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Lower Depth Theatre’s Writers Revealed — The Podcast

Virtual

Cycle of Poverty: Part 1 with Vasanti Saxena & Marlow Wyatt In the first episode of a special two part series, get an exclusive first look at two of the in-development plays from Lower Depth Theatre’s Commission Fellowship Program. Vasanti Saxena and ...

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Clyde’s by Lynn Nottage

Mark Taper Forum 135 N Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA

Center Theatre Group presents this electric, Tony Award®-nominated Best New Play from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage (Sweat). The West Coast premiere of Clyde’s, directed by Kate Whoriskey, is a new comedy that serves up the story of ordinary characters with big ...

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$35 – $105

Ain’t Misbehavin’ at The Rubicon Theatre

Rubicon Theatre 1006 E. Main St., Ventura, CA

The Rubicon Theatre Company presents Ain’t Misbehavin’, directed by Wren T. Brown, featuring Yvette Cason, Rogelio Douglas, Jr., Connie Jackson, Marty Lamar, and Angela Wildflower. Winner of Tony, Drama Desk and Theatre World Awards for Best Musical, Ain’t Misbehavin’ was originally directed by ...

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$39.50 – $79.50

Debbie Allen Dance Company presents The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND FOR THE 12TH YEAR! The Debbie Allen Dance Academy, in association with The Annenberg Foundation, presents The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center from December 1, 2022 to December 4, 2022, with 100 percent of ...

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$50 – $125

Stages of Understanding

Willie Agee Playhouse 714 Warren Ln., Inglewood, CA

JTainment Productions presents Stages of Understanding at The Willie Agee Playhouse! Stages of Understanding is a classic story set in modern times, showing how beliefs and experience shape an individual and how love has the ability to damage or repair.

$23

Afrocentricity X Dramaturgy by Lindsay A. Jenkins

Virtual

Rooted in heritage and focused on the future, Afrocentricity X Dramaturgy is an approach to the development of creative work that centers the Black experience and interrogates the white gaze. Drawing on research from theatre arts, Africana studies and performance studies, this ...

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$19 – $59