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July 2022

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THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN

Jul. 23 to Aug. 20, 2022
by Martin McDonagh

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Director: Susan Boulanger
Run: Jul. 23 to Aug. 20, 2022 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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COVID Patron Safety Protocol

Please know that at our performances you, and everyone in your party (including children), will be asked to:

  • Provide Proof of Vaccination or show A Negative Covid Test result from within the past 72 hours upon entry.
  • Wear a mask within the facility.
  • Voluntarily assume all risks related to potential exposure to COVID-19.

Any questions regarding the policy please call and speak to a staff member, 562-494-1014

PLEASE NOTE: The Studio Theater is on the 2nd Floor. There is no elevator and the theater is only accessible by stairs.

 

Synopsis

Billy’s dream of getting away from the island of Inishmaan seems to come true when he gets the chance to meet Hollywood director Robert Flaherty as he comes to the neighboring island of Inishmore to film his next project. Will Billy have the chance to escape his tedious daily life and the casual meanness of the other inhabitants of this small Irish island, or will it all go wrong? Find out in this very funny, darkly comic tale from the…

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August 2022

AUDITIONS: URINETOWN The Musical

Aug. 16 to Aug. 18, 2022
music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman, Book and Lyrics by Greg Kotis

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Director: Rovin Jay & Sonya Randall
Run: Aug. 16 to Aug. 18, 2022 , performs Oct. 15 - Nov. 19, 2022

Synopsis

TITLE: URINETOWN MUSIC BY: Mark Hollmann LYRICS BY: Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis BOOK BY: Greg Kotis DIRECTOR: Rovin Jay ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/CHOREOGRAPHER: Sonya L. Randall MUSIC DIRECTOR: Stephen Olear RUN: Oct. 14th – Nov. 19th, 2022 Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Special performances on Thursday and Sunday nights may be added for private parties and special events. This is a community theater production.  Non-Equity.  There is no pay.  At this time, all volunteers including actors must be fully…

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Tales of the Long Beach Playhouse

Aug. 27, 2022

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Run: Aug. 27, 2022

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Join Us!   A look back on nearly a century of community theatre produced by the volunteers and staff of the Long Beach Playhouse. The drama, the scandals, and don’t forget about the productions onstage! ‘Tales of the Long Beach Playhouse’ will be a one night only event on our Mainstage. A mix of readers theatre and live musical performances, the evening will tell the history of the Playhouse thanks to the research of the Historical Society of Long Beach.…

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September 2022

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THE REVOLUTIONISTS

Sep. 3 to Oct. 1, 2022
By Lauren Gunderson

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Director: Madison Mooney & Gregory Cohen
Run: Sep. 3 to Oct. 1, 2022 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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COVID Patron Safety Protocol

Please know that at our performances you, and everyone in your party (including children), will be asked to:

  • Provide Proof of Vaccination or show A Negative Covid Test result from within the past 72 hours upon entry.
  • Wear a mask within the facility.
  • Voluntarily assume all risks related to potential exposure to COVID-19.

Any questions regarding the policy please call and speak to a staff member, 562-494-1014

PLEASE NOTE: The Studio Theater is on the 2nd Floor. There is no elevator and the theater is only accessible by stairs.

 

Synopsis

Four beautiful, badass women lose their heads in this irreverent, girl-powered comedy set during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen (and fan of ribbons) Marie Antoinette, and Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hang out, murder Marat, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in 1793 Paris. This grand and dream-tweaked comedy is about violence and legacy, art and activism, feminism and terrorism, compatriots and chosen sisters, and how we actually go…

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RADIO HOUR FUNDRAISER

Sep. 9, 2022

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Run: Sep. 9, 2022

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Tickets for the event can be bought over the phone with our Box Office at 562-494-1014

Tickets are also available to be bought online  HERE  but the Two Tickets for $125 discount is unavailable online.

 

Synopsis

Friday, September 9th @ 6:00 – 8:00pm Written by Gazette Executive Editor, Harry Saltzgaver, The Annual Long Beach Playhouse Radio Hour proves to have the humor, wit, and self reference that makes it a must -see evening out. Attracting the political hard-hitters is easy when it is so much fun and for such a good cause. The Long Beach Playhouse celebrates 90 years in operation and intends to be here, serving Long Beach, for at least 90 more.    …

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HOLMES AND WATSON

Sep. 23 to Oct. 21, 2022
By Jeffrey Hatcher

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Director: Mitchell Nunn
Run: Sep. 23 to Oct. 21, 2022 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS NOW AVAILABLE!  Call our box-office at 562-494-1014, option 1

Individual Tickets will be available at the end of August.

 

  • Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, 8pm – Half Price Preview
  • Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 8pm – Opening Night and Champagne Gala
  • Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, 8pm
  • Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, 8pm
  • Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, 2pm
  • Friday, Oct. 7, 2022, 8pm
  • Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, 8pm
  • Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, 2pm
  • Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, 8pm
  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, 8pm
  • Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022, 2pm
  • Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, 8pm
  • Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, 8pm – Closing Night

 

COVID Patron Safety Protocol

Please know that at our performances you, and everyone in your party (including children), will be asked to:

  • Provide Proof of Vaccination or show a negative Covid test result from within the past 72 hours upon entry.
  • Wear a mask within the facility.
  • Voluntarily assume all risks related to potential exposure to COVID-19.

Any questions regarding the policy please call and speak to a staff member, 562-494-1014

 

Synopsis

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 off the coast of Scotland, he must discover if they are all mad men, or if one of them could possibly be the real master detective.  Experience a truly elaborate and riveting…

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October 2022

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URINETOWN The Musical

Oct. 15 to Nov. 19, 2022
Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman, Book and Lyrics by Greg Kotis

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Director: Sonya Randall & Rovin Jay
Run: Oct. 15 to Nov. 19, 2022 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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COVID Patron Safety Protocol

Please know that at our performances you, and everyone in your party (including children), will be asked to:

Provide Proof of Vaccination or show A Negative Covid Test result from within the past 72 hours upon entry.

Wear a mask within the facility.

Voluntarily assume all risks related to potential exposure to COVID-19.

Any questions regarding the policy please call and speak to a staff member, 562-494-1014

PLEASE NOTE: The Studio Theater is on the 2nd Floor. There is no elevator and the theater is only accessible by stairs.

 

Synopsis

Winner of three Tony Awards, Urinetown is a hilarious musical satire of capitalism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics, and musical theatre itself! In a large city a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity’s most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides that he’s had enough and plans…

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Fistful of Improv

Oct. 16 to Feb. 26, 2023

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Run: Oct. 16 to Feb. 26, 2023

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A Fistful Of Improv is a comedy troupe born and bred on the streets of Long Beach.  They were founded in January of 2011 and have been performing at many stages across Los Angeles and Orange Counties since April of that same year. They are continuously looking for new ways to push the limits of improv comedy and strive to reach new frontiers with each performance. They are proud to call the Long Beach Playhouse their home and look forward…

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November 2022

RELATIVELY SPEAKING

Nov. 4 to Dec. 3, 2022
By Alan Ayckbourn

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Director: Allen Sewell
Run: Nov. 4 to Dec. 3, 2022 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS NOW AVAILABLE!  Call our box-office at 562-494-1014, option 1

Individual Tickets will be available at the end of August.

 

  • Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, 8pm – Half Price Preview
  • Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, 8pm – Opening Night and Champagne Gala
  • Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, 8pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, 8pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022, 2pm
  • Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, 8pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022, 8pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022, 2pm
  • Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, 8pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022, 8pm
  • Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, 2pm
  • Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, 8pm
  • Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022, 8pm – Closing Night

 

COVID Patron Safety Protocol

Please know that at our performances you, and everyone in your party (including children), will be asked to:

  • Provide Proof of Vaccination or show a negative Covid test result from within the past 72 hours upon entry.
  • Wear a mask within the facility.
  • Voluntarily assume all risks related to potential exposure to COVID-19.

Any questions regarding the policy please call and speak to a staff member, 562-494-1014

 

Synopsis

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 by meeting them himself.  But Ginny’s parents are really in Australia, and the house Greg mistakenly goes to belongs to her former, much older lover and his unknowing wife. Hilarious misunderstandings ensue…

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December 2022

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Dec. 9 to Dec. 18, 2022
Adapted from Charles Dickens' Novella

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Run: Dec. 9 to Dec. 18, 2022 Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pms

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SEASON SUBSCRIPTIONS NOW AVAILABLE!  Call our box-office at 562-494-1014, option 1

Individual Tickets will be available at the end of August.

 

  • Friday, Dec. 9, 2022, 8pm – Half Price Preview
  • Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, 8pm – Opening Night and Champagne Gala
  • Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022, 2pm
  • Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, 8pm
  • Friday, Dec. 16, 2022, 8pm
  • Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, 8pm
  • Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022, 2pm – Closing

 

COVID Patron Safety Protocol

Please know that at our performances you, and everyone in your party (including children), will be asked to:

  • Provide Proof of Vaccination or show a negative Covid test result from within the past 72 hours upon entry.
  • Wear a mask within the facility.
  • Voluntarily assume all risks related to potential exposure to COVID-19.

Any questions regarding the policy please call and speak to a staff member, 562-494-1014

 

Synopsis

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 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 too late? Come spend time with the characters you’ve come to love – Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and of course the irascible miser himself. …

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