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L.A. theater openings, Jan. 15-22: 'God Bliss (In the Name of Semelah)' at REDCAT and more

L.A. theater openings, Jan. 15-22: 'God Bliss (In the Name of Semelah)' at REDCAT and more

This week: Indonesian shadow theater at REDCAT, five short plays by Samuel Beckett at the Odyssey, and Segerstrom’s Off-Center Festival continues.

Chapatti Two animal lovers in Dublin connect in Christian O’Reilly’s romantic comedy. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. Sun., 5:30 p.m.; Wed., 7:30 p.m.; Thu., 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 2 and 7:30 p.m.; next Sun., 1 and 5:30 p.m.; ends Jan. 29. $40-$65. (949) 497-2787.

A Touch of the Poet Return engagement of Eugene O’Neill’s drama set in early 19th century New England. Pacific Resident Theatre, 703 Venice Blvd., Venice. Sun.,...

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