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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.

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!

Friends! The Musical Parody
Friends! The Musical Parody Jan 21 - Jan 22, 2022

FRIENDS! The Musical Parody is the unauthorized comedic musical that lovingly pokes fun at TV's Friends, celebrating the adventures of your favorite group of 20-somethings as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan. It's a typical day at New York's only coffee shop, Central Perk, until an unexpected runaway bride bursts in and kicks the whole gang out of second gear! The musical recreates favorite moments from all 10 seasons of Friends through an uncensored, fast-paced, music-filled romp.

Death, With Benefits
Death, With Benefits Jan 27 - Feb 20, 2022

Death, with Benefits is a dark comedy "inspired" by the terribly true story of the infamous "Killer Grannies of Santa Monica," also known as the "Black Widows." Two mature ladies bond over the awful emotional and financial situations their deceased husbands have left them. To fix their predicaments, they concoct a pernicious get rich plan: Take in sickly men, get them to sign lavish life insurance policies with the women as beneficiaries, and care for them until they pass away. The only problem is that their guests are not passing away quickly enough, so the ladies decide to speed up the process.

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?

The How And The Why
The How And The Why Jan 28 - Feb 20, 2022
Crimson Square Theatre Company at Beverly Hills Playhouse

Evolution and emotion collide in Sarah Treem's thought-provoking and sharp play about science, family, and survival of the fittest. On the eve of a prestigious conference, an up-and-coming evolutionary biologist wrestles for the truth with an established leader in the field. This intimate and keenly perceptive play explores the difficult choices faced by woman of every generation.

How We Got On
How We Got On Jan 28 - Feb 19, 2022
Sacred Fools Theater Company at The Broadwater Black Box

Simultaneously anthropology, nostalgia, and a feel-good coming-of-age tale, "How We Got On" is for those of us who grew up back in the day and those who never knew. Set in 1988, the highly theatrical play tells the story of three African-American teens in a wealthy, Mid-Western suburb as they struggle with cultural isolation, family pressures, and the elusive adolescent task of discovering, asserting, and valuing themselves.

Something Rotten!
Something Rotten! Feb 4 - Feb 13, 2022

Something Rotten is your perfect introduction to the musical world of Shakespeare?! There's a Shakespearian musical? Set in 1590, Something Rotten follows two brothers trying to make a name for themselves in theatre...now if only they could get out from under the shadow of some guys named Shakespeare! Witness the absolutely crazy birth of the world's first musical ever!

A Little Night Music
A Little Night Music Feb 4 - Mar 13, 2022

A Little Night Music is a hilariously witty and heartbreakingly moving musical full of moments of adoration, regret and desire. Set in 1901 Sweden, it explores the tangled web of affairs centered around actress, Desiree Armfeldt, and the men who love her: a lawyer by the name of Fredrik Egerman and the Count Carl-Magnus Malcom. When the traveling actress performs in Fredrik's town, the estranged lovers' passion rekindles. This strikes a flurry of jealousy and suspicion between Desiree; Fredrik; Fredrick's wife, Anne; Desiree's current lover, the Count; and the Count's wife, Charlotte. Both men - as well as their jealous wives - agree to join Desiree and her family for a weekend in the country at Desiree's mother's estate. With everyone in one place, infinite possibilities of new romances and second chances bring endless surprises. Our new production offers an intimate and fresh take on this dramatic musical celebration of love and life featuring Stephen Sondheim's brilliant score, including his haunting masterpiece "Send in the Clowns."

All's Well That Ends Well
All's Well That Ends Well Feb 6 - Mar 6, 2022

What's a woman to do with a runaway groom? Hatch a scheme, of course. Roping in a fantastic cast of fools, romantics, and cynics, the clever Helen pursues the crusty Bertram in a clash of wits and deception. Capturing both a fairytale essence and human complexity, Shakespeare's bittersweet comedy goes on a journey of forgiveness, hope, and love where you least expect it.

Marry Me A Little
Marry Me A Little Feb 9 - Feb 27, 2022

International City Theatre pays tribute to the late, great Stephen Sondheim, kicking off its 37th season with Marry Me A Little, a bittersweet musical two-hander that weaves 17 of Sondheim's lesser-known songs into a tale of love and loneliness. The story of two single strangers who unknowingly live one floor apart is told entirely through songs written early in Sondheim's career or cut from his groundbreaking Broadway musicals. A must-see for Sondheim aficionados, this smart, funny, sophisticated and moving evening is a fascinating look at the Sondheim songs that "got away."

Slave Play
Slave Play Feb 9 - Mar 13, 2022

It's the most Tony Award-nominated play in history. It stunned off-Broadway. Then it shocked Broadway. Now, Jeremy O. Harris, "a major new voice in the American theater" (Chicago Tribune), brings his "raw, revelatory, and revolutionary play" (The Daily Beast) to the Taper, in the same production that roiled New York. Directed by two-time NAACP and Obie Award winner Robert O'Hara, Slave Play is "one of the best and most provocative new works to show up in years" (The New York Times). At the MacGregor Plantation, nothing is as it seems, and yet everything is as it seems. It's an antebellum fever-dream as three interracial couples converge to rip open history at the intersection of race, love, and sexuality in 21st-century America. It's a world where the sex is as raw as the emotions, and the twists as salacious as the truth.

Goldilocks And The Three Bears
Goldilocks And The Three Bears Feb 12 - Jun 4, 2022
Storybook Theatre at Theatre West

Storybook Theatre presents its musical version of the classic story Goldilocks And The Three Bears. There is plenty of audience participation as the children help Goldilocks in the comical forest adventure with the three bears. Goldilocks learns that bears can be people, too.

Assassins
Assassins Feb 17 - Mar 19, 2022
East West Players at David Henry Hwang Theater

A darkly comic Tony-award winner that examines the motives of the nine notorious Americans who took their shot at the President of the United States, this wickedly subversive spectacle explores the national fixation on celebrity and its violent intersection with the American dream. Assassins is the 12th Sondheim musical mounted by East West Players in its 56-year history of producing theatre in Los Angeles.

Marvin's Room
Marvin's Room Feb 18 - Mar 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.

It's Alive, It's Alive
It's Alive, It's Alive Feb 19 - Mar 20, 2022

it's alive, IT'S ALIVE! is an entertaining and provoking cabaret-style special event--in-progress with live music, conceived and performed by legendary performance artist John Fleck (Blacktop Highway, Mad Women, NEA Four). Joined onstage by a band and two singer/dancers, Fleck uses musical numbers, dance sequences and broad characters to create a hilarious and uniquely ribald theatrical rollercoaster that skewers our fears and assumptions about everything from COVID-19 to our identity as earth dwellers at this precarious moment.