Long Beach Playhouse’s 28th Annual New Works Festival to Foster New and Experienced Playwrights

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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.
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Long Beach Playhouse, Held2gether Partner to Bring Original Comedy to Studio Theatre

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For their fifth annual collaboration, Long Beach Playhouse and Held2gether, Improv for Life will bring an original sketch comedy show to the studio stage.
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Long Beach Playhouse Presents Holiday Classic “A Christmas Carol”

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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.

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Long Beach Playhouse’s 27th Annual New Works Festival Brings Dark Comedy to the Studio

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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.

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Heads to Long Beach Playhouse with All-Female Cast

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Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest is heading to the Long Beach Playhouse this weekend, giving the play a twist with an all-female cast that sheds light to gender stereotypes.

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Muddled Myths and Patriarchy: PYGMALION at the Long Beach Playhouse

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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...

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Newly Founded Evolve Theatre Seeks to Address Social Issues With Debut Play, CHOOSING US*

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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. 

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Long Beach Playhouse to Bring Agatha Christie’s THE MOUSETRAP to Local Audiences

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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.

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UPDATE: Due to Large Crowds BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL to Thrill Audiences for an Additional Weekend

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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.

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Playhouse to Partner with Held2Gether to Benefit WomenShelter of Long Beach

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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. 

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