The Found Theatre, 599 Long Beach Blvd., will present the Long Beach premiere of Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune, the new documentary by filmmaker Kenneth Bowser, about one of the most iconic folk music heroes and political agitators in American history. Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune is a timely tribute to an unlikely…
The Long Beach Playhouse has announced that the next session of its Youth Theatre School will begin Saturday, March 5.
By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Cats is a show that’s been around a long time now. And audiences have either loved it for its ingenious choreography that transforms humans into virtual feline impersonators, or they have wondered what all the fuss is about.
The nonprofit Friends of Long Beach Animals (FOLBA) will benefit from the Thursday, Feb. 17 performance of Musical Theatre West’s Cats at 8pm at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, on the campus of California State University, Long Beach.
The writer Gertrude Stein inspires many different reactions in people. So, as an experiment, the Signal Tribune sent two writers to see Loving Repeating, A Musical of Gertrude Stein, now playing at the International City Theatre. What follows are two distinct views of a play with many possible angles.
By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer Whenever I review farce, I’m compelled to “apologize” for my review with an admission that the genre is my least favorite.
The Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., will continue to offer theatre education classes for adults while keeping an eye on opportunities to coordinate class subjects with Playhouse productions.
Musical Theatre West won top musical direction honors for its 2010 production of Sweeney Todd when John Glaudini took the prize for Best Musical Direction Monday night at the Annual LA Stage Alliance Ovation Awards for the 2009-2010 awards season, at the Fred Kavli Theatre at The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.
International City Theatre’s (ICT) founding artistic director Shashin Desai has announced to the board of directors that he will step aside as of Tuesday, March 15.
The Long Beach Playhouse (LBP) will offer Acting Entourage, a year-round youth theater school for children in grades 3 through 12, each Saturday beginning on Jan. 22, divided into three five-week sessions.
GO-FAME Youth Theatre Company, as part of its participation in the Long Beach Fire Department’s (LBFD) Hug-A-Bear program, will collect new and gently used stuffed animals at all performances of its upcoming production of The Velveteen Rabbit, Jan. 16 through Jan. 23 at Cal State Long Beach’s University Theatre.
By Vicki Paris Goodman Culture Writer After seeing the Long Beach Playhouse’s outstanding production of Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy The Lieutenant of Inishmore, I became aware that some audience members objected strongly to the play’s subject matter.
The Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., is presenting the family-friendly classic melodrama The Plight Before Christmas now through Sunday, Dec. 26.
The Found Theatre will present a concert celebrating what would have been the 70th birthday of prolific folk singer and songwriter Phil Ochs on Sunday, Dec. 19 at 7pm.
The Long Beach Shakespeare Company (LBSC) will turn back the clock and transform an empty warehouse in Bixby Knolls into a Victorian hamlet, complete with ghosts and yuletides, for three weeks of A Christmas Carol, now through Sunday, Dec. 19 at the Expo Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave.