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SISTER ACT: The Musical

When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won't be a found: a convent! Disguised as a nun, Deloris uses her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, breathing new life into the church and community, … Continue reading SISTER ACT: The Musical

A CHRISTMAS CAROL (2021) – Streaming

The perennial favorite returns for its tenth incarnation at Long Beach Playhouse. In this quick-paced, highly theatrical re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, the ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future show Ebenezer Scrooge the poverty of his material wealth and the blessings that come with generosity. Can they convince him to change before it’s … Continue reading A CHRISTMAS CAROL (2021) – Streaming

Membership Drive Party 2021

Let's celebrate our members and welcome some new ones! Enjoy time with fellow LBP members at the Membership Drive Party! THURSDAY, DEC 9 @ 6:30pm Join us for a night of fun and theatre while we celebrate the Long Beach Playhouse & our Membership Drive. Enjoy a fantastic free performance of A Christmas Carol Starting … Continue reading Membership Drive Party 2021


In what is possibly Tennessee Williams’ most famous and well-loved dramas of the modern theatre, Maggie and Brick are trying to survive the ever present tension when Brick’s family gets together to celebrate Big Daddy’s 65th birthday.  As the family members jockey for power and favoritism, secrets are exposed and weaknesses and insecurities are put to … Continue reading CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF


After sweet Alice Sycamore becomes engaged to wealthy Tony Kirby the only thing standing in their way is the approval and blessing of their families. Easier said than done during the dinner between the eccentric Sycamore family and the strait-laced Kirby family. Will they be able to embrace each other’s quirks and faults to get … Continue reading YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU


From Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Lynn Nottage, writer of Crumbs from the Table of Joy and By the Way, Meet Vera Stark, comes this tale of love and desire at the turn of the 20th century.  Esther, a talented black seamstress, saves her money as she works toward her future sewing intimate apparel for wealthy matrons and prostitutes alike.  Even … Continue reading INTIMATE APPAREL

Stephen Sondheim’s COMPANY

On his 35th birthday, the confirmed bachelor Robert celebrates yet again with his collection of married friends, and begins to question his place in their lives.  As it becomes clear that he is using these relationships as a shield to fully committing in his own life, he makes self-discoveries, both crushing and highly comic, that will … Continue reading Stephen Sondheim’s COMPANY


By Jeffrey Hatcher Directed by Mitchell Nunn Sherlock Holmes is dead. Or so it is assumed. The world knows the great detective went over the Reichenbach Falls with his nemesis Professor Moriarty. But when a telegram arrives informing Dr. Watson that three men, each claiming to be Holmes, have been committed to a remote asylum … Continue reading HOLMES AND WATSON


Long Beach Playhouse

By Alan Ayckbourn Directed by Allen Sewell Greg and Ginny find themselves most compatible.  But when Greg finds a pair of men’s slippers under Ginny’s bed that aren’t his, she tells him they are her father’s. Ginny is reticent to introduce him to her parents, so Greg decides to surprise her and his future in-laws … Continue reading RELATIVELY SPEAKING


A CHRISTMAS CAROL Adapted from Charles Dickens’ Novella  Playing in the Long Beach Playhouse’s Mainstage Theater Dec. 10 - Dec. 18, 2022 Adapted & Directed by Lauren Velasco The perennial favorite returns for its eleventh incarnation at the Long Beach Playhouse. In this quick-paced, highly theatrical re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic tale, the ghosts of … Continue reading A CHRISTMAS CAROL