Arts & Theatre

Stalin's Master Class

A boot stomping on a hand that is playing the piano, against a red background
$20-$40 (Pay what you want Fridays)    |  Apr 6 - May 26, 2024  |  8:00PM - 2:00PM

In this wildly comic, music-filled drama, “Father of the People” Joseph Stalin and Soviet cultural minister Andrei Zhdanov summon composers Sergei Prokofiev and Dmitri Shostakovich to the Kremlin for a vodka-fueled “music lesson.” Can artistic expression be forced to conform to political ideology? April 6–May 26; Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West Los Angeles, 90025; $20-$40; Pay-What-You-Can and enjoy complimentary wine and snacks after the show every Friday; (310) 477-2055;