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Jonah, a new work by Four Clowns (2nd Wednesday)

Beach=Culture at the Annenberg Community Beach House

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

Jonah, a new work by Four Clowns (2nd Wednesday)

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Please plan to arrive by 4:15pm to retain your reservation. Late seating is not guaranteed. To adjust or cancel your reservation for this event, email
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This afternoon features the story of "Jonah" told with clowning and physical theater.

Please note that for all of these performances, parental supervision is advised (PG-13.) Some violence, language, biblical references and an irreverent sensibility applies.

Jonah - lazy, fitful, argumentative Jonah - is charged with a mission he doesn’t want, and escapes as a stowaway on a boat bound for nowhere. Before he knows it, he is deep in the belly of a sea monster and in big trouble!

Jonah is by David Bridel, co-directed by David Bridel and Jeremy Aluma, starring Don Colliver as CAPTAIN, PUPPET 2, SINGING TREE; Dave Honigman as GOD; Jamie Ann Hultgren as SIRI, SAILOR; Connor Kelly-Eiding as SAILOR, PUPPET 1, SINGING TREE; Amir Levi as WHALE, SAILOR; Lis Vizcarra as JONAH; Anna Walters as ALAN, SAILOR, PUPPET 3, SINGING TREE; Masks & Puppetry Design by Bob Beuth; Set & Props Design by Yuri Okahana; Costume Design by Candy Jo Dahlstrom; Stage Manager Ashley Jo Navarro; Assistant Stage Managers Jinwoo Jung & Julianna Stephanie Ojeda; Assistant Directors David Anis & Benji Kaufman.

Fresh from a stint at New York's La Mama theater, our summer Theater Company in Residence, Four Clowns, has created original adaptations of the stories of "Jonah" and "Noah's Ark" for the Beach House site, with free public performances in rotating repertory July 9-11 & 16-18. This performance is outdoors and is approximately 1 hour long. Please wear layers and sun protection. 

Four Clowns is a Los Angeles based nationally touring clown troupe. Dedicated to entertaining as well as experimenting with the relationship between actors and audience, they create new works that utilize physical theater to shine a light on humanity. Follow their blogging at; more about them at

Stop by early to save your seat and check out the historic site! Docents available from 5:15pm.

Tickets are free but space is limited and reservations are required. If you would like to attend, please reserve online. Please plan to arrive by 4:15pm to retain your reservation. Late seating, even for reservation-holders, is not guaranteed. To adjust or cancel your reservation for this event, email We appreciate your keeping in touch!

Getting Here: The Beach House is located at 415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica, CA 90402 on the west side of Pacific Coast Highway. Enter off PCH at the Beach House Way traffic light.

Parking: May-September the parking rate is $3/hr & $12/day at the park and pay machines available in three areas of the ACBH parking lot. Machines take cards and cash. Handicapped placards and Senior Beach Permits are accepted. For updated parking info and lot hours, please check the website for details.

Other events: To view & make reservations for future free Beach=Culture events, check

General Info: For hours, events and more, visit, or call (310) 458-4904. Back on the Beach Café hours are subject to change but are generally through 8pm in the summer, call (310) 393-8282 to confirm.

Have questions about Jonah, a new work by Four Clowns (2nd Wednesday)? Contact Beach=Culture at the Annenberg Community Beach House

When & Where

Annenberg Community Beach House
415 Pacific Coast Hwy at Beach Coast Way
Santa Monica

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)

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Beach=Culture at the Annenberg Community Beach House

Welcome to Beach=Culture, a year-round series of free arts and culture events at the Annenberg Community Beach House. We look forward to seeing you! Please join our email list for monthly updates on our events. For other cultural event signup lists, please check out the Cultural Affairs Division's various interest lists.

Please note that there is bike parking available onsite - bring a lock. Car parking is available and rates vary from weekdays to weekends and season to season.

Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the event; reservations are released then and late seating is not guaranteed. Although Eventbrite's automatic email encourages you to print your ticket out, at this time we only require you to give your last name at the door. If an event is at capacity, we will generally open a waitlist online and you can sign up. We will not contact you; just plan to arrive by 15 minutes prior to the event and we will assess unclaimed reservations then.

If you have any questions, please email or call (310) 458-4904 for the Guest Services desk at the Beach House.

The Annenberg Community Beach House at Santa Monica State Beach is a public beach club open to all - no membership required. For more information, please visit The Beach House is made possible by a generous gift from the Annenberg Foundation, at the recommendation of Wallis Annenberg, and in partnership with the City of Santa Monica and California State Parks. Additional funding was provided by the US Department of Housing & Urban Development and the federal Preserve America program.

The Annenberg Community Beach House is wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant. For disability related accommodations, please call Guest Services at 310-458-4904.

Click to join the Beach House email lists or the Cultural Affairs Division lists for info on other arts programming, including artist opportunities, annual festivals, weekly arts events around town, or monthly updates from the Civic Auditorium and the Miles Playhouse.

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