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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.
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.
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.
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
Kirk Douglas Theatre - Culver City - Presents:Citizen: An American Lyric4/28/2017 - 5/7/2017 (next performance: Friday, 4/28/2017)
Fountain Theatre’s Citizen: An American Lyric, a meditation on race that fuses poetry, prose, movement, music and the video image, is a provocative stage adaptation of Claudia Rankine’s internationally acclaimed book of poetry about everyday acts of racism in America adapted by playwright and Fountain Theatre Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs and directed by Shirley Jo Finney.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Pasadena Conservatory of Music - Pasadena - Presents:Craig Richey Piano Master ClassSunday, 4/30/2017
Come watch Craig Richey coach PCM piano students.
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: Tuesday, 4/25/2017)
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...
Rancho Mirage Library - Ranch Mirage - Presents:Rancho Mirage Library Music Events4/8/2017 - 5/10/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/25/2017)
The library is host to some of the most talented musicians around.
Check their website for performers, dates and times.
Grand Park - Los Angeles - Presents:Lunchtime! Writers' Meetup3/7/2017 - 5/30/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 4/25/2017)
Grand Park’s Teaching Writer-in-Residence traci kato-kiriyama curates a variety of themes throughout the season, and facilitate short form writing exercises throughout the hour. Themes this year will include love, healing, power, quirks, city and maps, home, dreams, vision, food and nourishment and many more.
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.
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...
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.
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
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.
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.
Santa Monica Playhouse - Santa Monica - Presents:A DeLUSIONAL Affair - a new comedy by Albert James Kallis4/1/2017 - 4/30/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
“A SPLASH SELECTION! Brilliant! A Must-See!” says LA Spash Magazine. Accessibly Live Off-Line concurs, “A tight and mirthful stage piece that blends humor and pathos, with just a bit of raciness!” “A screwball and supernatural comedy, that calls to mind Hepburn and Tracy,” raves Theatre Notes.
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Organ Recital: Monte MaxwellSunday, 4/30/2017
The U.S. Naval Academy’s Chapel organist Monte Maxwell has played for diplomats and national leaders from around the world, and now he performs for you! Hear this outstanding virtuoso on a wide-ranging program from Baroque and beyond.
The Barn Stage Company, in association with Temecula Presents - Temecula - Presents:Cabaret at the Merc - Sunday2/26/2017 - 6/25/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 4/30/2017)
Bringing you the very best of Broadway to beautiful Old Town Temecula, on the last Sunday of each month!
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Senior Clarinet RecitalMonday, 5/1/2017
Matthew Dearie, clarinet
This event is free and open to the public.
Hollywood Pantages- Nederlander - Los Angeles - Presents:The Bodyguard5/2/2017 - 5/21/2017 (next performance: Tuesday, 5/2/2017)
THE BODYGUARD is an award–winning musical based on the smash–hit film of the same name. Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank Farmer, is hired to protect superstar Rachel Marron, played by GRAMMY Award-nominated and multi-platinum recording artist Deborah Cox, from an unknown stalker. Each expects to be in charge – what they don't expect is to fall in love.
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Senior Harp RecitalTuesday, 5/2/2017
Katelin Heimrick, harp
This event is free and open to the public.
UCSB Arts & Lectures - Santa Barbara - Presents:Yo-Yo Ma – Edgar Meyer – Chris ThileTuesday, 5/2/2017
“[Yo-Yo Ma] may be the greatest cellist in the world and, some would argue, the greatest cellist ever.” The Washington Post
“[Edgar Meyer is] the most remarkable virtuoso in the relatively unchronicled history of his instrument.” The New Yorker
“Chris Thile [is a] devilishly dexterous and eclectic American mandolin player.” The Guardian (U.K.)
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library - La Jolla - Presents:Chamber Music at the Athenaeum: Los Angeles Philharmonic OctetTuesday, 5/2/2017
The world premiere of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Octet
Chapman University Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music - Orange - Presents:Big Band & Jazz ComboTuesday, 5/2/2017
Jump, jive and boogie as the Chapman Big Band & Jazz Combo pays tribute to the music of Louie Bellson. Considered "The World's Greatest Drummer" by Duke Ellington, Louie was also a prolific composer, and the inventor of the double bass drum. Directed by Albert Alva.
Chapman University Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music - Orange - Presents:New Music EnsembleTuesday, 5/2/2017
Under the direction of Sean Heim, the New Music Ensemble presents works by current composition majors as well as those by many of the major composers of the last 50 years.
UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Inna Faliks and FriendsTuesday, 5/2/2017
chambermusic@ucla presents Inna Faliks and Friends
Called the "high priestess of the piano" (WTTW Chicago), internationally renowned pianist and UCLA Professor of Piano Inna Faliks performs Schubert's brilliant Wanderer Fantasie, Ballade in Black and White by Jan Freidlin (composed for Inna Faliks and premiered in Carnegie Hall) and Liszt's Mephisto Waltz.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:Benjamin Grosvenor in recitalWednesday, 5/3/2017
Praised by Gramophone magazine as "the most remarkable young pianist of our time," Benjamin Grosvenor makes his Orange County debut performing virtuosic showstoppers such as Liszt's Rhapsodie espagnole and crowd favorites such as Beethoven's famed "Moonlight" Sonata.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Concerto Competition Finals: StringsWednesday, 5/3/2017
Always a popular event, this competition performance brings selected student finalists from the Strings department before a panel of guest adjudicators.
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Yo-Yo Ma - Edgar Meyer - Chris ThileWednesday, 5/3/2017
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Chris Thile, mandolin
Edgar Meyer, bass
Three dazzling virtuosos (two of them MacArthur “geniuses”) pool their talents for a fresh perspective on three-part music by one of the greatest composers ever.
Glendale City Church - Glendale - Presents:Pianist CHARLES FIERRO: Debussy Preludes/Free Admission Glendale Noon ConcertsWednesday, 5/3/2017
FREE ADMISSION GLENDALE NOON CONCERTS
Every FIRST & THIRD WEDNESDAY at 12:10-12:40 pm
On Wednesday, MAY 3, 2017 at 12:10-12:40 pm:
CHARLES FIERRO Piano Recital
DEBUSSY: SELECTED PRELUDES, Book 1
The Dancers of Delphi
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
What the West Wind Saw
The Engulfed Cathdral
The Interrupted Serenade
The Hills of Anacapri
University of Redlands - Redlands - Presents:Junior Clarinet RecitalWednesday, 5/3/2017
Carissa Salcido, clarinet
This event is free and open to the public.