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Shows to See in Los Angeles Before They Close this August

August 2, 2016 by TodayTix
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All good things must come to an end. While there may only be a few chances left, it’s not too late to catch these acclaimed Los Angeles productions closing in August!

Grey Gardens

Center Theatre Group’s Ahmanson Theatre, Closes August 14

Center Theatre Group’s revival of the musical sensation Grey Gardens, based on the classic documentary of the same title and starring Broadway’s legendary Betty Buckley and Rachel York, has been hailed as “a revival that no musical lover will want to miss” by the LA Times.

All Shook Up

All Shook Up Laguna Prod 3

Laguna Playhouse, Closes August 7

There are only a few chances left to rock n’ roll to Elvis’ hits including “All Shook Up,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” and “Love Me Tender,” in this rousing, family-friendly jukebox musical at Laguna Playhouse.

right left with heels

right left with heels prod

City Garage Theatre, Closes August 14

The US premiere of right left with heels has been called “a marvelous evening of theatre” by Stage Raw, winning praise as an arresting portrait of cruelty as the inventive play chronicles the journey of a pair of shoes during the Holocaust.

Hello Dolly

Hello Dolly Prod 1

Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Closes August 7

3D Theatricals presents the Golden Age musical showcasing the larger-than-life actress Valeri Perri as iconic Dolly Levi, with a spirited ensemble and charming score of hummable song-and-dance melodies.


Cabaret Prod 10

Hollywood Pantages, Closes August 7

Straight from Broadway, the beloved revival of Cabaret returns to Los Angeles in the celebrated production directed by Sam Mendes and co-directed and choreographed by Rob Marshall.

I Love You Because

I love you because prod

Hudson Backstage Theatre, Closes August 7

This modern twist on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is the ultimate musical rom-com, currently playing in a limited run produced by After Hours Theatre Company.

Church & State

Photo Credit: Ed Krieger

Skylight Theatre, Closes August 14

This timely world premiere, called “subtle and gripping entertainment” by the LA Times, examines gun control, religion, and politics in a stirring production at the intimate Skylight Theatre.

Four Chords and a Gun

Four Chords Prod 3

Bootleg Theater, Closes August 14

In a new play by The Big Bang Theory‘s John Ross Bowie, this clever comedy tells the crazy, funny, sad, and true story of the Ramones and their collaboration with legendary and eccentric producer Phil Spector.