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The Magic of Christmas
The Magic of Christmas Dec 10 - Dec 19, 2021

The Young Americans are back this holiday season, and they are bringing merriment, majesty, and music with them! Join us for The Magic of Christmas - the best holiday musical for the entire family! The Magic of Christmas features State of the Art 45-foot LED walls that take the audience from the polar ice caps of the North Pole to the jolly old streets of Dickensian London - from Toyland to the visions of sugarplums we all dream about - and so much more! This winter-wonderland variety show includes all kinds of singing and dancing, including many of your favorite Christmas carols: Poppin' Penguins, Rowdy Reindeer, a Chorus Line of Cookies, Sassy Santas, and so much more! Heralded for their legendary choral sound, the Young Americans will fill the La Mirada Theater with majestic and inspiring Christmas music, while filling your heart with the joy of the Holiday Season!

Big American Winter Holiday Musical Spectacular!
Big American Winter Holiday Musical Spectacular! Dec 10 - Dec 11, 2021
Red Tape Productions at Pico Playhouse

Red Tape Productions proudly announces the return of BAWHMS to the Los Angeles stage. This all-original family-friendly musical comedy holiday extravaganza debuted 4 years ago and has quickly become a fan favorite. The show features the new holiday classic "Kidnap an Elf" and fun songs in the spirit of the season about seasonal candy, Franken-Santa, pirates at Christmas, and a shy little angel named Harold. The music spans genres from blues-rock to Broadway, children's to cha-cha, and traditional to extraterrestrial. The interactive concert is approximately two hours long (including an intermission). A commenter on YouTube said at last year's virtual concert, "These songs are going to be legendary holiday classics one day!" Bring the whole family for a hearty holiday experience.

Latina Christmas Special
Latina Christmas Special Dec 14 - Dec 15, 2021

This off-Broadway hit is a timely comedy about those of us who ride the edge between the culture of our immigrant parents and the culture of our home, America. Every ethnicity can relate to the feeling that their parents and families are a little "weird" (that's a nice word) during the holidays when compared to the traditional American Christmases fed to us on TV. Three comedian friends: Sandra Valls (Showtime's Latin Divas of Comedy), Maria Russell (Lt. Liz Salazar on TruTV's Tacoma FD) and Diana Yanez (Margaret Cho's Sensuous Woman) show us with their personal tales that every family has its own hilarious peculiarities, everyone wants to belong, and everyone, regardless of their background, has a hard time at some point in their life.

This Wonderful Life
This Wonderful Life Dec 16 - Jan 3, 2022
Rogue Machine at The Matrix

Rogue Machine brings Frank Capra's iconic holiday film, "It's a Wonderful Life," to the stage in this hilarious and heartwarming one-person show starring Leo Marks. Part fan frenzy and part tour-de-force, it's a celebration of cinematic storytelling and the differences, big and small, that one person can make in the lives of others.

The Poetry Brothel LA: Holiday Office Partay
The Poetry Brothel LA: Holiday Office Partay Dec 17

Join The Poetry Brothel LA for an immersive office holiday party - a sexy and sensuous soiree with live music by Blue Wagon Trio - complete with bedazzled blazers, punch, and poetry. We hope to CC you there!

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker Dec 17 - Dec 19, 2021

Nutcrackers come and go, but only one is so spectacular, so charming, so heart-warming and memorable that it has become Southern California's favorite. Voted "Best-Loved Nutcracker in the Nation" by Goldstar audience survey in 2018 and 2019, the Long Beach Nutcracker returns to the Terrace Theater. The Los Angeles Times proclaimed: "Crammed with special effects, the familiar Long Beach Ballet version of The Nutcracker has nearly everything money can buy. For opulent, family-oriented, entertainment - seek no further."

The Simon and Garfunkel Story
The Simon and Garfunkel Story Jan 7 - Jan 9, 2022

Since its sell out in London's West End, 'The Simon & Garfunkel Story' is now the World's leading theatre show concerning Simon & Garfunkel featuring a full live band and state of the art video projection and lighting. The show includes all of their hits, including 'Mrs. Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. With more than 100 million album sales since 1965, Simon & Garfunkel's perfect harmonies and songs that poignantly captured the times made them one of the most successful folk-rock duos of all time. Over the years, they won 10 Grammy Awards and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. In 1977, their Bridge Over Troubled Water album was nominated at the 1977 Brit Awards for Best International Album. In 2003, Simon and Garfunkel were awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the following year saw their "The Sound of Silence" awarded a Grammy Hall of Fame Award.

Hilda's Yard
Hilda's Yard Jan 13 - Feb 13, 2022

One ordinary family. One extraordinary day. Set in 1956, Sam and Hilda Fluck are finally on their own after their children Gary and Janey leave the nest. Then, on a September morning, their world changes when Gary loses his job and Janey leaves her husband.

Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Everybody's Talking About Jamie Jan 16 - Feb 20, 2022

Jamie is stepping into the North American spotlight in this premiere of Everybody's Talking About Jamie! Nominated for five Olivier Awards, this fabulous sensation based on the story of Jamie Campbell, has thrilled both critics and audiences on the West End with its funny and touching exploration of sexuality, ambitions and coming of age when you're destined to stick out from the crowd.

Waitress
Waitress Jan 20 - Jan 23, 2022

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland). "It's an empowering musical of the highest order!" raves the Chicago Tribune. Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna. A waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

Marvin's Room
Marvin's Room Jan 21 - Feb 27, 2022

The lasting power of Marvin's Room is a testament to the play's compassion and humor, something audiences have agreed upon since its premiere in Chicago in 1990. Since then, the work has traveled to D.C., London, L.A. and the bright lights of Broadway, not to mention the Oscar-nominated film. See this powerful production at the Actors Co-op in Hollywood.

Million Dollar Quartet
Million Dollar Quartet Jan 21 - Feb 13, 2022

Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions ever. Million Dollar Quartet brings that unbelievable musical moment to life, featuring timeless and enduring hits including "Blue Suede Shoes," "Fever," "That's All Right," "Sixteen Tons," "I Walk the Line," "Great Balls of Fire," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Hound Dog," and more. Don't miss your chance to experience this red-hot moment in rock 'n' roll history at Million Dollar Quartet!

Escape From The Garden
Escape From The Garden Jan 21 - Feb 6, 2022

What happens when Tracy Greene, star of stage and television, bombs at the Ahmanson with her Blanche DuBois? Will her self-inflicted exile in a crappy apartment at "Two Palms Villa" in Van Nuys -- frantically scribbling away at her play about Marie Antoinette-- lead to total oblivion or to something better?

Next to Normal
Next to Normal Jan 28 - Feb 27, 2022

This powerful musical explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Dad's an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens, appearing to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal because the mother has been battling manic depression for 16 years. Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting the family's story with love, sympathy, and heart.

To Grandmother's House We Go
To Grandmother's House We Go Jan 28 - Mar 6, 2022

A beautifully written play about grown children returning to the nest, and the emotional toll these extended childhoods exact on parents and grandparents. This dramatic comedy takes place at Grandie's sprawling Connecticut Victorian home where she lives with her brother, her cook/companion and her eldest daughter.The tradition of the young taking care of the old is reversed as financial hardships and marital mishaps lead grown grandchildren (of all ages) to seek recovery at Grandie's. In many countries it's fairly common for three generations to live together under one roof, but in America? How long will Grandie's well-preserved apron strings stretch?

Teenage Dick
Teenage Dick Feb 1 - Feb 27, 2022

Originally produced at the Public Theater in 2018, Teenage Dick reimagines the most famous disabled character of all time, Richard III, as a modern day, 16-year-old outsider in his junior year of high school. Bullied because of his cerebral palsy, Richard is determined to have his revenge and make his name by becoming president of the senior class. This innovative, bold play by Mike Lew, directed by Tony Award nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel, sparks new life into the classic work and reframes the story for today. It continues the Playhouse's purpose, as the State Theater of California, of using our historic stage to bring stories as diverse as our state. A co-production with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Huntington Theatre Company.

Carmen Jones
Carmen Jones Feb 3 - Feb 20, 2022
Ensemble Theatre Company at The New Vic

Oscar Hammerstein adapted this beloved opera into an African-American Broadway musical. The classic story of the bewitching Carmen is set in 1943 at a parachute factory, with all of Bizet's famous music.