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Arts & Entertainment

A&E News Briefs

From Issue: Volume XXI - Number 7

Long Beach Playhouse Mainstage presents Feydeau’s classic sex farce “ Flea in Her Ear” beginning April 11. It was written in 1907, at the height of the Belle Époque or “Beautiful Era,” which was a period in French history that is characterized by optimism, peace at home and in Europe, new technology and scientific discoveries. The arts flourished, and many masterpieces of literature, music, theater and visual art gained recognition. Adults are $24, seniors $21 and students $14.
Tickets are available at, or by calling 562-494-1014, option 1.

Musical Theatre West presents “A Chorus Line” April 12-28 at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. The show that is one singular sensation! The hopes, dreams and lives of a group of dancers at an audition for a Broadway show are exposed by the director in an effort to get to know the people “on the line.” Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for Best Musical, this modern classic features the songs “Dance: Ten, Looks: Three,” “Nothing,” “What I Did For Love,” and “One.” Rated PG-13 for adult themes and language. Ticket prices start at $20. Visit for ticket information or call (562) 856-1999 x4.

The Norris Center for the Performing Arts presents the West Coast premiere of “Real Men Sing Show Tunes … and play with puppets,” April 26-May 12, 2013 at the Norris Center for the Performing Arts (27570 Norris Center Drive, Palos Verdes Peninsula). This new, adult musical comedy about men is a madcap and hilarious romp through all the many stages of manhood. The hysterically funny show makes clever use of puppetry to fill out the cast of zany characters Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m.; Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $38. Info: call (310) 544-0403 or visit