Performing Arts Banner
Facebook and Twitter

Performing Arts Banner   

Currently hosting 824 active events

Performing Arts Live Facebook Performing Arts Live Twitter

 

 
Search Menu
Music Theater Dance Free Search All
 Keyword:
 Event Type:
  Region:
 Date Range:
Search Menu Bottom
Hide Custom Search

Drama

The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:
The Brothers Size

5/30/2014 - 9/14/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

Shirley Jo Finney, director of the Fountain Theatre’s multiple award-winning production of In the Red and Brown Water in 2012, returns to direct the second play in Tarell Alvin McCraney's “Brother/Sister Plays” trilogy. “Powerful acting leads the way in this richly emotional work by Tarell Alvin McCraney. It is a real winner and one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE

performing arts line

International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:
Trying

8/20/2014 - 9/14/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

Trying is the award-winning play inspired by the real-life experiences of playwright Joanna McClelland Glass, as personal secretary to 81-year-old Francis Biddle, U.S. Attorney General under President Roosevelt and Chief Judge at the Nuremburg trials.

performing arts line

Skylight Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:
Bulrusher

8/23/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/23/2014)

A multiracial orphan girl, growing up in a predominantly white California town in the 1950's, discovers an entirely new sense of self when a black girl from Alabama suddenly appears in her world. Lyrically brimming with passion and humor, Bulrusher is about how we move forward in our lives by learning from our past.

performing arts line

Psyche Productions, LLC in association with Greenway Arts Alliance - Hollywood - Presents:
PSYCHE: A Modern Rock Opera

8/29/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/29/2014)

Every “Once Upon A Time” began with her. In this modern retelling of the ancient Greek myth about the "original" princess, PSYCHE: A Modern Rock Opera is a stylistic musical hybrid of post-modernism and rock. A theatrical fever dream where the human princess Psyche and the god Eros fall wildly in love, but Aphrodite and Psyche’s evil sisters may have other plans.

performing arts line

Tim Robbins, Director - Culver City - Presents:
"A Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Tim Robbins

7/24/2014 - 8/30/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

The Actors' Gang Returns to LA with "A Midsummer Night's Dream," directed by Tim Robbins For a month this summer, The Actors’ Gang, the renowned Los Angeles based ensemble theatre company, will perform A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Actors’ Gang Theater in Culver City.

performing arts line

Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:
Time Stands Still

8/8/2014 - 9/6/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

A moving story of relationships, mid-life crises and the ties of friendship, written by Donald Margulies. After barely surviving a bomb blast in Iraq, photojournalist Sarah Goodwin returns home into the care of her long-time lover James. Sarah is caught off guard by his desire for family and amused by the simple domestic life pursued by Richard, her editor, and his much younger girlfriend Mandy.

performing arts line

Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov

7/18/2014 - 9/21/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

Chekhov’s last play and one of his greatest works. A dramatic comic ode to a passing way of life. This lively, touching play illuminates the joys of a new world being born, the sorrows of an old world passing away and the timelessness of the human condition.

performing arts line

The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:
A Streetcar Named Desire

8/8/2014 - 9/7/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

“A gripping STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE” – Broadway World RECOMMENDED & TOP TEN – Stage Raw THE GROUP REP’S STREETCAR IS….STELLAR! – MyBurbank.com “A MUST SEE!!!” – NoHoArtsDistrict.com “Do catch this one!” – Tolucan Times Critic’s Pick – Grigware Talks Theatre The Group Rep presents Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire directed by L. Flint Esquerra, produced by Kellie Brook Malone.

performing arts line

Broken Hand Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:
In A Dark Dark House

7/23/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

Two estranged brothers face off in search of the truth about the troubled legacy of their shared past. Larry Moss directs the Los Angeles premiere of In A Dark Dark House by Neil LaBute, July 26 thru Aug. 31 at the Matrix Theatre.

performing arts line

Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:
Reasons to Be Pretty

8/5/2014 - 8/31/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

In Reasons to Be Pretty, Playwright Neil LaBute takes on our ongoing fixation with beauty and one man’s inability to say the right thing – ever. When Greg makes an innocuous, off-handed remark about his girlfriend Steph, it triggers a battle by which their relationship will forever be defined. Tony nominated for Best Play, Reasons to Be Pretty continues a series that includes...

performing arts line

The Eclectic Company Theatre - Valley Village - Presents:
Eclect-A-Fest

8/2/2014 - 9/7/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

Festival of new short plays.

performing arts line

Shakespeare in The Vines - Temecula - Presents:
The Tempest

8/7/2014 - 8/23/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/23/2014)

Shakespeare in The Vines presents "The Tempest" under the stars at Europa Village Winery. The Tempest is one of William Shakespeare's most enjoyable and magical plays. It's stormy, seductive – you might even call it tempestuous.

performing arts line

Theatricum Botanicum Repertory - Topanga - Presents:
Lear

6/7/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/23/2014)

June 7-Sept. 28, Main Stage Welcome to a bold, new “Lear” for the 21st century. Actress Ellen Geer assumes the title role as aging Queen Lear who divides her kingdom to test the loyalty of her three loving sons. With its daring reversal of genders, Theatricum’s “Lear” is an insightful meditation on power, love, aging, and the role of men and women in society.

performing arts line

Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:
Festival of Living Art!

8/2/2014 - 9/6/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/23/2014)

Zombie Joe's Underground Theatre Group is proud to bring the world's greatest paintings, sculpture and popular art to pulsating-life on stage.

performing arts line

Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:
Oswald

8/14/2014 - 9/4/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 8/27/2014)

Written by Dennis Richard and based on the bristling and explosive actual interrogation of Lee Harvey Oswald, this play delivers one of the most engrossing battles ever brought to the stage. A defiant, 24-year-old, tight-lipped young man goes up against the best homicide detective in the Dallas Police Department. “…adeptly crafted work.” – Ernest Kearney

performing arts line

The Whitefire Theatre - Sherman Oaks - Presents:
BURIED CHILD Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama

9/5/2014 - 10/11/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)

The Whitefire Theatre is honoring the 35th anniversary of Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Buried Child" with a production directed by Bryan Rasmussen, produced by Scott Disharoon. In this searing family drama, Shepard takes a macabre look at a Midwestern family with a very dark secret. Opens: Saturday, Sept. 6 at 8PM Runs: September 6 - October 11 Fridays/Saturdays at 8PM

performing arts line

Breakdown Services and Performing Arts Live.com - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:
State of the Arts Radio Series

4/3/2014 - 12/18/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 8/28/2014)

Presented by Breakdown Services and sponsored in part by Performing Arts Live for its fourth, critically acclaimed broadcast year, State of the Arts is hosted by Los Angeles theatre professionals Michael Sterling & Paul Stroili whose astute, entertaining, and slightly irreverent personalities have made them internet sensations!

performing arts line

John Ruskin, Michael Myers and Robert Cannon - Santa Monica - Presents:
The Face in the Reeds

8/22/2014 - 10/11/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/22/2014)

While Passover is a celebration of freedom, it is also a quarrel about the meaning of freedom, the value of life, and the shadow of death, which symbolically “passes over” the house. This night is different from all other nights and of course, this being a Jewish family, it is also a comedy. We're all going to die--but first, you should eat.

performing arts line
 

Hudson Theatricals - Los Angeles - Presents:
Hudson Theatricals presents Three Critically Acclaimed Shows

8/23/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 8/23/2014)

Don Reed, Michael Airington, and Palmer Davis bring their own critically-acclaimed shows to the Hudson Backstage Theatre weekends through September: • Don Reed’s Comedy Shows (Can You Dig It? and Semi-Famous) • Oh My Goodness It’s Paul Lynde starring Michael Airington • Suburban Showgirl starring Palmer Davis

performing arts line

Lori C. Siekmann - Irvine - Presents:
Theatrical performance of PROOF.

8/29/2014 - 9/7/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/29/2014)

In David Auburn’s Proof, Catherine struggles with the uncertainty of what lies ahead. Has she inherited her father’s mathematical genius, his eventual madness, or both?

performing arts line

Concordia University Irvine - Irvine - Presents:
PROOF

8/29/2014 - 9/7/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/29/2014)

Directed by Lori Siekmann Written by David Auburn Produced by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service

performing arts line

South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:
The Tempest - SCR

8/29/2014 - 9/28/2014 (next performance: Friday, 8/29/2014)

A hit both in Las Vegas and the East Coast, The Tempest is a coming together of a creative dream team. This is more than just a play, it's an event to behold!

performing arts line

La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:
Kingdom City

9/4/2014 - 10/5/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 9/4/2014)

By Sheri Wilner Directed by Jackson Gay A 20th CENTURY CLASSIC INCITES A 21st CENTURY SHOWDOWN When displaced New York director Miriam finds herself in Kingdom City, Missouri, she reluctantly agrees to direct a high school production of The Crucible. The play unlocks the students’ unspoken desires, creating a firestorm in this small Christian town.

performing arts line

The Colony Theatre - Burbank - Presents:
"What I Learned in Paris"

9/4/2014 - 10/5/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 9/4/2014)

“Funny, thought-provoking, and engaging.” – Atlanta Journal-Constitution

performing arts line

Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival - Culver City - Presents:
Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival

Friday, 9/5/2014

"Of Culture, Of Self." Solo performances by four artistes.

performing arts line

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts - La Mirada - Presents:
Good People

9/5/2014 - 10/4/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)

In South Boston, this month's paycheck covers last month's bills, bingo is a night on the town, and sharp-tongued single-mom Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job. Scrambling to make ends meet, she looks up an old flame, hoping he'll help her make a fresh start in this humor-filled drama from Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire about how twists of fate determine our path. * Contains mature language and themes.

performing arts line

The Whitefire Theatre - Sherman Oaks - Presents:
BURIED CHILD

9/5/2014 - 10/11/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)

The Whitefire Theatre is honoring the 35th anniversary of Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Buried Child" with a production directed by Bryan Rasmussen, produced by Scott Disharoon. In this searing family drama, Shepard takes a macabre look at a Midwestern family with a very dark secret.

performing arts line

Desert Theatreworks - Palm Desert - Presents:
Seminar: The "Smash" hit Broadway Comedy

9/5/2014 - 9/13/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/5/2014)

Four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing classes with an international literary figure. Under his recklessly brilliant and unorthodox instruction, some thrive and others flounder. SEMINAR, from the writer of NBC’s “Smash” will keep you laughing!

performing arts line

Zombie Joe - North Hollywood - Presents:
DUMMIES

9/6/2014 - 10/4/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 9/6/2014)

DUMMIES - Robert Riemer's exciting 1930's depression-era drama about a southern family dealing with their demons, resentments, and aspirations...

performing arts line

The Zephyr Theatre - West Hollywood - Presents:
LOW HANGING FRUIT World Premiere Drama

9/11/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Thursday, 9/11/2014)

The Zephyr Theatre presents the world premiere of “Low Hanging Fruit” written by Robin Bradford, directed by Lee Sankowich. The play centers around four homeless women, all combat vets of Iraq/Afghanistan. Without support from society, the women face their toughest battles trying to make their way on the mean streets of LA's Skid Row.

performing arts line

Kentwood Players - Los Angeles - Presents:
ORPHANS

9/12/2014 - 10/18/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/12/2014)

Kentwood Players presents “ORPHANS” by Lyle Kessler from Friday, September 12 to Saturday, October 18, 2014 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. The production is directed by Kathy Dershimer and produced by Susan Goldman Weisbarth by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

performing arts line

Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:
Kiss Me, Kate

9/16/2014 - 10/12/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 9/16/2014)

Wayne Brady Starring In KISS ME, KATE Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Bella and Samuel Spewack Directed by Sheldon Epps

performing arts line

The Blank Theatre - Hollywood - Presents:
The Why

9/16/2014 - 10/19/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 9/16/2014)

A tragicomedy by Victor Kaufold, directed by Daniel Henning.

performing arts line

Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:
Kiss Me, Kate

9/16/2014 - 10/12/2014 (next performance: Tuesday, 9/16/2014)

Wayne Brady Starring In KISS ME, KATE Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Bella and Samuel Spewack Directed by Sheldon Epps KISS ME, KATE represents the legendary Cole Porter at his very best.

performing arts line

The Blank Theater - Hollywood - Presents:
"The Why" by Victor Kaufold directed by Daniel Henning

Tuesday, 9/16/2014

The Why by Victor Kaufold directed by Daniel Henning starring Ben Crowley, Nicholas Cutro, Jen Landon, Jeff Witzke Synopsis: A fast-paced tragicomedy one part modern satire, one part honest investigation.

performing arts line

Los Angeles LGBT Center - Hollywood - Presents:
The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?

9/17/2014 - 11/23/2014 (next performance: Wednesday, 9/17/2014)

The Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center at the Los Angeles LGBT Center presents Edward Albee's celebrated play "The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?"

performing arts line

Actors Co-op - Hollywood - Presents:
The Mystery of Edwin Drood

9/19/2014 - 10/26/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/19/2014)

Actors Co-op announces its first show in its 2014-2015 season (and 23rd year of producing theatrical excellence in Los Angeles!) with an immersive and environmental production of the five-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Whodunit,” THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

performing arts line

The Road Theatre - North Hollywood - Presents:
Melissa Arctic

9/26/2014 - 11/15/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/26/2014)

MELISSA ARCTIC is Craig Wright’s re-imagining of The Winter's Tale, where romance and joy are resurrected from grief through the redemptive power of art. Set against the backdrop of small town Minnesotan life, the lives of barber Leonard Mattson (Leontes) his wife Mina (Hermione), and their childhood friend and successful industrialist Paul (Polixenes) are forever changed when jealousy and suspicion arise and a series of coincidences occur. Original music and lyrics by Wright add a unique dimension to this story of tragedy and rebirth.

performing arts line

Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:
Ghost in the Meadow

9/26/2014 - 10/25/2014 (next performance: Friday, 9/26/2014)

Fans of old fashioned ghost stories will enjoy this creepy thriller by Joe Simonelli. When two sisters relocate from Manhattan to an old farm house in upstate New York, they soon realize that they may not be alone in the house. An old boyfriend drops in to visit, and when the strange occurrences continue he calls on the services of a psychic colleague to try to quell the restless spirits.

performing arts line

The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:
The Royale

10/4/2014 - 11/2/2014 (next performance: Saturday, 10/4/2014)

performing arts line
Page  1    2    of  2  


stage