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November 2019

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MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY

Nov. 29 to Nov. 30, 2019
by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon

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Director: Phyllis B. Gitlin
Run: Nov. 29 to Nov. 30, 2019 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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This Production Closed Nov. 30, 2019

 

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In this holiday sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, presented so successfully by LBP last season, we now focus on Mary, the middle sister in the Bennet household.  Utilizing the same droll humor and intellectual romantic spirit as the Austen classic, enjoy a frolicking good time in this highly entertaining and warm-spirited welcome to the holiday season.  As the verbal sparring and intellectual challenges abound, Mary Bennet breaks away from her past to discover the delicious possibilities introduced when…

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December 2019

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MIRACLE ON ANAHEIM STREET

Dec. 6, 2019

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Run: Dec. 6, 2019 Friday 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: MIRACLE ON ANAHEIM STREET Company: Held2Gether & LBP Dates: Dec. 6, @ 8pm, 2019 Tickets: $20 Description: Long Beach Playhouse and Held2gether, Improv for Life are teaming up for the 5th Annual MIRACLE ON ANAHEIM STREET, a holiday variety to show to benefit the WomenShelter of Long Beach. Long Beach’s premiere comedy troupe, Held2gether will perform a dozen holiday themed comedic improv scenes, sketches and musical numbers to ring in the holiday sprit and celebrate WSLB’s great mission. The LBP…

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL (2019)

Dec. 7 to Dec. 22, 2019
Written by Charles Dickens, adapted by Gregory Cohen, ‘Phie Mura, and Evan Battle

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Director: Evan Battle
Run: Dec. 7 to Dec. 22, 2019 Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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This Production Closed Dec. 22, 2019
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The perennial favorite returns for its eighth 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 too late? Come spend time with the characters you’ve come to love – Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and of course the irascible miser himself.  This…

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IT’S A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS CAROL

Dec. 13 to Dec. 14, 2019

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Run: Dec. 13 to Dec. 14, 2019 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: IT’S A WONDERFUL CHRISTMAS Company: Bravo Company Dates: Dec. 13 & 14 @ 8pm, 2019 Tickets: $20 Description: It’s a Wonderful Christmas Carol is a comedy melodrama that parodies your favorite Christmas classics such as “A Christmas Carol”, “Its a Wonderful Life”, “Frosty the Snowman”, “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer”, “The Martin/Crosby Christmas Specials” and more! Lots of audience interaction fun for the whole family. Company Statement: Bravo Company was founded in 2014 to provide a brand of…

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AUDITIONS: NOISES OFF

Dec. 30 to Jan. 2, 2020
by Michael Frayn

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Director: Gregory Cohen
Run: Dec. 30 to Jan. 2, 2020 , Performs Feb. 22 - March 21, 2020

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Audition Notice: NOISES OFF AUTHOR: Michael Frayn DIRECTOR: Gregory Cohen RUN:  February 22th – March 21st, 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, December 30th, 2019 & Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 Times: 7pm – 9pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse   Callbacks: Date and Time: Thursday,…

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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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Agatha Christie’s THE UNEXPECTED GUEST

Jan. 11 to Feb. 8, 2020
By Agatha Christie

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Director: Jeff Brown
Run: Jan. 11 to Feb. 8, 2020 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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Lost in the fog, a stranger seeks refuge in a nearby house, only to find a man shot dead and his wife standing over him with a smoking gun. But the woman’s dazed confession is anything but convincing, and the unexpected guest decides to help. Remarkably, the police suspect a man who died two years previously; a tangled web of lies reveals family secrets and chilling motives, where the real murderer turns out to be the greatest mystery of all. …

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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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