Carpenter Performing Arts Center



The Carpenter Center is proud to be the home of these fine resident companies:


Musical Theatre West

Founded in 1952 as the Whittier Light Opera Association, Musical Theatre West is dedicated to preserving musical theatre as a unique American art form and enriching the cultural life of Southern California. The company’s latest season includes a line-up of popular musicals by American composers.


For tickets and information, call (562) 856-1999 x4 or visit