The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals." And Entertainment Weekly says, "Grade A: the funniest musical of all time." It's The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony AwardŽ-winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. This production contains explicit language.
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Holding onto hope when times are tough can take an awful lot of determination, and sometimes, an awful lot of determination comes in a surprisingly small package. Little Orphan Annie has reminded generations of theatergoers that sunshine is always right around the corner, and now the best-loved musical of all time is set to return in this new production - just as you remember it and just when we need it most. This celebration of family, optimism and the American spirit remains the ultimate cure for all the hard knocks life throws your way.
Rogue Machine presents the world premiere of the latest comedy from playwright and local legend Justin Tanner. This new play spills the secrets in a hilarious backstage look at life in the intimate theatre scene during 90's Los Angeles.
Actress, dancer and choreographer Debbie Allen's fun, fresh spin on the classic holiday ballet returns to the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker gives the seasonal favorite a rich new cultural context and updated characters, and features a lively contemporary score with original songs from multiple-Grammy-winner Mariah Carey and others. After young Kara receives a nutcracker filled with hot chocolate, she falls asleep and journeys to enchanted lands, including Candy Cane Lane, Egypt, the Rainforest, Jazzland, Russia and the Land of the Kimono Dolls. Great for all ages, little ones will have no trouble following along thanks to the narration by three wisecracking mice.
Holiday entertainment just got magical. Think, "A Christmas Carol" meets "It's a Wonderful Life" meets...* NSYNC. It's Christmas Eve 2009 and Chris Kirkpatrick from *NSYNC has a decision to make. This musical parody mashup of holiday classics features 12 original songs in a celebration of the season.
Every year, insurance agent Bob Finhead's whacked out friends and clients stop by his small-town Iowa office for their annual holiday bash. The town mayor, the sheriff, the twin farmer sisters, the stoner, the town floozy and the pastor's wife have already RSVP'd for this year's event. But Bob has dreams of a bigger life and wants to escape their narrow-minded thinking. Will he be able to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional inventor and move to the big city, or will he come to realize how much he is the heart and soul of the town? Will any of this matter once the party starts, the bickering and fighting begins, and the drinks hit the floor?
Make Theatre West a part of your Holiday Celebration by joining us for WINTER WISHES - A HOLIDAY CABARET THEATRE. Featuring a talented cast of 15 singer-actors performing treasured songs and telling stories of holiday memories and wishes we will usher in this Magical Season of Joy and Light uplifting your spirits, making you laugh out loud and inspiring hope in your heart.
Impro Theatre's cast of characters are sure to delight in this all-new holiday romp bursting with laughter, live musicians, and stunning Regency winter wardrobe. Be whisked away to the English countryside for a fully-improvised night of mischief, mayhem and merry-making that surely would delight Jane Austen. Did someone say, Deck the Halls?
Come and join The Marvelous Wonderettes for a wonderful evening of vintage fun! This smash Off-Broadway hit takes you to the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where we meet Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy: four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts! As we learn about their lives and loves, the girls serenade us with classic '50s hits including "Lollipop," "Dream Lover," "Stupid Cupid," and "Lipstick on Your Collar." In Act II, the Wonderettes reunite to take the stage and perform at their ten-year reunion. We learn about the highs and lows the girls have experienced in the past decade and are charmed to find that no matter what life throws their way, they will conquer it together. Featuring over 30 classic '50s and '60s hits, The Marvelous Wonderettes will keep you smiling in this must-take musical trip down memory lane!
Scrooge and the gang are back in A Noise Within's delightfully festive, musically merry holiday tradition. Adapted by the company's own Geoff Elliott, this Pasadena production of Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol has become a Southland fave for the entire family. As the Los Angeles Times says, "Only a die-hard humbug could remain unmoved by so charming a yuletide treat." Experience the magical journey of everyone's favorite surly miser as visits from Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future crack open his cold heart. Stick around after the show for selfies with the cast.
Marilyn Monroe: The Last Interview (the raw truth of a Hollywood Legend) is based on the final interview of Blond Bombshell Marilyn Monroe for Life Magazine in 1962 with Richard Meryman where she speaks candidly, expressing her true feelings about her mother, the men in her life, her career, struggles & her disappointments. This solo show takes us on a journey of the real Marilyn Monroe's life and ultimately her tragic death and the mysterious cover up.
Based on a true story when peace, camaraderie, and music prevailed on the battlefield in 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. A German soldier steps into No Man's Land singing "Stille Nacht." Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and peace. A remarkable true story, told in the words and songs of the men who lived it. Performed by Theater Latte Da, The New York Times calls All is Calm "a beautiful musical recounting of a World War I ceasefire of gifts, poetry, and melody."
In the award-winning A Very DIE HARD Christmas, a team of terrorists has seized a building, taken hostages, and declared war. One man has managed to escape. An off-duty cop hiding somewhere inside. He's alone, tired...and he doesn't like Christmas. Come get a little holiday cheer as Theatre Unleashed brings back one of its most popular shows with a brand new cast for a short but sweet holiday run. Action, humor, Professor Snape taking people hostage, singing, dancing, the guy from Family Matters, guns, puppets, explosions, the EPA guy from Ghostbusters getting punched in the face, Christmas miracles and familiar holiday friends galore. Maybe even an appearance by the legend himself, Santa Claus! This is much more than a stage version of the holiday classic Die Hard, its parody at its best. Yippee Ki-Yay, Father Christmas!
The Porters of Hellsgate Theatre Company is thrilled to present Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol: The One-Man Play live and in person for the first time since 2019. The production will be directed by newly appointed Porters Board member Drina Durazo. "Charles Dickens was known for being a performer of his own works; his novels were written with such vivid theatricality that they were almost like plays," says Durazo. "We're aiming to recreate the experience of Dickens' public recitals with A Christmas Carol, The One-Man Play, and it's been a great joy exploring this beloved classic by way of Krieger's dynamic performance." Having most recently taken on the roles of Theseus in The Two Noble Kinsmen and director of Romeo and Juliet, Associate Artistic Director Gus Krieger portrays over thirty characters in this telling of Dickens' classic tale. Having assumed iconic roles for the company including Richard III, Shylock, Benedick, and King John, Krieger is thrilled to return to the boards of North Hollywood.
Give the gift of a lasting memory this holiday with tickets to our annual Christmas show. The show will include your favorite moments from Christmas shows past, new musical numbers from holidays present, and a magical peek at Christmas shows yet to come! This year's show will highlight our favorite Christmas traditions, with the addition of many other holidays such as Diwali, Hanukkah, Lunar New Year, and more! Come celebrate all that this Season of Light has to offer!
A scathing and hilarious satire of the corporate world, Promises, Promises is the exuberant musical adaptation of Billy Wilder's Oscar-winning film The Apartment. The bittersweet romantic comedy features a groundbreaking contemporary score from composer Burt Bacharach. The score includes the blockbuster hit "I'll Never Fall In Love Again," plus "Knowing When To Leave," "Turkey Lurkey Time," "Whoever You Are," and the title song.