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The Actors' Gang - Culver City - Presents:Accidental Death Of An Anarchist1/24/2019 - 3/9/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
By Dario Fo
Directed by Tim Robbins
In this piece of classic international theatre from 1970, Fo writes of a madman, who invades a police station interrogation room where an anarchist accused of bombing a railway station has recently “accidentally” fallen out of a window. Donning various disguises and voices, the madman manipulates policemen into a truth-inducing hysteria.
IAMA Theatre Company in association with Latino Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Canyon2/22/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
IAMA Theatre Company and the Latino Theater Company join forces to present an immersive staging of Jonathan Caren’s explosive drama exploring the chasms between belief systems and cultures.
Brenda Dietlein - Glendale - Presents:Church Basement Ladies2/8/2019 - 3/9/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Ever wonder what goes on in a church basement kitchen and the women who work there? Come see Church Basement Ladies, a hilarious musical comedy and meet the women who navigate relationships and solve all the problems of their rural Minnesota church congregation.
We will be hosting a supply drive for the Pasadena Ronald McDonald House throughout the run of our show.
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:Diana2/19/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
World premiere musical, Diana, follows the story of Princess Diana as she grows into a global phenomenon and manages to change the world.
Christopher Ashley and the writers behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis (Joe DiPietro and David Bryan) create this highly anticipated musical, featuring an epic and sweeping contemporary score.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Familiar1/26/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Donald and his wife Marvelous have been living the American Dream since emigrating from Zimbabwe nearly three decades ago. They have a beautiful house and impressive careers, and now one of their daughters is getting married! But when the bride insists on a traditional African wedding ceremony, tensions start to rise.
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Solana Beach - Presents:Gabriel2/20/2019 - 3/17/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
It is 1943 in the wind-swept Nazi-occupied Isle of Guernsey. A mysterious, handsome man washes ashore and four British women decide to protect him through cunning deceptions and bravery. His presence creates an electrical charge in the household that is already burdened by wartime loss and ever-present danger. A New York Times Critic’s Pick, this powerful tale brims with suspense and intrigue tha
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:Life Could Be A Dream2/20/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
International City Theatre kicks off its 2019 season with Roger Bean’s award-winning jukebox musical about a ‘60s doo-wop singing group.
Geffen Playhouse - Los Angeles - Presents:Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole 2/5/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Reprising their roles from a sold-out run at People’s Light & Theater in Philadelphia, Emmy Award nominee Dulé Hill (West Wing Psych Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk) as Nat “King” Cole and Hamilton star Daniel J. Watts as Sammy Davis Jr. bring life to a play the Philadelphia Inquirer called “profound, ambitious, wide-ranging and dreamlike.” Like Cole himself, Lights Out promises to be “Unforgettable.”
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Lizzie, The Musical2/1/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Our 21st Season kicks off with a punk-rock opera that explores the bloody legend of America’s favorite axe-wielding sweetheart-diva-heroine-enigma-psychopath, Lizzie Borden.
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:Million Dollar Quartet2/8/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
SLO REP presents the blockbuster rock and roll musical, Million Dollar Quartet. Inspired by one of the greatest jam sessions in history featuring Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley.
Vanguard University Theatre Department - Costa Mesa - Presents:Pirates of Penzance2/21/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Gilbert and Sullivan’s comedic operetta of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers and an eccentric Major-General.
Pirates follows young Frederic, an orphan who has mistakenly been apprenticed to an ineffectual but raucous band of pirates.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:Ragtime: The Musical2/5/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, will transform the historic theater with an all new version of Ragtime: The Musical as it returns to Los Angeles more than two decades after its premiere at the Shubert Theatre. With 21 actors and a 16-piece orchestra, this is one of the most ambitious productions in the Playhouse’s recent history.
Marilyn Fox, Tania Getty, and Terry Davis - Venice - Presents:Smart Love2/14/2019 - 3/17/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
"Critics' Choice" - LA Times
A Contemporary Comedy With A Scientific Twist. How Far Will Humans Go In Order To Salvage Love?
Whitefire Theatre - Sherman Oaks - Presents:Solofest 20191/5/2019 - 3/15/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
The Whitefire Theatre presents Solofest 2019, the largest solo theater festival on the West Coast. Now in its 7th year, Solofest 2019 brings 51 shows in 60 days celebrating the solo artists from around the globe – each story-teller sharing their compelling and often unusual take on life.
Diversionary Theatre - san diego - Presents:The Hour of Great Mercy1/31/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
This poetic new play with music follows Ed, a gay Jesuit priest who leaves the Catholic church to reconcile with his estranged brother in an isolated and icy township in Alaska. As Ed confronts his tragic past and tenuous future, he unexpectedly finds love beneath the starry Alaskan sky, and support from an unlikely ally.
Crown City Theatre Company - North Hollywood - Presents:The Importance of Being Earnest2/1/2019 - 3/31/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Oscar Wilde's classic play – a 'trivial comedy for serious people.'
John Ruskin and Michael Myers for Ruskin Group Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:The Joy Wheel2/15/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Jason Alexander Directs Ian McRae's New Play
All Star Cast Includes Dann Florek, Gina Hecht, Lee Garlington, and Maury Sterling
Boston Court Pasadena - Pasadena - Presents:The Judas Kiss2/15/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
By David Hare
Directed by Michael Michetti
David Hare’s masterful play pulses with the ecstasy and anguish of an enamored heart.
Garry Marshall Theatre - Burbank - Presents:The Mountaintop2/8/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
April 3, 1968. Memphis. The Lorraine Motel. Room 306. Tomorrow, it will become the scene of one of our nation's greatest losses. But tonight, it is just another stopover motel for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Full of vivid theatricality, poetic language, and surprising twists, this drama takes us to the summit of a man's historic life and offers a stunning new view of his dream for our nation.
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Tiny Beautiful Things2/9/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Based on the best-selling book by Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things follows the relationships between an anonymous advice columnist named Sugar and the many real-life readers who pour out their hearts to her.
The Perfect Exposure - Alhambra - Presents:Anna Wilding's CELEBRATE HOPE: The Obama White House Collection2/17/2019 - 3/16/2019 (next performance: Friday, 2/22/2019)
Award winning filmmaker and still photographer, Anna Wilding, unveils a stunning body of work featuring exclusive photographs of “The Peoples House” in “The Obama collection” on President's Day, in celebration of Black History Month. A celebrated guest list (TBA) will be on hand as Ms. Wilding shares not only her photographs (both published and never-before-seen).
Laguna Playhouse - Laguna Beach - Presents:Blues In The Night2/20/2019 - 3/10/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 2/24/2019)
The soul of the blues wails out full and strong in BLUES IN THE NIGHT, the scorching, Tony and Olivier Award-nominated musical! The 26 hot and torchy numbers - by icons Bessie Smith, Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Harold Arlen and more - tell of the sweet, sexy and sorrowful experiences that three women have with the lying, cheating, snake of a man, who represents the men who do them wrong.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Cats2/26/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 2/26/2019)
CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America!
The University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Bernstein Centennial CelebrationThursday, 2/28/2019
The University of Redlands Orchestra to celebrate Leonard Bernstein Centennial with an evening of orchestral masterpieces, including Bernstein’s most popular work, Symphonic Dances from West Side Story. The performance also features the 2018 Concerto Competition Runner-up Jacob White.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Dudamel Conducts Mahler2/28/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/28/2019)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Gustavo Dudamel conductor
About This Performance
Although Mahler did begin composing yet another symphony, his Ninth feels like a valedictory piece, filled as it is with sighing gestures and a time-stopping finale of rumination and resignation. It's hard to overstate the emotions it engenders.
The Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Gibson Dunn Rush Hour: Feelin’ JazzedThursday, 2/28/2019
Students from the award-winning Colburn Jazz Workshop perform favorite standards and original works.
Latino Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Home2/28/2019 - 3/24/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/28/2019)
Writer/performer Nancy Ma searches for “Home” at The LATC.
Temecula Valley Museum - Temecula - Presents:Jazzy Ash and The Leaping LizardsThursday, 2/28/2019
Take a joyous journey through early Black American music. Jazzy Ash uses some of the greatest songs from early black folk music, blues, ragtime, and jazz to teach about the encouraging, multi-cultural story of Jazz in America.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:Matthias Pintscher Curates SESSIONThursday, 2/28/2019
Conductor/Composer Matthias Pintscher Curates Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Session, Which Explores Classical Music's Cutting-Edge Sounds
Produced by LACO in Collaboration with Four Larks, SESSION Features Soprano Michelle DeYoung and includes Works by Pintscher, Grisey, Berg, Ravel and Xenakis, Plus Drinks and "Hang" with the Artists
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Russian National OrchestraThursday, 2/28/2019
Mikhail Pletnev, music director
George Li, piano
CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No. 1
PROKOFIEV: Symphony No. 6
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts LIVE - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series1/3/2019 - 12/26/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/28/2019)
State of the Arts is a weekly series devoted to coverage of the performing arts in Los Angeles, and beyond... with emphasis on theatre, music, dance events, and stage spectaculars. Michael Sterling and Andrew David James offer astute reviews, insightful discussions, a live arts calendar, and live interviews with celebrity guests, stars of the arts, and the creative teams behind them.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts - Costa Mesa - Presents:Takacs QuartetThursday, 2/28/2019
There’s a new sound this season for the ensemble’s return to the Center. With a name that means “weaver” in Hungarian, the ensemble, considered among the foremost performers of Bartók’s works, continues to deftly blend their trademark intensity with the lightness and humor for which they’re also noted.
Indie Chi Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:Too Much Sun2/28/2019 - 4/21/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/28/2019)
Indie Chi Productions presents the West Coast premiere of the acclaimed off-Broadway hit by Nicky Silver.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Annie LeibovitzThursday, 2/28/2019
Thomas John - LA - Presents:Dead Serious The Musical2/28/2019 - 3/3/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/28/2019)
World renowned celebrity psychic and medium, Thomas John, takes you through a unique and interactive cabaret experience.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:National Geographic Live: Point of No Return2/28/2019 - 3/1/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 2/28/2019)
Hilaree Nelson O'Neill, Mountaineer
Irvine Barclay Theatre in Association with Arts Orange County - Irvine - Presents:National Theatre Live: Antony & CleopatraThursday, 2/28/2019
Broadcast in HD from the National Theatre in London
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Tim Johnson and Gestalt - Alumni Recital (jazz)Thursday, 2/28/2019
Tim Johnson and Gestalt - Alumni Recital (jazz)