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The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Blues in the Night 4/27/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/24/2018)
Conceived and Directed by SHELDON EPPS
The soul of the blues wails out full and strong in Blues in the Night, the scorching, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical!
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Elevada5/4/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/25/2018)
What kind of tango partner are you looking for — one that will glide with you above all of life’s messiness, or someone who will stay with you on the ground? It’s only their first date, but Ramona and Khalil’s time is already running out.
San Diego Musical Theater - San Diego - Presents:South Pacific4/27/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/24/2018)
Winner of 10 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Libretto.
Directed by Kirsten Chandler
Choreography by Randy Slovace
Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific intertwines the themes of romance, duty, and prejudice to create a story that is all at once hilarious, heartbreaking, and thought-provoking.
Hollywood Pantages- Nederlander - Los Angeles - Presents:School of Rock5/3/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/24/2018)
Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit. SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly).
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Brahms' Requiem6/9/2018 - 6/10/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 6/9/2018)
Life, love, and loss are the momentous themes addressed by Brahms in his lush, romantic, and heartfelt Requiem on this program that opens with compellingly reflective works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composers Caroline Shaw and David Lang.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #9Sunday, 6/3/2018
So Young PARK SOPRANO, Jessica GUIDERI Violin, Ambrois AUBRUN Violin, Jonathan MOERSCHEL Viola
Jacob BRAUN Cello, David KAPLAN Piano, François CHOUCHAN Piano
E.GRIEG: SIX SONGS FOR SOPRANO & PIANO OP 48
J.SIBELIUS: PIECES FOR VIOLIN & PIANO OP 79
E.GRIEG: ALLEGRETTO FOR CELLO & PIANO IN E MAJOR
F.BRIDGE: PIANO QUINTET IN D MINOR
The Road Theatre - North Hollywood - Presents:Through The Eye Of A Needle3/23/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/25/2018)
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.
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Front & Main Dance Festival6/2/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 6/2/2018)
For one week (MAY 29 – JUN 3), Temecula becomes home to the Front & Main Dance Festival, hosting high-caliber companies, teachers, dancers, and filmmakers in a celebration of all things dance.
Master classes, workshops, discussions, film screenings, and live performances inspire us to soar, whether you are a dancer or a dance-lover.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Schumann Cycle: Concert 36/1/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Friday, 6/1/2018)
To conclude his Schumann survey, Dudamel teams with Peter Sellars for the rarely performed oratorio on Thomas Moore’s poem about a peri – a fairy-like spirit somewhere between an angel and a devil – who is trying to re-enter heaven by finding the gift that God will like best.
St James Sunday Concerts - Tarzana - Presents:Dvorak QuintetSunday, 5/27/2018
St. James Sunday Concerts is pleased to present one of the finest examples of late Romantic chamber music, the Quintet by Antonin Dvorak, on Sunday May 27 at 4 PM. The music features the beloved Dumka movement and sparkling Scherzo. The quintet will be played by Ken Aiso, violin Alan Busteed, violin Karen Goulding Long, viola Claire Rydell, cello and Roger Wright, piano.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Rigoletto5/12/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/27/2018)
It’s more than just a cornerstone of opera repertoire it’s also one of the most heartfelt of all stage works.
Rigoletto is the unforgettable tale of a father’s rage, a daughter’s shame and a self-centered ruler who thinks he can get away with anything. Several of Verdi’s best-known tunes accentuate this timeless tragedy of sacrifice, betrayal and revenge.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:Native Son4/12/2018 - 6/3/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/25/2018)
Richard Wright's iconic novel about oppression, freedom and justice comes to life on stage in this ground-breaking adaptation.
Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Santa Monica Symphony Memorial Weekend ConcertSunday, 5/27/2018
Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, the Santa Monica Symphony’s Annual Memorial Weekend Concert presents works of Maurice Ravel, George Butterworth and Ralph Vaughan Williams, who were all WWI veterans.
The Da Camera Society - Los Angeles - Presents:Chamber Music in Historic Sites Saturday, 5/26/2018
The Da Camera Players perform Schumann and Mozart in the elegant Pompeian Room.
Tien-Hsin Cindy Wu, violin Che Yen Brian Chen, viola Mihai Marica, cello Orion Weiss, piano
Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:ICIT Student ConcertFriday, 5/25/2018
New music by students of the UCI Music Department's innovative graduate program
The tenth annual concert presenting original new works by Ph.D. students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation, and Technology (ICIT) in the UCI Music Department.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:San Diego Symphony: Season Finale 5/25/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/25/2018)
Our Leonard Bernstein Centennial celebration concludes with “Lenny’s” quintessential curtain-raiser, the overture to Candide. Maestro de Waart welcomes the Naughton sisters, the moost acclaimed piano duo on today’s classical circuit, for Francis Poulenc’s famous Concerto for Two Pianos, a charming and agreeable work with a strong suggeestion of Mozart at its sparkling heart.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:Mending Fences4/27/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/25/2018)
A father and son reunion is at the center of Mending Fences, a human drama that is relevant to anyone who has ever been a son, daughter, or parent -- which includes us all. Written by Norm Foster and directed by Madeleine Drake, the fourth show of LFT’s 2018 season will leave audiences with a uniquely cathartic experience.
SB Aerial Arts - Santa Barbara - Presents:Floor to Air Festival - Sonnet of LimbsFriday, 5/25/2018
2018 FLOOR TO AIR FESTIVAL
Now in its fifth season, the Floor to Air Festival returns with a fresh ensemble of flight-bound dancers from across the globe for the premiere of a collaborative works celebrating the art of aerial dance.
Diversionary Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Loneliest Girl in the World5/24/2018 - 6/24/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/24/2018)
World Premiere Musical
Following the life and evolution of Anita Bryant and her biggest fan, Tommy, The Loneliest Girl in the World magically charts the emergence of the gay rights movement on urgently intimate terms. By turns delightful and provocative, this inspiring new musical is a reminder of a battle yet won, the purpose of pie, and the power of an individual
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:Her Portmanteau5/24/2018 - 6/30/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/24/2018)
West Coast Premiere
Written by Mfoniso Udofia
Directed by Gregg T. Daniel
The production was a New York Times “Critic’s Pick” and was called, “A moving and powerful corrective to the notion that what immigrants leave behind is always awful, and that what they find is worth the trip.”
UC Riverside Music Department - Riverside - Presents:UCR Jazz EnsemblesThursday, 5/24/2018
Teryn Re, local Los Angeles area vocalist, composer/arranger, and bandleader comes to UC Riverside to join the Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo in a special performance. Ms. Re will sing through a showcase of her arrangements of the music of Duke Ellington, Nancy Wilson, Claude Debussy, and others while conducting the UCR Jazz Ensemble.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Bad Jews4/21/2018 - 6/17/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/25/2018)
A startling and savagely funny dark comedy about family, and what you choose to believe, when you’re chosen.
Savage, vicious and ferociously funny. Dana Resnick directs Bad Jews, a fierce yet hilarious take on family, faith and legacy by Joshua Harmon
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Hamilton5/8/2018 - 5/27/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/24/2018)
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.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television - Los Angeles - Presents:Spring Awakening5/23/2018 - 5/26/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/24/2018)
A group of late 19th century German students navigate teenage self-discovery and coming-of-age anxiety in this seminal work.
By Frank Wedekind
Translated by Jonathan Franzen
Directed by Evelina Stampa
Tommy Peterson - Fullerton - Presents:Jazz Fest - Tommy Peterson with Fullerton Jazz OrchestraThursday, 5/24/2018
Saxophonist and woodwind artist Peterson has played in notable Big bands including the NBC Tonight Show Orchestra with Doc Severinsen for 17 years.
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Soft Power5/15/2018 - 6/10/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/24/2018)
A contemporary comedy explodes into a musical fantasia in the first collaboration between two of America’s great theatre artists: Tony Award® winners David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Flower Drum Song) and Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home). Soft Power rewinds our recent political history and plays it back through a Chinese lens: a future, beloved East-meets-West musical.
Sierra Madre Playhouse - Sierra Madre - Presents:The Immigrant4/20/2018 - 5/26/2018 (next performance: Friday, 5/25/2018)
Simon Levy directs this true story of an immigrant.
Rural Central Texas, 1909. A young Russian-Jewish immigrant, newly arrived in America through the port of Galveston, pulls his banana cart into the hamlet of Hamilton.
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television - Los Angeles - Presents:The Mother of Us All5/18/2018 - 5/24/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 5/24/2018)
Featuring designers from the Department of Theater and undergraduate actors from the School of Music, this opera chronicles the life of Susan B. Anthony. Presented in collaboration with Opera UCLA, UCLA Philharmonia and the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music.
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:Classics at The Merc8/13/2017 - 6/24/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 5/27/2018)
Join us in The Merc Sunday afternoons for chamber performances by the region’s best professional musicians. The intimate setting of The Merc allows the audience and musicians to interact with each other so you can learn about the musicians, their instruments, their careers, and the music they perform.
A great classical experience for a great price!
Restoration Concerts - So. Pasadena - Presents:New Hollywood String QuartetSunday, 5/27/2018
Musicians: Tereza Stanislav - violin, Rafael Rishik - violin, Robert Brophy - viola, and Andrew Shulman - cello
Their program: A Debussy Quartet, Haydn's op. 76 no. 5, and Stravinsky's "Three Pieces for String Quartet"
Cal Poly Music Department - - Presents:Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble Spring ConcertSaturday, 5/26/2018
The Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble and guest artists will perform a program of music and dance from the Eastern Mediterranean and larger region.
With a membership that represents a wide range of majors on campus and professions off campus, the Cal Poly Arab Music Ensemble is a multi-instrumental orchestra and choir with vocal and instrumental soloists.
LA Opera Off Grand & the Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:CrossingSaturday, 5/26/2018
Inspired by poet Walt Whitman’s experiences tending to wounded soldiers during the Civil War, this haunting, compassionate work by Matthew Aucoin, LA Opera's Artist in Residence, explores the connections that come between us and pull us apart.
WillanWest 2018 Festival - San Diego - Presents:WillanWest 2018: Missa Brevis no. 14 'St Alphege' Saturday, 5/26/2018
WillanWest 2018 is a Southern California celebration of the 50th anniversary of the death of English-Canadian composer Healey Willan who served as organist and choirmaster at the Anglo-Catholic parish of St. Mary Magdalene, Toronto from 1921-1966.
Piano Spheres - Santa Monica - Presents:Steven Vanhauwaert in an All-Italian Program Thursday, 5/24/2018
Satellite Artist Steven Vanhauwaert - will talk about his all-Italian program including works of Busoni, Bussotti, Scelsi, Balilla Pratella, and Fracesconi.
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, 5/24/2018)
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.