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January 2020

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SAMSON AND THE BURNING BUSH

Jan. 10 to Jan. 12, 2020

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Run: Jan. 10 to Jan. 12, 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: SAMSON AND THE BURNING BUSH Company: SBB Productions Dates: Jan. 10 & 11 @ 8pm, Jan. 12 @ 2pm, 2020 Tickets:  $25 Description: Old Testament spoof that centers around Sam Sbalding and his wife Liona whose marriage is on the rocks but thanks to the power of a dream, recovers after Sam is shocked into changing his ways.  Musical is original and topical as it addresses struggling malls, immigration, and hair loss. Company Statement: Silent Letter Productions…

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PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS

Jan. 17 to Jan. 19, 2020

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Run: Jan. 17 to Jan. 19, 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: PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS Company: Shoofly Productions Dates: Jan. 17 & 18 @ 8pm, Jan. 19 @ 2pm, 2020 Tickets:  $15 Description: Pre-existing conditions. If you have ‘em, most insurance companies won’t touch you.  While Tom and Ally navigate married life in the aftermath of a hit-and-run accident, it’s not an issue; they’ve always had great medical coverage.  But add some misplaced blame, fast-forward 30 years, and things have gotten really…complicated. Company Statement: Shoofly Productions is dedicated to staging…

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MANY MAY NOT RETURN

Jan. 24 to Jan. 26, 2020

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Run: Jan. 24 to Jan. 26, 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: MANY MAY NOT RETURN Company: Community Professionals Dates: Jan. 24, 25 @ 8pm, Jan. 26 @ 2pm, 2020 Tickets: $20 Description: A working-class family, in crisis as a consequence of two forces-an an undeclared war (Vietnam) and their economic conditions. A father is proud of his history of fighting a dead intervention in Korea only to come home to racism and economic oppression that causes his young son to turn to the military as an economic alternative,…

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MY NAME IS MOMMY

Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2020

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Run: Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 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: MY NAME IS MOMMY Company: April Wish Dates: Jan. 31, Feb. 1 @ 8pm, Feb. 2 @ 2pm,  2020 Tickets: $20 Description: MY NAME IS MOMMY is a messy and magical story of modern motherhood. April Wish explores the pressures and the promises of parenthood in this dynamic and often hilarious piece. It is a love letter to her daughter, as well as to the little girl she used to be herself. Company Statement: April Wish aims…

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February 2020

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PINS!

Feb. 7 to Feb. 9, 2020

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Run: Feb. 7 to Feb. 9, 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: PINS! Company: The CRayProject Dates: Feb. 7, Feb. 8 @ 8pm, Feb. 9 @ 2pm,  2020 Tickets: $20 Description: “PINS”, is an interactive “urban” burlesque experience that celebrates the beauty of being unapologetically BLACK; crushing all societal stigmas regarding black sexual liberation! This joyride is provocative, risqué, and sure to fulfill your intimate fantasies. If you’re looking for a bit of FUN, or trying to have a GOOD TIME, get excited for this seductive dance experience. Company…

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LBP STAFF AND FRIENDS CABARET FUNDRAISER

Feb. 15, 2020

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Run: Feb. 15, 2020 Saturday at 8pm

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Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 8pm:

  • $15 Regular Ticket (General, assigned seating from the 3rd row to the back)
  • $30 VIP Ticket (Special, assigned seating in the front 2 rows)

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: LBP STAFF AND FRIENDS CABARET FUNDRAISER Company: LBP, Madison Mooney producing. Dates: Feb 15 @ 8pm, 2020 Tickets: $15 Regular (General, assigned seating from the 3rd row and back) $30 VIP (Special, assigned seating in the front 2 rows) Description: The Staff, Volunteers, and Friends are coming together again to raise some money for LBP while having fun onstage! Come see songs, scenes, dances, and maybe even a bagpipe!  

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HELD2GETHER: SKETCH ON THE ROCKS

Feb. 20 to Feb. 22, 2020

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Run: Feb. 20 to Feb. 22, 2020 Thursday, 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: HELD2GETHER: SKETCH ON THE ROCKS Company: Held2gether Improv For Life Dates: Feb. 20, 21, 22 @ 8pm, 2020. Tickets: $15 Presale   $20 at the Door Description: Treat yourself to an eccentric blend of top-shelf original comedy sketches on life, love and music.  Due to excesses of humor, a designated driver is recommended. Company Statement: Held2gether, Improv for Life was created to bring out each individual’s greatest potential through the power of improvisation. We believe the benefits…

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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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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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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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Important Public Notice:

The performance of PLAYS IN A DAY OR 26 HOUR THEATRE has been canceled.  We hope to reschedule it for later in the year.

In compliance with California Department of Public Health, County of Los Angeles, and the City of Long Beach, the Long Beach Playhouse will be canceling public events until the end of March. We are heartbroken that our audiences will not be able to enjoy the hard work our cast and crews have been working on, but the health and safety of our community is of the utmost importance.

For patrons that have bought tickets for these events, there are a few options for you.

-Exchange your ticket to a different production later in the year, please take a look at our website www.lbplayhouse.org for information on future productions

-Request a refund for the ticket purchased

-Donate your ticket back to the Playhouse

We thank you for your patience and understanding. As you can imagine our box office staff will be rather busy with all of these requests. You may experience longer wait times or call backs due to this increase. You can email the Box Office with your request at boxoffice@LBPlayhouse.org

At this time, we are planning on continuing our planned performances in April. If there is any need to change those events LBP will be contacting all involved.

We are looking forward to when we can welcome back the best audiences in town! But, for now, hang in there Long Beach. Wash your hands, stop touching your face, and take care of each other!

 

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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     The event has been canceled 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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