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Kila Kitu - Inglewood - Presents:Dream of the Red Chamber4/22/2017 - 5/27/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 5/20/2017)
Henry Ong's six-hour adaptation of this epic Chinese play is a modern yet traditional treatment of a tale of the human heart brought to life by a diverse cast of 13 helmed by LA Director Kila Kitu in as open air series of free performances over three Saturdays at Edward Vincent Park
Los Angeles LGBT Center Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center - Hollywood - Presents:S/He & Me5/25/2017 - 6/11/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 5/25/2017)
The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center presents a limited engagement of "S/He & Me: A Theatrical Cabaret," written and performed by Alexandra Billings, star of Amazon Prime’s hit show "Transparent." Written by Ms. Billings and conceived and directed by Joanne Gordon. Also starring Joey Ruggiero, Jeff Paul, Valerie Stanford, and Kayla Kearney.
Pierre Leloup - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Dance Festival - week 25/11/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 5/11/2017)
Brockus Project Dance and Théâtre Raymond Kabbaz are proud to present the fifth edition of LADF. The Los Angeles Dance Festival is here to connect the community to high quality affordable dance concerts.
Discover the creative talent of LA and enjoy the work of the best LA-based choreographers featuring an array of contemporary performances from urban to avant-garde.
Breakdown Services and Performing Arts LIVE - Originating from Los Angeles - Presents:State of the Arts Radio Series1/12/2017 - 1/11/2018 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
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.
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Magic of Chopin4/27/2017 - 4/29/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
Two of Canada’s brightest classical music stars perform a program that celebrates the spirit of France. Mozart composed his Symphony No. 31 specifically to please and impress Parisian audiences.
Katy Skyrud - Coronado - Presents:Singin’ In The Rain: In Concert4/28/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Only Three Performances
Based on the MGM Film
Screenplay and Adaptation Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
Director & Musical Director: Rayme Sciaroni
Making a splash on the Coronado Playhouse stage in a concert-version performance!
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Concerto Competition Finals: Keyboard StudiesFriday, 4/28/2017
Selected student finalists from the Keyboard Studies department perform before a panel of guest adjudicators in this popular competition finale.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Popular Music: Third-Year ShowcaseSaturday, 4/29/2017
Third-year Popular Music students present original music written, arranged, and performed under the direction of professors Patrice Rushen and Richard Smith.
Poway OnStage - Poway - Presents:The Doo Wop ProjectSaturday, 4/29/2017
Tracing the history of a capella music in the United States from 1950s through today The Doo Wop Project brings five-part harmony to PowayOnStage for one-night-only, April 29, 2017.
Los Angeles Clarinet Choir - Pasadena - Presents:"Musical Journeys"Saturday, 4/29/2017
The Los Angeles Clarinet Choir, 15 clarinetists performing on sopranino, soprano, alto, bass, and contrabass instruments, will present a program of Israeli, Japanese, Brazilian, Italian and American music at Pasadena Conservatory of Music's Barrett Recital Hall.
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:California Chamber Orchestra 11/5/2016 - 4/29/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
Join Dana Zimbric and the California Chamber Orchestra for our 2016-17 concert season: The Music of Friends.
What sets a chamber orchestra apart from other classical music is the intimacy of the experience for both the musicians and the audience. We call it "The Music of Friends."
The Wallis - Beverly Hills - Presents:Benjamin GrosvenorSunday, 4/30/2017
OnStage Musicals in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Tribute to Stan KentonSunday, 4/30/2017
The Big Band All Stars conducted by Jeff Stover pay tribute to Stan Kenton, jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, who led an innovative, influential, and often controversial American Jazz orchestra
The Hutchins Consort - Newport Beach - Presents:The Hutchins Consort presents: ImmigrantsSunday, 4/30/2017
Throughout the 20th century many artists as well as other professionals immigrated to the U.S. searching for freedom. The Hutchins Consort will be performing music from some of these composers who contributed to enrich the world music scene, like Bartok, Schoenberg, Stravinsky or Zeisl.
Pomona College Department of Music - Claremont - Presents:Pomona College BandSunday, 4/30/2017
Graydon Beeks, conductor, leads the ensemble in a program featuring the music of Boysen, Chance, Kohn, Sousa and others with guests Cynthia Fogg, viola and Hayden Eberhart (PO’07), soprano.
St James Sunday Concerts - Tarzana - Presents:Jazz Standards and the Great American SongbookSunday, 4/30/2017
St. James Sunday Concerts is pleased to present “Jazz Standards and the Great American Songbook” featuring the Sherman Oaks Melon Farmers on Sunday, April 30 at 4 PM.
Players include Oliver Steinberg, bass Cliff Lott, piano Andy Rubin, drums and Gordon Theil, trombone.
CCCBand - Encinitas - Presents:Coastal Communities Concert Band - Salute to Young Musicians ConcertSunday, 4/30/2017
The award-winning Coastal Communities Concert Band is featuring top North County High School musicians at its “Salute to Young Musicians” concert on Sunday, April 30, 2:00pm, at the San Dieguito Academy, 800 Santa Fe Drive, Encinitas.
Peninsula Symphony - Redondo Beach - Presents:Satisfying a "Suite" ToothSunday, 4/30/2017
Vladimir Chernov, guest baritone
Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé Suite
Vaughan Williams: English Folk Song Suite
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Placentia Founders Society - Placentia - Presents:Arroyo QuartetSunday, 4/30/2017
The Arroyo Quartet will give the final performance of the 2017 Bradford House Chamber Concert Series at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at the 115-year-old mansion at 136 Palm Circle, Placentia. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Seating is limited and on a first-come basis.
Bakersfield Community Concert Association - Bakersfield - Presents:Adam TrentSunday, 4/30/2017
The #1 selling Magic Show in the World. His
hi-tech out-of-this world illusions will thrill audiences of all ages. Adam was voted Top Ten most influential youth in America by U.S. News and World Reports. A truly Family Treat!
Hear Now Music Festival - Venice - Presents:7th Annual Festival of New Music by Contemporary Los Angeles Composers 4/30Sunday, 4/30/2017
Performers include The Lyris Quartet, Joanne Pearce Martin, piano, Cecil Tsan, cello, among others
Coachella Valley Repertory - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Later Life4/26/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
a play by
By A.R. Gurney
Directed by Luke Yankee
Austin has spent his entire life convinced that something terrible is bound to happen to him.
Glendale Community College - Glendale - Presents:The Cherry Orchard4/27/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” will be staged by the Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Department for a two-weekend run in the Auditorium Mainstage Theatre beginning April 27.
Cerritos College - Norwalk - Presents:It Ain't Nothin' But the BLUES4/28/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
A musical Revue of the BLUES
The Second City Studio Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:HisPanic Attack - Friday2/10/2017 - 4/28/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Are you afraid Latinos are taking your jobs? Your Medicaid? Your wife? You should be. Because we are, but first we'll make you laugh about it. Don't have a panic attack, come have a HisPanic Attack. It's a fun 45 minute vacation...just don't drink the water!
California Repertory Company - Long Beach - Presents:Good Boys and True4/28/2017 - 5/13/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
The privileged life of a high school senior at St. Joe’s School for Boys threatens to collapse when a disturbing video circulates around campus. Social class, abuse, and sexuality simmer beneath the surface of the resulting scandal taking an unexpected turn when the boy’s family is confronted with unsettling truths about their son.
JTK Productions - Hollywwood - Presents:Rabbit Hole4/21/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Pulitzer winner about a couple coping with a tragic loss.
National Comedy Theatre - San Diego - Presents:National Comedy Theatre Mainstage Improv Shows!12/2/2016 - 12/30/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
The nationally acclaimed NCT Mainstage Cast takes the stage every Friday & Saturday night at 7:30 & 9:45 p.m.
Based completely on audience suggestions, our professional cast creates an entire 100 minute improv comedy show on the spot. There’s no script, the cast has no idea which way the show is going to go, and each performance is a unique experience.
San Diego Junior Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Wizard of Oz 4/28/2017 - 5/14/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Orphan Dorothy Gale feels misunderstood by her Uncle Henry and Auntie Em and yearns to be far away. Whisked away in a tornado to the land of Oz, Dorothy unwittingly upsets the Wicked Witch of the West and unleashes her wrath.
Directed by Carlos Mendoza
UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts - Irvine - Presents:I Dream of Chang & Eng4/29/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
I Dream of Chang & Eng tells the story of Chang and Eng Bunker, the original “Siamese twins,” whose early lives were spent touring in a 'freak' exhibition. Charismatic and canny, they bought out their contract and toured around the world. Singled out as “freaks” by conventional society, they got the last laugh as they used this label to their own gain.
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Carnival of the AnimalsSaturday, 4/29/2017
Pacific Symphony brings a zoo to musical life with the Bob Brown Puppets and a narrator to tell the story. Camille Saint-Saëns’ “Carnival of the Animals” features each animal in its own descriptive song, from the royal march of the stately lions, to hippity-hopping kangaroos, lumbering elephants, a gracefully swimming swan and more.
Philip Roger Roy & Dana Matthow - Burbank - Presents:My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm in Therapy!4/26/2017 - 6/25/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
The international comedy hit, which ran in New York for over two years and has toured to more than 100 cities around the world, comes to LA for the first time. A guest production at the Colony Theatre.
The Theatre @ Boston Court - Pasadena - Presents:The House in Scarsdale: A Memoir for the Stage4/27/2017 - 6/4/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
As Tolstoy said “All happy families are alike each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” In The House in Scarsdale, playwright Dan O’Brien traces the roots of his family’s particular unhappiness to learn why his parents and siblings cut him off years ago.
Thomas Prosser - Valley Village - Presents:When Wrong Is Right4/21/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Dr. James King hosts a radio dance walkathon in 1932 Green Haven Health Spa while writing a new Bible and operating on patients.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:A Dull Pain Turned Sharp4/21/2017 - 6/4/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
The Group Rep presents the world premiere of Brent Beerman’s comedy drama A Dull Pain Turned Sharp, directed by Kay Cole, about a mother’s dream to be a grandmother, a daughter’s dream of independence, and another mother’s dream of carrying on the lineage of her deceased son. What happens when one’s happiness depends upon the actions of another?
MainStreet Theatre Company - Rancho Cucamonga - Presents:Stiles and Drewe’s Goldilocks and the Three Bears 4/29/2017 - 5/13/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
When the worlds of bears and people collide, everyone learns that girls and bears aren’t as ferocious as they may seem! Featuring an unforgettable score and some fun twists to a classic story every child knows and loves, this humorous adaptation is “just right” for the whole family! For ages 4 and up.
Music by George Stiles
Book and lyrics by Anthony Drewe
Directed by Abigail Deser
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Concerts1/29/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
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.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live1/8/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
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.
Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena - Presents:Craig Richey Piano Master ClassSunday, 4/30/2017
Come watch Craig Richey coach PCM piano students.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series1/8/2017 - 7/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
California Chamber Orchestra association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Classics at the Merc - Sunday2/19/2017 - 6/25/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 5/14/2017)
Classics at The Merc is a monthly chamber recital series co-produced by the California Chamber Orchestra and Temecula Presents.
Every 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sunday afternoon we feature an individual musician or small ensemble performing a wide range of music. Our performers are all working professional musicians or advanced conservatory students.
Timeless Productions in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Dixieland at the Merc - Sunday2/19/2017 - 6/18/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 5/21/2017)
Dixieland at The Merc is a monthly show dedicated to bringing the best of local and regional Dixieland talent to Old Town Temecula. The host band, Timeless (The Music You Remember) anchors the show on the third Sunday of every month. In addition, guest artists and guest bands are invited each month to provide variety and a breadth of experience to the show's audience of young and old alike.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Archduke4/25/2017 - 6/4/2017 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/26/2017)
Archduke is the astonishing new play from Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Rajiv Joseph, one of the most exciting playwrights of our time. Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, Guards at the Taj) returns to the Taper with this World premiere, Center Theatre Group commission that poetically traces a group of young men along their unlikely path...
Palm Canyon Theatre - Palm Springs - Presents:Palm Canyon Theatre4/27/2017 - 7/16/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
Apr 27, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
Deathtrap is a play by Ira Levin in 1978 which encompasses many plot twists and is essentially a play within a play. It is a play in two acts with one set and five characters. It holds the...
School of Arts & Enterprise - Covina - Presents:Little Shop of Horrors4/27/2017 - 4/29/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
Join SAE for the largest and boldest production in the history of the school is: “LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS”. The School of Arts and Enterprise continues to inspire the next generation of Broadway with “Little Shop of Horrors” at the historic Covina Center for the Performing Arts.
Sherry Berry Music in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Jazz at the Merc - Thursday2/16/2017 - 6/29/2017 (next performance: Thursday, 4/27/2017)
Each Thursday (and special performance dates throughout the year), you will be treated to a different jazz group in the intimate space known as "The Merc". The Mercantile is one of Temecula's original buildings and has been beautifully restored. We wanted to take advantage of this venue and bring you straight ahead jazz every Thursday evening in this acoustically inspired space.
The Porters of Hellsgate - North Hollywood - Presents:Pericles4/28/2017 - 6/4/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Pericles marks the 24th Shakespearean production mounted by The Porters of Hellsgate. Artistic Director Charles Pasternak returns to the directing chair and Leon Russom to the boards. They last worked together on 2014s production of Henry V, a critical and audience hit, which received Ovation, Broadway World, and Valley Theatre Award nominations.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:God and Sex2/24/2017 - 5/13/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
When the road to normal is getting you nowhere, maybe it’s time to take a detour. After spending many years in a lesbian relationship, Amy decides it would be easier to “be straight.” The groom is Tim, her best buddy from high school who has loved her since the day they met.
KADM Productions - Hollywood - Presents:Allen Wilder 2.04/28/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
West Coast premiere of a new play by Matt Morillo, author of the international hits "Angry Young Women in Low–Rise Jeans with High–Class Issues," "All Aboard the Marriage Hearse," and "The Inventor and the Escort." The cast features Farida Amer, Eileen Grubba, and Tom Pilutik. Directed by Morillo.
PRN Productions in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Comedy at the Merc - Saturday2/25/2017 - 6/24/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
Improv Comedy Comes to The Merc with PseudoRandomNoise! The Last Saturday of the month @ 8pm!
Hilarity ensues! Laugh and leave the week behind you with PRN's unique style of audience-participatory improvised comedy where you play too by helping to write, direct, and even star onstage with some of the region's most talented comedic actors.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:Finding Belle 2/11/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
A new Rudie-DeCarlo Family Theatre Musical for ages 2 to 102!
“A family show that should not be missed!” L.A. PARENT. Audiences help Cinderella, Snowhite, Little Bo Peep and even Mother Goose confront the magic and mystery of modern living as they try to find Belle, save the fairytale world, and prove that you're never too old to believe in imagination and happily-ever-afters.
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble - Los Angeles - Presents:Guillermo Calderon's "Kiss"4/29/2017 - 6/18/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
Damascus, Syria: 2014. Two couples meet for dinner to take their minds off the war raging around them. An unexpected profession of love, an untimely proposal and one kiss later, one of the foursome lies dead on the floor. Runs 4/29-6/18/17 at Odyssey Theatre, 2055 S. Sepulveda Blvd., West LA, 90025 www.OdysseyTheatre.com, Ph: 310-477-2055
Spotlight 29 Casino - Coachella - Presents:Spotlight Showroom3/25/2017 - 6/24/2017 (next performance: Saturday, 4/29/2017)
Spotlight 29 Casino provides the premier entertainment experience in the Coachella Valley and is home to the 2,200 seat Spotlight Showroom which has featured headliners such as Bruno Mars, Mark Anthony, Pitbull, Dave Chapelle, Montgomery Gentry and more, plus a Free Tribute Concert Series where guests can see a Tribute to their favorite acts for free.