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Virginia Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:2015 Junior & Intermediate Virginia Waring International Piano Competitions3/28/2015 - 4/6/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
This world class event occurs every other year thanks to the generous support of many individuals, foundations, cities and businesses.
Junior Competition (12 and under) • Intermediate Competition (13-17)
Solo and Concerto Competitions, plus Master Classes Concerto Finals with Waring Festival Orchestra
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles - Beverly Hills - Presents:GMCLA Goes Down Under3/28/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Grab your best frock and hop on the bus for an ode to Oz. The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles going Down Under for a "bonza" celebration of some of the biggest singers and composers from Australia and New Zealand. The chorus will pay tribute to divas like Kylie Minogue, Olivia Newton-John, Sia and, of course, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:"The Marriage of Figaro" at LA Opera3/21/2015 - 4/12/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 3/29/2015)
In the final installment of LA Opera's 2015 Figaro Trilogy, the clever barber from Seville is in love, but (like everything else in Figaro's life) it's complicated. From the breathless opening notes of the overture to the touching final curtain, Mozart’s comic masterpiece brilliantly delivers an ageless message of love and forgiveness.
Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa - Palm Desert - Presents:5th annual Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ presented by Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa3/27/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
The festival, organized by Palm Springs Life, will gather the brightest and most inspired chefs from across the country for three extraordinary days of culinary and wine tasting under The Big White Tent on Larkspur between El Paseo and Shadow Mountain in Palm Desert, CA. This event will be uniquely educational in focus, showcasing the Coachella Valley as the ultimate culinary destination.
The Music Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Spotlight Grand Finale PerformanceTuesday, 3/31/2015
Don’t miss Southern California’s brightest young talent as they perform in Walt Disney Concert Hall.
Witness, cheer and support young artists today!
Los Angeles Ballet - Los Angeles - Presents:Los Angeles Ballet's 'The Sleeping Beauty' - UCLA3/28/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
The Sleeping Beauty is a world premiere choreographed by LAB Artistic Directors Colleen Neary and Thordal Christensen. While offering a re-imagining that is fresh and new, this Beauty remains steeped in the beloved tradition introduced by Marius Petipa in 1890.
Virginia Waring International Piano Competition - Palm Desert - Presents:Virginia Waring International Piano Competitions - Concerto Finals Monday, 4/6/2015
Junior and Intermediate Concerto Finalists with the Waring Festival Orchestra.
The 2015 First place solo winners (Junior & Intermediate) will also perform.
DOMA Theatre Company - Hollywood - Presents:Jesus Christ Superstar2/13/2015 - 4/19/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
“Jesus Christ Superstar is the ultimate rock opera! There are numerous standout performances in this very talented ensemble. Music, choreography, costumes and lighting are all terrific! It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Calder Quartet with Robert deMaineThursday, 4/9/2015
The Calder Quartet is at the forefront of an exhilarating new generation of American string quartets breathing new life into classical repertoire and forging new paths with contemporary music.
Los Angeles Master Chorale - Los Angeles - Presents:The Water Passion4/11/2015 - 4/12/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 4/11/2015)
Tan Dun | Water Passion After St. Matthew
A watershed moment for the LA Master Chorale! First performed by the Chorale in 2005, this has been one of our most talked-about concerts ever since.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:Pygmalion3/17/2015 - 4/12/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
By George Bernard Shaw
Directed By Jessica Kubzansky
PYGMALION remains Shaw's most popular play, which is most widely known for being the inspiration behind the highly romanticized Broadway musical and film My Fair Lady.
March 17 - April 12, 2015
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Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center - Los Angeles - Presents:Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater4/15/2015 - 4/19/2015 (next performance: Wednesday, 4/15/2015)
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
April 15 – 19, 2015
$34 - $125
Towne Street Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:“8th Annual TST Ten Minute Play Festival”3/12/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Towne Street Theatre presents the “8th Annual TST Ten Minute Play Festival, celebrating Women's History Month.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Open Call 2015 Talent Competition4/16/2015 - 4/18/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/16/2015)
Don't miss the Valley's best performers of all ages in this exciting talent competition that has become a McCallum audience favorite and sell-out event. Local artists team up with the staff and crew to present four visually stunning and energy filled performances.
Vote for your favorite performer on Thursday and Friday evening and Saturday afternoon.
Santa Barbara Choral Society - Santa Barbara - Presents:The Santa Barbara Choral Society Presents Music Then and Now3/28/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Today’s composers stand on the shoulders of the classical giants who preceded them. American composer Rollo Dilworth is no exception and he’ll be on hand to tell us about it! First, Conductor JoAnne Wasserman will lead the 80+ voices of the Choral Society and Orchestra in the works of the classical masters who influenced the dynamic and engaging Dr. Dilworth (Mozart among others).\
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:Conrad TaoSaturday, 3/28/2015
The only classical musician to appear on Forbes’ prestigious “30 under 30” list of people changing the world, Tao’s “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” (The New York Times) make his solo concert at The Broad Stage a “must see” performance for 2015.
MenAlive Chorus - Irvine - Presents:She Got the Beat3/27/2015 - 3/28/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Get ready to rock and roll as we pay tribute to all the fabulous females who have rocked our world and had our backs for the last half century! Arethat, Beyonce, Cher, Katy, Lady Gaga, Pink and many more.
The Chance Theater - Anaheim - Presents:Alice in Wonderland3/19/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
A madcap adaptation of the Lewis Carroll classic! This coming-of-age adventure is a fun-filled experience for the whole family, and the perfect way to kick off Chance’s new Theater for Young Audiences Series.
Coyote StageWorks - Rancho Mirage - Presents:Buyer & Cellar3/27/2015 - 4/5/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Alex More has a story to tell. A struggling actor in L.A., Alex takes a job working in the Malibu basement “shopping mall” of a beloved “Funny Girl” megastar. One day, the Lady Herself comes downstairs to play. It feels like real bonding in the basement, but will their relationship ever make it upstairs?
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:Julius Caesar3/22/2015 - 5/8/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Among the world’s most celebrated plays, Julius Caesar is also one of the most action packed. With trickery at every turn, count on holding your breath as allegiances shift with every scene. Democracy has never been this demonic, nor the Bard so prophetic in his most psychologically powerful (and modern) play.
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:Dame Edna and Barry Humphries' The Final Farewell Tour3/30/2015 - 4/4/2015 (next performance: Monday, 3/30/2015)
Direct from London's West End
FAREWELL POSSUMS! "It's the end of an era," cries the London Daily Telegraph, but Barry Humphries and his most famous creation Dame Edna Everage aren't going out with a whimper. They're going out with a rapid-fire explosion of convulsive laughter and cheers. On the pink and purple high heels of the pair's 2009 triumphant McCallum ...
Ballet Repertory Theatre - Huntington Beach - Presents:La Bayadère3/28/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Discover the captivating story of a young temple dancer (bayadère) named Nikiya who believes she has found eternal love. Set against the exotic backdrop of ancient India, this visually stunning ballet draws upon a mesmerizing precision of the corps, poetic duos, and poignant solos to recount Nikiya’s fate and that of her suitor, Prince Solor, caught in a love triangle with Princess Gamzatti.
Circle X Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Trevor3/14/2015 - 4/19/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Inspired by true events, TREVOR is a subversive comedy about fame, success, and the lies we tell ourselves in order to keep people from taking away our erratic, 200-pound chimpanzee.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Concert Jazz OrchestraMonday, 3/30/2015
USC Thornton faculty Jason Goldman leads the USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra in a performance featuring singers from the Jazz Studies and Popular Music programs.
Cygnet Theatre - San Diego - Presents:My Fair Lady3/5/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
When Professor Henry Higgins wagers he can transform a Cockney flower girl into an aristocratic lady, he never guesses that Eliza Doolittle will in turn transform him. The Lerner and Loewe's classic musical features such enduring favorites as "I Could Have Danced All Night," "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," "The Rain in Spain," "On the Street Where You Live," and "Get Me to the Church on Time."
Valley Performing Arts - Northridge - Presents:Disney FANTASIA – Live in ConcertSunday, 3/29/2015
“All in all, this is a program that should be offered with great regularity, rather than as a special event.” — Janos Gereben, San Francisco Classical Voice.
Philharmonic Society of Orange County - Costa Mesa - Presents:London Symphony OrchestraSaturday, 3/28/2015
An all-star cast hits Segerstrom Center for the Arts when London’s oldest symphony orchestra makes its triumphant return to Orange County. Grammy Award-winning conductor Michael Tilson Thomas leads the London Symphony Orchestra and world-renowned pianist Yuja Wang.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series - Sunday12/28/2014 - 6/28/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 3/29/2015)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Lamb's Players Theatre - Coronado - Presents:You Can't Take It With You2/13/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart
directed by Kerry Meads
Lamb's Players Theatre, Coronado
February 13 - March 22
George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's comic masterpiece set during America's Great Depression is as fresh, funny and relevant as ever. Packed with memorable characters this classic is a triumph of freedom, love and fireworks!
LA Phil - Los Angeles - Presents:Gil Shaham Plays Bach Sunday, 3/29/2015
Gil Shaham Plays Bach
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Sunday March 29, 7:30 pm
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The White Snake3/21/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
One of the true geniuses of the American theatre makes her long-awaited San Diego debut with The White Snake! Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman creates an enchanting theatrical spectacle with live music and sumptuous visuals.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live12/14/2014 - 12/27/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 3/29/2015)
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.
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts - La Mirada - Presents:Carrie the Musical3/12/2015 - 4/5/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Twenty-five years after its spellbinding premiere shocked critics and audiences from London to New York, Carrie, the most legendary Broadway musical of all time, comes to Los Angeles for the very first time.
Rockwell Table & Stage - Los Angeles - Presents:Romeo & Juliet: Love is a Battlefield2/27/2015 - 3/28/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
"A sterling production not to be missed. Shakespeare meets Pat Benetar in this awesome show that is performed cleverly utilizing a stage and the entire seating area including the bar. The directors and choreographers deserve awards for how this show is put together. The vocals are incredible and the entire cast is top shelf. This is one of our FEATURED events. GO!” – Performing Arts LIVE
Palomar Performing Arts - San Marcos - Presents:Culture CrossingSunday, 3/29/2015
Palomar Chamber Singers
Skylight Theatre Company - Beverly Hills - Presents:Disconnection1/25/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
An aging cult founder faces the end of his life in isolation and regret. DISCONNECTION travels across seven years in the life of a successful lawyer, his piano instructor mentor, and his estranged daughter as each comes to terms with their involvement in "The Church."
"This is one of our FEATURED events. A solid cast and powerful performances lead the way" - Performing Arts LIVE
Nebula Dance Lab - Santa Barbara - Presents:Louise Reichlin & Dancers and Los Angeles Choreographers & Dancers at the HH11 FestivalSunday, 3/29/2015
In this 3 day Dance Festival produced by Nebula Dance Lab, dance companies from the So California area are featured. Since 1979, REICHLIN'S LA CHOREOGRAPHERS & DANCERS has created works reviewed as "wildly theatrical and fun". In their only appearance before their 35th Anniversary Concert at the Bootleg Theater in Los Angeles, the company presents "Brandenburg" from Tap Dance Widows Club.
The Antaeus Company - North Hollywood - Presents:Henry IV, Part 13/5/2015 - 5/3/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Antaeus, L.A.’s classical theater ensemble, opens its 2015 season with a fully partner-cast production of William Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part I. Previews begin March 5, with two opening nights set for March 12 and March 13 (one with each cast) at the Antaeus Theater in NoHo. Michael Murray directs.
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Society - Free Concerts in Baboa Park11/30/2014 - 6/28/2015 (next performance: Sunday, 3/29/2015)
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.
Lamb's Players Theatre - San Diego - Presents:Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat1/23/2015 - 5/31/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
The effervescent musical about the boy with the amazing coat-of-many-colors who changed the course of history.
Pantages Theatre - Hollywood - Presents:Newsies3/28/2015 - 4/19/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
“HEADLINE: NEWSIES is a winner! The tireless cast, choreography, set design, musical score, costumes, lighting and the showstoppers are all terrific. This high – spirited Tony Award® winner is front page news the way. GO!” - Performing Arts LIVE
Pala Casino Spa & Resort - Pala - Presents:Pepe AguilarSaturday, 3/28/2015
Aguilar, the winner of four Grammy Awards and four Latin Grammys, has produced over 16 albums and compilations since 1991 and has sold millions of records. His most recent albun, Homenjae, pays tribute to the original "Charro de Mexico" (Mexican Rodeo Star), his father, Atonio Aguilar.
University Players - Long Beach - Presents:Eurydice3/26/2015 - 4/12/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Ruhl’s reimagining of the Orpheus myth is a powerful and mysterious exploration of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the power of love to seal our fates.
Fantasy Springs Resort Casino - Indio - Presents:Amy SchumerSaturday, 3/28/2015
As the funniest, freshest face on television, Amy Schumer is on the rise in the world of comedy with her blend of honesty, and unapologetic sense of humor. On Saturday, March 28th, she dishes out hysterical comedy on the Special Events Center stage at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.
The Second City Studio Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:Red, White, & Everything Else - Saturdays1/24/2015 - 4/25/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Red, White & Everything Else! America. Land of the mostly free, and home of the sometimes brave. Maybe we’re awesome or maybe we're just delusional, it’s our best virtue! This original sketch comedy is written and performed by Sasha A. Ali, Natalie D'Alacio, Rukhmani Desai, Lindsey Fisher, Julian Gant, Ace Gibson, Michael Klimkowski and Matt Noonan. Directed by Dwayne Colbert.
The Laguna Playhouse - Laguna Beach - Presents:The Odd Couple3/4/2015 - 3/29/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
This is Neil Simon’s Tony Award-winning classic comedy of two famously mismatched roommates: when recently failed marriages force fastidious Felix to cohabitate with the slovenly Oscar, the duo must determine whether their differences are irreconcilable.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:Edward Albee’s THE AMERICAN DREAM3/14/2015 - 4/12/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
The Group Rep presents Edward Albee’s The American Dream. The play is directed and produced by Alyson York. This hilarious satire explores the dysfunction of the American family in a startling tale that rocks middle-class ethics and reveals the absurdity of what was considered America’s status quo fifty years ago.
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Cinderella3/17/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Be transported back to your childhood, as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes.
Conejo Players - Thousand Oaks - Presents:How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying3/13/2015 - 4/12/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Power, ambition, greed ... it's just another day at the office! From the authors of Guys and Dolls comes one of the most delightfully irreverent musicals of all time.
The Blank Theatre - Hollywood - Presents:Sons of the Prophet1/31/2015 - 4/26/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
Los Angeles premiere of Stephen Karam's play, a 2012 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Directed by Ovation Award-winner Michael Matthews.
Critics' Choice - LA Times
McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts - Palm Desert - Presents:The McCallum Theatre Concert Band - Music from the MoviesSunday, 3/29/2015
Mitch Gershenfeld and Brian Ingelson, conductors
Now in its third season, the McCallum Theatre Concert Band has become an audience favorite, performing great marches and concert band repertoire. This year, the Band goes to the movies, with great arrangements of music by John Williams, Henry Mancini, Max Steiner, Danny Elfman and others. Plus a Sousa march or two.
San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory - San Diego - Presents:Classical Melodies in Balboa Park9/26/2014 - 5/31/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 3/28/2015)
San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory students start a new season filling Balboa Park's weekends with classical music.
Pacific Symphony - Costa Mesa - Presents:Tchaikovsky Violin ConcertoSunday, 3/29/2015
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Benjamin Beilman, violin
Soka Performing Arts Center
Enjoy one of the best Baroque orchestral works ever written, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, followed by the seldom performed Serenade in E-flat Major by Strauss.
La Jolla Music Society - San Diego - Presents:London Symphony Orchestra with Yuja WangSunday, 3/29/2015
The London Symphony Orchestra lead by Michael Tilson Thomas and featuring the sensational Yuja Wang on piano bring you a program of early 20th century classics.
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:The Threepenny Opera2/15/2015 - 5/17/2015 (next performance: Thursday, 4/2/2015)
The Threepenny Opera debuted in Berlin in 1928. Threepenny is nothing short of a groundbreaking work of what is now termed Brechtian Theatre, in which the full use of theatricality is on display and the fourth wall is broken the audience is aware they are watching a play, a reaction to a previous, more naturalistic approaches to stage works.
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:Figaro3/14/2015 - 5/10/2015 (next performance: Saturday, 4/4/2015)
West Coast Premiere!
Wedding-day jitters rise to new heights in this dazzling adaptation of Beaumarchais’s classic. A New York Times “Critic’s Pick,” this infectious comedy pokes fun at ruling class entitlements—and celebrates the wit and wisdom of the not-so-common man.
Morongo Casino Resort and Spa - Cabazon - Presents:Florida Georgia LineSaturday, 3/28/2015