The fairytale works are spiraling out of control, and only you can save the day! Join Cinderella, Snowhite, Gretel and Hansel, Alice, the Queens of Hearts (three of them!), M. Goose and their friends for this joyous interactive multi-media musical and help set the fairytale world back on track as you discover the real-life adventures of your favorite fantasy characters. Delightful costumes, lilting songs (even one where you get to sing-a-long), great humor and fun word play make this Family Theatre Musical a special weekend treat for ages 2 to 102.
“A must-see! Never a dull moment! For fun, frolic and fantasy, it’s the perfect ticket. With fairytales to share, the amazing ensemble of singers and dancers brings the pictures on the page to life, painting a canvas of rainbows on stage!” Bonnie Previer, The Tolucan Times
Holly Gibson, Margo Leach, Isabel Lindley, Cydne Moore, Michala Peltz, Megan Wright
He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry comes to Los Angeles as MJ, the multi Tony Award®-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, begins a tour of its own. Created by Tony Award®-winning Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, MJ goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Michael Jackson into legendary status. MJ is startin’ somethin’ as it makes its California premiere at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in December 2023.
Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage. Featuring the hit songs “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” The Grinch discovers there’s more to Christmas than he bargained for in this heart-warming holiday classic. Max the Dog narrates as the mean and scheming Grinch, whose heart is “two sizes too small,” decides to steal Christmas away from the Whos, an endlessly cheerful bunch bursting with holiday spirit. Celebrate the holidays with the show The New York Times calls "100 times better than any bedtime story!"
Shakti presents a re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker. A Christmas story, the Nutcracker over the years, both in North America and Europe, has taken so many avatars in its presentation, format, music and choreography. Shakti in Los Angeles has given it a unique twist as Naatucracker-The Dancing Nut. Visualized in the exquisite dance form of India, Bharata Natyam, choreographer Viji Prakash has placed the story in a young girls unbridled imagination, where horses fly, snowflakes dance, oceans sing, and sweet treats are a world of their own. The rich costumes, unique sets, and complex dance movements, tell an exciting story with elaborate hand gestures and facial expressions, all a part of the dance form. Come experience a musical score that is both Indian and global as eighty students from the Shakti School of Bharata Natyam share their Christmas joy with you.
Red Chair Productions’ energetic rendition of the Nutcracker brings together the best of Los Angeles’s youth dancers, ages 7-18, from across the county. Experience the enchanting storybook tale of a young girl’s magical Christmas that takes her, and the audience, on a delightful journey through holiday lands. Designed to captivate all with its lavish sets, glittering costumes, and storytelling narration, Red Chair Productions’ Nutcracker is truly a magical way for all ages to experience the holidays!
Holidays begin with the Nutcracker! The most favorite Christmas classic of all is coming to the Alex Theatre this Holiday Season, and you are invited to the show! The Nutcracker, a mesmerizing part of the World Ballet Series, showcases a diverse cast of 50 professional ballet dancers who come together to breathe new life into this classic holiday tradition. Experience the excitement of the World Ballet in this family-friendly performance, featuring Tchaikovsky’s unforgettable music, over 150 radiant hand-crafted costumes, lavish hand-painted sets, and the iconic Lev Ivanov choreography. Join Clara and the Nutcracker on a thrilling Christmas night adventure to the Land of Sweets, where you’ll marvel at the famous Waltz of Flowers, the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and encounter intriguing characters like Mother Ginger and Drosselmeyer.
Bring your whole family to share and enjoy this wonderful holiday tradition and family friendly production. This is a wonderful opportunity to inspire and share arts & culture. Featuring Music by Tchaikovsky, professional as well as pre-professional and student performers, beautiful costumes and magical digital backdrops.
The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family members how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren't the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises that "Anything can happen if you let it." Tickets are limited, we recommend purchasing online as soon as possible!
Based on the worldwide bestselling hit series by Dav Pilkey, Dog Man: The Musical is a hilarious and heartwarming new production following the chronicles of Dog Man, who with the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, loves to fight crime and chew on the furniture. But while trying his best to be a good boy, can he save the city from Flippy the cyborg fish and his army of Beasty Buildings? Can he catch Petey, the world’s most evil cat, who has cloned himself to exact revenge on the doggy do-gooder? And will George and Harold finish their show before lunchtime ?? Find out in this epic musical adventure featuring the hilarity and heart of beloved characters from Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants and Cat Kid Comic Club. Unleash your creativity at our Dog Man: The Musical workshops! At the Kirk Douglas Theatre on November 25, December 2, 9, and 16 from 1-2:30pm, families with little ones can join us between performances for paw-some projects like crafting 80-HD ornaments, learning to draw the beloved Dog Man characters, creating Flip-O-Ramas, stick puppet-making, and building robots using everyday items. Don’t miss out on this dog-gone good time!
Ever After Take 2: The holiday adventures of Cinderella, Snowhite, Alice, Hansel and Gretel and their friends. is an interactive musical where audience members help Cookie Claus set the Fairytale world back on track! You may not know it, but Santa Claus needs the magic of the Fairytales to help him make his rounds each Christmas--and this year, we need YOUR help to save the stories! Join Cookie on a fanciful holiday adventure as she follows the real-life stories of Snowhite, Hansel and Gretel, Alice and Queens of Hearts, Cinderella and a host of other beloved characters. Get dressed up (or down) and get ready to step inside the theatre for an awesome in-person experience. “A must-see! Never a dull moment! For fun, frolic and fantasy, it’s the perfect ticket. With fairytales to share, the amazing ensemble of singers and dancers brings the pictures on the page to life, painting a canvas of rainbows on stage!” Bonnie Previer, The Tolucan Times This Holiday version of the world premiere musical Ever After Take 2 is written by Actors’ Repertory Theatre Associate Director Graham Silbert in collaboration with the award-winning team of Chris DeCarlo and Evelyn Rudie, directed by DeCarlo with music and lyrics by E. Rudie. Awesome special effects and video projections are by James Cooper, with delightful costumes by Ashley Hayes and Silbert.
THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family– a man her parents have never met. And if that wasn’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before– keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.
When a wife and husband give each other handpicked Christmas gifts, they realize that both personally sacrificed their own happiness to obtain the gifts, proving love is more powerful than gift-giving.
From the songwriting team behind the smash hit Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and the critically-acclaimed films La La Land and The Greatest Showman, A Christmas Story, The Musical, brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage! Set in 1940s Indiana, a young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle. An infamous leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a maniacal department store Santa, and a triple-dog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the distractions that stand between Ralphie and his Christmas wish. Nominated for three 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical, the Associated Press calls A Christmas Story, The Musical “a joyous Christmas miracle,” while The New York Times writes “I was dazzled. You’d have to have a Grinch-sized heart not to feel a smile spreading across your face.” Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark, and upon In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash written by Jean Shepherd. Produced with permission of Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Dalfie Entertainment.