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Can't-miss theater events in Los Angeles this week

Can't-miss theater events in Los Angeles this week
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By Hoodline - Published on April 16, 2019.

If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Los Angeles this week, from dark comedy to two short plays.

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"Friends With Guns"

See the new play "Friends With Guns" by Stephanie Alison Walker on Friday night. Two liberal-minded couples confront the issue of gun control and ownership in this dark comedy.

When: Friday, April 19, 8 p.m.
Where: The Road on Magnolia, 10747 Magnolia Blvd.
Price: $17

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"Sunday in the Park with George"

See the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning Broadway musical, "Sunday in the Park with George," at Westchester Playhouse on Friday. The play, based on the creation of artist George Seurat's "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte," follows Seurat as he works through his struggles with creativity and his relationship in the first act. The second act centers on Seurat's grandson, George, who seeks to find meaning in art.

When: Friday, April 19, 8 p.m.
Where: Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave.
Price: $13.50

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"Let Me Hear You Whisper"/"The Strangest Kind of Romance"

Enjoy two engaging short plays about the human condition at Group Rep on Saturday afternoon. The first play, "Let Me Hear You Whisper," tells the story of a cleaning lady of an animal-testing laboratory who finds herself drawn to a dolphin. "The Strangest Kind of Romance" features a boarding house keeper showing a potential tenant around the house and telling the story of the men who have lived there previously.

When: Saturday, April 20, 2 p.m.
Where: Group Rep, 10900 Burbank Blvd.
Price: $10

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