Theater & Shows in Oxnard Shores

The Dollface Dames at Magicopolis on September 13–January 10 at 10:30 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

The Dollface Dames

Magicopolis

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Foxy burlesque team enthralls audiences with evening of striptease, song, comedy, and vaudeville

$30 $15

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Ivan Amodei's "Intimate Illusions" at Beverly Wilshire (Up to 59% Off). Ten Showtimes Available.

Intimate Illusions

Beverly Wilshire Hotel

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Award-winning magician dazzles with carefully wrought illusions and witty banter, accompanied by a live cellist

$73 $30

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Christian Ford #MagicMan Show for One or Two at Jon Lovitz Comedy Club on October 12 or 24 (Up to 50% Off)

Christian Ford #MagicMan

Jon Lovitz Comedy Club

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Christian Ford astounds audiences with death-defying feats in an all-ages or adults-only show

$15 $10

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Standup Show and Appetizer Platter for Four, Plus 4 Tickets to a Future Show at Ha Ha Café Comedy Club (Up to 87% Off)

Ha Ha Café Comedy Club

Valley Village

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Showcases held seven days a week feature headlining comics from around the world, high-energy hosts, and surprise celebrity visits

$191.90 $25

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Alex Ramon #NewMagic at El Portal Theatre on November 1 at 8 p.m. or November 2 at 3 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Alex Ramon #NewMagic

El Portal Theatre

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Award-winning magician reveals new illusions and sleight of hand tricks in his family-friendly show

$50 $25

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$20 for One Ticket to "Smoke & Mirrors" Play at The Road Theatre (Up to $37.20 Value)

"Smoke & Mirrors"

The Road Theatre

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Albie Selznick performs impossible stunts on his journey to becoming a master illusionist

$37.20 $20

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Standup Comedy at Flappers Comedy Club (Up to 57% Off)

Flappers Comedy Club

Multiple Locations

Comedy club features sets from nationally touring standups seen on television

$58 $25

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"Girls Night: The Musical" at Torrance Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, October 25 (Up to 34% Off)

"Girls Night: The Musical"

Torrance Cultural Arts Center

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Girls Night: The Musical follows five women sharing life stories during a night of karaoke filled with bawdy laughs and classic songs

$53 $35

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"The Great Latino Love Debate" at Downtown Independent Theatre on October 29 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

The Great Latino Love Debate

Downtown Independent Theatre

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Town Hall-style dating event pairs 6 love experts with 200 singles for an evening of advice, fun, and flirting

$41.99 $25

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Standup Comedy for Two or Four with Tickets to a Future Show at Hollywood Improv (Up to 76% Off)

Hollywood Improv

Hollywood Improv

Storied comedy club hosts nationally touring comedians such as Michael Palascak, Greg Fitzsimmons, and David Huntsberger

$80 $20

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F.A.C.E. Runway Fashion Show at 333 Live on Saturday, November 1, at 8:00 p.m. (Up to 43% Off)

F.A.C.E. Runway Fashion Show

333 Live

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Mingle with celebrities and fashion bloggers while watching a runway show displaying designers' 2015 collections; after-party with DJs

$31.74 $18

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"Little Shop of Horrors" at Cupcake Theater on October 3–November 9 (Up to 50% Off)

"Little Shop of Horrors"

Cupcake Theater​​

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A lovelorn flower-shop employee finds himself in trouble when his venus flytrap finds an appetite for human flesh in this R&B musical

$38 $19

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The Hollywoodland Murder: Deadly Dinner Theater for One or Two at Next Door Lounge (Up to 52% Off)

Next Door Lounge

Hollywood

Guests dine on three courses as the Hollywoodland Murder show provides entertainment in a stylish, welcoming speakeasy

$84 $45

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VIP Admission and Premium Drinks for Two or Four at The Belasco Theater (Up to 65% Off)

The Belasco Theater

Downtown Los Angeles

Sip drinks in a 40,000-square-foot venue with a ballroom, theatre, basement lounge, and tapas bar

$75 $27

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Standup for Two with Nachos and Tickets to a Future Show at The Ice House (Up to 79% Off)

The Ice House

West Central

Club carries on a 50-year tradition of hilarity that has included Robin Williams, George Lopez, and Jerry Seinfeld

$94.50 $20

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"The Un-Royal Ball" Comedy Dinner Show and Souvenir Wine Glasses for Two on Saturday Evenings (Up to 40% Off)

"The Un-Royal Ball"

Belly Laugh Productions / Courtyard by Marriott at Old Town Pasadena

Audience members enjoy a gourmet 4-course meal while witnessing high-jinks explode during an interactive spy-comedy dinner show

$132.12 $79

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A frequent finalist for Best Comedy Club according to Ventura County Reporter's readers, Ventura Improv Company offers the only improv comedy in Ventura and has been eliciting chortles and guffaws with family-friendly farce for the past 21 years. The VIC's veteran comedic combatants perform unscripted comedy through scenes, games, and music created on the spot. The VIC performs shows such as Spontaneous Broadway, a full-length musical whose plot is conceived through audience suggestions, and TheatreSports Team Match, a two-team battle where competitors perform a challenge set by the host.

34 N Palm St
Ventura,
CA
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Writer and performer Tom Dugan—familiar from bit parts on Friends and Curb Your Enthusiasm —corralled three nominations from the L.A. Stage Alliance Ovation Awards, including Best Play and Best Leading Actor for his portrayal of the "Jewish James Bond" in his riveting, one-man performance about a Holocaust survivor's relentless quest for justice. Pacing through his box-cluttered Vienna office on the day of his retirement, Simon fills in a group of off-screen American students on the tactical methods he used to hunt Adolf Eichmann, Franz Stangl, and Dr. Mengele, among other Nazi war criminals. He infuses his anecdotes with mordant wit and genuine warmth, laughing over being mistaken for Laurence Olivier (who played him in the film The Boys From Brazil) one moment, and making mournfully poetic observations the next, such as likening a sunflower to a periscope of the dead. As his memories wander from the Warsaw ghetto to Jerusalem, from death camps to the slums of Buenos Aires, he paints a gripping portrait of humanity's unquenchable thirst for justice even in the face of utmost horror.

1006 E Main St
Ventura,
CA
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Arthur Murray Dance Studio has been a leading name in franchise dance since 1912, when the entrepreneur began selling mail-order dance lessons. Expanding his reach, he enlisted teachers to spread his signature dance lessons on first-class steamships and skyrocketed to fame in the '30s after introducing the public to such dances as the Lambeth Walk and the Big Apple. By the 1950s, Arthur and his wife, Kathryn, were hosting their own highly popular TV show on ABC, the Arthur Murray Dance Party, which ran for 12 years. Today, Arthur Murray's team prepares students for rug cutting at special events and weekend nightclub jaunts. Clients who arrive to lessons partnerless will be paired up with an instructor as the teachers assess their current skill level and make recommendations on the most appropriate program. Throughout lessons, instructors teach the foundations of two to four dances from a long list of styles that range from Latin to country-western, helping students to learn basic step patterns, timing, and the ability to lead or follow.

6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd
Woodland Hills,
CA
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Just before Halloween, Theatricum BOO-tanicum stocks its wooded grounds in the heart of Topanga Canyon with ghosties friendly to all ages. Throughout the evening, spooky guides weave stories about things that go bump or hiss in the night while teaching the basics of carving pumpkins and how to avoid accidentally granting them consciousness. Costumed thespians, many of whom can be seen on stage in less ghastly roles during the Theatricum Botanicum's regular season, staff a haunted house and game booths, and live musicians including Tommy Santee Klaws, Peter Alsop, and the Matt Van Winkle Band perform ghoulish hits. Guests can attempt to outscare the pros at a costume contest, and for an additional $10, help themselves to a portion of chicken and waffles from Bon Mélange Catering.

1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd
Topanga,
CA
US

New York-native John Cassese's motto is, "If you can walk, you can dance." The celebrity dance instructor and choreographer's own quick-stepping career began at the tender age of 10, jumpstarting a passion that would eventually take him careening across the stages of off-Broadway productions, nightclubs, dance competitions, and the occasional monster-truck rally. It wasn't until he relocated to Los Angeles that an agent dubbed him "The Dance Doctor," and soon after, he found his fleet-footed prowess and teaching abilities in high demand amongst production studios such as Sony, Paramount, and 20th Century Fox.

Between choreographing a Charleston dance sequence on AMC's Mad Men and singing at the 50th birthday parties of Billy Crystal and Wolfgang Puck, John leads a team of instructors as they teach celebs and everyday Tinseltowners the finer points of styles ranging from ballet to hip-hop. Despite all the fanfare, his biggest praise comes from his work with soon-to-be-married couples, who seek his advice on everything from basic steps and song selection, to the length of the post-cake-cutting conga line.

1440 4th St
Santa Monica,
CA
US

The husband-and-wife duo behind Magicopolis, by now seasoned television guests thanks to frequent praising press, delight and surprise audiences with their Broadway-style magicomedy stage show Escape Reality. The 90- to 120-minute spectacle features original takes on classic magic enigmas, demonstrating dangerous escape acts and on-stage levitation, a skill first used during dunks at Salem all-star basketball games. Eye-popping feats are punctuated with engaging music, comedy, and audience participation, including mind-boggling mind-reading demonstrations. Magicopolis is an especially up-close-and-personal affair, and unlike Hollywood films, where the actors are trapped behind an impersonal screen, the Magicopolis magicians make lasting connections with their gaping guests. Great for unawkward first dates that leave the parlor tricks to the pros, a visit to Magicopolis is a singular entertainment outing. Call to make a reservation.

1418 4th St
Santa Monica,
CA
US