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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Apr 3 - Apr 7, 2019  
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
 
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, one of the world's most beloved dance companies and a favorite of Los Angeles audiences, returns for another series of exciting performances at The Music Center's Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Celebrated not just for its exquisite performance of beloved classics, but also for its commitment to bold, new dance styles, the company offers something for every taste. Treat yourself to one of this acclaimed dance troupe's programs at The Music Center -- each program culminates in the truly soulful American masterpiece, Revelations. Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is a registered trademark.
 
   
Birdland Blue Apr 4 - May 12, 2019  
The Los Angeles Theatre Center Birdland Blue
 
Birdland Blue is a behind-the-scenes look at Miles on one evening that August. He flirts with a beautiful reporter for a jazz magazine. He copes with division within his ranks, as two of his musicians (Julius “Cannonball” Adderley and John Coltrane) are on the verge of leaving the Sextet to start their own groups. He deals with substance abuse problems, his own and that of one of his musicians. He argues with the club owner/manager over proper compensation. His biggest challenge may be coming from a violent, crooked, racist cop.
 
   
All My Sons Apr 4 - May 12, 2019  
Lounge Theatre All My Sons
 
In the aftermath of profound tragedy during WWII, Joe Keller and his family struggle to stay intact and to fight for their future when a long-hidden secret threatens to emerge, forcing them to reckon with throbbing guilt, deception, greed, denial, revenge, repentance and post-war disenchantment across generations. Winner of multiple Tony Awards and the Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play, the electrifying family drama All My Sons by iconic playwright Arthur Miller remains as timely as it is timeless. Be there when Wasatch Theatrical Ventures presents this riveting new production at The Lounge Theatres in Hollywood.
 
   
Peter and the Starcatcher Apr 4 - Apr 14, 2019  
The Grove Theatre Peter and the Starcatcher
 
The boy-who-would-never-grow-up and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island. They know nothing of the mysterious trunk in the captain’s cabin, which contains a precious, otherworldly cargo. At sea, the boys are discovered by a precocious young girl named Molly, a Starcatcher-in-training who realizes that the trunk’s precious cargo is starstuff that must never fall into the wrong hands. Come see this imaginative prequel to Peter Pan.
 
   
The Root Beer Bandits: A Musical Adventure Apr 4 - Apr 28, 2019  
The Garry Marshall Theatre The Root Beer Bandits:  A Musical Adventure
 
The Root Beer Bandits is a musical adventure for the whole family! All ages will be treated to a good old-fashioned musical comedy with all the bells and whistles. The Root Beer Bandits tells the tale of Polly Peppercorn, the only female to ride for the Pony Express -- but as often is the case, that is her predicament, not her goal. Polly’s dream is to join the ranks of American songwriters way back in the 1860s -- territory that was mostly uncharted for women. When Polly delivers a letter to Sheriff Bailey of Sarsaparilla City, California, they discover that an outlaw named Copper Penny is scheming to steal the city’s famous root beer supply. With a trailblazing female entrepreneur named Sally Sue Tucker at her side, Polly sets things right for Sarsaparilla City and makes it clear that everyone is capable of greatness, no matter what. Original songs, colorful dance numbers, physical comedy and old-time slapstick are sure to delight all ages. With moral messages a-plenty, this 65-minute charmer is bursting with entertainment value. Yee Haw! See The Root Beer Bandits at the Garry Marshall Theatre.
 
   
It's not over. It's Year of the Women.... Still! Apr 4 - Apr 28, 2019  
Stella Adler Theater It's not over. It's Year of the Women.... Still!
 
IN RESPONSE: Year of the Woman... Still is back and better than ever! This timely and relevant production is a series of humorous, heartwarming and thought-provoking vignettes written by female playwrights that cover the range of women’s experiences from the 70's to current, including the #MeToo movement.
 
   
The Things We Do Apr 4 - May 12, 2019  
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble The Things We Do
 
The Things We Do — In this painfully funny look at modern relationships, Bill falls for Sarah, but she is married to Ted. Ted might be a good match for Alice — who is married to Bill. Once trust is broken, how do you get it back?
 
   
My Life On A Diet Apr 5 - Apr 14, 2019  
VS. Theatre Company My Life On A Diet
 
A self-described “diet junkie” who believed that if she ate like a star, she just might look and live like one, Taylor dishes out juicy anecdotes about — and weight loss tips from — such Hollywood legends as Joan Crawford, Marilyn Monroe and Barbra Streisand. She also serves up entertaining and poignant stories about the late Bologna, her partner in work and life for 52 years. Considered a comedy legend, she tells about her high and lows – on and off the scale – and shows audiences that the ability to laugh gets you through it all.
 
   
The White Album Apr 5 - Apr 7, 2019  
Freud Playhouse The White Album
 
The White Album is a multimedia performance that uses Joan Didion’s seminal essay to apply a uniquely inventive approach to the intersection between observation, storytelling, audience participation, choreography and architecture. Obie Award-winning actress Mia Barron delivers the essay in its entirety, while behind her a parallel performance unfolds. The essay’s legendary first line -- "We tell ourselves stories in order to live" -- provokes the project’s double-edged embarkation, challenging us to look critically at the past and to define new paths forward. Experience this genre-defying new work live at the Freud Playhouse at UCLA.
 
   
Doris and Me Apr 5 - Apr 14, 2019  
Sierra Madre Playhouse Doris and Me
 
Doris and Me is subtitled One Man’s Obsession with Doris Day. That man is Scott Dreier, the co-writer and star of this show. It’s not hard to understand Scott’s devotion: At the height of her career, Doris Day was THE biggest star in show business. She starred in 39 films, was the number one female box office star for four years, won three Golden Globes®, was nominated for an Oscar® and starred for five years in a successful TV series. She received numerous accolades, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Cecil B. deMille Award, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association. She recorded 20 albums, the last released in 2011. Many of her recordings are classics of the Great American Songbook. Blessed with wholesome beauty and a curvy figure, graced with an exquisite voice and loved by the camera, Day had a career unique in the annals of show business. Since 1975, she has famously devoted herself to the cause of animal welfare.
 
   
Death of a Salesman Apr 5 - Apr 28, 2019  
Secret Rose Theatre Death of a Salesman
 
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of Arthur Miller's iconic play, the Process 360 brings this classic story to the stage in North Hollywood. Award winning director Bjorn Johnson, along with the all-star cast featuring Kevin McCorkle as Willie Loman, Jules Bruff as Linda Loman and Freddy Giorlando as Biff Loman will take the audience on a thought-provoking journey through this relevant story that stands the test of time. The mission of the Process 360 is to produce classic and original plays in an intimate environment with limited runs, revitalizing the spirit of storytelling in the city of Los Angeles. See Death of a Salesman at Secret Rose Theatre.
 
   
Telenovela Apr 5 - Apr 27, 2019  
Actors Workout Studio Telenovela
 
Force of Nature is proud to present the return of the hilarious hit comedy Telenovela. The story follows the bitter and melodramatic rivalry between the Lajarra and Azucar families, Mexico's biggest wine and tequila makers, and their fight for power. Passion, revenge, grapes, and tequila are all in a day's work. Telenovela is a colorful, high-octane comedy that affectionately honors the famous melodramatic "novelas" of Spanish TV that will keep you laughing from beginning to end.
 
   
William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play Apr 5 - Apr 6, 2019  
The Broad Stage William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play
 
The inventive three-man comedy troupe behind The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) and The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) -- both of which ran in London for over nine years -- are back and ready to give you a dose of their latest show, William Shakespeare's Long Lost First Play (abridged). In this "tale told by idiots," three actors weave some of The Bard's most famous characters, lines and speeches into a comic misadventure that's simultaneously strangely familiar and excitingly new. Experience the irreverent hilarity at The Broad Stage in Los Angeles.
 
   
Renee Taylor's - My Life on a Diet Apr 5 - Apr 14, 2019  
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts Renee Taylor's - My Life on a Diet
 
Over the course of a career that spans more than 60 years -- a career that has seen her nominated for an Academy Award, performing stand-up comedy with Barbra Streisand as her opening act, and starring in movies like Mel Brooks' The Producers and TV shows like The Nanny and How I Met Your Mother -- Hollywood legend Renee Taylor has seen it all. Now she takes to the stage, sharing her life's amazing journey in a funny and nostalgic tell-all. Highlights include stories of the dieting advice she received from Marilyn Monroe and Joan Crawford, as well as tales of many other famous co-stars with whom Taylor worked, accompanied by video and slides. Don't miss the magic when Taylor comes to the Wallace Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills.
 
   
Clybourne Park Apr 5 - May 5, 2019  
Theatre Palisades Clybourne Park
 
This Pulitzer Prize-winning family drama was inspired by Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. Act One, set in 1959, shows nervous white community leaders trying to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act Two, set in 2009, takes place in the same house and the same neighborhood, and shows the now-predominantly African-American neighborhood battling to hold its ground in the face of white gentrification. Witness how the world turns at Theatre Palisades.
 
   
Dorothy's Adventures In Oz Apr 6 - Jun 30, 2019  
Santa Monica Playhouse Dorothy's Adventures In Oz
 
Dorothy's Adventures In Oz. A vibrant, colorful family-friendly musical comedy, the hilarious and heart-warming internationally acclaimed DOROTHY'S ADVENTURES IN OZ, a reworking of the beloved L. Frank Baum stories, is filled with music and dance, fun special effects, laughter and love, as audiences follow Dorothy and her companions along the windy road to that mystical place where dreams really do come true and nothing is as it seems, doing battle with the vain but glorious Queen Coo-ee-oh, joining forces with a vagabond princess who is revolting (although she doesn't look it), meeting a Patchwork Girl and a Rainbow Maiden, facing such looming monsters as war, drought and mortgages, learning a great deal about the world around them, and even a little bit about themselves.
 
   
Silent Sky Apr 6 - May 4, 2019  
Long Beach Playhouse Silent Sky
 
Silent Sky is the true story of Henrietta Leavitt, an early 20th century astronomer hampered in her passions because she was born into an age where women didn’t pursue such things. Much like the women of Hidden Figures a few generations later, Leavitt is able to overcome the biases of her day as she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned male astronomer who claims credit for their work. Only much later did the truth come to light. Social progress, like scientific progress, can be hard to see until someone like Leavitt changes the way we understand both the heavens and Earth. Watch as her struggle for equality is brought to vivid life on the stage of the Long Beach Playhouse.
 
   

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