The Armenian Genocide & Why You Didn’t Learn About It in School

This fall, ICT is producing Beast On The Moon by Richard Kalinoski; a beautiful play about two survivors of the Armenian Genocide and their journey to make a new life in America. This play has brought a tragic historic issue to light, and was even awarded the Khorenatsi Medal (the highest Armenian Cultural Award) in 2005. This play is not …

Arts Education Month at ICT!

March is Arts Education Month in California, which means we are trying to raise awareness about the importance of supporting not only our educational programs, but programs within the community and schools that provide quality arts education for people of all ages. Here at International City Theatre, we are proud to offer SIX different opportunities to make theatre accessible to …

Arthur Miller: The Moral Voice of the American Stage

Most people know of playwright Arthur Miller from his esteemed and award-winning texts or his infamous marriage to Marilyn Monroe in 1956. While not much is commonly known about Miller’s personal life and upbringing, one could argue it inspired his play, The Price. Although he never outwardly confirmed this, it is clear to see when looking at Miller’s memoir, Timebends, …

ICT Wellness

ICT’s Office Workout Routine: An Homage to Wall Sits   Anyone who knows ICT artistic director caryn desai knows she’s truly passionate about two things; the first and most important being theatre, followed by health. Despite her many meetings and demanding schedule, caryn always makes time for fitness throughout her week. One way she does this is by doing a …

Meet The Cast of ICT’s Life Could Be A Dream!

International City Theatre’s 2019 season is full of some amazing shows, starting off strong with Roger Bean’s Life Could Be A Dream; a musical full of all of your favorite 50’s and 60’s hits! Dream has already attracted a large audience, and expectations are high with this show. With an a-list cast, the well-tuned music direction by Bill Wolfe, and …

Our 2019 Season: A Season of Music, Merriment, and Meaning!

We’ve just wrapped up our 2018 season earlier this month and it’s officially time to start preparing for our 34th season in 2019! We’re honored every day to be Long Beach’s resident professional theater company, and we are so excited for the stories we are going to bring you in 2019. In our season of Music, Merriment, and Meaning, we …

“A Splintered Soul” At International City Theatre

Check out this article from JLIFE Magazine about our upcoming show, A Splintered Soul, and it’s playwright Alan L. Brooks! Article written by Harriet Ellis MORE THAN 73 years have passed since the Holocaust met its deserved demise, so one would think that after all the writings, lectures, poetry, dancing, paintings, discussions, novels, movies, essays, books and opinion pieces on the …

About The 39 Steps: A 100+ Year Old Legacy

Less than three weeks until the hilarious The 39 Steps takes stage at International City Theatre. The West-End production took London by storm and the show was transferred to Broadway where it went on to receive two Tony Awards, a Drama Desk award for “Unique Theatrical Experience”, and 4 other professional theatre awards However, The 39 Steps was originally an …

Last Chances to see “LA Theater at its BEST,” Cardboard Piano at ICT

After two powerful, moving weekends on the Long Beach stage, ICT’s Cardboard Piano will perform its final 4 performances starting tonight at 8 PM. This show has been nothing short of special, both to ICT’s artistic director caryn desai, and to the community who has left the theater with a new take on intolerance, forgiveness, and love. As StageSceneLA reviewer …