Mischief, madness and romance are in the air this summer when Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum presents Shakespeare's rollicking comedy in its magical, outdoor Topanga amphitheater. Shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, and fearing that her brother Sebastian has drowned, Viola must disguise herself as a man. She falls in love with the neighboring Duke Orsino — who loves the Lady Olivia — who loves the disguised Viola. But false appearances are the norm on this Island of Misrule, where the fool is king, the court jester is a philosopher, and hijinks among the servants are wickedly delicious.
Directed by Victory’s own Herb Hall, Two Rooms is set during the time of the 1982-1992 Lebanese Hostage Crisis. The two rooms depicted are a dark cubicle in Beirut, where kidnap victim Michael Wells is being held, and a bare room inside his D.C. home, where his wife Lainie holds a vigil for him. Two Rooms was originally commissioned and produced in 1988 at La Jolla Playhouse. It was named Best Play of the Year by Time magazine. The New York Times labeled it “Provocative and compelling.” Featuring: Michael Uribes (Equity), Ashley Felkner (Equity), Jessica M. Legrair & Monti Washington.
To achieve the incredible, you have to attempt the impossible. Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry. THERE'S NO CRYING IN BASEBALL!
Revisiting a landmark production from its inaugural season, Coeurage Theatre Company returns to the "little Welsh village that never was" in Dylan Thomas' poetic masterpiece. Director Ryan Wagner returns to the helm of Thomas's “play for voices" to close the company’s 10th Season, inviting audiences to share in the "movements and countries and mazes and colours and dismays and rainbows and tunes and wishes and flight and fall and despairs and big seas of their dreams."
This multi-award winning show is returning to the Whitefire Theatre for three nights only. British actress Cat LaCohie reveals the truth behind her burlesque persona, Vixen DeVille, inviting you on the journey to discovering your own inner Vixen. Embrace the freedom to express yourself, be yourself, celebrate yourself, the good, the bad and the wobbly! General Admission includes a red-carpet arrival plus access to a whisky-fueled afterparty sponsored by R6 Distillery with step-and-repeat photo op with Vixen DeVille! With a VIP ticket you can learn to eat fire or walk on broken glass live on stage as part of the show, and receive a signed Vixen DeVille print.
In this 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Quiara Alegrîa Hudes, writer of the book for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights, introduces us to Elliot, a veteran of the Iraq war. As he struggles to find his place in the world, we are also introduced to the members of an addiction chat room just trying to get through the day. When Elliot’s mother dies, cyber meets reality, anger gives way to understanding, and the resistance to their pasts and each other becomes a chance at forgiveness. In this heartfelt meditation on lives on the brink of redemption, the boundaries of family and community are stretched across continents and cyberspace, as birth families splinter, and online families collide.
Best-selling author, comic, Paralympian and YouTuber Josh Sundquist tracked down all the women he'd ever tried to date to ask why they had rejected him. He shares the results of his semi-scientific investigation (and yes, it's a true story) in this one-of-a-kind live performance that blends interactive storytelling with stand-up comedy. Hear his embarrassing tell-all live at the Santa Monica Playhouse.