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September 2018

AUDITIONS: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

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

About the Play

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

Synopsis

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

AUDITIONS: ASSASSINS

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

About the Play

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

Synopsis

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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July 2018

AUDITIONS: SHERLOCK HOMLES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SUICIDE CLUB

Jul. 30 to Aug. 1, 2018
By Jeffrey Hatcher

About the Play

Director: Mitchell Nunn
Run: Jul. 30 to Aug. 1, 2018 , Performs Sept. 22 - Oct. 20, 2018

Synopsis

TITLE: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE SUICIDE CLUB AUTHOR: Jeffrey Hatcher DIRECTOR: Mitchell Nunn RUN:  Sept. 22 – Oct. 20, 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. July 30 & Tues. July 31, 2018, 7pm – 9pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse   Callbacks: Date…

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THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WAY

Jul. 20 to Aug. 18, 2018
By Tom Jacobson

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Director: Reed Flores
Run: Jul. 20 to Aug. 18, 2018 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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This production Closed on Aug. 18th, 2018

 

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

 

 

 

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Based on the true story of two actors who hired themselves out to the Long Beach Police Department in 1914 to entrap “social vagrants” in public restrooms, this highly theatrical tour-de-force brings to life a little known episode in Long Beach history and the history of LGBTQ rights.  As these two actors become absorbed within their play-within-a-play, they explore sexual identity, institutional corruption, self-deception, and the mysteries of the craft of the theatre. This timely look at another time warns…

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AUDITIONS: THE TEMPEST

Jul. 9 to Jul. 11, 2018
By William Shakespeare

About the Play

Director: Mary Schaugh
Run: Jul. 9 to Jul. 11, 2018 , Performs Sept. 1 - 29, 2018

Synopsis

TITLE: THE TEMPEST AUTHOR: William Shakespeare DIRECTOR: Mary Schaugh RUN:  Sept. 1 – 29, 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: Monday and Tuesday, July 9-10, 2018 Times: 7 pm – 9 pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse   Callbacks: Date and Time: Wednesday, July 11, 2018 –…

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Summer Youth Musical Theater Conservatory

Jul. 9 to Jul. 28, 2018

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Run: Jul. 9 to Jul. 28, 2018 Monday - Friday, 9am - 4pm

Synopsis

Ages 7 – 17  July 9 – 28, 2018 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. This unique three-week day camp invites each young actor, singer and dancer to develop his or her skills in daily classes. Every student will also make the journey through the rehearsal process guided by a team of arts educators. In the end, we add the final theatrical element, the audience, and share our talents through public performances of scenes and songs. The camp…

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June 2018

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MY FAIR LADY

Jun. 30 to Aug. 11, 2018
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe

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Director: Phyllis B. Gitlin
Run: Jun. 30 to Aug. 11, 2018 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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This Production Closed August 11, 2018.

Synopsis

Lerner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady tells the tale of a cockney flower girl transformed into an elegant lady by a professor of linguistics who molds her and falls in love with his creation. Featuring one of musical theatre’s greatest scores, including “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face” and “I Could’ve Danced All Night,” this classic American piece of musical theatre…

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RADIO HOUR FUNDRAISER

Jun. 15 to Jun. 15, 2018

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Run: Jun. 15 to Jun. 15, 2018

Synopsis

Friday, June 15 @ 6:00 – 8:00pm Written by Gazette Executive Editor, Harry Saltzgaver, The Annual Long Beach Playhouse Radio Hour proves to have the humor, wit, and self reference that makes it a must -see evening out. Attracting the political hard-hitters is easy when it is so much fun and for such a good cause. The Long Beach Playhouse celebrates over 85 years in operation and intends to be here, serving Long Beach, for at least 85 more.  …

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LOVE/SICK

Jun. 8 to Jul. 7, 2018
by John Cariani

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Director: Shinshin Yuder Tsai
Run: Jun. 8 to Jul. 7, 2018 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

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This Production Closed on July 7th, 2018

 

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

 

 

Synopsis

Set on a Friday night in an alternate suburban reality,  the writer of Almost, Maine, John Cariani, brings us an evening of nine bittersweet romantic comedies. Simultaneously hilarious and heart-wrenching, these vignettes provide the audience with the full spectrum of being in love, exploring the joy and the pain surrounding relationships ranging from first meetings to long-term marriages. It seems that “happily ever after” may not be in the cards for all relationships, but brief successes may just make the…

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May 2018

AUDITIONS: THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WAY

May. 29 to May. 31, 2018
by Tom Jacobson

About the Play

Director: Reed Flores
Run: May. 29 to May. 31, 2018 , Performs July 20th - August 18th, 2018

Synopsis

TITLE: THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WAY AUTHOR: Tom Jacobson DIRECTOR: Reed Flores RUN:  July 20th – August 18th, 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: May 29th & May 30th, 2018 Times: 7pm – 9pm Location: Long Beach Playhouse Callbacks: Date and Time: May 31st, 7pm – 10pm, by…

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