Long Beach Comedy

Aquarium Hosts The Lollygaggers, an All-Ages Comedy About Climate Change

The Lollygaggers discuss climate change with humor. Photo courtesy of Josh Willis Animation Image. The Lollygaggers discuss climate change with humor. Photo courtesy of Josh Willis Animation Image. The Earth’s climate is changing. With melting ice caps and water levels rising, animals have been forced to relocate. Where will they go?

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company to Hold Workshop at CSULB

upright-citizens-brigade Members of the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company (UCB TourCo) – one of the most acclaimed improvisation and sketch comedy troupes in the nation – will bring their specialized training and performance skills to the CSULB Theatre Arts Department on Saturday, November 8.

Bring the Pets and Enjoy the Sales at 4th Street Retro Ramble and Pet Stroll

4th-street-retro-row Long Beach’s World-Famous Retro Row is giving one of its signature events a pet-friendly twist this month. On Saturday September 27, the street’s semi-annual Retro Ramble will become a “Sidewalk Sale with Wagging Tails,” welcoming animal friends of all kinds with special pet-themed vendors, services and events, including:

FREE New Activities Slated For Carpenter Performing Arts Center Arts For Life 2014-15 Season

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center on the campus of Cal State Long Beach announces the events and activities for the Arts for Life education program for the 2014-15 season. 

Chekov Shorts: The Proposal and The Bear Opens at The Long Beach Playhouse

lb-playhouse-chekov-shorts Long Beach Playhouse audiences are in for a very original and unique treat because opening this weekend in the Studio Theatre is a production called Chekov Shorts: The Proposal and The Bear.  Diane Benedict is not only the director for the show but has translated these two one act plays from Russian to English. 

Carpenter Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Exciting 2014-15 Season

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center The Richard and Karen Carpenter Performing Arts Center on the campus of Cal State Long Beach announces its 2014-15 season featuring performances in comedy, dance, music, and special events for the whole family. 

Tolerance and Family Collide in The Goat

The Goat Cal Rep performs The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?, by Edward Albee February 14–March8, 2014. California Repertory Company continues its 2013-2014 season with a production of The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?, by Edward Albee, performing February 14th through March 8th on the Queen Mary.

California Repertory Company Presents The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?

the-goat-cal-rep California Repertory Company continues its 2013-2014 season with a production of The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?, by Edward Albee, performing February 14th through March 8th on the Queen Mary. Albee’s award-winning tragic comedy tells the story of Martin, a compassionate family man and successful architect, whose earth-shattering secret affair is revealed in a letter to his wife, Stevie, and son, Billy, by his best friend, Ross.

The Long Beach Playhouse Presents The Return of Old Black Magic: A Haunted Musical

2012 Revival Production of "Old Black Magic: A Haunted Musical". Photo Courtesy of Nancy Hickey 2012 Revival Production of “Old Black Magic: A Haunted Musical”. Photo Courtesy of Nancy Hickey One night a year spirits dead n’ gone rise up to walk the earth trying to find their way home. These wandering spirits are lost in limbo as penance for something they’ve left undone in life, unless they can find a sympathetic ear to life the burden.

Playhouse Opens Studio Stage for 7 Collaborative Performances

Long Beach Playhouse Studio Stage The Long Beach Playhouse is opening its Studio Stage for outside companies to produce their own shows on a fully equipped stage. Seven companies and individual artists have been selected for this year’s Collaborative season.

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