROUBLE THE WATER’ AT THEATRICUM BOTANICUM

1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, CA 90290 (310) 455-3723 - $10-$42 (premium seats available for $60) Pay-What-You-Want on Friday nights - Inspired by the little-known, larger-than-life true story of Robert Smalls, the first African American hero of the Civil War, Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum presents the world premiere of Trouble ....

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10/04/2022
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

24255 Pacific Coast Highway - - Jane Austen's ultimate romantic comedy Pride and Prejudice has stood the test of time. Filled with unforgettable characters, including Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy, Austen humorously skewers the hy ....

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09/16/2022 to 10/09/2022
"SHIZUKA" - THE LOVE STORY IN THE TIME OF 12TH CENTURY JAPANESE CIVIL WAR; SEP 16 - OCT 9

7456 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, California, 90046, United States 3108895034 - General Admission: USD 45.00 - "Shizuka", written and directed by Tomoko Karina (Camellia- Kerria-Pink - Winner of the Best Foreign
Mini-Movie at Brentwood and Pacific Palisades International Film Festival) will open in Los Angele ....


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09/08/2022 to 10/09/2022
BEARINGS

6472 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 90038 - $40, $20, $10. Preview $20, $10. - Playwright/ director Matt Chait describes the story of his play: “Richard Kalvar crossed a line. He did something he never thought he would do; and then something happened. It must have, because thi ....

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09/09/2022 to 10/09/2022
SILENT SKY

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre 91024 626-355-4318 - 45. Seniors (65+) $40.Youth (21 and under) $25. - When astronomer Henrietta Leavitt begins work at the Harvard Observatory in the early 1900s, she doesn’t begin by looking through a telescope. She joins a group of women “computers,” charting the ....

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10/09/2022
LA OPERA'S LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

135 N Grand Ave Los Angeles CA 90012 213.972.8001 - - Lucia is trapped in an impossible situation. Her abusive brother hates the man she loves. Worse, he's forcing her to marry someone else in a last-ditch effort to shore up the family's failing finance ....

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09/10/2022 to 10/15/2022
THE SECRET WORLD OF ARCHY AND MEHITABEL

13500 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 (818) 687-8559 - $30 - What could possibly come of the strange collaboration between a tiny, six-legged creature whose ancestors walked with the dinosaurs, and an overworked, overwrought newspaper man in New York City? Ada ....

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09/29/2022 to 10/16/2022
WORLD PREMIERE OF LYRICAL ‘DESERT STORIES FOR LOST GIRLS’

514 S. Spring St. 213-489-0994 - $22-$48 - Do you believe your ancestors walk with you? Latino Theater Company partners with Native Voices at the Autry, the only Actors’ Equity theater company in the country dedicated to developing and produ ....

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09/30/2022 to 10/16/2022
A BRIGHT NEW BOISE

5636 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038 - $25.00 - Momentum Theatre Company (MTC), is thrilled to present its inaugural production, Samuel D. Hunter’s Obie Award-winning, A Bright New Boise, directed by Elizabeth Borrud. The play will run September ....

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09/16/2022 to 10/17/2022
ANTAEUS PRESENTS THE L.A. PREMIERE OF ‘EVERYBODY’

110 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205 818-506-1983 - $40 - Life’s greatest mystery: the meaning of living. Antaeus Theatre Company presents the Los Angeles premiere of Everybody, a funny, provocative and very modern riff on a 15th-century morality play by B ....

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09/22/2022 to 10/23/2022
A CLEAN BRUSH

241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills 90212 310-364-0535 - $35 - A Clean Brush tells the story of two house painters, Dick and Mello, who land a job painting a room in the basement of recently-widowed Zoe Craig’s home. Zoe’s husband died in the room when he ‘ac ....

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09/08/2022 to 10/23/2022
ODYSSEY THEATRE PRESENTS BREATHTAKING NEW ADAPTATION OF GHOSTS.

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd. (310) 477-2055 - $25-$40; Monday nights: Pay What You Will - Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents acclaimed British director Richard Eyre’s stunning new adaptation of Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen. Eyre illuminates Ibsen’s masterpiece, seen as a scandalous work when i ....

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09/14/2022 to 10/24/2022
DARKLY COMIC ‘BABE’ EMPOWERS WOMEN AT THE ECHO THEATER.

3269 Casitas Ave. (310) 307-3753 - $34 (Pay-what-you-want Mondays) - Old habits die hard. The Echo Theater Company presents a dark comedy about cultural evolution and the selves we thought we knew. Chris Fields directs the world premiere of Babe by Jessica Goldberg, r ....

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10/03/2022 to 10/26/2022
BASEMENT FOLLY

241 S. Moreno Dr., Beverly Hills 90212 310-364-3606 - $35 - In Basement Folly, a couple ponders what to do when they discover that an unknown person is living in their basement. A normal couple would take swift action. But not these people. They have to discu ....

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10/27/2022
LA MACHINE DE TURING

10361 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90064 (310) 286 0553 - $30-$40 - “Turing’s Machine” was performed over 700 times in France to great acclaim, and won 4 Molières (considered the highest French theatre honor) in 2019: Best play, Best Actor (Benoit Solès), Be ....

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10/01/2022 to 10/31/2022
DARRYL MAXIMILIAN ROBINSON PLAYS THE BUTLER JOHN LAWLESS IN KYLE CRICHTON'S THE HAPPIEST MILLIONAIRE

Online - Free - DARRYL MAXIMILIAN ROBINSON AS THE BUTLER JOHN LAWLESS IN A 2011 55TH ANNIVERSARY REVIVAL OF "THE HAPPIEST MILLIONAIRE" "Darryl Maximilian Robinson as the butler was an audience pleaser." --Mary Tower ....

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09/30/2022 to 11/06/2022
WITCH!

2300 N. Marengo Ave, Altadena CA 91001 3236334901 - $70 - You may be accused of witchcraft. You may be asked to sign the Devil's book. You may want to brush up on your prayers. Following sold-out performances at Heritage Square, “WITCH!” — An Immersive T ....

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10/15/2022 to 11/06/2022
BINGE FREE FESTIVAL

1211 Fourth St., Santa Monica 90401 310-394-9779 ext.1 - Free. Reservation required. - Saturday, October 15 – A BFF SPECIAL EVENT
Finding My Light
7:30 PM, The Other Space, 70 minutes, 10+
Through the use of 18 characters, dancing and singing, Barbara Brownell takes us on a moving and ....


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10/14/2022 to 11/13/2022
‘DADDY ISSUES’ IS A HILARIOUS, SCREWBALL COMEDY AT THE COMPLEX

6476 Santa Monica Blvd. 800-595-4849 - $35-$50 - How far will a gay guy go to please his controlling Jewish parents? Charles Blondeau presents the West Coast premiere of an exuberant, off-Broadway screwball comedy inspired by a true event. Written ....

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10/20/2022 to 11/20/2022
MAN'S FAVOR DEVIL'S PLAN

514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles 90013 213-489-7402 - ; $40. Students, seniors, LAUSD teachers, veterans, groups of ten or more, $25. Except Opening Night, October 22, when all seats will be $60 (includes reception). - The story: Los Angeles, California, 1938, Mr. Avery's Hotel. A microcosm of a nation that has been steep in a vicious hypocritical quagmire so pervasive that it's become a reflection of the conscious ....

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10/13/2022 to 11/20/2022
(UN)DOCUMENTS

514 S. Spring St. 213-489-0994 - $22-$48 - With a single phrase, you can give up your country. With a single signature, you can tear a family apart. With a single word, you can learn to transform. Latino Theater Company presents the West Coas ....

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10/07/2022 to 11/21/2022
A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd. (310)477-2055 - $25-$40; Monday nights: Pay What You Will - Named one of the “100 Most Significant Plays of the Twentieth Century” by Britain’s National Theatre, Peter Nichols’ groundbreaking 1967 play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg walks a dangerously fin ....

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10/31/2022 to 11/30/2022
DARRYL MAXIMILIAN ROBINSON STARS IN NEW THEATRE VIDEO OF EDGAR ALLAN POE'S 'THE CONQUEROR WORM' ONSTAGE AT THE LEVITT PAVILION IN LOS ANGELES' MACARTHUR PARK

Online N/A - Free - Chicago-born and LA-based Thespian Darryl Maximilian Robinson ( a 1997 Chicago Joseph Jefferson Citation Award Winner for his work with his multiracial chamber theater The Excaliber Shakespeare Compa ....

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