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LOS ANGELES THEATER Calendar
Current Theater Events in L.A. and surrounding areas
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DETAILS 08/17/2018 to 08/26/2018
TENOR BY NIGHT THE MUSICAL

14140 All American Way, Westminster, CA 92683 7147931150 - $25 - James had it all: a successful business, beautiful wife, two great kids…and a burning desire to be someone entirely different. This world premiere musical was inspired by the true life story of its ....

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08/20/2018
KALAMAZOO

87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, 91024 626-355-4318 - Free. Donations accepted. - Peg and Irv, two quirky but endearing baby-boomers bravely venture into the world of modern dating. But when these opposites attract, they discover love isn't any easier the second time around. Kalam ....

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07/25/2018 to 08/23/2018
WHAT HAPPENED WHEN

3269 Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA90039 310-307-3753 - $34 - On a snowy night in a rural farmhouse, three siblings huddle together in the dark with a flashlight, while the audience (unseen by them) gathers closely around. Expect to be fully immersed in this be ....

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08/02/2018 to 08/24/2018
OUTLAW

13500 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks 91423 213-713-9149 - $25 - After enjoying packed performances in Ventura, Santa Barbara and Palm Desert, California, as well as Las Vegas and St Louis, former Hells Angels leader George Christie brings his critically acclaimed ....

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07/20/2018 to 08/25/2018
UNDER MILK WOOD

3269 Casitas Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90039 323-882-6912 - $20 - Intensely beautiful, poignant and sublimely funny, this “play for voices” by the great Welsh poet Dylan Thomas recounts the dreams, gossip and waking hours of the sleepy, Welsh seaside town of Llar ....

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08/11/2018 to 08/25/2018
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING

3330 Civic Center Drive 310-781-7171 - $25-35 - A musical satire of 1960s big business and all it held sacred, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING follows the rise of J. Pierrepont Finch, who uses a little handbook called “How To Suc ....

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08/25/2018
A FAERY HUNT AND MAGICAL FAIRY BIRTHDAY PARTY!

2332 Fern Dell Drive 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - $25.00 - A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity & fun! Join the faery folke on a fun, gentle quest to find the Fairy Royalty and right af ....

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08/03/2018 to 08/26/2018
THE ASSASSINATION OF EDGAR ALLAN POE: AN IMMERSIVE THEATER EVENT

424 N. Main St. (Adj. to Olvera St.) Los Angeles CA 90012 323-633-4901 - Free (donations accepted) - The Downtown Repertory Theater Company celebrates its tenth season downtown with an immersive theater event exploring the strange life and mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe. Staged in multiple area ....

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08/17/2018 to 08/26/2018
THE SIDESHOW - AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE

To Be Announced - 75.00 - The Sideshow is an immersive romantic dramedy set in a 1930s circus! This hour-long performance delivers a journey in which participants will re-experience the evocative memories of two early circus ....

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08/16/2018 to 08/26/2018
PIZZA MAN

6476 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 90038 - $17 online, $20 at the door - Alice and Julie are frustrated 20somethings, sharing an apartment in Los Angeles. They’re frustrated personally, professionally and sexually. Julie does not seem able to hold either a job nor a man ....

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07/07/2018 to 08/26/2018
THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT

6502 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 90038 310-366-5505 - $20 - Jackie is a former drug dealer out on parole who is trying to stay clean. His girlfriend is coke-addicted Veronica, whom he has loved since 8th grade. Visiting her, he sees a man’s hat in her apartm ....

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07/12/2018 to 08/26/2018
I LOVE LUCY: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE SITCOM

235 Charles E. Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 310-827-0889 - $15 to $60 - The hilarious true story behind America's most beloved TV comedy by Gregg Oppenheimer, son of I Love Lucy creator-producer-head writer Jess Oppenheimer and one of the world’s foremost experts on the ....

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08/18/2018 to 08/26/2018
LYMAN, THE MUSICAL

5269 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601 818.508.4200 - $35 - $45 - From writer and director Anne Johnstonbrown, "LYMAN, The Musical" stars Lou Beatty, Jr. and tackles the prevalent issue of homelessness and how choice and chance define our future. "LYMAN, The Musica ....

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07/05/2018 to 08/26/2018
THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY

110 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 818-506-1983 - $15 to $34 - In Patrick Marber’s passionate and comedic update of Turgenev’s classic A Month in the Country, a handsome new tutor brings reckless, romantic desire to an eccentric household. Over three days one ....

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06/24/2018 to 08/26/2018
THE BLADE OF JEALOUSY

13500 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 8186348464 - $25 - THE BLADE OF JEALOUSY
By Henry Ong
Directed by Denise Blasor ADAPTED FROM THE PLAY "LA CELOSA DE SI MISMA" (JEALOUS OF HERSELF)BY TIRSO DE MOLINA (translated by Harley Erdman) Synopsis: Dashing Melch ....


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06/24/2018 to 08/26/2018
THE BLADE OF JEALOUSY

13500 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423 - $25.00 - The world-premiere of “The Blade of Jealousy,” Henry Ong’s modern-day adaptation of Spanish Renaissance Playwright Tirso de Molina’s madcap comedy “La Celosa De Si Misma" (Jealous of Herself). S ....

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09/01/2018
ILENE COHEN PUPPET SHOW

10580 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90064 310-559-2665 - free - Ilene Cohen Puppet Show
Saturday, September 1
10:30 a.m., Ages 3 - 7
Ilene Cohen and her puppet friends will entertain with stories to tickle your funny bone. Free ....


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08/03/2018 to 09/02/2018
NEIL SIMON'S PLAZA SUITE

777 S. Centre St., San Pedro, 90731 310-512-6030 - $15-$27 - A story about Suite 719 at the infamous New York City Plaza Hotel and the people who inhabit it: a not-so-blissfully married couple, a movie producer and his old flame, and a nervous bride and family ....

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08/22/2018 to 09/09/2018
THE GLASS MENAGERIE

330 East Seaside Way, Long Beach, CA 90802 562-436-4610 - $35 to $55 - The iconic American classic that launched the career of American playwright Tennessee Williams, this autobiographical “memory play” captures the fragility and stifled yearning of characters clingin ....

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09/09/2018
A FAERY HUNT ENCHANTED ADVENTURE!

1000 Hanley Ave. Brentwood, CA 90049 818-324-6802 - $15.00 - On this magical interactive adventure we’ll meet faeries and funny creatures, maybe even Faery Royalty! As children we believed in magic, we knew there was something mysterious, enchanted, kind & be ....

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09/15/2018
A FAERY HUNT MAGIC IN SHERWOOD FOREST

7001 Smith Road Simi Valley, CA 93063 818-324-6802 - $12.50 - Join the Faery Folk in Sherwood Forest on a fun gentle quest in Fairyland! See where they filmed the classic film Robin Hood. In this fun interactive performance the audience is part of the story. We ....

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09/07/2018 to 09/16/2018
A LIGHT IN DARK PLACES: A COLLECTION OF PLAYS FOR HOPE

6773 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood 90028 - $15 suggested donation - Performing artists at the Stella Adler Academy of Acting and Theatre – Los Angeles reach out to those whose lives have been affected by suicide through the third annual “A Light in Dark Places: A C ....

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07/21/2018 to 09/16/2018
SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM

2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA90025 310-477-2055 - $32 to $37 - The sophistication, wit, insight, heart and genius of Broadway's most innovative and influential artist is at the center of this tribute to composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim. A musical treat, Side b ....

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09/14/2018 to 09/22/2018
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd., BUrbank, Ca 91504 8189807529 - $40 lawn seats for family of four - Shakespeare's immortal comedy classic presented in traditional classical style as an open-air romp through the forest of Athens. All of your favorite characters. Every hilarious moment; presented out ....

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09/22/2018
A FAERY HUNT FAIRY TEA PARTY!

19130 Ventura Blvd. Tarzana, CA 91356 818-324-6802 - $40.00 - A Fairy Tea Party! What a lovely day for tea with the Fairies! Each table is hosted by one of A Faery Hunt’s charming faeries. English Tea Sandwiches, shortbread, faery fruit and veggies and Fairy T ....

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08/24/2018 to 09/23/2018
THE MAN WHO SAVED EVERYTHING

3333 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Los Angeles, CA 90068 323-851-7977 - $25 - THE MAN WHO SAVED EVERYTHING, an original drama by Benjamin Scuglia, is a timely, compelling and absorbing exploration of hoarding, family and memory, our possessions and the connections that bind us ....

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08/17/2018 to 09/23/2018
PARADISE - A DIVINE BLUEGRASS MUSICAL COMEDY

3000 Airport Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90405 310-397-3244 - $30-$35 - A Live Band on Stage with Book/Music from National Lampoon Writers at Ruskin Group Theatre When a southern coal-mining town goes from boom to bust, a charismatic preacher arrives to offer salvation… ....

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08/16/2018 to 09/23/2018
JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND SCREWING STALIN

7657 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046 323-960-4412 - $35 - Took A Cab Productions and the world-famous Improv comedy club chain present an outrageous comedy, inspired by a true story, about family dysfunction, atonement and matzo balls. On the eve of Rosh Ha ....

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