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Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion: The WatershedThursday, 2/12/2015
An all-new evening length work for nine dancers, with a score ranging from a contemporary cello suite to the soulful sounds of Otis Redding, from Bessie-award winner and 2013 MacArthur Fellow, Kyle Abraham and his company.
Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA - Los Angeles - Presents:Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion: When the Wolves Came InFriday, 2/13/2015
A repertory program comprised of several new works inspired by Max Roach's We Insist Freedom Now. Abraham uses kinetic references taken from his love of social dancing and a self-described “post-modern gumbo” of movement exploration rooted in the themes of Freedom and Civil Rights.
Nederlander - Hollywood - Presents:Wicked12/10/2014 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/28/2015)
Variety calls WICKED "a cultural phenomenon!" Winner of over 50 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, WICKED is “Broadway’s biggest blockbuster” (The New York Times).
" A Wickedly talented cast. A true spectacle! It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts - La Mirada - Presents:Billy Elliot the Musical1/16/2015 - 2/8/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/28/2015)
Millions of fans...Thousands of standing ovations...Ten Tony Awards including Best Musical...One show shines above the rest. This is Billy Elliot the Musical the spectacular show with the heart, humor, and passion to be named Time Magazine's "Best Musical of the Decade!"
"...La Mirada has a major hit on its hands." LA Times
Carpenter Performing Arts Center - Long Beach - Presents:The Scottish International Military Tattoo: The Scottish Music ParadeSaturday, 1/31/2015
The Scots are coming! The men of The Scottish International Military Tattoo—dressed in kilts with tartans in the colors of their individual clans—are joined by an ensemble of musicians, dancers, and singers to create a spirited and uninhibited party that’s distinctly Scottish!
The Broad Stage (Presenter), Eighty-Eight Entertainment, LLC (Producer) - Santa Monica - Presents:Jack Lemmon Returns1/7/2015 - 2/1/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/28/2015)
Chris Lemmon, son of Hollywood legend Jack Lemmon (Some Like It Hot, The Odd Couple), joins us for an immensely personal, and ultimately heartwarming story about his Academy Award-winning father and their enduring relationship.
South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:Kneehigh's Tristan & Yseult1/23/2015 - 2/22/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/28/2015)
Adapted and directed by Emma Rice
Writers:Carl Grose and Anna Maria Murphy
On the Segerstrom Stage
Southern California Exclusive!
Valley Performing Arts Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Christopher O'Riley and Matt Haimovitz: Shuffle.Play.ListenThursday, 1/29/2015
Master musicians Christopher O’Riley and Matt Haimovitz explore the lyrical and virtuosic properties of their instruments in a duet performance as SHUFFLE.PLAY.LISTEN. Bringing a fresh mix of classical and pop genres from Bach to Radiohead to Stravinsky, the duo performs respectively on piano and cello.
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:For The Love Of Berstein1/29/2015 - 1/31/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
The first American-born conductor to become a superstar, Leonard Bernstein changed the face of music. Together with other artists who were privileged to work with the fabled conductor, Music Director Carl St.Clair offers a heartfelt tribute to the man he calls the greatest influence on his musical life.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:New World SymphonySaturday, 1/31/2015
Bruce Kiesling, conductor
Cécilia Tsan, cello
Cello Concerto in E minor, op. 85
Symphony No. 9 in E minor "From the New World"
San Diego Opera - San Diego - Presents:San Diego Opera Presents "La boheme"1/24/2015 - 2/1/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
Young love…nothing is more all-consuming and passionate. Share the struggles, joys and ultimate tragedy of bohemian friends and the passion of a couple, whose love is so intense it is unbearable to be apart, yet impossible to be together.
Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:River North Dance Chicago1/30/2015 - 1/31/2015 (next performance: Friday, 1/30/2015)
Critically acclaimed for their athletic, sensual and dynamic repertoire River North Dance Chicago presents dynamic works that combine athletic prowess and artistic perspective with bold, theatrical flair.
La Jolla Music Society - La Jolla - Presents:Nikolay Khozyainov, pianoSaturday, 1/31/2015
Opening La Jolla Music Society’s 46th season Frieman Family Piano Series, Russian pianist, Nikolay Khozyainov.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Szymanowski QuartetSaturday, 1/31/2015
The award-winning Szymanowski Quartet is one of the most exceptional international string quartets of its generation. Their sophisticated programs present a perfect balance between intellect and passion, characteristics with which the Szymanowski Quartet captivates its audiences at prestigious festivals and concert halls in Europe, the United States, Asia, Australia and South America.
Jacaranda - music at the edge - Santa Monica - Presents:ICONO-GRAPHIC: Music of Adès, Barry & Davies Saturday, 1/31/2015
Jacaranda is designed for newcomers, recording collectors, and edge-loving connoisseurs – listening with a sense of discovery and all the social benefits that only live concerts can provide. Jacaranda is a series of adventures – music from centuries past next to unforgettable new and modern music played by brilliant musicians.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Bach: St. Matthew Passion1/31/2015 - 2/1/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 1/31/2015)
J.S. Bach | Passion According to St. Matthew
with Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra
and Los Angeles Children’s Chorus
Nancy Evans Dance Theatre - Pasadena - Presents: FRIENDS/FAMILY/DANCE/FESTIVAL 20151/31/2015 - 2/1/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 1/31/2015)
A dance festival of modern, contemporary and contemporary ballet featuring 9 companies and 10 choreographers in Pasadena, CA, Jan. 31 and Feb 1.
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:Caltech Jazz Band Guest Artist ConcertSaturday, 1/31/2015
The Caltech Jazz Band presents its Guest Artist Concert on January 31st at 8pm in Caltech's Beckman Auditorium
San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory - San Diego - Presents:Winter Ovation ConcertSunday, 2/1/2015
This concert features our most advanced orchestras. Enjoy the experience of the young SDYS musicians bringing their skill and passion to the stage, creating a delightful and fresh musical experience.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:The Whipping Man2/3/2015 - 3/1/2015 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/3/2015)
February 3 - March 1, 2015
THE WHIPPING MAN
By Matthew Lopez
Directed by Martin Benson
Presented in Association with South Coast Repertory
Stage and television star Charlie Robinson plays Simon in this Obie Award-winning drama The New York Times proclaimed “haunting and powerful.”
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - LEGACYSunday, 2/8/2015
4pm – Concert
ALEXANDER TREGER, conductor
MICHAEL SACHS, trumpet
Berlioz: Le Corsaire Overture
Eino Tamberg: Concerto for Trumpet No. 1
Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony
Honoring the legacy of AYS’ landmark training, distinguished alumnus Michael Sachs, principal trumpet of the Cleveland Symphony, performs Eino Tamberg’s strikingly colorful Concerto for Trumpet No. 1.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:“BEAUTY and the BEAST” 1/16/2015 - 2/27/2015 (next performance: Friday, 1/30/2015)
“A delightful musical with a timeless message!” hails The Argonaut. Returning by audience demand after its sell-out 2014 run, the acclaimed Rudie-DeCarlo musical comedy for romantics of all ages molds the magic, romance, humor and grandeur of a timeless tale into a production that touches your heart while it tickles your funny bone.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #5Sunday, 2/8/2015
DAVID CASTILLO Baritone, JESSICA GUIDERI Violin, MEREDITH CRAWFORD Viola, JOHN WALZ Cello, TIMOTHY ECKERT Bass, FRANCOIS CHOUCHAN Piano
F.SCHUBERT: LIEDER FOR BARITONE & PIANO
F.SCHUBERT: SONATA “ARPEGGIONE” FOR CELLO & PIANO D 821
F.SCHUBERT: PIANO QUINTET “THE TROUT” IN A MAJOR D 667
Valley Performing Arts Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Rotterdam PhilharmonicTuesday, 2/10/2015
The electrifying young conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin and the renowned Dutch Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, known for the intense energy of its performances, present a sizzling evening of Prokofiev’s and Tchaikovsky’s fifth symphonies.
The Wooster Group - Los Angeles - Presents:The Wooster Group Early Shaker Spirituals: A Record Album Interpretation1/21/2015 - 2/1/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/28/2015)
The newest Wooster Group work, Early Shaker Spirituals: A Record Album Interpretation is a performance based on a 1976 LP of Shaker hymns, marches, anthems, and testimony recorded by Sister R. Mildred Barker and the sisters of the Shaker community in Sabbathday Lake, Maine.
San Diego Symphony - San Diego - Presents:Celebrating John Williams with Keith Lockhart1/30/2015 - 1/31/2015 (next performance: Friday, 1/30/2015)
Renowned Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart makes his San Diego Symphony debut for two very special performances saluting master movie composer John Williams.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Sons of the Prophet1/15/2015 - 2/15/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/28/2015)
By Stephen Karam
Directed by Rob Lutfy
In an age when modern medicine has a cure for just about everything, SONS OF THE PROPHET is the funniest play about human suffering you're likely to see.
Odyssey Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Smoke and Mirrors1/15/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
The magic continues at the Odyssey Theatre! “Smoke and Mirrors” The L.A. Times Critic’s Choice magical hit moves to the Westside on Jan. 17 – March 15.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Classical Guitar Alumni ConcertThursday, 1/29/2015
Internationally renowned alumni of USC Thornton’s Classical Guitar department present an evening of solo and ensemble music.
MCC & Strumenti International - Marina Del Rey - Presents:Romance of The ViolinThursday, 1/29/2015
First concert in the Galaxy Room of the Marina City Club featuring Geoffrey Maingart - Violin and Warren Peterson - Piano in a program of Romantic and Virtuoso Vignettes for violin and piano and delightful anecdotes about all of the pieces.
The Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Gibson Dunn Rush Hour Concerts10/23/2014 - 4/16/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
Wind down after work with a glass of wine and the world’s most beautiful music, performed by the brightest stars of the future from the Colburn Conservatory of Music, Music Academy and the Community School.
Conejo Players Theatre - Thousand Oaks - Presents:Brighton Beach Memoirs1/9/2015 - 1/31/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
A Neil Simon comedy. The New York Daily News calls it the "funniest, richest, and consequently the most affecting of [Simon's] plays
AEG Live - Los Angeles - Presents:Jackie EvanchoThursday, 1/29/2015
Platinum-selling, 14-year-old vocal sensation famous with the voice of an angel. Made famous by her rendition of "O Mio Babbino Caro" on America's Got Talent
Coronado Playhouse - Coronado - Presents:Avenue Q1/23/2015 - 2/28/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
Avenue Q is the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who comes to New York City with big dreams and a small bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighborhood in his price range is Avenue Q whose residents are raunchy, sweet, real, thoughtful and outrageously entertaining.
City of Palm Springs - Palm Springs - Presents:Palm Springs VillageFest1/1/2015 - 12/17/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
Welcome to the Palm Springs VillageFest, the Thursday night street fair featuring arts, crafts, food, and entertainment!
Looking for things to do in the Coachella Valley? We invite you to join the thousands of visitors and locals to beautiful downtown Palm Springs this Thursday for the Valley's finest event.
Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:Kalamazoo11/15/2014 - 3/1/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
This sparkling World Premiere romantic comedy examines the romantic roller-coaster ride of a 70-something Irish Catholic woman and a 70-something Jewish, East Coast man who together try to embark upon a late-in-life love affair and prove that you’re never too old to be young!
Concordia University Irvine - Irvine - Presents:TenorpaloozaFriday, 1/30/2015
A fun "tenor sing-off" that might just be interrupted by envious baritones and sopranos, opera arias, spirituals, art songs, and musical theater pieces. A very fun and fast-paced music event!
The Desert Rose Playhouse - Rancho Mirage - Presents:LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!1/16/2015 - 2/15/2015 (next performance: Friday, 1/30/2015)
Old friends can be a blessing and a curse. When famous dancer/choreographer Gregory opens his Dutchess County summer house for three summer weekends, his old friends troop out from law offices, rehearsal studios and AIDS clinics to sun themselves by the lake.
“Strong performances by an excellent cast! The play has become a classic.” – Performing Arts LIVE
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Rain - A Tribute to The Beatles1/30/2015 - 1/31/2015 (next performance: Friday, 1/30/2015)
Rain - A Tribute to The Beatles is a multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world's most celebrated band.
Pasadena Community Orchestra - Pasadena - Presents:World-Renowned Harpist Maria Casale Performs with Pasadena Community OrchestraFriday, 1/30/2015
World-renowned harpist Maria Casale performs Handel Harp Concerto with Pasadena Community Orchestra in January 30th concert that also features William Grant Still's "Afro-American" Symphony, Mozart's Overture to Don Giovanni, and "Overture di Ballo" by Arthur Sullivan.
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:Caltech Winter Chamber Music Series1/24/2015 - 2/1/2015 (next performance: Friday, 1/30/2015)
Caltech Performing and Visual Arts Presents their Winter Chamber Music Series
Caltech students will perform duos by Saint-Saëns and Milhaud, trios by Telemann, Beethoven, Schubert, and Rachmaninoff, quartets by Dvorak, Strauss, and Grieg, and quintets by Boccherini, Dvorak and Holst, and more!
Playwrights Project - San Diego - Presents:30th Annual Plays by Young Writers Festival1/24/2015 - 2/1/2015 (next performance: Friday, 1/30/2015)
Playwrights Project presents its 30th annual festival of Plays by Young Writers at The Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe on January 22 - February 1, 2015. The festival will feature winning scripts from its California Young Playwrights Contest for ages 18 and under.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:Pick of the Vine: Season 13 THIS YEAR’S BEST SHORT PLAYS1/9/2015 - 2/14/2015 (next performance: Friday, 1/30/2015)
This extremely popular presentation of 10 freshly chosen short plays returns for its thirteenth season.
Kentwood Players - Westchester - Presents:An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde1/9/2015 - 2/14/2015 (next performance: Friday, 1/30/2015)
Kentwood Players kicks off its 65th Anniversary Year by presenting “An Ideal Husband” by Oscar Wilde from Friday, January 9 to Saturday, February 14, 2015 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm with Sunday matinees at 2pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue, Westchester, CA 90045.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Amy O’Neal: Opposing Forces1/29/2015 - 1/31/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
Choreographer Amy O’Neal examines the paradoxical nature of B-Boy culture as it relates to femininity and the value systems of dance battling, commercial dance, stage performances and freestyle cyphers.
The Second City Studio Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:Yes Weed Can - Thursdays1/22/2015 - 4/23/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 1/29/2015)
The musical story of cannabis in America... that gets in a few pot shots along the way. Starring Michael Boumenot, Nathan Caywood, Celeste Pechous, Hans Holsen and Jaime Moyer. Directed by Nancy Edwards. Assistant Director, Allishia Knotts. Musical Director, Chad Krueger. $10
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Faculty Recital with Martin ChalifourFriday, 1/30/2015
USC Thornton faculty violinist Martin Chalifour presents a recital of Ravel, Spohr, Telemann, and Vivaldi. Thornton faculty pianist Kevin Fitz-Gerald joins the acclaimed violinist in Ravel’s Sonata for Violin and Piano in G major, and Thornton students join him in two concertos for four violins by Telemann and Vivaldi, and Spohr’s Duo for Two Violins in D major, Op. 67.
La Jolla Playhouse - San Diego - Presents:THE GRIFT at the Lafayette Hotel1/27/2015 - 2/22/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/28/2015)
From the creator of the hit ACCOMPLICE: our newest site-specific Without Walls presentation, THE GRIFT at the Lafayette Hotel, January 27-February 22, an immersive theatrical experience that invites audience members in on the adventure taking place at the iconic Lafayette Hotel in North Park.
SoCal Symphony Society - Culver City - Presents:A Winter's ConcertSaturday, 1/31/2015
The CULVER CITY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA continues its 2014-15 Season with A Winter’s Concert. Frank Fetta-Conductor
The orchestra returns to its roots: it began as a string orchestra in 1963. This is an unique concert of music for string orchestra
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Dame Edna's Glorious Goodbye..1/24/2015 - 3/15/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 1/28/2015)
You dare not miss the spectacular side-splitting historic finale of Barry Humphries and global gigastar, Dame Edna Everage celebrating a 50-year career of sold-out venues, command performances for the Royal Family, television specials and around-the-world tours.