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Human Interest Story at The Fountain Theatre at The Fountain Theatre

February 12, 2020 at 8pm to April 5, 2020 at 10pm
A timely drama about homelessness, celebrity worship and the assault on American journalism. Newspaper columnist Andy Kramer is laid off when a corporate takeover downsizes the City Chronicle. In retaliation, Andy fabricates a letter to his column from an imaginary homeless woman named “Jane Doe” who announces she will kill herself on the 4th of July because of the heartless state of the world. When the letter goes viral, Andy is forced to hire a homeless woman to stand-in as the fictitious…See More
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Vietgone at LA Theatre Work at UCLA James Bridges Theatre

January 24, 2020 at 8pm to January 26, 2020 at 4pm
Qui Nguyen’s hilarious, “probably-mostly-true” version of how his parents met and built a life for themselves in a new land. Set in 1975 — just after the fall of Saigon — this epic, award-winning play repurposes pop culture from the last 40 years to tell the story of two Vietnamese refugees who meet in an Arkansas relocation camp before setting out on a rip-roaring road trip across America. Equal parts buddy story, all-American romance and motorcycle adventure, Vietgone sizzles to a smart,…See More
Jan 7
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The Unseen Hand and Killer's Head at Odyssey Theatre

January 15, 2020 at 8pm to March 8, 2020 at 2pm
What happens when 1880 Western bandits are brought back to life in Azusa, CA by a space alien? E.T. meets the Old West in Sam Shepard’s The Unseen Hand, a hilarious yet foreboding sci-fi Western about a trio of legendary cowboys resurrected to help a mutant extraterrestrial free his people from slavery. Called “a sixpack of vintage Shepard” by The New York Times, Shepard’s 1969 one-act joins the Odyssey ‘s 50th Anniversary “Circa ’69” Season of significant and adventurous plays that premiered…See More
Dec 17, 2019
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60th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

December 24, 2019 from 3pm to 6pm
L.A.’s largest holiday spectacular celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2019. Join this year’s co-hosts, internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzmán and actress Marissa Ramirez (Blue Bloods), for this free, three-hour holiday show featuring 25 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures that make up L.A. Once again, PBS SoCal will host a live broadcast of the event that has been a Los Angeles holiday tradition since 1959, while KCET will air the…See More
Dec 7, 2019
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The Hard Problem at LA Theatre Works at UCLA James Bridges Theatre

November 15, 2019 at 8pm to November 17, 2019 at 4pm
Multi-Tony® award-winner Tom Stoppard explores the origins of human consciousness in this hilariously mind-bending comedy. Hilary believes fervently that consciousness is more than the sum of our biology. When she receives a position at a prestigious think tank, she develops a novel experiment to prove that humans are intrinsically altruistic, but the results are something she never anticipated. Each of the four performances at UCLA’s state-of-the-art James Bridges Theater will be recorded live…See More
Nov 9, 2019
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"Before" starring Pat Kinevane at Odyssey Theatre at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

November 14, 2019 at 8pm to December 8, 2019 at 2pm
A new play with much music, influenced by the golden era of Hollywood musicals, from Irish writer/performer Pat Kinevane and the team that previously brought Forgotten, Underneath and the Olivier Award-winning Silent to the Odyssey. Inside Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts for good, Pontius is trying to choose a gift for his estranged daughter, whom he hasn’t seen for almost 20 years. He will meet her in an hour. This father’s journey is both beautiful and…See More
Nov 1, 2019
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Eight Nights presented by Antaeus Theatre Company at Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center

October 31, 2019 at 8pm to December 16, 2019 at 10pm
The heartfelt, lyrical portrait of a German Jewish refugee haunted by her past, but resiliently moving toward the future, witnessed over the course of generations of the same family that inhabits a single apartment from 1949 to 2016. Set during the eight nights of Chanukah, and spanning eight decades of the protagonist’s life, Jennifer Maisel’s play lyrically weaves together heart-aching moments with life-affirming humor to call out the trauma experienced not only by concentration camp…See More
Oct 25, 2019
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La Vie En Rose at Odyssey Theatre at Odyssey Theatre

November 2, 2019 at 8pm to December 14, 2019 at 8pm
Grammy-winning chanteuse Julia Migenes travels back to the Paris of Edith Piaf, Pablo Picasso and Ernest Hemingway in this evening of nostalgic French chansons by Charles Aznavour, Léo Ferre, Jacques Brel, Michel Legrand and others. Accompanied on piano by Victoria Kirsch and directed by Academy Award-nominated director Peter Medak, La Vie en Rose marks her farewell series of concert performances. In French. Nov. 2 thought Dec, 14. Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West Los Angeles, CA…See More
Oct 19, 2019
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Aliens, Immigrants & Other Evil Doers" at LATC at Los Angeles Theatre Center

October 24, 2019 at 8pm to November 3, 2019 at 4pm
A sci-fi “Latino noir” satire, inspired by interviews with immigrants who crossed the border to escape economic despair and war, that spotlights anti-immigrant hysteria. In a visually dynamic, profoundly moving and provocatively funny tour de force, New Orleans-based performance artist José Torres-Tama confronts the immigration issue head-on with a genre-bending multimedia performance incorporating film projections, personal stories and poetic texts, humanizing people in search of a dream, and…See More
Oct 13, 2019
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Between Riverside and Crazy at The Fountain Theatre at The Fountain Theatre

October 16, 2019 at 8pm to December 15, 2019 at 2pm
You can’t beat City Hall, but you can try. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy-drama by Stephen Adly Guirgis, ex-cop and recent widower Walter ‘Pops’ Washington has made a home for his newly paroled son in his sprawling, rent-controlled New York City apartment on Riverside Drive. But now the NYPD is demanding his signature to close an outstanding lawsuit, the landlord wants him out, the liquor store is closed, and the church is on his back — leaving Pops somewhere between Riverside… and…See More
Oct 12, 2019
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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill at ICT in Long Beach at International City Theatre

October 16, 2019 at 8pm to November 3, 2019 at 2pm
Turn back the hands of time for an intimate evening with legendary jazz songstress Billie Holiday: Lanie Robertson’s play with music treats the audience to one last performance by the iconic singer. In 1959 in a seedy Philadelphia bar, just four months before her death at age 44, “Lady Day” takes us on a journey through the highs and lows of her tumultuous life, interspersed with stunning renditions of her beloved repertoire, including “God Bless the Child,” “Crazy He Calls Me,” “T'ain't…See More
Oct 5, 2019
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The Abuelas presented by Antaeus Theatre Company at Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center

October 3, 2019 at 8pm to November 25, 2019 at 8pm
A surprise visit from two strangers exposes a devastating secret in Stephanie Alison Walker’s visceral look at the repercussions of Argentina’s so-called “Dirty War.” Developed in the Antaeus Playwright’s Lab, this exciting new play explores the heart’s capacity for forgiveness — even in the face of the harshest betrayal. Oct. 3-Nov. 25; $15-$35; Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center, 110 East Broadway, Glendale, CA 91205; (818) 506-1983 or…See More
Sep 30, 2019
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Pressure presented by LA Theatre works at UCLA James Bridges Theatre

October 4, 2019 at 8pm to October 6, 2019 at 4pm
Jonathan Cake (The Affair, Desperate Housewives) stars as Scottish meteorologist James Stagg in the U.S. premiere of David Haig’s intense, real life thriller. It’s June, 1944 — just 72 hours prior to the D Day landings — and Stagg is advising General Eisenhower on the weather conditions likely to prevail when 350,000 troops are to be sent across the Channel in Operation Overlord. But with Stagg predicting severe storms and Irving P. Krick — Hollywood’s meteorological movie consultant —…See More
Sep 27, 2019
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Neil Simon's Musical Fools presented by Open Fist Theatre at Atwater Village Theatre

October 4, 2019 at 8pm to November 17, 2019 at 4pm
A hilarious musical adaptation of the Neil Simon play, Fools, with book and lyrics by Simon, and music and lyrics by Phil Swann and Ron West. In 1893 Ukraine, a young tutor arrives in Kulyenchikov after a harrowing journey — only to discover that the village is cursed, rendering every resident as dumb as a bag of rocks. Will he fall victim to the curse, or can he save himself and the village too? Oct. 4 through Nov. 17: Open Fist Theatre Company at Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave.,…See More
Sep 21, 2019
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A Kid Like Jake presented by IAMA Theatre Company at Carrie Hamilton Theatre at Pasadena Playhouse

September 28, 2019 at 8pm to November 3, 2019 at 7pm
Daniel Pearle’s acclaimed play about a mother and father trying to do right by their son is a study of intimacy and parenthood, and the fantasies that accompany both. On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, Alex and Greg have high hopes for their son Jake, a precocious four-year-old who happens to prefer Cinderella to G.I. Joe. But as the process continues, Jake's behavior becomes erratic and perplexing, and other adults in his life start to wonder whether his…See More
Sep 12, 2019
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In Circles at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble at Odyssey Theatre

September 14, 2019 at 8pm to November 10, 2019 at 2pm
“Papa Dozes, Mama Blows Her Noses.” That’s just one of the delightfully quirky musical numbers from this Obie award-winning musical romp adapted by composer Al Carmines from A Circular Play by Gertrude Stein. Presented as part of Odyssey Theatre Ensemble’s 50th Anniversary “Circa ’69” Season of significant and adventurous plays that premiered around the time of the Odyssey’s 1969 inception, In Circles sets Stein's nonlinear prose, based solely on her pleasure at the way certain words sounded…See More
Sep 3, 2019

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