Odd couple relationship blossoms at LBPH

By Katherine Ruiz, Special to the Signal Tribune A play is an experience quite different from television or movies. By its nature, theatre is not as quick-paced, so it turns out to be a great venue to transplant the audience into another world. In Visiting Mr. Green, by Jeff Baron, performed at the Long Beach…

Stand-up for the whole family

The Long Beach Playhouse is proudly announcing a night of clean stand up comedy for the entire family. As part of its successful Cabaret Series, Over The Hill Comedy Night, featuring stand-up comedians over 40, will start at 6 p.m., Sunday, May 6, and the first Sunday of the month thereafter.

Library hosts auction with ‘Grape Expectations’

The Long Beach Public Library Foundation’s Grape Expectations Auction is officially open. The auction offers bidders the opportunity to win some unique items and one-of-a-kind experiences while supporting efforts to promote literacy, education and the joy of reading. The online portion of the auction will run until Thursday, June 21, with the live event

Shakespeare troupe educates LB on classics

By Jamie Rowe, Copy Editor With William Shakespeare’s birthday coming up Monday, April 23, the Long Beach Shakespeare Company (LBSC) is keeping his spirit alive through year-round productions of his works and other classics, educational outreach programs, and summer festivals. The emsemble’s next production, Richard III, is “a mammoth project,” according to LBSC Artistic Director…