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February 2020

For those who love a good British farce, imagine the joy of being able to watch the mayhem going on behind the scenes.  Imagine no longer as we bring you “backstage” during the rehearsals and performances of a comedy that goes hilariously wrong over its months of production.  As this troupe of actors presents an awful flop called Nothing’s On, doors slam, cues are missed, and lives and careers dangle in the balance during what has been called “the funniest…

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AUDITIONS: ANGELS IN AMERICA Part One: Millennium Approaches

Feb. 24 to Feb. 26, 2020
By Tony Kushner

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Director: Ryan Holihan
Run: Feb. 24 to Feb. 26, 2020 , performs April 25 - May 23, 2020

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TITLE: ANGELS IN AMERICA PART ONE: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES AUTHOR: Tony Kushner DIRECTOR: Ryan Holihan RUN:  April 25 – May 23, 2020 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.  AUDITION DATES: Open Call:  Dates: Monday, February 24 & Tuesday, February 25, 2020  Times: 7pm – 9pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse   Callbacks: Date and…

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AUDITIONS: LBP NEW WORKS FESTIVAL 2020

Feb. 27, 2020

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Run: Feb. 27, 2020 , Performs March 27 & March 28

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THE LBP NEW WORKS 2020 FESTIVAL TITLES: THE LAST COMRADE THE CLIPPER AUTHORS: Jack Raymond (THE LAST COMRADE)   Maryanne Melloan Woods (THE CLIPPER) DIRECTORS: Tamara M. Sibley(THE LAST COMRADE)       Austin James (THE CLIPPER)  RUN:  Friday, March 27, 2020 (THE LAST COMRADE)   Saturday, March 28, 2020 (THE CLIPPER) This is a community theater production.  Non-Equity.  There is no pay.    AUDITION DATES: Open Call: Dates: Thursday, Feb. 27 (One night only for both plays.) Times: 7pm – 9pm…

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SHORT PLAY SHOWCASE

Feb. 28 to Feb. 29, 2020

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Run: Feb. 28 to Feb. 29, 2020 Friday & Saturday at 8pm

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All Collaborative Shows do not have assigned seating, so it is first come, first serve.

PLEASE NOTE: The Studio Theater is on the 2nd Floor, it is only accessible by stairs, there is no elevator.

 

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The Studio Collaborative: SHORT PLAY SHOWCASE Company: Rick Reischman Productions Dates: Feb. 28, 29, @ 8pm, 2020 Tickets: $10 Description: A night of completely original short plays. All the shows were written by local talent featuring a wide variety of writing styles and genres from comedy to drama. These shows have never been seen anywhere before. After the show, stay and talk with the cast and writers. Company Statement: Rick Reischman Productions creates entertainment experiences by talented people, that can…

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ACTORS WORKSHOP The Basics with Gregory Cohen

Feb. 29 to Mar. 28, 2020

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Run: Feb. 29 to Mar. 28, 2020

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Dates:  February 29-March 28, 2020 Four Saturdays from 10:00am-1:00pm (No meeting on March 21st) Tuition: $150 Theatre Veterans: Want to hone those acting chops? Beginners: Want to develop valuable skills? The Curious: Want to try something new and exciting? Description: Gregory Cohen’s Actors’ Workshop is for the “newbie” and the veteran alike. Enter this supportive and safe atmosphere to learn (or re-invigorate) the skills needed to be comfortable, creative, spontaneous and convincing — whether on a stage, in a lecture…

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March 2020

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THE JEWEL BOX CHILDREN’S THEATER COMPANY FAMILY JAMBOREE

Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2020

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Run: Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2020 Friday & Saturday at 8pm

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All Collaborative Shows do not have assigned seating, so it is first come, first serve.

PLEASE NOTE: The Studio Theater is on the 2nd Floor, it is only accessible by stairs, there is no elevator.

 

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The Studio Collaborative: THE JEWEL BOX CHILDREN’S THEATER COMPANY FAMILY JAMBOREE Company: Jewel Box Children’s Theater Company Dates: March 6, 7 @ 8pm, 2020. Tickets: $15 Description: Join us for a fun filled family friendly night at the theater! Performances include music, skits and good old fashioned fun performed by Jewel Box CT students, teachers, family and friends. Proceeds go towards JBCT’s Community Engagement program, a free traveling performing arts program serving greater Long Beach. Company Statement: The Jewel Box Children’s…

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THE UPPERCLASSMEN

Mar. 8 to Oct. 18, 2020

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Run: Mar. 8 to Oct. 18, 2020

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The Upperclassmen come to the Long Beach Playhouse for another year of comedy and improv! Playing in the Studio theater. Tickets are $5.00 presale*, $10.00 at the door. (For online tickets, click the $5 dollar presale discount option in the process of purchasing tickets.)

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CONFESSIONS OF A QUEER F*CKBOY

Mar. 13 to Mar. 15, 2020

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Run: Mar. 13 to Mar. 15, 2020 Friday & Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm

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All Collaborative Shows do not have assigned seating, so it is first come, first serve.

PLEASE NOTE: The Studio Theater is on the 2nd Floor, it is only accessible by stairs, there is no elevator.

 

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The Studio Collaborative: CONFESSIONS OF A QUEER F*CKBOY Company: Blue Vanity Productions Dates: March 13, 14 @ 8pm, March 15 @ 2pm, 2020 Tickets: $15 Description: Lorne is a hot mess. Lorne has issues he needs to address. Lorne can’t keep his mind off of other people’s boyfriends; sex; food and weed long enough to function. Come watch him reflect on his “messy pathetic twenties”; purge himself of negative thinking; forgive himself and grow up…hopefully. Company Statement: Blue Vanity Productions is…

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PLAYS IN A DAY OR 26 HOUR THEATRE

Mar. 21, 2020

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Run: Mar. 21, 2020 Saturday at 8pm

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All Collaborative Shows do not have assigned seating, so it is first come, first serve.

PLEASE NOTE: The Studio Theater is on the 2nd Floor, it is only accessible by stairs, there is no elevator.

 

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The Studio Collaborative: PLAYS IN A DAY OR 26 HOUR THEATRE Company: LBP, Alex Shewchuk & Jesse Bosworth producing Dates: March 21 @ 8pm, 2020 Tickets: $10 Description: Join us for an exhilarating evening of theatre. Witness the work of exhausted writers, frantic actors and impulsive directors as they strive create the debut performance of a show that will never be seen again, all within a day!  

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Fistful of Improv

Mar. 22 to Dec. 13, 2020

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Run: Mar. 22 to Dec. 13, 2020

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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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