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Coronado Playhouse - Coronado - Presents:SPAMALOT10/24/2014 - 11/30/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy, MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL, this Tony Award winning musical retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table.
Whitmore Eclectic - Los Angeles - Presents:'Night, Mother10/30/2014 - 12/14/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
The issue of suicide has always been complicated and controversial. Celebrating the 6th Anniversary of Whitmore Eclectic, Aliah Whitmore directs Sylva Kelegian and Lisa Richards in a revival of Marsha Norman’s eloquent, darkly humorous, Pulitzer Prize-winning drama ’night, Mother. The opening is set for Nov. 1 at The Lost Studio on La Brea Ave.
High Street Arts Center - Moorpark - Presents:CinderellaDRAMA10/31/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
Based on the classic Brothers Grimm Fairytale, but with a Melodrama twist
Written & Directed by Rick Pratt
October 31 – November 23, 2014
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm Sundays at 2:00pm
Coeurage Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Cannibal! The Musical10/25/2014 - 11/22/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
Uncouth, absurd, and wickedly tongue-in-cheek, Coeurage Theatre Company presents the Los Angeles premiere of Tony Award-winner Trey Parker’s "Cannibal! The Musical."
The Illyrian Players - Los Angeles - Presents:The Illyrian Players Present Shakespeare's Othello10/31/2014 - 11/22/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
From the company that brought you a cross-gender cast Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew as a BDSM love story, comes a provocative Othello - a theatrical exploration of outsiders and obsessions.
Palomar Performing Arts - San Marcos - Presents:Natural Selection10/31/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
A climate-crisis comedy by Eric Coble
Directed by Michael Mufson
Ruskin Group Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Face in the Reeds10/24/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
The Face In The Reeds" is about a family gathered to celebrate a Passover dinner. During the course of the evening, conflicts emerge about the value of faith, over conversion, about the truth or falsity of religion, and the nature of parental responsibility.
Coachella Valley Repertory - Rancho Mirage - Presents:The Chosen10/29/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
Adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok from the novel by Chaim Potok
This award-winning play is the story of two boys, two fathers and two very different Jewish communities—”five blocks and a world apart”—in Brooklyn, in the 1940s. This is a heartfelt story of friendship and important choices that two families make on the path toward understanding, respect and reconciliation.
Patio Playhouse - San Diego - Presents:The Little Mermaid Jr.10/24/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 11/1/2014)
Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR., adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home – and her fins – behind and live in the world above.
Wayne Scott/ LifeHouse Productions - Redlands - Presents:Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles10/25/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 11/1/2014)
The world-renowned sleuth returns in a new dramatic telling of the most famous and admired detective story ever written. The supremely rational Sherlock Holmes is thrust into an atmosphere of lonely moors, ancient secrets, deadly threats, and ghostly apparitions. Can Sherlock find the science behind the “supernatural” menace?
3-D Theatricals - Redondo Beach - Presents:Ragtime : The Musical11/1/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 11/1/2014)
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.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:The Hunchback of Notre Dame 10/26/2014 - 12/14/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 11/1/2014)
A NEW MUSICAL FEATURING AN OSCAR-NOMINATED SCORE
The Hunchback of Notre Dame is the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical theatre, composer Alan Menken and lyricist Stephen Schwartz. In this brand new production, a lush, emotionally rich score highlights the music’s orchestral power and choral beauty in an intimate retelling of the famous love story.
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Latin American SketchesSaturday, 11/1/2014
In Latin America, November 1 is El Día de los Muertos, the Day of the Dead. It’s a time of both remembrance and celebration. Travel with us to Latin America in this concert that features a brand new work for mariachi ensemble and orchestra.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Wind EnsembleSunday, 11/2/2014
H. Robert Reynolds and Sharon Lavery lead the USC Thornton Wind Ensemble in Mozart and Others.
Salastina Music Society - Fullerton - Presents:Salastina Music Society featuring clarinetist Hakan RosengrenSunday, 11/2/2014
Salastina Music Society, featuring internationally renowned clarinetist Håkan Rosengren, returns to Cal State University Fullerton’s stunning Meng Hall with beautiful works by Henry Purcell, Sergei Prokofiev, Carl Nielsen, and Carl Maria von Weber
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:All Coachella Valley High School Honor BandSunday, 11/2/2014
The All Coachella Valley High School Honor Band features exceptional musicians from high school instrumental music programs throughout the Coachella Valley.
Under the direction of inaugural Conductor Dr. Allan McMurray, the Honor Band will perform a concert of stunning artistry and refined music making featuring traditional and modern wind band literature.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Concert At The Cathedral Featuring The Duruflé RequiemSunday, 11/2/2014
The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels will celebrate All Souls with Evening Prayer and a concert performed by the Cathedral Choir, Frank Brownstead, conductor and Samuel Soria, organist.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #2Sunday, 11/9/2014
JESSICA GUIDERI Violin, SERENA MC KINNEY, ROB BROPHY Viola, BEN HONG Cello
HERBERT HOWELLS: FANTASY STRING QUARTET OP 25
J.SUK: MEDITATION ON THE OLD CZECH CHORALE ST WENCESLAS OP 35 A
L.JANACEK: STRING QUARTET N.1 “KREUTZER SONATA”
B.SMETANA: STRING QUARTET N.1 IN E MINOR “FROM MY LIFE”
Concordia University Irvine - Irvine - Presents:Songs for a New World10/31/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Directed by Peter Senkbeil
Musical Direction by Rob Blaney
Art Alive - San Diego - Presents:Water by the Spoonful10/31/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
A young Iraqi war vet struggling to readjust to life crashes into conflict with his estranged mother and her online chat room for recovering crack addicts. Haunting secrets are exposed as the familiar boundaries of family and community morph across time and cyberspace in this mesmerizing 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.
DOMA Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Young Frankenstein9/26/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
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.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:FALL DANCE THEATRE10/23/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
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
Crown City Theatre Co. - North Hollywood - Presents:CABARET, the musical10/3/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
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.
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:The Trip to Bountiful9/17/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
“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: Friday, 10/31/2014)
“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
Odyssey & New American Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Othello10/24/2014 - 12/14/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
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.
Nederlander - Hollywood - Presents:Pippin10/21/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit musical!
USC School of Dramatic Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:Summer Brave10/30/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
By William Inge.
Directed by Robert Bailey.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art x Warp Records - Los Angeles - Presents:LACMA Costume Ball: The Living MuseumFriday, 10/31/2014
Mingle with masterpieces at the 11th-annual LACMA Costume Ball: The Living Museum, where guests are invited to attend dressed as a work of art, wander the galleries after-hours, and dance the night away.
The Colburn Academy - Los Angeles - Presents:Academy Young Artists PerformanceSaturday, 11/1/2014
Catch the gifted students of the Colburn Music Academy in concert. Beethoven, Schubert, Bruch and more!
Pasadena Symphony - Pasadena - Presents:Pasadena Symphony: Bernstein & GershwinSaturday, 11/1/2014
Pop the cork and get ready to party! New Music Director David Lockington invites you to celebrate the opening night of our highly anticipated classics season with some of the most popular and iconic American orchestral music ever created. Grammy-nominated pianist Terrence Wilson, renowned for his sizzling performance of the Gershwin Songbook, will give audiences a night they are sure to remember
John Perrin Flynn, Matthew Elkins, and Laura Hill - Los Angeles - Presents:COCK by Mike Bartlett9/27/2014 - 11/3/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 11/1/2014)
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
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Halloween Film with Live Organ: Friday, 10/31/2014
Halloween Film with Live Organ: Nosferatu
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Friday October 31, 8:00 pm
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: Friday, 10/31/2014)
Someone is killing off the Drama Club of Vera Miles High School, everyone is a suspect and you decide who the killer is!
Los Angeles LGBT Center - Hollywood - Presents:The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?9/17/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
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?"
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: Friday, 10/31/2014)
"What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas," but God sees everything!
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:The Royale10/4/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
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.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The 17th Annual Choreography Festival11/8/2014 - 11/9/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 11/8/2014)
Presented by McCallum Theatre Institute and the City of Palm Desert. Choreography by both emerging and established dancemakers take center stage in the McCallum's popular festival.
Exciting original dances in a number of styles are performed by companies from across the nation with winners announced at the conclusion of each performance.
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 Broad Stage - Shakespeare's Globe Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:King Lear11/4/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/4/2014)
Produced by the brilliant and daring Shakespeare’s Globe, this King Lear will leave you breathless with its style, wit, and gusto.
Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance - Los Angeles - Presents:Within the Frame & Out of the BoxMonday, 11/3/2014
Friends of CalArts presents a special evening of dance to celebrate The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts. The program includes a complimentary reception and features live and digital performances by Laura Gorenstein Miller, Mary Ann Kellogg, Natalie Metzger, Francesca Penzani, Cherise Richards and Alexandria Yalj. One night only at the Goethe-Institut. $25 & $40 tickets.
Opera CSUN - Northridge - Presents:Bizet's Carmen10/31/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Friday, 10/31/2014)
Captivating and capricious, this re-envisioned Carmen fills the stage with contemporary Mexican heat and passion. Called a "hit parade of opera's most intoxicating melodies," this tale of love & jealousy was Bizet's final work, breaking barriers to pave the way for a new realistic form of opera. Sung in French with English supertitles.
Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:PIECES10/12/2014 - 11/16/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 11/2/2014)
Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group Proudly presents the seasonal-sensation of Adam Neubauer's dark and daring sexy-comedy-Thriller, "PIECES"
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Dido & Aeneas/Bluebeard10/25/2014 - 11/15/2014 (next performance: Sunday, 11/2/2014)
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.
Pacific Chorale - Costa Mesa - Presents:Pipes: Voices, Brass & OrganSunday, 11/2/2014
Thrill to the majestic sound of voices raised in chorus alongside brass instruments and the resounding William J. Gillespie Concert Organ, as Pacific Chorale joins with members of Pacific Symphony and organist Jung-A Lee in virtuosic selections ranging from lyric to tragic to triumphant!
Los Angeles Ballet - Glendale - Presents:Los Angeles Ballet's 'Swan Lake'Saturday, 11/1/2014
Los Angeles Ballet's acclaimed production of Swan Lake returns!
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 choreography is impressive and the dancers are exceptional. It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:BalletBoyz® - UCSBSaturday, 11/1/2014
BalletBoyz® is one of the most cheekily original and innovative forces in modern dance. Combining spectacular dance – both energetic and graceful – with groundbreaking music and film, its distinctive style has thrilled audiences and critics the world over.
Grand Park - Los Angeles - Presents:Downtown Dia De Los MuertosSaturday, 11/1/2014
¡Altars, food trucks, face-painting, amazing bands, and a bar en el centro de Los Ángeles!
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