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Nobody is perfect, and everyone deserves a second chance.
Run away to a small town where they “roll the streets up at night,” and find yourself in a café that serves up a soul-stirring story with a strong cup of joe. This joyous musical bubbles over with toe-tapping fun and soaring, heart-felt melodies – and is proof that a new beginning is as close as your own back porch. This beloved play broke box office records and delighted audiences when it was first presented at Laguna Playhouse in 2002.
Two long-time friends and collaborators, hit songwriter, Kirsti Manna (Blake Shelton’s ‘Austin’, among others), and national recording artist Jonathan Birchfield, capture the essence of friendship through music with their dynamic performances tributing two of music's biggest acts - Carole King and James Taylor. Now, with the same amazing onstage chemistry as those superstars, they take their audiences back in time with favorites like “How Sweet It Is,” “Carolina in My Mind,” “I Feel the Earth Move,” and of course, the incomparable, “You’ve Got a Friend.”
After teaching countless students about the saints, venial sins, limbo and more, Sister is now offering up hilarious lessons on the Sacraments of Marriage and the Last Rites, including her own wacky version of the Newlywed Game. Classroom participation is a must, so bring along your sweetie and your sense of humor for a session with the country’s feistiest couples counselor! 'Til Death Do Us Part is the latest class to be unveiled in this sinfully funny series.
Award-winner Alexis J Roston salutes America's favorite jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald. In a spellbinding concert performance, Roston effortlessly emits the sultry swing and playful joy that made Ella an American treasure. Classic tunes include "Summertime," "The Lady Is a Tramp," and "It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing.” Presented by Artists Lounge Live.
“Inherently Uplifting” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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Motown Records dominated music in the 1960s on the strength of vocal groups such as the Temptations. In their heyday, the quintet boasted dynamite choreography and soulful, elegant harmonies spanning the entire spectrum of vocal timbres: high and middle tenor, baritone and bass. CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU brings the music of the Motown super group to the stage.
Hershey Felder returns virtually with a season packed with Mozart, Verdi, Chopin, Dante and more. Live from Florence. And Vienna, Warsaw Paris and more.
The Laguna Playhouse Acting Conservatory is a year-round audition entry program for young people who are have a passion and advanced interests in theatre.
Classes begin September 7, 2021
Laguna Playhouse is proud to partner with four remarkable theatres across the country to bring you “Keeping Live Theatre Alive” - original vignettes from some of today’s biggest stars of theatre, screen and TV. Find out more!
In recognition of our 100 years of bringing live theatre to Laguna Beach and the surrounding communities, Laguna Playhouse will be offering a series of stage readings highlighting a play from every decade. This Centennial Circle program will start once it’s safe to resume live productions. Join today and ensure Laguna Playhouse will be around to celebrate another 100 years!
As we celebrate our 100th year, we look back at the many legends that have made the Playhouse the world class theatre it is today. Thank you to the many who preceded us and thank you for the love you have shown to Laguna Beach and our arts community, this theatre, theatre in general.
We at Laguna Playhouse acknowledge that we are on the unceded ancestral lands of the Tongva people. We recognize the enduring presence of the Tongva and are committed showing respect to the past, present and future caretakers of this land.