The Rosenthal Theater is a creative home for innovative and diverse performance, education and artist engagement that seeks to nurture and illuminate the creative spirit of young people and adults by enabling them to create, present and experience new work.

Immerse Your Imagination

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Each year Inner-City Arts offers shows for school partners and public audiences to experience the magic of live performance. We welcome the community to make meaningful memories with loved ones and see what’s behind the Big Orange Door!

Cada año, Inner-City Arts ofrece espectáculos para que los socios escolares y el público disfruten de la magia de la actuación en vivo. ¡Damos la bienvenida a la comunidad para crear recuerdos significativos con sus seres queridos y ver qué hay detrás de la Big Orange Door!

2023-24 Season

Maestro's Treehouse
The world premiere of an immersive musical theater show for kids and families!

¡El estreno mundial de un espectáculo de teatro musical inmersivo para niños y familias!

Public performances:
Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m.

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Nuestro Planeta
A delightful play about a village of fishermen in Sonora, Mexico, based on true stories exploring themes of ocean conservation, sustainability, and climate justice.

Una obra encantadora sobre un pueblo de pescadores en Sonora, México, basada en historias reales que exploran temas de conservación de los océanos, sostenibilidad y justicia climática.

Public performances:
May 18, 2024, 2 p.m. (with talk-back and art activity)
Tickets coming soon!

Our offerings for teen audiences include shows by Inner-City Arts’ performing arts ensembles, original teen-produced work, and other events curated for Gen Z participants. Find inspiration among your generation of creative young artists!

Nuestras ofertas para el público adolescente incluyen espectáculos de conjuntos de artes escénicas de Inner-City Arts, trabajos originales producidos por adolescentes y otros eventos seleccionados para los participantes de la Generación Z. ¡Encuentra inspiración entre tu generación de jóvenes artistas creativos!

2023-24 Season

T4: Teens Take the Theater
An open-mic event and gallery walk for teens in high school

Come to the Rosenthal Theater at Inner-City Arts for a night of performances and sharing art together. Everyone is invited to sign up and share their creativity in this positive and judgment-free space where we are all accepted and celebrated. Meet friends and be inspired!

Un evento “open-mic” con caminata por la galería para adolescentes

Ven al Teatro Rosenthal en Inner-City Arts para disfrutar de una noche de actuaciones y compartir arte juntos con tus compañeros de secundaria. Todos están invitados a registrarse y compartir su creatividad en este espacio positivo y libre de juicios donde todos somos aceptados y celebrados. ¡Conoce amigos e inspírate!

Nov. 17, 7 p.m.
SHARE YOUR VISUAL ART - submit by Nov. 7

A collaborative offering with our friends at the Skid Row Arts Alliance to welcome community partners as they create, present and share the transformative work they do in our neighborhood.

For More Information on The Rosenthal Theater

For general inquiries about theater programming and/or rentals, please contact:

Michael Sample
Co-Artistic Director
213.443.0550 x 140

With special thanks to our supporters who make this program possible:

The Ahmanson Foundation, The Canet Foundation, LA Arts Recovery Fund, Snap Foundation, Rosenthal Family Foundation, Los Angeles County Arts & Culture, The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, Jason Mraz Foundation, Harman Family Foundation, Nancy E. Barton Foundation, Plotkin Foundation, The Ray and Wyn Ritchie Evans Foundation, Wurwand Foundation, Genesis Inspiration Foundation, Ameriprise Financial, Rose Hills Foundation, The Mark Hughes Foundation

"Having something like The Rosenthal Theater built for the children in this neighborhood and to see them come in here... I think it's going to elevate their whole sense of belonging and ideas of what is possible."

– Monica Rosenthal, Founders Board Member of Inner-City Arts