RLn THEATER Calendar: Jan. 27, 2015

  • 01/27/2015
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Jan. 30
Murder on the Nile

Witness the Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Nile, Jan. 30 through Feb. 14, at the Long Beach Playhouse. In this classic by the modern mistress of mystery, we travel through the Dark Continent along with master sleuth, Canon Pennefather, as he uncovers an audacious conspiracy and brings the criminals to justice.  Passion, jealousy, infidelity and murder make this a honeymoon cruise you will not soon forget.
Details: (562) 494-1014; www.lbplayhouse.org
Venue:
Long Beach Playhouse
Location: 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach
 
Jan. 30
Feral Child

Enjoy Feral Child, Jan. 30 through Feb. 1, at The Found Theatre in Long Beach. The performance centers around Greta, a distraught young woman, and her perspective of societal constructs. Tickets are $10.
Details: (562) 433-3363; foundtheatre.org
Venue: The Found Theatre
Location: 599 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach

Feb. 1
Pick of the Vine

A veritable bounty of short plays offered up by authors from all over the world. What happens when you don’t throw a pinch of dropped salt over your shoulder? Or to the trash you throw out? Or when a prank phone call turns into a conversation? Come find out the answers to these questions and more as this season’s “picks” serve you a delectable evening of entertainment in 5-10 minute bites. Runs Feb.1 at 2 p.m. and Feb. 5 and Feb. 12 at 8 p.m.
Details: (310) 512-6030 
Venue:
Little Fish Theatre
Location: 777 S. Centre St., San Pedro

Feb. 7
Wendy Whelan
Wendy Whelan performs, at 8 p.m. Feb. 7, at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. Restless Creature is a collaboration with choreographers Kyle Abraham, Joshua Beamish, Brian Brooks, and Alejandro Cerrudo to create a suite of elegant and thrilling duets.
Details: (562) 985-7000; CarpenterArts.org
Venue: Carpenter Performing Arts Center
Location: 6200 Atherton Street, Long Beach

Feb. 8
AKA Doc Pomus

Watch AKA Doc Pomus, starting at 8 p.m. Feb. 8, a the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro.
Doc Pomus was the most unlikely of rock & roll icons. Paralyzed with polio as a child, Brooklyn-born Jerome Felder reinvented himself first as a blues singer, renaming himself Doc Pomus, then as a songwriter, creating some of the greatest hits of the early rock and roll era: “Save the Last Dance for Me,” “This Magic Moment,” “A Teenager in Love,” “Viva Las Vegas,” and a thousand others.
Details: (310) 833-4813
Venue: Warner Grand
Location: 434 W. 6th St., San Pedro

Feb. 14
AACTFest 2015

The Playhouse is excited and honored to host American Association of Community Theatre’s  Festival 2015, Feb. 14, at the Long Beach Playhouse.
Up to four competing theaters will compete with 60-minute performances to be performed, adjudicated and awarded the same day.The winning theatre will go onto regional competitions.
Details: (562) 494-1014; www.lbplayhouse.org
Venue: Long Beach Playhouse
Location: 5021 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach

Feb. 18
End of the Rainbow
Peter Quilter’s savagely funny, tour de force musical drama about the final days of Judy Garland’s life takes place, Feb. 18 through March 15, at International City Theatre in Long Beach. The play features some of her most memorable songs including “The Man That Got Away,” “Come Rain Or Come Shine,” “The Trolley Song” and, of course, “Somewhere Over The Rainbow.”  Cost is $34 to $54.
Details: (562) 436-4610; www.InternationalCityTheatre.org
Venue:
International City Theatre, Long Beach Performing Arts Center
Location: 300 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach

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