Today Tix Group, parent company of ticket purveyor Goldstar, organized Theatre Week LA in 2016. This year, its mission is to get folks back in the habit of going to live shows A survey conducted by Goldstar found that only one-fourth of Los Angeles residents had attended a live event in the past year.
Theatre Week is an understated title for a promotion with two solid weeks of discounted live events; it runs from March 13 to 26. Tickets are already on sale to more than 75 productions, with prices starting at just $20.
Participating theaters span from Long Beach to Pasadena to Thousand Oaks, with subject matter even more wide-ranging.
Think of it as DineLA, but for theater! Shows include these, within a close drive:
- The Lifespan of a Fact at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood (reviewed by The Buzz)
- The Human Comedy at Actors Co-op Theatre Company in Hollywood
- Nimrod at Theatre of Note in Hollywood
- Hairspray at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood
- 30th Anniversary Celebration and Awards by the Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival, at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Hollywood
- Ava: The Secret Conversations at the Geffen Playhouse in Westwood
- La Egoista, No Place Like Gandersheim and Hungry Ghosts at the Skylight Theatre Company in Los Feliz
- To the Bone at Open Fist Theatre Company in Atwater Village
- Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord and Fetch Clay, Make Man at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City
- The Secret Garden, 1776 and A Soldier’s Play at the Ahmanson downtown
- Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and A Transparent Musical at the Mark Taper Forum downtown
- On This Side of the World and Spring Awakening at East West Players downtown
- Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo at the Microsoft Theater downtown
- Yaacobi & Leidental at the Odyssey Theatre in West LA
- Dimanche at the BroadStage on the campus of Santa Monica College
- Sunday in the Park with George, A Little Night Music and Stew at the Pasadena Playhouse
- Much Ado About Nothing, Kiss of the Spider Woman and The Book of Will at A Noise Within in Pasadena
- Love and Information at Antaeus in Glendale
For the full list of productions and to purchase tickets for these and shows in the Valley, South Bay and beyond, click here.
About Laura Foti Cohen
Laura Foti Cohen has lived in the Brookside neighborhood since 1993. She works as a freelance writer, editor and consultant. She's also a playwright affiliated with Neo Ensemble Theatre in Hollywood.
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