2018-2019 Season Announcement
Season Subscriptions go on sale Monday, May 14
Single Tickets go on sale Monday, June 4
Sep 7–23, 2018
Exploring the themes of choice, chance and infinite possibilities, If/Then showcases an extraordinary list of songs that follows the journey of one woman with two paths of possibility.
New York Magazine says If/Then is “intense & thrilling. The most compelling musical in years!”
God of Carnage
Oct 12–28, 2018
As a “pulls no punches” playwright, Yasmina Reza dives into the deep end of parenthood and people’s perceptions in a way that takes the audience beyond the surface. New York Times theater critic, Ben Brantley says, “God of Carnage… definitely delivers the cathartic release of watching other people’s marriages go boom.”
God of Carnage is considered a dark comedy with no manners.
Nov 16–Dec 23, 2018
Light up your holiday season with a heart-warming story of a young girl's steadfast belief in miracles—and Santa. It is her strength and unwavering hope that inspires those around her, including her disheartened father.
Based on the 1989 film of the same name, this magical tale is sure to capture the Christmas spirit in all who see it.
Nov 29–Dec 23, 2018
"The perfect Christmas revue! Crackles with energy and joy! says LA Weekly. Winter Wonderettes is a holiday review featuring some of the '60s best holiday classics such as "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town," "Jingle Bell Rock," "Run, Rudolf, Run," and "Winter Wonderland."
Dead Man's Cell Phone
Jan 11–27, 2019
In today's world, most people carry with them a cell phone. A cell phone that stores the informaiton and data in our lives and also controls the contact we have with others. In Dead Man's Cell Phone, a wildly imaganative romantic comedy, we explore the connections and disconnections that technology brings to our lives.
Sense and Sensibility
Feb 15–Mar 3, 2019
Sense and Sensibility is a story of sisterhood and the adventures of finding love, reveling in romance and hurting from heartache. Each sister's experience is deeply rooted in her own level of sense and sensibility.
The Kate Hamill adaptation of Sense and Sensibility made is world debut in 2014 with a minimalist production. This is the first time Lyric Arts will be presenting this adaptation.
Mar 22–Apr 14, 2019
This inspiring story of Eva Peron, Argentina’s First Lady, recounts her life as a young girl who aspires to be an actress, but ultimately finds success in politics and influence with the people of Argentina. This powerhouse musical debuted 40 years ago at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, followed by the Broadway production at the Broadway Theatre in September of 1979.
Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook
May 3–21, 2019
Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook finds Junie B facing tough decisions about what is right and wrong. She confronts the moral dilemma of defining the differences between “finding” something and “stealing.” All young girls face these moments of morality each day and this show is a delightful portray of Junie’s experience and how she navigates her way through the situation.
A Raisin in the Sun
May 31–Jun 16, 2019
Inspired by Langston Hughes’ poem “Harlem” (also known as “A Dream Deferred”), A Raisin in the Sun is a heart wrenching and candid look at a family’s struggle to not only bring themselves up from poverty but to achieve the dreams that can now be possible, addresses the topics of race and culture in a world that is still held back by prejudice.
Jul 12–Aug 4, 2019
Legally Blonde is all about Elle Woods, sorority president! After she is dumped by her boyfriend, Warner, for a more serious girlfriend, Elle decides she will do anything to win him back, even if it means going to Harvard Law School.
The New York Times, wrote that the show was a "high-energy…. hymn to the glories of girlishness."