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Theatre 40 - Beverly Hills - Presents:Bus Stop11/15/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
A cowboy falls for a chanteuse in William Inge's classic play.
First produced on Broadway in 1955, Bus Stop is a comedy (in the academic sense of the term). Bus Stop tells a story of a group of people thrown together by a blizzard to spend a long night snowbound at a diner/bus stop in rural Kansas.
Collaborative Artists Ensemble - North Hollywood - Presents:Anatomy of a Hug11/9/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
A young woman obsessed with TV shows suddenly finds herself in a real-life romance.
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Meet Pacific Symphony’s New ConcertmasterSunday, 11/18/2018
These 70-minute, informal concerts by Pacific Symphony are perfect for newcomers to and aficionados of the classical music scene. An audience favorite, conductor and music director Carl St.Clair brings his vast knowledge of musical history to life with both his comments and his baton.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:A Twisted Christmas CarolSunday, 11/18/2018
The Santa Monica Playhouse Benefit Series is proud to present A Twisted Christmas Carol – A Sneak Peek Staged-Reading of a New Play by Award-Winning Playwright Phil Olson - a Texas spoof of Charles Dicken’s classic story, A Christmas Carol.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts8/5/2018 - 1/27/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/18/2018)
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.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live7/1/2018 - 1/27/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 11/18/2018)
Sundays Live presents FREE weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6:00PM on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series7/22/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 11/18/2018)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Cameron CarpenterSunday, 4/7/2019
Cameron Carpenter, organ
About This Performance
“Carpenter is one of the rare musicians who changes the game of his instrument… He is a smasher of cultural and classical music taboos. He is technically the most accomplished organist I have ever witnessed… And, most important of all, the most musical.” (Los Angeles Times)
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.
Pasadena Symphony - Pasadena - Presents:Bernstein & CoplandSaturday, 11/17/2018
Celebrate Bernstein’s centennial with hits from On the Town to West Side Story plus the best from his friends and contemporaries with Copland, Barber and more. Sphinx laureate Melissa White shines on violin. Performances at 2pm and 8pm.
Hailstork An American Port of Call
Bernstein West Side Story Selections
Barber Violin Concerto
Copland Billy the Kid Suite
Bernstein On the Waterfront
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 11/1/2018 - 12/29/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 21st incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “Santa for a Day,” “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” and “Welcome, Christmas (Fah Who Doraze),” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays
SMC Dance Department - Santa Monica - Presents:Global Motion Fall 2018 Performance11/16/2018 - 11/17/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Santa Monica College Dance Department Presents Global Motion - World Dance Company Fall 2018 Performance at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.
Type of Dance: Salsa, Hip Hop, Waltz, Indonesian, Korean, etc.
The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Johnny MathisSaturday, 11/17/2018
The legendary singer brings his “Voice of Romance” tour to The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa.
Johnny Mathis returns to The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa to perform some of his greatest hits and personal favorites, as The Show celebrates its tenth year.
Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:Turkeys! The Musical11/9/2018 - 11/21/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group proudly presents the Premiere of Ian Michaels' Thanksgiving-Season Musical-Play, "TURKEYS! THE MUSICAL".
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Looking for Christmas11/11/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
A world premiere American musical about family, loyalty, and the magic of Christmas from country music legend Clint Black, inspired by his 1995 chart-topping holiday album. Amid the commotion of the holidays, Staff Sergeant Mike Randolf returns from Afghanistan and home to his family.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Collegium Workshop: Song & Dance of Early Modern EnglandSaturday, 11/17/2018
Adam Knight Gilbert leads the USC Collegium Workshop in a concert featuring the earliest known English songs, along with 15th-century carols and love songs, and lute songs of the Tudor era, performed with voices, harp, lute, viols, and winds.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Glendale - Presents:beethoven’s “pastoral”11/16/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Led by Guest Conductor David Danzmayr, Presents Program of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral,” Korngold's Straussiana and Violinist Jennifer Koh on Ligeti’s Violin Concerto
Friday, November 16, 2018, 8 pm, CSUN’s The Soraya
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 8 pm, Glendale’s Alex Theatre
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 7 pm, UCLA’s Royce Hall
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Valley of the Heart11/6/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
An epic story of love, family, and country
The Yamaguchis and the Montaños are two immigrant families struggling to provide a future for their American-born children after the Great Depression on the farmland they share. But as their oldest children fall in love—secretly—the attack on Pearl Harbor throws these Mexican and Japanese American families into uncertainty and turmoil.
Third@First Concert Series - Pasadena - Presents:Four Hands & Four SingersSaturday, 11/17/2018
Before recorded music was possible, the art of four hands making music at one piano at home was common. Two pianists (with four hands between them) will team up with four singers in a concert featuring this repertoire at First United Methodist Church in Pasadena on Saturday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m.
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Music Animated - Sounds of Ancient Mexico!Saturday, 11/17/2018
Sounds of Ancient Mexico with Martin Espino, is an interactive family oriented experience. The audience will be gently guided to sing easy-to-sing-songs in indigenous languages as well as play on actual indigenous exotic percussion instruments.
Admission is free.
A musical instrument petty zoo will follow the performance.
Katy Skyrud - Coronado - Presents:Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat11/16/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
The ultimate story of parental favoritism & sibling rivalry!
One of the most enduring musicals of the last 50 years, Joseph is the irresistible family show about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:A Bronx Tale11/6/2018 - 11/25/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s- where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be.
Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from Alan Menken, the songwriter of Beauty and the Beast, A BRONX TALE is an unforgettable story of loyalty and family.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Hansel and Gretel11/17/2018 - 12/15/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
An enchanting classic filled with holiday magic.
The beloved fairy take becomes grand opera with 12-foot-tall creatures, fantastical sets, elaborate special effects and an epic score conducted by James Conlon. This entrancing, dreamlike production will transport you to a magical world of wonder and surprise.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:A Christmas Cactus11/16/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
"A Christmas Cactus" is merry mystery that mashes Dickens and Doyle in a charming holiday tale where goodwill and justice triumph.
Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Nutcracker PreludeSaturday, 11/17/2018
Featuring Youth Ballet and Dance Academy students performing excerpts accompanied by musicians from the Conservatory of Music and the Community School of Performing Arts.
Diversionary Theatre - San Diego - Presents:This Beautiful City11/8/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Created by The Civilians
Written by Steven Cosson & Jim Lewis
Music & Lyrics by Michael Friedman
Directed by Matt M. Morrow
Join Diversionary Theatre in the 10th Anniversary Production and San Diego premiere of This Beautiful City!
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:The Caltech Orchestra - Fall Concerts11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
The Caltech Orchestra under the direction of Allen Robert Gross will present its first concerts of the 2018-2019 season on Saturday, November 17 at 2:30 pm and Sunday, November 18 at 3:30. Both concerts take place in Ramo Auditorium, Caltech and are free to the public.
LA Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:Sisters Matsumoto11/16/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
L.A. Theatre Works records four performances of this deeply moving play, ever more timely in our current anti-immigrant climate, for radio, podcast and online streaming. Playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, and actor/activist George Takei will lead a panel discussion after the Saturday matinee.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Pathétique with MTT11/30/2018 - 12/2/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/30/2018)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Measha Brueggergosman, mezzo-soprano
About This Performance
L.A.’s own Michael Tilson Thomas partners with the orchestra for his own latest work, followed by the passionate emotional depths of Tchaikovsky’s “Pathétique.”
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The TEN Tenors11/20/2018 - 11/25/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/20/2018)
Wish You Were Here
The most popular group in the history of the McCallum Theatre (30 sold-out shows and counting!) returns for six spectacular shows. Whether this is your first time or thirty-first, The TEN Tenors will dazzle you with their vocal prowess and delight you with their choreography and Australian humor.
Santa Monica Symphony - Santa Monica - Presents:Holiday Concert: Music from the MoviesSunday, 12/2/2018
The Santa Monica Symphony celebrates the holiday season with a festive concert of classical favorites from popular movies. The music of John Williams shares the program with Strauss and Wagner along with selected movements from Tchaikovsky’s beloved Nutcracker Suite. All Santa Monica Symphony concerts are free and ticketless. For more information, please visit: www.smSymphony.org.
All Saints Church - Pasadena - Presents:Bill Cunliffe TrioSunday, 11/18/2018
Jazz pianist, composer and Grammy-winning arranger Bill Cunliffe appears with lyrical bassist Darek Oles and legendary drummer Joe La Barbera in a late-afternoon concert on the chancel of beautiful All Saints Church in Pasadena. They'll offer fresh takes on jazz standards as well as Cunliffe's own innovative and soulful compositions.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Bach's Magnificat | Los Angeles Master ChoraleSunday, 11/18/2018
Bach's "Magnificat" is paired with Reena Esmail's "This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity."
Performed by the LA Master Chorale, conducted by Grant Gershon.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Cost of Living10/17/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
The West Coast premiere of Martyna Majoks gripping and surprisingly funny play, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize.
Achingly human, and surprisingly funny! The Fountain Theatre presents the West Coast premiere of Cost of Living, the 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Martyna Majok.
Musco Center - Orange - Presents:Sarah Chang, Violin and Julio Elizalde, PianoSunday, 11/18/2018
“Her gifts are at a level so removed from the rest of us that all we can do is feel the appropriate awe and then ponder upon the mysteries of nature.” – The New York Times
Already a renowned star by age eight, Sarah Chang continues her quest for perfection and is recognized today as one of the foremost violinists of our time.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Graduate Percussion RecitalSunday, 11/18/2018
Tim Laguna, percussionist
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Steambath10/20/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Comedian/actor Paul Rodriguez stars in a revival of Bruce Jay Friedman's razor-sharp comedy at Odyssey Theatre.
What if God turned out to be a Puerto Rican steam bath attendant, assisted by a butler named Gottlieb?
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music @ Cal State Long Beach - Long Beach - Presents:Piano ShowcaseSunday, 11/18/2018
Featuring outstanding CSULB pianists in solo performances of mostly classics by the great composers from eighteenth to the twentieth centuries. Program includes works by Chopin, Liszt, Bartok and Kavalevsky.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:“Le Rossignol” & “L'Enfant et les Sortilèges” - USC Thornton Opera 11/14/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 11/18/2018)
The USC Thornton Opera program and USC Thornton Symphony present a rare French double bill featuring iconic one-act operas, Stravinsky’s Le Rossignol and Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortilèges.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:The Little Foxes10/18/2018 - 12/10/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Set in the Deep South of 1900, where women have scant options and men seem to hold all the power, Regina Giddens will stop at nothing — even blackmail — to wrest the family business away from her scheming brothers.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:University Wind SymphonySunday, 11/18/2018
Dustin Barr, conductor
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Pomona College Band 11/16/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 11/18/2018)
Graydon Beeks, conductor, leads the ensemble in a varied program that includes works by Bennett, Sousa and others in two weekend concerts.
Rogue Machine Theatre - Venice - Presents:Oppenheimer10/26/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 11/18/2018)
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.
Los Angeles Youth Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Youth Orchestra Fall 2018 Concerts11/18/2018 - 11/19/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 11/18/2018)
The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, conducted by Founder and Artistic Director Russell Steinberg, presents the Fall 2018 concerts, titled ‘Eroica, A Tribute to Ruth Borun’ on Sunday, November 18 at 4:00pm at UCLA Schoenberg Hall and on Monday, November 19 at 7:30pm at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena.
Glendale Youth Orchestra - Glendale - Presents:Glendale Youth Orchestra - 30th Anniversary Season OpenerSunday, 11/18/2018
The Glendale Youth Orchestra (GYO) is celebrating its 30th Anniversary Season. Our mission is based on the belief that our young people have a better chance of succeeding in their world if they appreciate and participate in its rich artistic and cultural traditions.
Keone & Mari Madrid and Hideaway Circus - San Diego - Presents:Beyond Babel9/21/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
A new immersive dance show created by Keone & Mari Madrid and Hideaway Circus will premiere in San Diego, California this fall titled BEYOND BABEL. Starring Keone and Mari in the lead roles, the production is inspired by the classic tale of Romeo & Juliet and current social stories from all over the world. BEYOND BABEL is told entirely through the style of West Coast Urban Dance.
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:Caltech Glee Club - Fall ConcertSaturday, 11/17/2018
Caltech Glee Club, conducted by Nancy Sulahian, and accompanied by William Schmidt, present its Fall Concert on Saturday, November 17th at 8:00 pm. This event will take place in Ramo Auditorium on the Caltech campus.
UCI Drama - Irvine - Presents:Legally Blonde11/10/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Everyone underestimates Elle Woods (herself included), but when she heads to Harvard to win back her boyfriend, she finds much more in store for her future. Tackling stereotypes, harassment, and scandal, Elle learns that through realizing her promise – while staying true to herself – she can effect positive change… and still look fabulous doing it!
Theatre Arts Department - Thousand Oaks - Presents:“Columbinus”11/15/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Columbinus, a play sparked by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, is a meeting of fact and fiction that illuminates the realities of adolescent culture by exploring the events surrounding the shootings. The play draws on discussions by parents, survivors and community leaders in Littleton as well as police evidence.
College of the Arts, CSULB - Long Beach - Presents:Fusion: A Collaboration of Dance, Live Music and Chorus11/16/2018 - 11/17/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
Fusion—A Collaboration of Dance, Live Orchestra and Chorus, features three premieres by faculty choreographers Rebecca Bryant, Rebecca Lemme, Julio Medina, and Andrew Vaca and Gloria by guest choreographer Mark Morris, performed in collaboration with the Bob Cole Conservatory Symphony and CSULB Chamber Choir.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Waitress11/13/2018 - 11/25/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer a fresh start. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.