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Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Santa Monica Symphony 73rd Season PremiereSunday, 10/22/2017
Join us for the 73rd Season Premiere Concert under the baton of Maestro Guido Lamell as we present symphonic masterpieces by Lyadov, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich!
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Día de los Muertos Sunday, 10/29/2017
Guest conductor María Guinand leads a spirited program exploring Latin American choral music in a concert timed to coincide with Mexico’s vibrant Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebrations.
Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Presents:Gay Freedom Band of LA - IntergalacticSunday, 10/22/2017
The Gay Freedom Band of Los Angeles presents “Intergalactic,” a concert featuring symphonic works with celestial undertones, including an arrangement of the opening fanfare from Richard Strauss’ Also Sprach Zarathustra (of 2001: A Space Odyssey fame), Sun Dance by celebrated concert band composer Frank Ticheli and crowd-pleasing themes from the television and film series Star Trek and Star Wars.
McCallum Theatre Education - Palm Desert - Presents:McCallum Theatre's 20th Annual Choreography Festival11/11/2017 - 11/12/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 11/11/2017)
Choreography by both emerging and established dancemakers take center stage in McCallum’s 20th Annual Choreography Festival. Exciting original dances in a number of styles are performed by companies from across the nation with winners announced at the conclusion of each performance.
Festival Mozaic - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Festival Mozaic WinterMezzo Concert: Mozart, Chopin & ProkofievSunday, 10/22/2017
Scott Yoo, violin, and Anna Polonsky, piano perform Mozart, Chopin and Prokofiev in the idyllic setting of Congregation Beth David.
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART - Sonata for Violin and Piano, No. 23 in D major, K.306
FREDERIC CHOPIN - Ballade No. 1 in G minor, op. 23 & Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, op. 47
SERGEI PROKOFIEV - Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1 in F minor, op. 80
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial - American Youth SymphonySunday, 11/19/2017
Be sure to ‘phone home’ and tell your friends and family: AYS is performing John Williams’ legendary score for E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial live-to-picture! Led by Music Director Carlos Izcaray, AYS invites you to experience this iconic film in a new, unique way.
Lineage Dance - Pasadena - Presents:Healing BlueSunday, 10/22/2017
Healing Blue is an inspiring arts event that tells the true stories of women and breast cancer.
Part storytelling event, part modern dance, this performance of Healing Blue mixes new stories, dance and music with several of the most moving stories from past performances of Healing Blue.
Riki Cane Larimer - North Hollywood - Presents:Cagney The Musical10/5/2017 - 10/29/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/18/2017)
CAGNEY, a dramatic new musical, follows the life of the legendary James Cagney from the streets of New York to his rise from a vaudeville song-and-dance man to one of the brightest stars of Hollywood as the original tough guy.
"Robert Creighton has the looks and the moves as he sings and dances his way through the Cagney story. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Invertigo Dance Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:Invertigo’s 10th Anniversary CelebrationSunday, 10/22/2017
Invertigo Dance Theatre presents their 10th Anniversary Celebration featuring two new works "Interior Design" and "Formulae & Fairy Tales," with a post-show party for all.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Legend of Georgia McBride10/11/2017 - 11/12/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/18/2017)
San Diego Premiere
He's young, he's broke, he's just found out his wife is going to have a baby, and now Casey has lost his gig as an Elvis impersonator.
By Matthew Lopez
Directed by Sean Murray
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Halloween Goes HollywoodSaturday, 10/21/2017
The 13th Annual Despicable Villains’ Choice Awards. Celebrate Halloween with a concert featuring such frightfully fun film music as “Harry Potter,” “Star Wars,” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Don’t forget to wear your costume — dress as your favorite despicable villain!
Join in the fun at the interactive Musical Carnival in the concert hall lobby, where kids can test drive a musical ...
California Repertory Company - Long Beach - Presents:Machinal10/12/2017 - 10/21/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/18/2017)
Sophie Treadwell's classic Machinal is a powerful drama that explores the deeply corrosive effects of misogyny in America.
Machinal tells the story of Helen, a young woman who feels that every decision she makes merely moves her from one cage to another.
Los Angeles Ballet - Glendale - Presents:Pushing Dance Boundaries Saturday, 10/21/2017
Avant-garde works from three remarkable choreographers: Alejandro Cerrudo’s cutting-edge contemporary Second to Last duets and Pacopepepluto, a World Premiere from phenom Menghan Lou, and the groundbreaking masterwork The Four Temperaments by George Balanchine.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning9/28/2017 - 10/19/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/18/2017)
by Eric Overmyer
directed by Richard Perloff
A fearless feminine Victorian trio set out for Terra Incognita and find adventure, opens September 28
El Camino College - Torrance - Presents:Kenneth Walker Dance ProjectSaturday, 10/21/2017
Kenneth Walker Dance Project: "The Seasons"
The sheer breadth and style of contemporary ballet this company performs is lauded and by fans every time they take the stage. KWDP presents a range of repertoire not usually seen in single choreographer companies that is a mixture of classical technique with modern sensibilities.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Tribes9/21/2017 - 10/22/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
by Nina Raine
A boy born deaf who has been ostracized by his family discovers he is not alone. A story of finding the place that you belong.
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:Chamber Music: Hugo Wolf’s Italian SongbookSaturday, 10/21/2017
Hugo Wolf’s “Italian Songbook” performed as a mini-opera.
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.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz Night featuring ALAJEThursday, 10/19/2017
ALAJE, the USC Thornton Afro-Latin American Jazz Ensemble led by Aaron Serfaty, headlines this ongoing series featuring USC Thornton student jazz ensembles.
Chorale Bel Canto - Whittier - Presents:The American Choral LegacySaturday, 10/21/2017
The concert features stunning compositions by living American composers, including Shawn Kirchner, Morten Lauridsen, Williametta Spencer, Eric Whitacre and others.
Under the leadership of Stephen Gothold, Chorale Bel Canto has provided quality classical concerts in the greater San Gabriel Valley for over 35 years.
Garry Marshall Theatre - Burbank - Presents:Master Class9/20/2017 - 10/22/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
Inspired by world-renowned Opera diva Maria Callas’ magnificent JuiIliard master class series, Terrence McNally’s Tony Award-winning play spotlights the tour-de-force artist and vulnerable woman known as La Divina.
Colburn School - Pasadena - Presents:Colburn Orchestra: Mozart, Dvorák, AdamsSaturday, 10/21/2017
The Colburn Orchestra returns to Ambassador Auditorium for a program sampling greats across eras of classical music.
Mozart’s beloved and playful Overture to The Marriage of Figaro opens the concert. Then, violinist Aubree Oliverson performs Dvorák’s rich and colorful Violin Concerto. John Adams’s Harmonielehre, a study in harmony originally manifested in the composer’s dreams.
Glendale Centre Theatre/Tim Dietlein - Glendale - Presents:Is He Dead?10/13/2017 - 11/18/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
The Glendale Centre Theatre is will be showing the hilarious Mark Twain Comedy "Is He Dead?" from October 13th to November 18! Come join us for one of the funniest nights at the theater you will never forget!
The Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges - Claremont - Presents:The Claremont Concert Orchestra10/21/2017 - 10/22/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 10/21/2017)
David Cubek, conductor
Mendelssohn, Die Hebriden overture
Ruth Crawford, Andante for Strings and Rissolty, Rossolty
Schubert, Symphony No. 3
One More Productions - Garden Grove, - Presents:Cabaret10/5/2017 - 10/29/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
Willkommen, welcome! Based on Christopher Isherwood’s book, CABARET takes place in 1930’s in a seedy Berlin night club where a young English performer strikes up a relationship with an American writer.
Welk Resort Theatre - Escondido - Presents:Kiss of the Spider Woman9/1/2017 - 10/22/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
Directed and Choreographed by Award Winner Ray Limon
"Thrilling” - The New York Times.
"Creates an entire world out of a prison cell.... Dazzling."- Newsweek.
"Capture[s] the magic musicals were meant for."- Wall Street Journal.
Loyola Marymount University, College of Communication and Fine Arts, Department of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Faculty Piano Recital: Wojciech KocyanSaturday, 10/21/2017
Virtuoso Loyola Marymount University faculty pianist Wojciech Kocyan presents his annual recital with special guest artist Yoshika Masuda, violoncello.
Sonata for piano and cello in G minor, Op. 65 - Frédéric Chopin
Sonata for piano and cello in G minor, Op. 19 - Sergei Rachmaninoff
Concert is free and open to the community.
Reception following in George A.V. Dunning Courtyard
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Mozart & Rachmaninoff10/19/2017 - 10/21/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
Hailed by The Independent as a “big pianist with a calmly commanding presence,” Garrick Ohlsson joins Pacific Symphony with Mozart’s Ninth Piano Concerto — a work that legendary pianist Alfred Brendel has referenced as “one of the greatest wonders of the world.” Also featured on the program is the West Coast premiere of André Previn's new work for orchestra along with Rachmaninoff’s formidable ...
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Chamber Singers & Concert Choir: SoundscapesFriday, 10/20/2017
The USC Thornton Concert Choir celebrates the life of prolific Cuban composer Electo Silva, while the Chamber Singers team with USC's Polish Music Center to present works by composers Roxanna Panufnik and Pawel Lukaszewski, among others.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Punk Rock10/13/2017 - 10/28/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
"Punk Rock" explores the pressures of teenage life as a group of educated, intelligent young people begin to plan for college and the rest of their lives with tension and latent violence simmering under the surface.
By Simon Stephens • Directed by Luke Yankee
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Fullerton Jazz Orchestra & Chamber Jazz EnsembleFriday, 10/20/2017
Bill Cunliffe & Chuck Tumlinson, directors
Fullerton Jazz Orchestra, directed by Bill Cunliffe, consistently receives high scores and acclaim at major west coast jazz festivals.
Los Angeles LGBT Center Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and Sixth Avenue - Hollywood - Presents:Exit Strategy9/29/2017 - 11/5/2017 (next performance: Friday, 10/20/2017)
West Coast Premiere written by Ike Holter and directed by Deena Selenow.
From the playwright and producers of "Hit the Wall" comes this fierce and funny new work about the chaotic final days of an urban public high school. "Exit Strategy" is a riveting, edge-of-your-seat drama from a vital new voice in American playwriting.
Chapman University - Orange - Presents:Cabaret 10/19/2017 - 10/21/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
Cabaret takes place in the midst of Germany’s post-World War I economic depression, as it transitions from the underground, avant-garde cultural epicenter to the beginnings of Hitler’s totalitarian regime and rise of the Nazi Party.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:Boeing Boeing9/22/2017 - 10/21/2017 (next performance: Friday, 10/20/2017)
By Marc Camoletti, translated by Beverly Cross & Francis Evans
Directed by Cylan Brown
Zany farce involving a man with three fiancees and scheduling issues.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet presents INFERNO10/13/2017 - 10/28/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
This October, go straight to hell. Dante's tale is retold through Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Charles Wuorinen's violent piece for two pianos and American Contemporary Ballet's sinuous dancers. Where? 350 feet above downtown Los Angeles.
Echo Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Fixed9/14/2017 - 10/22/2017 (next performance: Friday, 10/20/2017)
Dually inspired by Calderón’s Spanish Golden Age Drama The Physician Of His Own Honor and the 1990 documentary Paris is Burning, which detailed New York’s then-underground drag queen “ball culture,” this fierce and funny new play by Boni B. Alvarez is set in the heart of L.A.’s Historic Filipinotown.
Anaheim Ballet - Costa Mesa - Presents:Anaheim Ballet's Martini BalletThursday, 10/19/2017
Ballet served straight up…
Anaheim Ballet presents Martini Ballet, an intoxicating look at yesterday’s tiki bar retro lounge scene. Multimedia presentations, repertory pieces and classical works round out the evening performed by the athletic and exhilarating Anaheim Ballet dancers.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:Lost in Yonkers9/8/2017 - 10/22/2017 (next performance: Friday, 10/20/2017)
CRITICS PICK! GrigwareTalksTheatre/BWW
I LOVED IT! Cathy Wayne/ NoHoArtsDistrict.com
POWERFUL AND HILARIOUS
HIGHLY ENTERTAINING, IMPECCABLY PERFORMED PRODUCTION! PatTaylor/TOLUCAN
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:The Pearl Fishers10/15/2017 - 10/28/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
Soprano Nino Machaidze, one of LA Opera’s favorite leading ladies, returns as a veiled priestess with a hidden past, pursued by two lifelong friends and romantic rivals
Boston Court - Pasadena - Presents:Blake PouliotSaturday, 10/21/2017
"Pouliot has the whole package… the look, charisma and talent.” - The Toronto Star
Twenty-two year old award-winning Canadian violinist Blake Pouliot brings an evening of classical music to Boston Court.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Mirga Conducts Mahler10/19/2017 - 10/21/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 10/19/2017)
Mirga Conducts Mahler
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Thursday, October 19th, 8PM
Friday, October 20th, 8PM
Saturday, October 21st, 2PM
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, conductor
Gidon Kremer, violin
Janai Brugger, soprano
ArtPower at UC San Diego - La Jolla - Presents:Trisha Brown Dance Company10/21/2017 - 10/22/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 10/21/2017)
“[A] pillar of American postmodern dance.”—New York Times
In planning since before Trisha Brown’s death earlier this year, ArtPower is proud to present a unique iteration of In Plain Site, a site-specific work created for the UC San Diego campus by Trisha Brown Dance Company (TBDC).
Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Palm Desert - Presents:Chicago Symphony OrchestraThursday, 10/19/2017
Join the Palm Springs Friends of Philharmonic on Thursday, October 19th when Riccardo Muti conducts the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and features Stephen Williamson. On program: Schubert, Symphony No. 8, Mozart, Clarinet Concerto and Schumann, Symphony No. 2.
Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Runaway Home9/13/2017 - 11/5/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 10/21/2017)
Three years after Hurricane Katrina, the unhealed wounds of New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward continue to fester. In this powerful, funny and deeply moving mother-daughter story, 14-year-old runaway Kali embarks on a journey to pick through the wreckage of what used to be her life, rhyming, stealing and scamming her way through the still-destroyed neighborhood.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Studio Big Band ConcertWednesday, 10/18/2017
Dr. David Scott
This event is free and open to the public.
San Luis Obsipo Repertory Theatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:The Rabbit Hole10/6/2017 - 10/22/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/18/2017)
SLO REP presents RABBIT HOLE, a Pulitzer Prize Winning drama by David Lindsay-Abaire about love, loss and family.
Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Strings Showcase10/11/2017 - 11/15/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 11/1/2017)
USC Thornton's extraordinary Strings students showcase their talents in solo and chamber works.
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:Mrs. Warren's Profession10/8/2017 - 11/18/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 10/22/2017)
A Noise Within Theatre Company presents George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession live on stage!
Eden Lutheran Church and School - Riverside - Presents:Reformation Organ and Choral ConcertSaturday, 10/21/2017
A recital of organ and choral music from the Protestant Reformation which celebrates its 500th Anniversary on October 31st.
Glendale Centre Theatre/Tim Dietlein - Glendale - Presents:Puss in Boots8/5/2017 - 11/11/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 10/21/2017)
The Glendale Centre Theatre presents their new Children's Theatre production of Puss in Boots. A tap dancing, big band twist on the classic fairy tale you know and love.
Join us for GCT’s jazzy rendition of Puss in Boots!
Celebration Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist10/4/2017 - 10/25/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/18/2017)
Walt is a gay wallflower. After a devastating break-up, Walt innocently places an ad on Craigslist for a new roommate. When other-worldly star Tilda Swinton (played by Tom Lenk from Buffy and creator of the viral hit Lenk’s Lewks for Less) shows up at his door and insists on moving in to “study” Walt for her next big movie role, things gets hysterically chaotic.
Hollywood Pantages- Nederlander - Los Angeles - Presents:Hamilton8/11/2017 - 12/30/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/18/2017)
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.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Head of Passes9/13/2017 - 10/22/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/18/2017)
An astonishing, deeply moving new drama about family, acceptance, and the power of faith from MacArthur “Genius Award”-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney (The Brother/Sister Plays), featuring Tony Award® winner Phylicia Rashad.
"Phylicia Rashad is outstanding! GO see her at work!" - Performing Arts LIVE
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music @ Cal State Long Beach - Long Beach - Presents:Bob Cole Conservatory Faculty Recital - HarpsicordSunday, 10/22/2017
Bob Cole Conservatory Faculty Recital, Mark Uranker- Harpsichord
Featuring works by Harrison, Albright, Andreessen, Duphly, and Ligeti for harpsichord.
Bach Collegium San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Bach-at-Noon FREE ConcertWednesday, 10/18/2017
Bach Collegium San Diego presents a free 45-minute concert of historically-informed music of the Baroque era and beyond.
The Music Center On Location - Culver City - Presents:Until The Lions 10/18/2017 - 10/21/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/18/2017)
An ancient Indian epic reimagined through the eyes of women, Until the Lions is award-winning choreographer and dancer Akram Khan’s powerful take of poet Karthika Naïr’s book Until the Lions: Echoes from the Mahabharata. The title of the piece borrows from a popular African proverb, “Until the lions have their own historian, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.”