TAGGED WITH FAMILY
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.
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
Join Laura on a booze-soaked journey into hilarity, death and dementia. In 2009, she leaves LA and goes to Atlanta to take care of her aging father. A rollicking road trip gets derailed by ghosts of the past, late night Food Network binges and pill fueled hallucinations as she finds her way home.
Pinocchio is a naughty puppet! And he’ll never be a “real boy” until he goes to school—and stays out of trouble. But there are so many temptations along the way. Get set for lots of comedy, songs and clowning around as Pinocchio learns about love and family—and what it means to be human.
42ND STREET is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and some of the greatest songs ever written, including “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and of course “42nd Street.”
It’s been years since he disappeared, but Emily is still haunted by dreams of her twin brother, Becket. in this evocative memory play by Wendy Graf. 8/20 - 9/18. Sacred Fools Theater Black Box, 6322 Santa Monica Blvd. LA, CA 90038, $25,(323)960-7745; www.plays411.com/becket.