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Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Good Grief2/26/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Nkechi was a good Nigerian-American girl. She did everything right. Went to med school. Made plans. Then life happened. And plans changed. A first-generation coming-of-age journey of love, loss, and growing into adulthood, Good Grief follows Nkechi as she navigates Pennsylvania’s suburbs alongside her childhood crush, her would-be-philosopher brother, and her immigrant parents.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Zoot Suit1/31/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Zoot Suit, one of the most exciting and spectacular shows ever created in Los Angeles, is set to ignite the city again. Luis Valdez is bringing his groundbreaking 1978 smash back to the Mark Taper Forum to celebrate Center Theatre Group’s 50th Anniversary.
"One of our FEATURED events! GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:The Tales of Hoffmann at LA Opera3/25/2017 - 4/15/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
The sensational Diana Damrau makes her LA Opera debut in a tour-de-force performance as all four heroines in one of our most ravishing productions. Tenor Vittorio Grigolo returns as poet E.T.A. Hoffmann, whose boozy recollections of the women he has loved and lost set the plot in motion. Marta Domingo's staging captures the half-remembered, half-fantasy dreamworld of Offenbach's final masterpiece.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Stravinsky's Les NocesSunday, 3/26/2017
Celebrating John Adams’ 70th birthday with his great opera choruses – Doctor Atomic, A Flowering Tree, The Death of Klinghoffer and The Gospel According to the Other Mary – paired with one of his very favorite works, Stravinsky’s raucous Les Noces (The Wedding).
Festival Ballet Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Festival Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote3/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Join the gallant Don Quixote on his knightly quests across old-world Spain in Festival Ballet Theatre’s rendition of this beloved ballet, based on the novel by Miguel Cervantes.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet Invites You to Dancing School2/25/2017 - 7/16/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/26/2017)
As five dancers attempt the same solo variation, ACB Artistic Director Lincoln Jones will pull apart each phrase, comparing each dancer's choices, strengths, and weaknesses. You'll learn more about ballet in one hour than you can anywhere else. You'll begin to see like a critic or maybe -- better yet -- a dancer.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Senior Percussion RecitalSunday, 3/26/2017
Danielle Kammer, percussion
This event is free and open to the public.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Limón Dance Company3/24/2017 - 3/25/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Hailed as one of the world’s greatest dance companies, the Limón Dance Company has been at the vanguard of American Modern dance since its inception in 1946. The Company is the living legacy of dance theater developed by José Limón and his mentors, Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, whose innovative works revolutionized American dance.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:McCallum Theatre Concert BandSunday, 3/26/2017
Mitch Gershenfeld, Conductor
Sylvia Gregoire, Guest Conductor
Gershwin’s classic An American in Paris highlights the 5th annual concert by the McCallum Theatre Concert Band. Hear 40 of Hollywood’s finest musicians play stirring marches, band classics and popular tunes in a real old-fashioned concert-in-the-park. And of course, there’s ice cream for everyone after the show.
The Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Colburn Chamber Music Society: Strings SerenadeSunday, 3/26/2017
Robert Chen, violin
WOLF Italian Serenade
MOZART String Quintet No. 1 in B-flat Major, K. 174
BRAHMS String Quintet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 88
Chicago Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Robert Chen got his start in the Community School of Performing Arts, and he returns to Colburn for a special performance of Mozart, Brahms, and Wolf.
Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival - Hollywood - Presents:Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival3/23/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Four days of fantastic female solo performers.
The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) marks 24 years of producing close to 500 extraordinary multicultural and multidisciplinary solo performers from around the globe.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Composition ShowcaseSunday, 3/26/2017
The Composition department presents a concert featuring new solo, chamber, and vocal works by student composers. The celebrated program has included Pulitzer Prize finalists and major award winners among its recent alumni.
St. Mary of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:CSUN Women's ChoraleSunday, 3/26/2017
"Messengers of Spring"
Featuring the music of California composers, including Richard Kaufman, Alexandre Desplat, Kentaro Sato, James Domine, and William V. Malpede.
Dr. Katherine R. Baker, Director
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Tetzlaff Plays Dvorák3/24/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Dvorák: Carnival Overture
Dvorák: Violin Concerto (c. 32 minutes)
Brahms (arr. Schoenberg): Piano Quartet in G minor (c. 43 minutes)
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Graduate Piano Recital Sunday, 3/26/2017
Austin Turner, piano
This event is free and open to the public.
Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:Waring International Senior Piano Competition3/26/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/26/2017)
Ages 18 -30
March 26 – April 2, 2017
All rounds of the competition are open to the public. All preliminary rounds and master classes are free to the audience at the Indian Wells Theater, located on the campus of CSUSB-Palm Desert, 37-500 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA 92211
Concerto Finals at the McCallum Theatre on Sunday April 2nd at 2pm with full orchestra.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Open House at LA Opera Sunday, 3/26/2017
LA Opera invites the public to an Open House, which will take place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from 10am to 6pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017.
Angelenos of all ages—from seasoned opera fans to complete newcomers—are encouraged to experience the many different elements that come together to create the magic of opera.
San Luis Obispo Wind Orchestra - San Luis Obispo - Presents:"Conductor's Choice"Saturday, 3/25/2017
For our joint March 15th concert with the Cuesta Wind ensemble, music director Jennifer Martin has selected some of her favorite pieces by American composers.
Balboa Theatre Organ Foundation - San Diego - Presents:Balboa Theatre's 93rd Birthday BashMonday, 3/27/2017
San Diegans are invited to a community celebration honoring a milestone birthday for the historic Balboa Theatre and its majestic Wonder Morton Organ.
The gala will celebrate the Balboa Theatre's 93th birthday in a performance showcase highlighting nine decades of theatre, music and dance.
Men Alive - The Orange County Gay Men's Chorus - Irvine - Presents:MenAlive Concert - SwingOut!3/31/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/31/2017)
MenAlive Chorus collaborating with SwingSet from Laguna Concert Band for an evening of swing & jazz.
You’ll be tapping your feet and singing along with the swingin’-est band around!
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Fun Home2/23/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
The “groundbreaking,” “exquisite,” and “unforgettable” new musical Fun Home was the event of the Broadway season, receiving raves from critics and audiences alike, winning five 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and making history along the way.
"Easy to see how it won the Tony Award® for Best Musical. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:Tallis Scholars of LondonFriday, 3/31/2017
Welcome the Tallis Scholars back to Southern California, this time to the beautiful Arboretum of Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove. Hear live, this amazing group the New York Times calls "The Rock Stars of the Renaissance"
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles - glendale - Presents:He Had It Coming4/1/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/1/2017)
From classics of the Golden Age to today’s Tony award-winners, experience the dazzle, flair, and savoir faire that only Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles can deliver!
Fine Arts Network Theater Company - Temecula - Presents:The San Diego Ballet Company presents FIREBIRD3/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Folklore meets Funk! An ancient tale of a magical bird of fire comes to life with a contemporary twist. Javier Velasco’s modern/ballet fusion staging, teaming classical dancers with hip hop artists, lights up the stage with originality and boundless energy. “Imaginative, Entertaining and Thrilling” makes these performances a perfect outing for the whole family!
Los Angeles Youth Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Youth Orchestra Spring 2017 Concert4/2/2017 - 4/3/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/2/2017)
Copland’s Rodeo and Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony
The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, conducted by Artistic Director Russell Steinberg, performs its Spring 2017 Concerts on Sunday, April 2 at 4:00pm and Monday, April 3 at 7:30pm at UCLA Schoenberg Hall.
Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:Concerto Finals with Orchestra & Awards PresentationSunday, 4/2/2017
The Waring International Piano Competition Presents
CONCERTO FINALS WITH ORCHESTRA & AWARDS PRESENTATION
The three finalists perform full concertos with symphony orchestra.
LMU College of Communication and Fine Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:The Rose Tattoo3/17/2017 - 3/25/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Loyola Marymount University's College of Communication and Fine Arts presents Tennessee Williams' haunting 1951 play.
Directed by Timothy Fitzgerald, the play follows a Louisiana widow who withdraws from the world after her husband's death and expects her young daughter to do the same.
Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert - Palm Springs - Presents:19th Annual Opera in the ParkSunday, 4/9/2017
A free concert of timeless opera arias performed by young artists with full orchestra.
Opera in the Park is the premier cultural event in April in Palm Springs.
This concert of opera arias draws thousands of people from all over Southern California in a celebration of great opera music with a professional orchestra conducted by Valery Ryvkin.
McCallum Theatre Institute - Palm Desert - Presents:Open Call 2017 Talent Competition4/13/2017 - 4/15/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/13/2017)
Don’t miss the Valley’s best performers of all ages in this exciting talent competition that has become a McCallum audience favorite and sell-out event. Local artists team up with the staff and crew to present four visually stunning and energy filled performances. Vote for your favorite performer. Celebrate the winners at Saturday evening’s final performance.
L.A. Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:Jefferson's Garden3/23/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Gregory Harrison stars as Thomas Jefferson in the American premiere of a gripping, powerful and timely new play by internationally acclaimed playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker (Our Country’s Good) that brings a fresh slant and theatrical inventiveness to the story of the American Revolution.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:On The 20th Century3/9/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
A Madcap Musical Comedy!
"Old-fashioned musical comedy magic" - USA Today
"The show is a nonstop delight." - The New York Post
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Tallgrass Gothic 3/10/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Laura falls in love with a man who offers her an escape from her rural home and controlling husband. Featuring core members of CSUF’s MFA acting class, this haunting, explosive play captures the love, longing, isolation, desire and fear of the classic Jacobean tragedy The Changeling.
Adult language and content
Desert Rose Productions, Inc. - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Southern Baptist Sissies3/17/2017 - 4/9/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
"SOUTHERN BAPTIST SISSIES is a Del Shores masterpiece! The casting could not have been better and the entire production is terrific. Do not miss it! GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
The acclaimed play follows the journey of four gay boys in the Calvary Baptist Church of Dallas, TX.
CVRep Theatre and Marquee Academy - Palm Springs - Presents:Music of the WorldFriday, 4/7/2017
A concert featuring The Latsos from Vienna playing the music of composer Joe Giarrusso
The piano duo of husband and wife Giorgi and Anna Latso will be performing the music of Joe Giarrusso including compositions for 2 Pianos, one piano - four hands and piano solos. The compositions will encompass music from France, Italy and USA.
Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Blameless2/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Developed in The Old Globe’s 2016 New Voices Festival, The Blameless is a compassionate and moving look at the power of familial bonds in the most extraordinary of circumstances.
Latino Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Rules of Seconds3/23/2017 - 4/16/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
The world premiere of a dark and funny play set in 1855 Boston, where life is governed by a hundreds-years-old “Code of Dueling.” Starring Amy Brenneman, Jamie Harris and Josh Helman.
World premiere comedy
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live1/8/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/26/2017)
Sundays Live presents FREE weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6:00PM on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Glendale Centre Theatre/Tim Dietlein - Glendale - Presents:Bye Bye Birdie2/17/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Come join us at the Glendale Centre Theatre for a night of fun with this classic musical. This show will transport you back to the 1950's with its Rock and Role music, upbeat dancing, and heartfelt story. Come and "Put on a Happy Face" by bringing the whole family to Bye Bye Birdie!
Rogue Machine Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Still Life3/4/2017 - 4/23/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Academy Award winner Alexander Dinelaris (BIRDMAN), and Broadway playwright (ON YOUR FEET), examines the causal link between ethics and success, life and death, art and redemption. How do we endure loss and rediscover the will to make something of our lives?
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts1/29/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/26/2017)
The Spreckels Organ is located in the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park.
Concerts are held every Sunday at 2 p.m. (for one hour) and on Monday evenings in summer (7:30 to 9:30 p.m.). No tickets are issued to concerts, because all concerts are free and open to the public.
Sun City Shadow Hills Performing Arts Club - Indio - Presents:Let's Murder Marsha3/23/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Sun City Shadow Hills Performing Arts Club presents "Let's Murder Marsha," a very funny, live comedy mystery from March 23-25 at 7 pm and on March 26 at 2 pm at the Sun City Shadow Hills Montecito Clubhouse, 80-888 Sun City Blvd., Indio, CA 92203.
“Let’s Murder Marsha” — a live, fast paced, bold, comedy mystery that has more twists and turns than a Coney Island Roller Coaster
Lamplighters Community Theatre - La Mesa - Presents:The Dresser3/17/2017 - 4/16/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
By Ronald Harwood
Directed by Steve Murdock
Produced by Jennifer McKenna
Based on the author's own experiences as dresser to Sir Donald Wolfit, this bracing, heartbreaking drama is an elegy to a by-gone era.
California Repertory Company - Long Beach - Presents:The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin3/10/2017 - 3/25/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
CSULB Theatre Arts
Sunny Southern California sets the stage for this coming-of-age musical about a bubbly black girl, Viveca, with a bright smile and a sunny disposition.
Hudson Guild Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:"Plasticity"1/28/2017 - 4/10/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
World premiere multimedia play
A comatose man re-emerges into consciousness in a multilayered, multimedia theatrical event about the miraculous power of the brain to re-wire and heal itself. Blending cutting-edge science with masterful storytelling, it’s a profound, often comedic tour of the collective unconscious.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series1/8/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/26/2017)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
Coachella Valley Repertory - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar3/8/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
A play that speaks to all of America - NOW!
“…Blistering social drama about the racial prejudices that secretly persist in progressive cultural circles.” – Variety
Winner! 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama
There will be a Q and A following each performance.
Santa Barbara Music Club - Santa Barbara - Presents:SB Music Club Free ConcertsSaturday, 3/25/2017
On SATURDAY, March 25 at 3pm, the Santa Barbara Music Club will present a free concert at the Faulkner Gallery in the downtown Santa Barbara Public Library.
The concert will feature pianist Leslie Cain in works by Mozart and Liszt and composer-pianist Eric Valinsky playing his own Diamond Sonata.
Falcon Theatre - Burbank - Presents:The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)3/22/2017 - 4/23/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
From the high-brow to the low, this fast-paced ride covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes to Shakespeare, Moliere to Vaudeville, Charlie Chaplin to The Daily Show. Find answers to the age-old questions, “Who’s on first?” and “Why did the chicken cross the road?” No joke is left untold as the talented trio deconstruct and put back together the entire history of comedy.
Circle X Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Liana and Ben2/18/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
LIANA AND BEN is a twisted, sexy, modern take on Faust. Our story begins with a not-so-chance encounter between a beautiful young woman and a dark, enigmatic stranger. Ben makes Liana an offer: he will keep her young and beautiful for 250 years if she can prove to him that humanity is worth saving. Now, Liana’s time is almost up and Ben demands his proof.
An 11:11 Experience - West Hollywood - Presents:Elevator The Play3/24/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
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?
The Victory Theatre Center - Burbank - Presents:Pie in the Sky3/17/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Starting with the crust and ending with the ping of a timer, two women bake an apple pie. Mama shares her recipe for life in the hopes that her daughter Dory will restart her own. Intimate, poignant, and often hilarious...you'll leave with a warmed heart...and maybe even a slice of warm pie!
Colony Theatre / Anthony Street Prod - Burbank - Presents:Italian Bred3/17/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
After sold out shows in NYC - Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show announces shows in Los Angeles at The Colony Theatre.
Written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island.
Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Building the Wall3/18/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
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.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:Cat On A Hot Tin Roof3/16/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
The Antaeus Theatre Company inaugurates the new Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale with a fully partner-cast production of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. In the steamy Mississippi Delta on a hot summer evening, members of a prominent Southern family are pushed to the brink when tender memories are relived and life altering secrets are revealed.
REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CALARTS Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:The Wooster Group: The Town Hall Affair3/22/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
The Wooster Group’s newest work THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR delves into the revolutionary fervor of feminist thinking and art “happenings” of 1970s New York. The piece is based on the Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker film Town Bloody Hall, a documentary of a 1971 panel which featured feminist thinkers and activists.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:Witness for the Prosecution1/27/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
The Group Rep presents Agatha Christie’s New York Critic’s Circle Award-winning play, Witness for the Prosecution, directed by Jules Aaron, featuring Guest Artist Salome Jens, a mystery about a man on trial for murder whose enigmatic wife is called as a “witness for the prosecution” whereupon a series of plot twists, deceptions and lies are dramatically uncovered.
Santa Monica College Theatre Arts - Santa Monica - Presents:Arcadia3/17/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
By Tom Stoppard
Winner of the 1995 New York Drama Critics' Circle and the 1994 Olivier Awards for Best Play, Tom Stoppard’s 'Arcadia' is set in Sidley Park, an English estate. The action shifts back and forth between the 19th century and present day, debating scientific, literary and romantic mysteries.
Native Voices - Los Angeles - Presents:Fairly Traceable3/10/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Fairly Traceable follows the journeys of a young Ponca man and a Chitimacha woman as they juggle personal and career ambitions with advocacy for the environment and the people they love.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Polish Music Center: Exploring the Avant-GardeSaturday, 3/25/2017
The adventurous gnarwhallaby ensemble uncovers facets of avant-garde expression in contemporary Polish music in works from such visionary composers as Tadeusz Baird, Henryk Mikolaj Górecki, Hanna Kulenty, Krzysztof Meyer, Boguslaw Schaeffer, and Witold Szalonek.
Moving Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:Apocalypse Play3/24/2017 - 4/15/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
It’s the end of the world…and I’m stuck with two of my exes.
One of them is a cannibal. The other's an actor...
It's the end of the world in Los Angeles. Well, everywhere, but definitely in Los Angeles, where Jane is stuck in a cramped apartment turned shelter with her ex, Chip. They think they're the last living souls on earth, until others start showing up at their doorstep.
Colonials: An American Shakespeare Company - Santa Monica - Presents:The Merchant of Venice3/23/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
This is a limited run of Shakespeare's beloved Comedy, The Merchant of Venice. While considered by many a "problem" play because of the conflict between the Christians of Venice and Shylock, The Merchant of Venice is the story of love in a flawed world. Filled with gorgeous language and an challenging story, Merchant of Venice is a perennial favorite!