Theatre Asylum & Lab and Elephant Space are located on the legendary Theatre Row in Hollywood. Home to Combined Artform who produces, co-produces and rents out the 40-80 seat theatres. Since coming to Los Angeles, Theatre Asylum/Combined has been host to some of the top shows in LA. Including Impro Theatre's : Jane Austin. Pulp Shakespeare, How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse, Carved in Stone and Playdates.

Now Playing In San Francisco

The Santaland Diaries

Come join us on the thirteenth year of The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris and adapted to the stage by Joe Mantello. See the show that has become a “anti-holiday staple” for San Francisco’s audiences Local acclaimed actor, David Sinaiko puts on his elf hat and boots to return to the Eureka Theatre as everyone’s favorite elf, Crumpet,

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Now Playing In Los Angeles

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Back by popular demand after sold-out performances in 2013 (standing room only!) and glowing reviews these three hilarious, touching and surprisingly personal Christmas stories of holidays past by Latina comedians, SANDRA VALLS (Showtime’s “Latin Divas of Comedy”), DIANA YANEZ (“Spanish For Your Nanny” “Let Me Borrow That Top”) and MARIA RUSSELL (TBS’ “Deal With It”) are here again to deck the halls with guacamole! Ay! Ay! Ay!

See why says about Latina Christmas Special, “You must treat yourself!”

People couldn’t get enough of these family stories of chaos, love, and Christmas, so LCS is back with more shows and a bigger space in 2014. This year, these independently funny ladies have put together a show that is sure to continue as a holiday tradition for most Los Angelinos. And with “Special Guest” appearances on various nights, that are sure to rock the house – the show is coming to you bigger, badder, and more escandaloso (Scandalous)!

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Back by popular demand, actor and writer Jason Lott remounts his critically acclaimed solo show WONDERFUL LIFE at Theatre Asylum in Los Angeles.

George Bailey’s struggle to grasp why life is worth living finds a fresh voice in this enchanting one-person retelling of Frank Capra’s classic film “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Penned by Helen Pafumi and Jason Lott, WONDERFUL LIFE reinterprets the well-known screenplay and reintroduces audiences to the residents of Bedford Falls, New York on a fateful Christmas Eve in 1945.

Audiences, young and old, well-versed in the movie and not, find plenty to love in WONDERFUL LIFE, a play that has been called “a real stage gem shining brightly with the true meaning of Christmas spirit.”

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THE SANTA CLOSET, the critically acclaimed solo play from New York writer-performer Jeffrey Solomon, tells the story of Gary, a little boy who writes to Santa Claus for a doll, receives a truck instead, and pens a heart-rending letter to the North Pole that stirs the great Holiday Icon’s soul, pushing him out of the closet and into the culture wars.

A theatrical documentarian inspired by Anna Deveare Smith and the Laramie Project, Mr. Solomon purports to have interviewed, and portrays, all of the key figures in the “Santa-gate” scandal, including little gay Gary, his confused mom and angry dad, Santa’s fake-actress wife, his Agent, his one true love, Giovanni Geppetto (a descendent of Pinocchio) and Mary Ellen Banfield, a conservative activist who is fighting to institute a Santa NO FLY ZONE. The Santa Closet was inspired by the national movement to speak honestly and openly to children about LGBT lives and issues, and the conservative backlash.

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Will Pancho make it to the Casa Mayor in time to surprise the niños on Christmas?

Pay a holiday visit to the home of Pancho Villa, the Mexican Revolution’s biggest star, and his many wives and children. Pancho is a distant papi, Doña Luz is his forever first wife and María serves all.

Hit comedy performed in high telenovela style.

Pick of the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2014!

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Quentin Taratino’s masterpiece PULP FICTION reimagined as if written by the immortal bard William Shakespeare

Featuring: Julia Aks, Drew Derek, Victoria Hogan, Matt Hudacs, Dylan Jones, Garrett Michael Langston, Christian Levatino, Aaron Lyons, Gary Poux, Ian Verrun, Dan White

Stage Manager: Emily Gibson
Directed by Amanda McRaven
Produced by Matthew Quinn & Aaron Lyons

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