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Garage Theatre says ‘OMG’ with its 4th student production

June 18, 2010

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The Garage Theatre will present its 4th annual Student Showcase Spectacular, with its production of Oh My Gods! through Saturday, June 26. Written and directed by Garage Theatre Board Member Amy-Louise Sebelius and Orange County H...

ICT presenting farce that shows ‘How the Other Half Loves’

May 7, 2010

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Three couples, two dinner parties, one adulterous affair. International City Theatre is now presenting How the Other Half Loves, the comedy by Alan Ayckbourn that ingeniously juggles time and space to create a whirlwind of chaos...

Killer cast in LB Playhouse production has audiences dyin’ with laughter

May 7, 2010

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Wanna forget about politics, the economy, natural disasters and all of life's other stresses? See a performance of Daddy's Dyin'—Who's Got the Will? The last time I saw a cast this spectacular on the Long Beach Playhouse Mainstag...

Found Theatre goes to pot with ‘Telethon’

May 7, 2010

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By Jeff Strichart Contributing Writer From first toke to last choke, this is one performance that will have you rolling in the aisles. (And, if you follow the example of the cast members, there will be plenty of other typ...

Van Hooten resigns as LB Playhouse executive director

April 30, 2010

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David Haberbush, president of the board of directors for the Long Beach Playhouse has announced the appointment of Andrew Vonderschmitt as the interim managing director effective immediately. Vonderschmitt replaces Joan Van Hooten,...

Where the gin is cold but the piano’s hot

April 30, 2010

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By Kelly Nielsen Ladies and gentlemen, you are about to experience an evening of deception, dancing, singing, women who murder their lovers, and all that jazz. Welcome to 1920s Chicago. Read More »...

Theatre company to perform Mother’s Day variety show

April 30, 2010

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Stearns Musical Theatre Company will present “A Mother's Journey: A Tribute to Moms Through the Magic of Song and Dance" on Monday, May 8 at 2pm and 7:30pm. The performances, which will be musical variety shows to raise money...

‘Real Women’ has verve at LB Playhouse

April 23, 2010

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By Neena Strichart Publisher The opportunity to review a production at the Long Beach Playhouse (LBPH) is usually a treat, especially when I take along my favorite date, my mother. We were so looking forward to the latest ...

Found Theatre says ‘Yes, we cannabis’ with ‘Medical Marijuana Telethon’

April 16, 2010

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The Found Theatre will present The Medical Marijuana Telethon, an original comedy dealing with one of today's burning issues, beginning Friday, April 16. Hosted by “Dr. Kenny Kushner," the telethon will feature “an unbeliev...

World premiere of new musical part of MTW’s upcoming season

April 16, 2010

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Paul Garman, executive director/producer and Steven Glaudini, artistic director/producer of Musical Theatre West (MTW), have announced the 2010-2011 season at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. "We are thrilled to provide...

LB Shakespeare Company celebrates Bard’s birthday with various activities

April 9, 2010

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Submitted by Lauren Stone This April 26, Shakespeare would have turned 446 years old. While the man may not still be with us, his legacy has left an indelible footprint on the world. His plays are constantly told and retold ...

CSULB play about aging gang members expected to be relatable among locals

April 2, 2010

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Cal State Long Beach University Players will present The Mighty Gents by Richard Wesley Friday, April 16 to Saturday, May 1. Directed by CSULB alumnus and guest director Baron Kelly, the play tells the tale of a gang that onc...

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