California has one of the most active theater communities in the US. In Los Angeles alone, there are 250 theater companies putting up productions from all over the world, be it from Broadway or elsewhere. Apart from the city of Angels, the lovers of theaters are present in other major cities like San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, and others.
In this article, we will try to highlight a few upcoming stage shows in California.
Watch Cinderella, a timeless classic with a Hollywood twist. This Matthew Bourne production comes alive to Prokofiev’s perfect music, and the choreography is breathtaking. The show will be available in The Ahmanson Theatre from 5th of February till the 10th of March.
Even after four years of successful running, Hamilton continues to capture the imagination of every theater lover. If you want to catch the play, it is now available in San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre until April 2019. Curious to know why this play is so famous? Head out to Orpheum and find out for yourself.
The Good Chance Theatre brings their widely acclaimed production Jungle to Curran Theatre. They will stage the play until 19th of May 2019. The Jungle was successfully sold out at London’s West End and in New York.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is an ode to the Grammy-winning artist. It won two Tony Awards in 2014. The musical showcases the difficult road that Carol Klein took until she found fame. The show will run from the end of May until 9th of June at the Golden Gate Theater in San Francisco.
If you want to watch something closer to reality, check out Lackawanna Blues, a chronicle of Tony Award-winning Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The show packs a punch with Grammy-winning Chris Thomas King performing the compositions of Bill Sims Jr.