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Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Mariinsky Orchestra Saturday, 10/20/2018
Valery Gergiev, conductor
Kristóf Baráti, violin
DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
STRAVINSKY: Violin Concerto
STRAVINSKY: The Firebird (complete)
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:The Other Place9/21/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 10/21/2018)
Juliana Smithton is a respected neurologist whose life has recently begun unraveling. Her husband is leaving her, her daughter has eloped with a much older man and she’s even beginning to question her own good health.
Katy Skyrud - Coronado - Presents:Coronado Playhouse - 22nd Annual Free Classic: Macbeth10/5/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Shakespeare’s Macbeth explores the darkest depths of human aspiration. Driven by an insatiable hunger for power, posterity and certainty, Macbeth and his wife commit a murder and set in motion the inevitable unraveling of their own humanity.
Keone & Mari Madrid and Hideaway Circus - San Diego - Presents:Beyond Babel9/21/2018 - 11/18/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
A new immersive dance show created by Keone & Mari Madrid and Hideaway Circus will premiere in San Diego, California this fall titled BEYOND BABEL. Starring Keone and Mari in the lead roles, the production is inspired by the classic tale of Romeo & Juliet and current social stories from all over the world. BEYOND BABEL is told entirely through the style of West Coast Urban Dance.
Little Fish Theatre - San Pedro - Presents:On Clover Road by Steven Dietz9/21/2018 - 10/20/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
At an abandoned motel on a desolate American road, a mother meets with a cult deprogrammer, believing she will be reunited with her runaway daughter – what happens instead is something that will shock her to her core.
Rogue Artists Ensemble - West Hollywood - Presents:Señor Plummer’s Final Fiesta10/12/2018 - 11/4/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
A New Site-Specific Interactive Theater Experience in West Hollywood’s Plummer Park presented by The City of West Hollywood's Art Division in Collaboration with Rogue Artists Ensemble
Bucket List Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Silence! The Musical10/11/2018 - 11/3/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
The Unauthorized Parody of The Silence of the Lambs
Music & Lyrics by Jon Kaplan & Al Kaplan, Book by Hunter Bell
Adapted from the screenplay “Silence! The Musical” by Jon & Al Kaplan
Silence! The Musical is a bawdy tribute to the iconic film "The Silence of the Lambs".
OB Theatre Company - San Diego - Presents:The Rocky Horror Show10/12/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Performed live and complete with audience participation, props, and callouts, this quintessential cult theatrical experience opens this October 12th.
Directed and Choreographed by San Diego award winner, Michael Mizerany, featuring an all-star cast of local San Diego performers.
Dean Productions - Glendale - Presents:The Tempest10/4/2018 - 10/20/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Free Shakespeare in the park.
WHAT: The Tempest. The classic comedy.
WHO: Written by William Shakespeare. Directed by Rebecca Lynne.
The FPAC - North Hollywood - Presents:The Theory of Relativity, a musical9/21/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
On the heels of its recent Valley Theatre Award- winning 20th season, the Foothill Performing Arts Council (The FPAC) presents its No-Ho Theatre District premiere of the musical, "The Theory of Relativity", a joyous, moving, musically-comedic look at our surprisingly interconnected lives, by Drama Desk Award nominees Neil Bartram and Brian Hill (The Story of My Life).
Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center, Andrew Carlberg, and Foment Productions - Hollywood - Presents:Sell/Buy/Date9/27/2018 - 11/3/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Following a critically acclaimed, sold out run at the Geffen Playhouse earlier this year, the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center, Andrew Carlberg, and Foment Productions will welcome Tony Award-winning playwright and performer Sarah Jones ("Bridge & Tunnel") to the Renberg Theatre.
West Coast Jewish Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:Broadway Bound9/13/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Eugene Jerome and his brother seek fame and fortune as writers in the early days of television in this Neil Simon comedy.
Short+Sweet Hollywood - West Hollywood - Presents:Short+Sweet Hollywood9/13/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
The biggest festival of short plays in the world.
Short + Sweet is the world’s largest arts festival dedicated to creativity in short forms. Founded in 2002 in Sydney, Australia by Mark Cleary, it now takes place in 30 cities in 9 countries.in 50 festivals annually around the world.
The Hudson Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:The Bench, A Homeless Love Story10/5/2018 - 11/9/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Mined from the true stories of people in the New York neighborhood where he lived, writer/activist Robert Galinsky presents a unique perspective of life on the streets through five homeless characters whose lives become forever entwined. With brutal honesty and humor, the story makes it alarmingly clear that so many of us are just one mistake away from joining this underserved and growing populati
IAMA Theatre - Pasadena - Presents:American Hero9/15/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
The L.A. premiere of Bess Wohl’s darkly comic look at the struggles and perseverance of the American working class through the lens of a franchise-owned sandwich shop.
Open Fist Theatre Company - Los Angeles - Presents:All Night Long9/8/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Open Fist Theatre Company presents the Southern California premiere of award-winning playwright John O’Keefe’s surreal sit-com.
Ensemble Theatre Comapany - Santa Barbara - Presents:The School for Lies10/4/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
A side-splitting, freewheeling adaptation in rhyming verse of Molière’s classic comedy The Misanthrope, from the author who wrote The Liar, Venus in Fur, and All In The Timing.
Capricorn Eleven Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:The Beauty Queen of Leenane10/12/2018 - 10/21/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Production developed at the Actors Studio West, Martin McDonagh's award-winning black comedy THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE, directed by Mark Kemble (Film: co-writer/director “Bad Hurt” writer/director “Names”), will run September 14 – October 21 at studio/stage in Los Angeles.
Irvine Barclay Theatre - Irvine - Presents:Christine EbersoleSaturday, 10/20/2018
Christine Ebersole has captivated fans and critics alike with her unforgettable roles in Camelot, Dinner at Eight and the smash hit revival, 42nd Street. She starred most recently on Broadway in War Paint in her Tony-nominated role as Elizabeth Arden, a combative cosmetics pioneer.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Pacífico Dance CompanySaturday, 10/20/2018
Mexico, de Tierra a Mar
Pacífico Dance Company is dedicated to the performance and preservation of traditional Mexican dance. Enjoy this colorful dance fusion of culture, folklore and current themes.
Reduced Shakespeare Company / Caltech Public Events - Pasadena - Presents:The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) (Revised)Saturday, 10/20/2018
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] is an irreverent, fast-paced romp through the Bard's plays. All 37 Plays in 97 Minutes!
MainStreet Theatre Company - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:Schoolhouse Rock Live!10/6/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 10/20/2018)
"Conjunction Junction-- what's your function?" The pop culture phenomenon based on the Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series comes to life on stage!
Pasadena Symphony and POPS - Pasadena - Presents:Mozart RequiemSaturday, 10/20/2018
Tender melodies, powerful choruses, exquisite arias -- Mozart's hauntingly beautiful “Requiem” gets the Pasadena Symphony's 2018-19 season off to a grand start. Performances at 2pm and 8pm.
Downey Symphonic Society - Downey - Presents:Downey Symphony--¡Viva la música!Saturday, 10/20/2018
American premiere of 3rd clarinet concerto by Oscar Navarro. Cuban Lecuona's Andalucia Suite. Argentine Ginastera's Estancia Suite. Ravel, Bolero. Navarro will be with us--meet the composer! Complimentary champagne reception follows.
The Dream Orchestra - Los Angeles - Presents:"Immortal Beethoven" ConcertSaturday, 10/20/2018
Artistic Director Daniel Suk and the Dream Orchestra continue its 2018-2019 season with “Immortal Beethoven” at downtown Los Angeles’ Zipper Hall on Saturday, Oct. 20.
The concert program includes the “Egmont” Overture, Symphony No. 5 and Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”) performed by world-renowned pianist Fabio Bidini.
The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater - Hollywood - Presents:The Turn of the Screw9/29/2018 - 10/31/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 10/20/2018)
Henry James' classic horror tale in an adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher. Featuring Sean Spaan and Emily Sulzberger, directed by Don K. Williams.
Preatorean “A Collective Creation” - Sherman Oaks - Presents:The Dogs Pond10/7/2018 - 10/28/2018 (next performance: Saturday, 10/20/2018)
It is a story about six men, four veterans and two civilians, who gather together for a weekend of male revelry – ribbing, drinking, eating, fishing and fighting as they try to deal with war’s inescapable aftermath – The haunting memories they brought home and the innocence they left behind.
All Saints' Music Guild - Beverly Hills - Presents:Chamber Music at All SaintsSunday, 10/21/2018
Music of George Frideric Handel
Kathleen McIntosh, harpsichord
Suzanna Giordano-Gignac &
Stephen Redfield, baroque violins
Leif Woodward, cello
Producer - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Colburn @ Soka with Pianist HyeJin KimSunday, 10/21/2018
South Korean pianist HyeJin Kim has been praised for her “passionate … polished and expressive” performances. One of South Korea’s most thrilling young classical stars, she first attracted international attention at age 17 when, as its youngest participant, she won third prize in the prestigious Busoni Competition in Italy.
SoCal Symphony Soceity - Santa Monica - Presents:Discoveries and InfluencesSunday, 10/21/2018
Culver City Symphony Orchestra, Opening Concert of 2018-19 Season
Mozart and Mendelssohn both discovered the music of Johann Sebastian Bach well into their musical careers. The influences of Bach's music on both composers was profound, and changed the style and structure of their composition from that point on.
Claremont Symphony Orchestra - Claremont - Presents:Claremont Symphony OrchestraSunday, 10/21/2018
The Claremont Symphony Orchestra will launch its 66th Season on Sunday, October 15, at 3:30 p.m. The admission-free concert, directed by CSO Music Director Robert Sage, features a triple treat: Tchaikovsky, Ravel and Beethoven.
Scott Weiss - Ojai - Presents:Ojai Pops Orchestra- Free Community ConcertSunday, 10/21/2018
The Ojai Pops Orchestra will be returning to The Libbey Bowl in Ojai on Sunday, October 21st. This will be the third and final concert of the 2018 season. This community concert is FREE and open to the public. Donations are greatly appreciated.
Arts Brookfield - Los Angeles - Presents:Acoustic Caffeine3/28/2018 - 10/24/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/24/2018)
Acoustic Caffeine is the perfect musical buzz to compliment your afternoon cup of coffee. This free monthly music series is presented by Arts Brookfield and features live performances from area musicians. Invigorate your day with warm coffee provided by Starbucks and inspiring sounds by musicians from Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
Whitefire Theatre & Slowly I Turned Prods. - Sherman Oaks - Presents:Fire in a Dark House9/13/2018 - 11/15/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 10/25/2018)
The Whitefire Theatre and Slowly I Turned Prods. present a world premiere drama FIRE IN A DARK HOUSE, about young lovers, their families and community, all thrown into turmoil as anti-immigrant fervor against German-Americans sweeps the nation and their Midwest town during World War I. The play, created by Mona Z. Smith and Traci Mariano, runs Thursdays 8:00 pm, September 13 - November 15.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels - Los Angeles - Presents:Organ Recital at the Cathedral - Free5/9/2018 - 12/26/2018 (next performance: Wednesday, 10/24/2018)
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.
Check Cathedral website to confirm performances
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts LIVE - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series1/4/2018 - 12/27/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 10/25/2018)
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.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series7/22/2018 - 12/9/2018 (next performance: Sunday, 10/21/2018)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live7/1/2018 - 1/27/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 10/21/2018)
Sundays Live presents FREE weekly classical chamber music concerts and recitals by premier professional artists from Southern California and around the world. These one-hour concerts are presented free to the public at 6:00PM on Sundays in the Leo S. Bing Theater of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts8/5/2018 - 1/27/2019 (next performance: Sunday, 10/21/2018)
The Spreckels Organ is located in the heart of San Diego’s Balboa Park.
Concerts are held every Sunday at 2 p.m. (for one hour) and on Monday evenings in summer (7:30 to 9:30 p.m.). No tickets are issued to concerts, because all concerts are free and open to the public.
International City Theatre - Long Beach - Presents:A Splintered Soul10/17/2018 - 11/4/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Alan L. Brooks’ play about war refugees torn between cultures — Holocaust survivors in 1947 San Francisco — resonates deeply today.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Cost of Living10/17/2018 - 12/16/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
The West Coast premiere of Martyna Majoks gripping and surprisingly funny play, winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize.
Antaeus Theatre Company - Glendale - Presents:The Little Foxes10/18/2018 - 12/10/2018 (next performance: Friday, 10/19/2018)
Set in the Deep South of 1900, where women have scant options and men seem to hold all the power, Regina Giddens will stop at nothing — even blackmail — to wrest the family business away from her scheming brothers.