For nearly three decades Long Beach Playhouse (LBP) has given both novice and experienced playwrights a chance to have their work presented during a staged reading at its New Works Festival, established in 1990.
For their fifth annual collaboration, Long Beach Playhouse and Held2gether, Improv for Life will bring an original sketch comedy show to the studio stage.
The Ghost of Christmas Past, Present and Future, Ebenezer Scrooge returns to the Long Beach Playhouse with this quick-paced and highly theatrical re-telling of Charles Dickens 1843 story starting on Saturday, December 9.
The Long Beach Playhouse (LBP) will kick off its 27th annual New Works Festival (NWF) in its Studio Theatre on Friday, March 31 with a reading of The Other Genius, a black comedy.
With all of the suits piled up on top of Shaw’s original play, it is refreshing to see the anti-romantic and pointedly feminist class-study Pygmalion at its unadorned core. Seeing a spirited revival of the original text could still prove to be a shocking or revelatory experience to contemporary audiences, but with the largely miscast and sloppily staged revival running now at the Long Beach Playhouse, audiences are likely to leave scratching their heads rather than feeling awoken.
A brand-new theatre company whose mission is to inspire positive social change will make its debut at the Long Beach Playhouse with Choosing Us*, a play that addresses a tragedy within the transgender community.
Long Beach Playhouse will commence the second half of its 87th season with Agatha Christie’s murder mystery masterpiece, The Mousetrap, the community-supported theatre announced Monday.
Thanks to larger than anticipated crowds, the final show of the Long Beach Playhouse Studio season, Bat Boy: The Musical, will be extended for one additional weekend and will close on Saturday night, November 21.
The Long Beach Playhouse and local improv artists Held2Gether will team up to provide a night of improv and sketch comedy to benefit the WomenShelter of Long Beach.
At once chaotic, ridiculous, and hilarious, Noel Coward’s classic comedy Hay Fever will light up the Long Beach Playhouse’s stage November 7 through December 5, the theater announced today.