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L.A. theater openings, Jan. 22-29: 'Moby Dick' and more

L.A. theater openings, Jan. 22-29: 'Moby Dick' and more

This week: A lively adaptation of “Moby Dick” sails into South Coast Rep. Plus, a new drama about the inner workings of the brain, and the conclusion of Arlene Hutton’s “Nibroc Trilogy.”

God Bliss (In the Name of Semelah) This new work from Eko Nugroho’s shadow-theater ensemble Wayang Bocor tells the story of how Islam came to Java and Indonesia. REDCAT, 631 W. 2nd St., L.A. Sun., 7 p.m. $20, $25. (213) 237-2800.

Hansel & Gretel Multimedia-enhanced all-ages rock musical based on the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. Valley Performing Arts Center, 18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge. Sun., 3 p.m. $38 and up. (818)...

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