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The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:A Thousand Splendid Suns 5/12/2018 - 6/17/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
Southern California premiere
A sweeping and deeply moving theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini’s best-selling novel. The epic story of three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience, A Thousand Splendid Suns is set in the war-torn neighborhoods of 1990s Kabul.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Brahms' Requiem6/9/2018 - 6/10/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 6/9/2018)
Life, love, and loss are the momentous themes addressed by Brahms in his lush, romantic, and heartfelt Requiem on this program that opens with compellingly reflective works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composers Caroline Shaw and David Lang.
Sierra Madre Playhouse - Sierra Madre - Presents:The Immigrant4/20/2018 - 5/26/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
Simon Levy directs this true story of an immigrant.
Rural Central Texas, 1909. A young Russian-Jewish immigrant, newly arrived in America through the port of Galveston, pulls his banana cart into the hamlet of Hamilton.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #9Sunday, 6/3/2018
So Young PARK SOPRANO, Jessica GUIDERI Violin, Ambrois AUBRUN Violin, Jonathan MOERSCHEL Viola
Jacob BRAUN Cello, David KAPLAN Piano, François CHOUCHAN Piano
E.GRIEG: SIX SONGS FOR SOPRANO & PIANO OP 48
J.SIBELIUS: PIECES FOR VIOLIN & PIANO OP 79
E.GRIEG: ALLEGRETTO FOR CELLO & PIANO IN E MAJOR
F.BRIDGE: PIANO QUINTET IN D MINOR
San Diego Musical Theater - San Diego - Presents:South Pacific4/27/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
Winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Libretto.
Directed by Kirsten Chandler
Choreography by Randy Slovace
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific intertwines the themes of romance, duty, and prejudice to create a story that is all at once hilarious, heartbreaking, and thought-provoking.
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Front & Main Dance Festival6/2/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 6/2/2018)
For one week (MAY 29 – JUN 3), Temecula becomes home to the Front & Main Dance Festival, hosting high-caliber companies, teachers, dancers, and filmmakers in a celebration of all things dance.
Master classes, workshops, discussions, film screenings, and live performances inspire us to soar, whether you are a dancer or a dance-lover.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Schumann Cycle: Concert 36/1/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Friday, 6/1/2018)
To conclude his Schumann survey, Dudamel teams with Peter Sellars for the rarely performed oratorio on Thomas Moore’s poem about a peri – a fairy-like spirit somewhere between an angel and a devil – who is trying to re-enter heaven by finding the gift that God will like best.
Hollywood Pantages- Nederlander - Los Angeles - Presents:School of Rock5/3/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit. SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly).
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Rigoletto5/12/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/27/2018)
It’s more than just a cornerstone of opera repertoire it’s also one of the most heartfelt of all stage works.
Rigoletto is the unforgettable tale of a father’s rage, a daughter’s shame and a self-centered ruler who thinks he can get away with anything. Several of Verdi’s best-known tunes accentuate this timeless tragedy of sacrifice, betrayal and revenge.
Repertory Opera Company - Pomona - Presents:The Marriage of Figaro5/26/2018 - 6/2/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
Repertory Opera Company presents Mozart's hilarious comedy about romantic deceptions and dalliances, centered on Count Almaviva's unsuccessful attempts to woo the Countess's maid, Susanna, the day before she is to be married to Figaro. Spectacular music and gorgeous singing bring the farce to life, with the story ending happily in a glorious finale.
St James Sunday Concerts - Tarzana - Presents:Dvorak QuintetSunday, 5/27/2018
St. James Sunday Concerts is pleased to present one of the finest examples of late Romantic chamber music, the Quintet by Antonin Dvorak, on Sunday May 27 at 4 PM. The music features the beloved Dumka movement and sparkling Scherzo. The quintet will be played by Ken Aiso, violin Alan Busteed, violin Karen Goulding Long, viola Claire Rydell, cello and Roger Wright, piano.
LA Opera Off Grand & the Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:CrossingSaturday, 5/26/2018
Inspired by poet Walt Whitman’s experiences tending to wounded soldiers during the Civil War, this haunting, compassionate work by Matthew Aucoin, LA Opera's Artist in Residence, explores the connections that come between us and pull us apart.
Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Santa Monica Symphony Memorial Weekend ConcertSunday, 5/27/2018
Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, the Santa Monica Symphony’s Annual Memorial Weekend Concert presents works of Maurice Ravel, George Butterworth and Ralph Vaughan Williams, who were all WWI veterans.
Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA - Los Angeles - Presents:EST/LA 2018 Playwrights One Act Festival5/17/2018 - 6/10/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
A Feast of Ten New Plays in Two Programs from Top Playwrights
Newly produced works written by some of L.A.’s top playwrights, will be presented this spring throughout May and June. A month of alternating Programs A and B, which includes one-act treasures never previously produce.
Diversionary Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Loneliest Girl in the World5/24/2018 - 6/24/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
World Premiere Musical
Following the life and evolution of Anita Bryant and her biggest fan, Tommy, The Loneliest Girl in the World magically charts the emergence of the gay rights movement on urgently intimate terms. By turns delightful and provocative, this inspiring new musical is a reminder of a battle yet won, the purpose of pie, and the power of an individual
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Wind and The Breeze5/16/2018 - 6/10/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
The Wind and the Breeze explores the politics of place, the unspoken expectations of friendship and what happens when we choose to stand our ground on shifting sands.
By Nathan Alan Davis
Directed by Rob Lutfy
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:Her Portmanteau5/24/2018 - 6/30/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
West Coast Premiere
Written by Mfoniso Udofia
Directed by Gregg T. Daniel
The production was a New York Times “Critic’s Pick” and was called, “A moving and powerful corrective to the notion that what immigrants leave behind is always awful, and that what they find is worth the trip.”
The Da Camera Society - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music in Historic Sites Saturday, 5/26/2018
The Da Camera Players perform Schumann and Mozart in the elegant Pompeian Room.
Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu, violin Che Yen Brian Chen, viola Mihai Marica, cello Orion Weiss, piano
The Road Theatre - North Hollywood - Presents:Through The Eye Of A Needle3/23/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
The Keen family is dealing with the recent tragedy concerning their daughter, Dana, a navy corpsman in the Iraq War. Larry copes with a tumbler of scotch, or five, Barbara sets an extra plate setting and Samantha, their teenage daughter, secretly uses Twitter to create a protest. Then Nasser, an Iraqi refugee, arrives at their door unannounced on Christmas Eve.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:San Diego Symphony: Season Finale 5/25/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
Our Leonard Bernstein Centennial celebration concludes with “Lenny’s” quintessential curtain-raiser, the overture to Candide. Maestro de Waart welcomes the Naughton sisters, the moost acclaimed piano duo on today’s classical circuit, for Francis Poulenc’s famous Concerto for Two Pianos, a charming and agreeable work with a strong suggeestion of Mozart at its sparkling heart.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:Native Son4/12/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
Richard Wright's iconic novel about oppression, freedom and justice comes to life on stage in this ground-breaking adaptation.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television - Los Angeles - Presents:Spring Awakening5/23/2018 - 5/26/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
A group of late 19th century German students navigate teenage self-discovery and coming-of-age anxiety in this seminal work.
By Frank Wedekind
Translated by Jonathan Franzen
Directed by Evelina Stampa
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Bad Jews4/21/2018 - 6/17/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
A startling and savagely funny dark comedy about family, and what you choose to believe, when you’re chosen.
Savage, vicious and ferociously funny. Dana Resnick directs Bad Jews, a fierce yet hilarious take on family, faith and legacy by Joshua Harmon
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Soft Power5/15/2018 - 6/10/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
A contemporary comedy explodes into a musical fantasia in the first collaboration between two of America’s great theatre artists: Tony Award® winners David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Flower Drum Song) and Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home). Soft Power rewinds our recent political history and plays it back through a Chinese lens: a future, beloved East-meets-West musical.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Elevada5/4/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
What kind of tango partner are you looking for — one that will glide with you above all of life’s messiness, or someone who will stay with you on the ground? It’s only their first date, but Ramona and Khalil’s time is already running out.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Hamilton5/8/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
HAMILTON is the story of America's Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West Indies who became George Washington's right-hand man during the Revolutionary War and was the new nation’s first Treasury Secretary. Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, blues, rap, R&B, and Broadway, HAMILTON is the story of America then, as told by America now.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts1/1/2018 - 7/29/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/27/2018)
The Spreckels Organ is located in the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park.
Concerts are held every Sunday at 2 p.m. (for one hour) and on Monday evenings in summer (7:30 to 9:30 p.m.). No tickets are issued to concerts, because all concerts are free and open to the public.
Garry Marshall Theatre - Burbank - Presents:Wood Boy Dog Fish5/12/2018 - 6/24/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
Rogue Artist Ensemble's delightfully macabre take on The Adventures of Pinocchio
In this delightfully macabre take on The Adventures of Pinocchio, a little wooden puppet comes to life at the hands of the drunken wood-maker Geppetto in the tumbledown tourist trap amusement park of Shoreside.
24th Street Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:ICE4/7/2018 - 6/24/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 6/2/2018)
24th Street Theatre explores immigration issues with the world premiere of a bilingual, humorous play about what it means to be “American.” For adults and kids 8 and up.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Blues in the Night 4/27/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/27/2018)
Conceived and Directed by SHELDON EPPS
The soul of the blues wails out full and strong in Blues in the Night, the scorching, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical!
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:Mending Fences4/27/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
A father and son reunion is at the center of Mending Fences, a human drama that is relevant to anyone who has ever been a son, daughter, or parent -- which includes us all. Written by Norm Foster and directed by Madeleine Drake, the fourth show of LFT’s 2018 season will leave audiences with a uniquely cathartic experience.
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:Classics at The Merc8/13/2017 - 6/24/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/27/2018)
Join us in The Merc Sunday afternoons for chamber performances by the region’s best professional musicians. The intimate setting of The Merc allows the audience and musicians to interact with each other so you can learn about the musicians, their instruments, their careers, and the music they perform.
A great classical experience for a great price!
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live1/7/2018 - 7/29/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/27/2018)
Sundays Live presents FREE weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6:00PM on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series1/7/2018 - 7/29/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/27/2018)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
American Coast Theatre Dept. - Costa Mesa - Presents:Grey Gardens5/25/2018 - 6/10/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 5/26/2018)
The hilarious and heartbreaking Tony award-winning musical about the eccentric aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, once bright names on the social register who became East Hampton's most notorious recluses.