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This Week in Theatre: Mt. Olympus, the Groundlings and 365 Plays

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There's an eclectic mix of comedy, drama and spoken word in this week's theatre picks.


Shut Up and Eat Your Groundlings The Groundlings’ latest sketch show hits the stage this weekend.

Groundlings Theater. 7307 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 934-4747 ext. 37. Tickets are $21.50. Opens Friday at 8 pm. Runs Fridays at 8 pm and Saturdays at 8 and 10 pm until Nov. 24.
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L.A. Voz
L.A. Voz (Los Angeles Voice) is a series of spoken word events and poetry. This Saturday night showcases Soundtrack to the Struggle I, featuring writer/performers Jerry Quickley (KPFK); KeyKool of the Visionaries, Denizen Kane, Gina Loring, Josh Silverstein, Skim, DJ Suprema One.

THE NEW LATC, Theatre 2, 514 S. Spring St., Los Angeles. (323) 461-3673. $15. Students $10. Sat., Nov. 3 at 7 pm only.

Liberating Jesus
Leonard Jacobson’s one-man show focuses on a returning Jesus. According to the press materials: "It is an event in consciousness. It will either inspire and enlighten you, and delight you, or it will disturb you. It is very powerful. If you are a Christian who adheres rigidly to traditional beliefs, you probably should NOT attend this play.”

Edgemar Center for the Arts. 2437 Main St., Santa Monica.(800) 838-3006.Tickets are $20. Opens Friday at 8 pm. Runs Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm until Nov. 11.