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L.A. theater listings, Oct. 27-Nov. 3: The Tiger Lillies perform

October 24, 2013|Matt Cooper
  • The Tiger Lillies perform at REDCAT.
The Tiger Lillies perform at REDCAT. (Andrew Attkinson )

Brechtian bad boys the Tiger Lillies descend on REDCAT, Isabella Rossellini brings "Green Porno" to the Luckman and Musical Theatre West stages "Young Frankenstein: The Musical."

Community Day Celebration New venue holds a family-friendly open house with guided tours, live entertainment, etc. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills. Sunday, 11 a.m. Free.

Golden Dragon Acrobats The Chinese acrobatic troupe performs. Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Sunday, 2 p.m. $10-$40. (310) 506-4522.

The Sunset Limited Two strangers debate the meaning of life after one’s unsuccessful suicide attempt in Cormac McCarthy’s drama; with Joe Spano and Tucker Smallwood. Rubicon Theatre Company, 1006 E. Main St., Ventura. Sunday, 2 p.m.; Wed., 2 and 7 p.m.; Thu.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 and 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Nov. 17. $39, $49. (805) 667-2900.

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A Good Grief World premiere of Leslie Hardy’s dark comedy about a support group. The Lounge Theatre, 6201 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A. Sunday, 3 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 3 p.m.; ends Dec. 1. $20. (323) 960-7784.

Til I Get It Right Broadway veteran Emily Bergl explores the search for love in this new cabaret show. Rockwell: Table & Stage, 1714 N. Vermont Ave., L.A. Tue., 8 p.m. $20, $25. (323) 661-6163.

The Tiger Lillies The Brecht-inspired trio performs songs from their cult musical “Shockheaded Peter” and other works; includes adult language and content. REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. Wed., 8 p.m. $24, $30. (213) 237-2800.

The Late, Late Show An African American born in slavery is transformed into a vampire in Paul Outlaw’s supernatural, site-specific musical. Bootleg Theater, 2220 Beverly Blvd., L.A. Thu.-Sat., 7:30 p.m.; ends Nov. 23. $20, $25. (213) 389-3856.

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Titus Andronicus Vampire-themed, Grand Guignol-inspired reworking of Shakespeare’s tragedy. Archway Studio/Theatre, 305 S. Hewitt St., L.A. Thu.-Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Nov. 24. $18. (213) 237-9933.

The House at Pooh Corner Stage adaptation of A.A. Milne’s tale of Winnie the Pooh and his pals in the Hundred Acre Wood. Eclectic Company Theatre, 5312 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Valley Village. Fri.-Sat., 7 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Nov. 24. $15. (818) 508-3003.

Legally Blonde 3-D Theatricals stages the musical based on the 2001 comedy about a California sorority girl’s misadventures at Harvard. Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Redondo Beach. Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 and 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m. $25-$65. (714) 589-2770.

Night & Dave David Trudell returns with his one-man show about growing up gay. Malibu Playhouse, 29243 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m. $25. (323) 960-7711.

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Seascape With Sharks and Dancer Don Nigro’s romantic comedy-drama about a writer and the woman he rescues from the ocean. The Santa Monica Little Theater, 12420 Santa Monica Blvd., L.A. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 4 p.m.; ends Dec. 15. $12, $15. (310) 622-4482.

WestFest Four-weekend event showcases new plays, non-commercial and experimental works and established material. Theatre West, 3333 Cahuenga Blvd. W., L.A. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Nov. 24. $5-$18. (323) 851-7977.

By the Bog of Cats L.A. premiere of Marina Carr’s dark drama about an Irish woman scorned. The Banshee, 3435 W. Magnolia Blvd., Burbank. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m.; ends Dec. 8. $16, $20. (818) 846-5323.

Gidion’s Knot Furious Theatre Company presents the L.A. premiere of Johnna Adams’ two-character drama about a heated parent-teacher conference. The Carrie Hamilton Theatre at the Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.; ends Nov. 24. $20. (626) 356-7529.

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Green Porno: Live On Stage Isabella Rossellini explores the mating rituals of animals in this show based on her short-film series. Harriet & Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State L.A., 5151 State University Drive, L.A. Sat., 8 p.m. $35-$50. (323) 343-6600.

The Intergalactic Nemesis: Book One — Target Earth CAP UCLA presents the Los Angeles premiere of this multimedia sci-fi adventure. Royce Hall, UCLA, 340 Royce Drive, L.A. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 2 p.m. $20-$40. (310) 825-2101.

Look Homeward, Angel The Production Company stages Ketti Frings’ Pulitzer winner based on Thomas Wolfe’s coming-of-age tale. Secret Rose Theatre, 11246 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. Sat., 8 p.m.; next Sun., 3 p.m.; ends Dec. 14. $25. (800) 838-3006.

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