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Rent Jan 24 - Jan 29, 2017  
Pantages Theatre Rent
 
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of friendship and creativity reminds us to measure our lives with the only thing that truly matters—love.
 
   
Seven Jan 26 - Jan 29, 2017  
The James Bridges Theater Seven
 
Award-winning playwrights Paula Cizmar, Catherine Filloux and more collaborate with director Judyann Elder (Seven Pounds, Family Matters) to tell stories that create real change for women. Part theater, part documentary, and altogether empowering, Seven is a piece starring actresses Annet Mahendru (The Blacklist, The Americans), Emily Kuroda (Gilmore Girls, East West Players) and Alex Kingston (ER, Doctor Who) that merges the minds of seven playwrights and seven female activists from around the world to share inspiring stories of overcoming adversity. Experience this magnificent project when it gets recorded live for future broadcast on satellite and public radio stations worldwide at The James Bridge Theater in Los Angeles.
 
   
Peter Pan Jan 27 - Jan 29, 2017  
Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center Peter Pan
 
Take off with Peter Pan and the three Darling children as they fly off to Neverland in ENCORE's all-ages production (with actors ranging from 4 years old to adults). Encounter the cunning and evil Captain Hook, villainous pirates, a crafty crocodile and a sprightly fairy named Tinker Bell. Audiences of all ages will enjoy this whimsical adventure, not to mention the score that includes such beloved classics as "I Gotta Crow," "Neverland" and "I'm Flying." Peter Pan will soar right over the heads of some lucky audience members!
 
   
Future Sex, Inc. Jan 27 - Feb 19, 2017  
Lounge Theatre Future Sex, Inc.
 
On the heels of a critically acclaimed run, the show formerly penned as Siamese Sex Show returns to the stage with a fabulous, new makeover. Blending the dystopian social satire of Blade Runner with the pop theatricality of Lady Gaga, Future Sex, Inc. imagines a grim future where sex is a thing of the past and society's last hope is four washed-up pop stars. This hip-hop musical takes place in a world where a mysterious conglomerate named Monocorp has ginned up fears of a nonexistent sexually-transmitted disease in order to sell a "safe" virtual sex product called the Love Light. Meanwhile, in an underground speakeasy, four former pop idols struggle to overcome their differences and exact revenge against Monocorp's devious CEO. See this all-new revamped and reimagined production from director Kiff Scholl when Future Sex, Inc. takes over The Lounge Theatres. There is explicit language and adult content. There will be no late seating.
 
   
White Guy On The Bus Jan 27 - Mar 18, 2017  
The Road on Magnolia White Guy On The Bus
 
Ray, a white financial manager from an affluent neighborhood, has a loving wife and liberal family. Shatique is a black nursing student and single mom from the rough side of town. As they ride the same bus to the same gritty prison every week, they seem to be getting to know each other – until Ray reveals his shocking true purpose for taking these weekly rides. As the ties between Ray and Shatique spin into a complex web of moral ambiguity, revenge and racial biases, they reach a stunning conclusion in this play the New York Times calls “a frank stare-down at racial perceptions today…an unsettling study in cultural disaffection that is likely to spark discussions afterward.”
 
   
Fired Up! Jan 27  
Miles Memorial Playhouse Fired Up!
 
Live Storytellers-SHINE: Monthly storytelling series features inspiring true stories. January theme is “Fired Up!”
 
   
Dragapalooza Jan 27 - Jan 28, 2017  
El Portal Theatre Dragapalooza
 
Equal parts rock concert and musical theater, Dragapalooza is ready to turn North Hollywood all the way out. This over-the-top variety show brings a cast of international celebrity drag queens to the El Portal Theatre, where they'll be led by Grammy-nominated producer Chris Cox. RuPaul's Drag Race winner Sharon Needles proves why she deserved the crown, while Adore Delano serves '90s grunge realness, Courtney Act and Derrick Barry deliver pop queen perfection, and Willam, Mimi Imfurst and Trixie Mattel all slay with both lyrics and laughs. Think of it as a "live rock 'n' roll mix-tape dance party," complete with sky-high heels, mile-long lashes and onstage flair to spare.
 
   
rep*er*toire Jan 27 - Jan 28, 2017  
Highways Performance Space and Gallery rep*er*toire
 
Project-based performance group Acts of Matter is proud to present rep*er*toire, their first-ever repertory performance featuring works by artistic director Rebecca Lemme. Lemme's newest work, Love Letter, is a tribute to lovelorn misfits and romantics that's set to a catchy soundtrack of classic songs from the 1950s and '60s. A celebration of community and collective humanity, this evening of art at Highways Performance Space and Gallery in Santa Monica includes performances by musician/composers ISTANBUL and River Song Quintet.
 
   
The Secret Garden Jan 28 - Feb 12, 2017  
Lewis Family Playhouse at Vicotria Gardens Cultural Center The Secret Garden
 
A perfect anecdote to a dreary January is this timeless story, which has been a staple of children's literature for over 100 years. This award-winning adaptation stays true to the cherished book, where a cantankerous and orphaned Mary Lennox is taken away from her home in India to live with her reclusive uncle in the Yorkshire Moors. With the help of a robin (played by a puppet in the production) and new friends, Mary discovers a garden that changes her life, and that of those around her. Recommended for Ages 7 and up.
 
   
Mozart's The Abduction From the Seraglio Jan 28 - Feb 19, 2017  
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Mozart's The Abduction From the Seraglio
 
Legend has it that when Emperor Joseph II first heard Mozart's The Abduction From the Seraglio, he said, "That is too fine for my ears -- there are too many notes." To which the musical prodigy replied, "There are just as many notes as there should be." Updated to the Roaring Twenties by LA Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, this riotous staging marries the brilliance of Mozart's comic gem with the flair of a classic Hollywood comedy. While en route from Istanbul to Paris, two beautiful damsels in distress are held captive aboard the luxurious Orient Express by a notorious Ottoman royal. Will their faithful lovers be able to rescue them before it's too late? James Conlon conducts a brilliant ensemble of soloists, including soprano Aleksandra Kurzak, returning to the LA Opera stage for the first time since her extraordinary 2011 debut as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte. Bass Morris Robinson returns as the Pasha's delightfully nefarious henchman Osmin.
 
   
Fugu Jan 28 - Mar 19, 2017  
Pico Playhouse Fugu
 
Fugu is suggested by true events. The narrative is set at a time prior to the United States’ entry into World War II. Thanks to the efforts of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, 6000 Lithuanian Jews were rescued from the clutches of the Nazis and relocated to Kobe, Japan. Colonel Nohiro Yasue, Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, is stationed in Kobe. The newly settled Jews have established a community there. But their safety may be short-lived. The Gestapo’s Colonel Josef Meisinger, a.k.a. The Butcher of Warsaw, is a Nazi liaison at the German Embassy, intent on seeing that no Jews escape alive. Meanwhile, Col. Yasue has devised a scheme with the objective of seeing to it that Japan and America do not come to blows. The plan is called “Fugu.” (You’ll have to see the play to get the full significance of the term.) Yasue, mistakenly believing that President Roosevelt is Jewish, selects the leader of the Jewish community, Dr. Avram Kaufman, to be his emissary to contact Washington, Wall Street and Hollywood to convince the U.S.A of Japan’s good intentions toward the Jews, serving to avoid Japan’s entry into a bloody international war.
 
   
The Abduction From the Seraglio Jan 28 - Feb 19, 2017  
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion The Abduction From the Seraglio
 
Legend has it that when Emperor Joseph II first heard Mozart's The Abduction From the Seraglio, he said, "That is too fine for my ears -- there are too many notes." To which the musical prodigy replied, "There are just as many notes as there should be." Updated to the Roaring Twenties by LA Opera at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, this riotous staging marries the brilliance of Mozart's comic gem with the flair of a classic Hollywood comedy. While en route from Istanbul to Paris, two beautiful damsels in distress are held captive aboard the luxurious Orient Express by a notorious Ottoman royal. Will their faithful lovers be able to rescue them before it's too late? James Conlon conducts a brilliant ensemble of soloists, including soprano Aleksandra Kurzak, returning to the LA Opera stage for the first time since her extraordinary 2011 debut as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte. Bass Morris Robinson returns as the Pasha's delightfully nefarious henchman Osmin.
 
   
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Jan 28 - Mar 5, 2017  
Edgemar Center for the Arts Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
 
In this hilarious play, Vanya and his adopted sister, Sonia, live a quiet life in the Pennsylvania farmhouse where they grew up, while their sister Masha travels the world as a movie star. Just as their cleaning woman issues a warning about terrible events in their future, Masha returns for an unannounced visit with her 20-something boy toy Spike in tow. And so begins this unforgettable family reunion filled with rivalry, regret, and racket. All allusions to Chekhov are purely intentional.
 
   
ZJU's Sweet 16th Annual 50 HOUR DRIVE-BY THEATRE FESTIVAL! Jan 28 - Jan 30, 2017  
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre ZJU's Sweet 16th Annual 50 HOUR DRIVE-BY THEATRE FESTIVAL!
 
Zombie Joe’s Underground’s fabulous "Sweet 16th" Annual Festival of (4) All-New Mini-Plays - Written, Directed and Performed (and Created to AMAZE) in a Speedy 2 days! Written by Steven W. Alloway, Vanessa Cate, Emily Charouhas & Zombie Joe, and Directed by Denise Devin, Abel Horwitz, Roger K. Weiss & Jana Wimer, with Music by Kevin Van Cott. ZJU Theatre Group’s 16th Super-Spectacular Annual Theatre-Event, Kicking-off our Unsurpassed 25th Silver-Anniversary Season!
 
   
Shout, Sister, Shout! Jan 31 - Jan 26, 2016  
Pasadena Playhouse Shout, Sister, Shout!
 
Shout, Sister, Shout! is a World Premiere musical conceived and directed by Randy Johnson, the creator of the wildly popular smash hit A Night With Janis Joplin which broke box office records at the Pasadena Playhouse before transferring to Broadway. Shout, Sister, Shout! depicts the life and music of legendary gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe, whose hits include "Down by the Riverside," "This Train," and "Strange Things Happening Every Day." Tharpe was a great trailblazer in the history of American music and influenced some of the greatest rock and roll and R & B singers of all time, including Elvis Presley, Little Richard, and Johnny Cash.
 
   
Motown The Musical Jan 31 - Feb 12, 2017  
Pantages Theatre Motown The Musical
 
Featuring more than 40 classic hits such as “My Girl” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” MOTOWN THE MUSICAL tells the story behind the hits as Diana, Smokey, Berry and the whole Motown family fight against the odds to create the soundtrack of change in America. Motown shattered barriers, shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.
 
   
Long Day's Journey Into Night Jan 31 - Mar 18, 2017  
Geffen Playhouse Long Day's Journey Into Night
 
Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play Long Day's Journey Into Night is a high water mark of American theater, and now it's coming to the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles with a new production starring Alfred Molina and Malcolm in the Middle's Jane Kaczmarek. The story centers on the aging patriarch of a seemingly tight-knit family. James Tyrone is an Irish-American immigrant who's built a highly successful career as an actor. Over the course of a single day, he, his wife and his two grown sons air untold grievances and long-held, difficult secrets that threaten to shatter the successful image they've created for themselves. Themes of guilt, blame, memory and suffering stir to create a dysfunctional but emotionally honest portrait of a modern American family as they struggle to heal and forgive each other.
 
   

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