TAGGED WITH FAMILY
Emotions run high and battle lines are drawn when family and political loyalties collide in a powerful new family drama by John Fazakerley. Tony-nominated director Wilson Milam (The Lieutenant of Inishmore) helms a distinguished ensemble cast in the world premiere of Corktown ’57.
The classic story set in Depression-era Kentucky narrated by Bradley Whitford (via video), featuring the rollicking bluegrass sounds of The Get Down Boys. For ages 8+. 10/29–12/11; 24th Street Theatre, 1117 W. 24th St., LA 90007; PH: 213-745-6516; www.24thstreet.org
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.
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.
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.
Earth is Dust. Water or Bust. Join C2C for the Los Angeles debut of The Last Resort. Written and directed by Heather Fipps, The Last Resort is an interactive sci-fi comedy that looks to the future of water on this planet by integrating multimedia and new media elements in theatre
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.