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The Night Before the Night BeforeThe Night Before The Night Before Christmas

by Cricket Daniel

Nov 10 – Dec 16

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Lou has wrestled with a big ball of tangled Christmas lights for the last time – Christmas is cancelled! Escaping New Jersey, the freezing cold, his nutty family and most of all the holidays, is exactly what Lou plans to do. However, a freak snowstorm leaves the couple stranded in the airport and their dreams of sipping Pina Coladas on the beach is in peril. Will a couple of unlikely characters help restore Lou and Carol’s Christmas Spirit in the St. Nick of time?

All seats open seating except for season subscribers.

2018 Season Launch Party
LFT’s 2018 Season Launch Party

Saturday, November 18, 2-4PM
Join us for the unveiling of our 2018 season!

Little Fish Theatre
Buy tickets for the 2018 Season Launch Party
Tickets: $25 in advance
($30 at the door)
[Sorry, no anytime tickets for this special event.]

Nibble on some fabulous hors d’oeuvres, hear about all our productions for 2018, and mingle with the artists and staff that make Little Fish your favorite theatre. Plus, you’ll get a sneak peek at one of next season’s plays


Great for gifts! Just call our reservation line at 310.512.6030 or text to 424.226.6030 as early as possible to reserve your seats. Good for any of the 11 scheduled plays in 2016, or beyond — our Anytime Tickets never expire! (Cannot be used for Special Events.) Tickets will be mailed to you; allow 2 weeks for mailing. Be sure to give us your mailing address if it’s different from your credit card billing address. If you want to attend a show earlier than that, just call our reservation line and tell us you want to use the anytime tickets you bought online, and we’ll have the tickets at the theater for you to pick up.

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In our effort to improve your ticketing experience, you’ll notice our new ticketing system when you place your order. Note ticket purchase via sister Shakespeare by the Sea Web Site.

2017 Season

Pick of the Vine: Season 15

directed by Madeleine Drake, Gigi Fusco Meese, Richard Perloff, & Elissa Anne Polansky
Jan 13 – Feb 11

Actor Fund Special Event
Jan 15

Laughter on the 23rd Floor
by Neil Simon, directed by Holly Baker-Kreiswirth
Apr 21 – May 20

Henry V – A Special Event staged reading to benefit SBTS’s 20th Anniversary Season
April 23

Dinner with Friends
by Donald Margulies
Directed by Mark Piatelli
May 10 – 28

Improv Night at Little Fish Theatre
Special event
May 21

The Good Doctor
by Neil Simon & Anton Chekhov, directed by James Rice
Jun 16 – Jul 15

Dear Master
by Dorothy Bryant
Jun 22 – Jul 13

Best of Pick of the Vine
The Best Short Plays Reprisal
Aug 4 – Sep 2

We’re splitting up the 14 short plays over TWO nights for a double dose of hilarity. Choose from Series A or Series B by date of performance.
BOTH evenings are must see!

Boeing Boeing
by Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverly Cross & Francis Evans
Sep 22 – Oct 21

On The Verge
or The Geography of Yearning
by Eric Overmyer, directed by Richard Perloff
Sep 28 – Oct 19

The Night Before The Night Before Christmas
by Cricket Daniel
Nov 10 – Dec 16


by Ronald Harwood, directed by Margaret Schugt
Moving to 2018


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2017 Ticket Prices:

$27 regular admission Mainstage series
$25 seniors (60+) Mainstage series
$23 1st Look – Mainstage opening night only

$45 Whale & Ale Dinner/Theatre package

If you have reservations that are in conflict with the new schedule, you will be contacted to adjust them. Or you can reach Patrick in advance at boxoffice@littlefishtheatre.org or by text him at 424.226.6030. Thank you for your patience during this challenging time. We apologize for these unexpected circumstances, and look forward to welcoming you back to LFT in April. Click here to help us get re-opened by donating to the Electrical Repair Fund.

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