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Theatre 40 - Beverly Hills - Presents:April, May & June3/16/2017 - 4/16/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Three sisters confront their late mother's affair.
WHAT: April, May & June. World Premiere engagement of a new comedy-drama.
WHO: Written by Gary Goldstein. Directed by Terri Hanauer. Produced by David Hunt Stafford for Theatre 40.
Pacific Resident Theatre - Venice - Presents:IT'S TIME3/17/2017 - 4/16/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
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.
Ruskin Group Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:The Gun3/18/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
You are who you pretend to be, until the day you wake up when the sun is shining just right, and you look in the mirror and wonder…is this ALL I wanted?
Moving Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:Burners3/10/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
The not-so-distant future. The privileged few live inside a high-tech fortified megacity while the majority struggles for survival in massive polluted slums. Liv arrives in a junk depot in a war-torn industrial zone seeking Nix, a smuggler who can get her past the barricades and into the restricted megacity.
Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Building the Wall3/18/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
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.
See Website - La Jolla - Presents:POP Tour 2017 #SuperShinySara3/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Sara is an excellent storyteller and a pretty good older sister. Still, her life is nothing compared to the glamorous world of her idol, @ShoppyGoddess – a teenage fashion mogul and megastar on social media. Sara longs to escape into the fabulous online world of photos, fame, and followers.
Laguna Niguel Community Theatre - Laguna Niguel - Presents:Our Town2/26/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Laguna Niguel Community Theatre presents "Our Town", a classic play by Thornton Wilder.
Our Town is a story told by the citizens of a fictional American small town, Grover's Corners. It is the story of life, love, and death. This special production features the Laguna Niguel mayor, Jerry Slusiewicz.
Sierra Madre Playhouse and Honey B Prods. - Sierra Madre - Presents:The Belle of Amherst3/18/2017 - 4/23/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Ferrell Marshall stars as Emily Dickinson.
The Belle of Amherst of the title is Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), a pioneering female American poet, who remains influential to this day.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:The Tales of Hoffmann at LA Opera3/25/2017 - 4/15/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
The sensational Diana Damrau makes her LA Opera debut in a tour-de-force performance as all four heroines in one of our most ravishing productions. Tenor Vittorio Grigolo returns as poet E.T.A. Hoffmann, whose boozy recollections of the women he has loved and lost set the plot in motion. Marta Domingo's staging captures the half-remembered, half-fantasy dreamworld of Offenbach's final masterpiece.
Meistersingers - Newport Beach - Presents:A "Romantic" Evening - Newport BeachSunday, 3/26/2017
Not only are most of the songs of the Romantic period focused on the concept of love but are filled with truly amazing poetry and are marked by an appreciation for all things emotional. Love, nature, the past, relationships, and even loneliness, death, and fear were all experiences to be explored, understood and discussed. Come join us!
Los Angeles Youth Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Youth Orchestra Spring 2017 Concert4/2/2017 - 4/3/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/2/2017)
Copland’s Rodeo and Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony
The Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, conducted by Artistic Director Russell Steinberg, performs its Spring 2017 Concerts on Sunday, April 2 at 4:00pm and Monday, April 3 at 7:30pm at UCLA Schoenberg Hall.
Palm Springs Opera Guild of the Desert - Palm Springs - Presents:19th Annual Opera in the ParkSunday, 4/9/2017
A free concert of timeless opera arias performed by young artists with full orchestra.
Opera in the Park is the premier cultural event in April in Palm Springs.
This concert of opera arias draws thousands of people from all over Southern California in a celebration of great opera music with a professional orchestra conducted by Valery Ryvkin.
Los Angeles Children's Chorus - Los Angeles - Presents:Gala Bel CantoFriday, 3/24/2017
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Honors Legendary Opera Star Placido Domingo and Longtime LACC Supporters Jo and Shawn Libaw at Gala Bel Canto.
The celebration features heartfelt accolades and moving musical tributes by guest performers mezzo-soprano Susan Graham and soprano Lauren Libaw, the Libaws’ daughter and a former LACC chorister, as well as some 300 choristers from five LACC ensembles.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Zoot Suit1/31/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Zoot Suit, one of the most exciting and spectacular shows ever created in Los Angeles, is set to ignite the city again. Luis Valdez is bringing his groundbreaking 1978 smash back to the Mark Taper Forum to celebrate Center Theatre Group’s 50th Anniversary.
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Cerritos College - Norwalk - Presents:Piano Faculty ShowcaseFriday, 3/24/2017
Piano Faculty Showcase, raising scholarship funds for students in the applied music program, will showcase Cerritos College Music Department piano faculty. The concert will include performances by some of the most accomplished musicians in the greater Los Angeles area and will encompass a wide variety of musical genres.
Malashock Dance - San Diego - Presents:Propulsion!3/24/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Witness the artistic expression of four members of San Diego’s premiere professional dance company, Malashock Dance, as they come together to present, Propulsion!
Propulsion promises an exciting journey through the many facets of life and personal relationships. Audiences will witness an array of human emotions, such as anticipation, perseverance, compassion, and joy.
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Good Grief2/26/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Nkechi was a good Nigerian-American girl. She did everything right. Went to med school. Made plans. Then life happened. And plans changed. A first-generation coming-of-age journey of love, loss, and growing into adulthood, Good Grief follows Nkechi as she navigates Pennsylvania’s suburbs alongside her childhood crush, her would-be-philosopher brother, and her immigrant parents.
Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival - Hollywood - Presents:Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival3/23/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Four days of fantastic female solo performers.
The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) marks 24 years of producing close to 500 extraordinary multicultural and multidisciplinary solo performers from around the globe.
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Limón Dance Company3/24/2017 - 3/25/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Hailed as one of the world’s greatest dance companies, the Limón Dance Company has been at the vanguard of American Modern dance since its inception in 1946. The Company is the living legacy of dance theater developed by José Limón and his mentors, Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman, whose innovative works revolutionized American dance.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Tetzlaff Plays Dvorák3/24/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Dvorák: Carnival Overture
Dvorák: Violin Concerto (c. 32 minutes)
Brahms (arr. Schoenberg): Piano Quartet in G minor (c. 43 minutes)
The Open Circle Theatre Company - West Hollywood - Presents:Waiting for Godot3/23/2017 - 4/16/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
The Open Circle Theatre Company presents a new production of the Samuel Beckett classic.
Metro Art - Los Angeles - Presents:Josef Leimberg & The Astral ProgressionsFriday, 3/24/2017
Multi-talented trumpeter, composer and producer Josef Leimberg and the powerful Astral Progressions Ensemble will perform for the first time at Los Angeles’ Union Station on Friday, March 24, at 8:30 p.m. in the Historic Ticketing Hall. Doors will open at 8 pm.
L.A. Theatre Works - Los Angeles - Presents:Jefferson's Garden3/23/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Gregory Harrison stars as Thomas Jefferson in the American premiere of a gripping, powerful and timely new play by internationally acclaimed playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker (Our Country’s Good) that brings a fresh slant and theatrical inventiveness to the story of the American Revolution.
LMU College of Communication and Fine Arts - Los Angeles - Presents:The Rose Tattoo3/17/2017 - 3/25/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Loyola Marymount University's College of Communication and Fine Arts presents Tennessee Williams' haunting 1951 play.
Directed by Timothy Fitzgerald, the play follows a Louisiana widow who withdraws from the world after her husband's death and expects her young daughter to do the same.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Fun Home2/23/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
The “groundbreaking,” “exquisite,” and “unforgettable” new musical Fun Home was the event of the Broadway season, receiving raves from critics and audiences alike, winning five 2015 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and making history along the way.
"Easy to see how it won the Tony Award® for Best Musical. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Valley Performing Arts Center - Northridge - Presents:Buster Keaton’s The GeneralSaturday, 3/25/2017
New West Symphony
Richard Kaufman, Conductor
Regarded as the greatest of all comedies of the silent era, Buster Keaton’s The General (1927) is an action-packed adventure story set against the backdrop of the Civil War about a brave but foolish train engineer, the woman he loves, and his beloved locomotive.
CSUN alum Richard Kaufman returns to VPAC to conduct.
Fine Arts Network Theater Company - Temecula - Presents:The San Diego Ballet Company presents FIREBIRD3/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Folklore meets Funk! An ancient tale of a magical bird of fire comes to life with a contemporary twist. Javier Velasco’s modern/ballet fusion staging, teaming classical dancers with hip hop artists, lights up the stage with originality and boundless energy. “Imaginative, Entertaining and Thrilling” makes these performances a perfect outing for the whole family!
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:yMusicSaturday, 3/25/2017
yMusic is a group of six New York City instrumentalists flourishing in the overlap between the pop and classical worlds. With collaborators including Ben Folds, Bon Iver, José González and The Dirty Projectors, their virtuosic execution and unique configuration of forms has made them a force and a voice to be reckoned with on the international stage.
Festival Ballet Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Festival Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote3/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 3/25/2017)
Join the gallant Don Quixote on his knightly quests across old-world Spain in Festival Ballet Theatre’s rendition of this beloved ballet, based on the novel by Miguel Cervantes.
San Luis Obispo Wind Orchestra - San Luis Obispo - Presents:"Conductor's Choice"Saturday, 3/25/2017
For our joint March 15th concert with the Cuesta Wind ensemble, music director Jennifer Martin has selected some of her favorite pieces by American composers.
The Colburn School - Los Angeles - Presents:Colburn Chamber Music Society: Strings SerenadeSunday, 3/26/2017
Robert Chen, violin
WOLF Italian Serenade
MOZART String Quintet No. 1 in B-flat Major, K. 174
BRAHMS String Quintet No. 1 in F Major, Op. 88
Chicago Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Robert Chen got his start in the Community School of Performing Arts, and he returns to Colburn for a special performance of Mozart, Brahms, and Wolf.
American Contemporary Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:American Contemporary Ballet Invites You to Dancing School2/25/2017 - 7/16/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/26/2017)
As five dancers attempt the same solo variation, ACB Artistic Director Lincoln Jones will pull apart each phrase, comparing each dancer's choices, strengths, and weaknesses. You'll learn more about ballet in one hour than you can anywhere else. You'll begin to see like a critic or maybe -- better yet -- a dancer.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Senior Percussion RecitalSunday, 3/26/2017
Danielle Kammer, percussion
This event is free and open to the public.
Latino Theater Company - Los Angeles - Presents:Rules of Seconds3/23/2017 - 4/16/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
The world premiere of a dark and funny play set in 1855 Boston, where life is governed by a hundreds-years-old “Code of Dueling.” Starring Amy Brenneman, Jamie Harris and Josh Helman.
World premiere comedy
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Open House at LA Opera Sunday, 3/26/2017
LA Opera invites the public to an Open House, which will take place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from 10am to 6pm on Sunday, March 26, 2017.
Angelenos of all ages—from seasoned opera fans to complete newcomers—are encouraged to experience the many different elements that come together to create the magic of opera.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:McCallum Theatre Concert BandSunday, 3/26/2017
Mitch Gershenfeld, Conductor
Sylvia Gregoire, Guest Conductor
Gershwin’s classic An American in Paris highlights the 5th annual concert by the McCallum Theatre Concert Band. Hear 40 of Hollywood’s finest musicians play stirring marches, band classics and popular tunes in a real old-fashioned concert-in-the-park. And of course, there’s ice cream for everyone after the show.
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Graduate Piano Recital Sunday, 3/26/2017
Austin Turner, piano
This event is free and open to the public.
St. Mary of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:CSUN Women's ChoraleSunday, 3/26/2017
"Messengers of Spring"
Featuring the music of California composers, including Richard Kaufman, Alexandre Desplat, Kentaro Sato, James Domine, and William V. Malpede.
Dr. Katherine R. Baker, Director
Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:Waring International Senior Piano Competition3/26/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 3/26/2017)
Ages 18 -30
March 26 – April 2, 2017
All rounds of the competition are open to the public. All preliminary rounds and master classes are free to the audience at the Indian Wells Theater, located on the campus of CSUSB-Palm Desert, 37-500 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA 92211
Concerto Finals at the McCallum Theatre on Sunday April 2nd at 2pm with full orchestra.
Five Senses Tastings and V Wine Room - West Hollywood - Presents:The Playful Palate: A Music, Wine, and Chocolate Tasting to celebrate Women's History MonthSunday, 3/26/2017
Come Taste the Music™ and hear the wine as Five Senses Tastings and V Wine Room celebrate Women's History Month! Join us on Sunday March 26 at 6:30 pm for a music, wine, and chocolate tasting that's sure to tantalize all your five senses!
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Stravinsky's Les NocesSunday, 3/26/2017
Celebrating John Adams’ 70th birthday with his great opera choruses – Doctor Atomic, A Flowering Tree, The Death of Klinghoffer and The Gospel According to the Other Mary – paired with one of his very favorite works, Stravinsky’s raucous Les Noces (The Wedding).
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Senior Viola RecitalSunday, 3/26/2017
Rachel Rome, viola
This event is free and open to the public.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Composition ShowcaseSunday, 3/26/2017
The Composition department presents a concert featuring new solo, chamber, and vocal works by student composers. The celebrated program has included Pulitzer Prize finalists and major award winners among its recent alumni.
Christ Cathedral Concerts - Garden Grove - Presents:Tallis Scholars of LondonFriday, 3/31/2017
Welcome the Tallis Scholars back to Southern California, this time to the beautiful Arboretum of Christ Cathedral in Garden Grove. Hear live, this amazing group the New York Times calls "The Rock Stars of the Renaissance"
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles - glendale - Presents:He Had It Coming4/1/2017 - 4/2/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/1/2017)
From classics of the Golden Age to today’s Tony award-winners, experience the dazzle, flair, and savoir faire that only Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles can deliver!
Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:Concerto Finals with Orchestra & Awards PresentationSunday, 4/2/2017
The Waring International Piano Competition Presents
CONCERTO FINALS WITH ORCHESTRA & AWARDS PRESENTATION
The three finalists perform full concertos with symphony orchestra.
American Youth Symphony - Los Angeles - Presents:American Youth Symphony - Gala ConcertSaturday, 4/22/2017
Carlos Izcaray, conductor
Rachel Ostler, violin
Mozart: Overture from The Marriage of Figaro
Korngold: Violin Concerto, Op. 35, D major
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
Fine Arts Network - Temecula - Presents:A Chorus Line3/24/2017 - 4/9/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
A Chorus Line is a stunning musical-vérité about a chorus audition for a Broadway musical. It tells of the achingly poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies to land a job in the show and serves as a powerful metaphor for all human aspiration.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Tallgrass Gothic 3/10/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Laura falls in love with a man who offers her an escape from her rural home and controlling husband. Featuring core members of CSUF’s MFA acting class, this haunting, explosive play captures the love, longing, isolation, desire and fear of the classic Jacobean tragedy The Changeling.
Adult language and content
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:On The 20th Century3/9/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
A Madcap Musical Comedy!
"Old-fashioned musical comedy magic" - USA Today
"The show is a nonstop delight." - The New York Post
Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Blameless2/25/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Developed in The Old Globe’s 2016 New Voices Festival, The Blameless is a compassionate and moving look at the power of familial bonds in the most extraordinary of circumstances.
REDCAT Roy and Edna Disney/CALARTS Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:The Wooster Group: The Town Hall Affair3/22/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
The Wooster Group’s newest work THE TOWN HALL AFFAIR delves into the revolutionary fervor of feminist thinking and art “happenings” of 1970s New York. The piece is based on the Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker film Town Bloody Hall, a documentary of a 1971 panel which featured feminist thinkers and activists.
Santa Monica College Theatre Arts - Santa Monica - Presents:Arcadia3/17/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
By Tom Stoppard
Winner of the 1995 New York Drama Critics' Circle and the 1994 Olivier Awards for Best Play, Tom Stoppard’s 'Arcadia' is set in Sidley Park, an English estate. The action shifts back and forth between the 19th century and present day, debating scientific, literary and romantic mysteries.
Lamplighters Community Theatre - La Mesa - Presents:The Dresser3/17/2017 - 4/16/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
By Ronald Harwood
Directed by Steve Murdock
Produced by Jennifer McKenna
Based on the author's own experiences as dresser to Sir Donald Wolfit, this bracing, heartbreaking drama is an elegy to a by-gone era.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:Witness for the Prosecution1/27/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
The Group Rep presents Agatha Christie’s New York Critic’s Circle Award-winning play, Witness for the Prosecution, directed by Jules Aaron, featuring Guest Artist Salome Jens, a mystery about a man on trial for murder whose enigmatic wife is called as a “witness for the prosecution” whereupon a series of plot twists, deceptions and lies are dramatically uncovered.
Desert Rose Productions, Inc. - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Southern Baptist Sissies3/17/2017 - 4/9/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
"Southern Baptist Sissies" by Del Shores
The acclaimed play follows the journey of four gay boys in the Calvary Baptist Church of Dallas, TX.
Native Voices - Los Angeles - Presents:Fairly Traceable3/10/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Fairly Traceable follows the journeys of a young Ponca man and a Chitimacha woman as they juggle personal and career ambitions with advocacy for the environment and the people they love.
Glendale Centre Theatre/Tim Dietlein - Glendale - Presents:Bye Bye Birdie2/17/2017 - 4/1/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
Come join us at the Glendale Centre Theatre for a night of fun with this classic musical. This show will transport you back to the 1950's with its Rock and Role music, upbeat dancing, and heartfelt story. Come and "Put on a Happy Face" by bringing the whole family to Bye Bye Birdie!
Colony Theatre / Anthony Street Prod - Burbank - Presents:Italian Bred3/17/2017 - 3/26/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
After sold out shows in NYC - Italian Bred, the hilarious and heartwarming one woman show announces shows in Los Angeles at The Colony Theatre.
Written by and starring Candice Guardino, Italian Bred is based on true life events and told through the eyes of a little girl growing up Italian on Staten Island.
California Repertory Company - Long Beach - Presents:The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin3/10/2017 - 3/25/2017 (next performance: Friday, 3/24/2017)
CSULB Theatre Arts
Sunny Southern California sets the stage for this coming-of-age musical about a bubbly black girl, Viveca, with a bright smile and a sunny disposition.