LOCAL DEALS

Comedy on the Promenade: See TV Comics Live

at Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica
OFFER DATES:
Sat, August 18
Sat, August 25
FULL PRICE: $12
OFFER PRICE: $5

In the heart of the world-famous 3rd Street Promenade in beautiful, balmy Santa Monica awaits a great night of comedy. Hosting talent seen on "Late Show", "The Tonight Show", Comedy Central and HBO sp... [more+]

In the heart of the world-famous 3rd Street Promenade in beautiful, balmy Santa Monica awaits a great night of comedy. Hosting talent seen on "Late Show", "The Tonight Show", Comedy Central and HBO specials, the Promenade Playhouse delivers serious laughs from great comics. Many major celebrities cut their comedy chops here, so you never know when you'll be watching the next big name in stand-up. Make an evening of it, as the venue is surrounded by a wide variety of great shops and restaurants. [less-]

Los Angeles Club Crawl: Experience L.A.'s Vibrant Nightlife

at Golden Gopher, Los Angeles
OFFER DATES:
Sat, August 18
Sat, August 25
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $18

By day, Los Angeles is all business. But when the lights go down on the City of Angels, it transforms into one of the hottest nightlife spots in the U.S. Now you can get an inside pass into some of L.... [more+]

By day, Los Angeles is all business. But when the lights go down on the City of Angels, it transforms into one of the hottest nightlife spots in the U.S. Now you can get an inside pass into some of L.A.'s coolest clubs and bars with these fun crawls. Get a taste of the vibrant party scene as you hop from one trendy spot to the next with a group of fellow partiers, with no cover charges and drink specials all night long. Party with dozens of locals and tourists and enjoy express entry to four hot L.A. nightlife venues: Check in at local fave Golden Gopher (and score a free welcome shot with drink purchase), feel like you're partying in a museum at Clifton's, take on the high-energy dance floor of Crocker Club, and party it up at The Reserve, which features a vintage bank vault basement club with dance floors and DJs. [less-]

Eerie Theatrical Experience From "Force of Nature"

at The Belfry Stage, Upstairs @ The Crown, North Hollywood
OFFER DATES:
Sat, August 18
Fri, August 24
Fri, August 24
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Fri, August 24
Fri, August 24
Fri, August 24
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Sat, August 25
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FULL PRICE: $18
OFFER PRICE: $12

What are you afraid of? You may find out when Force of Nature explores the darkness with the latest chapter of their hit theatrical haunt experience "Fallen Saints: Dark". Prepare for a psychological ... [more+]

What are you afraid of? You may find out when Force of Nature explores the darkness with the latest chapter of their hit theatrical haunt experience "Fallen Saints: Dark". Prepare for a psychological exploration through the dark and creepy corners of your mind at The Crown in North Hollywood. [less-]

"The Psychic": A Comedic Murder-Mystery

at Lincoln Stegman Theatre, North Hollywood
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sat, August 25
Sun, August 26
FULL PRICE: $12
OFFER PRICE: $6

"The Psychic" follows the chaotic life of Adam Webster, a down-on-his-luck writer, who has put up a sign in desperation to make the rent. The sign soon draws a potpourri of interesting characters and ... [more+]

"The Psychic" follows the chaotic life of Adam Webster, a down-on-his-luck writer, who has put up a sign in desperation to make the rent. The sign soon draws a potpourri of interesting characters and Adam finds himself entangled in a hilarious murder mystery that he never could have "predicted!" "The Psychic" hits the stage at Lincoln Stegman Theatre in North Hollywood. [less-]

"MADtv" Comedian Aries Spears

at Levity Live Comedy Club, Oxnard
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
FULL PRICE: $22
OFFER PRICE: $11

Injecting his own humor into celebrity impersonations of Shaquille O'Neal, Eddie Murphy, Mike Tyson, Snoop Dog and Queen Latifah, Aries Spears solidified his comic genius and displayed his wide-range ... [more+]

Injecting his own humor into celebrity impersonations of Shaquille O'Neal, Eddie Murphy, Mike Tyson, Snoop Dog and Queen Latifah, Aries Spears solidified his comic genius and displayed his wide-range of zany characters as a series regular on the hit sketch comedy show "MADtv". As a Chicago native, Spears discovered his funny bone at 14 years old and performed at comedy clubs around his hometown. Since then, Spears continued to make a wide variety of film and television appearances such as "Jerry Maguire", "Malcolm X", "Soul Train", "Def Comedy Jam" and "Showtime at the Apollo". Spears returns to his stand-up comedy roots at Levity Live Comedy Club in Oxnard as he serves up more spot-on impersonations and hilarious comedy. [less-]

Experience Billie Holiday in Holographic 3D

at Hologram USA Theater, Los Angeles
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Mon, August 20
Tue, August 21
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Sun, August 19
Mon, August 20
Tue, August 21
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Thu, August 23
Fri, August 24
Sat, August 25
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Mon, August 27
Tue, August 28
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Fri, August 31
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FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $7.50

Once upon a time, holograms were either some sci-fi fantasy ("Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you're my only hope") or some sort of futuristic technology you'd never hope to see in your lifetime. But when a h... [more+]

Once upon a time, holograms were either some sci-fi fantasy ("Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you're my only hope") or some sort of futuristic technology you'd never hope to see in your lifetime. But when a holographic Tupac Shakur materialized at the 2012 Coachella alongside Dr. Dre and Snoop Dog, minds were forever blown. Now, you can experience the phenomenon yourself in this cutting-edge concert presented by Hologram USA, featuring the best of jazz icon Billie Holiday. Through the use of innovative motion capture, high-tech projections and sound editing, legendary stars like Holiday are digitally resurrected on the stage -- and not only can these life-like re-creations perform all of your favorite tunes, they can also interact with the audience. Step inside L.A.'s Hologram USA Theater and see the future as it's unfolding while marveling at a musical genius of the past. [less-]

"Drink, Paint, Create": Wine & Dine While Making Art

at Claim Jumper, Burbank
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sun, August 26
Sun, September 02
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Sun, August 26
Sun, September 02
Sun, September 09
Sun, September 16
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Sun, September 30
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FULL PRICE: $40
OFFER PRICE: $20

Spend a relaxing evening outdoors with a brush in one hand and a glass of wine or craft beer glass in the other, at this "Drink, Paint, Create" gathering. Whether you're a novice painter or an experie... [more+]

Spend a relaxing evening outdoors with a brush in one hand and a glass of wine or craft beer glass in the other, at this "Drink, Paint, Create" gathering. Whether you're a novice painter or an experienced artist, this event at the Claim Jumper in Burbank offers a fun and relaxing way to express your creativity. All the materials you need to create your own masterpiece are provided for you, including an easel, canvas and paint, of course, and you can purchase food and drink from the venue. [less-]

"The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Clueless"

at Rockwell: Table & Stage, Los Angeles
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Thu, August 23
Fri, August 24
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Thu, August 23
Fri, August 24
Sat, August 25
Sun, August 26
Thu, August 30
Fri, August 31
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FULL PRICE: $29 - $59
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $49

It's back, but better than ever! It helped usher totally awesome terms like "Whatever" and "As if" into the mainstream, but those gems of the lexicon are only the beginning of what the endlessly quota... [more+]

It's back, but better than ever! It helped usher totally awesome terms like "Whatever" and "As if" into the mainstream, but those gems of the lexicon are only the beginning of what the endlessly quotable film "Clueless" has to offer. Now the classic cult comedy starring Alicia Silverstone is getting an unauthorized musical adaptation at beloved Los Feliz dinner theater destination Rockwell. Here's the cool part. It features an all-new script, new cast and a new director. Starring some of Los Angeles' finest belters of show tunes, it's a marvelously campy onstage send-up to one of the most marvelously campy onscreen send-ups ever made. [less-]

"The Crucible": Classic Performed Under the Stars

at Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sat, August 25
FULL PRICE: $25 - $38.50
OFFER PRICE: $12.50 - $19.25

Salem, Massachusetts, 1692. "The Crucible", a classic parable of mass hysteria draws a chilling parallel between the Salem witch-hunt of 1692 and the McCarthyism which gripped America in the 1950s. Th... [more+]

Salem, Massachusetts, 1692. "The Crucible", a classic parable of mass hysteria draws a chilling parallel between the Salem witch-hunt of 1692 and the McCarthyism which gripped America in the 1950s. The story of how the small community of Salem is stirred into madness by superstition, paranoia and malice is a savage attack on the evils of mindless persecution and the terrifying power of false accusations. See this classic performed under the stars at Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum in Topanga. [less-]

A Star's Dark Secret Revealed in "Famous"

at The 11:11, West Hollywood
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sat, August 25
Sun, August 26
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Sat, August 25
Sun, August 26
Fri, September 07
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Fri, September 14
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FULL PRICE: $35 - $50
OFFER PRICE: $20 - $35

Jason Mast, the Hollywood star at the center of the new play "Famous", is living the dream. He's just been nominated for his first Oscar and is throwing the party to end all parties to celebrate, and ... [more+]

Jason Mast, the Hollywood star at the center of the new play "Famous", is living the dream. He's just been nominated for his first Oscar and is throwing the party to end all parties to celebrate, and you're invited. Through his eyes, you'll witness a world fueled by sex, money and power, where image is everything. The night unfolds at an adrenaline-rushed pace, ultimately revealing one of Jason's darkest secrets. His attempt to control the outcome ignites a chain of events that pushes the boundaries of real friendship and reveals the true cost of fame. Writer-director Michael Leoni, whose previous hit, "Elevator", earned raves from the "Los Angeles Times" and "Broadway World", brings this look at the cost of fame to The 11:11. [less-]

Cover Bands Play Classic Songs in "Best of Rock Tributes"

at Katie Jakes Bar & Grill, Covina
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sun, August 26
Sun, September 02
FULL PRICE: COMP
OFFER PRICE: FREE

The soundalike bands handpicked to play this series are some of the best in the biz when it comes to re-creating the real rock experience. From A to Z (Aerosmith to Zeppelin) and way beyond, you'll he... [more+]

The soundalike bands handpicked to play this series are some of the best in the biz when it comes to re-creating the real rock experience. From A to Z (Aerosmith to Zeppelin) and way beyond, you'll hear favorites from just about every era and marvel at how close these tribute groups come to nailing the look and sound of the originals, note-for-note and lick-for-lick. There's nothing like rocking out to your favorite classic hits played live, at Katie Jakes in Covina. [less-]

"Cry It Out": A Comedy About Motherhood

at Atwater Village Theatre, Los Angeles
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
FULL PRICE: $34
OFFER PRICE: Sold Out

Cooped up on maternity leave and eager for conversation, Jessie invites the funny and forthright Lina for coffee in their neighboring backyards. They become fast friends, quickly bonding over their sh... [more+]

Cooped up on maternity leave and eager for conversation, Jessie invites the funny and forthright Lina for coffee in their neighboring backyards. They become fast friends, quickly bonding over their shared "new mom" experience -- and arousing the interest of a wealthy neighbor hoping for a similar connection. This insightful comedy takes an honest look at the absurdities of new motherhood, the dilemma of returning to work versus staying at home, and how class impacts parenthood and friendship. See "Cry It Out" at the Atwater Village Theatre. [less-]

A Comedy About Life & Death: "Under the Jello Mold"

at Pico Playhouse, Los Angeles
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sun, August 26
FULL PRICE: $30
OFFER PRICE: $15

In the award-winning comic play "Under the Jello Mold", Jennie Fahn revisits her very colorful character of a mother during what turned out to be the final act of her mother's life. Jennie's mother wa... [more+]

In the award-winning comic play "Under the Jello Mold", Jennie Fahn revisits her very colorful character of a mother during what turned out to be the final act of her mother's life. Jennie's mother was a force to be reckoned with -- a former dancer never content to merely rehash her past, there was always a story to be embellished, always a name to drop, always a lesson to teach. Jennie learns that not only were her post-mortem instructions hid in a specific place ... her mother was also hiding a long-held secret. Enjoy this comedy about life, loss and being of sound mind and body at the Pico Playhouse in Los Angeles. [less-]

"Cinderella": A Mini-Magical Musical

at Pico Playhouse, Los Angeles
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sun, August 26
FULL PRICE: $15 - $30
OFFER PRICE: $7.50 - $20

The magic comes to life in one of the most beloved fairytales of all time, "Cinderella". All she wants is to go to one ball, but Cinderalla's wicked stepmother and stepsisters won't let her! In true f... [more+]

The magic comes to life in one of the most beloved fairytales of all time, "Cinderella". All she wants is to go to one ball, but Cinderalla's wicked stepmother and stepsisters won't let her! In true fairy tale style, Cinderella discovers that with a little help from her mice friends and her fairy godmother, dreams really can come true. Will Prince Charming find the girl who lost the glass slipper? This is a one-hour, immersive, interactive Creating Arts Company signature mini-musical and is perfect for ages 3 to 103. Stay after the show to meet your favorite characters, get autographs and pictures. [less-]

Acclaimed Dramedy "The Motherf**ker With the Hat"

at GGC Theatre, Hollywood
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sat, August 25
Sun, August 26
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Sat, August 25
Sun, August 26
Sat, September 01
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Now coming to the Gloria Gifford Conservatory Theatre in Hollywood, this Tony-nominated dark comedy centers on an ex-con and recovering alcoholic, who thinks he's got his life back on track. But when ... [more+]

Now coming to the Gloria Gifford Conservatory Theatre in Hollywood, this Tony-nominated dark comedy centers on an ex-con and recovering alcoholic, who thinks he's got his life back on track. But when he finds a mysterious hat in his girlfriend's apartment, it sends him back down the path of destruction. Written by Stephen Adly Guirgis, "The Motherf**ker With the Hat" is a ferociously funny play filled with memorable characters and acid-tongued dialogue that provides a gleefully vulgar glimpse at the complicated process of recovery from love and other addictions. [less-]

Delicious Food-Themed Burlesque Show

at El Cid, Los Angeles
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Sun, August 19
Sun, September 23
Sun, October 21
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FULL PRICE: $20 - $50
OFFER PRICE: $10 - $25

Do you love brunch? Do you sometimes wish you could marry two of your favorite things -- food and burlesque dancers? Cherry Poppins Productions is proud to join Lili St. Byr and Ginger Lee Belle in a ... [more+]

Do you love brunch? Do you sometimes wish you could marry two of your favorite things -- food and burlesque dancers? Cherry Poppins Productions is proud to join Lili St. Byr and Ginger Lee Belle in a fearsome squad for their newest food-themed burlesque show "Foodies & Boobies"! Join some of L.A.'s hottest burlesque dancers for this messy and delicious burlesque extravaganza at El Cid in Los Angeles. Brunch is available for purchase. [less-]

The Wit and Wisdom of Sholom Aleichem

at The Other Space at Santa Monica Playhouse, Santa Monica
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sat, August 25
Sun, August 26
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Sat, September 08
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FULL PRICE: $35
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

Take a journey through the life, loves and laughter of the world's most beloved Yiddish humorist, as you're treated to an in-depth look at the foolish philosophers, philosophical fools, comical "shtet... [more+]

Take a journey through the life, loves and laughter of the world's most beloved Yiddish humorist, as you're treated to an in-depth look at the foolish philosophers, philosophical fools, comical "shtetl" folk and not-so-comical scoundrels that populated Sholom Aleichem's real and fantasy worlds. This bold and bittersweet, raucous and romantic musical comedy celebrates the great man's 102nd Yahrzeit, journeying through his loves and losses, the controversy surrounding his stories and plays, his fame and his failures. The new musical -- the fifth in the Playhouse Sholom Aleichem quintilogy -- stars veteran performer Chris DeCarlo, who once again takes on the role of the beloved author. Catch "Aleichem Sholom!" at The Other Space at Santa Monica Playhouse. [less-]

Jazz Greats at Catalina Bar & Grill

at Catalina Bar and Grill, Hollywood
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Wed, August 22
Thu, August 23
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Wed, August 22
Thu, August 23
Fri, August 24
Sat, August 25
Sun, August 26
Wed, August 29
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FULL PRICE: $20 - $45
OFFER PRICE: $12 - $27

This Hollywood supper club hosts great live jazz and cabaret in a setting with Old World charm. Catalina Bar & Grill has lived up to its slogan "Nothing But the Best in Jazz" by presenting a veritable... [more+]

This Hollywood supper club hosts great live jazz and cabaret in a setting with Old World charm. Catalina Bar & Grill has lived up to its slogan "Nothing But the Best in Jazz" by presenting a veritable who's who of music legends, including Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Carmen McRae, Joe Henderson, Benny Carter, Wynton and Branford Marsalis, Joshua Redman and vocalists like Melissa Manchester, Brenda Russell, Jane Monheit, Barbara Morrison and many more. [less-]

"Letters to Dance": Worldwide Interactive Experience

at Odyssey Theatre, Los Angeles
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sat, August 25
FULL PRICE: COMP
OFFER PRICE: FREE

The Odyssey Theatre and the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles present the West Coast premiere of the worldwide interactive project "Letters to Dance". From Berlin to Tel Aviv to New York, participants have ... [more+]

The Odyssey Theatre and the Goethe-Institut Los Angeles present the West Coast premiere of the worldwide interactive project "Letters to Dance". From Berlin to Tel Aviv to New York, participants have shared their love and memories of dance in their everyday lives -- in the clubs, the streets, at home, in the shower -- through personal letters addressed to dance. In workshops with renowned German choreographers Deufert & Plischke, children, adults and students ages 10 to 95 have come together to combine their favorite personal movements into an original performance for an audience of friends, family and the arts community. Experience this one-of-a-kind dance project at the Odyssey Theatre in L.A. [less-]

"Haiti": William DuBois' Historical Melodrama

at Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga
OFFER DATES:
Sun, August 19
Sun, August 26
FULL PRICE: $25 - $38.50
OFFER PRICE: $12.50 - $19.25

"Haiti" tells the story of the 1802 uprising, led by Toussaint L'Ouverture, that gave Haitians back their country and rule. This rare revival of William DuBois' historical melodrama, strikes a sharp c... [more+]

"Haiti" tells the story of the 1802 uprising, led by Toussaint L'Ouverture, that gave Haitians back their country and rule. This rare revival of William DuBois' historical melodrama, strikes a sharp chord that reverberates throughout the ages. It explores the devastating legacy left by colonialism and slavery, overcome by the strength, resilience, and urgency of those brave enough to fight for freedom. [less-]