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The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:A Charlie Brown Christmas 12/7/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/18/2018)
Everyone’s favorite holiday classic comes to life in the all-new stage adaptation! Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus, and the whole Peanuts gang as they produce their own Christmas play and ultimately learn the true meaning of the season. A Charlie Brown Christmas is a present the whole family can enjoy!
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:A Christmas Carol11/28/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 12/19/2018)
Cygnet’s holiday smash hit is back for its fifth season! Bring the family back to enjoy the holiday classic adapted from Charles Dickens’ timeless tale of hope and redemption. This re-imagined, fully staged production features original new music, creative stagecraft and puppetry, and live sound effects.
San Luis Obispo RepertoryTheatre - San Luis Obispo - Presents:A Christmas Story11/30/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 12/19/2018)
SLO REP presents A CHRISTMAS STORY, the holiday classic about young Ralphie Parker and his quest for a genuine Red Ryder BB Gun. Back by popular demand for the fifth year in a row, A CHRISTMAS STORY runs Nov. 30-Dec. 23, Wednesdays-Sundays at 7 pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.
Hollywood Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Wicked11/28/2018 - 1/27/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/18/2018)
WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent.
American Ballet Theatre - Costa Mesa - Presents:The Nutcracker - American Ballet Theatre12/14/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 12/19/2018)
As the lights dim and Tchaikovsky’s beautiful score fills the air, young Clara enters a dreamlike journey amid magical toy soldiers, mischievous mice, sparkling snowflakes and a glittering Christmas tree!
Vanguard University Theatre Department - Costa Mesa - Presents:ACTC's Christmas Cabaret12/13/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 12/20/2018)
After you see the world premiere of Once Upon a Christmas Time, come back to get a second dose of Christmas spirit with ACTC’s brand new variety style cabaret. With a different program each year, it is sure to invite, delight, and excite.
This song and dance show will highlight sacred and popular Christmas folk tunes with six of the most talented professionals in Orange County!
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Holidays with the Five BrownsThursday, 12/20/2018
Ryan Brown, piano
Melody Brown, piano
Gregory Brown, piano
Deondra Brown, piano
Desirae Brown, piano
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Come From Away11/27/2018 - 1/6/2019 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/18/2018)
This New York Times Critics' Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships.
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Lythgoe Family Panto - Pasadena - Presents:Lythgoe Family Panto’s "The Wonderful Winter of Oz"12/15/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 12/20/2018)
This Holiday Season, fly over the rainbow with Kermit The Frog® as the Wizard of Oz and Tony Award-winner Marissa Jaret Winokur (Hairspray) as Glinda in Lythgoe Family Panto’s THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZ. December 15 - 30 at Pasadena Civic Auditorium. TIX: https://goo.gl/cKuyoz
Los Angeles Youth Ballet - Glendale - Presents:The Nutcracker - Los Angeles Youth Ballet12/21/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Friday, 12/21/2018)
Internationally Acclaimed Ballet Stars Ashley Murphy and Brooklyn Mack Guest Star in Los Angeles Youth Ballet’s Acclaimed Production of The Nutcracker by Award-Winning Choreographer Andrea Paris-Gutierrez
Murphy and Mack Dance Iconic Roles of
Sugar Plum Fairy and Sugar Plum Fairy's Cavalier 14-Year-Old Youth America Grand Prix Winner and Rising Dance Star Darrion Sellman is Nutcracker
San Diego Civic Youth Ballet - San Diego - Presents:"The Nutcracker" in Balboa Park12/12/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Friday, 12/21/2018)
Take an extraordinary journey to the magical Land of the Sweets with Clara and her Nutcracker Prince at the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Witness an epic battle between toy soldiers and mice before being whisked away to an enchanting land of falling snow, waltzing flowers, and the dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy!
The Old Globe - San Diego - Presents:Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 11/1/2018 - 12/29/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/18/2018)
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
Ballet Repertory Theatre - Huntington Beach - Presents:Ballet Repertory Theatre's Nutcracker12/8/2018 - 12/24/2018 (next performance: Friday, 12/21/2018)
Enjoy Ballet Repertory Theatre’s cherished 42-year-old tradition of bringing beloved holiday music to life with nearly 300 performers in dazzling costumes.
Coast City Ballet - Huntington Beach - Presents:The Nutcracker Ballet12/21/2018 - 12/22/2018 (next performance: Friday, 12/21/2018)
Coast City Ballet, 501 (c)(3) non-profit dance organization, proudly presents its 15th production of "The Nutcracker" at Huntington Beach Historic Theater.
Based on the original choreography by Marious Petipa and Leon Ivanov, under the direction of Clara D'Autilia, Coast City Ballet's The Nutcracker captures the enchantment and magic of this timeless holiday favorite.
La Mirada Theatre - La Mirada - Presents:The Nutcracker - La MiradaSaturday, 12/22/2018
Santa Barbara’s acclaimed State Street Ballet comes to La Mirada Theatre for the first time with this most beloved holiday classic!
December 22, 2018 • 2pm & 7:30pm • VIP Packages Available
“Bright, virtuous, people-pleasing ballets.”
– Los Angeles Times
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free5/9/2018 - 12/26/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 12/26/2018)
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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Inland Pacific Ballet - claremont - Presents:The Nutcracker - Inland Pacific Ballet - Claremont12/22/2018 - 12/23/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/22/2018)
Discover the joy of the holiday season with family and friends at southern California's most spectacular production of The Nutcracker. This traditional holiday ballet features dazzling sets, beautiful costumes, and more than 80 dancers on stage.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Holiday Sing-AlongSaturday, 12/22/2018
Melissa Peterman, host
John Sutton, conductor
Angeles Chorale, performer
About This Performance
Walt Disney Concert Hall’s massive pipe organ, a choir, and a jazz combo lead a cheerful selection of seasonal favorites in this beloved Los Angeles holiday tradition. A jolly good time!?
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:White Christmas Sing-AlongSunday, 12/23/2018
About This Performance
With all the lyrics on screen, you’ll be able to dream of a White Christmas right alongside Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney in the beloved 1954 film.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts12/7/2018 - 1/27/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 12/23/2018)
The Spreckels Organ is located in the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park.
The Spreckels Organ Society and San Diego Civic Organist Raúl Prieto Ramírez present 8 opportunities to hear the world's largest outdoor musical instrument in the month of December, including a special evening concert, a Christmas Carol Sing-along, and a New Year's Day concert.
Anaheim Ballet - Anaheim - Presents:Anaheim Ballet's "The Nutcracker"Sunday, 12/23/2018
Anaheim Ballet's full-length Nutcracker with Symphony Irvine is the production you and your family must see, a story presented with heart as only AB can present it, more than dance... Anaheim Ballet celebrates its 32nd season of Nutcracker performances featuring staging and choreography by Sarma Lapenieks Rosenberg, Anaheim Ballet’s acclaimed artistic director.
The Music Center - Los Angeles - Presents:59th Annual L.A. County Holiday CelebrationMonday, 12/24/2018
L.A.’s largest holiday celebration is perfect for the whole family! Join this year’s co-hosts, internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Suzanna Guzmán and actor Brian White (TV series Ambitions, Bronx SIU, Ray Donovan), as over 20 music ensembles, choirs and dance companies from the neighborhoods and cultures of L.A. celebrate the season. The entire 3-hr show will air live on PBS Socal,KCET.
San Diego Ballet - San Diego - Presents:The Nutcracker - San Diego Ballet12/29/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/29/2018)
San Diego Ballet presents San Diego’s favorite holiday event!
America’s favorite holiday tradition! Sugarplum Fairies, leaping cossacks, and flurries of snowflakes swirl across the Symphony Hall stage, in this magical journey through a young girl’s imagination. Featuring an international cast of over 100 colorfully costumed dancers!
Claremont Symphony Orchestra - Claremont - Presents:Claremont Symphony Orchestra - "Messiah" Sing-alongSunday, 12/23/2018
Continuing its 36-year tradition, the CSO invites you to participate in its annual "Messiah" Sing-along. On Sunday, December 23, the orchestra will offer Part I of Handel's beloved oratorio at two different times: 1:30 and 4 p.m., to accommodate the large audiences that typically attend.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:A Carol Christmas11/16/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Friday, 12/21/2018)
The Group Rep presents a new musical version of the immortal Charles Dickens classic set in America today, book by Doug Haverty, Music/Lyrics by Bruce Kimmel, directed by Bruce Kimmel, orchestrations by Richard Allen, and choreography by Kay Cole, produced by Gina Yates and Kevin Hoffman.
Rogue Machine Theatre - Venice - Presents:Oppenheimer10/26/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 12/22/2018)
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.
Sierra Madre Playhouse - Sierra Madre - Presents:A Christmas Story11/23/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 12/19/2018)
Ralphie Parker and his family's most memorable Christmas. From humorist Jean Shepherd.
Our holiday hit of last Christmas season is back this year with some new cast members and more fun.
The Wallis and For The Record - Beverly Hills - Presents:Love Actually Live12/4/2018 - 12/31/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/18/2018)
World Premiere Production of Love Actually Live Co-Produced by The Wallis and For The Record Announces All-Star Cast
Leading the Multimedia-Concert Celebration is Rumer Willis, Tony® and Grammy® Award-Winning Actor Steve Kazee, Kelley Jakle, Rex Smith and Grammy® Award-nominee B. Slade
La Jolla Playhouse - La Jolla - Presents:The Year to Come12/4/2018 - 12/30/2018 (next performance: Tuesday, 12/18/2018)
Rising playwright Lindsey Ferrentino introduces us to a distinctly American family whose evolution mirrors the turbulence of the 21st century.
Ruth B. Shannon Center - Whittier - Presents:Hawaiian Holiday with Kimo WestFriday, 12/21/2018
Best known as long-time guitarist for the world?s most successful musical comedy artist, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Kimo is regarded as one of the world’s foremost “ki ho’alu” or Hawaiian “slack key” guitar artists.