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5 Shows You Need to See in Los Angeles this February

February 1, 2017 by Anne Berkowitz
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If you’re looking for a unique Valentine’s Day gift or activity, we’ve got a few ideas. The Los Angeles theater scene is bursting with a variety of engaging shows that will please any kind of theater-going couple!

1. God Looked Away at The Pasadena Playhouse


February 8 – March 19

Stars of stage and screen Al Pacino and Judith Light join forces to tell this seismic story about Tennessee Williams. You’ll be on the edge of your seat as you watch two of America’s most beloved actors tackle the inner battle of one of America’s most beloved playwrights! Get $25 mobile Rush tickets to God Looked Away here.

2. Fun Home at Center Theatre Group

Photo Credit: Fun Home

February 21 – April 1

This groundbreaking musical was the toast of Broadway, winning the hearts of critics, audiences, and Tony Award voters alike. Fun Home explores the life of a woman at three different ages as she unravels the many mysteries of her childhood and family. (Bring tissues!) Fun Home will be playing at the Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre starting on February 21.

3. 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips at the Wallis

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Photo Credit: Kneehigh Theatre

February 8 – March 5

Kneehigh Theatre, who wowed audiences at The Wallis with Brief Encounter, returns with 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips. Kneehigh’s signature sorcery of music, puppetry and foolishness makes for a highly memorable night of theater, and you’ll learn about the D-Day landings in an entirely new way! Get tickets to 946 here.

Looking for the perfect night out? Join us on Thursday night performances of 946 for AfterParty @ The Wallis! You’ll get an exclusive $30 ticket, a free drink, and a post-show AfterParty with Wallis artists and theatergoers.

4. Once On This Island at 3D Theatricals


February 10 – February 19 at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
February 24 – March 5 at Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts Center

Once on this Island is a highly original Caribbean adaptation of The Little Mermaid. The show, which was nominated for 8 Tony Awards during its Broadway run, follows a peasant girl on a tropical island who discovers the power of love in a world of prejudice. It’s a powerful story for our time and a very moving night of theater! Get tickets to Once on this Island here.

5. Long Day’s Journey Into Night at Geffen Playhouse

Photo Credit: Geffen Playhouse

January 31 – March 18

Eugene O’Neill’s masterpiece pulls back the curtain on the Connecticut home of the Tyrone family, where deep-seated resentments and bourbon-fueled tirades cause a family to expose their darkest natures. Don’t miss this powerful classic, which is currently running at Geffen Playhouse until March 18.

With great variety of shows coming to town, there is something here for everyone! Let us know what you decide to see on Facebook and Twitter.