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March 2017

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LBP NEW WORKS FESTIVAL

Mar. 31 to Apr. 1, 2017

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Run: Mar. 31 to Apr. 1, 2017

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LBP NEW WORKS FESTIVAL Company: LBP, Anna Kate Mohler producing Dates: March 31 &  April 1 @ 8pm Tickets: $10.00 Description: The annual festival nurtures emerging and established playwrights to develop new scripts. Reading 100+ scripts a year, the New Works Literary Committee chooses two top plays to receive a staged reading with critical feedback from professional theatre critics and audience talk back. THE WINNING SHOWS: THE OTHER GENIUS a farce by Steven Haworth Stage Reading: Saturday, April, 1st at 8pm Reading…

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April 2017

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THE UPPERCLASSMEN

Apr. 2 to Apr. 2, 2017

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Run: Apr. 2 to Apr. 2, 2017

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Sunday, April 2nd at 7pm

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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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This is the first adaptation of Treasure Island with great parts both male and female performers. Inspired by real-life female adventurers, Phil Willmott has changed the gender of several of the central characters without compromising the spirit of Stevenson’s classic novel. First produced to great acclaim as part of London’s Free Theatre Festival on the South Bank in 2005, this swashbuckling stage adaptation brings out all the comedy and adventure of this ever-popular story. CAST LIST: A’driana Abbate (ISABELLA LOLITA…

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AUDITIONS: DEAD MAN’S CELLPHONE

Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2017
Written by Sarah Ruhl

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Director: Kathy Paladino
Run: Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2017 , Performances of the show are June 10th - July 8th

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TITLE:  DEAD MAN’S CELL PHONE AUTHOR: Sarah Ruhl DIRECTOR: Kathy Paladino RUN: June 10th – July 8th, 2017 Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Thursday and Sunday night shows available for private parties and special events. This is a community theater production.  Non-Equity.  There is no pay. AUDITION DATES: Open Call:  4 women, 2 men, ensemble.  (Age range, mid 20’s to mid 60’s) Dates: April 17th and 18th, 2017 Times: 7 – 9 PM Location: Long Beach Playhouse Callbacks:…

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Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is one of the most lauded and beloved Broadway plays of recent years. Comedically employing many themes from Anton Chekov’s works, we are treated to an examination of sibling rivalry, redemption, voodoo, and showbiz. When Vanya and Sonia’s quiet life is disrupted by their movie star sister Masha’s return to the family home, not even Disney can come to the rescue. A collection of…

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May 2017

AUDITIONS: GUYS AND DOLLS

May. 2 to May. 3, 2017
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser, Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

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Director: Gregory Cohen
Run: May. 2 to May. 3, 2017 , Performances of the show are July 1 - August 5, 2017 (with possible extension to August 12th)

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Title: GUYS & DOLLS Author: Frank Loesser (Music & Lyrics) Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows (Book) Director: Gregory Cohen Musical Director:  Stephen Olear Choreographer:  Kysa Cohen Run: July 1 – August 5, 2017 (with possible extension to August 12th) Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Thursday and Sunday night shows available for private parties and special events. AUDITION DATES: Open Call Dates: May 2nd & 3rd, 2017 Times: 7pm – 9pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse This is a Community Theater…

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This sensational drama starred James Earl Jones as Troy Maxson, a former star of the Negro baseball leagues who now works as a garbage man in 1957 Pittsburgh. Excluded as a black man from the major leagues during his prime, Troy’s bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with his wife and his son, who now wants his own chance to play ball. Revived in 2010 starring Denzel Washington in the lead role.   CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK EVENT!

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June 2017

An incessantly ringing cell phone disturbs a woman sitting at a café table. She is furious at the owner for not picking up the call, until she discovers he’s dead. So begins Dead Man’s Cell Phone, a wildly imaginative new dramatic comedy. This work about how we memorialize the dead, and how that remembering changes us, is the odyssey of a woman confronting her own assumptions about morality, redemption, and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.  This…

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THE UPPERCLASSMEN

Jun. 11 to Jun. 11, 2017

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Run: Jun. 11 to Jun. 11, 2017

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Sunday, June 11th at 7pm

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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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July 2017

Set in Damon Runyon’s mythical New York City, Guys And Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler Nathan Detroit tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend, nightclub performer Adelaide, laments that they’ve been engaged for 14 years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler Sky Masterson for the dough, but Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary Sarah Brown. Guys And Dolls takes us from…

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