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Long Beach Playhouse Extends Sweeney Todd For One Weekend

sweeney-todd Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, Has met with such a resounded response that the Long Beach Playhouse has extended the run for one weekend only. “Sweeney is enormously popular and our production has been met with critical success,” explains Andrew Vonderschmitt, executive and producing artistic director for the Long Beach Playhouse.

All Female Cast Takes On The Importance of Being Earnest at The Playhouse

lb-playhouse Only one other writer could compete with Shakespeare for the title of the most quoted playwright, and that is Oscar Wilde. Long Beach playhouse takes on an all female cast with The Importance of Being Earnest directed by ‘Phie Mura in the Studio. 

Long Beach Playhouse Presents How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Allison Aoun _SMITTY, Monica Beld _ROSEMARY,  Steven Alcantar _FINCH, Mallory Kerwin _HEDY LaRUE Allison Aoun _SMITTY, Monica Beld _ROSEMARY,  Steven Alcantar _FINCH, Mallory Kerwin _HEDY LaRUE Climbing the corporate ladder has always been easy for some and difficult for others. In 1961, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying explained the secrets off success included luck, charm, connections and a willingness to use those things to personal advantage.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents Sixth Annual Political Players Radio Show

lb-playhouse On June 15 at 5:30 P.M., the Long Beach Playhouse will present the sixth annual Return to the Long Beach Home Companion at the offices of Keesal Young and Logan. This truly unique event is a fundraiser for the Playhouse which at 87 years is one of the city’s oldest arts organizations.

Long Beach Playhouse Presents A Raisin in the Sun

lb-playhouse-raisin As the country finds itself enmeshed in current events and a political cycle in which race and racism have center stage, the Playhouse presents A Raisin in the Sun. It is one of America’s most enduring works about the African American experience as viewed through the Younger family in Chicago in the 1950s. 

Around the World in 80 Days Starts This Weekend at The Playhouse

Stephen Alan Carver, Rick Reischman, and Lisa March. Photography by Mike Hardy. Stephen Alan Carver, Rick Reischman, and Lisa March. Photography by Mike Hardy. The Long Beach Playhouse is taking audiences on the journey of a lifetime with their production of Around the World in 80 Days. Playing to their great strengths in set design and costuming, Phileas Fogg’s fast paced romp will be a visual delight.

Five Unique Plays Highlight a New Season at The Studio at Long Beach Playhouse

studio-lb-playhouse The Studio at Long Beach Playhouse continues to push the envelope with a lineup of five disparate plays that all have something to say. 

George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion Comes to Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage

Wilhelm Peters as Henry Higgins and Tiffany Topner as Eliza Doolittle Photography by Mike Hardy Wilhelm Peters as Henry Higgins and Tiffany Topner as Eliza Doolittle Photography by Mike Hardy Long Beach Playhouse brings George Bernard Shaw’s Masterwork, Pygmalion to its Mainstage Professor of phonetics Henry Higgins makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a duchess at an ambassador’s garden party by teaching her to assume a veneer of gentility, the most important element of which, he believes, is impeccable speech.

LB Playhouse Cabaret Lets Friends, Staff Cuts Loose

Long Beach Playhouse Cabaret The Long Beach Playhouse staff and friends will be letting their hair down, so to speak, for their (mostly) annual Staff and Friends Cabaret. It’s an evening of fun, letting off some steam, and some good old fashioned theatrical fun.

New Solo Show by Award-Winning Actress Terra Taylor Knudson Brings History & Humor to Long Beach Playhouse

playhouse-rose-by-any Award-winning Long Beach actress and founder of Olio Theatre Works, Terra Taylor Knudson returns to the Long Beach Playhouse’s Collaborative for the third time, this time with her brand new solo performance; A Rose by Any Other Name produced in collaboration by Olio Theatre Works and the Long Beach Playhouse.

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