An exhilarating revival pairing one of the greatest plays ever written with the world’s most celebrated translators of Russian literature. After years of caring for their family’s crumbling estate, Vanya and his niece receive an unexpected visit from his brother-in-law and his alluring wife. When hidden passions and tumultuous frustrations come to a boil in the heat of the Russian summer, their lives threaten to come undone. Comic, cutting, and true to life, this translation of Uncle Vanya provides an up-close, conversational-style encounter with a classic drama that every theater-lover must see.
It’s good to be king. Liz Rico is a powerful sports agent who represents NBA superstars, having fought her way to the top of a male-dominated profession with her skill for cutthroat negotiations. Given the chance to sign Freddie Luna, a once-in-a-generation high school talent with a troubled past, Liz sees an opportunity to take her career to the next level. But when accusations start swirling around the young phenom, Liz must attempt to rebound Freddie’s career or protect her own crown.
On a November night in 1994, a murder was committed in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. In this poignant true-crime story told completely through song, a tight-knit Jewish community gathers to recount, remember, and reckon with the details of what happened in—and to—their town. This wholly original production, written by South Jersey native Matt Schatz, asks what it does to our souls when our leaders fall from grace. This play was created during the Geffen Playhouse inaugural The Writers’ Room program, in which six Los Angeles playwrights develop new works with the support and guidance of the Geffen Playhouse artistic team. Recipient of the Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Major support for this world premiere production provided by the Edgerton Foundation New Play Production Fund.
One of the most enduring shows of all time, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a reimagining of the biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers, and his coat of many colors. This sensational musical features songs which have gone on to become pop and musical theatre classics, including “Any Dream Will Do,” “Close Every Door To Me,” “There’s One More Angel In Heaven,” and “Go, Go, Go Joseph.” The multi award-winning show has been performed in over 80 countries worldwide and has become one of the world’s most beloved family musicals.
The King and I is one of the greatest musicals from the golden age of Broadway – adored by the public and critics alike – with one of the finest scores ever written including “Whistle a Happy Tune,” “Getting to Know You,” and “Shall We Dance.” Set in the 1860s, The King and I is based on the true story of Anna Leonowens, a widowed schoolteacher from Wales who travels to Siam to teach the King’s many children. Her effect on the kingdom and the kingdom’s effect on her are the basis of this beautiful and classic musical.
Our #1 most-requested show! Grittier and more electrifying than ever before, the world’s best-loved musical makes a triumphant return to La Mirada Theatre! After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more? Bursting with hits including “Summer Nights,” “Greased Lightnin’,” “Hopelessly Devoted to You,” and “You’re the One That I Want,” this exciting new production has a big surprise in store! Don’t miss it!
From Academy-Award winning writer and renowned playwright Aaron Sorkin (“The West Wing” and To Kill A Mockingbird), this Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage. The Navy lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover-up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.
It’s Alive! (And it’s even more hilarious than ever!) From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation, The Producers, we bring you legendary actress, Sally Struthers (“All In The Family,” “Gilmore Girls”) starring as “Frau Blücher” in the Southern California Premiere production of the newly revised, London version of this monstrously entertaining musical comedy. This electrifying musical stage adaptation of Mel Brooks’ brilliantly funny film will leave you in stitches! Frederick Frankenstein, grandson of the infamous inventor Doctor Frankenstein, reluctantly inherits the family estate in Transylvania. With the help of a hunchbacked sidekick named Igor and lab assistant Inga, Frederick finds himself following in the mad-scientist tradition of his ancestor, creating a monster for this century. When the monster escapes, hilarity abounds. London reviewers called it “a love letter to American vaudeville” and “an evening of gloriously impure fun.” Please note: For mature audiences – with a sense of humor!
TV and stage’s top choreographers bring to life the classic movie dances of yesterday with a fresh new vision! Starring “Dancing with the Stars” Celebrity Pros, “So You Think You Can Dance” top finalists, “America’s Got Talent” aerialists and combining forces with singing stars from “American Idol.” Dance to the Movies recreates some of the most iconic characters and memorable musical moments from movies like Grease, Chicago, and Moulin Rouge. With new, stunning dances to scores from such movies as Singin’ in the Rain, Titanic, The Matrix and Willy Wonka, it’s a perfect family-friendly evening of cinema magic – LIVE on stage. *Dance to the Movies is not sponsored by or affiliated with “Dancing with the Stars” in any capacity.
This is OKLAHOMA! as you’ve never seen or heard it before—reimagined for the 21st century and the Tony Award Winner for Best Revival of a Musical. Direct from an acclaimed run on Broadway comes an OKLAHOMA! that looks and sounds like America today. Funny and sexy, provocative and probing, “A smashing Oklahoma! is reborn. Daniel Fish’s wide-awake and altogether wonderful production is thrilling!” (The New York Times) Without changing a word of text, this bold interpretation “lets us experience Rodgers and Hammerstein’s greatness anew.” (The New Yorker).
Everyone’s invited to the joyous Broadway hit that New York Magazine calls “smart and big-hearted” and The New York Times declares “makes you believe in musical comedy again!” The Prom is a new musical comedy about big Broadway stars on a mission to change the world, and the love they discover that unites them all. From the creators of The Drowsy Chaperone comes a show that Variety says is “so full of happiness that you think your heart is about to burst.” Bring the family! Recommended for ages 8 and older.
The wizard Prospero gets his revenge on those who stranded him on a deserted island with the help of the island spirit, Ariel. Along with the villains, the shipwreck brings along a drunk butler, a fool, a kindly old man, and Prospero’s future son-in-law. Throw in an ill-tempered sea monster and you have one of Shakespeare’s most beloved works. View the biography for the synopsis of the show and how it fits into our season theme. Fully Staged Prodcution Masks are no longer required. You are still welcome to wear them for your own comfort. For special seating needs please use the CUSTOMER NOTES section after you enter your credit card info. When purchased, you will receive an email confirmation from The Helen Borgers Theatre, subject line: SeatEngine: Order #
After a tornado brings Dorothy to the wonderful land of Oz, it is up to her new friends: the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion to get her home. View the biography for the synopsis of the show and how it fits into our season theme. Radio Style Live On Stage Masks are no longer required. You are still welcome to wear them for your own comfort. For special seating needs please use the CUSTOMER NOTES section after you enter your credit card info. When purchased, you will receive an email confirmation from The Helen Borgers Theatre, subject line: SeatEngine: Order #