The hit show, Gunfight at the Not-So-OK Saloon, is thrilled to be returning to the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Gunfight at the Not-So-OK Saloon is a Gilbert and Sullivan-styled musical comedy set in the Old Wild West with a modern spin. Created by Brooke deRosa, Gunfight premiered in 2019 as part of the Fringe and enjoyed a sold out run.
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Bernadette Peters, Broadway's brightest star and Sondheim's most stunning muse, in an unforgettable evening of song from the Broadway shows she's received accolades for, as well as from all her Grammy Award winning and nominated albums. A glamorous evening as only Bernadette Peters can do.
Four aging sisters live in a small Midwestern town in 1928 and deal with the ramifications within the family when two of them begin to question their lives and decide to make some changes before it's too late.
Kim Eberhardt talks and sings like country legend Dolly Parton, and performs her beloved hits like "9 to 5," "Jolene," "Islands in the Stream," and "I Will Always Love You" with her live band of musicians. This is a country party you've just got to see!
Shakespeare's most infamously lethal couple feed each other's ambitious passion with the gall to scale higher above and beyond everything and everyone around them. Unable to be sated until the bones are picked clean, they continue to devour the very food that brings their disastrous end.
Antaeus Theatre Company brings out the musicality in Shakespeare's The Tempest, presenting the Bard's most poetic and magical comedy with original music, live musicians and on-stage Foley effects. An enchanted storm strands a banished Duke's enemies on his isle of exile. Through magic, misadventure and forgiveness, the Duke, his daughter, his foes and the island spirits are all liberated from the prisons of their pasts to the glorious promise of their futures.
Theatricum returns with its signature production that infuses Shakespeare's beautiful language with music and song to heighten the pleasure. The most magical outdoor setting in Los Angeles is an enchanted forest inhabited by lovers from both fairy and human. Shakespeare conjures a world of wonder magic and romance where comical misunderstandings and the pain of unrequited love are resolved, and all is reconciled through midsummer night revelries and the enduring power of nature.
Ever been told to "be who you are" and wanted to just scream? Ever thrown a self-help book across the room? Then "Will the Real Me Please Stand Up" is for you. This is the anti-self help/anti-Ted talk show. Join Alexandra Ryan as she goes down the rabbit hole to figure out what it really means to "be yourself." Set in La La Land, where actors want to play other people but are required to "be themselves", the show opens with an at home self-tape audition that causes our heroine to literally fall to the floor. We then meet her inner voices who set out to prove that they are "the one true Alexandra". This is a one person show with plenty of inner voices to keep you company. Which inner voice will win out in the battle of authenticity? Will our lead discover who she really is? Who knows? But one thing's for sure, you'll be entertained along the way! If you've ever shrugged off the advice to be yourself or felt like it only made you more confused, this show is a must-see. You'll discover you're not the only one.
This new musical reveals a comeback story like no other, of a woman who dared to defy the bounds of racism, sexism and ageism to become the global Queen of Rock n' Roll. TINA - THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL is a celebration of resilience and an inspiration of triumph over adversity.
As a stressed-out young girl, Pamela seeks solace in chocolate. It's delicious. It gives you an endorphin rush. It makes you happy. Done to excess, it expands not only your horizons, but your waistline. Chocolate, however, is not enough. After the demise of a best friend, Pamela seeks comfort in a variety of spiritual pursuits, from the New Age to the traditional (including Orthodox Judaism). She also has some romantic adventures with the wrong guys, until she meets the right one. What you are looking for most is inside you all along. But there's also chocolate.
Welcome to Bluefish Cove. The Fountain Theatre will transform the parking lot surrounding the set on its outdoor stage to create an oceanfront experience for its 40th anniversary production of the groundbreaking drama, Last Summer at Bluefish Cove by Jane Chambers. Set in 1974, a group of queer women spend their summers together in a remote oceanfront town on Long Island. Their lesbian enclave is disrupted when Eva, a naďve straight woman recently separated from her husband, stumbles unaware into their circle and falls for the charming, tough-talking Lil. This heartfelt play, a landmark in lesbian history, is bursting with friendship, laughter, love and hope, bringing well-rounded, three-dimensional characters that transcend stereotypes and preconceptions to the stage.
It's the night of the US presidential election and success is imminent for the Democratic Party. All is well until a revelation plunges the campaign into an international crisis. Woven within the brittle fabric of a political family, Now or Later exposes the uncomfortable truths about politics, religion, bigotry, and freedom of expression.
The Last Act" shows the man behind the myth, exposing the great detective's fears and weaknesses, the devastating consequences of the dramas of his formative years, and, unexpectedly, his cutting sense of humor.
Em has had her womanhood threatened one too many times, and when her "boyfriend" breaks her heart, she finds another layer of woman to express. Em takes her dental training out of the office and becomes a woman the world fears, one who lies, blackmails and gets what she wants. But when her past comes to catch up with her present, we beg the question... Is this really what she deserves?
Murder Ballad is the dramatic story of a love triangle gone wrong, centering on Sara, an uptown girl who seemed to have it all, but whose downtown past lingers enticingly and dangerously in front of her. A rock musical with memorable songs. Mature content and language. A guest production on Santa Monica Playhouse's Main Stage.
In Queen Margaret's Version of Shakespeare's War of the Roses, a new edit of Shakespeare's best-known history plays - Henry VI Parts I, II and III and Richard III - Theatricum artistic director Ellen Geer puts the focus on the women in court to draw an unspoken parallel between the in-fighting of rival dynasties that led to England's bloody civil wars and modern-day American politics.
Into the Woods is a musical about fairytales - but this show tells them differently than you might remember them. Into the Woods draws on versions of fairy tales by the Grimm Brothers, whose stories often have dark themes and endings. The central story is a totally original one, though, of a baker and his wife trying to conceive. They've been having trouble for a long time, and they soon discover that because the baker's father angered a witch years ago, she put a curse on his family to make them barren.
The 1920s was the time of flappers, flamboyance, and the face of Alla Nazimova. This summer Nazimova - Jewish immigrant from Tsarist Russia, Broadway and silent film superstar, visionary Hollywood director and producer, and LGBTQIA trailblazer - makes her triumphant return to Hollywood when Theatre West presents playwright and performer Romy Nordlinger in the West Coast premiere of Garden of Alla: The Alla Nazimova Story. Using immersive video and original music to invoke the Roaring Twenties and create a panoramic, live silent film, Nordlinger brings the life and times of this groundbreaking iconoclast to vivid life.
It's showtime! Based on Tim Burton's dearly beloved film, this hilarious musical tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager whose whole life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and a demon with a thing for stripes. With an irreverent book, an astonishing set, and a score that's out of this Netherworld, BEETLEJUICE is "SCREAMINGLY GOOD FUN!" (Variety). And under its uproarious surface (six feet under, to be exact), it's a remarkably touching show about family, love, and making the most of every Day-O!
Mama's in the kitchen early preparing her famous stew for a big event, but even as her daughter and granddaughters help, she still feels like time is running out. Soon these three generations of Black women begin to feel their past and present closing in. A finalist for the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Zora Howard's hilarious, haunting, and taut 90-minute drama has a lot more cooking underneath the surface.
The Echo Theater Company presents Crabs in a Bucket, an outrageous, smart and very funny satire about the impact of "crab mentality" on oppressed communities whose members work against one another instead of together. Amargo and Pootz are two bitter crabs living in a shucking bucket. They spend their days talking chit about the crabs that got out, the ones who couldn't take it, and the losers who still live among them. When a new crab arrives filled with optimism and hope for change, can it help them achieve their life-long dream of getting the shuck out?
Rodgers and Hammerstein's enchanting adaptation of the timeless fairytale, Cinderella, brings new life to the story of a young woman forced into servitude who dreams of - and achieves - a better life.
Terrence McNally's play finds humor within the self-searching American abroad. Two friends travel to India with heavy baggage in tow, reeling from loss and personal demons. The Hindu god Ganesha, manifest in their fellow travelers, points them toward the revelation that sometimes, the greatest journey is surviving life.
Retired prison guard Doris Mooney has just moved to Paradise Village, a retirement home in Canmore, Alberta. She quickly befriends Ivy Hoffbauer, a former world champion skier who's taken aback by Doris' brash cheerfulness. Rounding out the trio is dapper Arthur Beech, who has designs on Ivy. Love, gossip, and sex behind the compost heap, this is Norm Foster at his hilarious best.
Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, the musical follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. This is theatre at its best - exuberant, passionate and joyous.
Cameron Mackintosh presents the acclaimed production of Boublil and Schonberg's Tony Award- winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables. This brilliant staging has taken the world by storm and has been hailed as "a reborn dream of a production" (Daily Telegraph).Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, Les Miserables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption-a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. The magnificent score of Les Miserables includes the songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "Bring Him Home," "One Day More" and many more.
A bold World premiere comedy from Los Angeles-based playwright, Larissa FastHorse, about being whoever you want to be, even when it's not who you are. This critically acclaimed Native writer focuses her keen sense of satire to examine Native American perspectives on contemporary life and will be the first Native writer to have a mainstage production on the Mark Taper Forum stage. A member of the Sicangu Lakota Nation, and author of the upcoming Broadway comedy, The Thanksgiving Play, FastHorse's new work shines a hilarious light on 'shifters' who exist in a world of self-determined identity. This thought-provoking comic play asks what happens when you don't believe you are the race you want to be? Change it! Fake It Until You Make It takes an absurd look at what defines who we are, and the lengths some people will go through to change it.
Our play Mr. Yunioshi reverses the real-life event by casting Asian American actor J. Elijah Cho to play Mickey Rooney. Rooney is depicted here as something of a narcissist, at first believing he is being cast as the romantic lead opposite Ms. Hepburn. When it becomes apparent that he is being tapped to play the role of Mr. Yunioshi, Rooney has to deal with the question: Should he play the Asian character? We know from the cinematic record what he ultimately did, but our play shows how he arrived there.
In Peter Pan Goes Wrong, the team behind the Tony Award-winning global hit, The Play That Goes Wrong, bring their trademark comic mayhem to the J.M. Barrie classic Peter Pan. The much-loved members of The Cornley Drama Society once again battle against technical hitches, flying mishaps and cast disputes on their way to Neverland with hilarious and disastrous results.
The lovely Raymonde Chandebise wonders why her husband has stopped visiting her bedroom, and assumes he must be having an affair. So she asks her friend Lucienne to write him a love letter meant to lure him to a rendezvous where she can catch him in the act of being unfaithful. But when Raymonde's (very faithful) husband Victor Emmanuel receives the letter, he assumes it's for his bachelor friend Tournel and gives it to him instead, setting in motion a hilarious series of events that bounces from the Chandebise home to a hotel of ill repute, where anything (and apparently everyone) goes.
Dean and Amanda are ready to start a family. Dean's estranged mother has left her a secluded house in the woods where she and Amanda have decided to start the next chapter of their lives. But, their future begins to unravel when their new home is burgled by a mysterious hermit-a pop diva worshiping, hot Cheetos eating trickster-who haunts the forest. Hungry Ghost is a frighteningly funny meditation on identity and isolation, seeing and being seen, and the insatiable hunger in us all to be truly free.
In this fierce and feverish comedy from breakout playwright Alexis Scheer, a gang of teenage girls gathers in an abandoned treehouse to summon the ghost of Pablo Escobar. Are they messing with the actual spirit of the infamous cartel kingpin? Or are they really just messing with each other? Intimate in nature yet universal in its ability to explore the need to connect, the play is an unflinching and powerful reminder of what it means to be human. As it races to its startling conclusion, audiences will be left catching their breath. A rollercoaster ride through the danger and damage of girlhood - the teenage wasteland has never been so much twisted fun.
Not everything is as it seems behind the ivy-covered walls of Yale, where an unlikely bond leads to an unthinkable favor. Writing professor Bella Baird is looking for answers, but a fateful encounter with a mysterious student could lead to life-changing consequences for both of them. Nominated for six Tony Awards, including Best Play, Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Rapp's haunting 90-minute thriller will leave you wondering who you can trust and remind you everyone has a story - the question is how it ends.
From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as "Pure Genie-Us," ALADDIN features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).
After being falsely accused of killing a neighbor's dog, Christopher-who is brilliant but has difficulty dealing with the sounds and stresses of everyday life-decides to investigate the crime. The secrets he unearths prompt him to leave his trusted teacher and the familiar streets of his hometown for a life-changing train trip to London.
Two of the nation's leading lawyers go head-to-head in the ultimate battle of wit, wisdom, and will in this powerful drama. With freedom of speech hanging in the balance, will this small-town courtroom bring us together or tear the nation apart? In a fresh production boldly reimagined for today, Inherit the Wind will make you rethink what you know and dare you to question just how much society has evolved.
MAMMA MIA! is the ultimate feel-good show that has audiences coming back again and again to relive the thrill. Now it's your turn to have the time of your life at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA's greatest hits, including "Dancing Queen," "S.O.S.," "Super Trouper," "Take A Chance on Me" and "The Winner Takes It All," with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Whether it's your first visit or your fourteenth, see the show that has the whole world coming back for more, because every time feels like the first time at MAMMA MIA!
Based on the popular children's book of the same name, The Secret Garden follows the story of Mary Lennox, a young British girl born and raised in Colonial India. When the 11-year-old's parents die in a cholera outbreak, she is sent to Yorkshire to live with a reclusive uncle, his invalid son - and a host of ghosts, spirits, and lost souls inhabiting Mary's new home. With the help of the spirits, Mary and a young gardener uncover the mystery of the manor's magical garden, bringing life to the neglected estate as Mary's own personality blossoms alongside the flowers. Filled with amazing music, elegant choreography, and a heartwarming story of forgiveness and renewal, The Secret Garden is the quintessential holiday musical for all ages.
You better watch out, you better not cry, because something magical is coming to the Playhouse this holiday season. Sam Pinkleton, the creative mind behind 2021's production of Head Over Heels, returns to the Playhouse to sleigh audiences with a brand-new holiday show that's sure to leave you feeling merry and bright. So get ready to jingle all the way and join us for a holly jolly spectacular you'll never forget.
The music. The moves. The icon. Now, the unparalleled artistry of the greatest entertainer of all time comes to Los Angeles as MJ, the multi Tony Award-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, begins a tour of its own. Created by Tony Award-winning Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, MJ goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Michael Jackson into legendary status.
In her widely celebrated one-woman show, revered comedian Kate Berlant explores the events of her life that have brought her to this moment. Embodying many characters in this tour de force performance, she expertly morphs before our eyes and exposes a truth she has, until now, kept hidden.
Triple-Olivier Award nominee, Kate Prince, has created a sensational dance-theatre show called MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE. The show is inspired by the legendary hits of 17-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting, such as Every Breath You Take, Roxanne, Walking On The Moon and more. With a fusion of breath-taking athleticism, high-energy footwork, and exhilarating dance styles, MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE narrates a unifying and uplifting story of hope and humanity.
This groundbreaking twist on The Wizard of Oz changed the face of Broadway-from its iconic score packed with soul, gospel, rock, and finger-snapping 70s funk to its stirring tale of Dorothy's journey to find her place in a contemporary world. Audiences get to enjoy the epic grooves of such beloved, timeless hits as "Ease on Down the Road," which became the show's break-out single, and the bona fide classic "Home" in this spectacular revival.
After 25 years, CHICAGO is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy- shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz, with one show stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you've ever seen. No wonder CHICAGO has been honored with 6 Tony Awards, 2 Olivier Awards, a Grammy, and thousands of standing ovations. As we celebrate our 25th anniversary - you've got to come see why the name on everyone's lips is still...CHICAGO.
The ultimate family showdown is on in the world premiere of this new comedy commissioned by Pasadena Playhouse. When the "perfect" Latina daughter brings her boyfriend home to meet the parents, her family's biases and preconceptions are put on full display. As tensions run high and hilarity ensues, everyone must navigate the ins and outs of family dynamics and the boundaries of acceptance - all while tackling the age-old question: what does it truly mean to be an American? Meet your new favorite family in this laugh-out-loud, heartfelt story from Gloria Calderón Kellett, the co-creator and showrunner of Netflix's One Day at a Time.
Following well-received engagements on Broadway and its premiere city Toronto, this new hit musical based on true events will launch its first-ever national tour in Seattle in October 2018! Nominated for eight Tony Awards and nine Drama Desk gongs, this is a musical that celebrates human endurance, compassion and bravery under dreadful circumstances. Written by Canadian husband and wife team Irene Snakoff and David Hein, this surprise hit is the toast of Broadway.
It's 1934 in Duluth, Minnesota. We meet a group of wayward travelers whose lives intersect in a guesthouse filled with music, life and hope. Experience this 'profoundly beautiful' production (The New York Times) brought to vivid life by an extraordinary company of actors and musicians.
When legendary musician Jelly Roll Morton's soul is forced to face the music, the self-proclaimed "inventor of jazz" is left at the ultimate crossroads. Follow Jelly from the back alleys of New Orleans to the sparkling stages of New York, as his remarkable journey unfolds in a stunning display of song, dance, and music. With soulful melodies, electrifying tap dancing, and fiery tunes that will leave you breathless, get your groove on with this dazzling musical masterpiece.
Out-of-work actor Daniel Hillard will do anything for his kids. After losing custody in a messy divorce, he creates the kindly alter ego of Scottish nanny Euphegenia Doubtfire in a desperate attempt to stay in their lives. As his new character takes on a life of its own, Mrs. Doubtfire teaches Daniel more than he bargained for about how to be a father. A hysterical and heartfelt story about holding onto your loved ones against all odds, MRS. DOUBTFIRE is the musical comedy we need right now - one that proves we're better together.
This high-flying musical has been delighting audiences of all ages for close to 70 years and is now being brought back to life in a new production directed by Emmy Award winner Lonny Price with additional book by celebrated playwright Larissa FastHorse. The adventure begins when PETER PAN and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinker Bell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night. With a sprinkle of pixie dust and a few happy thoughts, the children are taken on a magical journey they will never forget. This extraordinary musical full of excitement and adventure features iconic and timeless songs including "I'm Flying", "I Gotta Crow", "I Won't Grow Up" and "Neverland". PETER PAN embraces the child in us all so go on a journey from the second star to the right and straight on 'til morning - your entire family will be Hooked!
It's Bobbie's 35th birthday party, and all her friends keep asking, Why isn't she married? Why can't she find the right man and isn't it time to settle down and start a family? As Bobbie searches for answers, she discovers why being single, being married, and being alive in the 21st-century could drive a person crazy.