International City Theatre

Address: 300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: 562-436-4610
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About Us:

International City Theatre is a professional, award-winning, non-profit theatre committed to bringing the Southern California community affordable, quality, professional theatre that will be entertaining, intellectually stimulating and emotionally satisfying, and to continuing our growth as a major regional theatre in the United States.

Community support for ICT is exemplified by the strength of our Board of Directors, comprised of business and community leaders. ICT relies on ticket sales and donations from individuals, corporations, foundations and the government for support. One of our goals has been to increase earned income and the past few years have shown continuing increases in single ticket sales. ICT has a history of fiscal responsibility and continues to run in the black.

Our productions and programs reach more than 75,000 people a year.  We also work closely with groups such as the City's Black Manager's Association, Latino and Asian organizations and the NAACP, collaborating to assist them in raising money for scholarships while introducing new faces to the theatre.  LA County Supervisor Don Knabe has said that ICT "is a cultural treasure."

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Recent News

  • International City Theatre Announces 2018 Season of 5 Plays

    LONG BEACH, Ca – International City Theatre has announced its 2018 season of five plays at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, where ICT is the resident professional theater company. A musical, an American classic, two dramas and a rip-roaring comedy will entertain...

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  • LA Premiere of 'Uncanny Valley' at Iinternational City Theatre

    Long Beach, CA -- What does it mean to be human? How far will we go to live forever? The Los Angeles premiere of Uncanny Valley, a new play about artificial intelligence written by Thomas Gibbons, directed by caryn desai [sic], and starring Susan Denaker and Jacob Sidney, op...

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  • International City Theatre Announces its 2017 Season

    Long Beach, CA -- International City Theatre has announced its 32nd season of plays at the Long Beach Performing Arts Center, where ICT is the resident professional theater company. Set to open in February, the 2017 season ventures a look at the mysteries of life, love and t...

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  • ICT’s Caryn Desai Recognized With ‘Local Hero’ Award

    LONG BEACH, CA — The African American History & Culture Foundation has recognized International City Theatre artistic director/producer caryn desai [sic] as one of its 2016 Community Heroes.The award, which was announced just days after desai accepted the Los Angeles D...

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