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La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts - La Mirada - Presents:The Hunchback of Notre Dame9/16/2016 - 10/9/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
This brand new musical is the only stage collaboration from two masters of American musical theatre, Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast) and Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin). With a lush, emotionally rich score and beautiful choral arrangements, it’s a dramatic retelling of the epic but tragic Victor Hugo novel.
LA Opera - Los Angeles - Presents:Macbeth at LA Opera9/17/2016 - 10/16/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
Plácido Domingo and James Conlon unite again in a powerful adaptation of Shakespeare's classic thriller.
Returning home from battle, a victorious general encounters a coven of witches who predict his future—he will become king of Scotland. Blinded by ambition, and spurred on by his power-hungry wife, Macbeth commits multiple murders to attain and keep the throne.
Pasadena Playhouse - Pasadena - Presents:The Fantasticks9/6/2016 - 10/2/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
Don't miss the longest running musical in history, THE FANTASTICKS, live on the Pasadena Playhouse stage as director Seema Sueko breathes new life into this historic musical event!
THE LONGEST RUNNING MUSICAL IN HISTORY.
Oktoberfest Entertainment/Ginger Perkins - Los Angeles - Presents:Oktoberfest the Musical: An Almost True Story9/8/2016 - 11/27/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
OKTOBERFEST THE MUSICAL – An Almost True Story is a musical comedy filled with spectacular songs, ranging from spirited oom-pah-pah polkas, jazzy burlesque numbers and delicate love duets to Broadway show-stoppers.
The Fountain Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Baby Doll7/29/2016 - 10/30/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
This summer, L.A. audiences get to see a brand new play by Tennessee Williams. Darkly comic and crackling with sexual tension, this enthralling tale of prejudice, sexual politics and passion is the first-ever Williams Estate-approved stage adaptation of the Tennessee Williams screenplay.
Ruskin Group Theatre - Santa Monica - Presents:A Raisin in the Sun9/16/2016 - 9/25/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
"TOP TEN" RECOMMENDED - Stage Raw
Winning the BEST PLAY Award from the New York Drama Critics' Circle, “A RAISIN IN THE SUN" made history when it opened in 1959. A family's struggle to achieve their individual dreams and potential despite challenges of a system that seems built to thwart them.“Award-worthy…terrific. Impeccable [direction]” - Santa Monica Daily Press
San Diego Opera and MTS - San Diego - Presents:Opera on Track9/3/2016 - 10/9/2016 (next performance: Saturday, 10/8/2016)
“Opera on Track” is a partnership between San Diego Opera and MTS, which operates a light rail trolley service with three lines that cover the City of San Diego as well as the South Bay and East County cities of National City, Chula Vista, Imperial Beach, La Mesa, El Cajon and Santee.
Le Salon de Musiques - Los Angeles - Presents:Le Salon de Musiques Chamber Music Series Grand Opening ConcertSunday, 10/2/2016
- L. BEETHOVEN: String Quartet n.9 in C Major Op 59 n.3
- G. LEKEU: "Molto Adagio" for String Quartet "US Premiere"
- F. SCHUBERT: String Quintet in C Major D 956
William HAGEN & Jessica GUIDERI, Violins,
Rob BROPHY, Viola, Robert de MAINE & John WALZ, Cellos.
Triage Productions and Standing Room Only Productions - Los Angeles - Presents:Next to Normal8/19/2016 - 10/8/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
Due to SOLD OUT houses and RAVE REVIEWS Triage Productions and Standing Room Only Productions extend Next To Normal, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, directed by Thomas James O’Leary with a live five-piece band conducted by music director Taylor Stephenson.
The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles - Los Angeles - Presents:Taste of ItalySaturday, 10/1/2016
Taste of Italy is Los Angeles’ premiere Italian Food and Wine event featuring award-winning restaurants and wineries, with fantastic entertainment in a spectacular setting.
The Getty Villa - Malibu - Presents:Haunted House Party, A Roman Comedy9/8/2016 - 10/1/2016 (next performance: Thursday, 9/29/2016)
"One of the funniest shows we have seen in years! Direction and adaptation by Matt Walker are brilliant! The cast is excellent! It is one of our FEATURED events. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Haunted House Party is a hilarious Roman comedy based on Plautus’s Mostellaria that would be right at home as a television sitcom premise today.
University of Redlands School of Music - Redlands - Presents:Faculty Trombone RecitalWednesday, 9/28/2016
Music of Busser, Tournemire, Sprecher and Redlands composers Wayne Borhnstedt and Barney Childs.
The Old Globe Theatre - San Diego - Presents:October Sky 9/10/2016 - 10/23/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
The beloved film is now a triumphant new American musical that will send you heart soaring and inspire your whole family to reach for the stars!
Soka Performing Arts Center - Aliso Viejo - Presents:Yefim BronfmanTuesday, 9/27/2016
Solo piano. Internationally recognized as one of today's most acclaimed and admired pianists, GRAMMY winner Bronfman’s is known for commanding technique, power and exceptional lyrical gifts.
Center Theatre Group - Los Angeles - Presents:Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom9/1/2016 - 10/16/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
An American masterpiece, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is set in 1927 Chicago during a recording session at a white-owned studio with the legendary singer—inspired by real-life Mother of the Blues Gertrude "Ma" Rainey.
"One of our FEATURED events. GO!" Performing Arts LIVE
Center Theater Group - Los Angeles - Presents:A View From the Bridge 9/7/2016 - 10/16/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
Direct from sold-out runs on the West End and Broadway comes A View From the Bridge in a searing revival from director Ivo van Hove, delivering “the stuff of Broadway legend” (New York Post).
"Masterfully staged! Powerful performances! One of our FEATURED events. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Rogue Machine Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:"Dutch Masters"9/17/2016 - 10/3/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
CRITICS' CHOICE - LA Times
West Coast Premiere of Greg Keller's thriller tracks a
chance encounter that will lead two young men into a head-on confrontation. The story goes from Rockefeller Center to 145th Street.. and everywhere in-between. Dutch Masters is a piercingly insightful comedy-drama that illuminates the continuing problems of race relations in America.
Celebration Theatre - Los Angeles - Presents:Charm9/9/2016 - 10/23/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
"Powerful, emotional and very funny. Many moments of brilliance from an exceptional cast. GO!" - Performing Arts LIVE
Set in “The Center,” a shelter and safe space for the LGBTQ community in Chicago, CHARM explores the complex issue of Gender Identity.
Los Angeles Champer Orchestra - Glendale - Presents:bach & beethoven 79/24/2016 - 9/25/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
Program of Musical Contrasts Opens LA Chamber Orchestra's 2016-17 Season
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Opens 2016-17 Season and Music Director Jeffrey Kahane’s Final Season With Orchestra With a Program of Musical Contrasts Featuring Works By Beethoven, Mozart, Bach and Tigran Mansurian, Considered World’s Greatest Living Armenian Composer
South Coast Repertory - Costa Mesa - Presents:All the Way9/2/2016 - 10/2/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
by Robert Schenkkan
Directed by Marc Masterson
1963. Lyndon B. Johnson has been catapulted into the most powerful job on earth. No stranger to back room deals, Johnson takes us with him—flattering, backslapping, placating and bullying as he maneuvers to pass the groundbreaking Civil Rights Act.
A Noise Within - Pasadena - Presents:Tom Stoppard's Arcadia9/4/2016 - 11/20/2016 (next performance: Friday, 9/30/2016)
"I have never left a play more convinced that I had just witnessed a masterpiece" –The Daily Telegraph
Romantic, funny, and profoundly moving, Stoppard’s meticulously crafted masterwork invites you experience the intricate interplay of a past and present equally driven by fierce intellectual curiosity and the fickle passions of the human heart.
San Luis Obispo Wind Orchestra - San Luis Obispo - Presents:San Luis Obispo Wind Orchestra ConcertSunday, 9/25/2016
"Hollywood's Greatest Hits," a concert of Oscar-winning blockbuster musical hits from the silver screen, including selections from four of John Williams' scores from Superman, Star Wars, Harry Potter and Schindler's List. Brynn Albanese and Deanna Delore guest solo as well as selections from The Wizard of Oz, Frozen, Mary Poppins and more!
Live Nation - Santa Barbara - Presents:Nick Offerman & Megan MullallySunday, 9/25/2016
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally are taking audiences to the SUMMER OF 69: NO APOSTROPHE. With this show, Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally are yanking the britches right off of their marriage, exposing the salacious details of their fiery union for all the world to enjoy, featuring songs, funny talking, heavy ribaldry, light petting and an astonishing final act of completion.
The Broad Stage - Santa Monica - Presents:DIAVOLO9/23/2016 - 9/25/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
“With this cast…defying gravity doesn’t just look easy. It feels like the human spirit, ever enduring.” – Los Angeles Times
Celebrating 25 years, the groundbreaking dance company presents their signature “architecture in motion” with a brand new work, Passengers, and audience favorite Trajectoire. Don’t miss this 16/17 season kickoff with one of our most requested ensembles!
Dr. David Rentz - Anaheim - Presents:Young Musicians Concerto Competition Winners ConcertSunday, 9/25/2016
The Orchestra Collective of Orange County (OCofOC) will present its inaugural concert on Sunday, September 25. The concert will showcase jointly, the recent winners of two of the southland's most prestigious chamber competitions and will feature highlights from some of the most dramatic concertos every written in music history by Bruch, Saint-Saens, Mendelssohn, Chopin, and Borne.
Theatricum Botanicum - Topanga - Presents:Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum 2016 Summer Season6/4/2016 - 10/2/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
The year 2016 marks the remembrance, worldwide, of Shakespeare’s death 400 years ago, as well as what is shaping up to be a historic election year in the U.S.
Laguna Dance Festival - Laguna Beach - Presents:BalletX Sunday, 9/25/2016
Philadelphia-based BalletX returns to the Laguna Beach stage to present its entertaining, flawless, diverse choreographic style.
San Gabriel Mission Playhouse - San Gabriel - Presents:Silent Sundays at Playhouse: Speedy (1928)Sunday, 9/25/2016
‘Silent Sundays’ are back for a second season at the Mission Playhouse beginning with Speedy, starring Harold Lloyd.
Accompanying the film on the Playhouse’s 1924 Wurlitzer organ is American Theatre Organ Society’s Organist of the Year (2012) Mark Herman. One of America’s busiest young theatre organists, he performs in over 30 concerts and film screenings across the country and abroad yearly.
Broadway San Diego - San Diego - Presents:Disney's The Lion King9/7/2016 - 10/2/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular - one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, Disney's THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway.
The Costa Mesa Playhouse - Costa Mesa - Presents:Red Scare on Sunset9/23/2016 - 10/2/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
Costa Mesa Playhouse continues its 52nd season with Charles Busch’s Red Scare on Sunset, a campy spoof of the 1950s Hollywood Blacklist and the anti-communist paranoia of the McCarthy era, through October 2, 2016.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:Jazz Night featuring the USC Thornton Jazz OrchestraThursday, 10/6/2016
Music director Bob Mintzer and the USC Thornton Jazz Orchestra headline this ongoing contemporary jazz series.
The Colburn Music Academy - Los Angeles - Presents:Music Academy Young Artist PerformancesSaturday, 10/1/2016
Don't miss this biweekly performance series celebrating the achievements of Music Academy students.
USC Thornton School of Music - Los Angeles - Presents:USC Thornton Concert Jazz OrchestraMonday, 9/26/2016
The USC Thornton Concert Jazz Orchestra, led by Jason Goldman, presents a tribute to singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse.
The Group Rep - North Hollywood - Presents:Calendar Girls8/26/2016 - 10/9/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
The Group Rep presents Tim Firth’s comedy CALENDAR GIRLS, based on the motion picture by Juliette Towhidi and Firth, directed by Larry Eisenberg, and produced for the Group Rep by Drina Durazo.
John Anson Ford Theatres - Hollywood - Presents:Jam Session - Ukelele & Hula DanceMonday, 9/26/2016
Whether you want to learn the graceful gestures of the hula, or play some island songs on your ukulele, Jason Arimoto will lead the way in a Hawaiian island celebration like no other! Ukuleles will be provided.
North Coast Repertory Theatre - Solana Beach - Presents:John Denver Tribute9/26/2016 - 9/27/2016 (next performance: Monday, 9/26/2016)
The music of the late John Denver (“Rocky Mountain High”, “Sunshine”, “Calypso” and “Annie’s Song”) is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time. Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry for this tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever to grace the stage.
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation - Yorba Linda - Presents:Nixon Library Family Concert Series7/10/2016 - 1/8/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
FREE FAMILY CONCERT SERIES
Free concerts are held Sundays, except when otherwise noted, and are open to the public.
Odyssey Theater - Los Angeles - Presents:Clifford Odets' "Awake and Sing!"8/27/2016 - 10/2/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
Clifford Odets' gritty, passionate, funny and heartbreaking masterpiece about the hopes and struggles of a lower-middle-class, three-generation Jewish family living in a Bronx apartment during the Great Depression continues to resonate 80 years after its 1935 premiere. The Odyssey’s 2015 critically-acclaimed revival, directed by Elina de Santos and starring Marilyn Fox, is back by popular demand.
Palos Verdes Performing Arts - Rolling Hills Estates - Presents:Young Frankenstein9/23/2016 - 10/9/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
IT'S ALIVE! The musical adaptation of Mel Brooks’ monstrously funny movie leaves audiences in stitches with dazzling special effects and show-stopping production numbers, including “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” complete with tap dancing monsters.
California Chamber Orchestra - Temecula - Presents:Classics at The Merc9/11/2016 - 11/13/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
Join us in The Merc Sunday afternoons for chamber performances by the region’s best professional musicians. The intimate setting of The Merc allows the audience and musicians to interact with each other so you can learn about the musicians, their instruments, their careers, and the music they perform.
A great classical experience for a great price!
The Wallis & For The Record - Beverly Hills - Presents:For The Record: Scorsese9/21/2016 - 10/16/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
For The Record returns to Los Angeles to celebrate legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese. American Crime Requiem explores over 40 years of Scorsese's storytelling, his passion for music and the people who make it. The show stars an eclectic mix of artists from the worlds of music, stage and screen performing an epic setlist from GoodFellas, Casino, The Departed, The Wolf of Wall Street and more.
San Diego Musical Theatre - San Diego - Presents:The Producers9/23/2016 - 10/9/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
San Diego Musical Theatre presents Mel Brooks' comic masterpiece: THE PRODUCERS!
Spreckels Organ Society - San Diego - Presents:Spreckels Organ Society - Free Concerts in Baboa Park7/10/2016 - 1/29/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
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.
Southern California Shakespeare Festival - Pomona - Presents:As You Like It9/8/2016 - 10/9/2016 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
Not to be overshadowed by themes of gender identity, pseudo homosexuality, or existential questions of life's meaning, As You Like It is a beautiful comedy about falling in love, pursuing love and (every woman's dream scenario) teaching lovers how to love - because it doesn't necessarily come naturally.
Friends of Sundays Live & LACMA - Los Angeles - Presents:Sundays Live7/10/2016 - 1/29/2017 (next performance: Sunday, 9/25/2016)
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.