Stage productions worth seeking out in Los Angeles this weekend

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If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Los Angeles this week, from a one-man show to a tribute to women superheroes.

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'Two Sisters, Talking' at The Matrix Theatre





First, there's "Two Sisters, Talking" at The Matrix Theatre this weekend. In the poignant comedy, sibling rivalry soars to new heights when two sisters reconnec after a 10-year estrangement.

When: Thursday, Dec. 6-Sunday, Dec. 9; various times
Where: The Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave.
Price: $15

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'Sugar Plum Fairy' at Skylight Theatre





Then, there's the "Sugar Plum Fairy," an offbeat holiday show this Friday at the Skylight Theatre. While encouraging audience members to participate, the show follows the plight of a 12-year-old who yearns to be the lead dancer in a performance of "The Nutcracker."

When: Saturday, Dec. 8-Sunday, Dec. 9; various times
Where: Skylight Theatre, 1816 1/2 N. Vermont
Price: $19-$25

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'Blacktop Highway' at Odyssey Theatre





John Fleck stars in the gothic horror Blacktop Highway this Saturday at the Odyssey Theatre. The one-man performance pits theater and cinema against each other in a funny yet disturbing way. Fleck plays all of the roles -- screenwriter, narrator, commentator, critic as well as animals -- while exploring the depravities of a strange family living in a dilapidated house on the coast of Maine.

When: Saturday, Dec. 8-Sunday, Dec. 9; various times
Where: Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Price: $20

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