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Entries Tagged as 'Long Beach Playhouse'

‘Real Women’ has verve at LB Playhouse

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre

By Neena Strichart Publisher The opportunity to review a production at the Long Beach Playhouse (LBPH) is usually a treat, especially when I take along my favorite date, my mother. We were so looking forward to the latest play, billed as a comedy, called Real Women Have Curves. Both being full-figured gals, we were hoping […]

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LB Playhouse performance to benefit animal-support group

April 16th, 2010 · No Comments · News

The Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St., will host a “Benefit for the Animals” on Thursday, April 22. The event will begin at 6:30pm with a reception and entertainment, along with drawings, a door prize and silent auction. The Playhouse production of Agatha Christie’s The Hollow will begin at 7:30pm. All proceeds will benefit […]

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LB Playhouse brings vintage Agatha Christie to its stage with ‘The Hollow’

March 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre, Vicki's View

By Vicki Paris Goodman Entertainment Writer Famous fictitious sleuth Hercule Poirot makes no appearance in this rendition of The Hollow, but the crafty whodunit is vintage Agatha Christie all the way. And it’s yummy.

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LBP’s ‘Betty’s Summer Vacation’…

March 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Art, Arts, Entertainment, theater, theatre

Warning: This is NOT your typical play review. By Neena Strichart Publisher I have been intrigued by “Recommended for Mature Audiences” (RFMA) movie and play warnings since I was old enough to know about the birds and the bees. I remember wanting to see the movie Woodstock as a teenager only to be refused admittance– […]

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LB Playhouse celebrating its 80th with speakeasy

January 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Community, Entertainment

The Long Beach Playhouse will “turn the clock back” to 1929 to celebrate its 80th anniversary at Joey “The Saint” Valentine’s Speakeasy on Saturday, February 13. Vintage attire is encouraged at the celebration, which will commemorate the February 1929 founding of the Playhouse, the oldest continually operating community theatre west of the Mississippi River. Joey […]

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