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Gloria
Thru Oct 21 at Atwater Village Theater. West Coast premiere of a dark comic drama about ambition, office warfare and pecking order. www.echotheatercompany.com

Rope
Thru Oct 28 at Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre.  Chasing a dangerous thrill and "for the fun of the thing", two students commit the perfect murder.  www.actorsco-op.org

Halloween Horror Nights
Thru Nov 3 at Universal Studios Hollywood. Eight terrifying mazes including The Walking Dead, a new Stranger Things, and an all-new Halloween Horror Nights based on the original Universal Monsters. www.hollywood.halloweenhorrornights.com

Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights
Thru Oct 28 at Warner Bros Studio.  See locations from your favorite horror flicks, visit the creepy carnival, and see authentic props and costumes from Tim Burton films.  Explore horrific mazes based on The Exorcist, It, Arkham Asylum, and The Conjuringwww.wbstudiotour.com/horror-made-here

The Haunted Hayride
Thru Oct 28 at the Old Zoo in Griffith Park.  10th annual hayride includes four scare zones, a true dark maze and a scary-go-round. www.losangeleshauntedhayride.com

I, As Well
Thru Nov 4 at the Groundlings Theatre. Spend Sunday nights with former SNL cast member Julia Sweeney's one-person comedy-monologue rant show. www.groundlings.com

The Groundlings Halloween Show
Oct 5-27 The only show where boos are encouraged. www.thegroundlings.com

Scream Fest Horror Film Festival
Oct  9-18. TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. The largest and longest running horror film festival in the U.S. www.screamfestla.com

Halloween at El Capitan Theatre
Oct 11-21. Disney's Hocus Pocus Oct 6-15 and The Nightmare Before Christmas Oct 22-31. www.elcapitantheatre.com

Silence! The Musical
Oct 11-Nov 3 at the Let Live Theatre at The Actors Company.  Bawdy musical parody of "Silence of the Lambs".  www.bucketlisttheatre.com

Fall Festival Oct 13-14 at The Original Farmers Market. Family-friendly event with a petting zoo, local farmers, pie-eating contest, music and more. www.farmersmarketla.com

Halloween Favorites in the Cemetery
Oct 13- 20.  Hollywood Forever.  Picnic in the cemetery with your Halloween favorites.  Young Frankenstein Oct 13, Halloween Oct 20.  www.hollywoodforever.com/culture

Cost of Living
Oct 17 - Dec 16 at the Fountain Theatre.  The stereotype shattering 2018 Pulitzer Prize winning play is about the forces that bring people together and the realities of facing the world with physical disabilities.  www.fountaintheatre.com

Old/News
Oct 20-22 at Temple Israel of Hollywood.  Ate9 and Temple Israel present a double bill of choreographer Danielle Agami's work.  www.ate9dancecompany.com

Fusicology 15th Annivesary with Louie Vega & E.O.L. Soulfrito
Oct 20 at the Ford Theatres.  Dance music legend and Latin jazz bandleader Vega brings his new show to Los Angeles for the 15th anniversary  of Fusicology.  www.fordtheatres.org

Boo at the LA Zoo
Every weekend in October, Spooktacular entertainment and activities, live shows, pumpkin carving, spooky stroll, and themed photo ops.  Trick-or-treating on Oct 20-21 and 27-28. www.lazoo.org/boo

Danny Elfman: Halloween - The Nightmare Before Christmas
Oct 26-28 at the Hollywood Bowl.  Danny Elfman and other original cast members will sing live for a 25th anniversary screening of Disney classic Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas. www.hollywoodbowl.com

Dia de los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Oct 27. The 19th edition of the country's largest Day of the Dead festival features 100+ altars to ancestors and loved ones.  www.ladayofthedead.com

West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval
Oct 31. Santa Monica Blvd between Doheny and La Cienega.  One of the largest and most unique Halloween gatherings in the country.  Free! www.visitwesthollywood.com/halloween-carnaval/

John Carpenter
Oct 31.  Hollywood Palladium. Director/composer John Carpenter in a rare public concert performing his greatest scores, including "Halloween".  www.hollywoodpalladium.com

A Bronx Tale
Nov 6- 26 at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre.  Featuring music of Alan Menken, the Broadway hit takes you to the Bronx in the 1960 where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he'd love to be.www.hollywoodpantages.com

The Value of Moscow
Nov 9-Dec 8 at the Broadwater Second Stage. World Premiere. Three adult sisters are thrust back into living together in this new comedy. www.sacredfools.org

middle8
Nov 9-Dec 15 at the Stella Adler Theatre.  Dramedy with live original music about a 40-year-old father who gets the band back together to take one last shot at stardom. www.fourpostmen.com/middle8

Corita's 100th Birthday Celebration
Nov 10 at Blessed Sacrament Church.  Hundreds of artists and notables gather to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of artist and social activist Corita Kent.  corita.org/birthday

L.A. Zoo Lights
Nov 16-Jan.  L.A.'s brightest holiday tradition promises to shine more brilliantly that ever.  www.lazoolights.org

Hollywood Christmas Parade
Nov 25.  A treasured American tradition, the 87th parade features celebrities from film, TV and stage, award-winning bands, prancing equestrians, ornate floats, festive balloons, and of course, Santa Claus.  www.thehollywoodchristmasparade.org

Wicked: the Musical
Nov 28-Jan27 at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre. Broadway's sixth-longest running show, the untold story of the witches of OZ, celebrates its 15th anniversary. www.hollywoodpantages.com

Mark Seliger
Nov 29-Jan12 at Fahey/Klein Gallery.  Solo exhibition features stunning portraits of Kurt Cobain, David Bowie, Johnny Cash, Mikhail Baryshnikov, John Lee Hooker, and more.  www.faheykleingallery.com