TAGGED WITH FAMILY
What evil lurks in the heart of suburbia? Every family has a dark underbelly, even the perfect ones, in playwright Mary Laws' modern, darkly comic revenge tragedy of family dysfunction. 9/17-10/24 at The Echo Theater Co., 3269 Casitas Ave., LA, CA 90039;$30, 310-307-3753; www.EchoTheaterCompany.com
After the death of his beloved grandfather, 9-year-old Chris is terrified of his own mortality. And his closet. And Christmas. Then he meets a skittish pony named Atom Ant. As two boys in the girlie world of show jumping, they learn that the world’s not as scary when you put yourself second.
In Case of Emergency, a new site-specific play presented by Chalk Repertory Theatre, opening June 3 for four weeks, taking place in a garage at an actual private home in a different neighborhood each weekend; June 3-5, Montrose; June 10-12, Atwater Village; June 24-26, July 1-3, Pasadena.
It's twisted love poetry on the edge of madness and merriment –a sword fight with masked kings, prophesying puppets, and singing clowns. The Rogues bring their “whirligig of ferocious creativity” (LA Weekly) to remix Shakespeare’s iconic scenes and make the Bard roll over in his grave.
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is playing at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre. 8 p.m. Tues.-Sat. 2 p.m. Sat. 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sun.(no show Mon.) DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST features the animated film’s Academy Award®-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman.
The Emmy® Award-winning 56th Annual L.A. County Holiday Celebration – your L.A. tradition! Music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the many neighborhoods and cultures of the region celebrate the season during this free three-hour holiday show that is perfect for the whole family.
From the early hits to later classics (I Want To Hold Your Hand, Hard Day’s Night, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Let It Be, Come Together, Hey Jude and more), this adoring tribute will take you back to a time when all you needed was love, and a little help from your friends!