Long Beach Playhouse

Long Beach Playhouse
5021 East Anaheim Street
562-494-1014

Mission:

To celebrate the human experience while encouraging the participation of artist and audience alike.

Vision:

To serve our diverse community with quality theatre, strong educational programs and collaborative efforts. To produce socially significant, classic and contemporary plays.

Established in 1929, the Long Beach Playhouse is a landmark in the City of Long Beach. The Playhouse produces 13 shows annually while actively collaborating with other artists and arts organizations.

Long Beach Playhouse cuts across age, gender, ethnic, and cultural boundaries to nurture and cultivate new and traditional audiences.


Upcoming Events at Long Beach Playhouse

Performance - Hair

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - The Haunting Of Hill House

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - The Haunting Of Hill House

Performance - Hair

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Sunday, Oct 27, 2019 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Friday, Nov 1, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Friday, Nov 8, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Sunday, Nov 10, 2019 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - Hair

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Hair

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Sunday, Dec 8, 2019 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Friday, Dec 13, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Friday, Dec 20, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Thursday, Dec 26, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Friday, Dec 27, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Saturday, Dec 28, 2019 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - A Christmas Carol (2019)

Half Price Preview Performance - Noises Off

Friday, Feb 21, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Half Price Preview Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Friday, Feb 28, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Saturday, Feb 29, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Sunday, Mar 1, 2020 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Friday, Mar 6, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Sunday, Mar 8, 2020 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Friday, Mar 13, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Noises Off

Friday, Mar 20, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Noises Off

Closing Night Performance - Noises Off

Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Closing Night Performance - Noises Off

Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Friday, Apr 10, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Sunday, Apr 12, 2020 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Friday, May 1, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Sunday, May 24, 2020 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Friday, May 29, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Friday, Jun 5, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Sunday, Jun 7, 2020 at 2:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Performance - Intimate Apparel

Friday, Jun 12, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Closing Night Performance - Intimate Apparel

Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 at 8:00pm
Long Beach, CA
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Recent News

2019 New Works Festival Two Winning Plays Given Staged Readings

Long Beach, CA -- Founded in 1990, it is a national competition for unproduced plays submitted by novice and veteran playwrights."The New Works Festival one of our signature programs," said Sean Gray, Artistic Director for the Playhouse. "As a…

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The Long Beach Playhouse Announces its Collaborative Season 2019-2020

The Studio Collaborative 2019-20 Season Submission Info:The Collaborative is a curated season produced by local outside theatre companies and producing organizations in the Studio Theater. The Collaborative Season runs between December and April of…

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The LB Playhouse Kicks Off 2013 Studio Season With The Expressionist Classic ‘Machinal’ by Sophie Treadwell

Long Beach, CA---Premiering in 1928, Machinal is considered a highlight of American Expressionist Theatre. Author Sophie Treadwell based her dramatic treatise on gender roles on the real life case of Ruth Brown Snyder who was convicted of killing…

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Dialogue with A Flea in Her Ear Director James Rice

Long Beach, CA -- A Flea in Her Ear opens at the Long Beach Playhouse. Written in 1907, at the height of the Belle Époque or "Beautiful Era" A Flea in Her Ear is a French farce that centers around Yvonne, her husband Victor and a series of…

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Are You Trying to Seduce Me, Mrs. Robinson?

Long Beach, CA -- Because the tale of a disillusioned college graduate is as old as college itself, the Long Beach Playhouse is excited to present The Graduate on the Mainstage Once a cult novel and still a quintessential coming-of-age film of…

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Long Beach Playhouse Burglarized

Long Beach, CA - On Monday, November 5, the Long Beach Playhouse was burglarized. The thief got away with about $1000 in cash, a laptop and an employee's wallet. "A man was in the LBP lobby asking about volunteering or working on an upcoming…

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Fuddy Meers on the Mainstage!

Amnesia, a potty-mouthed puppet, a stoner, and a stroke victim who speaks in gibberish all are keys to the mystery of David Lindsay-Abaire's hilarious FUDDY MEERS Long Beach, CA---Long Beach Playhouse is thrilled to produce David Lindsay-Abaire's…

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The Changeling by Thomas Middleton in the Studio at LB Playhouse!

Long Beach, CA---Thomas Middleton's tragic masterpiece, The Changeling, was first performed in 1622. Today, 390 years later, the play remains a classic for its exploration of love, treachery and the lengths some will go to to get what they want. In…

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Paul Williams for One Night Only Benefit Concert for the Long Beach Playhouse

Long Beach, CA---The Long Beach Playhouse is honored to announce Oscar, Grammy, Golden Globe-winning, Hall of Fame Songwriter, Paul Williams, in a benefit concert for the Long Beach Playhouse: "Paul Williams Songs and Stories" on the…

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Playhouse Announces New Works Festival Winners and Finalists!

August Festival Just Around the Corner! Long Beach, CA---One of the most popular programs at the Long Beach Playhouse is its New Works Festival. Conceived more than 20 years, the New Works Festival invites novice and experienced playwrights from all…

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