May 26 - Jun 17 2017
Brutus, a man of conscience, influenced by the paranoia and ambitions of lesser men, is persuaded to murder his friend and popular leader, Julius Caesar. Caesar’s protégé, the charismatic athlete and budding politician, Marc Antony, strikes back. The People are easily led, first one way, then another. War follows. Caesar’s Ghost appears, bringing the action to a climax. A political thriller, performed in period costumes, with fully-staged battle scenes, lots of spectacle, and action!
Jul 09 2017
Edward Rocklin, Professor of English,California State University Pomona. "Improbably produced or unperfectly represented": Exploring Tensions at the End of Measure for Measure. Slightly over four-hundred years after its first performance, whenever we attend a performance of Measure for Measure we watch a play whose final details we cannot predict, and whose genre we may need to rethink. That is to say, despite the fact that everyone in a first night audience might know the text of this play, no one in that audience can be sure of exactly how the performance will conclude. In this presentation, Professor Edward Rocklin will explore how productions since 1950 have taken advantage of the text’s open silences to produce a remarkable array of closing harmonies and disharmonies.
Jul 14 - Jul 29 2017
THE LONG BEACH SHAKESPEARE COMPANY CELEBRATES AMERICA’S BIRTHDAY! Singers! Dancers! Actors! Perform favorite songs and words from America’s composers and writers in an upbeat revue, vaudeville-style! LBSC invites YOU to join us for some of our favorite American classics: Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Mark Twain, Dorothy Parker, Irving Berlin, and more! ALL TICKETS ARE ONLY $12.50!
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 2017), 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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