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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

A new production of Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" places the popular comedy in early 1930s California, harkening to a time when thousands migrated from the Dust Bowl states to find a new life. Ellen Lauren, co-artistic director of NYC’s SITI Company, directs.
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ONE OF THE NICE ONES

Echo Theater Company’s next offering is a cringe-worthy black comedy about sexual politics in the workplace that will leave audiences howling with laughter in spite of their better selves. July 16 thru Aug. 21 at Atwater Village Theatre.
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THE CITY OF CONVERSATION

Savvy Hester Ferris is the doyenne of Georgetown dinner parties whose influence in liberal politics is legendary. But when her son suddenly turns up with a Reaganite girlfriend and a shocking new conservative world view, Hester must choose between preserving her family and defending her cause.
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SWEENEY TODD, THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET

The infamous tale of Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, follows his blood-soaked return to 19th century London as he seeks vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him, ravaged his young wife, and keeps his daughter a virtual prisoner in his house.
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THE IMAGINARY INVALID

This potent elixir of romantic triangles, double entendres and mistaken identities proves, in the end, that laughter really is the best medicine.
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OEDIPUS MACHINA

Director Ron Sossi puts a unique stamp on Ellen McLaughlin’s acclaimed adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus in a new production from Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and KOAN. Oedipus Machina opens on May 30 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A.
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BREATHING ROOM

Unusual performance piece stars Charles Reese and Eileen T’Kaye, with music performed live by creator Mary Lou Newmark on electric violin.
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TELENOVELA

Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group proudly presents the hilarious World-Premiere comedy "TELENOVELA"
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CRAFT SERVICE TABLE: THE MUSICAL... A ONE WOMAN SHOW

Craft Service Table: The Musical... A One Woman Show (But Also With One Guy) Starring & written by: Hal Rudnick & Jeanne Taylor Music by: Gregory Smith UCB Sunset, 5419 Sunset Blvd 5/16 at 8:30 (1/2 hour show) $5 tickets: https://sunset.ucbtheatre.com/performance/46546
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SEX & LOVE IN THE MODERN AGE

Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group proudly presents a taboo-bending comedy that examines the effect of modern technology on sex, intimacy and relationships in today's fast-paced society! Written by John Santo, Directed by Sebastian Muñoz and Produced by Zombie Joe.
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AN UNLIKELY THREESOME

Come on a journey with a clever Jewish girl and her guardian, The Madame of Metamorphosis, travel first class while meeting over 20 characters from around the world, and witness cats having compelling conversations, turning indifference into compassion.
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COCK

PARENTAL GUIDENCE SUGGESTED: CONTAINS FULL FRONTAL NUDITY. In this intensely gritty and naturalistic production four actors will introduce you to the pain of finding out who and what we all might be and the importance, or lack thereof, of a definition of love, lust, and need.
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THE HAIRY APE

With unflinching theatrical force and explosive lyricism — and renowned British director Steven Berkoff at the helm — Eugene O’Neill’s “comedy of ancient and modern life” explores the perennial human need to belong. Opening at the Odyssey Theatre on May 14.
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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

This classic satire is brought to new life in this all-woman production, as the female sensibilities of the performers bring new light to the gender stereotypes so crucial to the convoluted machinations of this comedy of manners.
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FROM COMO TO HOMO

Lynne Jassem tells the story of her 10-year-old self as she juggles her career on the Perry Como TV Show in 1957 with the strict demands of her stage mother (the ex-Rockette), gender-confusion and a bumpy ride into the world of mortality and tap dancing.