A normal production of the Broadway legend Les Misérables is overtaken by a bunch of foul-mouthed puppets who want to throw a revolution of their own. Both a loving tribute and a brutal deconstruction of the “greatest musical of all time,” this show is full of clever twists on classic songs, improvisation, and audience interaction. Warning: This production contains offensive language, sexual situations, and musical theater. It should not be viewed by children. Taken from the website.
(Photo by Jordan Kubat Photography)
The Wayward Artist is pleased to produce the pop/rock, hit musical ‘Next to Normal’! Join Diana Goodman and her family in their anything-but-normal suburban home. ‘Next to Normal’ explores the effects of extreme loss and the tolls mental illness can have on a modern-day family.
April 12 – 28, 2019
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PHOTO CREDIT: MATTHEW GILMORE
Set in a small town beauty salon in Louisiana, Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias celebrates the bond of friendship between six women in the midst of life’s challenges. Based on the playwright’s upbringing, and later adapted into the critically praised film, Steel Magnolias is a humorous, yet devastating journey of friendship, loss, and love. Taken from the website.
March 22 – May 5, 2019
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(photo credit Craig Scwartz)
In this fresh retelling of the classic Greek myth, Jason and his quest for the Golden Fleece has been reframed for our time. Join the fantastic voyage and encounter Hercules, Hera, sirens, centaurs, and more—familiar mythological figures imbued with unexpected character and depth. Taken from the website.
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(Art by Pedro Garcia)
The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
by Stephen Adly Guirgis
A hilarious, poignant, thought-provoking work, boasting a zany cast of characters that asks one of the most plaguing questions in the Christian ideology: What happened to Judas Iscariot and should we care? Taken from the website.
***For mature audience, due to strong language and subject matter***
Friday, April 5 at 7:30PM, Phillips Hall Theatre
Saturday, April 6 at 7:30PM, Phillips Hall Theatre
Sunday, April 7 at 6:30PM, Phillips Hall Theatre
(Photos by Andrew Vasquez)
In 1968, a year of watershed moments in the United States: The assassinations of Dr. Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy, lunar space exploration and the Vietnam War, Connie, a single mother gets a job at Sears in Boyle Heights, an economic hub in Los Angeles where people of all cultures and nationalities shop and work. When Connie’s son gets drafted and is sent to Vietnam, her mother makes her pray to La Virgen de Guadalupe for his protection. As Connie tries to remember how to pray, La Virgen appears to her and their friendship grows as she navigates work, love, war and her new independence. Taken from the website.
March 15 – April 14, 2019
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(Photo by Darrett Sanders)
Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girls indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals. Taken from the website.
March 16 – April 22,2019
Written and directed by comedy partners Nathan Makaryk and Geneviève Flati (both cc’ed here!)—who double as the raucous Thenardiers—this irreverent parody lampoons every aspect of the famous musical, movie, and novel. Both Les Misérables enthusiasts and haters alike will love the show, which features new versions of classic songs, tons of improvisation and audience interaction. (Taken from the press release)
April 5- May 11,2016
Katha and Ryu have become allergic to their 21st century lives. After they meet a charismatic man from a community of 1950’s re-enactors, they forsake cell phones and sushi for cigarettes and Tupperware parties. In this compulsively authentic world, Katha and Ryu are surprised by what their new neighbors – and they themselves – are willing to sacrifice for happiness. Taken from the website.
March 1st – March 31st, 2019
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It’s 1940, and celebrated psychologist William Moulton Marston has decided that he wants to create a comic book heroine who stands for valor and love in a world dominated by men and war. Over the course of a single evening, Marston, his wife Elizabeth, and their lover Olive must convince DC Comics executive Max Gaines of the value of such a heroine while downplaying their own unorthodox lifestyle. Taken from the website.