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Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord10/17/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
A Founding Father, a Victorian novelist and a Russian revolutionary walk into a … stop me if you’ve heard this one. Thomas Jefferson (yes that one), Charles Dickens (the very same) and Count Leo Tolstoy (who else?) are brought together in a blistering battle of wits for the ages.
Art In Relation - Long Beach - Presents:Frankenstein The Musical10/23/2014 - 11/1/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Gothic, dark and eerie - this is certainly not Mel Brooks. Pay homage to the holiday season by seeing a faithful, almost operatic, adaptation of Mary Shelley's original classic story of a modern Prometheus, Frankenstein.
Macha Theatre/Films - West Hollywood - Presents:Garbo's Cuban Lover10/18/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Screenwriter Mercedes De Acosta has affairs with both Garbo and Dietrich.
Macha Theatre/Films will present the expanded, re-imagined production of the critically acclaimed play “Garbo’s Cuban Lover.”
Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:PIECES10/12/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 10/26/2014)
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group Proudly presents the seasonal-sensation of Adam Neubauer's dark and daring sexy-comedy-Thriller, "PIECES"
Czech School San Diego - Rancho Santa Fe - Presents:Violin Concert for Eight Strings Monday, 10/27/2014
Violin concert by an internationally acclaimed violin virtuoso Jaroslav Svecený and his daughter Julie Svecená on their U.S. tour. American premiere of Svecený’s sacral composition CHURCH PHANTASY FOR A SOLO VIOLIN.
The Costa Mesa Playhouse - Costa Mesa - Presents:The Haunting of Hill House10/24/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
In the spirit of Halloween, the Costa Mesa Playhouse presents the classic gothic horror play, The Haunting of Hill House. October 24 - November 16.
Saddleback College Division of Fine Arts - Mission Viejo - Presents:Quarteto Nuevo Jazz Group PerformanceMonday, 10/27/2014
A critically acclaimed virtuoso instrumental ensemble founded in 2001 by master percussionist Christopher Garcia. Each member has a rich background in diverse music making with the instruments and the music of North and South India, western classical, indigenous Mexican, folkloric and jazz music with an ensemble sound unlike any other.
Scripps Music - Claremont - Presents:Friday Noon Concert Series of Pomona and Scripps Colleges10/10/2014 - 12/12/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
Sponsored by the Departments of Music at Pomona and Scripps Colleges, Claremont, CA 91711
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Cathedrals of Sound10/23/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
An evening of awe and inspiration: Bathe in waves of sound — including the mighty William J. Gillespie Concert Organ — as Respighi’s orchestration of stained-glass windows comes to life! Then, the rich, sonorous voices of the Norbertine Fathers, performing the chants that inspired Duruflé.
Independent Shakespeare Co. - Los Angeles - Presents:Doctor Faustus10/23/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Doctor Faustus is Christopher Marlowe’s tale of a man who sells his soul to the devil and spends the next 25 years getting everything his heart desires...only to find it wasn't what he wanted after all.
La Jolla Music Society - La Jolla - Presents:La Jolla Music Society presents the Hagen QuartetSaturday, 10/25/2014
La Jolla Music Society opens it’s 46th season Revelle Chamber Music Series with the Hagen Quartet.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Dido & Aeneas/Bluebeard10/25/2014 - 11/15/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
A riveting pairing of one-act masterpieces, written more than two centuries apart, explores the fine line between devotion and obsession. In Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, an intimately scaled tragedy, a queen falls prey to the machinations of a formidable enemy, losing her heart to a man who abruptly abandons her. In Bartók’s suspenseful orchestral showpiece Bluebeard's Castle, an impulsive young bride turns her back on her family, only to uncover increasingly dark truths about her new husband.
DOMA Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Young Frankenstein9/26/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
DOMA Theatre Company is back with another Broadway smash hit musical. Young Frankenstein, adapted for the stage by the Tony award-winning team of Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan (The Producers) from the 1974 cult comedy film by Brooks and Gene Wilder, opens Sept. 26 at the MET Theatre in Hollywood.
Desert Theatreworks - Palm Desert - Presents:Noises Off! 10/24/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of actors rehearsing a flop called "Nothing's On." Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic hit Broadway show!
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:The Trip to Bountiful9/17/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
“THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL is one trip you MUST take! We don’t get to see this caliber of acting in Los Angeles that often. It’s a privilege to witness this all-star cast at work. Tony Award winning Cicely Tyson received one of the loudest and longest standing ovations that I can recall at the Ahmanson....
Rubicon Theatre Company - Ventura - Presents:2 Pianos 4 Hands10/15/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
“Two very impressive musicians and funny actors delight the audience in 2 PIANOS 4 HANDS. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
John Perrin Flynn, Matthew Elkins, and Laura Hill - Los Angeles - Presents:COCK by Mike Bartlett9/27/2014 - 11/3/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Rogue Machine presents the Los Angeles Premiere of
COCK by Mike Bartlett
“COCK is a captivating and emotional battle of the sexes and sexuality. The script, staging, direction, and acting all are excellent. It is one of our FEATURED events. One of the best plays we have seen in 2014. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
College of the Desert Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The Rocky Horror Show Live!10/24/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
The students of the College of the Desert Theatre Arts department are shivering with ANTICI…(wait for it)…PATION as they bring to life one of pop culture’s greatest creations.
State Street Ballet - Santa Barbara - Presents:State Street Ballet - ScheherazadeSaturday, 10/25/2014
(Santa Barbara, September 17, 2014) –When the Sultan demands a new story from his alluring captive, Scheherazade, the story she tells him is not what he expects! On October 25, State Street Ballet
will unveil the World Premiere of its newest ballet, Scheherazade, at The Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara.
South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:Venus in Fur10/5/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
“The script is brilliant! The acting is brilliant! VENUS IN FUR is one seductively brilliant play and is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” - Performing Arts LIVE
by David Ives
directed by Casey Stangl
Auditioning for the stage version of a 19th century erotic novel, Vanda mysteriously becomes her character. But will the power play for sexual dominance be limited to the stage?
The Association of Arts Management, Marketing & Development Professionals - Los Angeles - Presents:Winning in the New World - National Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference 10/23/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Winning in the New World
The new world of rapidly changing demographics and breakthrough technologies requires an obsessive audience and partner focus and a new set of metrics. This is the conference where you and your team will refine the skills necessary to align your revenue-generating efforts with your patrons’ lifestyles and goals.
On-line registration closes on Monday, October 21st.
Bournos Productions - Atwater Village - Presents:Villa Thrilla10/18/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Austin Powers meets The Sopranos by way of Agatha Christie. Ring in the holidays with a hilarious seasonal twist on the classic English murder mystery when Gary Lee Reed directs Villa Thrilla by Anna Nicholas, opening Oct. 18 at Atwater Village Theatre.
L.A. Dance Project - Los Angeles - Presents:L.A. Dance Project Returns to the Theater at Ace Hotel10/24/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
L.A. Dance Project returns to the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Downtown LA with a brand new program. The program includes a new piece by Benjamin Millepied with music by Philip Glass, the U.S. premiere of Morgan’s Last Chug choreographed by Emanuel Gat as well as the reprise of the highly acclaimed Quintett by William Forsythe with music by Gavin Bryars and costumes by Stephen Galloway.
Center Theatre Group - Culver City - Presents:Forever10/16/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Harlem, Père Lachaise Cemetery, rock ’n’ roll, Jim Morrison, Richard Wright, poetry and ghosts. Celebrated playwright/performer Dael Orlandersmith returns to the Douglas for a limited world premiere run of her newest play, Forever, prior to its New York debut.
"Dael Orlandersmith is impressive!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Nederlander - Hollywood - Presents:Pippin10/21/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit musical!
Collaborative Artists Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:How I Fell In Love10/17/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Collaborative Artists Ensemble presents the West Coast Premiere of "How I Fell In Love" by Joel Fields, the producer/writer of the immensely popular and critically acclaimed TV series “The Americans,” from October 17 through November 16, 2014 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00pm and Sundays at 7:00pm at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre, located at 5636 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038.
Chapman University College of Performing Arts - Orange - Presents:Opera Chapman Presents: The Glory of French Grand Opera10/17/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Artistic direction - Director of Operatic Studies, Dr. Peter Atherton
Stage direction - Artist-in-Residence Carol Neblett and Dr. Christian Nova
Musical direction - Dr. Paul Floyd
Odyssey & New American Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Othello10/24/2014 - 12/14/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Three of L.A.’s most venerable artistic directors come together when Odyssey Theatre Ensemble (Ron Sossi, artistic director) and The New American Theatre (Jack Stehlin, artistic director) present a bold new production of Shakespeare’s Othello, directed by Rogue Machine artistic director John Perrin Flynn.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:FALL DANCE THEATRE10/23/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Join us for this brave adventure in story-telling, dreams, desires, lyricism, love and loss. Escape your daily routine and embrace
this eclectic gathering of stolen moments and memorable, lyrical movement. “You have to love dancing…that single fleeting moment when you feel alive.” Merce Cunningham
Queer Classics - Hollywood - Presents:The Importance of Being Earnest10/24/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival Encore Producer's Award-Winner returns for 4 weeks only.
Crown City Theatre Co. - North Hollywood - Presents:CABARET, the musical10/3/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Travel back with writer Cliff Bradshaw to that little German Cabaret. It's the 1930's and the Nazis are rising to power, but that's only politics to the seedy nightlife at the Kit Kat Klub a place of decadent celebration. The Emcee and the Kit Kat Girls warm up the audience as Cliff recalls arriving in Berlin a young writer coming to work on his Novel.
John Knutson - Morro Bay - Presents:Fall Festival of Choirs at Cuesta CollegeSunday, 10/26/2014
Featuring the Cuesta Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Voce, and Encore. These award-winning choirs will cover all the bases, including Gospel, Jazz, Mendelssohn, and a premier of a new work. Directed by John Knutson and Cassandra Tarantino.
Los Angeles Children's Chorus - Pasadena - Presents:Germany's Famed Windsbacher KnabenchorSunday, 10/26/2014
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus presents SoCal debut of acclaimed German boys and mens choir Windsbacher Knabenchor in free concert also featuring LACC’s Concert Choir and Young Men’s Ensemble
Windsbacher’s sppearance is part of 13-day U.S. tour commemorating 25th Anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall and Germany’s Reunification
Leif Gantvoort - North Hollywood - Presents:The Zombie Effect10/17/2014 - 12/14/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
An afflicted comedy that follows a motley crew of people trying to escape the wrath of the alleged undead. The production stars Jeremy Luke (TNT’s Mob City, Don Jon, Clint Eastwood’s Jersey Boys) and Leif Gantvoort (The Amazing Spiderman), also the show’s writer/director. The show welcomes a special media preview on October 17th and runs through December 14th.
Brand Associates - Glendale - Presents:Benita Bike's DanceArt at Brand LibrarySunday, 10/26/2014
Interactive dance performance for the curious and dance-loving!
“In the Garden,” where a lost ancient garden is brought to life, the quirky, humorous “Through the Lens,” and ever popular “Southern Memories” set to traditional music of the Southern United States.
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - ARTISTRYSunday, 10/26/2014
Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola in G major
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Op. 70
AYS returns to LACMA’s Sundays Live with a sextet showcasing the caliber of artistry AYS promotes, featuring AYS principal string players and Maestro Alexander Treger on violin.
Da Camera Society - Los Angeles - Presents:American String QuartetSunday, 10/26/2014
Chamber Music in Historic Sites presents American String Quartet at the MacGowan Mansion in the Historic Adams District.
Canyon Crest Academy Envision Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Zombie Prom10/24/2014 - 11/1/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Canyon Crest Academy Envision Theatre is thrilled to present present "Zombie Prom" by Dana Rowe and John Dempsey, October 24, 25, 30, 31 & November 1, 2014 at the CCA Black Box Theatre. Mature language.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Joshua Bell in Recital Sunday, 10/26/2014
Chamber Music Society: Bartók and More
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Tuesday October 28 8:00 pm
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Halloween Silent Film at the Spreckels OrganSunday, 10/26/2014
The Spreckels Organ Society presents a free Halloween screening of the silent film classic Phantom of the Opera (1925) starring Lon Chaney, with organist Russ Peck accompanying the action on the great Spreckels Organ.
Friday Oct 31, 2014, 7:30 – 9:30. Free admission, Snacks available.
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Batsheva Dance Company 50th Anniversary Tour: Sadeh 2111/1/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 11/1/2014)
An explosive physical journey rich in sensations from one of the most influential dance companies in the world.
The Actors' Co-op - Los Angeles - Presents:The Diviners10/17/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
This Depression-era fable weaves the humorous, beautiful, and tragic into the story of a disturbed young boy and his friendship with a conflicted preacher in southern Indiana. A powerfully theatrical journey, both touching and compelling by one of Los Angeles’ most acclaimed playwrights.
Virginia Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:Three Steinways, Six Hands, One Night! Wednesday, 11/5/2014
Exciting ensemble performances and solos with 2009 Solo winner Stanislav Khristenko, 2011 Intermediate Solo & Concerto winner Tristan Teo (age 16) and 2013 Concerto winner Yunkyung Yoon - Ensemble program includes Bach sonata for 3 pianists Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:The Royale10/4/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Jay “The Sport” Jackson dreams of being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. But it’s 1905, and in the segregated world of boxing, his chances are as good as knocked out.
LEXIKAT ARTISTS & MB ARTISTS in association with THE NOHO ARTS CENTER ENSEMBLE - North Hollywood - Presents:SCARY MUSICAL The Musical9/26/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Someone is killing off the Drama Club of Vera Miles High School, everyone is a suspect and you decide who the killer is!
bree valle - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Dracula10/23/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
The vampire hunt is on! Experience the Halloween tradition that drips with suspense-and even more blood. This celebrated gothic fright-fest is jam-packed with plenty of thrills and chills to keep you on the edge of your seat. The play is adapted by William McNulty from Bran Stoker's "Dracula" and is directed by bree valle. Audience Advisory: Strobe lighting, fog effects and gun shots.
Los Angeles LGBT Center - Hollywood - Presents:The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?9/17/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
The Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center at the Los Angeles LGBT Center presents Edward Albee's celebrated play "The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?"
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Choir Boy 9/16/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
The Geffen Playhouse presents the West Coast premiere of Choir Boy, by MacArthur Fellow, Tarell Alvin McCraney, directed by Trip Cullman, which opens September 26 in the Gil Cates Theatre at the Geffen Playhouse.
The Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges - Claremont - Presents:Claremont Concert Orchestra 10/25/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Featuring student soloist Melody Ko (Scripps '16), violin
Bruch, Violin Concerto &
Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G minor
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:A Sherlock Holmes HalloweenSaturday, 10/25/2014
Magical, mysterious music gets you in the Halloween mood as you help Sherlock Holmes solve the Mystery of the Haunted Violin! Includes instantly recognizable selections from Saint-Saëns’ “Danse Macabre,” Mussorgsky’s “Night on Bald Mountain” and more!
Don’t forget to wear your costume.
Palos Verdes Performing Arts - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:Sweeney Todd in Concert10/24/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Stephen Sondheim’s thrilling musical masterpiece, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” will be presented in-concert with a full 22-piece orchestra and costumed cast. Featuring all the spectacular music from this Tony Award-winning classic tale of revenge, the darkly funny, macabre show has awed audiences around the world.
Camarillo Skyway Playhouse - Camarillo - Presents:Jesus Christ Superstar10/3/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
The international sensation JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR comes to Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, directed by its' Artistic Director! Lyrics by Tim Rice ("The Lion King") and Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber ("Evita"), the acclaimed rock opera plays from October 3rd - November 9th.
Classical Crossroads - Interludes - Torrance - Presents:Two Beverly Hills Auditions Winners in One ConcertSaturday, 10/25/2014
Diana Morgan, flute
Lauren Kosty, vibraphone & percussion
Stephen Pfeifer, double bass
Saxophonist Russell Veirs
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Toyota Symphonies for Youth: What Do French Fries Sound Like? 10/18/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
Toyota Symphonies for Youth: What Do French Fries Sound Like?
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Saturday October 18, 11:00 am
Saturday October 25, 11:00 am
3-D Theatricals - Fullerton - Presents:Ragtime : The Musical 10/10/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
This Tony Award winning musical is not only a powerful portrait of life in turn-of-the-century America, but a relevant tale for today. This musical intertwines the stories of three extraordinary families, as they confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and what it means to be an American.
John Perrin Flynn, Elina de Santos, Laura Hill, and Marni Ayers Where: - Los Angeles - Presents:Nice Things10/4/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
As the economy falls apart, military recruiters are offering paychecks and school tuition with the promise of a better life. But, at what cost? Staff Sergeant Bobbie Jo Gunning recruited Amy Mellinger’s fiancée who served in Afghanistan. Neither of them are sleeping well these days.
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Complete Cello Sonatas of Beethoven – Part ISaturday, 10/25/2014
Roger Lebow, cello
Phillip Young, piano
The music of Beethoven
The Rainbow Theatre Co. in assn. with Edgemar Center for the Arts - Santa Monica - Presents:Train to Zakopane10/9/2014 - 12/14/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
A true story of love and hate.
It’s been said that the other side of love is hate. But is it possible that the other side of hate is love?
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts - La Mirada - Presents:Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls the Dice10/24/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
"What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas," but God sees everything!
San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory - San Diego - Presents:Classical Melodies in Balboa Park9/26/2014 - 5/31/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 10/25/2014)
San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory students start a new season filling Balboa Park's weekends with classical music.