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Comedy, Music, Acrobatics and More at Teatro Martini Dinner Cabaret

at Teatro Martini, Buena Park
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FULL PRICE: $74.05
OFFER PRICE: $39

Teatro Martini's sizzling dinner spectacular features an edgy combination of cabaret, comedy, music and cirque-style aerials and acrobatics. The Teatro Martini experience comes complete with a four-co... [more+]

Teatro Martini's sizzling dinner spectacular features an edgy combination of cabaret, comedy, music and cirque-style aerials and acrobatics. The Teatro Martini experience comes complete with a four-course meal. As you dine on your gourmet entree, you'll be captivated by an energetic show of non-stop comedy, daring acrobatic acts, live music and more. Teatro Martini's performers come from across the globe to provide you with a captivating and tantalizing getaway from the ordinary. [less-]

2019 Season at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center

at Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton
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Thu, October 24
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $19

From live theater to modern dance, jazz to local country music, Fullerton's Muckenthaler Cultural Center showcases exceptional entertainment. In 2019, guests will experience a rum tasting and seafarin... [more+]

From live theater to modern dance, jazz to local country music, Fullerton's Muckenthaler Cultural Center showcases exceptional entertainment. In 2019, guests will experience a rum tasting and seafarin’ music with John Kraus And The Goers, Motown hits with Dallas and Doll, and doo-wop by The Alley Cats. Plus, Celtic bluegrass, Christmas in July, and an evening of classic jazz with the lovely Linda Purl. [less-]

"A Nice Family Gathering"

at Westminster Community Playhouse, Westminster
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FULL PRICE: $22
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A story about a man who loved his wife so much, he almost told her. It's Thanksgiving Day and the first family gathering at the Lundeen household since the Patriarch died. At the gathering, Dad comes ... [more+]

A story about a man who loved his wife so much, he almost told her. It's Thanksgiving Day and the first family gathering at the Lundeen household since the Patriarch died. At the gathering, Dad comes back as a ghost with a mission: to tell his wife he loved her, something he neglected to tell her while he was alive. After all, they were only married for 41 years. The problem is, she can't hear or see him. The trouble begins when Mom invites a date for dinner. [less-]

"An Inspector Calls"

at Westminster Community Playhouse, Westminster
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FULL PRICE: $22
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In an English industrial city, a young girl commits suicide and an inspector calls on an eminently respectable British family, subjecting them to a routine inquiry in connection with the death. The fa... [more+]

In an English industrial city, a young girl commits suicide and an inspector calls on an eminently respectable British family, subjecting them to a routine inquiry in connection with the death. The family is straight-laced and closely knit. But what lurks beneath are brought to the surface when all members of the group are implicated in the girl’s undoing. "An Inspector Calls" is an effective presentation of how humans react and what they will do for self-preservation. [less-]

Crazy Antics Abound in "Murder Runs in the Family"

at Westminster Community Playhouse, Westminster
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FULL PRICE: $22
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Heather Pallfeather is a damsel in distress whose stepfather just kicked the bucket. Or did somebody kick it for him? With this crazy family it’s hard to tell. To get to the truth she hires a privat... [more+]

Heather Pallfeather is a damsel in distress whose stepfather just kicked the bucket. Or did somebody kick it for him? With this crazy family it’s hard to tell. To get to the truth she hires a private eye named Jack Sparks to act as her fiancé for the reading of the will. Sparks thinks of himself as a pretty shrewd cookie … until the lights go out and he starts to crumble. Throw in the mother who gets lost in her own house, a cousin who’s married to a known convict, interchangeable twins, a stepsister, and a butler with the personality of a tongue depressor and the hilarity begins. Enjoy the antics of "Murder Runs in the Family" at the Westminster Community Playhouse. [less-]

"Little House on The Prairie" The Musical

at Westminster Community Playhouse, Westminster
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FULL PRICE: $25
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Based on the TV series, and now seen through the magic of live theatre, this musical follows the Ingalls family‘s journey westward to a new settlement where Ma and Pa Ingalls hope to make a better l... [more+]

Based on the TV series, and now seen through the magic of live theatre, this musical follows the Ingalls family‘s journey westward to a new settlement where Ma and Pa Ingalls hope to make a better life for their children. It tells the story of their struggle to keep their land claim. In story, song and dance, we see the interaction between the Ingalls Family and their newfound friends (and foes). Most of all, the story follows Laura as she grows from the wild child who loves to run free, into a woman who embraces the responsibilities of her own future while struggling to remain true to herself. [less-]

"The Dinner Detective": Interactive Murder Mystery

at Four Points by Sheraton Anaheim, Anaheim
OFFER DATES:
Sat, October 26
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FULL PRICE: $118
OFFER PRICE: $59

Named the best show of its kind across the country, "The Dinner Detective" comes to Anaheim's Four Points by Sheraton to serve up a tasty whodunit along with a delicious four-course dinner. And since ... [more+]

Named the best show of its kind across the country, "The Dinner Detective" comes to Anaheim's Four Points by Sheraton to serve up a tasty whodunit along with a delicious four-course dinner. And since this comedic murder mystery is set in the present day, you'll never know whether someone at your table is one of the talented cast of improvisers. In fact, everyone's a suspect, including you. The event starts out with a reception featuring tray-passed hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, followed by the meal, which includes a salad, entree and dessert. Between courses you can expect plenty of murder, mayhem and hidden clues coming to light as you puzzle through the crime. The top sleuth even wins a prize package at the end of the evening -- not to mention serious bragging rights. [less-]

"Plan 9 From Outer Space": Stage Version of the Worst Film Ever Made

at Maverick Theater, Fullerton
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FULL PRICE: $20
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Ed Wood's 1959 film "Plan 9 From Outer Space" has earned cult status as "the worst film ever made." The film features flying saucers, zombies and cardboard tombstones, and was Bela Lugosi's last scree... [more+]

Ed Wood's 1959 film "Plan 9 From Outer Space" has earned cult status as "the worst film ever made." The film features flying saucers, zombies and cardboard tombstones, and was Bela Lugosi's last screen appearance. It's the story of a pair of aliens who set up shop in a cemetery, set on stopping humans from creating a weapon that could destroy the universe. Now the oddly endearing disaster gets a campy, fully staged treatment by Staged Cinema Productions at Maverick Theater in Fullerton. [less-]

"Anne of Green Gables"

at Chance Theater, Anaheim
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Generations of readers have adored the best-selling novel "Anne of Green Gables," and now the musical adaptation of the beloved book hits the stage at Chance Theater. The Cuthberts expect to adopt a b... [more+]

Generations of readers have adored the best-selling novel "Anne of Green Gables," and now the musical adaptation of the beloved book hits the stage at Chance Theater. The Cuthberts expect to adopt a boy, but receive, instead, a red-haired, wide-eyed orphan girl. Though clever young Anne Shirley has a penchant for getting into trouble, she works her way into the hearts of her adoptive parents as well as the residents of rural Prince Edward Island. It’s a heartwarming story for the whole family. [less-]

NTLive screening: "All My Sons" with Sally Field and Bill Pullman

at Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine
OFFER DATES:
Thu, January 23
FULL PRICE: $22
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Broadcast in HD from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award winner Sally Field ("Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters_) and Bill Pullman (_The Sinner, Independence Day") star in Arthur Miller’s blister... [more+]

Broadcast in HD from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award winner Sally Field ("Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters_) and Bill Pullman (_The Sinner, Independence Day") star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama "All My Sons". America, 1947. Despite hard choices and even harder knocks, Joe and Kate Keller are a success story. They have built a home, raised two sons and established a thriving business. But nothing lasts forever, and their contented lives, already shadowed by the loss of their eldest boy to war, are about to shatter. With the return of a figure from the past, long buried truths are forced to the surface, and the price of their American dream is laid bare in this screening at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. [less-]

"Disney's Beauty and the Beast" Live on Stage

at The GEM Theater, Garden Grove
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FULL PRICE: $30 - $45
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Bringing one of Disney's most acclaimed animated musicals to life on stage takes a lot of magic. If you don't believe us now, just wait until you see see the fully functional clock on Cogsworth's face... [more+]

Bringing one of Disney's most acclaimed animated musicals to life on stage takes a lot of magic. If you don't believe us now, just wait until you see see the fully functional clock on Cogsworth's face, or the real flames burning from Lumiere's candle hands. [less-]

MenAlive Presents: "Merry & Bright: Sounds of Joy"

at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, La Mirada
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Sat, December 21
Sat, December 21
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $15

The OC Gay Men's Chorus, aka MenAlive, have shared the stage with none other than Miss Liza Minnelli, so you know they know how to put on a show. And they prove it every year with their always enterta... [more+]

The OC Gay Men's Chorus, aka MenAlive, have shared the stage with none other than Miss Liza Minnelli, so you know they know how to put on a show. And they prove it every year with their always entertaining holiday spectacular, which they're bringing to the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts this Christmas for the first time in their 19-year history. [less-]

"Sherlock Holmes: Here There Be Dragons"

at Camino Real Playhouse, San Juan Capistrano
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FULL PRICE: $22
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A World Premiere play! In 1880's London, there are gruesome killings in Whitechapel. The police are baffled. Inspector Lestrade turns to the one man who could help, Sherlock Holmes! Join Holmes, Watso... [more+]

A World Premiere play! In 1880's London, there are gruesome killings in Whitechapel. The police are baffled. Inspector Lestrade turns to the one man who could help, Sherlock Holmes! Join Holmes, Watson and Lestrade as they try to find this fiendish killer in one of the most horrific cases of the Great Detective's career. Match your wits with Holmes to find this famous killer. Directed by Dan Blackley. [less-]

"That's So Drag!" Brunch Show

at Rib Trader Restaurant, Orange
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Sun, October 20
FULL PRICE: $37.37
OFFER PRICE: $24.99

Nothing pairs better with brunch than a posse of glamorous, in-your-face, take-no-prisoners drag queens. Well, except for a mimosa or two -- but fortunately this event has you covered there as well.... [more+]

Nothing pairs better with brunch than a posse of glamorous, in-your-face, take-no-prisoners drag queens. Well, except for a mimosa or two -- but fortunately this event has you covered there as well. [less-]

"Picasso at the Lapin Agile"

at Whittier Center Theatre, Whittier
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Fri, November 08
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FULL PRICE: $18
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Two geniuses walk into a bar ... That is the premise of this absurdist comedy of big ideas from the pen of wild-and-crazy Steve Martin. The time is 1904, and the Lapin Agile is a Paris hang-out for ar... [more+]

Two geniuses walk into a bar ... That is the premise of this absurdist comedy of big ideas from the pen of wild-and-crazy Steve Martin. The time is 1904, and the Lapin Agile is a Paris hang-out for artists, philosophers, and neighborhood drinkers. On this particular night, though, some big brains are going to collide and the questions of what constitutes genius and how art and science influence our everyday lives will be explored by the bar’s regulars, with some inspiration from none other than Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein. You’ll laugh, you may cry and you will definitely think! See "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" at the Whittier Center Theatre [less-]

"Aubergine": Love, Family & Food

at Segerstrom Stage, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa
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Award-winning Korean-American playwright Julia Cho set out to write a short play solely about food, but the recent loss of her father added an unexpected texture and flavor to the work, resulting in a... [more+]

Award-winning Korean-American playwright Julia Cho set out to write a short play solely about food, but the recent loss of her father added an unexpected texture and flavor to the work, resulting in a play "The Los Angeles Times" hailed “a rare form of entertainment, closer perhaps to enlightenment.” You'll no doubt be ready to partake in your own meaningful meal before or after the show, and there ae plenty of restaurants to choose from in and around the OC theater district. [less-]

Rapid-Fire Comedy "The Canadians"

at Julianne Argyros Stage, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa
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FULL PRICE: $67 - $80
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Life is good in Port Alison, Manitoba -- Thursday night hockey, beers at The Peg, nice people. But lately Gordy’s interests lean more toward "The Magic Flute" and pottery classes. When his pal, Bren... [more+]

Life is good in Port Alison, Manitoba -- Thursday night hockey, beers at The Peg, nice people. But lately Gordy’s interests lean more toward "The Magic Flute" and pottery classes. When his pal, Brendan, is gifted two all-expenses-paid tickets on a gay cruise, it’s the opportunity of a lifetime -- to experience life far from Canada! In this quick-change comedy where five actors play a ship-load of characters, small chances might lead to big changes. But can Gordy step out of his comfort zone? [less-]

"Gene Kelly: The Legacy"

at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, La Mirada
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Sun, October 20
FULL PRICE: $34 - $46
OFFER PRICE: $17 - $23

Has there ever been a list of “Greatest Film Musicals” or “Greatest Movie Dance Sequences” that didn’t include Gene Kelly? If so, ignore that list and relish Kelly’s incredible legacy and ... [more+]

Has there ever been a list of “Greatest Film Musicals” or “Greatest Movie Dance Sequences” that didn’t include Gene Kelly? If so, ignore that list and relish Kelly’s incredible legacy and life with this hugely entertaining one-woman show performed by his wife, Patricia Ward Kelly. [less-]

"Electricity", Hit LGBTQ Play at Oscar's Cabaret

at Oscar’s Café & Bar, Palm Springs
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Tue, October 29
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FULL PRICE: $45
OFFER PRICE: $22.50

Terry Ray, the writer behind this electric play, has said: “When I wrote "Electricity" I wanted to capture the journey that nearly all the LGBTQ+ community has taken — the journey of transitioning... [more+]

Terry Ray, the writer behind this electric play, has said: “When I wrote "Electricity" I wanted to capture the journey that nearly all the LGBTQ+ community has taken — the journey of transitioning from thinking there is something wrong with you for being gay — to accepting yourself for who you truly are and demanding equality.” It’s a powerful purpose, and a powerful play you won’t soon forget. [less-]

"Harlem 100"

at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Cerritos
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Sun, November 17
FULL PRICE: $70
OFFER PRICE: $38

Created in collaboration with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, "Harlem 100" captures the sights and sounds of the city when legendary artists such as Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, a... [more+]

Created in collaboration with the National Jazz Museum in Harlem, "Harlem 100" captures the sights and sounds of the city when legendary artists such as Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, and Billie Holiday made it the cultural center of the country. The multimedia production features a band and dancers celebrating the music of Waller, Ellington, Holiday, Bessie Smith, and Ethel Waters. [less-]

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