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The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Manuel Cinema's Mementos Mori4/12/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/12/2019)
Mementos Mori is a dynamic, beguiling meditation on death and dying. In Manual Cinema’s most ambitious show to date, a cast of six puppeteers use hundreds of paper puppets, seven overhead projectors, two cameras and three screens to create a live “movie” in front of the audience.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Singin’ in the Rain4/12/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/12/2019)
Music by Nacio Herb Brown
Lyrics by Arthur Freed
Book by Betty Comden & Adolph Green
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment
Inland Pacific Ballet - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Little Mermaid - Inland Pacific Ballet4/13/2019 - 4/14/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/13/2019)
Audiences of all ages delight in Hans Christian Anderson’s story as it comes to life in Inland Pacific Ballet’s The Little Mermaid. Critics called this enchanting ballet “…visually stunning…an underwater Lion King,” where puppetry and dancing combine to create a magical ocean world.”
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Sutton Foster in ConcertSaturday, 4/13/2019
With endearing gusto and unabashed charm, Sutton Foster has originated roles in the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Young Frankenstein, Shrek The Musical,and her Tony Award-winning performances in Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Her ever-emboldened spunk has delighted television audiences in Bunheads and Younger.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Wind Ensemble • USC Thornton Symphony and Choral Artists • USC Thornton SymphonySunday, 4/14/2019
USC Thornton Wind Ensemble, performer
USC Thornton Symphony and Choral Artists, performer
USC Thornton Symphony, performer
About This Performance
The USC Thornton School of Music is one of the premier music schools in the country - in the top five, according to Rolling Stone. Three of its crack ensembles return to Walt Disney Concert Hall to showcase the virtuosity and vitality of L.A.'s
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts - Malibu - Presents:Pacifico Dance CompanySunday, 4/14/2019
The Los Angeles-based Pacifico Dance Company has been thrilling audiences with its unique blend of modern and traditional dance for well over a decade.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Ballet Preljocaj in La FresqueTuesday, 4/16/2019
Choreographer Angelin Preljocaj’s La Fresque (The Painting on the Wall) navigates the space between representation and reality as it interprets the fantastical Chinese tale of a painting come to life and a journey into another dimension.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Anoushka ShankarWednesday, 4/17/2019
A singular figure in the Indian classical and progressive world music scenes, sitar player Anoushka Shankar’s outstanding musicianship is marked by a calligraphic dexterity and profound emotion. The six-time Grammy nominee and daughter of the late musical guru Ravi Shankar is advancing the Shankar legacy formidably into the future.
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Ballet PreljocajThursday, 4/18/2019
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Tower of PowerThursday, 4/18/2019
Tower of Power is a band so one-of-a-kind, it’s an institution. Playing the most dynamic and distinctive soul music, T.O.P. is roaring into its unprecedented 50th anniversary with its signature sound and a world famous 5-piece horn section known for its power-packed punch and fullness.
CTSA UCIrvine - Irvine - Presents:Dance Escape4/18/2019 - 4/20/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/18/2019)
A lively spring showcase by MFA candidates in Dance, highlighting graduate and undergraduate dancers.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Heathers The Musical4/19/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/19/2019)
“Ingenious, naughty and very funny.” - The New York Post
Desert Ensemble Theatre Company - Palm Springs - Presents:Graceland & Asleep on the Wind by Ellen Byron4/19/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/19/2019)
Two charming, interconnected one-act plays close DETC's 2018-19 season.
"Graceland," directed by Rosemary Mallett
"Asleep on the Wind," directed by Gail Douglass
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:National Geographic Live: Wild Seas, Secret Shores4/25/2019 - 4/26/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Thomas Peschak, Photographer
In this talk, marine biologist-turned-National Geographic photographer Thomas Peschak takes audiences around the world with his award-winning images and his engaging take on the ocean’s charismatic creatures.
Long Beach Opera - Long Beach - Presents:In the Penal Colony by Philip Glass - SoCal Premiere4/25/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 4/25/2019)
Philip Glass’ opera, In The Penal Colony, is a Kafkaesque drama about the twilight of a barbaric world struggling to maintain order.
The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills - Presents:Black Beauty4/26/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company present
Created by Andy Manley, Andy Cannon and Shona Reppe
From the cozy horsebox they call home, Andy and Andy take the bit firmly between their teeth and tell the classic tale as you've never seen it before. Blending storytelling, music and puppetry, this re-telling of Black Beauty is sure to warm your heart. Recommended for ages 5+.
Opera Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Crucible by Robert Ward4/26/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Friday, 4/26/2019)
The Crucible is one of the most gripping works of American opera. Based on Arthur Miller’s play centered on the Salem witch trials, Robert Ward’s eerily topical opera is sure to make your pulse race. Wayne Tigges and Audrey Babcock – both standout singing actors – debut as John and Elizabeth Proctor Anya Matanovic portrays the malicious Abigail Williams. Kostis Protopapas leads the large cast and orchestra Rising star Stephanie Havey directs.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:El Gato Montes: The Wildcat4/27/2019 - 5/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
Placido Domingo stars in a thrilling take of love, passion and tragedy.
Long Beach Symphony - Long Beach - Presents:Mozart's JupiterSaturday, 4/27/2019
Eckart Preu, Conductor
Simone Porter, Violin
Cantus in memory of Benjamin Britten
Symphony No. 41, C major, Jupiter
Violin Concerto, op. 35, D major
Inland Pacific Ballet - Claremont - Presents:The Little Mermaid - Inland Pacific Ballet4/27/2019 - 4/28/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:California Chamber Orchestra: ConnectionsSaturday, 4/27/2019
The birth of modern music, themes and variations, and a Beethoven-inspired symphony that will leave you wondering where it’s been all your life.
UCI Drama - Irvine - Presents:The Refugee Hotel4/27/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 4/27/2019)
This dark comedy, set in a modest Vancouver hotel, is about Chilean refugees who struggle with the various tragicomic effects of ?eeing their homeland. Laid bare in the ?ctionalized autobiographical details of the play are universal truths that victims and survivors of political oppression continue to experience everywhere – and about love’s power to heal.
Fullerton Friends of Music - Fullerton - Presents:Diderot String QuartetSunday, 4/28/2019
Fullerton Friends of Music presents the Diderot String Quartet in a free concert.
Peninsula Symphony - Redondo Beach - Presents:Passionate, Not Pathetic!Sunday, 4/28/2019
Symphony orchestra performance with guest soloist.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Che MalamboWednesday, 5/1/2019
Powerhouse Argentina-based company Che Malambo is back with a foot-stomping, boleadora-twirling, bombos-beating vengeance after delivering the surprise hit of A&L’s 2016-2017 season with their Santa Barbara debut.
CTSA UCIrvine - Irvine - Presents:Physical Graffiti5/2/2019 - 5/4/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/2/2019)
Some of the most promising undergraduate choreographers present original new works in this annual concert brimming with young talent.
Cal State University Fullerton - Fullerton - Presents:Spring Dance Theatre5/2/2019 - 5/12/2019 (next performance: Thursday, 5/2/2019)
Join CSUF’s award-winning dancers and choreographers on an ever-changing adventure in dance.
“Great dancers are not great because of their technique. They are great because of their passion!”
- Martha Graham
The Soraya - Northridge - Presents:Ballet Folklórico Universidad De ColimaFriday, 5/3/2019
Patria Grande (Big Homeland)
CTSA UCIrvine - Irvine - Presents:Celebrate Music at UCIFriday, 5/3/2019
An exciting, fast-paced evening of musical performances by the Department of Music’s outstanding students and faculty, including instrumental and vocal ensembles of all sizes, diverse forms of traditional classical music and jazz, and new works by UCI composers. A family-friendly evening of performances to celebrate the arts and music at UCI.
Classical Crossroads - Torrance - Presents:Peninsula Symphony 2019 Knox Competition WinnerFriday, 5/3/2019
on Classical Crossroads' "First Fridays at First! ~ fff" series
Poway OnStage - Poway - Presents:Capitol StepsFriday, 5/3/2019
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:Great Opera & Film Choruses | Los Angeles Master Chorale5/4/2019 - 5/5/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/4/2019)
The full Los Angeles Master Chorale performs the most theatrical blockbusters of stage & screen.
Conducted by Grant Gershon
Long Beach Symphony POPS! - Long Beach - Presents:Cirque Musica Presents: Heroes & VillainsSaturday, 5/4/2019
Sean O’Loughlin, Conductor
Cirque Musica, Cirque Performers
MainStreet Theatre Company - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:The Emperor’s Nightingale5/4/2019 - 5/19/2019 (next performance: Saturday, 5/4/2019)
Two young princes must compete to be the next Emperor! It will take nothing less than bravery, empathy, and a magical bird to teach them the meaning of leadership.
UCI Music - Irvine - Presents:AcaLove: Southern California’s A Cappella FestivalSaturday, 5/4/2019
UCI A Cappella and UCI Chamber Singers present the second annual AcaLove, which brings together award-winning groups from all over Southern California. AcaLove has hosted incredible groups that have competed in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella, Los Angeles A Cappella Festival (LAAF), and been featured on the Best of College A Cappella compilation album!