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It's the timeless Rudie-DeCarlo musical comedy All About Santa. Santa has disappeared! Can Mrs. Claus keep the home fires burning and the toy shop churning until he can be found? And how can the inhabitants of the North Pole save the spirit of the holidays from the diabolical machinations of an all-too-commercial world? Complete with perky elves, zany inventors, toy soldiers and porcelain dolls, audiences boo the villain, cheer the heroine, and help to save the day in this delightful holiday event, perfect for the whole family! Birthday and tea parties available in conjunction with every performance. Great for family gatherings and holiday parties, too!
A scrumptious and sumptuous complimentary buffet supper starts off the event, then "on with the show!" with a highly entertaining, family-friendly Rudie-DeCarlo musical revue, with prizes, sing-a-long songs, dancing in the aisles, humor, and other delights culled from five decades of Santa Monica Playhouse productions. This show has it all! Add champagne, nonalcoholic sparkling cider, hats, tiaras, leis, noisemakers, and surprises, and you have a not-to-be-missed New Year's Eve celebration. The 9:30pm show features a midnight meet 'n' greet with the cast. The 6pm show is perfect for the entire family to celebrate New Year's Eve together. And the special pre-New-Year's-Eve show on Saturday, December 30, at 7:30pm gives you an extra chance to celebrate!
Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose is an updated version of the classic tale in the style of a traditional British family pantomime. The show features family-friendly magic with a comedic twist, dancing (with So You Think You Can Dance alums), contemporary music, and more.
Adapted from Daniel Wallace's novel and Tim Burton's acclaimed film, and featuring spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family and The Wild Party), Big Fish is a fantastical musical that illustrates the larger-than-life anecdotes of Edward Bloom, a man nearing the end of his life. This fact has compelled his grown son Will to embark on an adventure of his own — to unravel his real dad from the myths of his tall tales. Filled with magic, love, luck, and crazy coincidences, this rollicking fantasy set in the American South is a tribute to the power of dreaming big.
Recommendation: good for all ages.
Fancy Nancy and her friends Bree, Rhonda, Wanda, and Lionel are going to be performing in their very first show, Deep Sea Dances. Nancy is positive, that's fancy for 100 percent sure, that she and Bree will be picked to be mermaids. When another girl wins the coveted role of the mermaid, Nancy is stuck playing a dreary, dull tree. Can Nancy bring fancy flair to her role, even though it isn't the one she wanted?
In this charming musical adaptation of Frederick, the award-winning book by Leo Lionni, summer is quickly turning to fall and all the mice are out collecting supplies for the cold winter that lies ahead — all except for Frederick, who seems to have his head in the clouds, or so it would appear. When winter finally arrives, it is Frederick who has stored something special that helps save the day. With a foot-tapping score that adds to the fun, Frederick is a perfect introduction to musical theater for our youngest audiences.
Seven-year-old orphan Pip's encounter with an escaped convict begins a series of events that will change his life forever. Some of Charles Dickens' most memorable characters are vividly brought to life in this anarchic and joyful one-man adaptation of the classic tale.
Note: This show is suitable for ages 10 and up.
From the composer and lyricist of Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood — a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It's a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams, and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind.
Filled with world-class magic, fantastic storytelling, audience participation, and incredible live music by Céline Dion's concert cellist, this intimate performance weaves original, thought-provoking illusions, wit, humor, and dazzling live music together with an entertaining theatrical twist.
James Henry Trotter lives with two ghastly hags — his odious aunts — and he's a very lonely little boy indeed. One day, something peculiar happens. At the end of the garden, a peach starts to grow and grow…and grow. Inside that peach are seven very unusual insects, all waiting to take James on a magical adventure of enormous proportions. We invite you to crawl inside the giant peach and take a peek. Based on Roald Dahl's beloved book and featuring music by the Tony and Academy Award-winning songwriting team behind Dear Evan Hansen, Dogfight, and La La Land, this family musical takes you on an amazing voyage across the ocean.
Recommendation: Wonderful for the entire family!
Jane Austen's enduring love story is brought to life as a romantic-comedy musical. The story revolves around Emma, a well-meaning but disaster-prone matchmaker who ignores her own romantic feelings while setting out to find a suitor for her friend Harriet. Her efforts go awry, of course, leading to comic complications. We invite you to fall in love again with one of Jane Austen's most adored characters, featuring an intelligent and buoyant score from Tony-nominated composer Paul Gordon (Jane Eyre).
Recommendation: Wonderful for the entire family!
When Kris Kringle, a nice, old man from a retirement home, gets a job working as a Christmas Santa at Macy's, his honest and generous spirit unleashes waves of goodwill throughout New York City, and a hint of magic in the heart of a very practical little girl. Seen as deluded and dangerous by Macy's vocational counselor, Kris ends up in a court competency hearing where his freedom and the joys of childhood fantasy are at stake. This holiday tale is one we want to believe in, where love and decency and generosity of spirit are their own rewards. Share this perennial holiday favorite with the entire family this season!
Fun (and appropriate) for everyone from 2 to 200 years old, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation. Because there's a rotating cast, audiences see different performers and games each week.
"Cows that type? Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such a thing?" The much-loved children's book is brought to life in a colorful, captivating live musical sure to capture the attention of little ones, their mom, dad, and grandparents!