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Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Teatro alla Scala Ballet Company: Giselle7/28/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 7/28/2017)
When a young peasant girl discovers her lover is betrothed to another, she dies of grief, only to be enlisted by the vengeful Wilis, a ghostly army of maidens who haunt the forests, dancing to death any male mortal who crosses their path. After her beloved wanders into their grasp, Giselle carries out the ultimate act of love to free him from his fate.
Compulsion Dance and Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Songs From An Unmade Bed7/28/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 7/28/2017)
Songs from an Unmade Bed explores the experiences (romantic, sexual and otherwise) of gay men living in the city. Lyricist Mark Campbell worked with eighteen composers (one per song) to create a unique musical revue, accompanied by piano and cello, with gorgeous songs that range from funny, poignant, melancholy and ultimately hopeful about life and love.
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:LIBERA! in concert at Christ CathedralFriday, 7/28/2017
Libera, the internationally known boys choir from the United Kingdom will for the first time perform at Christ Cathedral. With shimmering, mystical chords and ecstatic harmonies, they are unlike any other group you have ever heard. These are truly sounds to lift the soul. Celestial sounds for a new time.
Dream Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:"Opera Forever" ConcertSaturday, 7/29/2017
Conducted by Artistic Director Daniel Suk, the Dream Orchestra presents the “Opera Forever” concert benefit for the Dream Orchestra with guest artists Soprano Angel Blue, Soprano Lauren Michelle, Baritone Kihun Yoon and Bass-Baritone Nicolas Brownlee.
The Music Center - Los Angeles - Presents:BalletNow7/28/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 7/28/2017)
Guest curator and international ballerina Tiler Peck leads an exciting roster of dance superstars for three distinct performances. Peck brings exquisite grace, energy and unmatched artistry, from her Southern California beginnings, to her meteoric rise as one of the youngest principal dancers of the New York City Ballet.
John Anson Ford Theatres - Hollywood - Presents:Big World Fun: Versa-Style Dance CompanySaturday, 7/29/2017
Prepare to get down as you join Versa-Style Dance Company for a high-energy journey through the history of street dance around the world. This dynamic performance features hip-hop social dances like popping, locking, breaking and house, along with salsa, West African dance and merengue, highlighting how the love of dance brings communities together.
Festival of Arts - Laguna Beach - Presents:Pageant of the Masters7/7/2017 - 8/31/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 7/25/2017)
The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. This uber-creative, one-of-a-kind show combines theater, performance art and art history. Each evening, classic and contemporary works of art are faithfully re-created with theatrical illusion and real people posing as living pictures.
Pasadena POPS - Pasadena - Presents:Michael Feinstein Sings Swing!Saturday, 7/29/2017
Celebrating Swing, the Rat Pack and more!
It’s quintessential Feinstein singing the best songs from the Kings of Swing: Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and more.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Heisenberg6/28/2017 - 8/6/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 7/25/2017)
Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck. This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game.
Featuring Denis Arndt (The Night Alive, Basic Instinct) and Tony® and Emmy® winner Mary-Louise Parker (Proof, Weeds).
Irvine Barclay Theatre and National Choreographers Initiative - Irvine - Presents:National Choreographers Initiative 2017Saturday, 7/29/2017
Be there for the birth of four new ballets created as part of the intensive 3-week process of the National Choreographers Initiative.
Artistic Director, Molly Lynch invites four choreographers, as well as sixteen professional dancers from ballet companies across the country, to participate.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Mirga & La MerTuesday, 8/1/2017
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, conductor
Beatrice Rana, piano
ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
What a treat to hear Mirga bring out all the colors and life in La mer, the great Impressionist symphony and one of Debussy’s supreme achievements!
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:King of the Yees7/9/2017 - 8/6/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 7/25/2017)
At once bitingly hilarious and heartbreakingly honest, King of the Yees is an epic joyride across cultural, national, and familial borders that explores what it truly means to be a Yee.
"The lead actors are brilliant" - Performing Arts LIVE
Idyllwild Arts Foundation - Idyllwild - Presents:24th Annual Idyllwild Arts Jazz In The Pines8/12/2017 - 8/13/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 8/12/2017)
The 24th Annual Idyllwild Arts "JAZZ IN THE PINES" outdoor music festival will be held once again on the grounds of Idyllwild Arts Academy in Idyllwild, California. This year's event, to take place on August 12 & August 13th, will offer something for every Jazz, Blues, and R & B lover, featuring continuous music on three stages. Featuring more than two dozen performers.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Hershey Felder's "Our Great Tchaikovsky"7/19/2017 - 8/13/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 7/25/2017)
Come join Hershey Felder and the Wallis to celebrate the life and music of Piotr Tchaikovsky
"Hershey Felder is a gifted storyteller, pianist and entertainer. This could be his finest. Don't miss it. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Welk Resort Theatre - Escondido - Presents:The Music Man5/11/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 7/27/2017)
By far, one of the most beloved musicals of all time! The MUSIC MAN is family entertainment at its best!
SONGS INCLUDE “76 Trombones,” “Trouble,” “Til There Was You” and “Shipoopi!”
SDYS - San Diego - Presents:International Youth Symphony Concert at Spreckels PavilionTuesday, 7/25/2017
Every summer, this unique program brings together gifted musicians from around the world with exceptional SDYS musicians and SDYS Music Director, Jeff Edmons, for an intensive and top quality orchestral music experience.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:At the Old Place 7/5/2017 - 7/31/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 7/25/2017)
Intimate New Play
At the Old Place
July 5 - 30, 2017
By Rachel Bonds
Directed by Jaime Castañeda
In her mid-40s and facing a breaking point, a literature professor returns to her childhood home in Virginia only to discover two young people camped out on her lawn.
Gregory Cherninsky - Beverly Hills - Presents:Beverly Hills International Music Festival Sunday, 7/30/2017
Beverly Hills International Music Festival was founded in 2004 to bring the best of classical chamber music to a city. Since the first Festival that impression of Beverly Hills has changed. The 10-day festival involves 7 separate concerts each themed to a different classical repertoire.
Junior University Musical Theatre - San Bernardino - Presents:Peter Pan7/21/2017 - 8/5/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 7/25/2017)
An original William R. Dixon musical adaptation.
This William R. Dixon musical adaptation of Peter Pan will transport you to a land of Pirates, Lost Boys and Indians. As with all of Mr. Dixon’s shows, this one is filled with the music and laughter that have become a family tradition.
iPalpiti Artists International - Los Angeles - Presents:Festival 2017: iPalpiti Orchestra Grand Finale at Disney Concert HallSaturday, 7/29/2017
The grand finale at Walt Disney Concert Hall on July 29 will present a MAJESTIC CLASSICS programs of Schubert, Mozart, and Beethoven. Included will be Mozart's Adagio and Fuga - a rare chance to hear this foreboding and mysterious composition as well as the beloved Sinfonia Concertante for violin (Samuel Nebyu) and viola (Juan-Miguel Hernandez).
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Born for This7/11/2017 - 8/6/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 7/25/2017)
Book by BeBe Winans and Charles Randolph-Wright
Featuring Original Music and Lyrics by BeBe Winans
Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright
Choreography by Warren Adams
Festival Mozaic - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Festival Mozaic Picnic in the CourtyardSaturday, 7/29/2017
Need a quick bite between shows? Join Festival friends for a quick and easy outdoor meal between events with a casual, laid-back picnic dinner featuring menu items from SLO Provisions.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Guys and Dolls7/2/2017 - 8/13/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 7/25/2017)
Guys and Dolls tops Entertainment Weekly’s list of the Greatest Musicals of All Time, and for good reason: it’s everything we love in musical theatre. Now fast-rising director/choreographer Josh Rhodes returns to the Globe to direct our first-ever production of this Broadway masterpiece. Nathan Detroit needs some serious dough to keep his “oldest established permanent floating crap game” going.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Parade6/30/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 7/27/2017)
Amid religious intolerance, political injustice and racial tension, this stirring Tony Award-winning musical explores the endurance of love and hope against all the odds. In 1913, Leo Frank, a Jew living in Georgia, was put on trial for the murder of a 13-year-old girl. Armed with a rousing score and a powerful script, Parade takes an unflinching look into the darkest corners of America's history.
Occidental College Children's Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:Dracula and the Beanstalk7/6/2017 - 8/19/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 7/27/2017)
Each summer Occidental Children's Theater brings you a wacky, fun and critically acclaimed show. This summer we bring you Dracula and the Beanstalk and three folktales from around the world. We also have a popular acting camp for children, the Summer Institute of Fun where the kids get to learn the performance techniques from our summer show.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris7/1/2017 - 8/27/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 7/27/2017)
A powerful and bold theatrical experience that was an overwhelming success off-Broadway, this revue of Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel’s songs pays tribute to his unique genius through August 27 at the Odyssey Theatre.
OB Playhouse - San Diego - Presents:Avenue Q7/7/2017 - 9/17/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 7/27/2017)
Winner of the 2004 Tony® Award for best musical, 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. Avenue Q has been labeled as a Sesame Street like show.....for adults. While there are endearing puppets, THIS SHOW IS NOT FOR CHILDREN, but for mature audiences due to adult themes and strong language.
Laguna Playhouse - Laguna - Presents:Hairspray7/9/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 7/26/2017)
It’s 1962 and Hairspray’s big, bold heroine Tracy Turnblad twists, ponys and mashed potatoes her way to Baltimore stardom, while fighting for integration on a local TV dance show. Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, HAIRSPRAY knocks your bobby socks off with spectacular songs, energetic dancing, and an uplifting story for all ages!
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Animal Crackers7/5/2017 - 8/13/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 7/26/2017)
Based on the original Marx Brothers Broadway hit and film classic, this adaptation of Animal Crackers is an outrageous, rollicking, laugh-out-loud musical comedy, complete with audience participation!
Grand Performances - Los Angeles - Presents:2017 Grand Performances7/1/2017 - 9/22/2017 (next performance: Friday, 7/28/2017)
Grand Performances, whose cross-discipline and cross-cultural fare at California Plaza have long been a staple of downtown L.A. culture, has announced its 2017 lineup of music, dance, theater, film, spoken word and children’s entertainment for the summer.
The concerts are free.
Covina Concert Band - Covina - Presents:Covina Concert Band summer concert series6/29/2017 - 8/3/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 7/27/2017)
The Covina Concert Band presents a series of six concerts during the summer with a different theme each Thursday evening starting at 7:30 -9:00pm
Echo Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:The Cake6/28/2017 - 8/6/2017 (next performance: Friday, 7/28/2017)
Debra Jo Rupp (That ’70s Show) heads cast in the world premiere of Bekah Brunstetter’s ‘The Cake’ at the Echo Theater Company.
Faith, family and frosting collide in a touching and timely new play by Bekah Brunstetter (NBC’s This Is Us). The Echo Theater Company continues its 20th Anniversary Season with the world premiere of The Cake
UCLA Center for 17th & 18th Century Studies - Los Angeles - Presents:Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival: iPalpiti SoloistsThursday, 7/27/2017
Peter Mezo, violin
Stephanie Appelhans, violin
Victor de Almeida, viola
Francisco Vila, cello
Ofer Canetti, cello
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)
Quintet in C Major, D. 956
Allegro ma non troppo
Scherzo. Presto-Trio. Andante sostenuto
iPalpiti Artists International - Beverly Hills - Presents:Festival 2017: iPalpiti Soloists at Greystone Mansion in Beverly HillsWednesday, 7/26/2017
iPalpiti Soloists Peter Mezo, Victor de Almeida, Francisco Villa, Stephanie Appelhans, Ofer Canetti, and Jacopo Giacopuzzi perform pieces by Dohnanyi and Tchaikovsky as part of the iPalpiti 2017 Festival schedule.
Festival Mozaic - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Festival Mozaic Orchestra Series: Classical EvolutionWednesday, 7/26/2017
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 1 in C major, op. 21
Festival Mozaic - Morro Bay - Presents:Festival Mozaic Midday Mini-Concert: Grace Park & Noam ElkiesTuesday, 7/25/2017
J.S. Bach - Violin Partita No. 3 in E major, BWV 1006
J S. Bach - Keyboard Partita No. 1 in B-flat major, BWV 825
Mozart - Violin Sonata No. 33 in E-flat major, K. 581
Festival Mozaic - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Festival Mozaic Chamber Series: Beethoven QuartetsTuesday, 7/25/2017
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 1 in F major, op. 18
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 10 in E-flat major, op. 74 “Harp”
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 14 in C# minor, op. 131