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Pacific Symphony - Irvine - Presents:July 4 Spectacular - The Music of Michael JacksonMonday, 7/4/2016
This high energy concert showcases the best-known hits of the legendary “King of Pop”—from The Jackson 5 to his final film, “This Is It!” — and includes music from “Off the Wall,” “Thriller,” “Bad,” “Blood on the Dance Floor” and many more. The seven-piece rock group Windborne along with lead singer James Delisco joins Pacific Symphony to celebrate the genius of Michael Jackson’s legacy. The concert opens with patriotic favorites and closes with a brilliant fireworks finale.
AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans - Palm Springs - Presents:6th Annual Independence Day Celebration and FundraiserMonday, 7/4/2016
AIDS Assistance Program – Food Samaritans (AAP) will host its spectacular Sixth Annual Independence Day celebration and fundraiser on Monday, July 4, 2016 at the historic O’Donnell House, perched high on the mountainside above the Palm Springs Art Museum, at 412 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way. The event begins at 7:30 pm, and the City of Palm Springs’ fireworks display will commence at 9:15 pm.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:International Summer Organ Festival6/27/2016 - 8/29/2016 (next performance: Monday, 7/4/2016)
2016 Summer International Organ Festival
Popular concert series on the world’s largest outdoor pipe organ, under the stars in beautiful Balboa Park.
All Concerts: Monday Nights
7:30 p.m—June 27 to August 29
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
Balboa Park – San Diego
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:The Wizard of Oz: Live In ConcertSaturday, 7/9/2016
San Diego Symphony
Sarah Hicks, conductor
Join Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion on a trip down the Yellow Brick Road in the beloved Oscar®-winning film. Hear classics such as "Over the Rainbow" and "We're Off to See the Wizard" that'll have you humming all the way home.
San Luis Obispo Little Theatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Bye, Bye Birdie 6/3/2016 - 7/2/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 7/2/2016)
Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical in 1961, Bye, Bye Birdie is a delightful satire of the 1950’s crafted with the fondest affection for the time and the people. Filled with toe-tapping musical theatre classics such as Put on a Happy Face, One Boy, A Lot of Livin’ to Do, Kids and How Lovely to be a Woman, our season finale musical is sure to be a sell out!
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:July Fireworks Spectacular with Chicago7/2/2016 - 7/4/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 7/2/2016)
Celebrate Independence Day with the legendary rock ’n’ roll band with horns: Chicago! One of America’s most popular rock bands, the Grammy®-winning hit-makers (“Saturday in the Park,” “You’re the Inspiration” and many more) appear on three spectacular evenings featuring patriotic music, thrilling fireworks and more fun.
Half off for kids 12 and under.
Dream Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Symphonic DreamSaturday, 7/16/2016
Dream Orchestra presents Dvorak Symphony No. 9 conducted by Daniel Suk
Dream Orchestra is performing at the Broad Stage with great symphonic Program: Dvorak Symphony No. 9
"From The New World"
Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Oveture, and Saint Saens Introdution and Rondo Capriccioso.
Violin solo, Xika Huang
Hollywood Chamber Orchestra - Hollywood - Presents:Blackfish : Live with the Hollywood Chamber OrchestraFriday, 7/1/2016
Hollywood Chamber Orchestra music directors Noah Gladstone and Mark Robertson announced that Emmy-winning composer Jeff Beal will conduct the world premiere of his acclaimed score to the 2013 documentary film Blackfish, live-to-picture, on Friday, July 1, 2016, at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood.
Antaeus Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:Hedda Gabler6/2/2016 - 7/17/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
Henrik Ibsen created one of literature’s most compelling characters in this complex and enigmatic story about the newly married, beautiful and inscrutable wife of an academic trapped in a world she cannot bear. At The Antaeus Theatre Company in North Hollywood.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:Star Spangled Pops7/1/2016 - 7/2/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/1/2016)
There is no better 4th of July event than celebrating America's birthday with the San Diego Symphony! This all-American program features hits from movies, Broadway tunes and popular music, along with a military salute and a grand fireworks finale. Matthew Garbutt conducts.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Beautiful - The Carole King Musical6/22/2016 - 7/17/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
“Don't miss Tony® Award-winning BEAUTIFUL - The Carole King Musical. The cast is excellent and the overall staging is superb. Abby Mueller as Carole King could not have been better. The most inspirational / feel good musical we have seen in a long time. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Macbeth 6/19/2016 - 7/24/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
A stellar cast, under the direction of renowned Shakespearean Brian Kulick, will electrify the San Diego night with a stunning rendition of one of Shakespeare’s masterpieces.
The Road Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:John Is A Father5/12/2016 - 7/16/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
Recovering alcoholic John Owens was estranged from his family for decades before his son, a Marine, was killed in Afghanistan. Now, six years later, he receives an invitation to meet his widowed daughter-in-law and his grandson for the first time.
San Diego County Fair - Del Mar - Presents:2016 Toyota Summer Concert Series - Del Mar6/8/2016 - 7/4/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
The 2016 Toyota Summer Concert Series is the Fair's premier entertainment event, featuring internationally known artists on the Heineken Grandstand Stage. Every night of the Fair, from June 5 through July 4, will have a different artist.
INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO. - Los Angeles - Presents:Richard III6/25/2016 - 7/24/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
For over 200 years, the most produced play in the world was Colley Cibber's adaptation of Shakespeare's RICHARD III. Through the ages, classical actors (including David Garrick and Edmund Booth) refitted it for their versions of the indelible anti-hero. Independent Shakespeare Co. pulls the best from the past and combines it with an entirely modern take for this electrified re-imagining of the tale of a man driven to pursue power by any means.
Australian Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:'Double Feature' Theatre Festival6/6/2016 - 7/2/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
L.A.’s Australian Theatre Company offers a mini Australian theater festival, including a ‘Double Feature’ of two celebrated Australian plays that were made into movies and ATC’s second annual free reading series.
Stella Adler Lab Productions - Hollywood - Presents:Golden Boy6/17/2016 - 7/10/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/1/2016)
Golden Boy follows the life of a young Italian New Yorker in the late 1930s who pursues the American dream of fame and fortune. Forced to choose between big money boxing and his dream of becoming a violinist, the young Italian runs the risk of losing everything he holds dear.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Disgraced6/8/2016 - 7/17/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
“The riveting performances by entire ensemble command your attention throughout. The sensational and ideological subject matter is masterfully presented and given the current political environment should be required viewing for all. DISGRACED is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
The Old Globe and the San Diego Public Library - San Diego - Presents:First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare6/4/2016 - 7/7/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, on tour from the Folger Shakespeare Library offers a rare glimpse of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most significant books.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:The Clean House6/10/2016 - 7/16/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/1/2016)
The Clean House
by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by James Rice
A theatrical and wildly funny play with a whimsical and poignant look at class, comedy and the true nature of love.
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Big Sky6/19/2016 - 7/17/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
Pulitzer Prize finalist playwright Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros and Tony Award-winning director John Rando offer a funny and poignant cautionary tale about the perils of pretense and the fragility of family.
“The entire cast is brilliant in this most worthy production. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Celebration Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Boy From OZ4/29/2016 - 7/31/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
“Many Ovation Award nominations await this spectacular production! Director, Michael Shepperd has out done himself. To stage a massive Broadway musical in a 55 seat theater is no small undertaking but the folks at Celebration have done it with flying colors. This production will most certainly garner them many Awards.The entire run will probably sell out soon. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Shakespeare by the Sea - San Pedro - Presents:Othello - Shakespeare by the Sea at Point Fermin Park6/23/2016 - 8/19/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/1/2016)
An emotionally gripping thriller, where gossip turns friendships rancid, and rumor brutally murders innocence. Othello is as unflinching in its power as it is in its heartbreak.
SD International Fringe - San Diego - Presents:San Diego International Fringe Festival6/23/2016 - 7/3/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
San Diego International Fringe Festival returns for its fourth year, with nearly 100 artists and 500 shows, all to entertain, delight, motivate, stimulate, excite and provoke you. Come support local, national and international talent. Only $10 per show - all proceeds go to the artists.
San Diego Fringe Festival 2016 - San Diego - Presents:Bedrooms & Boyfriends6/25/2016 - 7/2/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/1/2016)
Bedrooms and Boyfriends San Diego Fringe Festival June 25 - July 2, 2016
Bedrooms & Boyfriends features the premiere of three new, short plays by Samantha Ginn, Jonathan Hammond and Michael Mizerany. All three plays are staged on the same bedroom set and explore themes of love, lust and romance.
Music Academy of the West - Santa Barbara - Presents:Music Academy of the West 2016 Summer Festival6/13/2016 - 8/6/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
The Music Academy of the West presents more than 200 classical music events in Santa Barbara, including masterclasses, orchestra and chamber concerts, recitals, and opera.
Artists include 140 fellows from 24 states and 11 countries who have been selected through auditions to participate.
Creating Arts Company - Los Angeles - Presents:The Clifton’s Canteen - A Tribute to the 1940s USO Shows7/2/2016 - 7/3/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 7/2/2016)
Celebrate 4th of July weekend by honoring the men and women of service as CAC Studios joins Clifton’s for a full scale U.S.O. star studded bash.
Encore Presentation - 4th of July Weekend – Two Days Only
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike6/10/2016 - 7/3/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
Christopher Durang's witty mash-up of Chekhov characters and smart phones is a delightful new comedy for our hyper-connected era. Winner of 2013 Tony, Drama Desk, New York Drama Critics’ Circle and Outer Critics’ Circle best play awards. June 8-July 3 at International City Theatre.
The International Printing Museum - Carson - Presents:Independence Day Celebration featuring The Confounding BrothersSaturday, 7/2/2016
Kick off your 4th of July celebrations with a unique trip to the International Printing Museum’s annual INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, a Southern California patriotic tradition! Printing activities accompanied by a presentation of "The Confounding Brothers" A playlet featuring Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams.
Lineage Dance - Pasadena - Presents:Supreme Rulerz of Magic & MysterySaturday, 7/2/2016
After a completely SOLD OUT run last year, the Supreme Rulerz are BACK!
Come see Rob Zabrecky, Tina Lenert, and Mike Caveney in a night of comedy and magic that will blow your mind, get you laughing, and make you feel...just a little uncomfortable.
Shakespeare by the Sea - San Pedro - Presents:Cymbeline - Shakespeare by the Sea - Point Fermin Park6/16/2016 - 8/20/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
An action-adventure-fairy-tale-romance! Shakespeare tells an epic romantic tale filled with magical potions, dastardly villains, ghosts, gods and lost princes.
Union Station - Los Angeles - Presents:Live Nation’s Ones To Watch Concert Series Opening NightSaturday, 7/2/2016
DTLA’s iconic Union Station will open its sweeping outdoor gardens on summer nights with a unique entertainment line-up. Union Station kick-off its summer season with the free concert series under the stars begins July 2 and runs Saturday nights through Labor Day weekend.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Home/Sick6/9/2016 - 7/3/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
The West Coast premiere of a theatrical re-imagination of the history of the Weather Underground, developed and devised by New York City theater collective The Assembly and members of the cast.
"The ensemble is terrific and did an excellent job capturing the essence of the many societal challenges posed during this period of historical significance." - Performing Arts LIVE
Redlands Bowl - Redlands - Presents:Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival 20166/24/2016 - 8/19/2016 (next performance: Friday, 7/1/2016)
Redlands Bowl! Not just another music festival...
It's unique... admission-free world class concerts, entirely donor supported.
It's magical... warm summer nights under the stars, beautiful ampitheatre in the park.
It's community... drawing together people of all ages and from all walks of life.
America's oldest continuously running summer music festival at which no admission is charged!
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:Thirsty Thursday6/30/2016 - 7/21/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
Join us before your Thursday Night performance of The Last Tiger in Haiti for complimentary beer tastings from Intergalactic Brewing Company
Erica Valen - San Diego - Presents:Mysterium- A Magic Show6/25/2016 - 7/2/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
Called "a magic act of exquisite polish" by San Diego Story and winner of the SD International Fringe Festival's 2015 Audience Favorite award, Mysterium Show is a wild and delightful celebration of the supernatural. The show goes beyond "tricks and illusions" to create a real sense of wonder that leaves audiences feeling like they've been a part of something very special.
South Pasadena Public Library - South Pasadena - Presents:Colburn Adult Wind SymphonyThursday, 6/30/2016
Americans customarily celebrate Independence Day with family reunions, barbecues, fireworks, parades, and patriotic music. This year the public celebration of the holiday will start a bit early in South Pasadena. On Thursday, June 30 at 6:00 p.m. the Colburn Adult Wind Symphony will perform a free patriotic concert in the Library Park.
Farmers Market - The Original - Los Angeles - Presents:EB's Rock & Roll Tribute Night6/9/2016 - 9/1/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
EB’s cranks up the volume Thursday nights with Rock & Roll Tribute Night! Their line-up features tribute bands playing all your favorite hits from groups as The Pretenders, Tom Petty, Bad Company and more!
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts LIVE - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series6/23/2016 - 1/26/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
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.
San Diego Asian Artists Ensemble - San Diego - Presents:Second Chances For Grace6/25/2016 - 7/2/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 6/30/2016)
From Hong Kong to Hollywood: One Woman's Inspirational Journey in Second Chances For Grace! A powerful drama infused with comedy, multimedia and song. Written & performed by Kiki Yeung. Directed by DeAnna Driscoll.