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The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:LOMBARDI7/24/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
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The Group Rep presents the LA premiere of Eric Simonson’s LOMBARDI based on the book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss, directed by Gregg T. Daniel, produced by Drina Durazo.
Sierra Madre Playhouse - Sierra Madre - Presents:Always...Patsy Cline7/31/2015 - 9/12/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Always….Patsy Cline depicts the legendary singer backed by a live band performing twenty-seven of her greatest hits in this jukebox musical.
Trinity Theatre Company - San Diego - Presents:Red8/14/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Master abstract expressionist and arguably America's greatest painter, Mark Rothko, has just landed the biggest commission in the history of modern art: a series of murals for New York’s famed Four Seasons Restaurant. Raw and provocative, RED is a searing portrait of an artist's ambition and vulnerability as he tries to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.
Rochelle Rossman for Stella Adler Lab Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Isaac Babel and the Black Sea by Tim McNeil8/21/2015 - 9/13/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Isaac Babel and the Black Sea is a fictionalized look at the contradictions, the mysteries, and the beauty of the life of the famous Soviet writer Isaac Babel, as he struggles to find his way in the Stalin-era Soviet Union.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Citizen: An American Lyric7/25/2015 - 10/10/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 9/5/2015)
A meditation on race fusing poetry, prose, movement, music and the video image, Citizen: An American Lyric is a provocative new stage adaptation of Claudia Rankine’s internationally acclaimed book of poetry about everyday acts of racism in America. Adapted by multiple award-winning playwright Stephen Sachs, and helmed by multi award winning director Shirley Jo Finney.
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum - Topanga - Presents:Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum “Americana” Repertory Season 6/6/2015 - 10/3/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Spectacular venue under Topanga oaks and unrivaled variety of theatrical offerings make Theatricum a must-go summer destination for Angelenos and tourists alike.
San Luis Obispo Little Theatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Sylvia 8/21/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
SLO Little Theatre presents SYLVIA by A.R. Gurney, a modern romantic comedy about a dog, the couple who adopts her and the comedy that results.
Pacific Symphony - Irvine - Presents:Tchaikovsky SpectacularSaturday, 9/5/2015
The traditional end to Pacific Symphony’s Summer Festival, including the thrilling climax of thundering cannons and spectacular fireworks in Tchaikovsky’s “1812” Overture! Also, enjoy some of the most enchanting pieces by favorite Russian composers — including Rachmaninoff’s hugely popular, achingly romantic Piano Concerto No. 2.
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Olga Kern, piano
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery7/24/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
A wildly inventive adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles makes its West Coast premiere.
One of America’s great comic playwrights, Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Crazy for You) brings to life literature’s most famous detective—the inimitable Sherlock Holmes.
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Diavolo | Architecture in Motion - L'Espace du Temps 9/19/2015 - 9/20/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 9/19/2015)
North American Premiere of L'Espace du Temps in its entirety
Fierce, athletic, and unconventional...VPAC's new dance season is an eclectic mix handpicked for L.A. First up is Diavolo, with a program conceived by choreographer Jacques Heim, employing his troupe of artists to deliver a work of "elegance, power, and beauty with the thrill of danger."
Laguna Dance Festival - Laguna Beach - Presents:Laguna Dance Festival9/10/2015 - 9/13/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 9/10/2015)
Laguna Dance Festival brings two of the world’s hottest dance companies to Southern California for two performances each: Havana's Malpaso Dance Company and San Francisco's Alonzo King LINES Ballet.
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Comedy of Errors8/16/2015 - 9/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Laughter will ring out under the stars as Shakespeare’s hilarious tale of mistaken identity takes the outdoor stage. A young man and his servant arrive in town, unaware that each of them has a separated-at-birth identical twin already there.
Piano Spheres - Los Angeles - Presents:Thomas Adès Joins Gloria Cheng in a Rare ProgramTuesday, 9/8/2015
Thomas Adès and Gloria Cheng in recital with the World Premiere of THOMAS ADÈS: CONCERT PARAPHRASE on Powder Her Face for TWO PIANOS, FOUR HANDS
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:Up Here7/28/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
A MUSICAL COMEDY WITH A LOT ON ITS MIND
Book, music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Directed by Alex Timbers
EXTENDED DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!
July 28 – September 6, 2015
Theatre Planners - Los Angeles - Presents:Café Society8/20/2015 - 10/11/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Five self-absorbed customers find themselves trapped together in Starbucks in the latest off-beat comedy from Emmy Award-winning writer Peter Lefcourt. Set around the corner in a West L.A. franchise, the world premiere of Café Society, presented by Theatre Planners and directed by Terri Hanauer, opens as a guest production at the Odyssey Theatre on August 22.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:1812 Tchaikovsky Spectacular!9/4/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
The Grand Finale: Awesome. Booming. Spectacular! Summer and Summer Pops go out with a bang as cannons and fireworks light up the sky. Thrills, chills and the soaring Orchestra: it’s everything you love about the Summer Pops experience!
Diversionary Theatre Productions - San Diego - Presents:Amazons and Their Men9/3/2015 - 10/4/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Art and war collide in this darkly comic and subversive new play inspired by the life of Leni Riefenstahl, auteur of Triumph of the Will.
Lamb's Players Theatre - San Diego - Presents:MIXTAPE, The Greatest Hits of the 80s8/13/2015 - 10/4/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
You asked for it! It's BACK! A multi-talented cast of singer – dancer – actors, along with San Diego’s hottest band, take you on an AWESOME journey thru the greatest music and events of the 1980s!
Featuring the music of Journey, Peter Gabriel, U2, Duran Duran, Dire Straits, The Cure, Amy Grant, the B52s, Madonna, Sting, Michael Jackson… and much, MUCH more!
ISC - Los Angeles - Presents:Romeo and Juliet7/16/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Adolescent bliss spins out of control in this imaginative and surprising staging of the most famous love story ever told. This new adaptation incorporates an original rock score and design that is equal parts fairy tale and punk.
A guest production at The Blank's 2nd Stage Theatre. - Hollywood - Presents:God's Man In Texas8/13/2015 - 9/5/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
A comic drama written and directed by David Rambo. A guest production at The Blank's 2nd Stage Theatre.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Fences8/19/2015 - 9/13/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
“Powerfully rendered performances by a fiercely talented cast are most evident in this well-executed production of August Wilson’s Tony® and Pulitzer winning play. Michael A. Shepperd (Troy) and Karole Foreman (Rose) turn in Award-worthy performances. FENCES is MUST see theater. GO! It is one of our FEATURED events.” Performing Arts LIVE
Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:The Homecoming by Harold Pinter5/30/2015 - 9/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Harold Pinter's Tony Award winning play returns to Los Angeles for the first time in over a decade. Set in 1960's North London, Teddy returns home to introduce his wife to the family, but things don't go exactly as planned.
Rogue Machine Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The World Premiere of LUKA’S ROOM by Rob Mersola8/1/2015 - 9/20/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Rogue Machine presents the World Premiere of LUKA’S ROOM by Rob Mersola.
“The entire ensemble led by young Luka (Nick Marini), who turns in an exceptional performance, is superb! The playwright, Rob Mersola skillfully tells Luka’s story that covers the full range of emotions for both the audience and his characters. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” Performing Arts LIVE
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Society - Free Concerts in Baboa Park5/3/2015 - 12/27/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 9/6/2015)
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.
Dick Taylor - Palm Springs - Presents:Jo Anne Worley in "For the Love of Broadway"9/4/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
It was Jo Anne Worley's crazy brand of humor which landed her a four-year stint on the highly successful, innovative, television series "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in." Her instinctive comedy timing and irrepressible laugh made her a favorite with audiences. Jo Anne is the girl who put the "Laugh" in Laugh-in.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live12/14/2014 - 12/27/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 9/6/2015)
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.
Thomas Ridley - Huntington Beach - Presents:Huntington Beach Concert Band Summer Series 20156/28/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 9/6/2015)
Celebrating its 42nd anniversary this year, the Huntington Beach Concert Band will once again sponsor its Summer Series of 11 free Sunday concerts, June 28th to September 6th in Huntington Beach Central Park.
Falcon Theatre - Burbank - Presents:Impro Theatre's "Sondheim UnScripted"8/19/2015 - 9/27/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 9/9/2015)
A completely improvised musical in the style of one of Broadway’s most acclaimed artists, Stephen Sondheim.
The cast and musicians work together as an ensemble to improvise songs with the intricate rhymes, soaring counter melodies, and complex themes that are all hallmarks of Sondheim’s work, creating a wholly original, thrilling musical with every performance.
City of Manhattan Beach - Manhattan Beach - Presents:Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park7/12/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 9/6/2015)
The Manhattan Beach Concerts in the Park series is an annual, summer-long event held each year at Polliwog Park. It runs from the last week in June through Labor Day weekend.
Edendale - Los Angeles - Presents:Mozart Festival: EDENDALE UP CLOSE ConcertsSaturday, 9/5/2015
MOZART FESTIVAL (Concert No. 2):
EDENDALE UP CLOSE Concert Series
at the Edendale Branch Library
in Echo Park.
2011 W. Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90026
info (213) 207-3000
Los Angeles County Fair - Pomona - Presents:End of Summer Concert Series @ LA County Fair9/4/2015 - 9/27/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Watch this year's End of Summer Concert Series in style from one of our Concert Party Boxes!
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:All-Male “CINDERELLA” Celebrating Pride 2015 – extended!8/7/2015 - 9/25/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Hailed as “Pick of the Month!” (Show Time Magazine), “Truly witty and hip!” (Anchorage Daily News), “Wonderful! A fabulous Gilbert and Sullivan parody!” (Abiko City News, Japan), it’s the internationally acclaimed Rudie-DeCarlo musical comedy, and it’s getting a make-over. Actors’ Repertory Theatre presented the ALL-MALE version in honor of PRIDE 2015, now extended through September
LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:7th Annual L.A. Jazz Treasure Award—Kenny BurrellFriday, 9/4/2015
Jazz at LACMA features the art of jazz as practiced by leading Southern California artists. Celebrating over twenty years at LACMA, the program continues to be one of the museum’s most recognizable offerings.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 9/4/2015 - 9/6/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Bring your entire family to this extraordinary, world-premiere event, as the Los Angeles Philharmonic performs John Williams’ entire Academy Award®-winning score from Steven Spielberg’s heartwarming masterpiece about a boy and his alien friend, live-to-picture while this beloved film is shown in HD on the Bowl’s big screen. Don't miss E.T. under the stars, as you've never seen or heard it before!
The Garage Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Tom Stoppard's 'Darkside' 7/31/2015 - 9/5/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Is it an incredibly unique theatrical experience, or is it a thought experiment in any color you like? This great gig in the sky is an urgent, yet timeless tale where Emily McCoy and her companion become lost on the run, in a world consumed by corruption, money & greed, witch hunts & brain damage. All the while, desperately searching for hope, kindness and what is the good.
The Getty Villa - Malibu - Presents:Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles9/3/2015 - 10/10/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
From MacArthur Fellow and critically acclaimed author of Electricidad and Oedipus el Rey, Luis Alfaro's Mojada is a breathtaking reimagining of Euripides's Medea transported to East Los Angeles. Medea, a seamstress with extraordinary skill, runs from a past of betrayals.
Levitt Pavilion - Pasadena - Presents:2015 Summer Concert Season - Levitt Pavilion Pasadena - September9/4/2015 - 9/19/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
The Mission of Levitt Pavilion – Greater Los Angeles & Pasadena is to make live music accessible to all, creating stronger and more connected communities, while celebrating the diversity of cultures, promoting appreciation of the arts, and enriching family values through 50 FREE concerts each year per venue.
Lamplighters Community Theatre - La Mesa - Presents:The Supporting Cast8/14/2015 - 9/13/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
A lighthearted comedy written by George Furth, the Tony Award-winning author of "Company."
The Center - Escondido - Presents:Música en la Plaza - Friday9/4/2015 - 9/25/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
Every Friday in September bring your dancing shoes to the Center’s Lyric Courtyard!
The Second City Studio Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:Undateable - Fridays5/1/2015 - 12/18/2015 (next performance: Friday, 9/4/2015)
38 "Undateable" profiles we placed on OKCupid. The show = months of research of REAL people talking to FAKE characters. A scientific experiment about the online search for love. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen before! Cast: Chris Alvarado, Rob Belushi, Amanda Blake Davis, Kate Duffy, Bob Ladewig, Robyn Norris. MD, Dan Wessels. Director, Frank Caeti. $12