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After a sell-out tour across Australia, Lewis Carroll's timeless classic Alice in Wonderland comes to life on stage in the most hilarious-filled madcap fun at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. Tumble down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature's most beloved heroines, in her adventures through Wonderland.
A handful of brilliant actors and puppeteers play over 20 unforgettable characters using their ingenious stagecraft and limitless possibilities of imagination to bring this beloved story to life. Featuring colorful characters like the White Rabbit, the eccentric Mad Hatter, the Cheshire Cat and, of course, the boisterous Queen of Hearts, Alice in Wonderland has delighted audiences young and old for generations.
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!
A scrumptious and sumptuous complimentary buffet supper starts off the event, then "on with the show!" as acclaimed Actors' Repertory Theatre brings you 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 5 decades of Santa Monica Playhouse productions. Finger-snapping 40s jazz, foot-stompin' country rock, Jewish patter songs, romantic ballads, this show has it all! Add champagne, non-alcoholic sparkling cider, hats, tiaras, leis, noisemakers and surprises and you have a not-to-be-missed New Year's Eve celebration.
Bursting with family-friendly holiday merriment, ANW's beloved tradition returns for another round of boundless good cheer. Celebrate the season with Dickens' timeless tale of forgiveness, change, and the life-changing power of kindness to our fellow man.
Do you hear what I hear? It's Christmas Eve, Marley is dead, and Scrooge is all alone. But not for long. For soon he will be visited by 3 spirits...and his life will change...forever.
Panto at The Playhouse, now in its fifth year, has become a "must do" holiday tradition for Southern California residents. Cinderella Christmas is the latest Holiday Spectacular presented by Lythgoe Family Productions in the style of the traditional British Panto. A Panto is interactive holiday fun for all ages, and the timeless tale of Cinderella will feature comedy, magic, dancers from So You Think You Can Dance, and contemporary music from Taylor Swift to the Bee Gees.
Get your entire family into the spirit of the season with a Carpenter Center holiday tradition of cherished Vince Guaraldi tunes and more—starring jazz pianist David Benoit, featured vocalist Sara Gazarek, and special appearance by the All-American Boys Chorus!
Gift Certificates is an unforgettable and engaging fable of sharing and compassion that features an array of music from Otis Redding to Tchaikovsky.
As America's hottest illusionist, Jason Bishop mystifies with stunning and original state-of-the art magic, award-winning sleight of hand, and one-of-a-kind grand illusions delivered with a totally modern energy and an outstanding rock soundtrack. From exclusive grand illusions to close-up magic projected onto a huge screen—no other touring illusionist showcases such a diverse array of talents and virtuosity!
The cantankerous and orphaned Mary Lennox is taken away from her home in India to live with her reclusive uncle in the Yorkshire Moors. This award-winning adaptation stays true to the cherished book as Mary discovers a garden that changes her life, and that of those around her. For ages 7 and up.
When the worlds of bears and people collide, everyone learns that girls and bears aren't as ferocious as they may seem! Featuring an unforgettable score and some fun twists to a classic story every child knows and loves, this humorous adaptation is "just right" for the whole family! For ages 4 and up.