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Summer Splash

What to Do: Guidebook for the Season

May 25, 2000

Following on the next several pages is a broad listing of summer events, organized by category.


Wednesday: "Another Time," L.A. Theatre Works at Skirball Cultural Center.

Wednesday-July 2: "Defiled," Geffen Playhouse.

Wednesday-July 5: "An Evening of Chekhov," Hudson Guild Theatre.

June 1-July 2: "The Full Monty," Old Globe Theatre.

June 2-3: "Project Alice," Fabulous Monsters, Village Auditorium, Ed Gould Plaza, L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center.

June 2-17: "Enough," Glaxa Studios.

June 2-18: "A Grand Night for Singing," La Mirada Theatre.

June 2-24: "Immortality," Los Angeles Theatre Center.

June 2-25: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," A Noise Within.

June 2-July 2: "The Education of Randy Newman," South Coast Repertory.

June 2-July 9: "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde," Japanese American Players, Gene Bua Acting for Life Theatre.

* "The Jewish Wife" and "The Informer," Lee Strasberg Creative Center.

* "MedeaText: Los Angeles/Despoiled Shore," City Garage.

June 2-Sept. 1: "John Raitt Friday Night Concert Series," John Raitt Theatre.

June 3-24: "Me and the SLA," Village Auditorium, Ed Gould Plaza, L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center.

June 3-25: "Murder in the First," Laurel Theatre.

June 3-July 2: "Damn Yankees," At the Grove Theatre.

June 3-July 9: "That Kind of Woman," T.H.A.W. at Bitter Truth Theatre.

June 4-July 2: "Blood Wedding," first production under Anne Hamburger at La Jolla Playhouse, Weiss Theatre.

June 4-Sept. 24: "The Taming of the Shrew," Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum.

June 5-July 17: "Reader's Theatre," Bilingual Foundation of the Arts.

June 6-11: "The Civil War--The Broadway Musical," Orange County Performing Arts Center.

June 6-28: Blank Theatre Company Eight Annual Young Playwrights Festival, Hudson Theatre.

June 6-July 9: "Lifegame," La Jolla Playhouse, Weiss Forum.

June 7-25: "George Gershwin Alone," Tiffany Theatre.

June 8-25: "Twelfth Night," Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company, John Anson Ford Amphitheatre.

June 8-July 2: "Elinor Adjusting," Theatre West.

June 8-July 16: "The Father," McCadden Place Theatre.

* "The Poison Tree," Mark Taper Forum.

June 9-July 9: "Three Sisters," El Portal Center, Circle Theatre.

June 9-Indefinitely: "Groundlings vs. the State of California," Groundling Theatre.

June 9-18: "By the Hand of the Father," Margo Albert Theater, Plaza de la Raza.

June 9-25: "The Threepenny Opera," Performance Riverside.

June 9-July 2: "Elinor Adjusting," Theatre West.

* "Kitchen Khronicles," Tamarind Theatre.

June 9-July 15: "Six Degrees of Separation," Attic Theatre Centre.

* "Accidental Dancers," Long Beach Playhouse, Studio Theatre.

June 9-July 19: "You Can't Take It With You," Pasadena Shakespeare Company at Fremont Centre Theatre.

June 9-July 22: "R.U.R.," Group Repertory Theatre.

June 9-July 30: "Cool My Tongue," Celebration Theatre.

June 10: "Dear Brutus," California Artists Radio Theatre at the Cinegrill.

June 10-25: "Black Butterfly, Jaguar Girl, Pinata Woman and Other Superhero Girls Like Me" and "Drive My Coche," Taper Too, Actors' Gang.

* "Dreamgirls," Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities.

June 10-July 9: "The Three Sisters," Stella Adler Studio Theatre.

June 10-July 16: "The Tempest," Knightsbridge Theatre.

June 11: "Grossinger's . . . The Last Resort," Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.

June 11-July 9: "Conversations" and "The Actor's Nightmare," Fremont Centre Theatre, South Pasadena.

June 13-28: "Memory Rites," 2100 Square Feet Theater.

June 14-18: "Neat," L.A. Theatre Works, Skirball Cultural Center.

June 15-25: "3rd Annual Pacific Playwrights Festival," South Coast Repertory.

June 15-30: "The Early Girl," American Renegade Theatre.

June 15-July 9: "Fosse," Shubert Theatre.

June 15-July 28: "The Big Knife," Hollywood Court Theatre.

June 16-24: "UR-BOOR," Los Angeles Theatre Center, Tom Bradley Theatre.

June 16-July 15: "The Actor's Nightmare" and "The Real Inspector Hound," Attic Theatre Centre.

June 16-July 16: "Wild Life," Powerhouse Theatre.

June 17-Aug. 13: "Stardust," Saddleback Civic Light Opera, Cabaret Theatre, Saddleback College.

June 20-25: "Common Ground Festival 2000," A.S.K. Theater Projects, UCLA.

June 23: "Night of Griots," Taper Too, Actors' Gang.

June 23-25: "Ventriloquism Unplugged, A Concert of Belly Talkers," Santa Monica Puppet and Magic Center. (Family shows, June 24-25.)

June 23-July 16: "The Deal," International City Theatre at Center Theatre, Long Beach Performing Arts Center.

June 23-July 23: "Touch," Theatre of NOTE.

* "As Bees in Honey Drown," Ensemble Theatre Company, Santa Barbara.

June 24: "Crime Scene, The Second Anniversary Show."

June 24-Aug. 6: "A Month in the Country," Odyssey Theatre. (310) 477-2055.

June 25: "The Music of George and Ira Gershwin," Sing! Sing! Sing! at the Jazz Bakery.

* "Freud, Groucho and Me, An Afternoon With David Steinberg" Skirball Cultural Center.

* "The Ghost Sonata," Sledgehammer Theatre. Through July 23.

June 30-July 15: "The Taming of the Shrew," Shakespeare Orange County, Chapman University.

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