2016 Roundup

Below I’ve compiled a list of every play, concert, live event we saw this year. Because it was a record year for entertainment (for us), and I’d rather remember 2016 for that than, well…anything else (election *cough* the demise of the USA *cough*).

This year we saw 34 stage productions together: 
Spelling Bee (YAE Forever)
1984 (Broad Stage)
An Act of God (Ahmanson)
Empire (La Mirada)
Barcelona (The Geffen)
Magic Flute (LA Opera)
Madame Butterfly (LA Opera)
Tick Tick Boom (After Hours Theatre)
Stage Kiss (Geffen)
Office Hour (SCR)
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (Ahmanson)
Amadeus (SCR)
Hairy Ape (Odyssey)
La Boheme (LA Opera)
Fringe: Voices, Adam Bomb(s), Porn Rock, All the Best Killers are Librarians
Gruesome Playground Injuries (Hudson)
Bad Jews (Theatre of Note)
Grey Gardens (Ahmanson)
All The Way (SCR)
Barbecue (Geffen)
District Merchants (SCR)
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Mark Taper)
A View from the Bridge (Ahmanson)
Macbeth (LA Opera)
Destiny of Desire (SCR)
Icebergs (Geffen)
Akhnaten (LA Opera)
Wonderful Town (LA Opera)
Beauty Queen of Leenane (Mark Taper)
Amelie (Ahmanson)
Home Alone (Rockwell)

Trevor saw a few shows on his own or with friends:
Disgraced (Mark Taper)
Little Mermaid (La Mirada)

I saw a few shows on my own or with friends:
Newsies (Segerstrom)
Figaro (Panic Productions)
Parade (Panic Productions)
Beautiful (Pantages)
A Chorus Line (Hollywood Bowl)
Westside Story (Hollywood Bowl)
Wizard of Oz (GTC)
Lend Me A Tenor (La Mirada)
Mutthouse the Musical staged reading (NoHo Arts Center)
I Love You Because (After Hours Theatre)
Funny Girl (Conundrum Theatre Company)
A co-worker’s daughter’s variety show
Fringe: Vintage Box, All Aboard the Marriage Hearse, Edges, Mmhmm: A Killer One Woman Show, Cold Tangerines, Power! Stokley Carmichael, The Father, the Son, and the Holy Sh!t, Bloody Beautiful, Qaddafi’s Cook – Living in Hell, Cooking for the Devil*, Take Another Look, #WhaleFail, Gilda: A Tribute to Beloved Comedienne Gilda Radner*, Aurora & Larry, Fairytales Against Humanity, Please Stand Clear The Doors Are Closing, Feast of Snacks, Strap-On, Seven Decembers, Suckin Injun
The Seven Guys You Date Before You Get Married (twice)
MI Comedy Theatre Lip Sync Battle
MI Teen Slasher Flick
No Limits Comedy Hour
Not to mention the countless MI and Max improv shows I attended

We also attended:
2 food festivals (LA Weekly’s Tacolandia and 626 Night Market)
2 Dodgers Games
1 Padres Game
1 Kings game (our first hockey game!)
1 Tony-viewing party
Grease live viewing party
Hairspray live viewing party
Hamilton documentary viewing party
1 Nerdology game show
Jeff Goldblum’s jazz show at the Rockwell (twice)
Leon Bridges concert
Max Amory concert
Steve Martin & Martin Short in concert
A pole dancing competition
Rhapsody en Dance concert
2 escape rooms
2 county fairs (LA & SD)
Miss Saigon 25th Anniversary special screening
Jazz shows: Baked Potato, Blue Whale, Lighthouse Cafe

Bye 2016! We won’t miss ya but thanks for the fun!

 

 

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