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Arts & Entertainment

A&E News Briefs

From Issue: Volume XXI - Number 5
3/8/2013




The Wilson High Drama Department presents “The House at Pooh Corner” in the Wilson Playhouse, 4400 E. 10th St. Show nights are March 8 and 15 at 7 p.m. Saturday matinees are March 9 and 16 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Patrons with little children are encourage to arrive ½ hour beforehand to meet and greet the characters. Info: (562) 433-0481, Ext. 6153.


Cal State Long Beach University Players present Spring Awakening: The Musical, March 15 through March 30 in the Studio Theatre. Directed by Artistic Director Joanne Gordon, Spring Awakening is a raw and powerful explosion of adolescent angst and sexuality. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. with Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $12 for seniors and students (with valid ID). Info: (562) 985-5526 or visit www.csulb.edu/depts/theatre.


The Queen Mary celebrates the revelry, the tradition and the spirit of Ireland with a rocking St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. Shamrock ‘N’ Roll, an annual event, features an amazing line-up of live entertainment. Green beer in hand, try your best Irish brogue and sing along to a mix of Irish party tunes or upbeat Celtic rock music. Tickets $15 online ($20 at the door). Parking is $5 with event validation. Visit www.queenmary.com/shamrock/ for details and room packages.


Bill Engvall, one of the top comedians today, is bringing his stand up act to the Terrace Theater on Saturday, March 23, at 8 p.m. Engvall is most well-known for his participation in the successful Blue Collar Comedy concert films, which have sold more than nine million units and are some of the most watched movies and specials in Comedy Central history. All tickets are $44.75. To charge by phone, please call TicketMaster at (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.