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LB Shakespeare Co. Celebrates the Bard With Classic Radio Programs


April is William Shakespeare’s birthday month and Long Beach Shakespeare Company continues to celebrate The Bard’s 450th birthday in interesting ways.

LB Shakespeare Company Celebrates April as Shakespeare Month


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!

Sherlock Holmes Double Feature will be Webcast LIVE from Long Beach

Sherlock Holmes at LB Shakespeare

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.

Long Beach Shakespeare Company Kicks Off 2012 Season With Romeo and Juliet

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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.

HSLB Annual Historical Cemetery Tour Returns Saturday, October 29th

Annual Historical Cemetery Tour

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.

Long Beach Shakespeare Company Recreates Panic Broadcast for Halloween!

War of the Worlds by Long Beach Shakespeare Company

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.

June 3, First Fridays in Bixby Knolls


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 to Host Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser Under the Stars at MOLAA

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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 .

Audition Notice – LB Shakespeare Company Seeks Child Actors For “A Christmas Carol”

christmas-carol kids audition LONG BEACH SHAKESPEARE COMPANY

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.

Bixby Park Bandshell to Host Free Children’s Theatre in August 2010


The Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s Shakespeare for Kids and Children’s Popcorn Theatre are pleased to announce that they will be returning to Bixby Park Bandshell this August to perform two FREE theater productions for children: “Twelfth Night” and “The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk,” respectively.

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