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Echo Theater Company - Atwater Village - Presents:‘Row After Row’ & ‘A Small Fire’4/23/2015 - 5/31/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
The multiple award-winning Echo Theater Company, named “Best Bet for Ballsy Original Plays” by the LA Weekly, presents two Los Angeles premieres. “Row After Row” by Jessica Dickey and “A Small Fire” by Adam Bock will run in repertory April 25-May 31 at Atwater Village Theatre.
The Desert Rose Playhouse - Rancho Mirage - Presents:The Little Dog Laughed 4/17/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
The Little Dog Laughed follows the adventures of Mitchell Green, a movie star who could hit big if it weren't for one teensy-weensy problem - his agent Diane can't seem to keep him in the closet.
Theatre Planners - Hollywood - Presents:Recorded in Hollywood4/9/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
In 1948, a decade before Motown, black businessman and entrepreneur John Dolphin opened his soon-to-be world famous Dolphin’s of Hollywood record store in South Los Angeles, just off legendary Central Avenue. Bringing this little-known slice of L.A. history to life on stage, the world premiere of Recorded in Hollywood opens at the Lillian Theatre on April 11.
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:Figaro3/14/2015 - 5/10/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/30/2015)
West Coast Premiere!
Wedding-day jitters rise to new heights in this dazzling adaptation of Beaumarchais’s classic. A New York Times “Critic’s Pick,” this infectious comedy pokes fun at ruling class entitlements—and celebrates the wit and wisdom of the not-so-common man.
Alexandra Guarnieri - Santa Monica - Presents:The Train Zakapone12/18/2014 - 6/28/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/30/2015)
Los Angeles theater: Broadway Shows, Musicals, Plays and Concerts Presents The Train Zakapone
A true story of hate and love explores the human condition in its darkest and most exquisite moments. It is a compelling love story that lays bare how compassion and intolerance can, even in the most unusual of circumstances, be one.
The Antaeus Company - North Hollywood - Presents:Henry IV, Part 13/5/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/30/2015)
Antaeus, L.A.’s classical theater ensemble, opens its 2015 season with a fully partner-cast production of William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part I.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:SPRING AWAKENING4/17/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/30/2015)
"Broadway may never be the same again!” wrote The New York Times and this luscious, passionate, electrifying journey from adolescence to adulthood fuses morality, rock & roll and teen angst in a way that audiences find unforgettable.
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts - La Mirada - Presents:Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice A Musical4/17/2015 - 5/10/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/29/2015)
In this musical, the love story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy comes to life when Jane Austen and her sister Cassandra revisit "First Impressions," an earlier version of the beloved novel. As Austen makes changes, the Austen sisters must learn to see both the story and each other in a new light.
The Laguna Playhouse - Laguna Beach - Presents:Murder for Two4/22/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/29/2015)
Everyone is a suspect in MURDER FOR TWO, a hilarious musical murder mystery with a twist: one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all of the suspects and they both play the piano! A zany blend of classic musical comedy and madcap mystery, this 90-minute whodunit is a highly theatrical duet loaded with killer laughs.
South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:Mr. Wolf4/12/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/28/2015)
by Rajiv Joseph
directed by David Emmes
Lamb's Players Theatre - Coronado - Presents:Freud's Last Session4/10/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/28/2015)
by Mark St. Germain
directed by Deborah Gilmour Smyth
Lamb's Players Theatre, Coronado
April 10 - May 17
At the outbreak of WWII Sigmund Freud has a meeting with a young Oxford professor, C.S. Lewis. Playwright Mark St. Germain presents an exhilarating conversation both profound and humorous, about love, sex, death and God from two fascinatingly different points of view.
Show Box L.A. - Los Angeles - Presents:You’re W.o.W.?!Tuesday, 4/28/2015
You’re W.o.W.?! is Show Box L.A.’s new low-tech series designed to celebrate the creative spark of L.A.’s dance and performance scene, and to fan the flames of its riskiest endeavors.
San Diego Dance Theater - San Diego - Presents:White Box Live Arts Fest 20154/14/2015 - 5/2/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 5/2/2015)
In a rare chronological festival, Artistic Director, Jean Isaacs curates a living history of dance, organized around ten evenings that follow the development of modern dance in the United States, from the early 20th Century to today.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Peter and the Wolf 4/25/2015 - 5/2/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 5/2/2015)
Toyota Symphonies for Youth: Peter and the Wolf
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Saturday April 25, 11:00 am
Saturday May 02, 11:00 am
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:DANCE+DESIGN II: The Eloquence of Astaire5/2/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 5/2/2015)
FEATURING THE DANCES OF FRED ASTAIRE WITH GINGER ROGERS
See rare recreations of two Astaire masterpieces (never before performed by the company), and gain insight into Astaire's special genius.
“…Lincoln Jones made the most complex issues seem like child’s play in a beguiling ‘Dance and Design’...”
—Los Angeles Times
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Diavolo5/1/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
A local favorite and worldwide wonder, Diavolo returns to The Broad Stage for a weekend of gravity-defying performance that will stir audiences into a frenzy of excitement.
Dance Camera West - Los Angeles - Presents:14th Annual Dance Media Festival4/30/2015 - 5/5/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/30/2015)
Dance Camera West Presents
14th Annual Dance Media Festival
Venues in Beverly Hills, Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Westwood
April 30 – May 5, 2015
Mira Costa High School Drama Department - Manhattan Beach - Presents:Thoroughly Modern Millie4/24/2015 - 5/2/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/29/2015)
Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of a small-town girl, Millie Dillmount, who comes to New York City to marry for money instead of love – a thoroughly modern aim in 1922, when women were just entering the workforce. Millie soon begins to take delight in the flapper lifestyle, but problems arise when she checks into a hotel owned by the leader of a white slavery ring in China.
LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Celebrating Los AngelesWednesday, 4/29/2015
In honor of LACMA’s 50th anniversary, the museum hosts Celebrating Los Angeles, an event featuring some of the world’s finest composers and ensembles that reside in Los Angeles. The concert includes performances by Angel City Chorale Martin Chalifour members of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and new music ensemble, Xtet.
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:The Power of Duff4/7/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/28/2015)
Stephen Belber’s sharp new play asks if there is anything more vital than the faith we have in one another.
“Solid performances by the entire cast and their message is powerful. ‘The Power of Duff’ is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Buyer & Cellar4/4/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/28/2015)
What’s a renowned diva to do with decades of memories that light the corners of her mind? And where to put the acres of memorabilia bursting the seams of her Malibu estate? If you’re Barbra Streisand, you enshrine them in a mini-mall in your basement where you can pretend to go shopping!
Los Angeles Children's Chorus - Pasadena - Presents:Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Celebrates American Song at Annual Spring Concert5/3/2015 - 5/10/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 5/3/2015)
Featuring World Premiere by Peter Knell and Los Angeles Premiere by Mark Grey, Both Commissioned by Chorus
Program also Includes Works by Stephen Sametz, David Lang, Kelley Lange, Randall Thompson and Others
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:John Zorn: The Hermetic Organ - solo organ improvisationsSaturday, 5/2/2015
Zorn takes on the legendary Royce Hall Skinner Organ for a dramatic midnight performance that reveals the composer’s mind at work in all its bizarre permutations—huge blocks of sound, chords, clusters, counterpoint, drones, ostinatos, lyrical melodies and more—often simultaneously.
Inland Pacific Ballet - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:Beauty and the Beast - Inland Pacific Ballet5/2/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 5/2/2015)
With beautiful sets and costumes, and a magnificent sound collage of music, Beauty and the Beast is a visual feast that will delight audiences of all ages! Meet the cast after the performance for photos and autographs.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Frank Sinatra, Jr.: Sinatra Sings Sinatra, As I Remember It: Centennial CelebrationSaturday, 5/2/2015
Immortal tunes made famous by “Ol’ Blue Eyes” Frank Sinatra will continue to work their magic on audiences at Segerstrom Center for the Arts during a one-of-a-kind multi-media experience by Frank Sinatra, Jr.
3-D Theatricals - Fullerton - Presents:Side Show4/25/2015 - 5/10/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
“It’s apparent that 3-D Theatricals is not afraid to take on big bold Broadway musicals. They do so with great rewards in the staging of SIDE SHOW. The principal cast members could not have been better. The costumes, sets and orchestra are all top shelf. This lavish production and heartfelt story is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Ventura Music Festival Assoc. Inc. - Ventura - Presents:Ventura Music Festival5/1/2015 - 5/9/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
The 2015 season features Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, The Romeros, the band Ozomatli in a high octane outdoor performance, a special Family Concert matinee and much more.
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:See Jane Sing! ~ An Evening with Jane Lynch5/1/2015 - 5/2/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jane Lynch comes to The Wallis for her Los Angeles solo concert debut. Fresh from her iconic portrayal of Sue Sylvester on “Glee” and her Broadway debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie, Jane will bring her comic skills and musical prowess to the theater stage.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:Carmina Burana5/1/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
A Jacobs Masterworks Concert.
Ken-David Masur, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano
Celena Shafer, soprano
Ryan Belonige, tenor
Tyler Duncan, baritone
San Diego Master Chorale
SHOSTAKOVICH: Piano Concerto No. 1
ORFF: Carmina burana
Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company - Los Angeles - Presents:LACDC105/1/2015 - 5/2/2015 (next performance: Friday, 5/1/2015)
LACDC10: Retrospective Performance and 10 Year Celebration!
Celebrating their 10th year as L.A.’s resident contemporary dance company, L.A. Contemporary Dance Company (LACDC) shares a retrospective program featuring choreography by Artistic Director, Kate Hutter at the L.A. Theatre Center located in downtown L.A.