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South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike9/30/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/17/2018)
In Bucks County, PA, Vanya and Sonia share a country house where they fret endlessly—and amusingly—about their hapless lives. When Masha, their self-absorbed movie-star sister, and her much, much younger boy toy, Spike, visit for the weekend, the entire household gets hilariously upended.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:Hundred Days9/22/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/17/2018)
A Musical Memoir
Dubbed “a luminous musical memoir” and a Critic’s Pick by The New York Times, Hundred Days is an exhilarating and heartrending autobiographical piece, written and performed by the husband-and-wife team of Abigail and Shaun Bengson, about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap, and loving as if you only had 100 days to live.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Julius Caesar Saturday, 10/20/2018
The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program: Julius Caesar
Though Caesar is beloved by the people of Rome, after his latest military triumph, senators Brutus and Cassius sense a dictator in the making. But the honorable Brutus faces a wrenching decision: stage a coup for the sake of country, or stay loyal to Caesar.
Italian American Museum of Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Presents:Taste of Italy 201810/13/2018 - 10/12/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 10/12/2019)
Taste of Italy is Los Angeles' premier food and wine event. Join the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles for a spectacular night of live musical performances within a profoundly historic setting in Downtown Los Angeles.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:Bloody Poetry by Howard Brenton9/27/2018 - 10/18/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/17/2018)
Bloody Poetry plunges into the bohemian lives of Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley, and enables the audience to enter their summer Villa – a place where the poets take refuge from the upheaval of their country and turn creative writing into a collective practice of subversive intent and revolutionary ambition.
Luminario Ballet of Los Angeles - Santa Monica - Presents:Luminario Ballet Gala Masquerade BallSaturday, 10/27/2018
Luminario Ballet's Tenth Anniversary!
Gala Masquerade Ball!
Saturday, October 27th from 5-9 PM
Let us wine you, dine you, and super fine you at the glorious Jonathan Beach Club!
Gothic and wonderful perfromances, disco, masques!
Silent and Live Auction....
Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Presents:Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles Sunday, 10/21/2018
GFBLA 40th Anniversary Concert
The Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles (GFBLA) celebrates its 40th anniversary with a free concert on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 3:30pm at the First Congregational Church of Los Angeles. The concert is free and open to the public, with a suggested $10 donation. For more information, please visit http://www.GFBLA.org.
Music Department - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Cal Lutheran Choral EnsemblesSunday, 10/21/2018
Homecoming Concert Cal Lutheran Choral Ensembles
The Cal Lutheran Choir and the Women’s Chorale open the season with one of their hallmark concerts, featuring an eclectic program of exciting and innovative choral music. Wyant Morton conducts.
START in association with Pacific Resident Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:UK Underdog9/20/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 10/18/2018)
Writer/performer/anti-bullying and animal rescue activist Steve Spiro’s story is profoundly engaging, continually funny and deeply poignant.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:University Singers & Concert ChoirSunday, 10/21/2018
Robert Istad, conductor
Santa Paula Theater Center - Santa Paula - Presents:City of Angels Saxophone Quartet Saturday, 10/20/2018
City of Angels Saxophone Quartet concert at the Historic Santa Paula Theater Center. The 2 set concert will feature something for everyone with an eclectic mix of classical, jazz and pop arrangements.
Donna Sternberg & Dancers - Culver City - Presents:StoneviewSaturday, 10/20/2018
Stoneview is a site-specific dance performance inspired by signage posted throughout the nature center. Audience members will follow the dancers as they move throughout the urban garden, stopping along the way for short dance
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Bee-luther-hatchee10/5/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 10/18/2018)
"A powerful, provocative piece of theatrical writing. You want to run down the street twisting people's arms to see it." Linda Eisenstein, Cleveland Plain Dealer
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Tears of St. Peter10/20/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 10/20/2018)
LOS ANGELES MASTER CHORALE'S
TEARS OF ST. PETER
By Orlando di Lasso
Conducted by Jenny Wong
Directed by Peter Sellars
From the creative mind of acclaimed director Peter Sellars comes his very first a capella staging and most personal and emotionally-charged work to date.
El Camino College Center for The Arts - Torrance - Presents:We Banjo 3Saturday, 10/20/2018
Award-winning quartet recently named Billboard’s No. 1 bluegrass artist!
The award-winning We Banjo 3 combines supergroup credentials with a breathtaking command of the emotive power of fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo. The result is a combination of Irish music and old-time American and bluegrass influences to reveal the banjo’s rich legacy and roots.
PAWS/LA and Andrew Carlberg - Hollywood - Presents:You're A Good Man, Charlie BrownSaturday, 10/20/2018
A concert/staged reading of the Broadway musical comedy, benefitting PAWS/LA. Starring Skylar Astin (Schroeder), Barrett Foa (Charlie Brown), Jared Gertner (Snoopy), Carly Hughes (Sally), Rory O'Malley (Linus), and Tracie Thoms (Lucy). Directed by Randy Brenner. Musical direction by Jake Anthony. Produced by Andrew Carlberg.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz Duos: Voice & GuitarThursday, 10/18/2018
Students from the USC Thornton Vocal Jazz and Studio Guitar departments present a showcase of duo performances featuring singers and guitarists.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Satyagraha10/20/2018 - 11/11/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 10/20/2018)
A Philip Glass masterpiece, staged by the visionary director of Akhnaten.
Following the extraordinary success of Einstein on the Beach and Akhnaten, LA Opera completes the Philip Glass trilogy of operas about great thinkers who changed the world. Satyagraha is inspired by Mahatma Gandhi's early years in South Africa, where he developed a radical new idea of nonviolent political resistance.
San Diego Opera - San Diego - Presents:Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro10/20/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 10/20/2018)
What is considered a “perfect” opera? Many look to Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro as the answer - a comic opera about a lecherous count who gets his comeuppance from his scheming servants. With some of the most recognizable music ever written for the opera stage, Mozart and his librettist Da Ponte, explore the rise of the servant class as they overthrow the ruling class with humor, wit, and biting satire.
Echo Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Gloria9/12/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Pulitzer Prize finalist ‘Gloria’ by MacArthur genius Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is bitingly funny and a trenchant commentary on the way personal tragedy can serve as grist for the ever-ravenous media machine.
LA Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:The Little Foxes10/19/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Tim DeKay, brothers Jared and Jamie Harris, Joanne Whalley head the cast when L.A. Theatre Works records Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes for radio, podcast and online streaming. Oct 19-21 at UCLA's James Bridges Theater.
Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:See the Music, Hear the DanceFriday, 10/19/2018
Principal dancer from New York City Ballet Joaquin De Luz performs Jerome Robbins’s “A Suite of Dances” with Conservatory musicians, followed by a discussion of the music and choreography.
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:Steven Lin at the AthenaeumFriday, 10/19/2018
Join us for the Athenaeum debut of pianist Steven Lin.
The Athenaeum is happy to announce the new 2018-2019 season of the Barbara & William Karatz Chamber Series. Enjoy chamber music as it was intended—in a warm, intimate setting, where you are treated as a guest in our historic home. All concerts are followed by a private reception with the artists.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Fancy Nancy: the Musical10/5/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
A sophisticated evening for the fancy side in all of us
based on the popular “Fancy Nancy” books
by Jane O’Connor and Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet Presents: Burlesque10/12/2018 - 10/31/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
American Contemporary Ballet presents a groundbreaking program featuring the world premiere of Burlesque, a new ballet by ACB Artistic Director Lincoln Jones to a score commissioned from Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Charles Wuorinen
Cal Poly Music Department - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Cal Poly Music Faculty Showcase RecitalFriday, 10/19/2018
The Cal Poly Music Department will present a faculty showcase recital.
Recital coordinator Christopher J. Woodruff said the intent of the recital is to enable music students to see their instructors perform.
San Diego Ballet - - Presents:The Jungle Book10/19/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
World Premiere! Artistic director Javier Velasco’s thrilling blend of ballet, jazz, hip hop, and giant puppets brings Rudyard Kipling’s beloved tale of friendship to life.
Join Mowgli and his animal pals as they tumble through the jungle, get wrapped up in the coils of Kaa, the snake, and fight off the menacing Sher Khan, the tiger. Fun for the entire family!
Actors Co-op Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Rope9/21/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) presents the first show in its 27th Season with ROPE, written by Patrick Hamilton, directed by Ken Sawyer, produced by Kevin Shewey. ROPE opens Friday, September 21 at 8 pm and runs through Sunday, October 29 at the Actors Co-op Crossley in Hollywood.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Chamber Singers & Concert Choir: Radiant DawnFriday, 10/19/2018
The USC Thornton Chamber Singers & Concert Choir celebrate music exemplifying peace in the face of oppression and the transition between night and day. The concert features works from the classical repertoire of Mozart and Monteverdi to Thornton faculty member Ted Hearne as well as a collaborative commission by Stacey V. Gibbs and Shawn Kirchner.
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:We Banjo 3 Friday, 10/19/2018
With rousing revelry, sheer virtuosity, and undeniable passion, We Banjo 3 has been recognized as “an Irish Quartet transcending even the best superlatives” (the Huffington Post).
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:Everything That Never Happened9/27/2018 - 11/4/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 10/18/2018)
Written by Sarah B. Mantell
Directed by Jessica Kubzansky
The Merchant of Venice missed the point. But whether or not you know Shakespeare or Shylock, this provocative new work plays between the gaps in the classic tale to expose the realities of Jewish history.
The Victory Theatre Center - Burbank - Presents:Showpony9/28/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
In SHOWPONY five working women come to some real understanding of their separate cultures, through their common womanhood.
REDCAT - Los Angeles - Presents:Gob Squad: Creation (Pictures For Dorian)10/18/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 10/18/2018)
Creation (Pictures for Dorian) is a production by Gob Squad and HAU Hebbel am Ufer Berlin. Developed with support from Center Theatre Group, in co-production with Münchner Kammerspiele, Schauspiel Leipzig, Schlachthaus Theater Bern. A LIFT, Brighton Festival, and Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts commission.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Romeo & Juliet10/18/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 10/18/2018)
Innovative choreographer and L.A. Dance Project Artistic Director Benjamin Millepied joins Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil, bringing to vivid life the famous balcony scene from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet - one of dance's most evocative and vibrant scores - in collaboration with L.A. Dance Project.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:The Heart of Rock & Roll9/6/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/17/2018)
Inspired by the songs of Huey Lewis and the News
With chart-topping songs such as “Hip to Be Square,” “Do You Believe in Love,” “Workin’ for a Livin’,” and the Academy Award-nominated “The Power of Love,” Huey Lewis is one of the most beloved musicians of his generation. Now his high-energy hits will keep your heart still beatin’ at this irrepressible world premiere musical.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Old Clown Wanted9/22/2018 - 11/4/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Romanian-French playwright Matei Visniec’s absurd comedy, inspired by a Federico Fellini film, gets its West Coast premiere at the Odyssey Theatre.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Strings Showcase: Studio ShowcaseWednesday, 10/17/2018
Students of USC Thornton's myriad Strings studios showcase their talents in performance.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:The Orange GardenWednesday, 10/17/2018
It’s 1972 and a young Peace Corps volunteer in Iran finds himself caught up in a cultural whirlwind of danger and forbidden passion. But upon returning to America, he becomes lost between two very different worlds.
Winner of the 2016 Keene Prize for Literature and included on the 2016 Kilroys List.
Downey Symphonic Society - Downey - Presents:Downey Symphony--¡Viva la música!Saturday, 10/20/2018
American premiere of 3rd clarinet concerto by Oscar Navarro. Cuban Lecuona's Andalucia Suite. Argentine Ginastera's Estancia Suite. Ravel, Bolero. Navarro will be with us--meet the composer! Complimentary champagne reception follows.
Rogue Machine Theatre - Venice - Presents:Oppenheimer10/6/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 10/20/2018)
It’s 1939, in Berkeley, California, theoretical physicists recognize the horrendous potential of this new science: a weapon that draws its power from the very building blocks of the universe. Ambitious and charismatic, J. Robert Oppenheimer finds himself uniquely placed to spearhead the largest scientific undertaking in all of human history, the Manhattan Project and the atomic bomb.
LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz at LACMA10/12/2018 - 11/23/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Jazz at LACMA features the art of jazz as practiced by leading Southern California artists. Celebrating over twenty years at LACMA, the program continues to be one of the museum’s most recognizable offerings.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free5/9/2018 - 12/26/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/17/2018)
Experience organists from around the Archdiocese, as they play on the Cathedral's acclaimed forty-two ton organ, which has the power to make the Cathedral vibrate, enabling the assembly to not only hear the music, but also feel it, making the experience all the more powerful, emotionally, as well as physically.
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