MOVE: THE HISTORY OF A HAND Opens Next Week At Cal Rep! Photo MOVE: THE HISTORY OF A HAND Opens Next Week At Cal Rep!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

MOVE: The History of a Hand is a look at the nature, use, and possibility of our hands created by the ensemble under the direction of CSULB's Head of Movement Ezra LeBank.

MOVE: THE HISTORY OF A HAND, A LOOK AT MODERN MOBILITY Opens Next Week at California  Photo MOVE: THE HISTORY OF A HAND, A LOOK AT MODERN MOBILITY Opens Next Week at California Repertory Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

MOVE: The History of a Hand is a look at the nature, use, and possibility of our hands created by the ensemble under the direction of CSULB's Head of Movement Ezra LeBank.

ROMEO & JULIET: HARD WAY HOME Comes to University Theatre Photo ROMEO & JULIET: HARD WAY HOME Comes to University Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Romeo & Juliet: Hard Way Home will open at the CSULB University Theatre on Friday November 8th at 7:30 PM. An adaptation conceived by director Beth Lopes, the production will have a single preview performance on November 7th at 7:30 PM. Performances will continue through November 16th.

HOOKMAN Opens At CalRep This Week Photo HOOKMAN Opens At CalRep This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Lauren Yee's Hookman is a horror fairytale brought to life by the trauma of sexual assault. a?oeYee is one of the most important new voices in American playwriting today; her recent LA productions of Cambodian Rock Band and King of the Yees showcase her brilliance in telling family dramas in virtuosic and comedic waysa??, says Artistic Director Jeff Janisheski.

MUD Comes to CalRep Photo MUD Comes to CalRep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Artistic Director Jeff Janisheski says, a?oeWe open our season with María Irene Fornés' seminal work Mud. Fornés is often referred to as the American theatre's Mother of the Avant-Garde.a?? This production of Mud will be part of the national Celebrando Fornés Festival promoting the life and legacy of this deeply influential playwright, including a panel discussion hosted by Cal Rep. This story of survival chosen for our Cal Rep season mirrors our current dark times as a country - and like all great plays, they shine a light for a way forward. This season marks the third year of Cal Rep's Devising Democracy, a four-year project a?oeto tackle the crucial issues facing our nation, devising is about creating a democratic space - in the rehearsal room and in our world,a?? says Janisheski.

California Repertory Company Announces 2019 - 2020 Season Photo California Repertory Company Announces 2019 - 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

California Repertory Company announces productions for the 2019a?"2020 season.

BWW Review: IN THE PENAL COLONY at Cal State U Long Beach STUDIO THEATER Photo BWW Review: IN THE PENAL COLONY at Cal State U Long Beach STUDIO THEATER
by Maria Nockin - May 4, 2019

in Long Beach (CSULB). Based on the story by Franz Kafka, the opera has words by Rudolph Wurlitzer and, in this production, added text by Juliette Carillo based on interviews with members of  Rising Scholars.  The latter is a CSULB group consisting of former inmates and family members of people who have served time. 

Cal Rep And LBO Collaborate To Stage IN THE PENAL COLONY Photo Cal Rep And LBO Collaborate To Stage IN THE PENAL COLONY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

California Repertory Company (CSULB Theatre Arts Department) is collaborating with the Long Beach Opera to produce the Southern California premiere of In the Penal Colony, a pocket opera by Philip Glass. Jeff Janisheski, the Artistic Director of California Repertory Company, is directing the production. In the Penal Colony combines theatre and opera to tell Franz Kafka's dystopian short story about the struggles of capital punishment, morality, and the darkness of the human spirit.

THE REVOLUTIONISTS Directed By Jessica Hanna Opens At Cal Rep This Friday Photo THE REVOLUTIONISTS Directed By Jessica Hanna Opens At Cal Rep This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

California Repertory Company (CSULB Theatre Arts Department) presents the Southern California premiere of The Revolutionists, a comedic play written by Lauren Gunderson.  The Revolutionists takes a step backward in time, following the lives of four rebellious, uncompromising women who fight for friendship, liberty and equality. Cal Rep is honored to introduce this bold comedy to the residents of Southern California.

Cal Rep Premieres New Play A LIVE MIXTAPE This Friday Photo Cal Rep Premieres New Play A LIVE MIXTAPE This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

California Repertory Company (CSULB Theatre Arts Department) presents the new play A Live Mixtape written by Long Beach native and CSULB alumna Tahirih Moeller. Tahirih was a student of the award-winning playwright Patricia Loughrey who wrote Dear Harvey, produced by Cal Rep in Fall 2018. It is a particular honor to have both teacher and student produced in the same season!

Long Beach Opera Presents Glass' IN THE PENAL COLONY This Spring Photo Long Beach Opera Presents Glass' IN THE PENAL COLONY This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Long Beach Opera (LBO) premieres Philip Glass' In the Penal Colony in collaboration with California Repertory Company (CalRep) April 25 (sold out), 26, 27 (sold out), at 7:30 PM; April 28 (sold out), at 2:30 PM; May 2, 3, 4, at 7:30 PM; and May 5 (sold out), at 2:30PM at the CSULB Studio Theater, 1250 N. Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90815. Performed in English.

Cal Rep CSULB Theatre Arts Announces Spring 2019 Season Photo Cal Rep CSULB Theatre Arts Announces Spring 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Artistic Director and Chair of the CSULB Theatre Arts Department Jeff Janisheski continues his 3rd season strengthening partnerships with artists in our community.  This season features artists from across the creative spectrum: Welcoming professional directors such has Ovation-nominated Kari Hayter and Bootleg Theater co-founder Jessica Hanna, and Bruce A Lemon Jr., Artistic Director of Watts Village Theater. Jeff Janisheski says, "Cal Rep's spring season celebrates community: those that are already in our orbit, the new voices we champion, and the community partners and artists we want to work with."

THE DRUNKEN CITY Opens At Cal Rep Photo THE DRUNKEN CITY Opens At Cal Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

A whirlwind night on the town closes California Repertory Company's fall season with laughs and revelations. The Drunken City by Adam Bock plays at the University Theatre from November 29-December 8.

THE DRUNKEN CITY Opens At Cal Rep Photo THE DRUNKEN CITY Opens At Cal Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

A whirlwind night on the town closes California Repertory Company's fall season with laughs and revelations. The Drunken City by Adam Bock plays at the University Theatre from November 29-December 8.

US Premiere of THE FUNFAIR By Simon Stephens Opens At Cal Rep Next Week Photo US Premiere of THE FUNFAIR By Simon Stephens Opens At Cal Rep Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

California Repertory Company continues its 30th Season with the spectacle of The Funfair by Tony award-winning playwright Simon Stephens. In a world of brutality and banality audiences are immersed into the Funfair where the fun feels free. Power plays fueled by misogyny and capitalism push lovers Cash and Caroline onto an emotional high wire without a net. The United States premiere of The Funfair opens November 2nd in the Studio Theatre.

Harvey Milk Play DEAR HARVEY Opens At Cal Rep Photo Harvey Milk Play DEAR HARVEY Opens At Cal Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

California Repertory Company continues its 30th Anniversary Season with Dear Harvey by Patricia Loughrey. Opening during LGBT History Month and on National Coming Out Day, October 11, 2018, Dear Harvey, pays tribute to Harvey Milk one of the first openly gay elected official in the history of California. Despite his short career in politics, Harvey Milk became an icon of hope. This year marks the 40th anniversary of his assassination.

THE GHOSTS OF LOTE BRAVO Opens At Cal Rep Photo THE GHOSTS OF LOTE BRAVO Opens At Cal Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

2018 California Repertory Company begins its 2018-2019 season with The Ghosts of Lote Bravo by Hilary Bettis.  The play centers on a mother and daughter who struggle to survive in violent Ciudad Juarez. Guided by La Santa Muerte, Juanda sees her daughter Raquel in a new light, ultimately learning about Raquel's hidden hopes, dreams, and courage. It is a gritty and emotional new work exposing the raw underbelly of The United States' relationship with Mexico and shows the human carnage left in NAFTA's wake.

California Repertory Company Announces 2018-19 Season Photo California Repertory Company Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

California Repertory Company (Cal Rep) announces its 30th Anniversary season which celebrates 3 decades of risk-taking theater by showcasing the work of local artists and bringing a range of World, West Coast and Southern California Premieres to Long Beach. 

Long Beach Opera Announces 2018-2019 Season Photo Long Beach Opera Announces 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Long Beach Opera celebrates two milestones in the 2018-2019 season - its fortieth anniversary and the 20th anniversary of Andreas Mitisek leading the company as artistic director. 

What to See in Los Angeles Theater: Week of March 26, 2018 to April 02, 2018 Photo What to See in Los Angeles Theater: Week of March 26, 2018 to April 02, 2018
by BWW - Mar 26, 2018

Read below for BroadwayWorld's listings of shows in Los Angeles from Monday, March 26, 2018 to Monday, April 02, 2018 including local shows, regional productions and tours. Looking for a fun, inspiring or moving night at the theatre? Click on a show below for tickets, show information, articles, videos, photos & more... Want to browse all shows in Los Angeles?

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