Date posted: 01/18/2013
Although the weather is often sunny in Los Angeles, winter is a great time to see a show while you are staying in the area. If you are staying in Santa Monica, you can see lots of unique shows and musicals, such as “Theatre in the Dark” and “Cinderella: The Musical.” Read about these plays below!
Theatre in the Dark, January 5-February 9
Imagine sitting in a pitch-black theatre, where you cannot see anything. Suddenly out of nowhere, someone strokes your arm. The Odyssey Theatre is Santa Monica brings this unique European experiment to Los Angeles. The audience will be surrounded by actors constantly changing spatial and sound perspectives utilizing voice, music and sound. This is a chance to use your imagination as you never know what could happen. The show examines many themes, from horror to death, sex and even comedy. “Theatre in the Darkness” runs for 90 minutes in complete darkness. Tickets are $25 on Fridays and $30 on Saturdays and Sundays. Performances are at 8pm Friday and Saturday and 2pm on Sunday. On Friday, January 18, the price is pay what you can with a $10 minimum with free wine and snacks post-show. For more information, click here.
Cinderella the Musical, January 12- March 24
Romantics of all ages will enjoy this take on an old classic. Try on the glass slipper and help Cinderella find her happily-ever-after in this favorite. This is the single most requested Santa Monica Playhouse Musical Matinee, as performed on three continents by audience demand. Cinderella features a handsome prince, zany fairy godmother, silly stepsisters, a not-so-evil stepmother and an enchanting heroine. Tickets are $12.50 for adults and $10.50 for children 12 and under. Saturday performances are at 3pm and Sunday performances are at 12:30pm. For more information and to buy tickets, click here.
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