Feb 27 - Mar 21 2015
Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra kicks of LBSC’s Season of Spectacle, featuring history’s most famous lovers! Mark Antony struggles with his passion for the world’s most desirable woman, his political power, and his honor. Cleopatra battles to keep her lover and Egypt. Set in Ancient Egypt and Classic Rome! Beautiful costumes! Live music! Exotic Dancing! Pirates! A feast for your eyes, ears, and heart! Age cannot wither her, nor custom staleHer infinite variety. --Antony and Cleopatra, Act 2, Scene 2
Apr 04 2015
Features some of the current noted scholars of Shakespeare. Whether you are new to Shakespeare or a long-time fan, the goal of this Series is to bring you closer to Shakespeare and his work. “Such as we are made of, such we be”: Women on and off the Stage in Shakespeare’s England.” Saturday, April 4 at 8pm How did Shakespeare’s contemporaries think about women? How did their expectations and ideas affect Shakespeare? We will take a look at the prevailing medical, philosophical, and political ideas about women, in order to examine a few of Shakespeare’s best known comic and tragic roles for women. Martine van Elk is a professor of English literature at California State University, Long Beach. She is the author of numerous articles on Shakespeare, early modern women, and other subjects. She is currently working on a study of early modern women writers.
Apr 10 - Apr 18 2015
Back by Popular Demand! Mark Twain versus William Shakespeare! April 10th through April 18th, it’s a one-man show in which Mark Twain discusses his ideas about who wrote Shakespeare’s plays. The performance is adapted from Twain’s “Is Shakespeare Dead,” and includes a passage from Huckleberry Finn. No matter which side of the authorship question you’re on, this is a humorous and thought-provoking presentation, starring LBSC’s Man of a Thousand Characters, Carl Wawrina!
Apr 19 2015
Free Event!LBSC's Free Speaker Series features some of the current noted scholars of Shakespeare. Whether you are new to Shakespeare or a long-time fan, the goal of this Series is to bring you closer to Shakespeare and his work. April 19th at 2pm, Skip Nicholson, a master teacher for the National Endowment for the Humanities in the Folger's Teaching Shakespeare Institute, and an instructor in the University of California, Riverside's "Shakespeare: Text & Theatre" summer program in Stratford-upon-Avon, will speak about "What's Past is Prologue: The Tempest and the Rest."
Apr 24 - Apr 26 2015
(SHARK)SPEARE. . .IS. . .COMING!!!!The Long Beach Shakespeare Company presents Sharkspeare: Titus (SHARK)dronicus! This alternative take on the Bard is a wild and irreverent parody of William Shakespeare’s bloodiest revenge story, featuring LIVE DRAMA, LIVE MUSIC, and LIVE SHARKS (in the form of puppets)! If you like Sharknado, you’ll LOVE (SHARK)speare!!! This program may be inappropriate for young audiences, or really, anyone.
Oct 16 - Oct 18 2015
2015 The Day the Earth Stood Still Arch Obler's Lights Out: Chicken Heart
Oct 30 - Nov 01 2015
2015 Radio show: War of the Worlds In partnership with The Planetary Society, the evening also features a half-hour multi-media presentation from Mat Kaplan, host of public radio's Planetary Radio, who will present an update with the very latest from Mars' new "rover," Curiosity! Click on title to read more...
FLEX PASS CARD
The ultimate in flexibility and convenience. This ‘open’ pass is redeemable for 10 tickets to the Richard Goad Theatre. Attend 10 individual performances throughout the season (Jan-Dec 2015), or bring a companion to five performances, or use your pass for one or two family nights out…it is good for any combination amounting to ten tickets. It's up to you! Just call the Theatre at least 48 hours in advance of the performance you would like to attend to reserve your seats. Price: $100
Mini Flex Pass
The Mini pass is $50 for 4 entries to the theatre.
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