Scene in LA – January 2021

Well, the holidays are over and Los Angeles County is under lockdown once again with the highest number of COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic last March. Our hospitals are also at full capacity – which means that theaters are still not likely to resume live performances anytime soon.

As such, most surviving theaters continue to expand their online offerings with more events to experience on a virtual basis. Some of these online events are only available on a one-time basis, which are often not announced far enough in advance to be included in this monthly column, while others are ongoing and can be enjoyed on-demand. You will have to visit the venue’s website to see what’s available. Many are free to watch while some charge a fee.

Here are the links to the theater websites that have provided online offerings:

24th Street Theatre
3-D Theatricals

A Noise Within
Antaeus Theatre
Boston Court Pasadena
Coeurage Ensemble
Echo Theater Company
For the Record Live
Fountain Theatre
Garry Marshall Theatre
Gideon and The Blundersnorp
IAMA Theatre Company

International City Theatre
Kentwood Players
Laguna Playhouse
L.A. Chamber Orchestra
L.A. LGBT Center
L.A. Theatre Works (fee & free)

Latino Theater Company
Long Beach Opera
Morgan-Wixson Theatre
Pasadena Playhouse
Robey Theatre Company
Rogue Artists Ensemble
Rubicon Theatre
Sacred Fools
Santa Monica Playhouse
Sierra Madre Playhouse
South Coast Repertory
Theatre 68
The Blank Theatre (fee)

The Blank Theatre (free)

The Broad Stage
The Geffen Playhouse (fee)
The Group Rep
The Matrix Theatre “Scraps”
The Road Theatre Company

The Soraya
The Victory Theatre Center
The Wallis

The Wallis Studio Ensemble

Whitefire “Where Do We Go from Here?”

Until we emerge from this recent spike in cases, we encourage everyone to stay safe by wearing a facemask and practicing proper social distancing at all times, especially when outside in public.

Our warmest wishes go out to all of our readers as we continue to navigate the surging waters of this ever-changing pandemic!

Steve Zall and Sid Fish