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Originally a 1938 radio play by Norman Corwin, LBSC’s The Plot to Overthrow Christmas is a fully-costumed, staged version of that play, with colorful characters.
For the third year in a row, LBSC will present Orson Welles’ classic 1939 radio adaptation of A Christmas Carol.
April is William Shakespeare’s birthday month and Long Beach Shakespeare Company continues to celebrate The Bard’s 450th birthday in interesting ways. This weekend they present two half-hour, old-time radio classics from the Golden Age of Radio!
William Shakespeare will officially be 450 years old on April 23rd, 2014. The man who brought us “To be or not to be,” “Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo,” “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes,” and so many other phrases that live on the tips of our tongues, is someone to celebrate!
LB Shakespeare Co will perform two Sherlock Holmes mysteries as old-time radio broadcasts.
The Long Beach Shakespeare Company will broadcast an old-time radio show double-feature of Sherlock Holmes mysteries live from the the Richard Goad Theatre January 18-20.
To begin its exciting year for 2012, the Long Beach Shakespeare Company is proud to present William Shakespeare’s greatest romantic tragedy.
Romeo and Juliet
“Here’s much to do with hate, but more with love.”
–Romeo and Juliet, Act 1, Scene 1
Uncontrolled passions destroy the lives of children and parents, lovers and fighters in this timeless story of love and death.
On Saturday, October 29, 2011 The HSLB proudly presents its 16th annual historical tour of the two oldest cemeteries in the city, Long Beach Municipal & Sunnyside Cemeteries. This year graveside stories commemorate several important centennial anniversaries – the Port, the first transcontinental flight, women’s voting rights in California, the Long Beach Day Nursery and the formation of the city’s Water Department.
Long Beach Shakespeare Company reprises their special Halloween performance of War of the Worlds.
The War of the Worlds, written by H.G. Wells as conceived by Orson Welles / Adapted by Howard W. Kochreturns to incite Long Beach audiences Halloween weekend.
First Fridays on June 3 will get us all in the pre-summer mood with an overflowing plate of fun from the dessert buffet. The district continues to bring the monthly programming of untraditional fun, hijinx, and plenty of “the unexpected.”
Ingredients for the night include: Mobile art stations, 80s dance music, DJs, spoken word, jazz, improv comedy, Timstrument, community drawing, tarot cards, drag queens, face painting, First Books, antiques, piano man, Big Red Bus, and the Knolls Ranger.
Friends of Bixby Park will host a dinner and silent auction on Thursday, February 10th, 2011 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Museum of Latin American Art , located at 628 Alamitos Ave in Long Beach . KKJZ-FM’s Helen Borgers will host an evening of wine tasting, seated dinner and silent auction, historic photo exhibit, live music, historian guest speakers and a Special Appreciation to Phil Hester, Former Director of Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine.
The Long Beach Shakespeare Company is holding an open casting call for a production of A Christmas Carol.
The Company is seeking child actors. No appointment is necessary, audition dates and times are listed below. Please familiarize yourself with all of the requirements prior to arrival at audition.