Currently hosting 547 active events
Diversionary Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Ballast5/4/2017 - 6/4/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 5/25/2017)
World Premiere: BALLAST
How do we become who we are?
This cutting-edge new play skydives into personal identity, navigating intricate dreamscapes to explore how gender shapes our spirituality, desires and destiny.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:A Dull Pain Turned Sharp4/21/2017 - 6/4/2017 (next performance: Friday, 5/26/2017)
The Group Rep presents the world premiere of Brent Beerman’s comedy drama A Dull Pain Turned Sharp, directed by Kay Cole, about a mother’s dream to be a grandmother, a daughter’s dream of independence, and another mother’s dream of carrying on the lineage of her deceased son. What happens when one’s happiness depends upon the actions of another?
Snehal Desai - Los Angeles - Presents:Next to Normal5/12/2017 - 6/11/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 5/25/2017)
This Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize- winning rock musical is a heartbreaking, humorous, and unflinchingly authentic look at a suburban family struggling with the effects of bipolar disorder.
Music by Tom Kitt
Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Directed by Nancy Keystone
Music Direction by Marc Macalintal
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Battlefield5/24/2017 - 5/28/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/24/2017)
Based on Mahabharata and the play written by Jean-Claude Carrière
Adapted and directed by Peter Brook and Marie-Hélène Estienne
The internationally renowned team of Peter Brook, Marie-Hélène Estienne and Jean-Claude Carrière together revisit the great Indian epic Mahabharata thirty years after Brook’s legendary production took world theater by storm.
St. Francis Church Music Ministry - Palos Verdes Estates - Presents:Taizé Service of Healing and WholenessTuesday, 5/23/2017
St. Francis Episcopal Church in Palos Verdes Estates, will host a meditative, multi-faith Taizé service of Healing and Wholeness that includes candlelight, periods of silence, chants and intercessory prayer with a Prayer Team leader, Tuesday, May 23rd at 7:00 pm in the St. Francis Chapel, followed by a reception with light refreshments.
Music @ Boston Court - Pasadena - Presents:Danny Holt: The Piano/Percussion ProjectSaturday, 5/27/2017
Pianist Danny Holt returns to Boston Court and brings with him an array of percussion instruments. Called “the classical music equivalent of an extreme sports athlete” (The Record) Holt’s unique virtuosity shines in his Piano/Percussion Project, which calls for acrobatic feats of multi-instrumentalism.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Fancy Nancy5/5/2017 - 5/28/2017 (next performance: Friday, 5/26/2017)
Fancy Nancy and her friends Bree, Rhonda, Wanda, and Lionel are going to be performing in their very first show, “Deep Sea Dances.” Nancy is positive, that’s fancy for 100 percent sure that she and Bree will be picked to be mermaids. When another girl wins the role, Nancy is stuck playing a dreary, dull tree. Can Nancy bring fancy flair to her role, even though it isn’t the the one she wanted?
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Jake ShimabukuroSaturday, 5/27/2017
One of the world’s most exciting and innovative ukulele players and composers, Jake Shimabukuro is bringing his lightning-fast fingers and revolutionary playing techniques to Orange County. Playing jazz, blues, funk, classical, bluegrass, folk, flamenco, and rock, Jake views the ukulele as an “untapped source of music with unlimited potential,” and his mission is to show that the ukulele is capable of much more than traditional Hawaiian music.
LA Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:The Tug of War5/25/2017 - 5/28/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 5/25/2017)
An L.A. Theatre Works-commissioned world premiere docudrama from playwright/screenwriter David Rambo about the decision-making process of a president in crisis. Five performances only featuring an all-star cast: May 25-May 28 at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Lux Aeterna 20th Anniversary6/17/2017 - 6/22/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 6/17/2017)
Three special anniversary performances of Morten Lauridsen’s immortal Lux Aeterna with orchestra, plus iconic music from some of LA’s most influential composers, including the US premiere of a new work by Artist-in-Residence Eric Whitacre & world premieres by Billy Childs & Moira Smiley.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #9Sunday, 6/4/2017
- R. STRAUSS: Sonata for Cello & Piano in F Major Op 6
- P. SCHARWENKA: Sonata for Violin & Piano n.1 in B minor
- F. MENDELSSOHN: Piano Trio n.1 in D minor Op 49
Jessica GUIDERI, Violin,
John WALZ, Cello,
Robert THIES, Piano.
Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Building the Wall3/18/2017 - 6/18/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 5/27/2017)
The world premiere of the newest play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan was written in direct response to the immigration policies of the Trump administration and is an urgent call to action.
An 11:11 Experience - West Hollywood - Presents:Elevator The Play3/24/2017 - 6/24/2017 (next performance: Friday, 6/2/2017)
Michael Leoni’s celebrated play ELEVATOR returns to Los Angeles for a special limited engagement, exploring what happens when seven strangers get stuck in an elevator. Laced with musical sequences and cinematic style, ELEVATOR is a comedic and emotional ride into the human psyche and asks the fundamental question: who are you behind closed doors?
"GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra Memorial Day ConcertSunday, 5/28/2017
Santa Monica Symphony creates wild waves with the spellbound double dazzle of Stravinsky's Firebird and Elgar's Cello Concerto.
Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra
Guido Lamell, Music Director and Conductor
Ronald Leonard, Cello
Armed Forces Medley
Sir Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor
Igor Stravinsky: Firebird Suite
All Santa Monica Symphony Concerts are FREE and open seating.
Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Incubation: A Choreographer's Showcase5/26/2017 - 5/27/2017 (next performance: Friday, 5/26/2017)
L.A. Contemporary Dance Company's Spring Repertory Concert
Get a sneak peek at LACDC's newest commissions and a chance to hear the choreographers talk about the ideas behind their work and how they approach their processes.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to witness these commissions in their 'newness' and exciting raw stage of development!
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Brand Associates Dance Series | SzaltFriday, 5/26/2017
Amabelle Aguiluz (textiles and wearable art), Stephanie Zaletel (choreographer) and Louis Lopez (original score) recount significant water experiences and encounters in an effort to link our shared psychologies.
This highly physical, immersive, and stimulating performance triggers viewers’ collective streams of consciousness and invites us to feel connected to a fleeting and vital resource.
Brand Library & Art Center - Glendale - Presents:Mozart: Truth Through BeautyTuesday, 5/23/2017
A special concert with LA Opera artists
Please join us for this all Mozart concert with singers from the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist program and pianist/LA Opera artist-in-residence Matthew Aucoin.
Admission is free.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Bartók Cycle with Dudamel & Yuja Wang: 5/26/2017 - 5/28/2017 (next performance: Friday, 5/26/2017)
Bartók Cycle with Dudamel & Yuja Wang:
Stravinsky: Requiem Canticles (c. 14 minutes)
Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 1 (c. 25 minutes)
Janácek: Glagolitic Mass (c. 38 minutes)
Santa Monica College Theatre Arts - Santa Monica - Presents:Spring Awakening5/19/2017 - 5/28/2017 (next performance: Friday, 5/26/2017)
Book & Lyrics by Steven Sater
Music by Duncan Sheik
Based on the play by Frank Wedekind
SPRING AWAKENING is a dynamic groundbreaking rock musical about adolescent love, the trials of puberty and the friendship that young people build in the face of an uncomprehending world.
Anaheim Ballet - Costa Mesa - Presents:Anaheim Ballet's #NOFILTERFriday, 5/26/2017
Anaheim Ballet presents #NOFILTER, a unique unfiltered ballet performance in an intimate and immersive audience setting. This #NOFILTER performance includes a repertoire of both classic and contemporary pieces in a one act presentation. The audience will be immersed in the lives of ballet dancers and leave inspired by these artistic athletes.
SMC Dance Department - Santa Monica - Presents:Global Motion Spring 2017 Performance5/26/2017 - 5/27/2017 (next performance: Friday, 5/26/2017)
Santa Monica College Dance Department Presents Global Motion - World Dance Company Spring 2017 Performance at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.
Type of Dance: Folklorico, Indonesian, Samoan, West African, Ballet, Spanish Contemporary, Lyrical Jazz, Belly Dance, Salsa
Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Old Man and The Old Moon5/13/2017 - 6/18/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/23/2017)
After award-winning runs in New York, Chicago, and Boston, the endlessly imaginative PigPen Theatre Co. arrives in San Diego with The Old Man and The Old Moon. Combining their signature cinematic shadow puppetry, wonderfully melodic indie-folk music, exuberant energy, and rollicking array of ever-changing characters, PigPen spins a fantastical fable for all ages.
University of California, Riverside Department of Music - Riverside - Presents:UCR is ComposingWednesday, 5/24/2017
University of California, Riverside, Department of Music
A showcase of new, live, and original music by Christine Lee, Patrick Gibson and Christiaan Clark.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents: Escape to Margaritaville5/9/2017 - 7/9/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/23/2017)
Escape to Margaritaville
May 9 – July 9th, 2017 EXTENDED !
Book by Greg Garcia and Mike O'Malley
Music by Jimmy Buffett
Directed by Christopher Ashley
MORE THAN A MUSICAL. IT'S A WAY OF LIFE.
Imagine a place where the sun is hot, the ocean’s warm, and the drinks are as cold as they are plentiful.
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Jersey Boys5/16/2017 - 6/24/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/23/2017)
The 2006 Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons is “Too Good to Be True!” (New York Post).
"This production is terrific! Mark Ballas turns in a first-class performance as Frankie Valli. The music is timeless. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Archduke4/25/2017 - 6/4/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/23/2017)
Archduke is the astonishing new play from Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Rajiv Joseph, one of the most exciting playwrights of our time.
"A terrific production. Cast, set, costumes, lighting and direction are all exemplary. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Latino Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:"The Sweetheart Deal"5/4/2017 - 6/4/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 5/24/2017)
A woman finds her calling while volunteering for an underground political newspaper during the early years of the United Farm Workers movement. 1970 was a tumultuous time for Cesar Chavez and the UFW. Obie Award-winning writer/director Diane Rodriguez traces its history through the eyes of two journalists who leave their comfortable life in San Jose to volunteer for El Malcriado.
Pacific Symphony - Laguna Beach - Presents:Art2Art: Celebrating InspirationThursday, 5/25/2017
This interactive multimedia event explores the art-evoked emotions that inspire artists in every field to create great new works. Featuring a fantastic sextet of Pacific Symphony musicians and world premiere performances, the event includes chamber music, dance, visual art, poetry, video and an enlightening discovery game about the intersection of art and music. Pre-concert activities from 6-7pm.
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:ICIT Showcase ConcertThursday, 5/25/2017
Original new works by UCI Music Department first-year MA and Ph.D. students in Integrated Composition, Improvisation and Technology (ICIT). ICIT embraces diverse forms of contemporary music-making, challenging conventional distinctions between classical composition, computer music, improvisation and jazz.
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens - San Clemente - Presents:Casa Classic: Mt. San Antonio College Chamber SingersThursday, 5/25/2017
Chamber ensemble to perform classical and contemporary choral works in the historic Main Salon at Casa Romantica in San Clemente.
Mt. San Antonio College Chamber Singers, formed in 1994, consists of thirty-eight auditioned singers who perform works from the Renaissance to Twenty-First Century pieces.