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Southern California’s Premier Musical Theater Company in residence at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Long Beach

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As of April 1, 2022, masks are no longer required for those who are fully vaccinated.
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An American in Paris

An American soldier, an alluring French woman, and an indomitable European city each yearn for a new beginning in the aftermath of World War II. Inspired by the Academy Award winning 1951 film, An American in Paris features an enchanting score by George and Ira Gershwin, a fresh, sophisticated book by Tony nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Lucas, and stunning choreography from tap to ballet that will sweep you off your feet!

Summer Youth Program

Summer is around the corner.

Make sure to save a spot for your students, grades 1st– 12th  grade (as of fall 2023) for two weeks of music, dance, singing, and acting July 10 – July 21, 2023.

MTW Master Classes

Musical Theatre West Master Classes provide students of various levels an opportunity to experience direct instruction from professionals considered to be masters in their field.


Join over 900 donors who support Musical Theatre West. Your gift helps us bring musical theatre to Long Beach, its residents and students. Every gift helps no matter how big or small.


Your Favorites from the Screen, Brought to Life on Our Stage!

An American in Paris – Apr 14 – 30, 2023
The Wizard of Oz – Jul 7 – 23, 2023
The Sound of Music – Oct 20 – Nov 5, 2023


Musical Theatre West Gift Vouchers

It’s the perfect gift for the musical theatre lover in your life. And it’s never too late to give! This electronic gift voucher can be sent directly to the recipient and can be used toward purchasing tickets for any of our musicals.

Cultural Equity and Inclusion Statement

Musical Theatre West strives to provide every resident of Long Beach and the surrounding area with opportunities to encounter and engage with musical theatre.

As an arts leader in one of the most culturally rich and diverse areas in the United States, our community has launched us into a leading professional, award-winning regional theatre with national recognition. For over 65 years we have been a champion of introducing broader audiences to Broadway caliber musical theatre in Southern California.

We aspire not only to reach diverse demographics through our onstage productions, traveling performances, and numerous educational opportunities, but also to be inspired and influenced by those we serve, in an attempt to reflect our community and elevate our art form.