October 17, 2018

Calendar: July 10-16



Get ready for laughs with the world premiere of this musical farce based on the biblical tale of Adam and Eve  — with a twist. Directed by Ronnie Marmo, who has directed more than 50 stage productions, the story gets a makeover when the devil interferes by adding the character of Steve to create mischief. The three entangled characters fight to unwind and discover the many definitions of love. Starring Weston Nathanson, William Knight, Michael Spaziani, Jotape Lockwood and Kelley Dorney. 8 p.m. $30. NoHo Arts Center at Theatre 68, 11136 Magnolia Blvd., North Hollywood. (323) 960-7770. ” target=”_blank”>fridaynightlivepup.eventbrite.com.



Legendary Hollywood actor Ed Asner will star in this one-night performance written by the acclaimed TV writer Ed. Weinberger, who wrote for “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson,” “The Bob Hope Show,” “The Bill Cosby Show” and “The Dean Martin Variety Hour.” He has three Golden Globes, nine Emmys and received the Writers Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award. This is his first produced stage play, which transforms a near-tragic experience into a story about a man discovering his inner self late in life — in more ways than one. 7 p.m. $75. Malibu Playhouse, 29243 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. (310) 589-1998. ” target=”_blank”>kentwoodplayers.org.


It’s a rare chance to see Lynn Riggs’ 1931 Broadway play that inspired the first mega-musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma!” which followed 12 years later. The folk drama tells a chaotic love story with singing cowboys and classic folk songs such as “Home on the Range” and “Skip to My Lou.” Curly McLain fights for the affection of Laurey, a farm girl, only to find himself arrested for murder on his wedding night. Directed by Ellen Geer. 7:30 p.m. $10-$39.50 (general), free (ages 6 and under). Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga. (310) 455-3723. SUN | JULY 12


How do you advocate for legislation? What tools do you need to be an effective advocate? These questions and many more will be answered by Dinah Stephens, director of public affairs at Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project of Los Angeles County. Chaired by attorney and women’s activist Sandra Fluke. Snacks and refreshments are included. 2 p.m. $15. National Council of Jewish Women, 543 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 852-8536. WED | JULY 15


The Rotary Club of Woodland Hills hosts a lunch with Erica Miller, an 80-year-old Holocaust survivor and author of “Thanks for My Journey: A Holocaust Survivor’s Story of Living Fearlessly.” As a 7-year-old during the Holocaust, Miller was forced into a holding camp in Ukraine for four years. She survived and went on to serve in the Israeli air force, eventually earning a doctorate in clinical psychology. She will speak on topics such as gender roles, being Jewish and the power of being true to yourself. Noon. $20 (members), $25 (guests). Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. (818) 754-4743.