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California Repertory Company - Long Beach - Presents:Good Boys and True4/28/2017 - 5/13/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/2/2017)
The privileged life of a high school senior at St. Joe’s School for Boys threatens to collapse when a disturbing video circulates around campus. Social class, abuse, and sexuality simmer beneath the surface of the resulting scandal taking an unexpected turn when the boy’s family is confronted with unsettling truths about their son.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Senior Clarinet RecitalMonday, 5/1/2017
Matthew Dearie, clarinet
This event is free and open to the public.
San Diego Junior Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Wizard of Oz 4/28/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Orphan Dorothy Gale feels misunderstood by her Uncle Henry and Auntie Em and yearns to be far away. Whisked away in a tornado to the land of Oz, Dorothy unwittingly upsets the Wicked Witch of the West and unleashes her wrath.
Directed by Carlos Mendoza
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:I Dream of Chang & Eng4/29/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
I Dream of Chang & Eng tells the story of Chang and Eng Bunker, the original “Siamese twins,” whose early lives were spent touring in a 'freak' exhibition. Charismatic and canny, they bought out their contract and toured around the world. Singled out as “freaks” by conventional society, they got the last laugh as they used this label to their own gain.
Cerritos College - Norwalk - Presents:It Ain't Nothin' But the BLUES4/28/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 5/4/2017)
A musical Revue of the BLUES
This incredible musical was written and created to tell the history and evolution of the Blues music, how it began from African beats and rhythms and what is now known as “traditionals”. Without the blues, there would be no modern Country & Western, Rhythm & Blues, Rock and Roll, Hip Hop or Rap.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Benjamin GrosvenorSunday, 4/30/2017
The Wallis is honored to host the Los Angeles debut of Grosvenor in a vast program of sonatas by Mozart, Beethoven and Scriabin.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:On The 20th Century3/9/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
A Madcap Musical Comedy!
"Old-fashioned musical comedy magic" - USA Today
"The show is a nonstop delight." - The New York Post
Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:IT'S TIME3/17/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Written and Performed by Paul Linke Directed by Edward Edwards.
"A wise, perceptive, and astonishing show... when it is this good, theater is what I always thought it should be: the highest of arts." - Sylvie Drake, Theatre Critic.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Concert #8Sunday, 5/7/2017
- A. BEACH & S. BARBER: Songs for Soprano & Piano
- S. BARBER: "Adagio" for Strings in B Flat minor
- R. CLARKE: Piano Trio
- R. CLARKE: Three movements for two Violins & Piano
- A. BEACH: Piano Quintet in F Sharp minor Op 67
Elissa JOHNSTON, Soprano,
Tereza STANISLAV & Ambroise AUBRUN, Violins,
Jonathan MOERSCHEL, Viola,
Eric BYERS, Cello,
Inna FALIKS, Piano.
AAP - Food Samaritans - Palm Springs - Presents:'Evening Under the Stars’ Saturday, 5/6/2017
Dust off your dancing shoes for this 24th annual event! Evening Under the Stars will feature a performance by the iconic Motown group Martha Reeves & the Vandellas that had, in their heyday, more than 26 hits and were a constant presence on the music charts, as well as on television and in top music venues across the US and abroad.
St James Sunday Concerts - Tarzana - Presents:Jazz Standards and the Great American SongbookSunday, 4/30/2017
St. James Sunday Concerts is pleased to present “Jazz Standards and the Great American Songbook” featuring the Sherman Oaks Melon Farmers on Sunday, April 30 at 4 PM.
Players include Oliver Steinberg, bass Cliff Lott, piano Andy Rubin, drums and Gordon Theil, trombone.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Punk Rock3/25/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Teen angst erupts in fiercely funny "Punk Rock"
Seven teens at an English prep school tangle with the pressures of love, sex, bullying and college entrance exams, revealing the confusion, disconnect and latent savagery simmering beneath the surface.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Wagner’s Ring4/28/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Swiss conductor and Music Director of the Paris Opéra Philippe Jordan leads a veritable “best of” Wagner’s massive Ring of the Nibelung, a musical milestone in Western civilization.
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Citizen: An American Lyric4/28/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Fountain Theatre’s Citizen: An American Lyric, a meditation on race that fuses poetry, prose, movement, music and the video image, is a provocative stage adaptation of Claudia Rankine’s internationally acclaimed book of poetry about everyday acts of racism in America adapted by playwright and Fountain Theatre Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs and directed by Shirley Jo Finney.
Coachella Valley Repertory - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Later Life4/26/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
A play By A.R. Gurney
Directed by Luke Yankee
Austin has spent his entire life convinced that something terrible is bound to happen to him.
“Charmingly clever yet immeasurably touching.” – NY Post
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Tosca at LA Opera4/22/2017 - 5/13/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
A fiery prima donna is forced to play a role she never imagined when she becomes trapped between her allegiance to her rebel lover and the scheming of a treacherous police chief who will stop at nothing in his lust for her. The explosive triangle comes to a hair-raising conclusion in one of opera's bloodiest, most intense dramas.
L.A. Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:Act One4/27/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Mark Jude Sullivan, Jane Kaczmarek and Jon Tenney head the cast when L.A. Theatre Works records James Lapine’s stage adaptation of Moss Hart’s ‘Act One’ live-in-performance for radio broadcast and online download.
Five performances, April 27-30, at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater.
Katy Skyrud - Coronado - Presents:Singin’ In The Rain: In Concert4/28/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Only Three Performances
Based on the MGM Film
Screenplay and Adaptation Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
Director & Musical Director: Rayme Sciaroni
Making a splash on the Coronado Playhouse stage in a concert-version performance!
A Noise Within Theatre - Pasadena - Presents:Man of La Mancha3/26/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Dream the impossible dream with the wandering hidalgo in this quintessential tale about the resilience of the human spirit, and the power of storytelling when faced with insurmountable odds.
Written by Dale Wasserman • Music by Mitch Leigh • Lyrics by Joe Darion
Directed by Julia Rodriguez-Elliott
Dance Camera West - Los Angeles - Presents:16th Annual Dance Media Film Festival4/20/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Committed to fostering and promoting the vibrant art of dance and dance on film from around the globe, Dance Camera West presents the 16th Annual Dance Media Festival, a public event incorporating dance explored through film and live performance.
UCLA’s Fowler Museum, Glorya Kaufman Hall UCLA, and Royce Hall from April 20-23, 2017 and at the Santa Monica Pier
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:Dance MFA Concerts4/28/2017 - 5/6/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Come experience new works by graduate student choreographers as they present a culmination of their academic education at CTSA and perform the final shows of the dance season.
Free of charge
Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Building the Wall3/18/2017 - 6/18/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
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.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Wade in the WaterSunday, 4/30/2017
Robert Shaw’s Amazing Grace, Randall Thompson’s Alleluia, Moses Hogan’s Wade in the Water and other spiritual music of renewal.
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:The Legend of Georgia McBride4/14/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
After years of struggling at a small-time club in the Florida Panhandle, Casey realizes it’s now or never for his career as an Elvis impersonator. Enter Miss Tracy Mills, a self-proclaimed grand dame of drag who guarantees Casey’s life is about to get “all shook up.”
"Plenty of laughs guaranteed.The cast is brilliant. A FEATURED event.GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts1/29/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
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.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series1/8/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Yo-Yo Ma – Edgar Meyer – Chris ThileTuesday, 5/2/2017
“[Yo-Yo Ma] may be the greatest cellist in the world and, some would argue, the greatest cellist ever.” The Washington Post
“[Edgar Meyer is] the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively unchronicled history of his instrument.” The New Yorker
“Chris Thile [is a] devilishly dexterous and eclectic American mandolin player.” The Guardian (U.K.)
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:Chamber Music at the Athenaeum: Los Angeles Philharmonic OctetTuesday, 5/2/2017
The world premiere of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Octet
Chapman University Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music - Orange - Presents:Big Band & Jazz ComboTuesday, 5/2/2017
Jump, jive and boogie as the Chapman Big Band & Jazz Combo pays tribute to the music of Louie Bellson. Considered "The World's Greatest Drummer" by Duke Ellington, Louie was also a prolific composer, and the inventor of the double bass drum. Directed by Albert Alva.
Glendale City Church - Glendale - Presents:Pianist CHARLES FIERRO: Debussy Preludes/Free Admission Glendale Noon ConcertsWednesday, 5/3/2017
FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday, MAY 3, 2017 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
CHARLES FIERRO Piano Recital
DEBUSSY: SELECTED PRELUDES, Book 1
The Dancers of Delphi
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
What the West Wind Saw
The Engulfed Cathdral
The Interrupted Serenade
The Hills of Anacapri
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Santa Monica - Presents:"Roll Over Beethoven" by John AdamsThursday, 5/4/2017
LA Chamber Orchestra Presents West Coast Premiere of "Roll Over Beethoven" by John Adams
Evening Includes Q&A Moderated by NPR’s Renée Montagne and Features Special Guest Joanne Pearce Martin, Piano, and LACO Concertmaster Margaret Batjer and Principal Cello Andrew Shulman
Pala Casino Spa & Resort - Pala - Presents:Gabriel Iglesias, Fluffymania: 20 Years of Comedy TourThursday, 5/4/2017
That "fluffy" funnyman, Gabriel Iglesias, will return to the Events Center stage with his "Fluffymania: 20 Years of Comedy Tour"
His high-octane, sold-out show is always a highlight of Pala's entertainment season and with the "Fluffymania: 20 Years of Comedy Tour" he again will host and perform new material and feature an array of diverse comedians he has personally selected.
Dance Resource Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Homegrown 5/4/2017 - 5/6/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 5/4/2017)
Three choreographers/companies each run.
May 2017 Artists!
B. Dunn Movement
Critical Mass Dance Company
The beauty of LA dance is that choreographers/companies don't wait to get permission to make and show work. The beast?
The Hennings-Fischer Foundation and the Los Angeles Breakfast Club - Burbank - Presents:Burbank Philharmonic presents Symphonic FavoritesSaturday, 5/6/2017
Classic orchestra program opening with Mozart's popular Marriage of Figaro Overture, followed by the rarely heard Goldmark Violin Concerto, featuring soloist Alexis Hatch, and concluding with Brahms' beautiful and majestic Second Symphony. Admission and parking are free.
Chalk Repertory Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Chalk Repertory Theatre creates AESTHESIASaturday, 5/6/2017
A sensational evening of immersive theatrical experiences to benefit the art and community of Chalk Repertory Theatre
California Chamber Orchestra association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Classics at the Merc - Sunday2/19/2017 - 6/25/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 5/14/2017)
Classics at The Merc is a monthly chamber recital series co-produced by the California Chamber Orchestra and Temecula Presents.
Every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sunday afternoon we feature an individual musician or small ensemble performing a wide range of music. Our performers are all working professional musicians or advanced conservatory students.
Timeless Productions in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Dixieland at the Merc - Sunday2/19/2017 - 6/18/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 5/21/2017)
Dixieland at The Merc is a monthly show dedicated to bringing the best of local and regional Dixieland talent to Old Town Temecula. The host band, Timeless (The Music You Remember) anchors the show on the third Sunday of every month. In addition, guest artists and guest bands are invited each month to provide variety and a breadth of experience to the show's audience of young and old alike.
The Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges - Claremont - Presents:The Claremont Concert Orchestra & Choirs4/29/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
David Cubek, conductor and orchestral preparation
David Rentz, choral preparation
The choirs and orchestra of the Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, and Scripps Colleges, in collaboration with the Chamber Choir of Chaffey College and guest soloists, will perform Mozart’s renowned Requiem in D minor.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:The Originalist4/11/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
When a bright, liberal law school graduate embarks on a nerve-wracking clerkship with Justice Antonin Scalia, she discovers him to be both an infuriating sparring partner and an unexpected mentor. As the country waits for Scalia’s seat to be filled, The Originalist looks into the complexities of one of the most polarizing Supreme Court Justices of all times.
Towne Street Theatre - Hollywood - Presents:The Ninth Annual Ten-Minute Play Festival 4/7/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Towne Street Theatre presents The 9th Annual TST Ten-Minute Play Festival. The festival features 9 plays centered around the theme "It's 1:24 A.M. - anything can happen."
JTK Productions - Hollywwood - Presents:Rabbit Hole4/21/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Pulitzer winner about a couple coping with a tragic loss.
“David Lindsay-Abaire has crafted a drama that's not just a departure but a revelation—an intensely emotional examination of grief, laced with wit, insightfulness, compassion and searing honesty.”---Variety
Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Skeleton Crew4/8/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Times are tough in 2008 Detroit, but there’s still one working auto plant. The long hours and demanding shifts have turned the line workers into a family. The firm, compassionate Faye holds them together, and she’s only months away from retiring with her full pension. But when she discovers that management has a new plan, she’s torn between self-preservation and allegiance to her coworkers.
Pierre Leloup - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Dance Festival Master Classes4/29/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Master Classes, Brockus Project Studios
Saturday & Sunday, April 29-30 & May 6-7 & May 20-21 - 10am-5pm $10-$20
Open Classes taught by the companies of LADF 2017
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Middletown4/21/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Mary Swanson just moved to Middletown, eager to start a family and enjoy the neighborly bonds a small town promises. When she befriends resident John Dodge, she quickly discovers that below Middletown’s flinchingly honest exterior lies something much more complex. Middletown is a wry, human portrait of a town with two lives — one ordinary and visible, the other epic and mysterious.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:Cat On A Hot Tin Roof3/16/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
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.
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Into The Woods4/11/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Venture back Into The Woods with the acclaimed Fiasco Theater production that the Associated Press called ingenious and bewitching. Unanimously praised and extended twice at Roundabout’s Laura Pels Theater, the Tony Award®-winning musical classic by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine has been mounted with boundless imagination.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:The Naked Souls of Kings and Queens4/27/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
In the first of a seven-part Dance + Design series, American Contemporary Ballet re-creates the dances and dance crazes that fascinated generations and informed history.
An 11:11 Experience - West Hollywood - Presents:Elevator The Play3/24/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
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?
La Mirada Theatre - La Mirada - Presents:West Side Story4/21/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
From the first notes to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. As powerful, poignant, and timely as ever, the thrilling Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim score – including “Tonight,” “Maria,” “America” and the classic “Somewhere,” remains one of the best ever written.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Uncanny Valley4/19/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Sometime in the not-too-distant future, a neuroscientist works closely with an artificial being to teach him how to become more human and to grow beyond the “uncanny valley” — a term used to describe the discomfort we feel when we see electronic recreations of human beings that are oh-so-close, but just not quite right. A chilling jaunt into the future.
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Pomona College BandSunday, 4/30/2017
Graydon Beeks, conductor, leads the ensemble in a program featuring the music of Boysen, Chance, Kohn, Sousa and others with guests Cynthia Fogg, viola and Hayden Eberhart (PO’07), soprano.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live1/8/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
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.