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Festival Mozaic - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Festival Mozaic Orchestra Series: Classical EvolutionWednesday, 7/26/2017
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major, op. 21
Dream Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:Dream Orchestra's "Opera Forever" ConcertSaturday, 7/29/2017
Conducted by Artistic Director Daniel Suk, the Dream Orchestra presents the “Opera Forever” concert benefit for the Dream Orchestra with guest artists Soprano Angel Blue, Soprano Lauren Michelle, Baritone Kihun Yoon and Bass-Baritone Nicolas Brownlee.
Festival of Arts - Laguna Beach - Presents:Pageant of the Masters7/7/2017 - 8/31/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. This uber-creative, one-of-a-kind show combines theater, performance art and art history. Each evening, classic and contemporary works of art are faithfully re-created with theatrical illusion and real people posing as living pictures.
Santa Monica College Theatre Arts - Santa Monica - Presents:Shrek The Musical7/14/2017 - 7/23/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Music by Jeanine Tesori
Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions
Once upon a time, in a faraway swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek who cut a deal with the infamous Lord Farquaad and set out, with his faithful steed Donkey, to rescue Princess Fiona… The rest will be fairytale history!!!!
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series1/8/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 7/23/2017)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
Grand Performances - Los Angeles - Presents:2017 Grand Performances7/1/2017 - 9/22/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Grand Performances, whose cross-discipline and cross-cultural fare at California Plaza have long been a staple of downtown L.A. culture, has announced its 2017 lineup of music, dance, theater, film, spoken word and children’s entertainment for the summer.
The concerts are free.
John Anson Ford Theatres - Hollywood - Presents:Big World Fun: Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet CompanySaturday, 7/22/2017
Grandeza Mexicana Folk Ballet Company’s vibrant dancers will bring to life two contrasting cultures of Mexico: the African and European traditions of the southern states and the music and dance of Mexico’s northern states that share the music stylings of US Southwest. Join us for this magical journey of fast footwork and colorful costuming!
iPalpiti Artists International - Aliso Viejo - Presents:iPalpiti Orchestra/Eduard Schmieder at Soka Performing Arts CenterSunday, 7/23/2017
iPalpiti Orchestra conducted by Eduard Schmieder performing pieces by Schubert as part of the iPalpiti 2017 Festival schedule.
Independent Shakespeare Co. - Los Angeles - Presents:Griffith Park Free Shakespeare Festival - Measure for Measure6/24/2017 - 7/23/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
A summer season of free performances like no other! Freewheeling, inclusive and a bit anarchic, the festival includes mainstage performances, pre-show family events including workshops and a slate of extraordinary opening acts. Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy great theater in a great city. All free, all summer long.
Scripps Ranch Theater - San Diego - Presents:Out On A Limb: New Plays from America's Finest City7/14/2017 - 7/23/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Out On A Limb: New Plays from America's Finest City - now in its 6th year - is a program that develops and produces new plays by local playwrights. All plays - that have been workshopped by SRT - have a theme that centers around San Diego. The stories celebrate the diversity that thrives in the neighborhoods across our community.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts1/29/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 7/23/2017)
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.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Hershey Felder's "Our Great Tchaikovsky"7/19/2017 - 8/13/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Come join Hershey Felder and the Wallis to celebrate the life and music of Piotr Tchaikovsky
"Hershey Felder is a gifted storyteller, pianist and entertainer. This could be his finest. Don't miss it. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
The Old Mill Foundation - San Marino - Presents:Magical Music At The Old Mill Summer ConcertSaturday, 7/22/2017
On Saturday, July 22, Fiato Quartet will perform under the stars at the historic Old Mill in San Marino. Fiato Quartet is composed of violinists, Carrie Kennedy and Ina Veli, Aaron Oltman, viola, and Ryan Sweeney, cello. This will be an evening not to be missed. Join us!
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:King of the Yees7/9/2017 - 8/6/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
At once bitingly hilarious and heartbreakingly honest, King of the Yees is an epic joyride across cultural, national, and familial borders that explores what it truly means to be a Yee.
"The lead actors are brilliant" - Performing Arts LIVE
Festival Mozaic - Avila Beach - Presents:Festival Mozaic Fringe Series: Fire & GraceSunday, 7/23/2017
Virtuoso violin meets Celtic guitar with this eclectic duo.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Heisenberg6/28/2017 - 8/6/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game.
Featuring Denis Arndt (The Night Alive, Basic Instinct) and Tony® and Emmy® winner Mary-Louise Parker (Proof, Weeds).
LALGBT Center Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center - Hollywood - Presents:The MisMatch Game7/21/2017 - 7/23/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 7/23/2017)
It’s time once again to “get ready to match the stars” with a new edition of Dennis Hensley’s "The MisMatch Game," the show the Los Angeles Times calls, “witty, ribald ... an adventure in surrealist era bending.” The side-splitting parody of the 70s game show returns to the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Renberg Theatre for two hilarious nights.
Huntington Beach Concert Band - Huntington Beach - Presents:Huntington Beach Concert Band Summer Series 20176/25/2017 - 9/3/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 7/23/2017)
The Huntington Beach Concert Band will once again sponsor its Summer Series of 11 free Sunday concerts, June 25th to September 3rd in Huntington Beach Central Park.
Each concert features a different band, with music styles ranging from swing to popular marches, show tunes, Dixieland, Latin Jazz, Salsa, and Big Band Music!
John Anson Ford Theatres - Hollywood - Presents:Yitzhak Rabin: Chronicle of an AssassinationSunday, 7/23/2017
Part of the IGNITE @ the FORD! series, made possible through the generous support of LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl. Proceeds benefit the Ford Theatre Foundation.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:30th Annual International Summer Organ Festival6/26/2017 - 8/28/2017 (next performance: Monday, 7/24/2017)
The free and popular International Summer Organ Festival is a San Diego tradition not to be missed. With a new, outstanding, world-class organist every week playing the largest outdoor pipe organ in the world, this Festival truly has something for everyone.
Mondays, June 26 to August 28, 2017, 7:30 - 9:30 pm.
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:LIBERA! in concert at Christ CathedralFriday, 7/28/2017
Libera, the internationally known boys choir from the United Kingdom will for the first time perform at Christ Cathedral. With shimmering, mystical chords and ecstatic harmonies, they are unlike any other group you have ever heard. These are truly sounds to lift the soul. Celestial sounds for a new time.
iPalpiti Artists International - Los Angeles - Presents:iPalpiti Soloists at Sunday's Live at LACMASunday, 7/23/2017
iPalpiti Soloists Gyehee Kim and Jacopo Giacopuzzi perform pieces by Hindemith, Ysaÿe, and Fauré as part of the iPalpiti 2017 Festival schedule.
Irvine Barclay Theatre and National Choreographers Initiative - Irvine - Presents:National Choreographers Initiative 2017Saturday, 7/29/2017
Be there for the birth of four new ballets created as part of the intensive 3-week process of the National Choreographers Initiative.
Artistic Director, Molly Lynch invites four choreographers, as well as sixteen professional dancers from ballet companies across the country, to participate.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Mirga & La MerTuesday, 8/1/2017
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, conductor
Beatrice Rana, piano
ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
What a treat to hear Mirga bring out all the colors and life in La mer, the great Impressionist symphony and one of Debussy’s supreme achievements!
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Into the Woods, Jr.7/21/2017 - 8/6/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
SLO REP’s Academy of Creative Theatre presents INTO THE WOODS, JR., a young performers’ version of the Tony Award winning musical by Stephen Sondheim. INTO THE WOODS, JR. runs Jul 21-Aug 6, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays at 7 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.
Idyllwild Arts Foundation - Idyllwild - Presents:24th Annual Idyllwild Arts Jazz In The Pines8/12/2017 - 8/13/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 8/12/2017)
The 24th Annual Idyllwild Arts "JAZZ IN THE PINES" outdoor music festival will be held once again on the grounds of Idyllwild Arts Academy in Idyllwild, California. This year's event, to take place on August 12 & August 13th, will offer something for every Jazz, Blues, and R & B lover, featuring continuous music on three stages. Featuring more than two dozen performers.
Welk Resort Theatre - Escondido - Presents:The Music Man5/11/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
By far, one of the most beloved musicals of all time! The MUSIC MAN is family entertainment at its best!
SONGS INCLUDE “76 Trombones,” “Trouble,” “Til There Was You” and “Shipoopi!”
Antaeus - Glendale - Presents:As You Like It7/20/2017 - 9/10/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Unable to act on their feelings and forced into exile in the Forest of Arden, lovers Rosalind and Orlando become entangled in a beguiling game of love, lust and mistaken identity. One of Shakespeare’s great comedies, As You Like It subverts the traditional rules of romance, confusing gender roles, nature and politics to reflect on how bewildering — yet utterly pleasurable — life can be.
Will Geer's Theatricm Botanicum - Topanga - Presents:Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum 2017 Summer Season6/3/2017 - 10/1/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/29/2017)
With its one-of-a-kind outdoor setting in the heart of Topanga Canyon and its roots in the 1950s McCarthy-era, when actor Will Geer created the theater as a haven for blacklisted actors, Theatricum Botanicum is best known for its productions that frame contemporary social issues through the lens of classic literature.
Rogue Machine Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Les Blancs7/22/2017 - 7/31/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
"OVATION" Recommended GO! - LA Weekly
"TOP TEN" - STAGE RAW
Lorraine Hansberry considered this her most important play. It was her final work. Les Blancs depicts the waning days of colonialism crossing into the 20th century as it reveals the impossible moral choices faced by individuals who must reconcile personal happiness with idealism.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Animal Crackers7/5/2017 - 8/13/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Based on the original Marx Brothers Broadway hit and film classic, this adaptation of Animal Crackers is an outrageous, rollicking, laugh-out-loud musical comedy, complete with audience participation!
Kingsmen Shakespeare Company - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Julius Caesar7/21/2017 - 8/6/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Based on some of the most famous historical characters from ancient Rome, Shakespeare gives us a world of political intrigue and deception that could be ripped from 21st-century headlines. To what ends will people go to gain power? What is the effect of extreme violence? What is an honorable leader? These and other questions are posed in this fast-moving political thriller directed by John Slade.
Glendale Centre Theatre/Tim Dietlein - Glendale - Presents:The Andrews Brothers7/7/2017 - 8/12/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
A USO show is threatened with cancellation when a certain famous trio of singing sisters fails to appear! Now it’s up to three earnest and determined stagehands to go on with the show!
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Parade6/30/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Amid religious intolerance, political injustice and racial tension, this stirring Tony Award-winning musical explores the endurance of love and hope against all the odds. In 1913, Leo Frank, a Jew living in Georgia, was put on trial for the murder of a 13-year-old girl. Armed with a rousing score and a powerful script, Parade takes an unflinching look into the darkest corners of America's history.
Music Academy of the West - Santa Barbara - Presents:Jeremy Denk Chamber Music ConcertSaturday, 7/22/2017
Music Academy of the West Faculty artist Jeremy Denk will join Academy fellows in delightful chamber ensemble performances.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:At the Old Place 7/5/2017 - 7/31/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Intimate New Play
At the Old Place
July 5 - 30, 2017
By Rachel Bonds
Directed by Jaime Castañeda
In her mid-40s and facing a breaking point, a literature professor returns to her childhood home in Virginia only to discover two young people camped out on her lawn.
Morgan-Wixson Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:Pinocchio7/15/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
"Pinocchio" is the thrilling version by Greg Banks of the timeless tale by Carlo Collodi.
This exciting new adaptation of the classic Italian story incorporates the audience’s imagination to reinforce the universal importance of telling the truth.
Coronado Playhouse - Coronado - Presents:Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing7/21/2017 - 8/13/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Shakespeare’s comic romance is set amidst the high spirits of a post-war house party. Don Pedro, Claudio, Benedick and all their troops, recently returned from deployment in Afghanistan, are able to relax and enjoy the company and hospitality of their friend Leonato, his daughter Hero and niece Beatrice.
Occidental College Children's Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:Dracula and the Beanstalk7/6/2017 - 8/19/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Each summer Occidental Children's Theater brings you a wacky, fun and critically acclaimed show. This summer we bring you Dracula and the Beanstalk and three folktales from around the world. We also have a popular acting camp for children, the Summer Institute of Fun where the kids get to learn the performance techniques from our summer show.
OB Playhouse - San Diego - Presents:Avenue Q7/7/2017 - 9/17/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Winner of the 2004 Tony® Award for best musical, Avenue Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a small bank account. Avenue Q has been labeled as a Sesame Street like show.....for adults. While there are endearing puppets, THIS SHOW IS NOT FOR CHILDREN, but for mature audiences due to adult themes and strong language.
Laguna Playhouse - Laguna - Presents:Hairspray7/9/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
It’s 1962 and Hairspray’s big, bold heroine Tracy Turnblad twists, ponys and mashed potatoes her way to Baltimore stardom, while fighting for integration on a local TV dance show. Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, HAIRSPRAY knocks your bobby socks off with spectacular songs, energetic dancing, and an uplifting story for all ages!
Festival Mozaic - Shandon - Presents:Festival Mozaic Orchestra Series: Baroque in the VinesSaturday, 7/22/2017
Alessandro Scarlatti: Sinfonia di Concerto Grosso No. 1 in F major
Wilhelm Friedemann Bach: Sinfonia for Two Flutes and Strings in D minor, F. 65
Tomaso Albinoni: Concerto a cinque in G minor, op. 5, no. 11
Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons (Aurelia Duca, Serena McKinney, Grace Park, Emily Daggett Smith, soloists)
Cabrillo Music Theatre - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Peter Pan7/14/2017 - 7/23/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
This classic musical for all ages gets a brand new production by Cabrillo Music Theatre!
PETER PAN is more than just a family favorite - it's one of the most beloved musicals of all time.
The Rainbow Theatre Company - Santa Monica - Presents:Danny and the Deep Blue Sea7/1/2017 - 9/10/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Carl Weathers directs this love story set in a rough Bronx neighborhood.
WHAT: Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. A romance.
WHO: Written by John Patrick Shanley. Directed by Carl Weathers. Starring Tanna Frederick and Robert Standley.
« The play is the equivalent of sitting at ringside watching a prize fight that concludes in a lovine mbrace. »---The New York Times
Theatre 40 - Beverly Hills - Presents:Sequence7/20/2017 - 8/20/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Lives hang in the balance as science faces off against religion , and math
Echo Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:The Cake6/28/2017 - 8/6/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
Debra Jo Rupp (That ’70s Show) heads cast in the world premiere of Bekah Brunstetter’s ‘The Cake’ at the Echo Theater Company.
Faith, family and frosting collide in a touching and timely new play by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC’s This Is Us). The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of The Cake
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris7/1/2017 - 8/27/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 7/22/2017)
A powerful and bold theatrical experience that was an overwhelming success off-Broadway, this revue of Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel’s songs pays tribute to his unique genius through August 27 at the Odyssey Theatre.