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Son of Semele - Los Angeles - Presents:The Woman Who Went to Space as a Man10/27/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/13/2018)
A new experimental play with songs about the secret life of writer Alice B. Sheldon co-produced by Son of Semele
The Woman Who Went to Space as a Man – Part fact, part fever dream, and part musical, this captivating new work opens with Alice B. Sheldon – better known to sci-fi aficionados as author James Tiptree, Jr. – contemplating suicide.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:LA Chamber Orchestra's À LA CARTE Series10/23/2018 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Monday, 11/12/2018)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's LACO À La Carte Pairs International Cuisine with Intimate Salon Performances at Private Homes of Consuls General, Historic Locales and Luxurious Private Residences in Support of its Education and Community Engagement Programs
Chris Isaacson Presents - Hollywood - Presents:Leslie Jordan — ExposedSunday, 11/18/2018
Best known for his stand-out roles in "Sordid Lives," "American Horror Story," "The Help," and as the beloved Beverley Leslie on "Will & Grace," Leslie Jordan has charmed fans for over four decades. In Exposed, he invites the audience behind the scenes of his childhood and career, offering a charming and hilarious look back at his life experiences as a flamboyant youth raised as a Southern Baptist
The Victory Theatre Center - Burbank - Presents:Showpony9/28/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/16/2018)
In SHOWPONY five working women come to some real understanding of their separate cultures, through their common womanhood.
Ruskin Group Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:Paradise - A Divine Bluegrass Musical Comedy11/9/2018 - 11/17/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/16/2018)
Ruskin Group Theatre Presents A Bluegrass Musical Comedy with Live Band on Stage -
Created by National Lampoon Writers
"A show destined to take the country by storm...highly entertaining” - Broadway World
EXTENDED through November 17th!
Theatre Arts Department - Thousand Oaks - Presents:“Columbinus”11/15/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 11/15/2018)
Columbinus, a play sparked by the April 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, is a meeting of fact and fiction that illuminates the realities of adolescent culture by exploring the events surrounding the shootings. The play draws on discussions by parents, survivors and community leaders in Littleton as well as police evidence.
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Solana Beach - Presents:Holmes and Watson 10/17/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 11/14/2018)
North Coast Repertory Theatre is challenging even the most astute mystery buffs to solve the riddle posed by Holmes and Watson. Cleverly conceived by Jeffrey Hatcher, this West Coast premiere dares Dr. Watson to discern which of three men is the missing Sherlock Holmes. Fast-paced, thrilling and full of twists and turns, it promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats.
Coachella Valley Repertory - Rancho Mirage - Presents:How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel10/24/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/13/2018)
The play is a funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling relationship between a young girl and an older man.
How I Learned to Drive is a multi-award winning play, including the 1998 Pulitzer Prize. “Ms. Vogel has written a lovely, harrowing guide to the crippling persistence of one woman’s memories.” – NY Times
Rogue Machine Theatre - Venice - Presents:Oppenheimer10/26/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 11/18/2018)
It’s 1939, in Berkeley, California, theoretical physicists recognize the horrendous potential of this new science: a weapon that draws its power from the very building blocks of the universe. Ambitious and charismatic, J. Robert Oppenheimer finds himself uniquely placed to spearhead the largest scientific undertaking in all of human history, the Manhattan Project and the atomic bomb.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Steambath10/20/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/16/2018)
Comedian/actor Paul Rodriguez stars in a revival of Bruce Jay Friedman's razor-sharp comedy at Odyssey Theatre.
What if God turned out to be a Puerto Rican steam bath attendant, assisted by a butler named Gottlieb?
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:The Little Foxes10/18/2018 - 12/10/2018 (next performance: Monday, 11/12/2018)
Set in the Deep South of 1900, where women have scant options and men seem to hold all the power, Regina Giddens will stop at nothing — even blackmail — to wrest the family business away from her scheming brothers.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Cost of Living10/17/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Monday, 11/12/2018)
The West Coast premiere of Martyna Majoks gripping and surprisingly funny play, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize.
Achingly human, and surprisingly funny! The Fountain Theatre presents the West Coast premiere of Cost of Living, the 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Martyna Majok.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The TEN Tenors11/20/2018 - 11/25/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/20/2018)
Wish You Were Here
The most popular group in the history of the McCallum Theatre (30 sold-out shows and counting!) returns for six spectacular shows. Whether this is your first time or thirty-first, The TEN Tenors will dazzle you with their vocal prowess and delight you with their choreography and Australian humor.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Bach's Magnificat | Los Angeles Master ChoraleSunday, 11/18/2018
Bach's "Magnificat" is paired with Reena Esmail's "This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity."
Performed by the LA Master Chorale, conducted by Grant Gershon.
Musco Center - Orange - Presents:Sarah Chang, Violin and Julio Elizalde, PianoSunday, 11/18/2018
“Her gifts are at a level so removed from the rest of us that all we can do is feel the appropriate awe and then ponder upon the mysteries of nature.” – The New York Times
Already a renowned star by age eight, Sarah Chang continues her quest for perfection and is recognized today as one of the foremost violinists of our time.
Glendale Youth Orchestra - Glendale - Presents:Glendale Youth Orchestra - 30th Anniversary Season OpenerSunday, 11/18/2018
The Glendale Youth Orchestra (GYO) is celebrating its 30th Anniversary Season. 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.
Los Angeles Youth Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Youth Orchestra Fall 2018 Concerts11/18/2018 - 11/19/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 11/18/2018)
The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, conducted by Founder and Artistic Director Russell Steinberg, presents the Fall 2018 concerts, titled ‘Eroica, A Tribute to Ruth Borun’ on Sunday, November 18 at 4:00pm at UCLA Schoenberg Hall and on Monday, November 19 at 7:30pm at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena.
Performing and Visual Arts - Pasadena - Presents:The Caltech Orchestra - Fall Concerts11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 11/17/2018)
The Caltech Orchestra under the direction of Allen Robert Gross will present its first concerts of the 2018-2019 season on Saturday, November 17 at 2:30 pm and Sunday, November 18 at 3:30. Both concerts take place in Ramo Auditorium, Caltech and are free to the public.
Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Nutcracker PreludeSaturday, 11/17/2018
Featuring Youth Ballet and Dance Academy students performing excerpts accompanied by musicians from the Conservatory of Music and the Community School of Performing Arts.
The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Johnny MathisSaturday, 11/17/2018
The legendary singer brings his “Voice of Romance” tour to The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa.
Johnny Mathis returns to The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa to perform some of his greatest hits and personal favorites, as The Show celebrates its tenth year.
Pasadena Symphony - Pasadena - Presents:Bernstein & CoplandSaturday, 11/17/2018
Celebrate Bernstein’s centennial with hits from On the Town to West Side Story plus the best from his friends and contemporaries with Copland, Barber and more. Sphinx laureate Melissa White shines on violin. Performances at 2pm and 8pm.
Hailstork An American Port of Call
Bernstein West Side Story Selections
Barber Violin Concerto
Copland Billy the Kid Suite
Bernstein On the Waterfront
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Glendale - Presents:beethoven’s “pastoral”11/16/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/16/2018)
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Led by Guest Conductor David Danzmayr, Presents Program of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral,” Korngold's Straussiana and Violinist Jennifer Koh on Ligeti’s Violin Concerto
Friday, November 16, 2018, 8 pm, CSUN’s The Soraya
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 8 pm, Glendale’s Alex Theatre
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 7 pm, UCLA’s Royce Hall
SMC Dance Department - Santa Monica - Presents:Global Motion Fall 2018 Performance11/16/2018 - 11/17/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/16/2018)
Santa Monica College Dance Department Presents Global Motion - World Dance Company Fall 2018 Performance at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.
Type of Dance: Salsa, Hip Hop, Waltz, Indonesian, Korean, etc.
College of the Arts, CSULB - Long Beach - Presents:Fusion: A Collaboration of Dance, Live Music and Chorus11/16/2018 - 11/17/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/16/2018)
Fusion—A Collaboration of Dance, Live Orchestra and Chorus, features three premieres by faculty choreographers Rebecca Bryant, Rebecca Lemme, Julio Medina, and Andrew Vaca and Gloria by guest choreographer Mark Morris, performed in collaboration with the Bob Cole Conservatory Symphony and CSULB Chamber Choir.
LA Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:Sisters Matsumoto11/16/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Friday, 11/16/2018)
L.A. Theatre Works records four performances of this deeply moving play, ever more timely in our current anti-immigrant climate, for radio, podcast and online streaming. Playwright Philip Kan Gotanda, and actor/activist George Takei will lead a panel discussion after the Saturday matinee.
Diversionary Theatre - San Diego - Presents:This Beautiful City11/8/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 11/15/2018)
Created by The Civilians
Written by Steven Cosson & Jim Lewis
Music & Lyrics by Michael Friedman
Directed by Matt M. Morrow
Join Diversionary Theatre in the 10th Anniversary Production and San Diego premiere of This Beautiful City!
UCI Music - Irvine - Presents:UCI Jazz Small GroupsWednesday, 11/14/2018
The UCI undergraduate jazz program presents its quarterly concert to showcase the small group student ensembles. There will be several groups under the direction of the jazz faculty. Please join us for an evening of exciting music and improvisation.
The Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:Three Pianos, Six HandsWednesday, 11/14/2018
Waring Artistic Director / concert pianist John Bayless joins Three Waring competition prize winners to perform evergreens composed / arranged for four and six hands on three concert grand pianos. Tchaikovsky, Rossini, Bach, Mozart and more.
"Not to be missed - we will be there. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Strings Showcase: Studio ShowcaseWednesday, 11/14/2018
Students of USC Thornton's myriad Strings studios showcase their talents in performance.
Musco Center - Orange - Presents:Pilobolus: Come To Your SensesWednesday, 11/14/2018
Pilobolus’s Come to Your Senses is a multisensory experience, featuring live performances of onstage Pilobolus works alongside transmedia digital creations. In this brand new repertory show, we invite audiences to come back to their senses …and explore the connection between the human body and the analog world around us.
UCI Drama - Irvine - Presents:Legally Blonde11/10/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 11/14/2018)
Everyone underestimates Elle Woods (herself included), but when she heads to Harvard to win back her boyfriend, she finds much more in store for her future. Tackling stereotypes, harassment, and scandal, Elle learns that through realizing her promise – while staying true to herself – she can effect positive change… and still look fabulous doing it!
Nebula Dance Lab - Santa Barbara - Presents:HelixWednesday, 11/14/2018
Enter a world where dreaming takes flight in this collaborative dance exploration featuring guest performances by Santa Barbara Centre for Aerial Dance, Santa Barbara Dance Theater, alongside new Nebula works by Meredith Cabaniss & Indy award-winning choreographer Shelby Lynn Joyce.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Symphonic Band Concert Wednesday, 11/14/2018
The Hilbert Museum of California Art, in association with Musco Center for the Arts - Orange - Presents:How The Grinch Stole ChristmasWednesday, 11/14/2018
Chuck Jones, Dr. Seuss and the making of an animated classic
Screening of the 1966 animated half-hour animated holiday special and behind-the-scenes footage, followed by a panel discussion and audience Q&A. Introduction by Mary Platt, Director, Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University.
Albert Alva, director - Orange - Presents:Big Band and Jazz Combo with Barbara MorrisonTuesday, 11/13/2018
The Chapman University Big Band & Jazz Combo fire up for an evening of jazz favorites and big-band swing with special guest vocalist and jazz and blues legend Barbara Morrison.
Free post-show community reception!
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:A Bronx Tale11/6/2018 - 11/25/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/13/2018)
Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s- where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be.
Bursting with high-energy dance numbers and original doo-wop tunes from Alan Menken, the songwriter of Beauty and the Beast, A BRONX TALE is an unforgettable story of loyalty and family.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Compagnie Käfig, PixelTuesday, 11/13/2018
Precision, energy, speed, power – France’s acclaimed Compagnie Käfig merges elements of Brazilian urban dance and capoeira with hip hop, modern dance and circus arts in its breakneck productions.
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Valley of the Heart11/6/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/13/2018)
An epic story of love, family, and country
The Yamaguchis and the Montaños are two immigrant families struggling to provide a future for their American-born children after the Great Depression on the farmland they share. But as their oldest children fall in love—secretly—the attack on Pearl Harbor throws these Mexican and Japanese American families into uncertainty and turmoil.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Jazz SingersTuesday, 11/13/2018
Andreas Preponis, director
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Thornton EdgeTuesday, 11/13/2018
The USC Thornton Edge, the new music group led by Donald Crockett, presents a program of recent music from the United States, including Lightenings by Thornton alumna Elizabeth Ogonek, and music for large ensemble by David Dzubay.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 11/1/2018 - 12/29/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 11/13/2018)
Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 21st incredible year, the family favorite features the songs “Santa for a Day,” “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” and “Welcome, Christmas (Fah Who Doraze),” the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Celebrate the holidays
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:European Avant-GardeTuesday, 11/13/2018
LA Phil New Music Group
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Francesco Filidei, organ
About This Performance
Principal Guest Conductor Mälkki taps leading European composers for a night of cutting-edge composition, with five world premieres commissioned by the LA Phil.
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:Todd Wilson, OrganistMonday, 11/12/2018
Regarded across America and around the world as one of today’s finest concert organists, Todd Wilson is head of the Organ Department at The Cleveland Institute of Music. We enjoy him each year at the Segerstrom Music Center with the Christmas Organ and Brass concert. Hear him in full recital on the 4000+ pipes of the Aeolian-Skinner organ of the Arboretum at Christ Cathedral.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Classical Guitar Masterclass with Pepe Romero11/12/2018 - 11/13/2018 (next performance: Monday, 11/12/2018)
Classical guitar master and Thornton faculty member Pepe Romero offers an up-close glimpse into his renowned artistry in three masterclasses.
Romero is the second son of "The Royal Family of the Guitar." His contributions to the field of classical guitar have inspired a number of distinguished composers to write works specifically for him, including Joaquín Rodrigo, Federico Moreno Torroba, Rev.
Athenaeum Music and Arts Library - San Diego - Presents:Athenaeum Mini-Concert at the LyceumMonday, 11/12/2018
The Odeum Guitar Duo will be performing for this noon mini-concert
Two experienced classical guitarists, Fred Benedetti and Robert Wetzel, make up the Odeum Guitar Duo.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz Night: CreSCendo & ALAJEMonday, 11/12/2018
ALAJE, the USC Thornton Afro-Latin American Jazz Ensemble, teams with the CreSCendo vocal jazz ensemble for an unforgettable evening of standards and contemporary jazz.
UCLA's Center for the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA) - Los Angeles - Presents:UnCabaret 25th Anniversary Show & CelebrationSunday, 11/18/2018
L.A.’s legendary UnCabaret celebrates 25 years of wildly fun, idiosyncratic and intimate performance with this one-time-only evening of live comedy, music and never-before-seen footage from the vault. Guests include alumni Julia Sweeney, Janeane Garofalo, Bob Odenkirk, Greg Behrendt, Rebecca Corry, Alex Edelman, Allee Willis, Andy Kindler, Maria Bamford and many more to be announced, hosted by creatrix Beth Lapides with musical director Mitch Kaplan.
The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music @ Cal State Long Beach - Long Beach - Presents:Composers' Guild Presents: 3 Minute Wonders with C3LA ChorusWednesday, 11/14/2018
The evening’s program includes is a series of miniature new works, each one roughly three minutes long and written specifically for C3LA, the Contemporary Choral Collective of Los Angeles, by members of the CSULB Composers’ Guild.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:The Bitter Game11/14/2018 - 11/17/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 11/14/2018)
Created, Written & Performed by Keith A. Wallace
Co-Created by Deborah Stein
Directed by Malika Oyetimein
With its five acts structured as the four quarters and overtime of a basketball game, The Bitter Game tells the story of Jamel Smith, who witnesses a neighborhood act of violence as a child and later must learn to navigate his interactions with police.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free5/9/2018 - 12/26/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 11/14/2018)
Experience organists from around the Archdiocese, as they play on the Cathedral's acclaimed forty-two ton organ, which has the power to make the Cathedral vibrate, enabling the assembly to not only hear the music, but also feel it, making the experience all the more powerful, emotionally, as well as physically.
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