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Coachella Valley Repertory - Rancho Mirage - Presents:2 Across by Jerry Mayer4/25/2018 - 5/20/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
2 ACROSS is Jerry Mayer's smash hit comedy of crosswords and romance that asks the burning question, "Can a crossword puzzle change your life?"
Jerry Mayer is a playwright with several decades’ worth of television comedy credits. An executive producer for “The Facts of Life,” he wrote for “Bewitched,” “The Bob Newhart Show,” "M*A*S*H*", "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", and "All InThe Family."
Francesca Bifulco - North Hollywood - Presents:Forcella Reigns: The Men Who Play Cards4/27/2018 - 4/29/2018 (next performance: Friday, 4/27/2018)
Bound for Naples, Italy, this hybrid, site-specific, theatrical presentation/art installation is the culmination of a 3-year anthropological study in Forcella, a tough and degraded neighborhood in Naples. There, Bifulco bonded with a group of men who play cards on a corner staircase, Gradini Forcella unwitting actors in an improvised show put on every day without fail.
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts LIVE - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series1/4/2018 - 12/27/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
State of the Arts is a weekly series devoted to coverage of the performing arts in Los Angeles, and beyond... with emphasis on theatre, music, dance events, and stage spectaculars. Michael Sterling and Andrew David James offer astute reviews, insightful discussions, a live arts calendar, and live interviews with celebrity guests, stars of the arts, and the creative teams behind them.
Poway OnStage - Poway - Presents:TAO: Drum HeartFriday, 4/27/2018
TAO:Drum Heart comes to Poway OnStage for their only 2018 San Diego area performance, one-night-only Friday April 27, 2018.
Drum Heart is the latest production from TAO, Taiko drum percussion artists. TAO has performed in 23 countries, 400 cities and for over 7 million spectators.
Temecula Valley Master Chorale - Temecula - Presents:"A Kaleidoscope of Music"Saturday, 4/28/2018
You are Invited to our Spring Concert featuring Schubert's beautiful "Mass in G". We will be interspersing the parts of the Mass with secular and sacred songs. Don't miss it!
Peaches Christ Productions and Matthew Herrmann in association with Boulet Brothers - Hollywood - Presents:Drag Becomes HerSaturday, 4/28/2018
For her first official production of 2018, high priestess of cult film Peaches Christ is sending up a movie with a truly chilling concept for those of us praying for release from our current political situation — living forever. Peaches Christ Productions and Matthew Herrmann in association with the Boulet Brothers present THE full-length stage parody of "Death Becomes Her" … "Drag Becomes Her."
Los Angeles LGBT Center Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center - Hollywood - Presents: Miss Coco Peru — The Taming of the Tension4/28/2018 - 4/29/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 4/28/2018)
Two encore performances of the legendary Miss Coco Peru's most recent solo show.
According to the latest “scientific” surveys, everyone’s been feeling more tense lately, and Miss Coco Peru knows what we all need.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:A Shakespeare Jubilee!Saturday, 4/28/2018
BritWeek and The Wallis present A Shakespeare Jubilee!
Produced and Directed by Louis Fantasia and Co-Hosted by Ioan Gruffudd & Joely Fisher with a star-studded cast of 27 actors
Los Angeles Flute Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:LAFO in Concert with Jim WalkerSunday, 4/29/2018
The Los Angeles Flute Orchestra will be joined by the legendary Jim Walker for an evening of one of a kind flute music.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Romantic Solo Piano with Garrick OhlssonSunday, 4/29/2018
Since his triumph as winner of the 1970 Chopin International Piano Competition, Garrick Ohlsson has established himself worldwide as a pianist of magisterial interpretive and technical prowess. Although long regarded as one of the world’s leading exponents of the music of Frédéric Chopin, Ohlsson’s repertoire ranges over the entire piano literature. Program: Beethoven, Brahms, and Schubert
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Significant Other4/3/2018 - 5/6/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
After a successful Off-Broadway and Broadway run, Joshua Harmon brings his affecting and hilarious play about finding and lacking love, Significant Other, to the Geffen Playhouse. The play follows Jordan- a single, young professional with a close group of female friends who slowly drift away from him as they get married one by one, while he searches for his own “Mr. Right”.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Love Never Dies4/24/2018 - 5/5/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
The ultimate love story continues in LOVE NEVER DIES, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera
This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows one of the most successful musicals of all time, which has now been seen by more than 130 million people worldwide and is the winner of over 50 international awards.
ArtPower - San Diego - Presents:Daymé ArocenaThursday, 4/26/2018
Raised in Havana, Daymé Arocena has quickly become the voice for a new generation of talented Cuban millennials who are reimagining their African roots through a lens that filters jazz, soul, and funk.
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Ameryka4/19/2018 - 4/29/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
An epic exploration of humanity’s longing for freedom, and justice
A theatrical thrill ride through 250 years of history. From the American Revolution, to the struggle for civil rights, to the fight against Communism, to the present War on Terror, Ameryka weaves together unexpected events and characters connecting Poland and the United States.
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music @ Cal State Long Beach - Long Beach - Presents:Piano Con Brio!Thursday, 4/26/2018
A collaborative concert featuring Bob Cole Conservatory piano performance students in mostly piano duets and duos by Mozart, Dvorak, Poulenc, Schubert, Glinka, Brahms and others from the classical repertoire.
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music @ Cal State Long Beach - Long Beach - Presents:Caribbean ExtravaganzaFriday, 4/27/2018
The California State University Long Beach Steel Drum Orchestra with the Westminister High School Steel Drum band, John Whately, director, will perform works by Jerry Garcia, Lord Kitchener, Bobby McFarrin, Ben E. King, Andy Narell and others.
South Bay Chamber Music Society - Wilmington - Presents:Steven Vanhauwaert and friendsFriday, 4/27/2018
Steven Vanhauwaert and friends perform works by Milhaud, Messiaen, Schumann, Brahms and Dietrich
SDSU - San Diego - Presents:Campanile Music Festival4/23/2018 - 4/27/2018 (next performance: Friday, 4/27/2018)
The Campanile Music Festival continues to bring critically-acclaimed and accomplished musicians from around the USA to the SDSU campus, for the upcoming festival week (April 23th-28th).
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:New Music EnsembleFriday, 4/27/2018
CSUF New Music Ensemble focuses on instruction in the techniques of contemporary concert music and preparation of small group performances of contemporary instrumental, vocal and electroacoustic chamber music literature from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Cello ChoirFriday, 4/27/2018
The CSUF Cello Choir, directed by Professor Bongshin Ko, has been in existence since Spring 2001. Its purpose is to introduce music students to the vast array of performance literature for cello ensemble and advance the performance practice of the cello choir.
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:18th Annual Caltech Jazz FestivalSaturday, 4/28/2018
The Caltech Jazz Band will present its 18th Annual Caltech Jazz Festival on Saturday, April 28th, 2017 from 1:00-6:00 pm at the Gates Annex Patio, on the Caltech campus, just west of Dabney Lounge.
It is open to the public and will feature The Dave Tull Trio, The Caltech Jazz Band directed by Barb Catlin, Tim Kobza and Friends, and the Caltech Blakey Band featuring Ryan Raven & Adam St. Amand.
The Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges - Claremont - Presents:The Claremont Concert Orchestra 4/28/2018 - 4/29/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 4/28/2018)
Grieg, Piano Concerto featuring Sheena Hui (CMC ’20), piano
Borodin, Symphony No. 2
Brian Stone, visiting conductor
Concert admission is free. Donations appreciated.
Cal Lutheran Music Department - Thousand Oaks - Presents:String Symphony ConcertSaturday, 4/28/2018
The Cal Lutheran String Symphony, conducted by cellist Yoshika Masuda, performs works from the versatile repertoire for strings.
Come hear the luscious, sonorous and rich sounds that only a string orchestra can produce.
Colburn Music Academy - Los Angeles - Presents:Music Academy Young Artist Performances10/7/2017 - 4/28/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 4/28/2018)
Music Academy students at the Colburn School demonstrate the depth and breadth of their training in this biweekly performance series.
Inland Pacific Ballet - Riverside - Presents:Cinderella - Inland Pacific Ballet4/28/2018 - 4/29/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 4/28/2018)
Inland Pacific Ballet’s Cinderella returns to the stage with a charming cast of characters that includes a fairy tale Cinderella, a pair of hilarious Stepsisters and a radiant Fairy Godmother who sends Cinderella to the ball in a glittering carriage fit for a fairy princess. Adding to the magic is the beautiful music of famous waltz king, Johann Strauss.
Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Dance Series - MashUpSaturday, 4/28/2018
MashUp is an all-female contemporary company led by artistic directors Sarah Rodenhouse and Victoria Brown, aimed at creating innovative works that engage diverse communities with a special importance placed on motivating girls and women to be strong, confident, and articulate females.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Long Beach Symphony Family ConcertSunday, 4/29/2018
This family concert will be a celebration of the fun of orchestral music. Broadway star and Long Beach darling, Susan Egan will narrate and lead sing-alongs with the audience and new music director Eckart Preu will conduct the Symphony.
Los Angeles Jewish Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:Bernstein at 100 / Israel at 70Sunday, 4/29/2018
Join the AJU Choir and the Los Angeles Jewish Symphony, Dr. Noreen Green, Conductor, for a celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s centenary and Israel’s 70th birthday, bridged by a World Premiere of a newly commissioned work by composer Maria Newman.
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Pomona College BandSunday, 4/29/2018
The Pomona College Band, under the direction of Graydon Beeks, will offer a delightful program of eclectic music featuring the premiere of Karl Kohn’s “Toccata.” The program also includes the music of Bennett, Grainger, Loucks, Scheidt, and Michael Brand’s “Four Temperaments” with tuba soloist Stephen Klein.
AAP-Food Samaritans - Palm Springs - Presents:Evening Under The Stars - 25th AnniversarySaturday, 5/5/2018
The magnificent Gladys Knight will entertain against a backdrop of the San Jacinto Mountains on the glorious O’Donnell Golf Club. The event begins with a spectacular cocktail reception followed by a sumptuous dinner and a brief awards presentation to a few very worthy honorees.
This is the largest annual fundraiser for AAP – Food Samaritans, helping to provide nutritional support
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #8Sunday, 5/6/2018
Elissa JOHNSTON Soprano, Tereza STANISLAV Violin, Jonathan MOERSCHEL Viola, Eric BYERS Cello
Sung CHANG Piano, François CHOUCHAN Piano
A.DVORAK: “GYSPY SONGS” OP 55 FOR SOPRANO & PIANO
D.PEJACEVIC: PIANO QUARTET IN D MINOR OP 25 “US PREMIERE”
A.DVORAK: ROMANCE FOR VIOLIN & PIANO IN F MAJOR OP 11
A.DVORAK: PIANO QUARTET N.2 IN E FLAT MAJOR OP 87
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Yuja Wang in RecitalTuesday, 5/8/2018
YUJA WANG has secured a place of distinction among the world’s finest performers due to her rare blend of technical refinement, musical insight, and emotional sensitivity. The intense power of her interpretations comes from a combination of exceptional presence on stage and a natural affinity for repertoire ranging from Mozart to Gershwin.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:The Wanderers4/6/2018 - 5/6/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
A Globe-commissioned world premiere from the celebrated writer of The Last Match.
By Anna Ziegler
Directed by Barry Edelstein
Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center
Cal State University Fullerton - Santa Ana - Presents:Shakepeare's R & J4/13/2018 - 4/28/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
An inventive, reimagined classic pulsating with adolescent abandon and electricity.
An adaptation by: Joe Calarco
Directed by: Rufus Bonds, Jr.
Echo Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:What Happened When4/11/2018 - 4/26/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
Brooding, compelling, funny and startling. Memories unravel and dark truths are revealed in a haunting ghost story by Rattlestick Playwrights Theater’s Daniel Talbott (Slipping).
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:American Mariachi 3/23/2018 - 4/29/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center
By José Cruz González
Directed by James Vásquez
In association with Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company
Celebration Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Priscilla Queen Of The Desert2/16/2018 - 5/6/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/26/2018)
Based on the Oscar-winning hit film, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT is a hilarious, outrageous and fabulous musical road trip featuring some of the most classic dance songs of all time including “It’s Raining Men,” “I Will Survive,” and "I Love the Nightlife."
The Road Theatre - North Hollywood - Presents:Through The Eye Of A Needle3/23/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Friday, 4/27/2018)
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.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:Native Son4/12/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Friday, 4/27/2018)
Richard Wright's iconic novel about oppression, freedom and justice comes to life on stage in this ground-breaking adaptation.
Skylight Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:The Madres3/10/2018 - 4/29/2018 (next performance: Friday, 4/27/2018)
In a time of resistance what will you do? Buenos Aires, Argentina and people are disappearing off the streets but no one is talking about it. The "Dirty War" waged by the military Junta against its own people is in full swing. Three generations of women in a single family face state terrorism. The Mothers of Los Desaparecidos de Argentina can teach us all how to fight tyranny. The Madres is one fa