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December 2018

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IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE

Dec. 6 to Dec. 13, 2018

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Run: Dec. 6 to Dec. 13, 2018 Thursdays, Fridays, & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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All Studio Collaborative Shows are Festival Seating meaning there is no assigned seating, 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 LIFE Company: Alethia Theater Dec. 6, 7, 8, 13 @ 8pm, Dec. 9 @ 2pm 2018. Tickets: $15 Description: One Christmas Eve, an angel desiring to earn her wings stops George Bailey before he jumps off a bridge and walks with him from childhood to this moment in time. Together, they learn what makes a wonderful life, and that no one is a failure who has friends. Company Statement: Alethia Christian Theater aims to provide young…

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MIRACLE ON ANAHEIM STREET

Dec. 1 to Dec. 1, 2018
by Held2gether

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Run: Dec. 1 to Dec. 1, 2018 Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 8pm

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All Studio Collaborative Shows are Festival Seating meaning there is no assigned seating, 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 Dec. 1 @ 8pm, 2018.  Tickets: $20 Description:  Long Beach Playhouse and Held2gether, Improv for Life are teaming up for the 4th 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.…

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November 2018

AUDITIONS: Agatha Christie’s SPIDER’S WEB

Nov. 5 to Nov. 7, 2018
By Agatha Christie

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Director: Ryan Holihan
Run: Nov. 5 to Nov. 7, 2018 , Performs January 12th - February 9th, 2019

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TITLE: SPIDER’S WEB AUTHOR: Agatha Christie DIRECTOR: Ryan Holihan RUN:  January 12th – February 9th, 2019 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: All Roles Open Dates: Mon., Nov. 5th & Tues. Nov. 6th, 2018 Times: 7pm – 9pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse   Callbacks:  Date and Time: Wed.…

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Nov. 3 to Dec. 1, 2018
Adapted by Jon Jory, from the novel by Jane Austen

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Director: Aurora Culver
Run: Nov. 3 to Dec. 1, 2018 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

Synopsis

All of the wit and romance of Jane Austen’s classic novel come to life in this fast-paced, humorous, and engaging new adaptation. Finding a husband is hardly Elizabeth Bennet’s most urgent priority. But with an overzealous match-making mother it’s difficult to escape the subject. When the independent-minded Elizabeth meets the handsome but enigmatic Mr. Darcy, she is determined not to let her feelings triumph over her own good sense — but the truth turns out to be slipperier than it…

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October 2018

AUDITIONS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL (2018)

Oct. 16 to Oct. 18, 2018
by Charles Dickens, Adaptation by Phie and Larry Mura

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Director: Larry Mura
Run: Oct. 16 to Oct. 18, 2018 , Performs Dec. 8th - 23rd

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TITLE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL AUTHOR: Charles Dickens, Adaptation by Phie and Larry Mura  DIRECTOR: Larry Mura RUN: Dec. 8 — Dec. 23, 2018  Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays at 2pm. Special performances on Wednesday 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: Tues. Oct., 16th & Wed., Oct. 17th, 2018 Times: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse Callbacks: …

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Stephen Sondheim’s ASSASSINS

Oct. 12 to Nov. 17, 2018
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by John Weidman

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Director: Sean F. Gray
Run: Oct. 12 to Nov. 17, 2018 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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This Production Closed November 17, 2018.

 

 

Synopsis

What’s the outcome when The American Dream of success, celebrity, and free speech becomes warped in a madman’s mind?  In this highly thought-provoking musical, musical genius Stephen Sondheim and playwright John Weidman bend time and space to allow the nation’s nine successful and would-be assassins to meet, interact, and inspire each other to try to make their mark in the American history books. Using his signature blend of insightful lyrics and unforgettable music, Sondheim sheds a light on the peculiarly…

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September 2018

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SUICIDE CLUB

Sep. 22 to Oct. 20, 2018
by Jeffery Hatcher

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Director: Mitchell Nunn
Run: Sep. 22 to Oct. 20, 2018 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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This Production Closed on Oct. 20, 2018.
Synopsis

  What if Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous detective found himself in a plot inspired by Robert Louis Stephenson? Enter The Suicide Club and find out.  In the heart of London, there stands a windowless house where Europe’s most powerful men gather to play a murderous game. On this particular night, the club welcomes a new member, Sherlock Holmes. Does Holmes actually wish to die? Can his friend Dr. Watson save him? In this new stage thriller, the audience will become immersed…

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AUDITIONS: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Sep. 10 to Sep. 12, 2018
Adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Jane Austen

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Director: Aurora Culver
Run: Sep. 10 to Sep. 12, 2018 , Performs Nov. 3rd - Dec. 1st, 2018

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TITLE: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AUTHOR: Adapted by Jon Jory from the novel by Jane Austen DIRECTOR: Aurora Culver RUN:  Nov. 3rd – Dec. 1st, 2018 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: Mon., Sept. 10th & Tues. Sept., 11th, 2018 Times: 7pm – 9pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse…

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August 2018

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THE TEMPEST

Aug. 31 to Sep. 29, 2018
By William Shakespeare

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Director: Mary Schaugh
Run: Aug. 31 to Sep. 29, 2018 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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This Production Closed Sept. 29, 2018.

 

 

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Trickery, romance, and revenge set the stage for one of Shakespeare’s late masterpieces, in which sprites, goddesses, monsters, and fools hold court. In this fanciful classic that is often described as the darker twin to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a deposed noble turned sorcerer uses powerful magic to raise a great storm, shipwrecking the vessel bearing a group of conspirators onto the sorcerer’s mysterious island home. There, attended upon by a daughter, a magical sprite, and a deformed servant, the…

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AUDITIONS: ASSASSINS

Aug. 6 to Aug. 8, 2018
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by John Weidman

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Director: Sean F. Gray
Run: Aug. 6 to Aug. 8, 2018 , Performs Oct. 13 - Nov. 17, 2018

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TITLE: Stephen Sondheim’s ASSSASSINS AUTHOR: Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by John Weidman DIRECTOR: Sean F. Gray MUSICAL DIRECTOR: Stephen Olear CHOREOGRAPHER: Halley Hardy RUN:  Oct. 13th – Nov. 17, 2018 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: August 6th & 7th, 2018 Times: 7pm –…

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