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The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Familiar1/26/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Donald and his wife Marvelous have been living the American Dream since emigrating from Zimbabwe nearly three decades ago. They have a beautiful house and impressive careers, and now one of their daughters is getting married! But when the bride insists on a traditional African wedding ceremony, tensions start to rise.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:Laundry and Bourbon/Lone Star1/25/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
The Group Rep presents two James McLure’s one-act comedies LAUNDRY AND BOURBON and LONE STAR, directed by Barbara Brownell, produced by Lloyd Pedersen. Three young women who are neighbors and friends share drinks and hard truths about life, love, and marriage while doing laundry on a very hot day.
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company - Palm Springs - Presents:For a Reason, by Tony Padilla2/8/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Desert Ensemble Theatre presents the world premiere of Playwright-in-Residence Tony Padilla’s latest drama. This fascinating four-person character study focuses on the reasons people come into our lives, and the often-surprising consequences that result from their interactions.
Directed by Shawn Abramowitz
The Road Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:Death House1/16/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
On the night a death-house chaplain must hand over the reins to the confident young pastor set to replace him, the men encounter an enigmatic inmate who challenges their convictions and changes their lives forever. DEATH HOUSE is a startling new piece of theatre that explores justice, redemption, and the possibility that we’re all more connected than we may want to admit.
Theatre 40 & Arcane Theatreworks - Beverly Hills - Presents:Rod Serling's Stories from the Zone1/21/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
An ensemble cast performs a pair of tales from the master stroryteller. Subjects include Martians and the resurrected dead.
Rod Serling’s Stories from the Zone consists of stage adaptations of two classic episodes of his best-loved TV series.
Desert Theatreworks - Indio - Presents:Rogers and Hammerstein Some Enchanted Evening2/8/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
The legendary musical theater duo Rodgers and Hammerstein provide the inspiration for this intimate night of beautiful songs. You'll hear more than 30 tunes created by the 20th century Broadway icons, including numbers from Carousel, The King and I, Oklahoma, South Pacific, The Sound of Music, Cinderella and more.
Wayne Scott/ LifeHouse Productions - Redlands - Presents:Phantom Of The Opera2/9/2019 - 3/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
The tumultuous tale of the mysterious Phantom comes to LifeHouse Theater in a new original musical.
Witness young Christine’s rise to fame in the opera world, thanks to the schemes of the ominous Phantom. But will his efforts win her heart? Sinister plots abound amidst comedic moments and heartbreaking mystery.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:The Cripple of Inishmaan1/17/2019 - 3/11/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Martin McDonagh’s darkly comic Irish yarn gets a partner-cast production at L.A.’s acclaimed Antaeus Theatre Company.
Pageant Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:Miss America's Ugly Daughter: Bess Myerson & Me2/2/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Barra Grant’s fascinating tale about being a confused ugly duckling growing up in the shadow of her spectacular mother, beauty queen and political activist Bess Myerson.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Lizzie, The Musical2/1/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Our 21st Season kicks off with a punk-rock opera that explores the bloody legend of America’s favorite axe-wielding sweetheart-diva-heroine-enigma-psychopath, Lizzie Borden.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Hir1/19/2019 - 3/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
MacArthur genius Taylor Mac’s bold, funny and uncurbed exploration of uncharted frontiers of gender gets its Los Angeles premiere at the Odyssey Theatre.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:Ragtime: The Musical2/5/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, will transform the historic theater with an all new version of Ragtime: The Musical as it returns to Los Angeles more than two decades after its premiere at the Shubert Theatre. With 21 actors and a 16-piece orchestra, this is one of the most ambitious productions in the Playhouse’s recent history.
Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:Sensational StringsSunday, 2/17/2019
Carlo Ponti and the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra are back at Bing Theater as part of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Sundays Live series with inspired readings of Bela Bartok’s dazzling Divertimento for Strings and Mozart’s First Violin Concerto with acclaimed violinist Roberto Cani.
Katy Skyrud - Coronado - Presents:Guys and Dolls1/18/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
A Musical Fable of Broadway
“The show that defines Broadway dazzle.” —The New York Times
Set in New York City in the mid-20th century, Guys and Dolls is populated with gangsters and gamblers, missionary dolls and scantily clad showgirls, and one of the greatest musical scores in the history of American theatre.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #6Sunday, 3/10/2019
James ONSTAD Tenor, Serena MCKINNEY Violin, Chiai TAJIMA Violin, Tanner MENEES Viola
Gabriel MARTINS Cello, David KAPLAN Piano
H. DUPARC, R. HAHN, G. FAURE, F. POULENC, C. GOUNOD: SONGS FOR TENOR & PIANO
C. DEBUSSY: STRING QUARTET IN G MINOR OP 10
C. FRANCK: PIANO QUINTET IN F MINOR
GYO - Glendale - Presents:Handel's Messiah - Glendale Youth Orchestra Sunday, 3/10/2019
The Glendale Youth Orchestra (GYO) is celebrating 30 seasons as one of Los Angeles Counties leading youth orchestra. Our mission is based on the belief that our young people have a better chance of succeeding in their world if they appreciate and participate in its rich artistic and cultural traditions.
Temecula Valley Museum - Temecula - Presents:Jazzy Ash and The Leaping LizardsThursday, 2/28/2019
Take a joyous journey through early Black American music. Jazzy Ash uses some of the greatest songs from early black folk music, blues, ragtime, and jazz to teach about the encouraging, multi-cultural story of Jazz in America.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Dudamel Conducts Mahler2/28/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/28/2019)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel conductor
About This Performance
Although Mahler did begin composing yet another symphony, his Ninth feels like a valedictory piece, filled as it is with sighing gestures and a time-stopping finale of rumination and resignation. It's hard to overstate the emotions it engenders.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:Astaire Dances 2: Fred & Ginger2/2/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Beginning February 2, American Contemporary Ballet offers two of the most romantic pairings in L.A.: First, Astaire Dances 2: Fred & Ginger recreates five of the dance duo's most captivating silver screen performances. Then, George Balanchine's flirtatious couples take the stage in the suite from Who Cares?, which includes its rarely performed finale.
Department of Music - Santa Barbara - Presents:Franz Lehár's "The Mock Marriage" (Die Juxheirat)2/16/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
University of California, Santa Barbara Library and Opera Theatre present the North American premiere of Franz Lehár’s The Mock Marriage (Die Juxheirat), selected from the collection of the Michael and Nan Miller Operetta Archive.
Torrance Performing Arts Consortium/Mercury Stage Productions, under the sponsorship of South Bay Conservatory - Torrance - Presents:“Torrance Goes Jazz”Sunday, 2/17/2019
The Torrance Performing Arts Consortium/Mercury Stage Productions, under the sponsorship of South Bay Conservatory continues its inaugural 2018-2019 season Torrance Pops/“Joanna and Friends” with the second in its three-concert season, “Torrance Goes Jazz” under the baton of Joanna Medawar Nachef, Artistic Director/Conductor.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Hello, Dolly!1/29/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Tony Award®-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in HELLO, DOLLY! – the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!”
"Betty Buckley is terrific. This production of HELLO,DOLLY! is a winner. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Eric Whitacre's The Sacred Veil 2/16/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Eric Whitacre | The Sacred Veil (World Premiere)
Composer Eric Whitacre and poet Charles Anthony Silvestri, longtime collaborators and close friends, come together for their most personal and expansive work to date. Whitacre, the Master Chorale’s Swan Family Artist-in-Residence, has created a powerful score for Silvestri’s heartfelt poetry exploring the fragile line between love and loss.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:The 7 Fingers RÉVERSIBLE2/15/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Through a unique, riveting mix of theatre, circus, dance, music and acrobatics, RÉVERSIBLE is dedicated to a generation who forged the world we live in today and whose stories might hold the key to a better tomorrow.
San Diego Ballet - San Diego - Presents:Ritmos Latinos2/15/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
SDB’s annual celebration of Latin Music brings three of San Diego Ballet’s signature ballets together on one program! Including the evocative QUE BONITO AMOR set to a rapturous score of Mariachi music, TANGATA, a sizzling, sensuous exploration of dance and domination, and POR LOS MUERTOS, written and performed live by jazz icon Gilbert Castellanos and San Diego’s hottest jazz musicians!
Music Guild - Beverly Hills - Presents:Chamber Music at All Saints'Sunday, 2/17/2019
Music of the French Baroque
Camille King, soprano
Sue Feldman, violin
Leif Woodward, cello
Paul Baker, harpsichord
Sherri Herring, traverso
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Witness Uganda2/5/2019 - 2/23/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
The Wallis Production of
A DOCUMENTARY MUSICAL
By Matt Gould & Griffin Matthews
Devastated when his New York City church kicks him out for being gay, Griffin escapes across the world to volunteer in a small village.
"A powerful and brilliant production. The cast could not have been better. It's a winner. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
SACRA/PROFANA - San Diego - Presents:eXchange: a choral collaboration2/16/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
As we strive to nurture enthusiasm for the choral art, we are excited to do a series of concerts in San Diego and LA with the L.A. Choral Lab, one of the most innovative choral groups in Southern California.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Tiny Beautiful Things2/9/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things follows the relationships between an anonymous advice columnist named Sugar and the many real-life readers who pour out their hearts to her.
Modernism Week - Palm Springs - Presents:The Princes of Kings Road: An Evening of Theater2/15/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Based on a true incident. After working and living together in the early 1920s in Schindler’s iconic 1921 house on Kings Road in Hollywood, Los Angeles architects Richard Neutra and Rudolph Schindler have a bitter falling out and don’t see each other for twenty-three years until, by coincidence, in 1953, they’re placed in the same room at Cedars of Lebanon hospital.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Come From Away2/5/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all. This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
Catholics on Broadway - Palm Springs - Presents:The Italian Amature HourSunday, 2/24/2019
Come hear some of the all-time great Italian Hit Songs made famous by Dean Martin , Louis Prima, Rosemary Clooney, and well loved traditional Neapolitan melodies.
After all, everyone is just a little Italian!
UC Riverside Dance Department - Riverside - Presents:Frantic Beauty: Dance Performance2/20/2019 - 2/21/2019 (next performance: Wednesday, 2/20/2019)
Frantic Beauty: Dance Performance by Ximena Garnica, Shige Moriya and LEIMAY Ensemble
University of California, Riverside
Department of Dance
Frantic Beauty is an original dance-theater work which reflects on society’s pursuit of and relationship to beauty.
Burbank Philharmonic - La Canada - Presents:Burbank Philharmonic Orchestra 29th Anniversary Gala ConcertSaturday, 2/23/2019
The 29th Anniversary Gala concert of the Burbank Philharmonic will feature two outstanding soloists, winners of the 2018 Hennings-Fischer Young Artist Competition.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Symphony: New Music for OrchestraWednesday, 2/20/2019
Donald Crockett, chair of the Composition program, leads the USC Thornton Symphony in this annual concert featuring original works by Thornton student composers.
REDCAT - Los Angeles - Presents:Christiane Jatahy: What if they went to Moscow?2/21/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/21/2019)
"Christiane Jatahy is the new voice of Brazilian theater...with a strong cinematic impact. A Must see!" —Le Libre, Belgium
Brazilian director Christiane Jatahy brilliantly merges live performance and filmmaking in what she describes as a "mirror game between theater and cinema."
Desert Theatreworks - Indio - Presents:Murder: Southern Style2/23/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 2/23/2019)
A Big Hair, Big Country Murder Mystery Dinner!
This story is peppered with big hair, big music, and big suspicion, so bring your appetite for this Southern style murder mystery dinner!
The Desert Symphony - Palm Desert - Presents:John Mueller's Winter Dance PartyThursday, 2/21/2019
Winter Dance Party is the official live re-creation of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper. This the only show endorsed by the Holly, Valens and Richardson estates. Each live concert performance is high voltage entertainment featuring all the hit songs of the 50’s era: “That’ll Be The Day,” “Peggy Sue,” “La Bamba,” “Chantilly Lace,” and many more.
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:David Ball, Organist, & Friends Plays Bach & FriendsFriday, 2/22/2019
Hear the brilliant young organist of Christ Cathedral, David Ball, in recital with our other organists of the cathedral. Organ duets and even a piece for four performers! With his maters degree from the famed Julliard School, you know it is going to be amazing!
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:International Guitar NightFriday, 2/22/2019
Each year, International Guitar Night’s founder Brian Gore invites a new cast of guitar luminaries from around the world for special concert tours of North America, highlighting the diversity of acoustic guitar. For their 19th year of touring, Brian has assembled another incredible, dynamic quartet: Guest host Luca Stricagnoli, French prodigies Antoine Boyer and Samuelito, and Turkish Cenk Erdogan
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:Delirium MusicumFriday, 2/22/2019
From Ancient Aires to Modern Masterpieces
Influenced by the bustling artistic mosaic of Southern California, Delirium Musicum applies its dazzling creativity and limitless excitement to all genres from the baroque to scores that were virtually written yesterday.
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Versa-Style Dance CompanySaturday, 2/23/2019
Hip-Hop breaks color lines by creating a forum where people come together for a common passion rather than grouping themselves by race or socio-economic backgrounds. Versa-Style demonstrates freedom of expression, freedom of individuality, hard work, self-discipline, and dedication to the form.
Festival Mozaic - San Luis Obispo - Presents:WinterMezzo II: Notable Encounter InsightFriday, 2/22/2019
Scott Yoo and the Festival artists take you on a one-hour tour behind Britten’s Cello Sonata and Mozart’s Piano Trio, K. 254, providing insight into the composer's life, the historical time period of the pieces, and sharing their perspectives.
Diversionary Theatre - san diego - Presents:The Hour of Great Mercy1/31/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
This poetic new play with music follows Ed, a gay Jesuit priest who leaves the Catholic church to reconcile with his estranged brother in an isolated and icy township in Alaska. As Ed confronts his tragic past and tenuous future, he unexpectedly finds love beneath the starry Alaskan sky, and support from an unlikely ally.
Chris Isaacson Presents - San Diego - Presents:Sam Harris – StrippedThursday, 2/21/2019
Platinum selling recording artist and Tony Award nominated actor Sam Harris brings his new show "Stripped" to Martinis Above Fourth in San Diego for one show only.
Broadway at the Gardens - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Hunchback of Notre Dame2/15/2019 - 2/24/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Based on the Victor Hugo novel set in 15th century Paris about Quasimodo, the mysterious bell-ringer of Notre Dame Cathedral, and the beautiful Gypsy, Esméralda.
A sweeping score and powerful story make The Hunchback of Notre Dame an instant classic.
Garry Marshall Theatre - Burbank - Presents:The Mountaintop2/8/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
April 3, 1968. Memphis. The Lorraine Motel. Room 306. Tomorrow, it will become the scene of one of our nation's greatest losses. But tonight, it is just another stopover motel for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Full of vivid theatricality, poetic language, and surprising twists, this drama takes us to the summit of a man's historic life and offers a stunning new view of his dream for our nation.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:National Geographic LiveMonday, 2/18/2019
CORAL KINGDOMS AND EMPIRES OF ICE
David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes
Explore rarely seen undersea worlds with two photographers creating a visual voice for the world’s oceans. David Doubilet is a legend in underwater photography. Together with his wife and underwater partner, photojournalist Jennifer Hayes, he explored three unique marine environments for National Geographic.
JuVee Productions and American Oasis - Los Angeles - Presents:Paradise1/24/2019 - 2/17/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Science, culture and religion collide in the West Coast premiere of ‘Paradise,’ presented by Viola Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee productions at the Odyssey Theatre.
Desert Friends of Music - Palm Desert - Presents:Desert Friends of Music2/17/2019 - 3/26/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Each year Desert Friends of Music sponsors a series of public concerts in the church’s sanctuary.
Nicholas Schmelter, Organ
Sunday, February 17, 2019 4 PM
The Queen’s Six
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 7 PM
Clare College Choir
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 7 PM
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Million Dollar Quartet2/8/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
SLO REP presents the blockbuster rock and roll musical, Million Dollar Quartet. Inspired by one of the greatest jam sessions in history featuring Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts12/23/2018 - 6/30/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
The Spreckels Organ is located in the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park.
The Spreckels Organ Society and San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez present 8 opportunities to hear the world's largest outdoor musical instrument in the month of December, including a special evening concert, a Christmas Carol Sing-along, and a New Year's Day concert.
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole 2/5/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
Reprising their roles from a sold-out run at People’s Light & Theater in Philadelphia, Emmy Award nominee Dulé Hill (West Wing Psych Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk) as Nat “King” Cole and Hamilton star Daniel J. Watts as Sammy Davis Jr. bring life to a play the Philadelphia Inquirer called “profound, ambitious, wide-ranging and dreamlike.” Like Cole himself, Lights Out promises to be “Unforgettable.”
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series12/16/2018 - 7/28/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
Open Fist Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Last Call1/11/2019 - 2/23/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/17/2019)
In this semi-autobiographical dramedy by writer/producer Anne Kenney (Outlander, Switched at Birth,L.A. Law), the Vaughn family’s go-to defense mechanism of sarcasm and mordant humor falls short when the aging parents hatch a not-so-funny way to avoid the retirement home.