Santa Monica Live Theater Guide October 19-25

Friday, 19 Oct 2012, 7:50:00 AM

Brenton Garen

Gina Manziello (left) and Arva-Rose star in “Surviving Mama” through Nov. 18 at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica.
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Gina Manziello (left) and Arva-Rose star in “Surviving Mama” through Nov. 18 at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica.

Santa Monica is home to many live theater complexes, which regularly host new productions. Here is the current line-up of shows across Santa Monica as of Friday, Oct. 19.

LAST CHANCE: The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts Department concludes Peter Shaffer’s “Yonadab” this Sunday, Oct. 21 in the SMC Theatre Arts Main Stage on the main campus, 1900 Pico Blvd. Tickets range from $12-$15 advance sale and $15 to $18 at the door. A $1-per-ticket service charge is added. 310.434.4319, smc.edu/eventsinfo.

LAST CHANCE: Ruskin Group Theatre concludes “Brilliant Traces” this Saturday, Oct. 20. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Tickets $20. 310.397.3244, ruskingrouptheatre.com.

Promenade Playhouse presents “Beauty and The Beast: A Musical Tale” through Oct. 28. Saturday from 2-3 p.m. and Sundays from 3-4 p.m. Adults $20, children $12. 1404 3rd Street Promenade. 424.256.6085, creatingarts.org.

Edgemar Center for the Arts presents “Surviving Mama” through Nov. 18. Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 5 p.m. Admission: $34.99. 2437 Main St. Reservations: 310.392.7327, survivingmamatheplay.com.

Ruskin Group Theatre presents “A Child Left Behind” through Dec. 20. Every Thursday at 8 p.m. Tickets $20. 310.397.3244, ruskingrouptheatre.com.

Ruskin Group Theatre has extended “Sideways The Play” through Oct. 28. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets $25; seniors/students $20. 310.397.3244, ruskingrouptheatre.com.

Santa Monica Playhouse presents “The Fools” through Nov. 18. Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 4:30 p.m. General admission is $25. 310.394.9779 ext 1., santamonicaplayhouse.com.

The Promenade Playhouse presents “Smoke and Mirrors” through Dec. 16. at 1404 Third Street on the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica. Shows are Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. Special Halloween show Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 8 p.m. Tickets $34. 800.595.4849, smokeandmirrorsmagic.com, www.tix.com.

The Promenade Playhouse presents “LORCAbaret” Fridays at 8 p.m. through Dec. 14. Tickets $20. 1404 3rd Street Promenade. 310.656.8070, promenadeplayhouse.com.

Santa Monica Playhouse Musical Matinee Series presents “Dorothy’s Adventures In Oz.” Saturdays at 3 p.m. and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. Extended through Nov. 18. General admission is $12.50; $10.50 for kids 12 and under. 1211 4th St. 310.394.9779 ext. 2. SantaMonicaPlayhouse.com.

Are you a theater complex who would like to list your productions in The Mirror? Email editor@smmirror.com at least one to two weeks before it is scheduled to open.

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