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Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum

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1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States

September 2019

Under the Oaks: Crazy Ladies by Darla J Field and Katherine Griffith

September 20 @ 8:00 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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Gather Under the Oaks Fridays in September at Theatricum’s intimate S. Mark Taper Pavilion. From concerts and original solo performances to staged readings of rarely produced work, this special series offers unique entertainments featuring Theatricum’s most treasured artists. Katherine Griffith stars as multiple characters exploring the loony lives of women in a world gone mad.

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The Gin Game by Donald L. Colburn

September 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

Theatricum’s Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James star as two residents in an elder care facility whose heated rounds of gin rummy are made personal when the game begins to represent their own inner battles and struggle for dignity. The Gin Game runs through September 29th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside The Skin of Our Teeth, An Enemy of the People, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, and Moby Dick - Rehearsed. This production of Donald L.…

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Twelfth Night

September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

Shakespeare's delightful comedy of love and friendship, a gender-bent romantic adventure on the magical Isle of Ilyria. Performed with original music, Theatricum’s Twelfth Night is a refreshing take on this beloved classic comedy. Twelfth Night runs through September 28th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside The Skin of Our Teeth, An Enemy of the People, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Gin Game, and Moby Dick - Rehearsed. Topanga Residents get 10% OFF tickets to all repertory shows…

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The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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The story of humankind told through the lives of the Antrobus family. Set in 20th century New Jersey and the Ice Age, Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning play is a whirlwind of modernity and antiquity. As relevant today as its original production in 1942, this inspiring piece of Americana uses humor, history, and mythology to highlight humanity’s drive to carry on. The Skin of Our Teeth runs through September 29th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside Moby…

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Peter Alsop’s Kids Koncerts Featuring Peter Alsop

September 22 @ 10:30 am
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$10

Peter Alsop's Kids Koncerts present a diversity of musical styles and entertainers, with sing-along songs, drumming, playful silliness and fun for the entire family. All Peter Alsop's Kids Koncerts performances start at 10:30 am. Tickets are $10 per patron, 2 yrs and older. Tickets are $8/each if you buy 5 or more at one time. Tickets can be used for any performance. Children under 2 yrs are free.

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The Gin Game by Donald L. Colburn

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

Theatricum’s Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James star as two residents in an elder care facility whose heated rounds of gin rummy are made personal when the game begins to represent their own inner battles and struggle for dignity. The Gin Game runs through September 29th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside The Skin of Our Teeth, An Enemy of the People, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, and Moby Dick - Rehearsed. This production of Donald L.…

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Moby Dick – Rehearsed by Orson Welles

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

Adapted from Herman Melville An acting troupe thrusts us gasping into the heart of Melville's classic tale. Join the whaling voyage under the helm of Captain Ahab, the brooding one-legged fanatic whose revengeful obsession is to kill the dreaded white mammoth…Moby Dick. Theatricum's production of this rarely produced play by creative luminary Orson Welles features original music composed by Marshall McDaniel. Moby Dick - Rehearsed runs through September 29th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside The Skin…

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Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People

September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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Freely Adapted by Ellen Geer Artistic Director Ellen Geer migrates Henrik Ibsen's powerful play to a small town in South Carolina in 1980. It begins when a dinner party is interrupted at the home of Dr. Stockmann, the patriarch of a multi-racial family and medical officer at a popular new tourist spa. A letter brings bad news that the water at the spa is contaminated, threatening the health of visitors and the town’s economy. Powerful people have difficult choices to…

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Adult Shakespeare Scene Study with Melora Marshall

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$400

Renowned actor and educator, Melora Marshall, works with students to develop a true sense of themselves as actors. Scenes and monologues of Shakespeare become conduits for self-expression as students build upon solid techniques, interpreting his characters and working a full spectrum of materials, growing in confidence and experience. This scene study is ideal for the seasoned professional and dedicated beginner – we all learn from one another in a supportive class environment. This class is every Tuesday from September 24th-November…

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Off The Grid: Improv Comedy

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$12

Comedy Improv under the oaks! Take a trip away from the daily grind and city pace to the wide open space of the Santa Monica Mountains and the comedy of Theatricum Botanicum’s resident improv troupe, Off The Grid. You’ll feel the stress and strain waft away as our cast of modern-day vaudevillians works out the kinks and knots of the mid-week tension. It’s like a laugh-filled spa day for your psyche… and an evening you can share with the whole…

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Under the Oaks: Multitudinous One-Act Marathon (Pay What You Will!)

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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Gather Under the Oaks Fridays in September at Theatricum’s intimate S. Mark Taper Pavilion. From concerts and original solo performances to staged readings of rarely produced work, this special series offers unique entertainments featuring Theatricum’s most treasured artists. Can you make it until the end?

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The Gin Game by Donald L. Colburn

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

Theatricum’s Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James star as two residents in an elder care facility whose heated rounds of gin rummy are made personal when the game begins to represent their own inner battles and struggle for dignity. The Gin Game runs through September 29th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside The Skin of Our Teeth, An Enemy of the People, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, and Moby Dick - Rehearsed. This production of Donald L.…

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Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

Freely Adapted by Ellen Geer Artistic Director Ellen Geer migrates Henrik Ibsen's powerful play to a small town in South Carolina in 1980. It begins when a dinner party is interrupted at the home of Dr. Stockmann, the patriarch of a multi-racial family and medical officer at a popular new tourist spa. A letter brings bad news that the water at the spa is contaminated, threatening the health of visitors and the town’s economy. Powerful people have difficult choices to…

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Twelfth Night

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

Shakespeare's delightful comedy of love and friendship, a gender-bent romantic adventure on the magical Isle of Ilyria. Performed with original music, Theatricum’s Twelfth Night is a refreshing take on this beloved classic comedy. Twelfth Night runs through September 28th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside The Skin of Our Teeth, An Enemy of the People, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Gin Game, and Moby Dick - Rehearsed. Topanga Residents get 10% OFF tickets to all repertory shows…

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Peter Alsop’s Kids Koncerts – MISTA COOKIE JAR

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$8 – $10

Peter Alsop’s Kids Koncerts present a diversity of musical styles and entertainers, with sing-along songs, drumming, playful silliness and fun for the entire family. This is Mista Cookie Jar's first time at our Kid's Koncert Series. He brings rock star excitement mixed with his own down to earth style and the warmth of family music. $10/per, under 2 free, 5 or more $8/per. For tix https://theatricum.com/family-fundays/kids-koncerts/ Come play with us!

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The Gin Game by Donald L. Colburn

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

Theatricum’s Alan Blumenfeld and Katherine James star as two residents in an elder care facility whose heated rounds of gin rummy are made personal when the game begins to represent their own inner battles and struggle for dignity. The Gin Game runs through September 29th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside The Skin of Our Teeth, An Enemy of the People, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, and Moby Dick - Rehearsed. This production of Donald L.…

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Moby Dick – Rehearsed by Orson Welles

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

Adapted from Herman Melville An acting troupe thrusts us gasping into the heart of Melville's classic tale. Join the whaling voyage under the helm of Captain Ahab, the brooding one-legged fanatic whose revengeful obsession is to kill the dreaded white mammoth…Moby Dick. Theatricum's production of this rarely produced play by creative luminary Orson Welles features original music composed by Marshall McDaniel. Moby Dick - Rehearsed runs through September 29th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside The Skin…

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The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder

September 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$15 – $45

The story of humankind told through the lives of the Antrobus family. Set in 20th century New Jersey and the Ice Age, Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning play is a whirlwind of modernity and antiquity. As relevant today as its original production in 1942, this inspiring piece of Americana uses humor, history, and mythology to highlight humanity’s drive to carry on. The Skin of Our Teeth runs through September 29th as part of Theatricum Botanicum’s 2019 Repertory Season, alongside Moby…

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October 2019

Creative PlayGround: Aesop’s Fables

October 6 @ 11:00 am
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$9

Started by Co-Artistic Directors Karen Hardcastle and Elizabeth Tobias, Creative PlayGround presents literature-based, in-the-round plays performed by a cast of three professional adult actors. Each play is approximately 45 minutes long, appropriate for children 0-11 years of age, and offers opportunities for both group and individual interactivity. A Creative PlayGround performance is modeled after children’s own play and designed to inspire creativity and imagination. All CreativePlayGround Family Fundays performances start at 11:00 am. Tickets are $9 for everyone. Children under 2 yrs are free.

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Creative PlayGround: Ferdinand the Bull

October 13 @ 11:00 am
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$9

Started by Co-Artistic Directors Karen Hardcastle and Elizabeth Tobias, Creative PlayGround presents literature-based, in-the-round plays performed by a cast of three professional adult actors. Each play is approximately 45 minutes long, appropriate for children 0-11 years of age, and offers opportunities for both group and individual interactivity. A Creative PlayGround performance is modeled after children’s own play and designed to inspire creativity and imagination. All CreativePlayGround Family Fundays performances start at 11:00 am. Tickets are $9 for everyone. Children under 2 yrs are free.

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Creative PlayGround: The Velveteen Rabbit

October 20 @ 11:00 am
Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd.
Topanga, CA 90290 United States
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$9

Started by Co-Artistic Directors Karen Hardcastle and Elizabeth Tobias, Creative PlayGround presents literature-based, in-the-round plays performed by a cast of three professional adult actors. Each play is approximately 45 minutes long, appropriate for children 0-11 years of age, and offers opportunities for both group and individual interactivity. A Creative PlayGround performance is modeled after children’s own play and designed to inspire creativity and imagination. All CreativePlayGround Family Fundays performances start at 11:00 am. Tickets are $9 for everyone. Children under 2 yrs are free.

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